June 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Dry Conditions Won’t Lead To Total Crop Loss

The hot and dry weather conditions that have plagued our area won’t result in a total crop loss to farmers.  But Bruce Clevenger, Defiance County extension educator for the Ohio State University, said he expects farmers who have crop insur More...

Friendship Days Quilt Raises Over $5,000

Even though it was given away in a raffle, the 2012 Pettisville Friendship Days quilt, “Baskets In The Park,” ended up on the auction block.  In the past, the Friendship Days quilt was offered at auction.  More...

Black Swamp Benefit Receipts Top $141,000

The 2012 Black Swamp Benefit pulled in total receipts of $141,780 this year, said Verle Short, treasurer.  That’s up $1,468, or about 1.05%, from the 2011 total of $140,312.  It breaks a trend of steadily declining revenue that’ More...

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Public Record

Two Dead In Wauseon From Possible Drug Overdose

Two people, Neena Marie Dearinger, 20, and John Russell Morris III, 22, have died from what Wauseon police are calling an apparent “accidental drug overdose,” a WPD press release said.  The deceased, both of Wauseon, were found at 42 More...

Guitar Stolen

An acoustic guitar valued at $200 and an amplifier, value unknown, were reported stolen from St. More...

Man, Woman Injured In Auto-Pedestrian Mishap

Richard J. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold ACME baseball team won a five-inning 19-0 contest over Stryker, Monday, June 18.  Zach Short pitched five solid innings, allowing two hits, walking one, and striking out 11.  More...

Wyse Second In Golf Tournament

Stuart Wyse, Archbold, finished second in the boys ages 16-18 category in the 2012 Junior Golf Tournament at Swanton, Thursday, June 21.  Wyse and Austin Peppers, Napoleon, each shot scores of 72. Peppers won the title in a playoff.   More...

Opinion

Wind Turbine Gets Going

“While it may sound crazy at first, the idea of building an industrialscale windmill to help power the Archbold Area School District has some things going for it.”  That was the opening paragraph of the first article about the Archbo More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 26, 2002   Hundreds of volunteers, donors, and buyers produced a successful first annual Black Swamp Benefit, Friday and Saturday at the Fulton County Fairgrounds.  More...

It's Even Worse Than We Thought

Other Editors Say...

The federal deficit is worse– much worse– than you may think.  That’s because there’s government-style accounting, which reported an offi- cial deficit in the last budget year of $1.3 trillion.  Then there’s re More...

Breaking News - 6/26/2012 7:00 PM

STORM RIPS BUILDING, TREES - Free Access

A late Sunday afternoon, July 1 storm blew through the Archbold area, causing damage to buildings and bringing down numerous trees. The German Township garage at the corner of St. Rts. 66 & 2 and Co. Rd. E was severely damaged. More...

Going Up

All that’s left to add to the Archbold school district wind turbine are the blades. Top left: The nacelle, which houses the electrical generator, is lifted off a semi trailer, Monday, June 25. More...

$5.5 Million Fairlawn Expansion Is First Step Of Three-Phase Renovation Program

The Fairlawn Retirement Community has raised $5.5 million to fund an expansion of its speech, physical and occupational therapy center, along with a new 12-bedroom addition, or “neighborhood.”  And that is just phase one of a three- More...

 

Obituaries

James L. (Jim) Provost

James L. (Jim) Provost was born April 14, 1928, in Malinta, the son of Dallas and Josephine (Dietrich) Provost.–Posted 6.28, 9:10 am More...

Delmar L. Miller

Delmar L. Miller was born March 6, 1930, in Wauseon, Ohio, to Henry and Amanda Miller.  He passed away peacefully June 17, 2012, in Albany, Ore., at the age of 82.  More...

DEATH NOTICES

Harold B. Leininger, 65, Wauseon, died June 19, 2012. Survivors include his wife, Pam, two children, and two stepchildren.   Dale Gust, 84, formerly of Riga, Mich., and Pettisville, died June 24, 2012. More...

People

Yoders Celebrate 35th Anniversary

Dan Yoder and Reneé Sautter were married June 18, 1977, at Archbold Methodist Church by Rev. More...

Parents Announce July 21 Wedding

Alan Horst and Jennifer Horst announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlie Lynn, Archbold, to Brett Michael Grieser, son of Joe and Connie, Stryker.  The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Area Students Earn BSAC Scholarships

Three students from Archbold and Pettisville high schools will attend summer camps and workshops focused on the arts through scholarships provided by the Black Swamp Arts Council.  Moriah Rosales, an AHS junior, will take private voice lessons.& More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader, prayer; piano offertory, Grace Diller. Message, “Pass It On,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

NAMI  National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, July 3, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. _________________________  Paid Announcement   More...

CARD OF THANKS

Marleah Faith Lauber 4/15/12 - 6/11/12   More...