May 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

New $21 Million School Building For Pettisville?

The Pettisville Local School district is moving forward with its plan to build a new school building with mostly state money, appealing for additional funding to state officials every step of the way. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marjorie M. Taylor

Marjorie M. Taylor, age 88, of Wauseon, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. More...

Alice Aschliman

Alice Aschliman, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday evening, May 10, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Feb. More...

Virginia M. Layman

Virginia M. Layman, 87, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, May 7, 2008 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Mrs. Layman was born in Wauseon on July 7, 1920, the daughter of the late Clarence and the late N. More...

People

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Colenzo Short and Joy Hesselschwardt, Fayette, were married on May 30, 1958 at Delaware Bend, Ohio, by William Pieffer, the officiating pastor. More...

Rupp Receives Class Honor

Lauren L. Rupp, daughter of Phillip and Judith, Archbold, received class honors for maintaining the highest grade point average in the class at a recent Ohio Northern University Honors Day program. She is a first-year major in pharmacy. More...

Local Students Are Recognized

Defiance College held its annual Honors Day Convocation recently to recognize academic achievements of students. Archbold and Pettisville students receiving awards: •Andrew Pratt, Pettisville, Alpha Chi Academic Honorary. More...

Opinion

Prom Is A Plus For AHS, PHS Students

Junior-senior proms at Archbold and Pettisville Schools have come and gone. The colorful, happy, and memorable events went without mishaps. More...

Township Trustees Say No To Executive Session

A township trustee in Eastern Ohio declined to take part in an executive session, known as a closed-door meeting. Matthew Lynch, Bainbridge Township trustee, left the meeting rather than go into secret session. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 13, 1998 Tom Vershum, 30-year teacher at Archbold, will retire at the end of the school year. Delila Dilbone resigned her post as concession stand manager. More...

Local WWII Vets Visit Memorial, Receive Thanks

They have been hailed as America's Greatest Generation. Men- boys, really- who stepped out of their high school classrooms, off of tractors, out of their jobs, and went off to fight World War II. More...

Guest Speakers Memorial Day:

Archbold, Pettisville, Ridgeville Corners

Tanya Biank, wife of Michael Marti, a United States Army lieutenant colonel and 1985 Archbold High School graduate, will be the speaker at the Archbold Memorial Day service, Monday, May 26. More...

Carnival Fun

A carnival, featuring giant inflatable toys and games, drew many boys and girls to Memorial Park, Saturday, May 10. Left: Ethan Zaerr, 10, Archbold, pops out of a monster's mouth. More...

 

News

Eashes Back In Wauseon After W. Va. Auto Crash

Sanford and Linda Eash, the Wauseon couple who were injured in a West Virginia car crash, Thursday, April 17, are now rehabilitation patients at Fulton Manor, Wauseon. In the same accident, Edna E. More...

Attend FFA Convention

Archbold FFA members that attended the Ohio FFA convention from May 1-3 were, from left: Kelly Wasnich, John Schnoenhals, Seth Nofziger, Lucas Hesterman, and Becca Smith. More...

Black Swamp Quilts At Toledo Mennonite Church

More than two dozen quilts offered at the 2008 Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar and Quilt event are displayed at Toledo Mennonite Church, located at 5501 Nebraska Ave. It is open Friday, May 16, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 4 No reports. May 5 2:19 pm: A semi, driven by Elmi A. Obsieyeh, Columbus, owned by Select Carrier Group, Groveport, traveling east on Stryker St., attempted to turn south onto N. Defiance St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

April 18 7:54 pm: 200 block La Choy Dr., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. April 21 6:10 am: Frozen Specialties, ill, transported to Archbold Hospital. April 23 4:30 pm: Auto accident, St. Rt. 2 at Co. Rd. More...

Public Meetings

FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, May 19, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, May 19, 7 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. More...

Sports

Archbold, Pettisville Advance In Softball Tournament

D-III: Archbold 5, Delta 3 D-IV: Pettisville 12, Stryker 2

Archbold and Pettisville both advanced in softball tournament action, Thursday, May 15. More...

Streaks Sweep Lamberson Invitational

Archbold swept the Lamberson Invitational Track and Field Meet, Saturday, May 10, in Montpelier, winning both the boys and girls meets. The Streak girls won with a team score of 110. Patrick Henry was second with 90. More...

Streaks Win Wauseon Doubles Invitational

The Archbold boys tennis team narrowly defeated Wauseon to win the Wauseon Doubles Invitational, Saturday, May 10. Archbold won with a 4.5, Wauseon finished 4.0, and Bryan 3.5. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: JoAnne Rupp, prelude. Message: "Who Are We? Called Followers Sent Into Judea and Samaria," Brad Bame. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; dedication of children. More...

Kids Clean Up At Car Wash

Kids and grownups were working at a fund-raiser car wash for the Good Shepard Mennonite Church, Saturday, May 10. Tony Quintanilla, 11, far left, handled advertising. More...

Recipe Corner

Quick Blueberry- Cranberry Relish 1 can (8 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans In a medium-sized microwave safe dish, place cranberry sauce. More...