July 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Old School Building Gone

The demolition of the oldest portion of the Pettisville School District buildings, the original 1929 school, was mostly completed last week. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Virgil J Richer

Aug. 19, 1937-July 20, 2011

Virgil Jay Richer, age 73 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 20, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  He had resided there since July 2009.  He was born Aug. 19, 1937, near Wauseon, the son of Walter H. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 15  No reports. July 16  No reports. July 17  5:03 pm: Loose dog, 400 block West St., returned to owner. July 18  No reports. July 19  More...

Investigate Theft Of Electricity

Police are investigating a case of theft of electricity at East Garden Apartments.  A representative of Deardorf Property Management, Corunna, Ind., notified offi- cers of the theft.  When they arrived at 9 pm, Thursday, July 21, officers o More...

Tires Punctured; Autos, Homes Egged

Archbold police received reports of vandalism ranging from two punctured tires to homes and autos hit with eggs on Thursday, July 21.  Ryan M. More...

Sports

Archbold Boys Soccer Finishes Second In BG-Otsego Tourney

The Archbold boys soccer team won its first four games en route to the championship finals of the annual Bowling Green-Otsego high school invitational soccer tournament, July 22-24. More...

AHS Fall Sports Start Practices

Fall sports start next week at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. Varsity Football  Two-a-days begin Monday, Aug. 1, 3:30-9 p.m. More...

Fishing Fun

Gracie Wolf, left, and Kacie Wolf, 7, Archbold, were among many young people enjoying the Steve Schnitkey Fishing Derby, Saturday, July 16, as part of the Archbold annual Carp Festival.– photo More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite  Sunday: young adult praise band, prelude, offertory; Karla Roth, worship leader; Madalyn Roth, Mellissa Kinkaid, Nancy Nofziger, drama; Natalie Roth, scripture reader. Message, Steve Heatwole  Wednesday: JYF, MYF. More...

Airborne!

Addtakizz Torres-Cassady, 2 1/2, enjoys a brief moment of flight after being tossed into the air by Mike Turner, Archbold, at the Archbold swimming pool. More...

Making A Splash!

Josh Ballmer, Archbold, enjoys the high dive on a hot summer day at the Archbold swimming pool. More...

Archbold Elevator Receiver Submits Bill Over $100,000

Being in receivership isn’t cheap.  Gerald Kowalski, an attorney with the Toledo firm of Cooper & Walinski, submitted the bill for receivership services for Archbold Elevator and its associated businesses for the month of May.  Th More...

Dowdy Leaving Archbold Chamber Of Commerce

Marsha Dowdy, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, will leave the post effective Aug. 19.  Dowdy, who has served as chamber director since Jan. More...

 

News

Lafayette Street Extension To Open In About Two Weeks

A strange phenomenon stopped work on the Lafayette Street extension project last week, according to Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer. Rain. More...

Siebenmorgen Chosen By Kasich For NSCC Board

Paul Siebenmorgen, president and chief executive offi- cer of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, has been appointed to the Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees. More...

100-Degree Days Bake Area

Last weekend’s rain brought a much-needed respite to the area from the summer heat wave that gripped much of the United States.  However, more of the same balmy heat is expected in the coming week, with highs in the mid 90s and lows not mu More...

People

Couple To Marry In Sidney Aug. 6

Edward and Julie Ruffer, Archbold, and Bill and June Brandewie, Versailles, announce the engagement of their children, Cameron Ruffer, Westerville, and Kristen Brandewie.  The bride-elect graduated from Capital University with a Bachelor of Scie More...

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Carrol and Lu Wolf, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on July 28, 2011.  They have three daughters: Linda (Lee) Short and Judy (Paul) Wyse, Archbold, and Robin (Matt) Kerr, Melbourne, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and three gr More...

Lantz, Kreider To Wed In Sarasota

Scott and Kelly Lantz, Sarasota, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney, to Jonathan Kreider, son of Lyle and Miriam, Sarasota, Fla.  The bride-elect is a Pettisville High School graduate. More...

Opinion

Send Annie To Washington D.C.?

In 1933, America was in the midst of an economic downturn called The Great Depression. More...

Keep It Simple: Adding CPR Requirement Might Be Too Much For Young Drivers

Other Editors Say...

Of course it would be benefi cial if every 16- and 17- year-old Ohio driver knew cardiopulmonary resuscitation and could render assistance to injured people they might encounter on the road.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 25, 2001  Temperatures in the mid 90s struck Archbold’s 22nd annual Carp Festival, affecting numbers at the Lions Club fish fry and auction and the other festival activities. More...