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Girls Earn $2500 Scholarships With Healthy Menus

For four Archbold High School seniors, a lot of hard work and some creativity resulted in each receiving a $2,500 scholarship. Rachel Kelley, Emily Fredrick, Nichole Short, and Rachel Krueger, who called themselves “4 Healthy Schools Now,” entered a contest to create healthy school lunches. The contest, called “Lunch 101: Food For Thought,” was sponsored by ProMedica Health Systems. The […]

Death Notices

Juan J. Garza, 57, Wauseon, died Feb. 7, 2009, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo. Survivors include his wife, Laurie; daughter, Regina Garza, Detroit, Mich.; four grandchildren; mother, Eva Garza, Brownsville, Texas; five brothers, Conrad Garza, Harlington, Texas, Billy, Tito, and Luis Garza, Archbold, Mario Garza, Brownsville, Texas; eight sisters, Corina (David) Tijerina, Mary Helen (Lupe) Huerta, Flora (Sam) […]

Streaks Cruise Past Indians For 9th Win

Archbold took to the road, Friday, Feb. 6, making the short trip to Wauseon to face the Indians, under Chad Burt, head coach. A fast start carried the Streaks to a 61-43 Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball victory, upping their record to 9-7, 5-2 in league action. The Indians, who defeated the Streaks 45-44 in the first game of […]

Dad Helps At 100 Day

Lee Waidelich helps his son, Heath, a Pettisville kindergartener, with a project during Pettisville Elementary’s 100 Day, Friday, Feb. 6.- photo by David Pugh

Pettisville High School Homecoming Court

Members of the 2009 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience during the PHS- Ayersville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 7. Front row, from left: Jake Siegel, freshman escort; Cassie Beck, freshman attendant; Elise Hartzler, kindergarten flower girl; Max Leppelmeier, kindergarten crown bearer; Heidi Waidelich, sophomore attendant; Josh Klopfenstein, sophomore escort. Back row: Andrew Nofziger, junior escort; […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 1 2:16 pm: Unwanted skateboarders, ConAgra, advised to leave. Feb. 2 8:10 am: Dog at large, 200 block E. Mechanic St., advised dog owner of ordinance. 8 pm: Report of vehicle passing stopped school bus, citation to Janelle M. Homier, 18, Archbold, for passing stopped school bus, 100 block Murbach St. 9 pm: disabled vehicle, 100 block E. Lutz […]

Indians Defeat Streaks In Barnburner

Wauseon’s Taylor Creager shot an arrow through the hearts of the Blue Streaks and their fans in The Thunderdome, Thursday, Feb. 5. The Indian senior sank one of two free throws with three seconds left to cap a comeback and give Wauseon a 53-52 Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball victory. An AHS victory would have given the Streaks and […]


Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite […]

Deskins: State Money A Problem

“I am excited about some of the out-of-the-box thinking” represented by the education proposals put forward by Ted Strickland, Ohio governor. “The dilemma is where the funds will come from.” That’s what David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, Monday, Feb. 9. Speaking during the noon luncheon, Deskins highlighted some of […]

Burglars Hit Local Home

A thief made off with $2,431 from the home of Sullivan P. Rosario, 414A Vine St., Wednesday, Feb. 4. The Archbold police report said while the Rosario family attended church between 6:30 pm and 9:15 pm, the thieves entered the home through an unlocked back door. Taken were a laptop computer, valued at $1,046.13; two video game consoles, $600; a […]

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