June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Robinson Hired At $100,000 Salary

Wind Turbine Not Fixed Yet

Marc Robinson, former Wauseon superintendent, was officially hired by the Archbold School Board at its Monday, June 18 meeting. Robinson replaces Aaron Rex, who resigned to take over as superintendent of Wapakoneta Schools. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

John J. Miller

John J. Miller, 88, of rural Ridgeville Corners, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  He was born March 6, 1930, in Ridgeville Corners to Joe C. and Addie (Meyer) Miller.  On Aug. More...

Marr’Del Maria Werder

Marr’Del Maria Werder, age 76, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Sunday, June 17, 2018.  Prior to her retirement, she had taught continuing education at the University of Toledo.  Marr’Del was born in Napoleon More...

Sanford (Sam) Thomas

Sanford (Sam) Thomas passed from his earthly home to his eternal reward on June 17, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, in Archbold.  Sanford was born in Thomas Mills, Pa., to Newton and Mary (Livingston) Thomas on June 20, 1930.  He marr More...

People

Honor Student

Mary Yoder, AHS ‘14 and daughter of David and Mari, was named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring term at the University of Dayton.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Earns Degree

Mary Yoder, AHS ‘14, daughter of David and Mari, graduated from the Univer- sity of Dayton during spring commencement exercises, Sunday, May 6.   More...

Opinion

Busy Summer Days The Norm

There’s a line from the song “Summertime,” by George Gershwin, that goes, “Summertime, and the living is easy.”  It evokes long, lazy afternoons spent under a shade tree, or a night on the porch listening to cicadas More...

Old Photo Corner

In 1982, Pettisville Friendship Days netted $12,000-$12,500 in proceeds over its three-day run, June 18-19-20. Left: Steve Lauber, general chairman, takes time to enjoy some homemade ice cream Saturday evening with his wife, Shari.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 25, 2008   While a small crowd and school officials look on, workers from Wind Energy Solutions slowly raise the 50-meter (160-foot) wind test tower in place on property at the new Archbold Evangelical Church, More...

Vandock Leaving Archbold Schools

In a social media post Tuesday, Kent Vandock, director of choral activities for Archbold Schools, announced that he is leaving to take a similar post in Perrysburg.  “This was a very difficult decision for me,” Vandock said in his po More...

Trains Blocking Downtown Crossings Topic At Council

Trains blocking the Defiance Street Norfolk Southern railroad crossing were the subject of both an exchange of comments on Internet social media, and discussion at Archbold Village Council.  More...

JJ Safehouse Moving Forward

Work on the JJ Safehouse, a rehabilitation center for women who are victims of domestic violence, continues, said Jennifer Panczyszyn, chairman of the JJ Safehouse group.  “It’s still moving. More...

Gretchen Lee Says Becoming State FFA Secretary Is ‘Very Surreal’

Gretchen Lee, PHS ‘18, was impressed by the state FFA officers as an eighth grader. While not in FFA at that time, she took her science fair project to the state FFA convention. More...

 

News

AHS Class Of 1945 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1945 held its 73rd reunion, Saturday, June 2, at the Home Restaurant, Archbold. Front row, from left: Floyd Miller, Corrine (Ziegler) Gaylord, Margaret (Gigax) Detter, Doris (Sauder) Yoder. More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 25-29   MONDAY: lasagna, cauliflower, tossed salad, fruit crisp.  TUESDAY: ham loaf or meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, creamed peas, pineapple.  WEDNESDAY: sloppy joes, tator tots, winter blend vegetables, bananas, yogurt.&n More...

Pettisville Teachers Get 3% Raises

Teachers in the Pettisville School District will receive raises of 3% in each of the next two years. Pettisville School Board approved a new two-year contract with the Pettisville Teachers Association during its Monday, June 11 meeting. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 8   3:11 pm: Verbal warning, parking facing the wrong direction, 400 block Clover Lane.  3:15 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, subject needed assistance getting walker.  3:43 pm: Follow-up, 100 block Woodland Dr.  9:40 pm: Vehicle un More...

Man Treated, Released

Cloyce J. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Christina Wallace, Napoleon, plaintiff vs Sarah Morrison, administrator, Columbus, defendant. Worker’s compensation. Dale Hatcher, executor, Napoleon, vs Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team is 8-4 through June 14.  Archbold 1, Wauseon 0   T.J. More...

Keefer Coaches Relay To State Title

Noah Keefer, son of Coe and Karen, Archbold, is in his second year as a sprints and relays track coach and football coach at May River High School, Bluffton, S.C., where he teaches English.  The May River girls track team finished second in the More...

Hole In One

Jim Mealer, Stryker, aced the par-3, 130-yard 16th hole at the golf course in Stryker, Wednesday, June 13. His club of choice was an 8-iron.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Father’s Day  Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   June 8: Myriah & Daniel Clay, Wauseon, girl.  June 11: Melanie & Ezra Miller, Whitehouse, boy; Ruth & Dennis Kauffman, Archbold, boy.   More...