2008-04-30

Ronald Dean “Ron” Cline



Ronald Dean "Ron" Cline    Ronald Dean "Ron" Cline, 67, of Bryan and formerly of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, May 3, 2008 at the Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan.     Prior to his retirement he had been the president and co-founder of Cline Brothers Roofing, Inc. in Archbold.    Ron was born in Hooker, Okla., on June […]

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Brubaker Earns Black Belt



Carl Jacob “CJ” Brubaker, 11, Archbold, has earned his black belt in karate. The Archbold fifth grader started his study of karate at the age of eight. He has participated in karate tournaments as far as Cancun, Mexico. He has won titles in open-hand forms, weapons forms, and sparring. In addition to continuing his studies, Brubaker assists in teaching lower-ranked […]

Josey Yordy Baer



Josey Yordy Baer passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona. During Josey’s 4 1/2 years, she left a wide swath of love in her wake. Even through her wordlessness, she taught us a lot about how to live. She is now free from the body that attempted to limit her. She was with us, but did not […]

Stamm To Attend Interlochen Art Camp In Michigan



Sara Stamm, 16, Ada, Mich., will attend Interlochen Arts Camp, a premier summer arts program for aspiring artists grades 3 through 12. Stamm is the daughter of Brad and Tami Stamm and granddaughter of Kenneth and Becky Stamm, Archbold. She will study viola as part of the all-state orchestra. Student-artists learn from world-class instructors and produce more than 450 presentations […]

MCC Names Landon Good Pitcher Of The Week



Landon Good, a Taylor (Ind.) University sophomore, has been named the Mid-Central Conference Pitcher of the Week for his performance last week against the University of Saint Francis. Good, a business management major and 2006 Archbold High School graduate, earned a complete game shutout win at USF last Tuesday. He allowed just two hits while striking out two in posting […]

Alfred P. Furko



Alfred P. Furko, age 63 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, April 27, 2008, at the Toledo Hospital, where he was a patient nine days. He was born Nov. 5, 1944, at Oakmont, Pa., a son of Joseph and Mary (Siplive) Furko Sr. He received his BS degree from Defiance College, and his Master’s degree from St. Francis, […]

Zoning Board Approves Garage Variance Request



The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals approved a zoning variance request for Grant Bernath, 203 West Mechanic Street, at a Thursday, April 24 meeting. Bernath had requested a variance to build an unattached garage of 896 square feet at his residence. The zoning rules limit an unattached garage to 625 square feet. At the meeting, Bernath amended the request, reducing […]

Hornish 35th At Talladega



Hornish 35th At Talladega Sam Hornish, Jr., fi nished 35th in the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR race, Sunday, April 27 on the 2.66-mile Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. The Archbold High School graduate and Indianapolis 500 winner started from 37th position in his first NASCAR Cup Series start at Talladega. Hornish’s finish was enough to maintain position in the top 35 in the […]

Naomi K. Holsopple



Naomi K. Holsopple, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 23, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Sept. 9, 1918 near Thomas Mills, Pa., a daughter of John and Pearl (Thomas) Alwine. She married Alvin Holsopple on April 26, 1936, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 1994. A […]


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