Nagel Receives ACT’s Mary Short Award

Melanie Nagel, longtime Archbold Community Theatre member, received the 2008 ACT Mary Short Memorial Award, Monday evening, Oct. 6. Over the years Nagel has appeared in ACT presentations, handled numerous duties off stage, and served the organization in various ways. Behind stage she helped with costumes, makeup, publicity and children productions. One ACT member said there probably isn’t much Mel […]

Fall On The Farm Is Sat. At Sauder Village

Sauder Village will hold its annual Fall on the Farm event, Saturday, Oct. 11. Visitors to the village will have an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities and see special demonstrations. “Our farm days focus on the changing seasons and what each season meant on the farm,” said Kim Krieger, public relations-media relations specialist at Sauder Village. […]

Wauseon Man Shot

Ricardo Santiago, 39, Wauseon, was shot at his residence, 425 Cole St., Apt. 106 early Sunday morning, Sept. 28. Keith Torbet, Wauseon Police Department chief, said last week officers have no leads in the case. A press release states offi- cers were dispatched to a call of shots fired at Santiago’s apartment at 1:47 am. Wauseon Rescue responded to the […]

AHS Boys Cross Country Fifth At Antwerp Invite

The Archbold boys cross country teams placed fifth out of 10 teams in the Antwerp Cross Country Invitational, Saturday Oct. 4. The Blue Streaks finished with 110 points. Tinora won with a score of 67. Second was Fairview with 86; Antwerp also had 86 but placed third. The AHS girls finished eighth. Ottoville captured the girls title with a low […]

Old Photo Corner

Dorothy Troyer Short and Shirley Riegsecker Klopfenstein learned the retail business by the seat of the pants from Bill DeVries and his daughter Cara Lou, pharmacists and owners of Red Cross Drug Store- Antique photo contribu t e d by Dorothy Short

Village To Plant Larger Trees In Memorial Park

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said the village street tree committee has approved purchasing larger, more mature trees to replace trees lost to the emerald ash borer. The insect, believed to have come from China in shipping crates, has been destroying ash trees in Ohio. It was first detected in 2003. Speaking to council at its Monday night, Oct. 6 meeting, […]

Council Okays Scholarship

Archbold Village Council approved a scholarship program for the Archbold Parks and Recreation Department at the Monday night, Oct. 6, meeting. Jennifer Kidder, director of Parks and Recreation, said the program will help defray the costs of some programs for lowincome families. “This year, we saw an increase in the number of people who needed assistance. I don’t want to […]

Vehicles Collide

Jodi L. Nofziger, 42, rural German Township, was taken to the Fulton County Health Center following a two-vehicle crash about 3:34 pm, Saturday, Sept. 28. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report on the crash states Nofziger was traveling south on Co. Rd. 19, while a pickup truck, driven by Jeremy B. Aschemeier, 28, Bryan with passenger Wade S. Schnitkey, 28, […]

Pettisville Soccer Celebrates Senior Day With Victory

The Pettisville soccer team had a rough week last week, dropping two games but winning on Senior Day. First on the Blackbirds’ schedule were the Ottawa Hills Green Bears on Tuesday, Sept. 30, a game which Pettisville lost 7-0. Lenawee Christian, a school from Michigan, played the Birds Thursday, Oct. 2. Pettisville had a goal disallowed and LC won 1-0. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; Kristie Rex, childrens challenge; offertory, “There Is A Savior and Emmanuel,” Mens Quartet. Message, “Adoption,” Brad Bame; Holy Communion served. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; childrens challenge, offertory, message and communion same as first service. Wednesday: Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship […]