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St. John's Athletic Boosters serve up laughs with second Comedy Night
Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Friday, August 29, 2014 3:55 PM )
St. John’s Pastor the Rev. Dave Reinhart, left, purchases his Comedy Night ticket from St. John’s Business Manager Ted Hanf. (Submitted photo)


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DELPHOS — St. John’s Athletic Boosters will be looking for more laughs during their second annual Comedy Night Sept. 13 to raise funds for athletic programs at the school.

This is one of our biggest fundraisers,” booster member Ken Kreeger said. “We use our funds to buy equipment, uniforms and pay for transportation costs of the teams.”


Kiwanis provide player benches for stadium
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:13 PM
The Kiwanis Club donated new benches for the home and visitor sides of the football field at Stadium Park. Kiwanis members met Monday night to assemble the benches. They were moved into place Tuesday. On hand to for the delivery of the benches are, from left, Kiwanians Mark Miller, Dave Ostendorf, Jim Fischer, Rob Moenter, Jamey Wisher and Rick Hanser. Not pictured are Scott Wiltsie, Jim Fortener, Bill Massa and Dave Casemier. (Submitted photo)
Landeck students try out green thumbs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:12 PM
Landeck Elementary School students and staff planted a garden at the end of last school year as a school project. Over the summer, the staff took turns tending the garden. The students were excited to see how much the garden grew over the summer when they came back to school this week. Some of the teachers treated their students with snacks made from the garden such as salsa or carrots. Above: Students gather in the pumpkin patch. They include Audrey Violet, Jaiden Mossing, Griffin Mericle, Bailey Hile, Luke Rode, Kellen Carder, Gavin Hageman and Sheldyn Fetter. This is the second year for the project. (Submitted photo)
Van Wert County Court news
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:08 PM



VAN WERT — One plea, one time waiver and two sentencings were heard at Van Wert Common Pleas Court on Wednesday.


Kiel Martin, 28, Delphos, entered a guilty plea to three counts of burglary, each a felony of the second degree. Two other burglary charges and two theft charges were dismissed for his plea. The Court ordered a presentence investigation and set sentencing for 9 a.m. Oct. 8.

Van Wert County Fair Veterans Day activities announced
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:07 PM

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VAN WERT — Friday has been designated Veterans Day at the Van Wert County Fair. The day is being sponsored by the county Veterans Service Organization as well as every other veteran’s organization in the county. All activities will be held at the Entertainment Test on the west side of the Commercial Building.