May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Financial Picture Improves For Archbold Schools

Thanks largely to a reduction in staff due to retirements and resignations, the financial picture of the Archbold Area School District has improved.  Christine Ziegler, chief fiscal officer, presented figures from the five-year financial forecas More...

PHS Class of 2013 To Be Successful, Stay In Touch

There will be success stories that will come out of the Pettisville High School Class of 2013, class members said in a recent interview.  Jacob Roth, student council treasurer, said class members were talking about the grade point averages of th More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jill A. Van Deusen

Jill A. Van Deusen, age 70, of Archbold, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. More...

Marilyn Alice LaPlante

Marilyn Alice LaPlante of Brenham, Texas, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, in Brenham.  Marilyn was born on Sept. 21, 1938, to Erma (Schwab) and Donald Titus Pile of Toledo. More...

People

Grieser, Tijerina To Wed June 8

John and Susan Grieser, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Kaye, to Brandon Tijerina, Defiance, son of Ron and Cathy.  The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Freys Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Vincent and Marcella Frey are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Vincent J. Frey and Marcella W. Stuckey were married May 24, 1953, at Lockport Mennonite Church by Walter Stuckey and E.B. More...

Redneck Rappers

Jakob Waidelich and Kregg York, part of the hip-hop crew Redneck Northwest, perform during Pettisville Idol, a talent contest at Pettisville High School, Friday, May 17.– photo by David Pugh More...

Opinion

Memorial Day, A Day To Remember

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the summer season, is here.  For many citizens, it's a day off work, a day to cook out, to go to the park, to open the pool. It’s a fun day.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 14, 2003   It is not certain, but trees near the runway at Fulton County Airport, combined with high winds, might have been a factor in a Sunday, May 11 airplane crash.  Archbold police have been dealing wi More...

Breaking News - 5/21/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION III DISTRICT SOFTBALL FINAL

Fairview 4, Archbold 3

Fairview stunned Archbold 4-3 to win the Div. III district softball championship, Friday, May 24, at Lima Bath. More...

Breaking News - 5/21/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION II DISTRICT BOYS TRACK

Levi Wyse won the 400- and 200-meter dash championships at the Div. II district track & field meet, Friday, May 24, at Oak Harbor. More...

Breaking News - 5/21/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION III DISTRICT TRACK

Kassidy Garrow, AHS girls 4x400, Jeremy Mann, PHS Boys 4x800 Are District Champions!

Archbold's Kassidy Garrow won the 800, the AHS girls 4x400 won, Pettisville's Jeremy Mann won the 800, and the PHS boys 4x800 won the title at the D-III district track & field meet, Saturday, May 25 and Thursday, May 23, at Ayersville. More...

Archbold Class of 2013 Worked Hard, Had Fun

The Archbold High School Class of 2013 worked hard, but knew how to have fun.  There were possibly three or four class clowns, but their antics weren’t malicious.  And while they congregated into small groups or cliques in junior high More...

 

News

Pettisville Schools End Year In Black

The Pettisville Local School District will end the 2012-13 fiscal year in the black, but expenditures will begin exceeding revenues beginning in 2013-14.  The district school board approved the five-year forecast submitted by Chris Lee, district More...

Public Record

Police Seize Drugs, Tobacco From Boy

Archbold police confiscated 14 Hydrocodone pills and two packages of small cigars from a male juvenile at an Archbold High School track meet about 3 pm, Tuesday, May 14.  Hydrocodone is a powerful painkiller, available only with a prescription. More...

Charges Pending Against Boy

Charges are pending against a 15-year-old Archbold boy after police arrested him for getting into vehicles about 7:30 am, Friday, May 17.  A witness observed the youth getting into vehicles in the 500 block of Stamm St. that morning. More...

Confronted With Knife

William Wagner III, 18, rural West Unity, told police he threw a knife-wielding person to the ground in an incident that took place Friday, May 10.  The Archbold police report said Wagner told officers he was leaving Party Expressions at about 1 More...

Sports

Archbold Softball Rolls To Eighth Straight Sectional Title

The Archbold softball team, ranked second in Division III in the latest Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association poll, advanced to the district tournament at Lima Bath High School with sectional victories over Paulding and Tinora.  More...

Streaks Sweep NWOAL Track & Field Titles

AHS Boys Win Fifth Straight Title

Archbold and Wauseon battled to the end at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League Track & Field Championships, Tuesday, May 14, and Friday, May 17, at Archbold.  Entering the final event, the 4x400-meter relay, the Blue Streak girls led Wauseon More...

AHS Tennis Finishes Season At Sectional

The Archbold boys tennis team ended its season at the Division II sectional tournament at Defiance College, Thursday, May 16.  Bryce Tinsman, a senior, won his first-round match over Fostoria’s Dylan Stone 6-0, 6-0. More...

Religion

Confirmation at St. John Lutheran

St. John Lutheran Church, rural Stryker, held confirmation, Sunday, May 5. Confirmands are, front row, from left: Lauren Lands, Amber Wendt, Kayla Beaverson, Madison VanScoder. More...

St. Martin's Holds Confirmation

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold, held confirmation, Sunday, May 5. Those confirmed were, front row, from left: Eliza Avers, Mackenzie Short, Jillian Schweitzer. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; prayer commission; music, worship team, offertory; Roger Johnson, prayer. More...