December 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Borrow $400,000 For School Wind Turbine?

The Archbold Area School District may borrow up to $400,000 to finance construction of a 500 kilowatt (kW) wind turbine on or near the Archbold High School- Archbold Elementary School campus.   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Thelma A. Kleck

Thelma A. Kleck, age 100, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. –Posted 12.28, 9:24 am More...

Donald E. Buehrer

Donald E. Buehrer, age 85, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 23, 2009, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. –Posted 12.23, 3:10 pm More...

William J. “Bill” Clair

William J. “Bill” Clair, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 20, 2009, at the CHP Defi- ance Area In- Patient Hospice Center.   He was born Aug. More...

People

Couple Resides In Toledo

Shauna Lea Graber, Toledo, and Jason Cloyd Rasor, Toledo, exchanged wedding vows at 3 p.m., May 30, 2009, at North Point Church, Toledo. Patrick Schwenk was the officiating pastor. More...

Wilsons Celebrate 50th Anniversary

John Wilson and Joanne Sue Beck, Archbold, were married Dec. 26, 1959, at Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church, Archbold. Rev. Harry Bertsche officiated the ceremony. More...

Honeymoons In Belize

Mandy Denise Kronmiller, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Levi Jordan Rupp, Archbold, exchanged wedding nuptials at 5 p.m., June 13, 2009, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold. Paul Reichert and Ron Williams were the officiating pastors. More...

Opinion

What Christmas Is About

For the past few weeks, voices from the television have screeched and caterwauled that Christmas is here, and it’s time to go out and buy big, expensive presents for everybody.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999   Lynn Aschliman, outgoing member of the Archbold Area School Board, received a framed drawing by Sue Hurst, AHS art teacher, from board member Bob Aschliman. More...

Ex-Superintendent To Head Middle School

Kenneth L. Jones, a former superintendent of the Evergreen and Ayersville school districts, has been named interim principal at Archbold Middle School.   He will take over from Mike Pressler, whose retirement takes effect Jan. 31, 2010. More...

Christmas Differs For Those Living Abroad

For Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners residents, Christmas traditions seem nearly universal.   Christmas trees, decorations, Santa Claus, and the celebration of the birth of Jesus are all parts of the season. More...

 

News

United Way Probably Won't Reach Goal

Gina Saaf, executive director of the Fulton County United Way, said this year’s fund drive probably won’t reach its goal of $265,000. More...

Sauder Offers Remake Of Erie's Original Table

At the urging of a national discount store chain, Sauder Woodworking is offering a special, limited-production edition of the table that created an industry. More...

Wise Second Graders

Ethan Hagans, second from left, played a camel, while Ben Oyer, Silas Whiteman, and Noah Cheney, from left, were the three wise men in “Once Upon a Starry Night,” the 2009 Archbold second More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 13   6:12 pm: Citation to Richard C. Engler, 40, rural Stryker, driving while license suspended, 200 block W. Williams St.   Dec. 14   No reports.   Dec. More...

Archbold Boy Charged With Multiple Crimes

A 15-year-old Archbold boy was charged with juvenile delinquency by way of theft, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana, Wednesday morning, Dec. 16. More...

Youth Reports Shoes Taken

Drew Ginn, 16, Archbold, told police a pair of blue and white athletic shoes, valued at $65, was stolen from the Archbold Laundromat sometime between 7:30 and 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 16.   Ginn said he washed the shoes. More...

Sports

Wrestlers Win Two League Matches

Brian Becher, Archbold head wrestling coach, has his squad running in full gear. Just three weeks into the season, the Streaks have wrestled 22 matches as of Sunday, Dec. 19.   More...

AHS Girls Beat Vikings, Fall In Clinic Classic

The Archbold girls basketball team remains undefeated in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League at 3-0 after defeating Evergreen 47-40, Friday, Dec. 18 in The Thunderdome.   The Streaks opened the week at the Defiance Clinic Classic. More...

Streaks Split Week

The Archbold boys basketball team’s well-known defense didn’t have an answer for Evergreen’s Chad Mossing when the Streaks traveled to Metamora, Thursday, Dec. 17. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; offertory, Knees To The Earth, Danielle Childs. Message, “Jesus As Priest,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Prelude by worship team; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Dermer Is Resident Of The Month

Bruce Dermer is the December Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold.   He was born Feb. 15, 1914, in Hoytville, to Clarence and Orpha Dermer. He had two brothers and two sisters and has only one sister living. More...

PHS Class Of 1959

The Pettisville High School Class of 1959 held its 50th class reunion at the Sauder Heritage Inn. Seventeen members attended. More...