2008-04-16

Evan Church Construction Eight To 10 Days Behind



David Lersch, rural Archbold and member of the Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church, said the church’s new building is “pretty well on schedule. “We’ve been making good progress because we’ve been able to close the building and work inside,” Lersch said. The project lost about eight to 10 days of work due to weather, but with workers now inside the structure, […]

Gonzalez Killed In Car Crash



Marcos Gonzalez, 20, Metamora, died in a car crash 2:57 am Tuesday, April 8. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Gonzalez was driving a car south on St. Rt. 64 south of Co. Rd. S when the vehicle went out of control and struck a cement pillar. He was pronounced dead at the scene. OSHP Troopers are investigating. —— Hawaii […]

Rychener Leader In FCA At Ashland



Danielle Rychener, 2004 Archbold High School graduate, is a leader of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Ashland University. The daughter of Daniel and Janelle, she majors in computer art.

Breakfast In School A Good Idea



There are those who criticize the serving of breakfast in school, saying it’s the parents’ job to send their children to school rested, fed, and ready to learn. That may be the case in traditional families. But, today, there are more and more non-traditional families, more single-parent households, more families where both parents work, more cases where kids are shuttled […]

New Fayette School 85% Complete



One wall of the gym at the new Gorham-Fayette School is dominated by a mural of an eagle, wings spread wide, talons outstretched. “Uptown (in the old school building) we have a big beautiful eagle on the wall,” said Russell Griggs, district superintendent. Griggs said there was a lot of concern in the community about losing the mural of the […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second, legal speed. First dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic Jennifer Dominique, Archbold, improper backing, E. Williams St., $102 fine, $57 costs. Roger Nafziger, Archbold, speeding, 44-25, Ditto St., $47, $57. Abdul Muhammad, Columbus, speeding, 49-35, Stryker St., $77, $57. Frank S. Hettesheimer, […]

Recipe Corner



Hot Spinach And Artichoke Dip 1 (10 ounces) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 2 cups thawed, chopped frozen artichoke hearts 1.2 cup mayonnaise 1.2 cup sour cream 1.2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese Squeeze excess liquid from thawed spinach and artichokes. Place spinach, mayonnaise, sour cream, hot pepper sauce, Parmesan […]

Pettisville Science Program Is More Than Science



Pettisville School students are doing amazing things with their Science Day projects. The level and caliber of work done by Pettisville High School and Middle School students boggles the mind. Several students have advanced to state-level competition; others have advanced to the national level. They have won thousands of dollars in scholarships, and earned impressive accolades. Some students have turned […]

New School Nearly Complete



Russell Griggs, superintendent of the Gorham-Fayette School District, points out some of the features in one of the music rooms at the new Fayette School. See article, page 13.- photo by David Pugh

Crash Hospitalizes Woman



Ramona Steffel, 57, Bryan, was hospitalized in Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers- Bryan, following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. 22. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report on the Saturday, April 12 crash states Steffel was driving a minivan west on the highway, while Terry Beaverson, 49, rural Wauseon, was driving a second […]


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