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Martha E. Sullivan

Martha E. Sullivan    Stryker: Martha E. Sullivan, 90, of rural Stryker, Ohio, died Wednesday morning, March 5, 2008 in Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  Martha Sullivan    She was born in Delta, Ohio on Oct. 11, 1917  to the late John Richard and Ella Opal (Huyck) Green.    Martha married Robert S. Sullivan on March 8, 1936, and he preceded […]

Mary Jane Blosser

Mary Jane Blosser, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 27, 2008, at Heartland of Wauseon, where she had resided since July 16, 2007. She was born Oct. 11, 1925, near Archbold, a daughter of Benjamin and Mabel (Roth) Seiler. She married Marquis Blosser on Aug. 15, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Feb. […]

Planning Commission Approves Requests From Jim King, School Board

Archbold Planning Commission unanimously approved conditional requests from Jim King of Royal Images and Archbold High School, Monday, Feb. 25. King asked to use part of his studio at 911 East Lutz Road, Archbold, as a family home. The structure was built as a home many years ago. Board members asked King to inform any future owner of the structure […]

Honor Students

Several Archbold residents are named to the Dean’s List at Miami University for the first semester of the 2007-08 academic year: Alexander Joseph Dominique, Emily Taylor Grisez, Michael Patrick McDonel, Chelsea Jean Solarik, Ashley Christine Wyse, and Joshua James Wyse. Students must earn a 3.5 or higher grade point average.


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 24: Ashley Borck, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 28: Mandy and Kyle Knecht, Montpelier, boy; Natalie and Jeremy Shirkey, Wauseon, boy; Josette Pilarski, Archbold, girl. A daughter, Jasmine Nicole Rodriguez, was born to Roy Rodriguez, Jr. and Shelley Benecke Rodriguez, Defiance, on Feb. 12, 2008, at the Defiance Regional Medical Center. She weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces […]

Blue Streak Boys Advance To Elite Eight!

Archbold Beats Bucyrus Wynford 47-42; To Meet O-G In Regional Final Sat. Night

Trey Smith led AHS with 13 points in the Blue Streaks’ 47-42 regional semifinal win over Wynford.–photos by Scott Schultz and Mary Huber The Archbold Blue Streaks used a 15-4 third quarter to spurt past Bucyrus Wynford 47-42 in the Div. III regional semifinal at BGSU, Wed., March 5. AHS will take on Ottawa-Glandorf for the regional championship, Saturday, March […]

Kathryn B. Lohse

Kathryn B. Lohse, age 95 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 at The Lutheran Home in Napoleon. She was born on Nov. 4, 1912, in Lutherville, Ark., the daughter of Fred and Lena (Giessler) Drittler. On April 29, 1939 she married Paul F. Lohse, who died on Oct. 3, 1992. She was a homemaker, a member […]


 CORRECTION   Archbold Planning Commission did not approve a conditional use request from the Archbold Area School District, as stated in an article in this newspaper’s March 5 edition.     Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said David Deskins, school district superintendent, appeared before the commission’s Monday, Feb. 25 meeting to provide information about a proposed wind test tower.     Planning […]

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA celebrated National FFA Week, Feb. 18-22. Several activities were held to celebrate. On Tuesday, Feb. 19 and throughout the rest of the week, FFA members were encouraged to wear any type of FFA or agricultural apparel. These included two new Pettisville FFA T-shirts. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the annual pancake breakfast was held for FFA alumni, faculty, […]

Clergy’s Corner

Archbold United Methodist Church, corner of Ditto and Walnut streets, Archbold, hosts the World Day of Prayer service, Friday, March 7, 7 p.m.

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