VAN WERT - A Republican luncheon will be held Friday, Oct. 12 at Willow Bend Country Club, Van Wert. Congressman Bob Latta will be the speaker. Services will begin at 11:45 am. with speaking to follow at about 12:15 p.m. The public is invited. In addition, any Republicans interested in going door to door Saturday are invited to meet at Republican headquarters, 108 N. Washington St. between 10 a.m. and noon.