2009-01-28

Rev. Edward E. Keim



Rev. Edward E. Keim, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 23, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Nov. 27, 1922, at Pittsburgh, Pa., he was the son of Frank and Margaretha (Gross) Keim, and married Margaret Aughbaugh on Aug. 17, 1946. He was ordained to the ministry in 1951, and […]

Florida Snowbirds Meet February 25



The annual Fulton County reunion for Florida snowbirds is Wednesday, Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m. at Stacey’s Buffet, 4949 West 14th St., Bradenton, Fla.

Jr. High Sports Digest



Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Tyson Dietrich powered in 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Archbold eighth grade boys basketball team to a 50-37 win over visiting Tinora, Tuesday, Jan. 20. Taylor Price was also in double figures with 10 points, while Anthony Covarrubias, Michael Walker, and Zeb Frank combined for 18. Stuart Wyse, Devin Shannon, and […]

Kevin L. Cole



Kevin L. Cole, age 53, of Wauseon, passed away at his home on Jan. 23, 2009 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Adrian, Mich., on July 14, 1955 to the late Robert S. Cole Sr. and Willo (Smith) Cole, who survives. Kevin was a 1974 graduate of Swanton High School and worked for ITT […]

Jim Wyse Joins Hospital Board



Jim Wyse, Archbold, recently joined the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers Board of Directors. Wyse served on the hospital advisory board for two years before joining the board of directors. As a new board member, Wyse sees his role as one of a listener for now. “I joined the board to see that the community continues to be served with […]

Snow Removal Law Necessary



Archbold Village Council discussed an unpopular issue during its Monday, Jan. 19 meeting- removing snow from residential sidewalks. Archbold must be a walkable community; citizens must be able to get anywhere on foot, bicycle, or handicapped scooter. Citizens need not rely on motor vehicles to travel a walkable distance. During heavy snowfalls, sidewalks must be cleared; all avenues of transportation, […]

Marvin J. Nafziger



Marvin J. Nafziger, age 75 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 25, 2009, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born July 1, 1933, near Archbold, the son of Harry J. and Rosa (Short) Nafziger, and married Vicki Mack Frank on April 8, 1994. He was employed by Lugbill Bros, Inc., in Archbold, from 1962 until […]

High School Quiz Results



Results for the Northern Buckeye Academic League quiz matches, Monday, Jan. 12 follows: At Delta: Delta 40, Pettisville 38; Pettisville 41, Archbold 34; Delta 39, Archbold 32 At Bryan: Bryan 36, Napoleon 28; Bryan 24, Fayette 15; Napoleon 38, Fayette 22.

Letters To The Editor



I felt it necessary to respond to the letter written on Jan. 14 about 4-H and the quality of our fair. I have been a 4-H advisor for about 14 years, and I think people need to know where 4-H lets off and Senior Fair Board begins. When it comes to the rule of tagging your animals for the fair, […]

Archbold Police Log



Jan. 18 2:46 am: Vehicle in ditch, 22000 block St. Rt. 2, citations issued to Jackie N. Santiago, 23, Wauseon, DUI and maintain reasonable control of motor vehicle. 3:30 pm: Domestic, 400 block Park St. Jan. 19 No reports. Jan. 20 12:49 pm: Semi on bollard, N. Defiance St. at Stryker St. 3:26 pm: Dogs at large, 200 block E. […]


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