May 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

PHS Class of 2013 Lauded As Outstanding

Forty-seven “outstanding, gifted individuals” were part of the graduating class of Pettisville High School at its May 26, 2013, commencement exercises.  Stephen Switzer, superintendent, thanked the class for “what you’ve More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marcus Samuel Buehrer

Marcus Samuel Buehrer, 82, of Ashland, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Brethren Care Nursing Center in Ashland.  Born May 24, 1931 in Ridgeville Corners, he was the son of Samuel and Sophia (Klundt) Buehrer.  More...

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...

Carl H. Bostelman

Carl H. Bostelman, 88, of Defiance, passed away May 21, 2013, at the Fulton Manor in Wauseon.  He was born Oct. 13, 1924, to Herman and Frances (Coulon) Bostelman.  On Jan. More...

People

Wyse, Ryan To Marry July 27

Larry A. and Rita Wyse, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mindy, to Timothy Ryan, son of Mark and Lisa, Antwerp.  The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Dorwin and Ilene Nofziger, Wauseon, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Dorwin Nofziger and Ilene Richer were married June 1, 1963, at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon.  They have three children, Lyndon (Barb) Nofziger, R More...

Pettisville Students Do Well In Science Events

Pettisville students, including three eighth graders, a sophomore, and a junior, did well in recent science competitions.  Chrysta Beck, a junior, earned awards at events both in Ohio and Phoenix, Ariz.  Beck was one of 1600 students worldw More...

Opinion

Tragedy In Putnam County

Northwest Ohio was shocked to learn two Ottawa brothers, ages 14 and 17, were found dead.  It was more shocking when a third boy, 17, was charged with two counts of murder.  The community of Ottawa is surely suffering over the tragedy. More...

Tornadoes Hit Anywhere

Newspaper pages and television screens have been filled with images of destroyed homes after a massive and powerful tornado ripped its way through Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon, May 20.  The tornado ranked as an EF5 on the Enhanced Fujita scale More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 21, 2003   Archbold Refuse Service, Taylor Parkway, will expand its operation in Archbold with the addition of 4.88 acres in the Industrial Park.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: combined service to honor graduating high school seniors. Message by Trey Sonnenberg.  Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice.  Zion Mennonite   More...

MCC Alumni Remember Greek Bishop Eirenaios

Roger Beck, a 1959 graduate of Ridgeville High School, wrote in to report the death of Bishop Eirenaios, a leader of the Greek Orthodox Church of Crete and a longtime partner with the Mennonite Central Committee.  The bishop died April 30 at the More...

Proud To Be An American

Harold Behrman, Walter Delventhal, and Lawrence Langenhop, from left, salute the flag during the playing of the national anthem during the Memorial Day service at Ridgeville Corners, Monday, May 27. More...

Breaking News - 5/28/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION III REGIONAL TRACK

Archbold girls 4x400 wins regional title! More...

Breaking News - 5/28/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION II REGIONAL TRACK

Levi Wyse advances to the state meet with a 3rd place finish in the 400 at the regional meet, Saturday, June 1. More...

AHS Class of 2013 Is "Exceptional"

The Archbold High School Class of 2013 is exceptional.  Just ask Bryce Tinsman, a member of the class.  In his speech during AHS commencement exercises, Sunday, May 26, he said the combined record of the school sports teams was 147- 23 duri More...

 

News

Library Board Approves $471,000 Temporary Budget

The Archbold Library Board approved a 2014 temporary budget of $471,401 during its Wednesday, May 8 meeting.  That is down about 2.7% from the 2013 budget of $484,280.  However, the library board almost never spends the full amount budgeted More...

No State Grade Cards For Schools

Individual schools and school districts across the State of Ohio will not receive grade cards for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years.  Michele Bagrowski, district curriculum director, gave that information to the Archbold Area School Board dur More...

Pettisville School Board Opposes Kasich Plan

The Pettisville School Board voiced its opposition to the plan of John Kasich, Ohio governor, to expand the EdChoice Scholarship Program for students attending private or parochial schools.  Charter schools are not included in the EdChoice progr More...

Public Record

Man Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence

Robert E. More...

Police Investigate Possible Narcotics

Archbold police are investigating a case of possible narcotics use, a police report indicates.  Police were called to a residence in the 500 block of South Defiance Street on the evening of Friday, May 17.  A resident at the home told offic More...

Vehicle Strikes Man’s Hand

Scott Phillip Hayes, 39, Toledo, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after a car struck his hand about 11:03 pm, Wednesday, May 15. More...

Sports

Wyse Wins District Titles In 200, 400

Levi Wyse was a double winner at the Division II district track & field meet at Oak Harbor, Wednesday, May 22, and Friday, May 24.  Wyse, a sophomore at Archbold, won the 200- and 400-meter dashes. More...

Garrow Repeats As District Champ In 800

AHS Girls 4x400 Wins District

Kassidy Garrow, a senior at Archbold, won the 800- meter run for the second straight year at the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 23, and Saturday, May 25, at Ayersville.  She was also on the 4x400- meter relay team with More...

Mann, PHS Boys 4x800 Are District Champions

Jeremy Mann, a Pettisville junior, won the Division III district championship in the 800-meter run, Saturday, May 25, at Ayersville.  The Pettisville boys 4x800- meter team of Mann, Tim Iott, Kyle Lantz, and Dominic Frey won the district title i More...