2009-02-18

Trudy S. Bischoff



Trudy S. Bischoff, age 55, of Angola, Ind., and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind. Trudy had been a middle school teacher at Burr Road Middle School in Wauseon for 25 years, and had also been the Napoleon High School guidance counselor for the past three years. Trudy was born […]

Quiz Results For Academic League



Results from the Monday, Feb. 9, Northern Buckeye Academic League quiz matches. At Napoleon: Napoleon 34, Pettisville 31; Defiance 35, Pettisville 34; Pettisville 45, Swanton 7. At Fayette: Archbold 21, Fayette 6; Evergreen 32, Fayette 14; Archbold 29, Evergreen 23.

Secret Sessions vs. Public Rights



When a public body, such as a town council, school board, or any government body, meets behind closed doors, in secret, it creates distrust. The public has the right to know everything that goes on within any public meeting. Ohio law allows public bodies to meet in secret (executive session) for very few specific reasons: personnel issues, sale or purchase […]

Herbert H. Rupp



Herbert H. Rupp, 85, of Ruskin, Fla., went to be with the Lord on Feb. 15, 2009. Herbert was a Retired Commander in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed traveling and running. He is survived by his loving wife, Eunice. They were married 63 years. He had three sons, Gary, Dana, and Alan. He is also survived by brother, Ted; grandchildren, […]

Earns Scholarship



Cody Ruffer, Archbold, has received a Dean’s Scholarship at the University of Findlay. A 2006 Archbold High School graduate, Ruffer is studying business management.

Value The Work



It is human nature to want something for nothing. Whether it’s food, clothing, or information, no one wants to pay for what they want. But it’s also human nature to want to receive value for one’s work. In today’s world, everyone must trade their labor in order to obtain the things needed to survive. Like all business in the current […]

Archbold Police Log



Feb. 8 3:15 am: Domestic, 500 block Ditto St., unable to determine primary aggressor, no arrests. 7:53 am: Vandalism, Holland Court apartments. Feb. 9 10:25 am: Vandalism, Ruihley Park. 9:52 am: Verbal warning for dropping children off in the street, 200 block W. Holland St. 5:30 pm: Assault, 1500 block S. Defiance St. 7:30 pm: Theft, Phoenixville, Pa. Feb. 10 […]

Streaks End Regular Season With Victories Over O-G, Stryker



The Archbold girls basketball team ended its regular season with a 16-4 record after victories over Ottawa-Glandorf and Stryker last week. The Streaks traveled to Ottawa, Tuesday, Feb. 10. AHS outscored the Titans 37-23 in the second half to bring home a 54-41 victory. Archbold was back on the road, Saturday, Feb. 14 for an afternoon game in the new […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999 Did the construction of the Co. Rd. 24-Ohio Turnpike interchange contribute to the flooding in the Darby Corners area last month, and if so, how much? The newest Archbold Fire Department truck, a combined heavy rescue and pumper, has been delivered and will be ready for service next week, said Andy Brodbeck, fire […]

Local Man Is Person Of Interest In Reported Scam Case



Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, called a local man "a person of interest" in an alleged Internet scam case originating in Pennsylvania. Schmidt said the case is still under investigation. No charges have been filed. He said Archbold police offi- cers were contacted by the East Pikeland Township (Pa.) Police Department, Sunday, Jan. 31. The Pennsylvania officers said a man […]


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