Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • Sisters find healing and bonding in family business
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 12:13 AM

    VAN WERT – It’s been five years since Cindy Schwinnen’s husband, Gene Schwinnen, passed with cancer, leaving her lost in a world of endless grief and profound loneliness.

  • Ohio City rallies around hometown clerk Strickler
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 12:11 AM

    VAN WERT – Recently, Ohio City Town Clerk Debby Strickler received the words she hoped she would never hear again. “Her cancer had returned.” In January of 2012, five years ago, Strickler went to Lima Hospital for the examination of a lump in her breast that was diagnosed as cancer.

  • McCoy shares recently released winter forecast information
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 12:09 AM

    VAN WERT – Thursday evening, local EMA director and weather specialist Rick McCoy released information he received late Thursday afternoon from forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center concerning this winter’s outlook.

  • Crestview board continues discussion on expansion
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:58 PM

    VAN WERT – Discussion of Crestview’s master site plan continued during October’s regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting on Thursday.

  • Fear of seeking help in domestic violence
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:56 PM

    VAN WERT – Van Wert County Court Advocate Brenda Hofmann said on Thursday that the reason why a lot of abused women don’t seek help for their apparent hopeless situation is because they, too, were raised around domestic violence and it seems like a normal way of life to them.

  • Blind Date to return to Apple Festival with wide variety of hits
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:50 PM

    VAN WERT – As usual, the Apple Festival will draw in a wide array of entertainment. Local performers will get a chance to show off their talents in front of the large Apple Festival crowd. For the past several years, local musicians Blind Date have entertained crowds at the festival, something Rockford native Mike Bruns says he enjoys doing each year.

  • Sibling rivalry motivates Lancer girls cross country team
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:11 AM

    VAN WERT – Competition and sports go hand in hand. While most athletes are able to leave the competition on the field, some, like three sets of Lincolnview sister, take it home.

  • Survivor urges women to check for breast cancer
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:06 AM

    VAN WERT – According to the National Cancer Institute, one in eight women will get breast cancer, and on Oct. 17, 2014, Delphos native Lisa Marsee became that one.

  • Apple dumplings provide assistance to YWCA
    Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:04 AM

    VAN WERT – Each year citizens pack the fairgrounds in October to celebrate both fall, and Van Wert’s many apple orchards during the Apple Festival. Many enjoy their meal in the commercial building and end a dinner with an apple dumpling. Little might people know, that the $4 dumplings provide more than just a delicious desert, but also, a way for the YWCA to keep providing services.

  • Apple Festival grows from one room to over 10,000 in attendance
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:48 PM

    VAN WERT – Thirty-one years ago, the First Van Wert County Apple Festival was held in the back room of the Van Wert County Extension office. Those who initiated the idea were totally shocked at the response at the time.

  • Pets welcome to dress up for Halloween Spooktacular event
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:47 PM

    VAN WERT – On Saturday, Oct. 21 pets are invited to put on their spookiest (or cutest) costumes for Pet Valu’s Halloween Spooktacular event which includes a costume contest, trick-or-treat and much more.

  • Revolving Loan Fund helps business owners close on property
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:01 AM

    VAN WERT – Josh and Jeremy Brinkman used the Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund to help them close on a property at 1235 Industrial Drive on Monday.

  • Parkway makes class project out of Harvest Moon Outhouse Races
    Monday, October 16, 2017 12:08 AM

    VAN WERT – The annual Harvest Moon Festival on Saturday was a hit. Citizens lined Main Street to watch the third annual Outhouse Races. This year’s winner of the races were Wallace Plumbing. Lee Kinstle’s GM Sales & Service took second place, while a class of Parkway geometry students took third.

  • Wolfrum looking to supersede Ohio congressman
    Monday, October 16, 2017 12:04 AM

    VAN WERT – County Commissioner and local attorney Todd Wolfrum has been spending a lot of time campaigning by walking door to door in hopes of gaining votes for May’s primary. The republican hopes to replace Bob Latta and make big changes in Washington.

  • Getting to know a third grade teacher
    Monday, October 16, 2017 12:02 AM

    VAN WERT – Van Wert third grade teacher Marty Hohman has a heart for students from the heritage she appreciates in the history of one room schools to the heart for teaching that has been instilled in her by educator parents Frank and Mary Minnig.

  • Wassenberg announces photography award winners
    Sunday, October 15, 2017 12:01 AM

    We had a big crowd for the opening reception for the 40th Annual Wassenberg Photography Exhibit. Over 460 photos were entered and 170 were chosen by the judge, Cameron Granger, Columbus. Awards were presented to the following photographers: If you missed the opening this exhibit will be on-view through Oct. 27.

  • Sunday, October 15, 2017 12:00 AM

    Van Wert Civic Theatre started the season with the classic musical of “Gypsy,” directed by Jerry Zimmerman and Dee Fisher. It had a great run with wonderful performances by the cast and crew. As the show ends, two more shows begin.

  • Times Bulletin to change print frequency to 2 days a week
    Saturday, October 14, 2017 12:10 AM

    VAN WERT – The way people get news is faster than ever, and print editions, while still important for Baby Boomers and older readers, are no longer the way younger generations prefer to receive news. In order to keep a lasting presence and preserve community journalism, newspapers must change.

  • Whitehorse Biker Church rides out to reach others
    Saturday, October 14, 2017 12:03 AM

    VAN WERT - He rides a motorcycle with the insignia representing Christ riding to His people as depicted in the Book of Revelation. They call him, “Pastor Slow Ride,” although his real name is Steven Haskin.

  • Watch out for abnormal corn ear development
    Saturday, October 14, 2017 12:02 AM

    VAN WERT – With corn harvest on the brink, area OSU agriculture extension agents are advocating that area farmers check their fields for the possibility of abnormal ear development in corn fields which are near at harvest maturity.

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