2008-06-04

SEVERE WEATHER HITS AREA



1p3_xlg.jpg’,432,288)”> 1p4_xlg.jpg’,288,432)”> 1p1_xlg.jpg’,432,288)”>   A semi was flipped on its side along SR 6 across from St. Peter Lutheran Church in Ridgeville Corners.–photos by Mary Huber Tornado warnings for Fulton and Henry counties were issued Friday evening as a dangerous storm traveled across northwest Ohio. The tornado warning expired at 9:15 p.m. A semi was tipped over and a pole […]

School Districts To Split Capital Budget Cash



The joint Northwest State Community College-Archbold Area School District-Pettisville Local School District wind plan isn’t a joint plan. David Deskins and Steve Switzer, superintendents of the Archbold and Pettisville districts, respectively, said the two school districts will split the $250,000 in the state’s capital budget. State Representatives Bruce Goodwin (R-Defiance) and Lynn Wachtmann (R-Napoleon), and Steve Buehrer, state senator (RDelta), […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, June 5, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, June 9, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, June 9, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St.

Kart, Mini-Sprint Racing Results



Area kart racers had more success the weekend of May 23- 24-25 than May 30-31-June 1. Kyle DeKnight, 12, Pettisville, ran in two classes at the dirt track near Edon, Saturday, May 31. He was eighth in the junior gold restrictor plate class feature race, then second in box stock class feature. Danielle Frey, Pettisville, who also ran box stock […]

Area Begins Cleanup After Friday Night Storms



A pole barn housing farm equipment was blown apart in Ridgeville Corners. It is owned by Beck Bros.–photo by Mary Huber Northwest Ohio was cleaning up after a storm downed trees and buildings, Friday evening, June 6. Here are some photos of the storm’s aftermath.–Posted 6.7.08, 11:25 a.m. Remains of the pole barn in the field to the east.–photo by […]

Council Okays Memorial Park Contract Change



Archbold Village Council approved a final change order in connection with a project in Memorial Park that was started in 2007. The project saw the pouring of new concrete walkways around the concession stand at Memorial Park, plus new concrete pads for the bleachers. The change order reduces the final contract cost by $2,034.35 for a final project cost of […]

Parents Announce Upcoming Wedding



Daniel and Jan Rychener, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle, to DJ Selgo, son of Richard and Cathy, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2004 Archbold High School graduate. She graduated from Ashland University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer art and graphics programming. Her fiancé is a 2008 Mount Union College graduate with a […]

Hornish Finishes 18th At Dover International

33rd In Owner Points Standings

Sam Hornish Jr, AHS ’98 and 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner, captured his second straight top-20 finish with an 18th place showing in the Best Buy 400 at the one-mile Dover (Del.) International Speedway, Sunday, June 1. Battling a tight-handling car, Hornish was running in the top 10 when a pit road violation cost the team valuable track position. Starting from […]

Photos Of The Day



Photo by Jaycee Riley Photo by Jaycee Riley Photos of Friday’s storm rolling in. Submitted by Jaycee Riley.–Posted 6.8, 11:45 p.m.

Barn On The Move



As a heavy-duty semi tractor strains, a barn, built on the original Joseph Sauder homestead northeast of Archbold, begins the move to Sauder Village, Tuesday, June 3. Joseph Sauder was the great-grandfather of Erie Sauder, founder of Sauder Village and Sauder Woodworking. It is believed the barn was built in the late 1850s. It will go on display as part […]


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