November 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Bathtub Reading Is Old Tradition At Pettisville

The Pettisville Elementary School kindergarten classroom contains all the things you would expect, and one you wouldn’t.   In the middle of the room sits – a bathtub. More...

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Obituaries

Henry F. zumFelde

Henry F. zumFelde died on Nov. 10, 2009, in his home on the family farm surrounded by his family. –Posted 11.10, 5:10 p.m. More...

Fannie E. Gisel

Fannie E. Gisel, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday evening, Nov. 5, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   She was born May 1, 1915, near Archbold, the daughter of Amandus and Malinda (Aeschliman) Short. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Helen Joann Meier, 58, Weston, and formerly of Archbold, died Nov. 7, 2009.   More...

People

Beck, Short To Marry Dec. 19

David and Cathy Beck, rural Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney, to Adam Short, son of Mike and Peg, Archbold.   More...

Couple To Wed At St. Paul Lutheran

Kirsten L. Boyer, Ridgeville Corners, and Michael P. Ruby, Ridgeville Corners, announce their engagement.   More...

Prigge, Link Plan Dec. 26 Wedding

Rory and Janice Prigge, Napoleon, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katharine Marie, to Kyle David Link, son of Kevin and Denise, Fayette.   The bride-elect is a graduate of Napoleon High School. More...

Opinion

Bathtub Blues At Pettisville School

A bathtub! Isn’t it the last thing to expect in a modern school? However, one bathtub has found a comfortable home in the Pettisville kindergarten room. Just ask any PHS graduate. More...

Voters Change School Leadership

Voters in the Archbold Area School District sent a message when they went to the polls Nov. 3, tossing two incumbents off the board and putting two newcomers on.   What, exactly, was the message? Were the voters unhappy with board decisions? More...

Letter To The Editor

These critical services We all read and hear statistics about unemployment, housing starts, and other indicators of economic health. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; choral focus on worship; offertory, Orphans of God, Anne Kindinger. Message, “In God the Orphan Finds Mercy,” Stuart Rex. More...

Zoning Board Approves Church Sign

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals approved variances, Thursday, Oct. 29, allowing the Archbold Evangelical Church to construct a new sign on its property. More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support   Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance. Speaker: Marcia Pressler. More...

Wyse Wins School Board Seat By Nine Votes - Free Access

Official Count, Nov. More...

Archbold Couple Was A True World War II Love Story

It took nothing less than World War II to bring them together; but once together, nothing, not even Army regulations, separated them. More...

Aschliman Hard-Working, Selfless Citizen Of The Year

John Martin said he’d known Bob Aschliman for 38 years.   The two were freshmen together at Goshen (Ind.) College, when Aschliman left. More...

 

News

Archbold Chamber, BSAC Team Up To Fill Downtown Storefront

The Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce and the Black Swamp Arts Council are teaming up to fill a vacant storefront downtown with a temporary art gallery. More...

Chamber Of Commerce Presents Service Awards

During the annual meeting of Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, Nov. 5, several companies received awards for years of service to the Archbold community.   Pamida and Scrapbook Korner were recognized for 10 years of service. More...

Governor Visits ConAgra, Touts Education Reform

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, paid a brief visit to Archbold, Monday, Nov. 9, to tour the ConAgra plant and seek support for his education reforms. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 1   12:45 am: Subject parked by Ruihley Park Pavilion, advised subject park was closed.   3:21 am: Noise complaint, 400 block West St., quiet on arrival.   6:28 pm: Verbal dispute, 200 block Church St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 23   9:19 pm: 100 block Franklin St., rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital.   Oct. 24   8:54 am: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Oct. 30   2:36 pm: Oberhaus Enterprises, sprinkler alarm, tripped by mistake.   Nov. 4   12:27 am: Co. Rd. D between Co. Rds. 19 and 20, smoke investigation, unfounded.   More...

Sports

Hostetler 36th At Div. III State Meet

Tanner Hostetler, a Pettisville High School sophomore, finished her season by placing 36th at the Division III State Cross Country Meet, Saturday, Nov. 7 in Columbus. More...

Streaks Fall In Regional Final

Archbold finally played its first five-game volleyball match of the season, Saturday, Nov. 7.   Unfortunately, it was in the Division III regional fi- nal against Huron. More...

Streaks Beat Otsego In Regional Semi

Archbold came back from a 23-20 deficit in the third game to win 26-24, then took that momentum to jump out to a 16-4 lead in the fourth on its way to a 25-17, 18-25, 26-24, 25-16 victory over Otsego, Wednesday, Nov. More...