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Auction Items Have Unique Stories

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

The annual Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction is known for its unique items. From handmade quilts and wooden toys to plants, candy, and pies, each item tells a story of love and concern for others. This year, at least one item is unique for more than one reason. This item was purchased at the auction in 1971, and is being resold […]

Shorts Celebrate 60th Anniversary

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

Rex and Dorothy Short, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Rex Short, Archbold, and Dorothy Troyer, Wayland, Iowa, were married March 28, 1959, at the Ferncliff Evangelical Free Church, Wayland, Iowa. They have four children: Kelly (Brian) Carpenter, Pickerington; Jodi (Andy) Herman, Edgerton; Wendy (Paul) Herr, Continental; and Eric (Jessica) Short, Naples, Fla. They have eight grandchildren. Their children […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

Lent Three Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Gordon Schumacher, worship leader. Message, “Patterns In Genesis-Joseph: In the Pits,” Genesis 37:12- 36, Roger Andrews. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Pete & Luana King, Adam, Jen, Ivan & Garrison Cobb, greeters; Allen Rutter, worship leader; blue grass band, music; Preston & Colton Nofziger, scripture. Message “Death or Exile,” Matt […]

Top 25 Bible Quizzers

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

The top 25 Bible quizzers for the 2019 North- west Ohio Bible Quiz season are pictured above. Front row, from left: Kate Nofziger, Levi Baus, William Nofziger and Levi Myers quizzed out in all 20 matches with 700 points, followed by Grace Sheldon 685, Justice Beck 675, Trinity Snider 645, Lydia Sheldon 635, Lucia Rodriguez 630. Middle row: Ian Armstrong […]

Archbold School Bus Involved In Crash

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

Update: A video of the crash was posted on our Facebook page by Rachel Buehrer. Visit https://www.facebook.com/Triple6Outdoor/videos/vb.404165012931865/1019186888287402/?type=2&theater to view.-3.27, 8:35 pm Archbold School District Bus No. 8 was involved in a two-vehicle crash around 4:06 pm, Wednesday, March 27, in front of 24703 US 6 in Henry County. Jayson Selgo, superintendent, said two students and the driver were on board the bus, […]

Retailers Interested In Archbold

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

Matt Gilroy, Fulton County Economic Development Corporation executive director, said the Archbold area is attracting the attention of retail businesses. Interviewed yesterday, Tuesday, Gilroy said there is “nothing definite that is ready to announce. “I don’t know exactly what this is, but retail seems to be a really hot thing in Archbold right now. “Looking at it from an industry […]

State Gas Tax Amount Undecided

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

The future of an increase in the Ohio motor fuel tax, commonly called the gas tax, was still up in the air on Monday. Mike DeWine, Ohio governor, initially proposed an increase of 18 cents per gallon in the tax on gasoline in February, after an advisory committee reported there was a $1.5 billion structural deficit in the Ohio Department […]

Sauder Carries On Art Of Chair Caning

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

Shortly before David Sauder was married in 1959, he was at work building silos when he fell. He was left with broken arms, leaving him unable to do that job. But his injuries didn’t prevent his mother, Huldah, from teaching him how to cane chairs. “My mother was a chair caner of some reputation in the community, and she had […]

Illegal Dumping In German Township

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

There have been cases of illegal dumping of refuse in German Township, said Bob Apger, German Township cemetery sexton. Speaking to the German Township Trustees at their Monday, March 25 meeting, Apger said over the last three weeks, he’s noticed trash dumped along township roads. At the Goll Woods cemetery, people have been dumping pickup truck-sized loads of refuse. “They […]

‘Seussical’ Is A Fun Study In Rhythm And Rhyme

By ohtadmin | March 27, 2019

One thing is clear about “Seussical,” the musical Archbold High School students perform April 12-13-14. It’s fun. The musical incorporates many of the characters and the stories of author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known to everyone as Dr. Seuss. “Just being a character in this play, just everything is fun,” Karina Tirado said. “It’s Dr. Seuss. It’s always fun,” said Gabby […]