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Parents Announce Summer Wedding

    Dan and Sandy Burkholder, Delta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon, to Benjamin Grime, son of Roger and Beth, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2000 Delta High School graduate and a 2004 Bowling Green State University graduate. Full Story

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Honeymoon In Hawaii

    Eric Fletcher, Archbold, and Jamie Crnkovic, Mentor, exchanged wedding vows at 2 p.m., July 12, 2008 at Advent Lutheran Church, Mentor. Joseph Kovitch was the officiating pastor. Liz Sumeiski was the organist. Full Story

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Pageant Participants

    Whitney Lecklider was one of 14 contestants competing for queen in the 49th annual Tomato Festival Pageant at the Henry County Fair, Sunday, Aug. 10. Lecklider represented Ridgeville Township and was escorted by Toby Spengler, Ridgeville. Full Story

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What's Going On?

    While in Windsor, Ontario, Canada over the weekend, Mary Huber, Archbold Buckeye assistant general manager, stopped in a china and gift shop called Shanfield-Meyers. While she was browsing, two employees asked where she was from. Full Story

Miller Named Jr. Fair Queen

    Katie Miller, daughter of Mike and Deb, Ridgeville Corners, was named the Henry County Fair Junior Fair Queen, Friday, Aug. 8. She is a 2007 Archbold High School graduate. Full Story

Earn Degrees

    Ashley Wyse, Archbold, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami (Ohio) University during spring 2008 commencement exercises, Saturday, May 10. She is the daughter of Jim and Janet. Full Story

Honor Students

    Four students from the Archbold High School graduates were named to the Miami (Ohio) University dean's list for the spring 2008 semester: Emily Grisez, Michael McDonel, Ashley Wyse, and Joshua Wyse. Full Story

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Trumpet Blares

    Jared Hite plays trumpet at the Archbold High School Blue Streak Marching Band camp, Thursday, Aug. 7. The band is getting ready for Friday night showtimes.- photo by David Pugh Full Story

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Kiesows Celebrate Golden Anniversary

    Peter Kiesow and Anna Rose Nafziger were married Aug. 8, 1958 at Central Mennonite Church by Jesse J. Short. They have a daughter, Amy Austin, Pueblo, Colo. Full Story

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Litwiller, Voth Marry In Illinois

    Elise S. Litwiller and Christopher D. Voth were married Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 4 p.m. at Hopedale Mennonite Church, Hopedale, Ill. Curt Walker officiated. Kevin Goertzen gave the meditation. Full Story

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4-H News

    The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4- H Club held its eighth meeting, Monday, July 23, at the Archbold park. Following a meal was a short meeting, then swimming at the Archbold pool. State fair representatives were recognized. Full Story

Pick Up Packets At Career Center

    Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Aug. 12 and 14, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Full Story

Earns Scholarship

    Ryan Lauber, son of J.R. and Linda, Archbold, received the Dorothy Kruder Smith scholarship from the Ohio State University, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science. Full Story

Fulton County Junior Fair Queen Candidates Named

    Candidates for the 2008 Fulton County Junior Fair queen were recently announced by the county extension office. Candidates for queen are Katie Weber. Kalley Martin, Ashley McGilvery, Janice Stasa, and Joyce Stasa. Full Story

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Ridgeville Man Involved With Miss Sudan Beauty Pageant

    Talk about a small world… Robert Freeman, of Ridgeville Corners, was recently a judge and master of ceremonies for a beauty pageant. Full Story

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Robert Freeman, Ridgeville Corners, on stage with the finalists in the Miss Sudan beauty pageant. The event was held in Kansas City, Mo. early last month. It was the first time a Miss Sudan had been selected. Freeman got involved in it after meeting the pageant founder in connection with a writing project.- courtesy photo 028p1_xlg.jpg
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FFA News

    Lynae Fry and Krista Spiess of the Pettisville FFA chapter attended the 2008 Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., June 17-22. WLC is an activity of the national FFA organization in cooperation with the US Department of Education. Full Story

Tyler Priest Transferred To Toledo Children's Hospital

    Tyler Priest, 13, formerly of Archbold, was transferred to Toledo Children's Hospital, Monday, Aug. 4. He is in room 1508. He has been at Parkview Hospital, Ft. Full Story

Honor Students

    Kelby Beck, AHS '06, son of Tim and Jamie Beck and Robin Westrick, was named to the dean's list at Capital University School of Nursing for the spring 2008 semester. Full Story

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Earn Degrees

    Three students from the Archbold area recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati. •Fern Nafziger, Archbold, Bachelor of Science degree in architecture •Jeremy Smith, Archbold, Full Story

Honor Students

    Several area students were named to the dean's list in the Bluffton Co-hort Based Organizational Management Program and the Human Resource Management Program through Bluffton University for the spring term. Full Story

Honor Students

    The Ohio State University released the names of students who were named to the honor roll for the 2008 spring quarter. Students with 4.0 grade point averages: Andrew Emch, Archbold; Joshua Bernath, Laura Bruner, rural Wauseon. Full Story

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Richer, Beringer To Wed Sept. 12

    Eric Richer, Wauseon and Ami Beringer, Delta, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Lou and Nancy Beringer. She is a 1990 graduate of Toledo Central Catholic High School and a graduate of Bowling Green State University. Full Story

Library Board Talks About Levy, Circulation

    Helen Row, president of the Archbold Community Library Board, said board members discussed, but took no action, on a possible levy request. The discussion came during the Monday night, July 21, meeting. Full Story