Summer Fun In Archbold

Above, Carlee Young, Wauseon, far left, and Keri Aeschliman, Wauseon, far right, show how to string green beans during Summer On The Farm at Sauder Village, Saturday, July 12. Watching the junior historians are Ron Woods, Toledo; Carol Irman, Sylvania; and Pat Greenich, Blissfield, Mich. At right, Alex Jaramillo, 9, Fayette, plays on one of the inflatable games in Ruihley […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second is the legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine, second, court costs.) Traffic Stefanie M. Tussing, Deshler, seat belt, Co. Rd. D, $30, $33. Shalae L. Columber, Wauseon, seat belt, N. Ottokee St., Wauseon, $30, $33. Cameron Howard Daniel, Springfield, Mo., improper […]

Parents Announce July 26 Nuptials

Sisto and Grace Rodriguez, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Desirey, to Joe Silva, son of Greg and Gloria, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2003 Archbold High School graduate. She is an Abstinence Until Marriage educator for the RIDGE project. Her fiancé is a 2006 Bryan High School graduate. He is a youth pastor for Christ Community Church, Ridgeville […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude; offertory How Deep The Father’s Love For Us, by ladies ensemble. Message, “The Beginnings of Belief: The Restoration,” by Brad Bame, communion. Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory, message and communion same as first service. Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Bill Stuckey, […]

Meyer Flips For The Splash Dance

Zach Meyer, 11, Archbold, performs a back flip off the diving board during the Archbold Parks and Recreation Splash Dance at the Archbold swimming pool, Friday night, July 11. Almost 100 children enjoyed activities at the pool Friday night.- photo by Mary Huber

Sawdust Fire At Sauder Power Plant

Archbold Fire Department spent about eight hours at the Sauder Woodworking co-generation power plant monitoring a sawdust fire, Sunday, July 13. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said firefighters were called to a structure fire at the plant at 11:47 am. When they arrived, they found sawdust and a paper bag burning on some equipment on the second level of […]

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Harley Burkholder and Donna Miller, Stryker, were married July 19, 1958, at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Stryker, by A.C. Hahn, the officiating pastor. They have three children, Todd (Pat), Stryker; Mike, Archbold; and Dawn (Pat) Cunningham, Mt. Juliet, Tenn., and six grandchildren. In honor of their 50th anniversary, their children will host an open house with light refreshments, Sunday, July […]

Lockport Gazebo Honors Pastor

Members of Lockport Mennonite Church dedicated a new gazebo-style picnic shelter in honor of a former pastor last month. It has several picnic tables, benches, a grill, and accommodates 20 or more people. Cliff Brubaker, interim pastor, said money to build the shelter came from gifts to the church. “I’m really quite surprised by how many people stop by,” he […]

School Board Hires Two During Special Meeting

The Archbold Area School Board added two persons to the school district staff during a special meeting held Wednesday, July 9. David Deskins, district superintendent, said the board hired Jennifer N. Burkholder, rural West Unity, as a kindergarten teacher, and Courtney D. Bowers, rural Wauseon, as an intervention specialist. Burkholder taught kindergarten and second grade for four years in the […]

Former Fayette Teacher Sentenced On Sex Charges

Tabatha Fidler, 37, former health and physical education teacher at Gorham-Fayette High School, has been sentenced to three years in prison after she engaged in sexual conduct with a Gorham-Fayette High School Student. A spokesman for Thomas A. Thompson, Williams County prosecuting attorney, said Fidler entered a guilty plea to a bill of information, Monday, July 14, in Williams County […]

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