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  1. Another veterans organization broken intoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times Bulletin

    Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach is seeking information on a break-in that occurred at the American Legion Post 207 in Willshire early Thursday morning. Riggenbach stated that sometime between the hours of 4-5 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, two people entered the post in Willlshire.


  2. Hospital Lady Board has Christmas in JulyRead the original story

    Thursday | The Times Bulletin

    ... in attendance then shared a special treasure. The next meeting will be held Aug. 24, at 1:30 with ladies from Willshire and Liberty townships in charge. Those attending were Lynn Vonderwell, Helen Devitt, Ilo Mercer, Lois Feasby, Ruth Osting, Sharon ...


  3. Thomas RogersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Daily Standard

    ... youth advisor and trustee of then Grace United Methodist Church. He presently was attending Praise Point in Willshire. Tom was a member of the American Legion Post #508. For many years, he provided spiritual inspiration through music and ...


  4. Darrell BrodbeckRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Daily Standard

    Darrell Lee Brodbeck. 73, Rockford, and formerly of Willshire, died at 4:15 p.m. July 14, 2015, at Lima Memorial Hospital.


  5. Alice M. SniderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Times Bulletin

    Alice M. Snider, 86, of Decatur, Indiana, formerly of Willshire, Ohio, died at 12:48 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2015, at Adams Woodcrest. She was born Dec. 12, 1928, in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late Gale Bates and Agatha T. Bates.


  6. Rain once again threatening area roadwaysRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    ... Water is threatening or impeding travel on several rural roadways. At 6 a.m. this morning, Ohio 49 running east of Willshire to U.S. 224, was down to one lane of travel as water from the St. Marys River had flooded the southbound lane. Drivers are ...


  7. Vera KuhnRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | The Daily Standard

    ... Auxiliary #1292 in Rockford. Also surviving in addition to her husband Vernon, are two children: Douglas Kuhn of Willshire, Ohio, and Kristina (David) Stemen, Rockford, Ohio. Vera has one grandson, Noah Stemen. A foster brother, Philip White ...


  8. June floods record book with high rainfall totalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Times Bulletin

    ... all creeks and streams have been out of bank at some point in June, it was the St. Marys River that runs through Willshire and the Jennings Creek outside of Delphos that really gave us fits," McCoy said. Around 24,000 sand bags were used in ...


  9. Getting to know a small town mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Times Bulletin

    Willshire Mayor Amos Stauffer sits on the porch of his comfortable home these days and admits that he is tired of dealing with water. His community had just finished over a week of fighting against the raging St. Marys River on Saturday when another storm knocked out the town's 50th celebration of the Willshire Festival.


  10. Flood warnings: St. Marys, Eel riversRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... stage Saturday night and crest near 20 feet around 2 p.m. Tuesday. At that level, water begins to cross Ohio 49 in Willshire, Ohio. At 3 p.m. Friday, the Eel was at 4.6 feet and steady. Flood stage is 9 feet. The river is forecast to rise above ...


  11. 50th Willshire Days festival this weekendRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Times Bulletin

    This is a special year of celebration for citizens of Willshire and everyone who makes the village a stop every summer. The year 2015 marks the 50th annual Willshire Days festival, sponsored by the Willshire Lions Club.


  12. Samples, trophies figure in quest for Ribfest favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... for a booth that sold both. "Oh, and I love cornbread." Rick Boggs approached his selection with precision. The Willshire, Ohio, man is a truck mechanic at Navistar International Corp.'s local test track. "You just go from one to one and try the ...


  13. Hoping for a break from the rain and floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Times Bulletin

    ... then the rain moved in which should make the waters rise again into Friday. Crews filled and placed sandbags in Willshire all day on Thursday and help has been requested for Friday also. Water has already crept in to the local hardware store and gas ...


  14. Area braces for more floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times Bulletin

    Efforts to keep the interior of buildings in the Village of Willshire continued Wednesday, but Van Wert County EMA Director Rick McCoy reported that flood waters had already started to breach the sandbags placed on Tuesday. "The river went up another two feet," McCoy reported on Wednesday's changes on the St. Marys River at Willshire.


  15. local pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Daily Standard

    Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Clayton Williams on Tuesday monitors traffic as a semi driver turns around his rig at Harner Road due to the closing of U.S. 33 between Rockford and Willshire. Local weatherman Dennis Howick has forecast rain to continue into the weekend.


  16. Flooding frustrations growRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Daily Standard

    ... bags on the edge of town and we just want to be prepared as best we can." Officials Tuesday closed U.S. 33 between Willshire and Rockford and U.S. 127 between state Route 707 and Shelley Road. They remain closed today. Flooding Tuesday closed more ...


  17. Heavy rains and flooding affecting Van Wert CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Times Bulletin

    ... has caused fields to flood, water to cross and close many roads in the county. Volunteers worked Tuesday at Willshire to try to keep the flood away. As of Tuesday evening, both St. Rd. 49 and U. S. 224 were closed around Willshire. The lone open ...


  18. More roads closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    At approximately 11 a.m. today local officials reported U.S. 33 and Ohio Route 81 near Willshire have been closed due to rising floodwaters.


  19. Major flooding forecast for 3 area riversRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... feet, major flooding is in progress, the weather service said. U.S. 224 is closed by floodwater and U.S. 33 near Willshire, Ohio, begins to flood. Extensive flooding of Decatur's east side and at Bellmont High School occurs, and evacuations become ...


  20. Willshire asks for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Times Bulletin

    Nearly 10 inches of rain has fallen on the southern part of Van Wert County over the past few days and the resulting flood waters has the village of Willshire asking for volunteers to fill sandbags. Willshire officials have asked area residents to help fill sandbags to protect parts of the village nearest the flood waters.


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