April 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Pettisville School District In Line For More State Building Money

Legislation currently pending in the Ohio House of Representatives could lower the cost of a new school building for property owners in the Pettisville Local School District. More...

Kinsman Misses Olympic Team, Still Pleased With Her Trial Run

Rachel Sauder Kinsman missed a chance to join the U.S. Olympic team as a marathon runner, but still is pleased with her Sunday, April 20 run. More...

Quake Wakes Mayor, But Not From Shaking

The earthquake that rattled windows and shook beds from Nebraska to Ohio, Friday, April 18, wasn't felt by many in Archbold. It did awaken Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Orville Edwin Richer

Orville Edwin Richer passed from this life in Mesa, Ariz., on April 15, 2008 at the age of 88. A memorial service was held at North Clinton on Sunday, April 20. Orville was born in Wauseon on Dec. 26, 1919, the son of Samuel S. More...

Duane L. Layman

Duane L. Layman, 91, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 19, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to his retirement in 1982 he had worked at the former La- Choy Food Products in Archbold. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Mary Ellen Kempf, 68, Fayette, died Thursday, April 17, 2008. More...

Business

Yoder Joins NSCC

Mari Yoder, center, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, will leave the post to become vice president of institutional development at Northwest State Community College. More...

School Board Buys New Phones; Deskins Warns Of Repairs

The Archbold Area School Board voted to purchase a new, upgraded telephone and voicemail system for the Archbold High School and Archbold Elementary School. Sonit Systems, Archbold, was the low bidder, $26,611.59. More...

Northwest State Tops In Recycling Contest

Northwest State Community College was first out of more than 400 colleges and universities in one category of Recyclmania, a nationwide competition. More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Wins Four, Drops Two

The Archbold baseball team had a full slate of games last week, marching through the competition until dropping both games of a Saturday, April 19 doubleheader with Perrysburg. The Streaks stand 7-3, 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

Streak Boys Win Tri-Meet, Girls Second

Archbold hosted Wauseon and Tinora, Tuesday, April 15. The Blue Streak boys track team won, while the AHS girls finished second behind Wauseon. Boys Archbold 67, Tinora 61, Wauseon 51 Pole vault: 1. Trudel (W), 12 feet, four inches; 3. More...

Streak Softball Picks Up The Pace With 3 Wins

The Archbold softball team had a good week on the diamonds, going 3-1 last week. The Streaks defeated Swanton 12-2, Monday, April 14 before losing to Springfield 2-1 in nine innings, Tuesday, April 15. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude, offertory. Message, "God's Family That Identifies Need," by Brad Bame. Praiselude, worship through singing, and offertory led by Worship Team Band; message same as first service. More...

Friendship Days Quilt

From left, Melda Richer, Donna Smith, and Karen Nafziger work on the 2008 Pettisville Friendship Days quilt, to be sold during Pettisville Friendship Days, Friday through Sunday, June 27-29. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center April 11: Valerie William, Wauseon, twin girls. April 15: Lisa and Benjamin Osterland, Archbold, boy. April 16: Kacie and Jared Wanemacher, Archbold, girl. More...

Yoder Leaves Chamber Post For Northwest State College Vice President Position

Receives Annual Salary Of $70,500

Tom Stuckey, president of Northwest State Community College, said Monday that Mari Yoder, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, has been selected for a vice presidency at NSCC. More...

"Enchanted Moments" At The PHS Prom

High school proms provide memories that last a lifetime. The 2008 Pettisville junior-senior prom, titled "Enchanted Moments," was no different. More...

Dad And Daughter Night

Chris Montalbine, Archbold, twirls his nine-year-old daughter Alyssa across the dance floor at Archbold High School, Friday, April 18, during a father-daughter dance. More...

 

News

Prom Fun

Andrew Switzer, a Pettisville junior, and his date, Erin Brubaker, a Patrick Henry sophomore, enjoy themselves on the dance floor at the 2008 Pettisville Prom.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Old Sauder Village Organ Restored By Archbold Man, Youth

When an historic church organ fails, what would you do? Sauder Village turned to Don Glasgow, Archbold, and 16- year-old Jonah Stiriz, Fayette. The two have worked together on such instruments for three years. More...

Fire Chief Describes New Training Requirement, Fairground Building

Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said the impact of new training requirements for firefighters on the volunteer fire service is not known. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 13 5:32 pm: Loud music, Colony Meadows, advised to keep it down. 10:30 pm: Dog hit in road, owner picked up dog. April 14 10:20 pm: A car, driven by Sandy L. More...

Archbold EMS Log

April 4 5:08 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. April 7 6:31 pm: Archbold High School, injury, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Archbold Fire Log

April 7 3:24 pm: Sauder Village, structure fire; cause: staff burning ditches, embers caught log building on fire. April 11 5:02 pm: Sauder Woodworking, blower motor. April 12 3:55 pm: 3386 Co. Rd. More...

People

Dad's The Best

Todd Nafziger, left, proves to daughter Gabrielle, 7, daddies can dance, too, during the Father-Daughter dance, Friday night, April 18, at Archbold High School. Girls from the elementary and middle school brought their fathers to the entertainment. More...

Adult Activities Popular In Survey

There is a strong interest to include adult fitness to Archbold Parks & Recreation Department programs Jennifer Kidder, director, said the recent survey results surprised park board members. Of the 406 surveys mailed, 123 were returned, or 31%. More...

Wind Turbine Could Be In Line For State Capital Budget Funds

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said the school wind turbine - alternative energy project could be in line for state money. More...

Opinion

Earth Week Lives In Archbold Year 'Round

Earth Day was yesterday, and this week is Earth Week. Earth Day was originally celebrated in 1970 to bring attention to the degradation of the environment, mainly from pollution. More...

Kinsman Chases Dream

Rachel Sauder Kinsman has been running for years. She ran to nine state titles during her years at Archbold High School. She ran at Auburn University, in Alabama. She ran in the world cross country championships. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 22, 1998 Water rates will increase 10% beginning May 1, according to council. More...