2007-08-15

Dorosz, Rupp Join Pettisville Schools



Magic Island Pettisville School students will see two new faces in their hallways when school starts Thursday, Aug. 23. Rebecca Dorosz joins the Pettisville High School staff as an English and creative writing teacher, while Nancy Rupp, Stryker, will take on guidance tasks for kindergarten through sixth graders. Dorosz, of Pettisville, will teach eighth grade English, freshman and junior English, […]

Honor Students



Lori Yoder and Virginia Zuniga, Archbold, earned Bluffton (University) Organizational Management Program dean’s list honors for the 2007 spring semester. Students must earn a 3.6 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. ——- Several area students were named to the 2007 summer dean’s list at Northwest State Community College, rural Archbold: Melaney Lloyd and Tiffany Wyse, Stryker, are full-time students. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 13, 1997 Headlines- Short Won’t Seek Reelection To Archbold School Board; Administrator Wage Hikes Were Inappropriate, Short Says… Zieglers Attend National Scout Event In Virginia; Donovan Shakes President’s Hand Administrators in the Pettisville Local School District will receive four percent wage increases. Don Buehrer shows giant toadstools in the west side yard at Fairlawn Haven […]

Pettisville School Board In Talks With Architects



Pettisville school board interviewed members of two architectural firms at a lengthy work session following the Monday night, Aug. 13 board meeting. The firms made presentations and were interviewed about a possible school facility project the district is considering through the Ohio School Facilities Commission program. The OSFC program uses state money to finance new school construction. A school building […]

Earns Scholarship



Jacob Short, a 2006 Pettisville High School graduate, received one of 11 scholarships from the Simonton Windows Scholarship Fund of the Parkersburg (W.Va.) Area Community Foundation. Criteria for winning included academic achievement, financial need, leadership ability, and involvement. The son of Brian Short, Pettisville, and Sandy Short, Stryker, Jacob is a sophomore communications major at Bluffton University.

Print Still Alive And Kicking



Those who shout “print is dead!” from the rooftops haven’t seen the latest from the Ohio Newspaper Association. In a study conducted this year, based on telephone interviews with 1,208 Ohio adults, 58% say newspapers are their main source of community and neighborhood news, the news that means the most to a person’s daily life. When it comes to shopping, […]

Schools Set Open House Dates, Times



Students in the Archbold, Pettisville, and Gorham-Fayette school districts will have a chance to visit schools, classrooms, and teachers prior to the official start of the school year. Open house night for Archbold Area School District is Monday, Aug. 20. Elementary students may visit between 5 pm and 7 pm, and middle school students between 6 pm and 7:30 pm. […]

The Bells



Kate Friesen, an Archbold High School sophomore, plays bells during AHS band camp Thursday, Aug. 9. It rained that day, sending the band indoors for part of the day.- photo by David Pugh

Old Photo Corner



Scenes from the 1913 fire in downtown Archbold.- Antique pnotos from the collection of Eugene Buehrer, Stryker, taken by his father Owen Buehrer

Herbert G. Kingsbury



Herbert G. Kingsbury, age 82, of Spring Arbor, Mich., passed away Aug. 7, 2007 at Arbor Manor Care Center. Born Oct. 8, 1924, he was a son of Milo and Bessie (Casler) Kingsbury. He was preceded in death by his wife Beryl, and grandson Todd Kingsbury. He is survived by his wife, Eva L.; two sons, Robert (Pamela) Kingsbury of […]