2009-02-18

Donates Hair



Mackenna Lane, 6, Archbold, holds a portion of her hair, which will be donated to the Locks of Love program. The program uses human hair to make wigs for children suffering hair loss from cancer treatment. Lane, daughter of Rebecca and Gregory, donated hair, Monday, Jan. 26.- courtesy photo

Parents Announce Summer Wedding



Craig and Susan Link, Pettisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cali, Anderson, Ind., to Mark Ahern, Colorado Springs, Colo., son of Mike and Heidi, Stevensville, Mich. The bride-elect is a 2005 Pettisville High School graduate. She will graduate in May from Anderson (Ind.) University with a degree in elementary education and a license in English as a New Language. […]

Birds Beat Stryker, Lead BBC With 7-1 Record



The Pettisville boys basketball team held its lead in the Buckeye Border Conference with a 7-1 record after defeating the Stryker Panthers 51-45 in their new gymnasium, Friday, Feb. 13. The Birds traveled to Hicksville for a non-league matchup with the Aces in the Red Zone, Saturday, Feb. 14. Hicksville held PHS to two points in the second period and […]

Archbold Named Tree City, USA



Archbold has been named Tree City, USA for the 26th straight year. The Arbor Day Foundation has named Archbold a Tree City, USA every year since 1983. To qualify, the village must set aside a portion of its budget for trees, have a Tree Board, tree ordinance, tree planting program, and must hold an annual Arbor Day observance. This year’s […]

Miller Named 2009 Ohio Pork Queen



Katie Miller, daughter of Mike and Deb, rural Ridgeville Corners, was crowned the 2009 Ohio Pork Industry Queen at the recent Ohio Pork Congress in Columbus, Feb. 9-10. A 2007 Archbold High School graduate, she is a sophomore at The Ohio State University, where she is majoring in agriculture education. She has held several offices in her 4-H club and […]

Collegiate Connection



Dan Borcherdt, AHS ’05, became the 31st player in Mount Vernon Nazarene University history to top the 1,000-point mark, Tuesday, Feb. 10, as he led the Cougars to an 83-57 American Mideast Conference victory over Wilberforce University. Borcherdt led MVNU with 18 points as he nailed five threepointers and also handed out five assists. He accomplished the 1,000- point feat […]

Art Imitates Life For ACT Couple Acting In Barefoot In The Park



The lead characters in Archbold Community Theatre production of Barefoot in the Park are a newly-married couple. The actors playing the roles will soon be man and wife in real life. Faith Knapp, who plays the wife, Corie, and Theron Steinke, who portrays the husband, Paul Bratter, will be married in May. The play, written by Neil Simon, centers around […]

Honor Student



Brittany Sevey, a senior psychology major at Hillsdale (Mich.) College, was named to the 4.0 dean’s list for the 2008 fall semester. The daughter of Keith and Cristie, Archbold, she is a 2005 Archbold High School graduate.

Stryker Hands Pettisville Second BBC Defeat



Stryker outscored Pettisville 29-24 in the second half to hand the Birds their second Buckeye Border Conference loss of the season, 43-39, Thursday, Feb. 12. The Panthers won their first matchup this season, 37-36, on Jan. 24. It was Stryker’s 30th-straight BBC victory and shoots them to the top of the league with an 8- 0 record. The Panthers are […]

Northwest State To End Fiscal Year In Black



Mari Yoder, vice president of institutional development at Northwest State Community College, said NSCC anticipates ending fiscal year in the black by about $25,000. On a budget of more than $18.5 million, that’s a pretty slim margin, she said. The NSCC board of trustees approved a revised operating budget at the Friday, Feb. 6, meeting. NSCC operates on a fiscal […]


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