2009-04-22

Bowman Saves Earth From Old TV Toxins

Recycle, ReUse, Reduce

Laura Bowman, Archbold High School junior, said she has always been interested in recycling, and has lived a “green” lifestyle for a long time. She saw television sets out at the curb, waiting for the garbage truck, and knew those sets would be thrown in a landfill. Bowman knew televisions contained a variety of metals that are toxic to the […]

100 Wood Pallets Stolen From Factory



A total of 100 wooden pallets, valued at $375, were stolen from Archbold Furniture Company. A representative of the firm said the pallets were stacked outside, on the south side of the building. They were taken sometime between noon, Thursday, April 9 and 7 am, Monday, April 13. The theft is under investigation.

AHS Boys Tennis Beats Dogs, Falls To Springfield



The Archbold boys tennis team won its second straight match of the season with a 5-0 victory over Defiance, Thursday, April 16. The Streaks traveled to Springfield High School, Friday, April 17, and were defeated 4-1 to fall to 2-5 on the year. AHS 5, Defiance 0 Singles: 1. Kevin Fredrick (A) def. James Gomez 6-3, 6-0. 2. Peter Lehman […]

Births



Fulton Co. Health Center April 10: Maria and Juan Diaz, Fayette, boy. April 11: Brittany and Garrett Poorman, Wauseon, boy; Karen and Joshua Doughty, Delta, boy. April 13: Brittney Lynch, Napoleon, girl. April 14: Joellyn and Douglas Yoder, Archbold, boy. April 16: Carmellina Cardenas, Wauseon, boy. —— George Washington’s annual salary as president was $25,000.

Fayette Woman Helps Rescue Freighter Captain From Pirates



Randy Mellott, Fayette, reported that his stepdaughter, Melinda Gardner, said her duty aboard the USS Bainbridge was boring at first. “There was not much going on, and it was 110 to 115 degrees during the day,” he said. That was until April 8, when Somali pirates stormed aboard the American freighter Maersk Alabama. The ship’s captain, Richard Phillips, offered himself […]

Western Dist. Court News



Traffic And Criminal Joe Lopez, Kunkle, DUI, W. Gramble Rd., Fayette, three days jail, $500 fine, $77 costs, 180-day driver license suspension, occupational, medical, and probation driving privileges granted. Mitchell N. Molina, Fayette, license suspended, 10 days jail, $550 fine, $53 costs, 365-day driver license suspension, 60 hours community service; charges of DUI and failure to drive in marked lanes […]

Archbold Track Competes In Napoleon Invitational



The Archbold track teams traveled to Napoleon to compete in the Napoleon Invitational, Saturday, April 18. The Streaks ran against various levels of competition to finish sixth in the boys and seventh in the girls races. Only finishes in the top eight are listed: Boys Defiance 141.75, Clay 121, Sylvania Northview 93.25, Napoleon 88, Wauseon 80.75, Archbold 71, Perrysburg 54.24, […]

2009-04-22 E-Edition

“Educated” Bug Chews Through Dictionary



An insect of some type got an education, of sorts, chewing its way through Shirley Wyse’s 1968 copy of Webster’s Dictionary. Wyse said the dictionary belonged to her son, the late Tony Wyse. It had been his college dictionary in the early 1970s. She’s kept it in her Bradenton, Fla., home for years. “I like to do crossword puzzles. This […]

Council Okays Projects



Archbold councilmen ap- proved two projects during the Monday night, April 6, meeting. Council agreed to spend $108,843.25 with RMH Concrete & Foundations, Holland, to pave an Archbold Street Department stone lot with concrete. The bid was $40,156.75 under the engineer’s estimated cost of $149,000. The lot is located on the north side of E. Holland St. Bob Seaman, village […]


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