May 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Antique Autos Visit Village

More than 70 antique autos visited Sauder Village, Saturday, May 17. Top: Carole Quickery, left, Huntington, Ind., and Mary Hasty, Ft. Wayne, Ind., observe a row of Model A Fords. More...

Memorial Day Programs

Two Lt. Cols. and Army Wife Speak

American Legion Posts in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners have announced their Memorial Day services. Memorial Day is Monday, May 26. The public is welcome at all three events. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Larry L. Durham

Larry L. Durham, 45, of Ottawa, and formerly of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008 in his home. More...

Dale King

Dale King, age 90 years, of Stryker, passed away Saturday morning, May 17, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Aug. 18, 1917, near Archbold, a son of Henry and Ida (Weber) King. He married Lucille Leichty on Aug. More...

Marjorie M. Taylor

Marjorie M. Taylor, age 88, of Wauseon, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Marjorie was born in Wauseon on June 22, 1919, the daughter of the late Harold and the late Elsie (Marzolf) Kling. On Nov. More...

People

Short, Meyer Plan June 14 Wedding

Tara Short, Archbold, and Nathaniel Meyer, Archbold, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Larry and Suzette Short. More...

Honor Student

Leah Gautsche, 2007 Archbold High School graduate, was honored by Mercy College of Northwest Ohio for earning a 3.3 or higher grade point average during the spring semester. More...

Earns Scholarship

Laura Bruner, a 2005 Pettisville High School graduate, has received a $1000 Women's Leadership in Agriculture Scholarship Program scholarship from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation for the 2008-09 academic year. More...

Opinion

Remember Military Members

In the last issue of this newspaper it was an honor to report on the veterans who visited the World War II Memorial in Washington. On a sunny day's visit to our nation's capital, the men also visited several veterans memorials. More...

High School Degree More Valuable Than Ever

Thousands of Americans are being laid off from good-paying jobs. Factories and businesses are closing around the globe. The American economy is in slump. The world economy is in a slump. Economists say it's more than a recession. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 20, 1998 Council approved construction of three sections of bike paths in the village. Edward Leininger was promoted to executive vice president/ commercial loan officer,at the Farmers & Merchants State Bank. More...

Streaks Win District Softball Championship

Archbold 12, Fairview 1

The Archbold softball team defeated Fairview 12-1 in five innings to win the Division III district championship at Lima, Thursday, May 22. More...

Archbold Schools Need More Money By 2011

The Archbold Area School District will need additional money, in the form of a property tax levy or an income tax, by 2011. Members of the Archbold Area School Board were given the information at the Monday night, May 19, meeting. More...

Pettisville, Stryker High Schools Award Diplomas To 92 Sunday

Pettisville and Stryker high schools will hand out 92 diplomas, Sunday, May 25. Stryker High School holds its graduation starting at 2 pm; ceremonies begin at Pettisville at 2:30 pm. More...

Student Spends Year In Capital

Like most graduating seniors, Heaven Randolph, Pettisville, will prepare to move away from home. But it won't be her first time. More...

 

News

AHS Honors Outstanding Students At Awards Night

DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS Agriculture Star Greenhand Degree 9th- Lucas Hesterman Star Chapter Farmer- Steven Bostelman Star Chapter Degree in Agribusiness- Tyler Short Blue & Gold Award- Kelly Wasnich DeKalb Outstanding Senior- Seth Nofziger More...

Council Continues Building Plans

Archbold Village Council learned the latest estimated cost for an equipment storage building is about $181,000. Council was presented with the information during its Monday night, May 19, meeting. More...

Village Construction Projects Updated

Workers are busy installing underground utilities on the three capital projects underway in the village. More...

Public Record

Breaking News

Armed Robbery In Wauseon

A masked gunman held up Wauseon's Burger King restaurant during the early morning hours of Thursday, May 22, the Wauseon Police Department announced. More...

Archbold Police Log

May 11 5:06 pm: A car, driven by Ivan P. Rosario, 49, Defiance, with passenger Teresa P. Rosario, 80, same address, was parked at the Archbold McDonald's while a minivan, driven by Diana P. Miller, 69, Archbold, was driving into the lot. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court State of Ohio ex. rel., Melissa Damico vs. Brian Beckham, London, KY., obligor. UIFSA. Donna Wiley, Delta, plaintiff vs. Thomas Wiley, Delta, defendant. Divorce. U.S. Bank National Association, Fort Mill, S.C., plaintiff vs. More...

Sports

Archbold Softball Wins District Semifinal

The Archbold softball team defeated Evergreen 2-1, Tuesday, May 20 in the Div. III district semifinal at Archbold. The Streaks (20-6) play Fairview (17-6) in the district final at Lima Bath, Thursday, May 22, 5 p.m. More...

AHS Takes Second At NWOAL Meet

The Archbold boys and girls track teams placed second at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League track meet, Tuesday, May 13 and Friday, May 16. The Streaks used their strong running events on Friday to catch up to the stronger field teams. More...

Three-Peat For Blue Streaks

Win League Title For Third Straight Year

The Archbold softball team had a busy week. The Streaks won five games, which helped them grab a piece of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title and a sectional crown. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude. Tom and Robyn Scott, missions moment. Message: "Who Are We? Camping in the Middle of Somewhere," Drew Moser. More...

Goats Up Close

Zachary Gill, 7, Lima, gets a close look at a Sauder Village goat. Gill visited the village Saturday, May 17. He saw many antique cars on display but said he liked the animals better. - photo by David Pugh More...

Organizations

Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Thursday, May 22, 12-6 p.m., Emmaus Lutheran Church, 841 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon; Tuesday, May 27, 11-5:30 p.m., Ruihley Park Pavilion, 320 W. Holland St., Archbold. More...