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  1. Clutch knocks back Fetzer's brilliant start as Cougs blank ElidaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Daily Herald

    Senior right-hander Caleb Fetzer struck out seven while allowing only three hits and used 74 pitches in a complete-game shutout of Elida on Tuesday evening, with his Van Wert squad taking a 3-0 Western Buckeye League win at Russell Fisher Field at Smiley Park. It was the second straight night that a Cougar starter went the distance while averaging slightly more than 10 pitches per inning.

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  2. Straley looking to do civil duty as city treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    VAN WERT With the primary election rapidly approaching, Neil Straley, a Republican contender in the only contested city primary race, is looking to snag the city treasurer's position, which is currently held by Don Hangartner, who will be looking for re-election. Straley is a 1989 graduate of Van Wert High School who has spent time since then in manufacturing.

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  3. Council hears from airport officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    City Council had a night full of discussion as it heard concerns from Rosalie Drive residents, a presentation from Van Wert Regional Airport members and the Van Wert Fire Department's Chief Jon Jones, as well as continuing talks about the combining of the City and County's Revolving Loan Funds and the trash issues. Representatives from the Van Wert Regional Airport presented to City Council on Monday in hopes to continue to receive $21,000 from the City, which is matched by the County.

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  4. Steve (Whitey) McCollumRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    Steve McCollum, 63, of Van Wert, passed away at 6:45 a.m. April 25, 2017, at his residence. Steve was born April 5, 1954, in Van Wert, the son of Leona L. Schwarck and Ray Van McCollum, who preceded him in death.

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  5. Howard L. "Lenny" Moore, Jr.Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    Howard L. "Lenny" Moore, Jr., 50, of Van Wert, died Wednesday morning at the University of Toledo Hospital in Toledo.

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  6. Dan Joseph RickerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    ... and Wyatt Ricker. Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2017, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. Visitation is scheduled one hour ahead of the service.

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  7. Airport to host Rusty Pilots seminarRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    More than 500,000 pilots in the United Sates have taken a break from flying and may feel that they need a refresher course before taking to the skies again. That's why Van Wert Regional Airport is offering a Rusty Pilots seminar from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 13. As the saying goes, once a pilot, always a pilot.

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  8. Cougars dominate Van Wert County Track MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    Van Wert senior Brandon Hernandez clears the final hurdle as Crestview's Tyler White gives chase during the Van Wert County Track Meet, held in Convoy on Tuesday. Lincolnview's Brad Korte clears the bar during the high jump even at Tuesday's Van Wert County Track Meet in Convoy.

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  9. Weaving driver charged with possession of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Peak Of Ohio

    A driver was issued a drug-related summons following a traffic stop on State Route 117 near State Route 273 West Monday night around 9:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Alexis Billingham, 21, of Van Wert, was weaving on 117 and went left of center on a curve.

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  10. Lady Cougars blast KalidaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times Bulletin

    The Lady Cougars were on fire from the plate batting .600 as a team and racking up 21 hits in six innings. Van Wert junior Laine Spoor and freshman Lauren Moore both went 4-of-5 and were responsible 10 runs.

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  11. Lorraine V. EyinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times Bulletin

    Lorraine V. Eyink, 71, of Van Wert, passed at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, surrounded by her family in the ICU of Van Wert County Hospital. She married the love of her life, John J. Eyink, Sr. in 1974.

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  12. Snyder family to be honored at Beacon of Hope dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times Bulletin

    Community Health Professionals will host its 19th annual Hospice Beacon of Hope dinner and auction at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Vantage Career Center Commons. The event features a meal, live and silent auction items with auctioneer Bob Gamble, emcee Wally Grimm, former Van Wert High School principal, and 2017 Ohio Has Talent winner, Gabe Bailey, providing entertainment.

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  13. New barn addition dedicated at museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times Bulletin

    Theresa Mengerink, president of the Van Wert County Historical Society, cuts the ribbon at Sunday afternoon's dedication ceremony. Other members of the historical society and local and state officials were also in attendance.

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  14. Jays, Cougars battle to splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times Bulletin

    St. John's and Van Wert split a baseball doubleheader Saturday on Russell Fisher Field at Smiley Park in Van Wert. The second game went nine innings, with the visiting Blue Jays breaking through with four runs in the top of the ninth to grab a 5-1 victory.

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  15. Treva ElstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Paulding Progress

    SHERWOOD Treva L. Elston, 73 years, of Sherwood, passed away Saturday, April 22 in the emergency room of Promedica Defiance Regional Hospital, Defiance. Treva was born April 9, 1944 in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Everett Dale and Ruby Marie Elston.

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  16. 4/23/2017Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 23 | Digby

    ... mechanic. The parents of two boys, they were waiting in front of the 540 Martial Arts studio on West Main Street in Van Wert, Ohio, last fall when I first interviewed them - and they were packing the boys into the car after class, again, when I ...

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  17. High School Invitational opens on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | The Times Bulletin

    ... Free munchies, awards and an art project will celebrate young artists who go to school within a 30-mile radius of Van Wert. Plan to attend and check out the wonderful and imaginative work of our area students. Remember the June Art Exhibit Call for ...

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  18. Competition winner announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | The Times Bulletin

    The Van Wert Area Photography Club's most recent meeting was Thursday, April 13. The competition theme, "Toilets," did not produce the results hoped for so there was a very short stack to pick from. Rex Dolby's entry received the most votes.

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  19. Food, fun and concerts in Fountain ParkRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 22 | The Times Bulletin

    We are inching our way to the summer, and that means concerts in Fountain Park in downtown Van Wert. For 16 years, I've looked over to Fountain Park from my church job at First UM in the winter and thought, summer will be a ways off.

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  20. This and That - 'Stowaway'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | The Daily Herald

    ... to America to escape the compulsory seven-year servitude in the German army. His Declaration of Intention filed in Van Wert on 6 October 1860 says he immigrated from Bremen on 23 August 1857 and arrived on 1 October 1857 at the port of New Orleans. ...

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