March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Short Blows Up Co. Rd 24 Argument

Joe Short, German Township trustee, blew up any perceived need for any major improvements on Co. Rd. 24.  He said local business leaders told him truck traffic in the village is not a problem.  More...

Ukulele Finds A Home In Archbold Music Classes

The ukulele– that dwarf guitar that many see as a toy?  Turns out, the ukulele is a serious musical instrument that Archbold music teachers Beth Voll and Jen Cobb are using in fifth- and sixthgrade classes.  In fact, the ukulele has a More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Calvin Dale Short

Calvin Dale Short, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away March 7, 2018.  He was born July 5, 1924, near Archbold, to Henry and Eliza (Eicher) Short. More...

Jane Murbach Juska

March 7, 1933-Oct. 24, 2017

After ten months of courageously battling multiple illnesses, Jane Murbach Juska died in Chico Creek Care & Rehabilitation, Chico, Calif.  Raised in Archbold, Ohio, educated at the University of Michigan and University of California, Berkele More...

Carl F. Fogt

Carl F. Fogt, 96, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away on March 11, 2018, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  He was born on Sept. 3, 1921, in Shelby County, Ohio, to Herbert O. and Mary B. (Zorn) Fogt.  Carl served in the U.S. More...

Sports

State Wrestling Coverage

Because coverage of the Div. III state wrestling tournament was sponsored, the articles and photos can be found under the Shops/Services link in the Marketplace listings above.  More...

AHS Boys Win 17th District Title

Bryce Williams Leads Archbold With 30 Points

Archbold outscored fifthranked Cardinal Stritch 39- 22 in the middle two periods on its way to a 74-65 Division III district boys basketball championship, Saturday, March 10, at Toledo Central Catholic High School.  “I thought both teams l More...

Williams Named First Team All-Northwest District

Bryce Williams, a 6-3 senior guard on the Archbold boys basketball team, was named First Team All-Northwest District in Division III.  Williams averages 13.9 points per game. More...

Religion

Central Wins Bible Quiz Tournament

Central won the triple elimination Bible quiz tournament, Sunday, March 11, with five wins– three by the slimmest margin of five points, and only one loss to the runners-up, “Sisters from the Beginning,” Eastland Baptist, who went 6 More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fourth Sunday in Lent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “JUDGESBreaking The Cycle Of Sin: the 5th Judge Cycle,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education  Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, March 19, 7 p.m., Riley Tractor Parts, 530 Linfoot St., Wauseon.  OPERS  More...

Breaking News - 3/14/2018 9:15 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - Free Access

Archbold 78, Ottawa-Glandorf 68 FINAL

Archbold outscored Ottawa-Glandorf 49-40 in the second half to win their Div. III regional semifinal 78-68, Wednesday, March 14.The Streaks play Columbus Africentric in the final, Saturday, March 17, 7 pm, at BGSU.-Updated 3.14, 9:55 pm.--- More...

STATE CHAMPION!

Hard work and determination paid off when Archbold’s Gavin Grime was victorious at the 2018 State Wrestling Tournament, Saturday, March 10 in Columbus. More...

Pettisville Student Who Allegedly Made Threats Under House Arrest

A 14-year-old Pettisville student who allegedly made threats on a Pettisville school bus is currently on house arrest.  The student, a boy from the Tedrow area, was taken to the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention Center the night of Wednesday, M More...

Heising Wins Spelling Bee

Lyla Heising, a Pettisville eighth grade student, won the Toledo Blade Spelling Contest, Saturday, March 10, at Owens Community College.  Heising had to outspell 50 competitors in 32 rounds of competition to earn a trip to Washington, D.C., wher More...

 

News

Trustees Getting Business Cards For First Time In 179 Years

The German Township Trustees will be doing something they haven’t done since 1839.  They’re getting business cards.  During their Monday, March 12 meeting, Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, president of the trustees, handed out More...

AHS Musicians Superior, Excellent In Competitions

Archbold High School student musicians, vocalists and instrumentalists scored well in recent competitions.  Kent Vandock, AHS director of choral activities, said the men’s chorus, women’s chorus, and chorale competed in adjudicated c More...

Pettisville School Board Opposes Putting Governor In Charge Of Education

The Pettisville School Board went on record as opposing a plan to place the Ohio governor in charge of education. The board approved a resolution making that statement at its Monday, March 12 meeting. More...

Public Record

Reports Threats

Angelita Hernandez, 39, Archbold, told police she and her husband had been threatened by a former friend the afternoon of Saturday, March 3.  Hernandez told officers threats had occurred before, as well.  An officer contacted the other half More...

Bank Branch Building Damaged

A truck, driven by Lutellis Tucker, 41, Indianapolis, Ind., owned by Eastern Engineering Supply, Muncie, Ind., struck a post that supports the roof over the drive-thru lanes of the Huntington Bank branch office in south Archbold about noon, Thursday, More...

Van, Semi Collide on West Barre

A semi collided with a van on West Barre Road near Brussel Street about 2:51 pm, Thursday, March 1.  Davinder Singh, 25, Brampton, Ontario, Canada, was driving a semi owned by Coast Capital Equipment Finance Ltd., west on West Barre Road with pa More...

Opinion

Respect The Game

The Ohio High School Athletic Association encourages players and fans to “Respect The Game.”  Unfortunately, some fans didn’t get the message at the Division III district championship boys basketball game between Archbold and C More...

Open Government The Best Government

In most cases, when works receive their paychecks, the amount of money they are paid, and the amount on the actual check they receive, are not the same. More...

Letter To The Editor

The school boards and teaching staffs of the Archbold and Pettisville school systems are to be commended for their efforts in keeping students in their districts safe.  More...

Recipe Corner

Blueberry Ginger Jam-Filled Scones

Blueberry Ginger Jam:  3 1/2 cups fresh (or frozen) blueberries 1/4 cup maple syrup 3-inch piece fresh ginger (about 2 tablespoons finely grated) 1 tablespoon lemon juice  Scones:   More...

Lingonberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Streusel Topping:  1 cup light brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Salt to taste 1 1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter cut into small pieces 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans (optional)  Cake:   More...