2009-03-25

Archbold Rescue Boat Used To Save Man In Floodwaters



Some citizens question why the Archbold Fire Department has a rescue boat, when there isn’t a major lake or river within an hour’s drive. However, if you ask Joey and Kami Beck, Stryker, they would probably tell you the boat is worth its weight in gold. Archbold Rescue used the boat to rescue the Becks’ 18- year-old son, Bryson, after […]

Glenadene Buttermore



Glenadene Buttermore, age 86, of Bryan, and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2009, in Bryan. Mrs. Buttermore was born in Bryan on Nov. 20, 1922, the daughter of the late Glen and the late Zoe (Walker) Hitt. On May 20, 1943 she married Hugene G. Buttermore, and he preceded her in death in 2008. She was a […]

Arienne Johnson Presents Research Work At Symposium



Arienne Johnson, an Archbold High School graduate, was a presenter at the 11th annual Goshen (Ind.) College Undergraduate Research Symposium, Saturday, March 14. Johnson, a junior presented “Holy Blasphemy: Interpreting the Unforgivable Sin.” “The symposium provides an opportunity for the Goshen College community to get a picture of the breadth and depth of research done on this campus by students,” […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Seekers of Your Heart, adult choir. Message, Brian Clay. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; offertory, Most High God, by worship team. Message same as first service. Wednesday: Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, high school small groups, choir practice. Lockport […]

Boat Used 3 Times During Recent Flood



When Archbold Rescue used the department’s boat to save a Stryker man, it was one of three times the boat was needed in flood waters after the heavy rains of Tuesday, March 10. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said the first call was Wednesday morning, March 11. A car was spot- ted partially submerged in a low area on […]

Garold D. Beck



Garold D. Beck Garold D. Beck, 70, Archbold, died March 23, 2009. Among survivors is his wife, Neva. Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Recipe Corner

Blueberry French Toast Sandwich

1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 1.2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 1 package (about 12 ounces) frozen French toast (6 slices) 3.4 cup fresh blueberries In bowl, stir together cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar. Heat French toast as package directs. Spread cream cheese mixture on French toast slices. Spoon blueberries over cream cheese on 3 slices; cover with remaining […]

Lockport Team Wins Bible Quiz In Double Overtime



The Bible Quiz crowd at Central Mennonite Church on Sunday, March 22, had all the excitement it could ask for as 12 teams competed in tournament style quizzing. In the final matches, Lockport 1 and the season winner, Endures from Sand Ridge, quizzed in two down-to-the-wire matches, with the final match won by Lockport in double overtime. To reach the […]

Park Board Debt Relief Has Support

Wyse Says Council Can Help Park Board Without Tax Hike

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said he believes there is a unanimous consensus among Archbold Village Council members that something must be done to alleviate the Archbold Park Board debt. He said he believes council can come to the aid of the park board without raising taxes, and without canceling or postponing any other public works projects. $2.45 million Wyse discussed […]

Archbold Police Log



March 15 3:20 pm: Theft, 504 S. Defi- ance St. March 16 7:45 am: Warning for dropping children off in roadway, 200 block W. Holland St. 8:49 am: Driving through yard, 702 Stryker St. March 17 8:29 am: Drove around stopped school bus with its lights flashing; 1900 block S. Defiance St., unable to locate vehicle. 3:35 pm: A car, […]


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