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Putnam County common pleas
Gregory Harriger, 46, Ottawa, appeared for sentencing on charges of aggravated assault, a second-degree felony; and vandalism, a fifth-degree felony. He was placed on community control for five years with conditions and referred to the W.O.R.T.H. Center for completion of its program. The assault charge had been amended from a second-degree felony. Gregory Preston, 32, Cincinnati, pleaded guilty to aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second-degree felony. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered and his bond was continued. Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 4. The charge was...
Polar Express unites Van Wert businesses
VAN WERT — All aboard the Polar Express! This year’s event in Van Wert was larger than ever and included more businesses. “Last year we had 22 stops — this year it’s 27,” said organizer Sarah Sheets, who is also the owner of The Well on South Washington Street.
2024 Dog Licenses
2023 dog licenses are now on sale in Allen, Putnam and Van Wert counties and must be purchased by Jan. 31 to avoid penalty. All dogs 3 months old or older require a license.
Ottoville slips past New Bremen
Ottoville posted a narrow 57-53 win over New Bremen in Ohio boys basketball on Dec. 1. New Bremen started on steady ground by forging an 18-13 lead over Ottoville at the end of the first quarter. The scoreboard showed the Cardinals with a 32-29 lead over the Big Green heading...
A Van Wert Man Will Spend Six Months In The County Jail After Making A False Claim Against The Police Department
VAN WERT, Ohio (WOWO) — After a one-day jury trial, Leonard DeLong, 36, was sentenced to 180 days in the Van Wert County Correctional Facility. According to a police report dated May 12, Delong and his girlfriend, Latricia Darst, made multiple calls to the police department about being harassed by law enforcement and being struck by a Van Wert Police Department cruiser while riding his bicycle.
Military History in Paulding County
John Marconi Jacobs was born September 7, 1886 in Paulding Township. The son of Marconi Pettit born March 14, 1838 in Ohio and Ellen (Stout) Jacobs born May 4, 1842 in Ohio. This couple was married August 24, 1865 in Paulding, Ohio. Now this was not Marconi’s first wife. He was married to Mary Arbella Goshorn in 1858, she passed away in 1863.
Improvements coming to Brumback Library
VAN WERT — The president of the Brumback Library, David Brumback will be the guest on the Sunday morning Commissioner’s Corner and Mayor’s Conference at WERT Radio. The show was taped on Thursday and scheduled to air the following Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
Accidents in VW County
VAN WERT — A two vehicle accident occured at about 10:20 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 at the intersection of South Washington and Crawford Street. Both vehicles sustained Heavy damage and were removed from the scene by wreckers.
Weekly Safety Report: Fire Scare, Vandalism, and Suspicious Death in Van Wert, Ohio
This week in Van Wert, Ohio, there were several incidents that occurred. These incidents include a fire scare at Angel Sober Living, a police beat report, a man being bound over to the Grand Jury for vandalism, and a man pleading not guilty in connection to a suspicious death. Despite these incidents, no injuries were reported.
lima, OH Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
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Teen dies in crash on Route 114
HAVILAND- A Rossburg teen was killed when he ran a stop sign crossing State Route 114 west of Haviland. Hayden Matthew Smith, age 16, was driving a 1991 Ford F-150 southbound on County Road 87 at approximately 9:27 a.m., according to a press release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. When he ran a stop sign at the intersection of State Route 114 he struck the trailer of a 2017 Volvo westbound semi, driven by Gary G. Ballenger, age 54 of Oakwood.
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Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to van wert..
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $2.94 in Ottawa as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Roundup: Elwer’s 32 points lead Delphos St. John’s to win
VAN WERT — Cameron Elwer and Delphos St. John’s got off to a hot 27-9 start and never cooled down. Elwer scored eight of his team’s first-quarter points on his way to a 32-point night. Tyce McClain added 14 points, while Austin Moenter scored 10 for the Blue Jays.
Lima's Snowbusters Program Seeks Volunteers to Assist Elderly and Disabled with Snow Removal
As winter approaches, the city of Lima launches a new program called Snowbusters. The initiative aims to pair able-bodied volunteers with elderly or disabled residents needing help with snow removal. The program is free and open to anyone 18 years or older.
Commissioners updated on West Jennings Creek project
VAN WERT— County Commissioners from Allen, Putnam, and Van Wert Counties got together by phone on Tuesday to discuss the latest information on the West Jennings Creek ditch project. The ditch itself is in parts of all three counties and the commissioners all must sign off on the citizen-led...
Knights take season opener over Van Wert
CONVOY — Crestview’s length and strength won out on Friday night in a 55-42 season-opening victory over visiting Van Wert. The Knights hit four second quarter triples to carry them through a rocky start and in the second half, Wren and Connor Sheets took over down low to put the game away.
Holiday Light Show brightens fairgrounds
VAN WERT — A holiday tradition gets bigger and bigger every year. The 4-H Exchange Club is once again hosting its Holiday Light Show at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds.
Allen County Sheriff Matt Treglia shares concerns of staffing
ALLEN COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - We are doing more with less and we're getting it done. That statement from Allen County Sheriff Matt Treglia as he shares his concerns about staffing at the department. He says they are down 9 road deputies but they are finding ways to make sure...
City of Lima's GTV to Receive Equipment Upgrades and New Programming
Get ready for a fresh look at local government news on City of Lima's GTV! With new equipment upgrades and enhanced programming, viewers can expect behind-the-scenes episodes featuring the mayor job shadowing city departments. Tune in on Spectrum Channel 1021 or Lima's YouTube channel.