2008-04-30

Vonier Retires After 32 Years In School Bus Driver’s Seat



Retiring after 32 years of driving a bus for Archbold schools, Karen Vonier has many stories to share. Vonier started driving bus at the suggestion of her father, who also drove bus for many years. Working as bus drivers “kind of ran in the family,” since her sister and brother drove bus as well, she said. Changes, Then and Now […]

Autos, Deer Collide



Two vehicles were involved in collisions with deer in German Township recently. Logan C. Lucas, 16, was driving a car north on Co. Rd. 25-2 with passenger Brook Dohm, 17, rural Stryker, about 11:03 pm Friday, April 11, when the vehicle collided with a deer. The mishap occurred a tenth of a mile west of Co. Rd. A. Cynthia R. […]

Pettisville Baseball Wins Two Of Three



The Pettisville baseball team defeated Edon 1-0 in a Buckeye Border Conference game, Monday, April 21. The Birds fell to Montpelier 7-6, Tuesday, April 22. PHS bats exploded for 16 runs in a 16-1 BBC victory at North Central, Thursday, April 24. The Birds stand 3-7, 3-0 BBC. PHS 1, Edon 0 Quinn Nofziger picked up the win, going the […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Vicki Gramling, offertory; Natalie Rupp, special music, My Father’s Heart. Message, “Who Are We? Known by Great Commandment-Love!” by Brad Bame; choir, Teach Me To Love. Second service, Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Kids Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible […]

Hostetler Running Into Pettisville History



Tanner Hostetler is fast finding her place in the Pettisville School District history books, and she achieved that place by being fast. This season Hostetler, an eighth grader, has shattered junior high records in three separate events in track and field. The 14-year-old ran the mile in 5:25.2 seconds, beating the previous record of 5:36 set by Abby Cordes in […]

Public Meetings



CCNO Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Citizen Advisory Committee, Thursday, May 1, 7 p.m., administration conference room, CCNO, 03151 Co. Rd. 24.25, Stryker. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 1, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, May 5, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, May 5, 7 […]

Boys Second, Girls Third At Diller Invite



The Archbold track teams finished in the top three at the Diller Invitational in Ayersville, Saturday, April 26. The AHS boys finished second while the girls were third. The Streaks hosted Pettisville and Delta, Tuesday, April 22. Both Streak teams won. Diller Invitational Boys Delta 104.5, Archbold 77, Ayersville 71, Columbus Grove 70, Tinora 68, Liberty Center 53, Northwood 43.5, […]

Youth Group Donates To FISH



Members of St. John Lutheran Church’s Youth in Action group, for youngsters grades 5-8, made a food donation to the Archbold FISH pantry Sunday, April 27. Funds for the donation came from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. From left: Diana Nemcik, FISH; Emily Heaston; Liz Holbert; Joe Nemcik, FISH, standing in back; Cheyenne Kruse; Tyson Helmke; Nathan Wachtmann; Ella Weaver; Alex […]

Display 400+ Quilts At 32nd Annual Sauder Village Show



Sauder Village opened its 32nd annual quilt show and the 2008 season, yesterday, Tuesday, April 29. Linda Rufenacht, manager of the Threads of Tradition Quilt Shop within the village, said last year, the six-day event brought nearly 5,300 guests to see the 400-plus quilts on display in Founder’s Hall. “It is one of the biggest events of the season,” she […]

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Firefighters Silhouetted

Photo courtesy Steve Bostelman, Archbold High School Student and Ridgeville Fire Department cadet Ridgeville Township firefighters are silhouetted by the light of this burning barn on St. Rt. 34 Wednesday night, April 23. It was one of two barn fires Ridgeville Firefighters have had to face recently. The cause of this blaze is still under investigation.


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