2008-06-18

Fairlawn Woodworkers Use Their Skills For Black Swamp Auction



Some local woodworkers have found a way to share their passion of working with wood, and at the same time, benefit others. The craftsmen have been working steadily on projects for the Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar. Lauren Bowman, Lester Nafziger, and Sam Oyer are three such artisans who ply their craft in the Fairlawn Haven woodshop. Projects And Planning For […]

Police On Lookout For Stinkbombers



Archbold police officers are looking for male juveniles in connection with the stink bombing of the Circle K store, Sunday, June 8. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said the juveniles entered the store about 12:40 am, set off the bomb, then fled the building. The bomb, made of an unknown material, created a stench in the store, but Schmidt said […]

Collegiate Connection



Logan Wyse, AHS ’06, was voted Most Improved Player after his first year on the men’s tennis team at the University of Northwestern Ohio, Lima. The son of Pat and Carleen, Archbold, Wyse was 5-1 in his first season. “Logan’s development through the year could be readily seen at the end of his first year and the university’s first year […]

2008-06-18 E-Edition

Retirements Leave Four Openings To Fill At Pettisville School District



The Pettisville School Board is seeking to fill four open positions that were created by retirements. At the Monday, June 9, meeting, board members reviewed current openings. Kay Kinney, a long-time fifthand sixth-grade language arts teacher, retired. Due to shifting of assignments among staff, the opening that remains is for an intervention specialist for the elementary. Sue Steiner also retired […]

Investigate Possible Identity Theft



Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said officers are examining a possible case of identity theft involving Penny M. Johnson, of the Lutz Villas. Schmidt said Johnson reported receiving calls from a collection agency, alleging that she has an outstanding telephone service bill. Johnson told offi- cers she does not owe the company the money.

Little League



Archbold Little League Team 1 used a dominating pitching performance from Tyson Schnitkey and Evan Wyse to defeat Liberty Center 7-2 to raise its record to 6-2. Schnitkey started the game and pitched three innings, giving up zero runs and one hit while striking out six and walking two. Wyse finished, pitching three innings, giving up two unearned runs on […]

Little Boy, Big Playground



Krayton Kern, 3, Archbold, has conquered one of the challenges of the Woodland Park playground, but there are many, many more. The youngster was testing his mettle on the slides, ladders, and other areas of the playground, which features a three-story tower. – photo by David Pugh

Vehicle Hits Tree Across Road



David J. Lange, 24, rural Archbold, was driving a sportutility vehicle that struck a tree downed by recent storms, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report says. Lange was driving east on Co. Rd. H about 11:44 pm, Monday, June 9, a few hours after a heavy windstorm that knocked down a tree at 21801 Co. Rd. H. The tree was […]

12 Gold Softball



The 12 Gold softball team opened its season, Wednesday, June 4, by traveling to Napoleon. Both teams played well but Napoleon won 3-2. Jesse Fidler and Cassidy Wyse scored for Archbold on runs batted in by Shannon Neuenschwander. Winter Fricke pitched six innings and recorded seven strikeouts while giving up only three hits. The team traveled to Pettisville, Monday, June […]