2008-05-28

Hornish 13th At Concord



In the longest and most demanding race on the NASCAR Cup Series, Sam Hornish Jr., finished 13th in the Coca-Cola 600 in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 25. Hornish started 20th, and in spite of falling one lap down early on, worked his way back onto the lead lap, capturing a career-best 13th-place finish in the Memorial Day weekend event. The […]

Larry L. Durham



Larry L. Durham, 45, of Ottawa, and formerly of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008 in his home. Mr. Durham was a financial consultant for the Union Bank Company of Lima and Ottawa. He was born in Platte, S.D. on Oct. 25, 1962, the son of Tony and Evelyn (Peterson) Wolken. He was a veteran of the Army Reserves. […]

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary



Lew Eagy and Darla Lambert, Archbold, were married on June 1, 1958 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Lima, by John Berger, the officiating pastor. They have three sons: Mark, McClure; Rob, Ridgeville Corners; and Chris (Christal), Hesperia, Calif. They have one grandson. A small gathering of friends from Cornerstone Church is Sunday, June 1.

Blue Streak Soccer Club



Boys U-14 The Archbold Blue Streaks boys U-14 soccer team traveled to Sylvania to take on Pacesetters TIA, Thursday, May 22, returning with a 4-2 victory in their final match of the season. TIA scored first in the 18th minute, but Seth Yoder evened the score three minutes later with Jarett Lerma assisting. Yoder scored again four minutes later, knocking […]

Archbold Police Log



May 18 3:45 pm: Dispute, 200 block S. Defiance St. 10:57 pm: Disabled vehicle, 800 block Stryker St., dealership to pick up car in morning. May 19 11:11 pm: Domestic, 100 block S. Lincoln St. 8:17 pm: A minivan, driven by Tara L. Ramirez, 34, Archbold, was traveling north in a parking lot at St. John’s Church, with passengers Regan […]

Parents Announce June 14 Wedding



Rodney and Brenda Short, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole, to Michael Gary Zimmerman, son of Mike and Marie, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Archbold High School and a 2007 graduate of Owens Community College with a degree in dental hygiene. She works as a full-time hygienist at DentalWorks, Canton. Her fiancé is a […]

Avina Advances To Regional



Brady Avina, a Pettisville freshman, advanced to this week’s Div. III track and field meet in Tiffin. She placed second in the 400 and was on the third-place 4×800 team with Rachel Beck, Chelsea Schmucker, and Tessa Yoder. The Div. III regional meet is Wednesday, May 28 and Friday, May 30.- photo by Mary Huber

Archbold EMS Log



May 12 10:02 pm: Colony Meadows, ill, refused treatment. May 13 9:24 am: Fairlawn Haven, ill, transported to Archbold Hospital. May 14 10:57 pm: 100 block S. Lincoln St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. May 15 12:01 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. May 16 1:09 pm: Pettisville park, injury, transported to Archbold Hospital. 4:11 pm: 800 block […]

Custers Announce Summer Wedding



Samuel and Toni Custer, Versailles, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina, to Trent Hoverman, son of Philip and Carla, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Versailles High School. She is an English education major at Ohio State University. Her fiancé is a 2002 Archbold High School graduate and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration […]

Fun Near Home On Tank Of Gas



Millions of Americans are angry because of through-the-roof gas prices. There are many vacation opportunities near home. Americans can find numerous economical, fun, and relaxing places to visit within one tank of gas. Local residents can travel a few blocks to enjoy some of the finest small-town parks in America. Our tiny neighborhood parks of Ruihley, Memorial, and Woodland, the […]


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