2008-03-19

Brader In Business Competition Wed.



Lindsy Brader, Archbold, was selected to compete in a business competition. She was chosen for the Business Concept Competition by the Burton D. Morgan Center of Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland (Oh.) University. She is one of seven semi-finalists. She worked with two other students in developing concepts. The semi-finalists will present their concepts to the judges today; three winners will […]

Goodwin’s Handgun Legislation Needed



Is an 18-year-old member of the United States military old enough to own a handgun? Bruce Goodwin, Republican State Representative from Defiance, says 18- to 21-year-olds in the military should be allowed to own hand guns, if properly trained. He believes so strongly about young males and females owning a handgun, that he recently introduced legislation allowing them to buy […]

FCHC To Open Heart and Vascular Center



Mark E. Weirauch



Mark E. Weirauch, age 46, of Napoleon, Ohio, died Saturday evening, March 15, 2008 at the Henry County Hospital. Born Oct. 29, 1961 in Napoleon, he was a son of Lawrence Paul and Lois (Myers) Weirauch. On May 27, 2000 he married Hiedi Wiley, of Napoleon, who survives. Mark worked in inventory for the Sauder Woodworking Co., Archbold, for the […]

Honor Students



Molly Grime, Archbold, a nursing student at Valparaiso (Ind.) University, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester. Students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average out of a possible 4.0. Grime is a sophomore at Valparaiso. – – – Several Archbold and Archbold area residents were named to the President’s List at the University of Toledo for the […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 18, 1998 Clark Forward (135 lbs.) was crowned state wrestler champion for the second year in a row. He is the first Blue Streak in history to repeat the honor. Forward also is the first Archbold wrestler in history to complete a season without one offensive point scored against him. Joe Duff, village administrator, told […]

Library Board Discusses Levy Concern



The Archbold Community Library operating levy expires at the end of the year, but will continue to pay monies from tax collections through 2009. During the Monday evening meeting, March 17, library board members discussed contacting library supporters about serving on a levy renewal committee. Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, told board members the levy provides $28,000 for library expenses, and […]

William P. “Bill” Arthur



William P. “Bill” Arthur, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday morning, March 11, 2008, at Harborside Healthcare of Northwest Ohio in Bryan. He was born Oct. 19, 1927, at Gomer, Ohio, a son of John and Elizabeth (Peate) Arthur. He married Jocelyn Stoll on June 2, 1950, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 29, 1996. He […]

FFA News



During National FFA Week, Feb. 18-22, the Archbold FFA held activities throughout the week. The chapter held a Rock- A-Thon, Friday, Feb. 22 as a fund-raiser for Sara’s Garden. During the Rock-A-Thon chapter members had to, among other things, rock in rocking chairs. Each was sponsored by a local business or individual. The chapter also held a corn hole tournament. […]

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