2007-08-29

Analysis Started On School Report Cards



Michelle Bagrowski, Archbold Area School District curriculum director, told members of the Archbold Area School Board she has been analyzing results of the Ohio Department of Education report cards. She discussed the report card results with the board during a Monday, Aug. 20 meeting. Most of the criteria for the school report cards involves test results from various grade levels […]

Girl Scout Open House, Thursday



The Girl Scout Open House is Thursday, Aug. 30, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Archbold Elementary School. The informational open house is for girls from kindergarten to 12th grade and adults willing to become Girl Scout helpers or leaders. Refer questions to Nancy, 419-446-4634. —— Archbold hosted the first Junior Fair livestock sale in 1955. Now the event, […]

Kart Racers Sweep At Fremont



Three Archbold kart racers combined for nine wins during kart racing action at the paved oval track at Fremont, Sunday, Aug. 26. Jeremy Mann, 11, Archbold, went three for three, winning two heat races and the feature event in the junior econo class. The youngster hadn’t raced at Fremont in three years. The last time he did, he turned his […]

Archbold Park Revenue Down, Funds Sufficient



Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks and Recreation Department, said revenue for her department is down, but not in a crisis mode yet. Financial issues were just one of several items Kidder discussed at the Archbold Park Board meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 14. The board receives a onequarter of a percentage point share (.25%) of the 1.5% municipal income tax. Tax […]

Mark Twain’s Classic Comes To ACT Stage



What mischief-maker can resist the story of Tom Sawyer tricking friends into his chore of whitewashing the picket fence? What thrill-seeker wouldn’t be excited about a search for gold or a murder by scary old Injun Joe? And what romantic can’t appreciate the childhood engagement of Tom and Becky Thatcher? Mark Twain’s timeless classic, Tom Sawyer, comes alive on the […]

150th County Fair A Special Success



A quarter million-plus visitors to the fairgrounds north of Wauseon paints a successful picture of the Fulton County Fair. Founded in 1858, the fair debuted on 10 rented acres near Ottokee, northeast of Wauseon. The 150th annual Fulton County Fair opens Friday, Aug. 31 and continues through Thursday night, Sept. 6. If the weather is pleasant it may set record […]

Donald E. Kruse



Donald E. Kruse, age 78, of Freedom Township, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007 at the Golden Living Center, Northcrest in Napoleon. He was born on Feb. 24, 1929 in Napoleon, Ohio to the late John and Martha (Homan) Kruse. On Nov. 12, 1950 he married Christine Rohrs, and she preceded him in death on April 13, 2003. […]

Earn Degrees



Two Pettisville High School graduates earned bachelor’s degrees during spring commencement ceremonies at Miami University, Oxford. Michael Durbin, a 2002 PHS grad, earned an engineering degree. Cole Weber, 2003 grad, earned a business degree. —— Several area students received degrees from Owens Community College during Spring commencement ceremonies: Tiffany M. Ohlinger, Archbold, dental hygiene program; Michael K. Schrock, rural Wauseon, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997 Headlines- Voters Have Many Choices This Fall; 14 Seek Council, School Board Seats… AHS Student Musicians Recall Details Of European Tour Archbold schools welcome four new teachers this fall: Bob Priest, Allan Gladieux, Lori Luderman, and Rob Mahnke. New teachers at Pettisville are Nicole Schrock, John Horning, and Heather Emigh. Death- Florence Crossgrove, […]

Archbold Police Log



Aug. 19 No reports. Aug. 20 2:41 pm: A car, driven by Dawn M. Sumner, 41, Montpelier, with passenger Alicia Sumner, 15, same address, was traveling south on S. Defiance St., stopped in traffic about 225 feet south of Wilson St. A pickup truck, driven by Thomas L. Durgans, Jr., 55, Huber Heights, was traveling south on S. Defiance St. […]


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