March 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Easter Egg Hunt Dates Set

Dates are set for Easter Egg Hunts in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners. Archbold Parks & Recreation will host its annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Friday, April 3, 8:30 pm, in Ruihley Park. More...

Fun On A Spring Day

Leah Hall, 9, her little sister Emma, 5, and Mattie Thatcher, 9, enjoy a sunny, 64-degree spring afternoon on a tire swing at the park in NorthPointe, Sunday, March 22. Leah and Mattie have the same birth date: Jan. 9, 2000. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Evelyn L. Wolken

Evelyn L. Wolken, age 76, of Archbold, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2009, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. More...

George R. Emmons

George R. Emmons, age 87, of Fayette, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. More...

Cynthia A. "Cindy" Brenner

Cynthia "Cindy" A. Brenner, 52, Stryker, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Archbold Hospital. She was born Aug. 7, 1956, in Wauseon to Herbert and Joan (Rupp) Miller. She married Jeff Pace on Sept. 14, 1974, and he died on June 9, 1984. More...

People

Couple To Marry June 6 In Archbold

Dave and Kathy Lersch, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista, Greenville, S.C., to Heath Yoder, Greenville, S.C., son of Brad and Cheryl, Nappanee, Ind. The bride-elect graduated from Archbold High School. More...

Arienne Johnson Presents Research Work At Symposium

Arienne Johnson, an Archbold High School graduate, was a presenter at the 11th annual Goshen (Ind.) College Undergraduate Research Symposium, Saturday, March 14. Johnson, a junior presented "Holy Blasphemy: Interpreting the Unforgivable Sin. More...

Recipe Corner

Blueberry French Toast Sandwich

1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 1.2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar 1 package (about 12 ounces) frozen French toast (6 slices) 3.4 cup fresh blueberries In bowl, stir together cream cheese and confectioners' sugar. More...

Opinion

Soccer Decision Correct

Many citizens were disappointed when the Archbold Area School Board said no to varsity boys soccer, but the decision was correct, without question. To paraphrase the famous Clinton administration saying, it's all about the economy. More...

Archbold Library Needs Help May 5

Few towns the size of Archbold have a library that equals the one in our village. Because of generous donations and voter support, thousands of people enjoy it. Located on Stryker Street, the library is staffed with knowledgeable employees. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 24, 1999 Singing and acting with a broken ankle, "was easier than I thought, but still was no easy task," Josh Storrer discovered last week. More...

Boat Used 3 Times During Recent Flood

When Archbold Rescue used the department's boat to save a Stryker man, it was one of three times the boat was needed in flood waters after the heavy rains of Tuesday, March 10. More...

Park Board Debt Relief Has Support

Wyse Says Council Can Help Park Board Without Tax Hike

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said he believes there is a unanimous consensus among Archbold Village Council members that something must be done to alleviate the Archbold Park Board debt. More...

Fairlawn Auction Known For Quilts, Crafts

One of Archbold's most unique community events, the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction, takes place Thursday and Friday, April 2-3, at Founder's Hall, Sauder Village. More...

Pettisville Students Leave For Music Trip

Fifty-five Pettisville High School students and four chaperones leave today to perform in Orlando, Fla. But the charter bus only holds 56. Bobbi Yoder, PHS band director, said a chaperone and two students are flying to make room on the bus. More...

 

News

Park Board Raises Swimming Pool Admission Prices, Closes Baby Pool

The Archbold Park Board raised the rates for swimming pool admissions, and agreed with the closing of the baby pool at its Wednesday, March 18, meeting. More...

Voter Registration Deadline Near

Kathy Meyer, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, reminds voters that in order to vote in the May 5 special election, voters must be registered by Monday, April 6. More...

Line 'Em Up!

Above: Cub Scouts from Archbold Cub Scout Pack 263 line up their racers during the Pinewood Derby, Saturday, March 21, at St. John's Christian Church. From left: Nathan Rettig, tiger cub; Christopher Schaub, webelos; and John Ruscigno, wolf cub. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 15 3:20 pm: Theft, 504 S. Defi- ance St. March 16 7:45 am: Warning for dropping children off in roadway, 200 block W. Holland St. 8:49 am: Driving through yard, 702 Stryker St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

March 7 12:19 am: 500 block W. Holland St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. 6:52 am: 600 block Brussel St., medical, dead on arrival. March 8 9:37 am: 400 block Ditto St., injury, cancelled. More...

Archbold Man Indicted On Grand Theft Charge

Juan M. Garcia, Jr., 33, Archbold, was indicted on a charge of grand theft by the Fulton County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury met Monday, March 16, and handed down indictments against Garcia and 15 other persons. More...

Sports

Nofziger Signs Letter Of Intent

Quinn Nofziger, Pettisville High School senior, signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind. Seated with Nofziger, center, are his parents, Cheryl and Douglas. More...

Pettisville JV Boys Basketball Wins BBC

The Pettisville junior varsity boys basketball team had a successful 2008-09 season, ending 18-2 and winning the Buckeye Border Conference with a 9-1 record. The Birds opened the season with a 38-32 win over Delta, but lost at Edon 37-28. More...

Collegiate Connection

Justin Rufenacht, a 2005 Pettisville High School graduate, recently finished the 2008- 09 men's basketball season at Bluffton University. He started in 22 games and played in all 26. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Seekers of Your Heart, adult choir. Message, Brian Clay. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; offertory, Most High God, by worship team. More...

Lockport Team Wins Bible Quiz In Double Overtime

The Bible Quiz crowd at Central Mennonite Church on Sunday, March 22, had all the excitement it could ask for as 12 teams competed in tournament style quizzing. More...

Scouts Visit Buckeye

Tiger cubs from Archbold Cub Scout Pack 263 recently visited the Archbold Buckeye office to learn how the local newspaper is published. Front row, from left: Levi Baus, Benjamin Oyer, Nathan Rettig. Back row: Brayden Hall, Ethan Hagans. More...