March 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

School Make-Up Days Shouldn't Create Budget, Labor Problems

If the Archbold and Pettisville school districts are forced to add extra days to the school calendar, there shouldn’t be problems with the two districts’ education associations.  The Archbold Education Association and the Pettisville More...

Two Streak Wrestlers Place At State Tourney

Cowell Takes Fifth, Weirauch Eighth

TJ Weirauch, an Archbold senior, and Jordan Cowell, a junior, capped off the 2010- 2011 wrestling season by wrestling their way onto the podium at the 74th annual state wrestling championships in Columbus, March 3-5. More...

Rotary Club Buys Water Filters For Haiti

The Haitian water filter project of the Archbold Rotary Club is about more than clean water. David David, a club member, said there is an education component; plus, the filters support the Haitian economy. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lucille Mae Gerig

Lucille Mae Gerig, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday March 4, 2011.  She was born Feb. 7, 1925, near Wauseon, the daughter of Sam and Lucinda (Aeschliman) Richer. More...

Eludina “Lulu” Macias

Eludina “Lulu” Macias, 57, of rural Wauseon, died Sunday afternoon, March 6, 2011, in her daughter’s home in rural Stryker.  Lulu was born March 24, 1953, in Wauseon to Rosendo A. and Antonia (Jasso) Siller.  More...

Curtis L. Link

Curtis L. Link, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, March 5, 2011, in his home.  He was born April 27, 1924, near Fayette, the son of Joe and Mildred (Borton) Link, and married Joy Graf on Dec. 26, 1948.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 27  5:34 pm: Juveniles throwing snowballs into roadway, advised them to stop.  9:21 pm: 911 hang-up, domestic, juvenile run-away; located, returned to residence. Feb. 28  No reports. More...

Rape Suspect Indicted By County Grand Jury

Jamie A. Skiver, 18, Archbold, has been indicted on one count of gross sexual imposition and one count of rape by the Fulton County Grand Jury.  More...

Steal Ornament

Kathy S. Kramer, 412 Park Street, told Archbold police that sometime between 10:30 and 11 pm, Friday, March 4, someone stole a lawn ornaThree ment from her yard.   More...

Opinion

Tragic Toll: Recent Accidents Underline Need To Caution Teen Drivers

Other Editors Say...

The toll of teenagers killed in auto accidents recently has been heartbreaking.  Three Ross County teens died Friday, Feb. More...

Libraries Deserve Support

Many believe that with the rise of the Internet, libraries are now obsolete.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Libraries, like our own Archbold Community Library, offer a myriad of services, much of which isn’t available on t More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 7, 2001  Dave Perkins, Black Swamp Arts Council part-time executive director, gave Chamber members a preview of the organization Monday noon.  More...

STREAKS FACE ONTARIO IN DIV. III REGIONAL SEMIFINAL

Archbold (22-1) travels to Anderson Arena at Bowling Green State University, Wednesday, March 16, 8 pm, to take on Ontario (16-7) in a Division III boys basketball regional semifinal.–Posted 3.13, 7 pm More...

DISTRICT CHAMPIONS!

Archbold Defeats Paulding 56-39 To Advance To Sweet 16
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The Archbold boys basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat Paulding 56-39 for the Division III district championship at Napoleon, Saturday, March 12.–Posted 3.12, 10 pm More...

March Madness

The Archbold High School boys basketball team won its 11th straight sectional title, Friday, March 4. The Streaks (20-1) play Delta (13-8) in a district semifinal, tomorrow, Thursday, 6:15 p.m., at Napoleon. More...

More Beds For Fairlawn Dementia Unit?

The Fairlawn Haven board of directors is considering adding three additional beds to the nursing home dementia unit.  Steve Ringenberg, director of the retirement campus, said last week an architect from Pennsylvania is preparing plans to remode More...

 

News

Agri-Services Purchased By Wilbur-Ellis Company

Agri-Services, with locations in rural Archbold, Lyons, Pulaski, and Munson, Mich., has been purchased by Wilbur Ellis, a national corporation based in San Francisco.  The sale was executed Tuesday, March 1. More...

Ridgeville FD Breakfast Serves 700, Raises $10,000

Dan Benecke, a captain on the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire Department, said the annual pancake and sausage breakfast raised about $10,000, Sunday, March 6.  It was estimated that about 737 breakfasts were served. More...

Beck, Kruse In Top Four At Science Competition

Chrysta Beck, a Pettisville freshman, and Taylor Kruse, a junior, were among the top four finishers in the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, March 5, at Northwest State Community College. More...

Sports

Streaks Win 11th Straight Sectional Championship

The Archbold boys basketball team came out on fire in its Division III sectional final with Fairview, Friday, March 4, at Defiance High School. More...

Stevens 49th At State Bowling Tournament

Chandler Stevens, a senior at Archbold High School, finished 49th in the Ohio High School Boys State Bowling Championships, Saturday, March 5, in Columbus.  Stevens bowled games of 170, 213, and 175 for a 558 series.  Bowling became a sanct More...

Eggers, Price, Ripke Come Up Short At State Wrestling

Five Archbold wrestlers under the guidance of Brian Becher, head coach, made the journey to Columbus, Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5, to take part in the 74th annual Division III state championships.  More...

Religion

Sixth Bible Quiz Meet Has Congeniality

One of the great elements of Bible Quiz is camaraderie between quizzers.  At the sixth Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, March 6, at Central Mennonite Church, team congeniality was the theme. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  More...

Clergy’s Corner

Shining Through, the Bluffton University music ministry team, will lead worship on Sunday, March 20, 9:15 a.m., at Lockport Mennonite Church, 9269 Co. Rd. 21N, Stryker.   More...