2008-11-05

Curtain Going Up For Archbold High School Actors



Archbold High School’s fall play, Curtain Going Up, is a play about a play, said Belana Antar, an AHS senior and actress in the performance. It’s about high school students, their teacher-director, and others as a high school play is prepared for the public. Jessanna Buschur, another senior, said it’s about “a teacher dealing with the crazy happenings of what […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Nov. 6, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. CCNO Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Citizen’s Advisory Committee, Thursday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m., administration conference room, CCNO, 03151 Co. Rd. 24.25, Stryker.

Old Photo Corner



Robert Rupp, Archbold native son, and an Oden, Mich. summer resident, appears beside the bronze statue of a boy gratefully holding a folded American flag. The statue stands before the Harbor Springs, Mich., American Legion headquarters in that city. Robert was an honored U.S. Navy aviator in the Fourth of July parade of Harbor Springs in 2008. He was the […]

Pettisville School Board Accepts Excellence Banner



Sue Westendorf, State Board of Education member, presented a banner recognizing Pettisville as an excellent school district prior to the Monday night, Nov. 3, board meeting. The banner includes an emblem that acknowledges Pettisville attaining an excellent rating for five years. Westendorf said only 17 Ohio schools have achieved five or more years of excellent ratings. The presentation was made […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second is legal speed. The first dollar amount is fine, second, costs.) Traffic Kyle P. Shields, Toledo, speeding, 72- 55, St. Rt. 108, $47 fine, $57 costs. Paul D. Sweeny, Perrysburg, illegal right turn on red, E. Linfoot St. at N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $57. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude, offertory. Message, “Remember?” Jesse Kahler, youth pastor. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory, He’s Always Been Faithful, Linda Marihugh. Message same as first service. Wednesday: Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, high school small groups, choir practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: […]

Council Considers Name For Nameless New Street



Archbold Village Council tossed around several ideas, and briefly considered having schoolchildren get involved. But at the end of their Monday night, Nov. 3, discussion, they decided to refer the question of a name for the street with no name back to the streets and sidewalks committee for further review. The street in question is a new north-south street extending […]

Village Municipal Tax Down 6% From 2007



Archbold municipal income tax generated $321,186.52 during October, off $120,420.33, or about 27.27%, from October 2007. In year-to-date figures, at the end of October the 1.5% municipal income tax had raised $3,497,848.27, which is off $226,285.10, or about 6.08%, from the same 10-month time period in 2007. Last year, the total January-through-October collection was $3,724,133.37. Outsourcing Joan Lovejoy, village finance […]

Dress-up Fun



Left: Claire Baden, 3, Archbold, left, and her cousin Kaylen Behnfeldt, 2, Ridgeville Corners, have fun at the children’s costume party held at the Ridgeville Legion, Tuesday, Oct. 28. Claire was a princess and Kaylen was a fairy. Right: Rachel Plassman, Ridgeville, holds her five-month-old son Connor, dressed as a monkey.- courtesy photos

Local Shepherd’s Circle Is Subject Of Documentary



The Archbold Shepherd’s Circle “is a real strong message of hope.” That’s what Robert Keith, of the 24K Media Group, Akron, said last month about the documentary film project he is preparing about Shepherd’s Circle. Shepherd’s Circle is a faithbased program founded by Cecily Rohrs, Ridgeville Corners, that pairs persons who have diffi culty making good decisions, about anything from […]


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