2009-01-21

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY. AN INTENSE STORM SYSTEM OVER THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES WILL MOVE OUT INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND LIFT NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHEAST OHIO WEDNESDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM […]

Ohio School Funding Picture Uncertain, Deskins Tells Board



Ongoing funding concerns still plague the Archbold Area School District, and the district staff is working on ways to deal with the problem. David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told board members at the Monday night, Jan. 12, meeting, he is in discussions with officials of the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center about cutting costs. With a potential 5% […]

Honor Students



Jonnatha Mayberry and Samantha Schaffner, Fayette, were named to the fall semester dean’s list for the fall at Heidelberg University. Mayberry is a junior majoring in English. Schaffner is a senior education major. Students must have a 3.5 grade point average or better in classes of at least 12 semester hours to qualify. —– Levi Rupp, son of Phillip and […]

Bible Quizzing Starts 2009 Season



The Big Inning, quizzing with Central Mennonite Church received a traveling trophy for averaging 160 points at the first quiz meet. Clockwise from trophy are Paul Schoenhals, Caleb McQuillin, John Schoenhals, Luke Schoenhals, Alex Bilen and London Smith. Paul and John attend Stryker United Brethren Church, and Caleb attends Pettisville Missionary. – courtesy photo Bible Quiz 2009 is in full […]

Laptop Computers For Councilmen?



Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, will look into the possibility of purchasing laptop computers for members of Archbold village council and Laurie Storrer, clerk of council. The goal, Howell said, is to cut down on the use of paper and copy machines to save money, and make work easier for councilmen. The possibility of laptops for local lawmakers was discussed […]

Marjorie A. Nafziger



Marjorie A. Nafziger, age 95 years, of Pettisville, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 13, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born June 27, 1913, near Wauseon, the daughter of Enos and Dora (Neuhauser) Aeschliman. She married Ervin J. Nafziger on March 3, 1936, and he preceded her in death on May 24, 2001. A lifelong […]

High Speed



Elijah Alvarado, 10, Archbold, races down a hill at the Archbold reservoir, Sunday, Jan. 11. Recent snows have resulted in plenty of sledding opportunities for youngsters.- p hoto by David Pugh

Births



Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 9: Angela Alvarez, Archbold, boy; Paige Stevens, Liberty Center, girl. Jan. 13: Jennifer and Mark Tester, Wauseon, boy; Kelly and John Stephens, Defiance, boy; Tiffany and Matthew Small, Napoleon, boy. Jan. 14: Lacy and Matthew Graham, Wauseon, girl. A daughter, Madelyn Kathleen, was born Dec. 16, 2008, at Mercer Hospital, Trenton, N.J., to Joel and […]

Local Retailers Invest In Archbold’s Economy, Future



While Archbold and the rest of America suffer under difficult economic times, there are local entrepreneurs who are optimistic and expanding their businesses. Kyle and Tara Brodbeck, owners of The Locker Room, have opened new retail space in the Archbold Downtown Historic District. Bette Kohv, owner of The Scrapbook Korner, has moved her shop into a much larger area. Chad […]

Lucile Short



Lucile Short, 98, of Stryker, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 19, 2009 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Lucile had spent most of her life in the Stryker area, along with her husband, Earl, on the family farm. Lucile was born in rural Archbold on Sept. 27, 1910, the daughter of the late Solomon and the late Emma (Nofziger) […]


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