May 25, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Top 10% Of The AHS Class Of 2011

Eleven Archbold High School students have grade-point averages that rank them in the top 10% academically in the Class of 2011. More...

Archbold Elevator Grain Fund Payout Will Top $3 Million

Farmers who had grain deposited with Archbold Elevator, and have not been paid for it, could be in line for payments totaling more than $3 million.  The payments, ranging from 80% to 100% of the value of the grain on deposit, depend on the decis More...

Last “Old School” Class Graduates At Pettisville

During the final graduation ceremony planned for the current Pettisville High School varsity gymnasium, 37 members of the Class of 2011 became the newest members of the alumni family. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Verlin F. Myers

Verlin F. Myers, age 90, of Pettisville, passed away Wednesday morning, May 25, 2011, at Northcrest Nursing Home in Napoleon.–Posted 5.26, 9:30 pm More...

Paul Holsopple

Paul Holsopple, 68, of Fort Wayne Ind., passed away Friday, May 20, 2011, at Parkview North Hospital from complications following living with a brain tumor for over two years.  He was a faithful member of the Maplewood Mennonite Church.  More...

Marilyn A. Boyers

Marilyn A. Boyers, age 65, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday evening, May 17, 2011, at St. More...

People

Archbold High School Awards

Freshmen Andrew Ball, perfect attendance; Cody Beldon, GPA, global studies, quiz team; Micah Bernath, student council, class president, AgSci I, GPA, English 9, global studies; Kevin Boyers, $50 woodworking award of merit; More...

Pettisville High School 2011 Award Winners

Citizenship AwardPhilip RothTop ScholarMarie Engle Scholarship Award (graduate with 3.3 gpa or higher) More...

Wyse Wins NSCC Award Of Merit

Amanda Wyse, Archbold, a 2011 Northwest State Community College graduate, received an award of merit in the business division from NSCC. More...

Opinion

Memorial Day

Throughout our nation’s history, young men and women have stepped away from family life to wear the uniforms of American armed forces.  They have traveled throughout the world, to protect our nation and its interests, to defeat our enemies More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday May 23, 2001  It’s official. The new land on the south side of the village is now Woodland Park. The name was proposed by Erma Stamm, 301 West Lutz Road, and selected by Archbold Park Board, Tuesday, May 15.  More...

Memorial Day

Other Editors Say...

The first weekend of summer. Time for picnics and barbecues and trips to the beach.  To their credit, Americans never really forgot the sacrifices of those who gave the final measure to protect the freedoms we now hold so casually.  More...

DIVISION III REGIONAL TRACK

AHS Boys Win Regional Title, Girls Finish Second

The Archbold boys track team won the Division III regional championship at Tiffin, Friday, May 27. The Blue Streak girls team finished second.–Updated 5.27, 10:35 pm More...

DIVISION III REGIONAL SOFTBALL

Elmwood 2, Archbold 0 FINAL

Elmwood pitcher Marissa Lee hit a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead 10th-ranked Elmwood (21-4) past top-ranked Archbold 2-0 in a Division III regional semifinal softball game, Friday, May 27, at Ashland. More...

– Memorial Day –

A Day To Remember What Freedom Costs

Until 2009, Memorial Day for Collin Wagner “was a day that you went to the cemetery and put flags on the headstones of old war veterans.  “An elementary kid would read Flounders Fields and the VA members fired off the M1 rifles in u More...

Memorial Day Services Set

Members of the Archbold American Legion, Buehrer- Lauber-Weckesser Post 311, and the Ridgeville Corners, Ward L. Adams Post 454, will host Memorial Day services, Monday, May 30. More...

 

News

ADAMhs Board Starts Tax Levy Renewal

The Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMhs) has started the process to renew one of its two property tax levies.  More...

Ridgeville Legion Adds New Displays

Members of the Ridgeville American Legion Post are serious about preserving history. More...

School Board Hires Six Student Workers

The Archbold School Board hired six students to assist with custodial duties during the 2011 summer vacation at the board’s Monday, May 16 meeting.  Daniel Davis, Nicole Davis, Jack Downey, Jackson Gerken, Taylor Gerken, and Dylan Lantz we More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 16  9:06 am: Eggs thrown at vehicle, 200 W. Beech St.  1:10 pm: Disabled auto, Clyde’s Way at Lutz Rd., assistance on scene.  1:28 pm: Noise, East Gardens, all quiet on arrival. More...

Boy Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Girl With Knife

A 13-year-old Archbold boy was arrested and taken to the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention, Training, and Rehabilitation Center after he allegedly threatened a girl with a knife.  More...

Tire Slashings Reported

There were three reports of tires being slashed in Archbold during the late night hours of Saturday, May 21 or early morning, Sunday, May 22.  The first report came to Archbold police at 8:45 am, Sunday, when Chris Short, 401 North Defiance Stre More...

Sports

Streaks Sweep District Track

Pettisville Has 1 District Champion

The Archbold boys and girls track teams swept the Division III district track and field championships, Thursday, May 19, and Saturday, May 21, at Ayersville.  The Blue Streaks won the girls meet with 110 points. More...

Blue Streaks In Sweet 16

Rematch With Elmwood

The Archbold softball team won its fifth straight Division III district title over the weekend, defeating Parkway 13-0, Friday, May 20, and Delta 10-0, Saturday, May 21, on a Sarah Wyse no-hitter. It is the 26th district title in school history. More...

Rams Top Streaks For District Championship

Tinora, ranked ninth in the final Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association poll, ousted Archbold 4- 2 in the Division III district baseball championship game at Defiance High School, Sunday, May 22.  It looked like deja vu for the Blue and More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; instrumental offertory, worship band. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  May 15: Samantha Canfi eld, Fayette, boy; Ashley Cole, Swanton, boy.   A son, Kaed K., was born May 13, 2011, at Toledo Hospital to Logan and Danielle (Nofziger) Merillat, Ridgeville Corners. More...

Fourth Grade Wax Museum

Archbold fourth graders in the classrooms of Jennifer Hurst and Alissa Stockburger held a “wax museum” of famous Ohioans, Thursday, May 19. More...