2008-01-02

Baus, Others Optimistic About Archbold’s Future



(Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part series based on an interview with Larry Baus, a four-term Archbold Village councilman. This week, he talks about 2007, when he and others reveal optimism about 2008.) Larry Baus summed up 2007 in basically one sentence. “This year has been a very trying one,” the four-term village councilman said. He […]

Elizabeth “Betty” Aeschliman Pursel



Elizabeth “Betty” Aeschliman Pursel, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, Dec. 29, 2007, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home in Wauseon, where she had resided since Aug. 20, 2002. She was born June 9, 1918 near Fayette, a daughter of Martin and Daisey (Ulrich) Marzolf. She married Alfred “Hap” Aeschliman on Nov. 12, 1939, and he preceded […]

Blue Streaks Nip Apaches 60-58



It came down to one shot: a three from the top of the arc. If it goes in, the Streaks lose by one. If it misses, the Streaks pick up their eighth win of the season. It missed. Archbold entertained Fairview, Friday, Dec. 28, and recorded a 60-58 boys basketball win as Ben Wonderly’s last-second three-point shot caromed off the […]

Snow Creates Peaceful Scenes



Archbold Police Log



Dec. 23 7:46 am: Utility pole down in roadway, 800 block Walnut St., contacted Toledo Edison. Dec. 24 11:24 am: Traffic stop, speeding, citation issued to Aaron Scott Brown, 28, Archbold, seat belt, 500 block Stryker St. 11:56 am: Citation to Joe Lewis Hernandez, 53, rural Archbold, DUI, driving while under financial responsibility act suspension, and expired temporary tag, 400 […]

Pettisville Hands Ottawa Hills First Loss



The Pettisville boys basketball team used a 15-7 third quarter on its way to a 64-58 victory over previously-undefeated Ottawa Hills, Friday, Dec. 28. The Green Bears came to Pettisville with a 6-0 record. The Birds up their record to 7-1 with the win. The Green Bears held a 14-13 edge after one quarter. Seven of their points were made […]

Eyeglasses From Archbold Help Nicaraguans See Clearer



How many optometry offices examine 300 patients per day with a 20-person staff? Not many. Yet when OSU student Andrew Emch and members of Student Volunteers for Optometric Service to Humanity set up their clinic, they even had to turn people away. Eye care is in high demand in Nicaragua. Inevitable Connection Andrew and members of SVOSH, a student-run group […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Isabel Andrews, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. John Andrews, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Bank of New York Trust Company, Richfield, Minn., plaintiff vs. Kelly Wyse, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. GMAC Mortgage, Ft. Washington, Pa., plaintiff vs. Richard Gamber, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. U.S. Bank National Association, Irvine, Calif., plaintiff vs. Lewis Cunningham, Fayette, defendant. Foreclosure. Brown Bank, Stafford, Texas, plaintiff vs. James […]

Collegiate Connection



Collegiate Connection Dan Borcherdt, a 2005 AHS graduate and son of Bob and Judy Borcherdt, played all but 25 seconds in Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s 82-74 victory in the first round of the Hope (Mich.) College Holiday Classic, Friday, Dec. 28. The Cougars shook off the rust of a 20-day layoff and rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to defeat […]

Still Looking For First Baby Of New Year



The Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2008 is waiting for a claimant. The Buckeye First Baby of 2008 is the first baby of the year born to parents living in the Archbold or Pettisville school districts after midnight, Dec. 31, 2007. The birth may occur at any hospital. Complete rules were in the Dec. 19 and 26, 2007, issues of […]


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