2009-04-29

Vernon F. Graber



Vernon F. Graber, age 94 years, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday night, April 23, 2009, at Heartland of Wauseon. He was born May 29, 1914, near Pettisville, the son of Elias and Nancy (Goldsmith) Graber. He married Helen Leininger on- Nov. 7, 1948, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 4, 1998. A lifelong resident of the Wauseon area, […]

Cline, Shempp To Marry In Mexico



Ken and Connie Cline, Moore, S.C. and formerly of Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Lane, Fayetteville, Ark., to Peter James Shempp II, Fayetteville, Ark., son of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Shempp, Dayton. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Miami University, Oxford. Her fiancé is a […]

Nofziger Signs Letter Of Intent



Archbold Police Log



April 19 11:57 am: Loud music, advised to turn it down. April 20 9:45 pm: A car, owned by David Deskins, Archbold, was parked in a service alley at the rear of the Archbold High School. A second car, driven by Catherine A. Short, 48, Wauseon, was backing in the service alley. The vehicles collided. April 21 2:43 pm: A […]

Couple Planning Summer Wedding



Vic and Sandy Fluharty, Bedford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kim, Maumee, to Chris Buehrer, Waterville, son of Keith and Deb, Archbold. The bride-elect is a Bedford High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in early childhood education at Bowling Green State University. She is a kindergarten teacher in the Anthony Wayne School District. Her fiancé […]

Blackbird Softball Team Wins Two BBC Games



Pettisville defeated North Central and Edon but fell to Wauseon in softball action last week. The Birds hosted North Central, Thursday, April 23, and scored a 9-2 Buckeye Border Conference victory. They traveled to Edon, Friday, April 24, and came home with a 7-6 BBC victory to advance to 4-0 on the season. PHS hosted the Indians, Saturday, April 25. […]

Lawn Mowers, Chain Saws Stolen From Local Firm



Thieves made off with $6,382 of used lawn and garden equipment from Liechty Farm Equipment last week. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said the items were taken sometime between 7:30 pm, Thursday, March 23, and 7:30 am, Friday, March 24, as the firm was preparing for an auction. “Everything was outside,” Schmidt said. Stolen were a walk-behind lawn mower, two […]

Kronmiller, Rupp To Wed June 13



Bonnie Kronmiller, Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Mike Kronmiller, Ft. Wayne, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mandy, Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Levi Rupp, son of Phillip and Judith, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Carroll High School. She is a 2009 graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a degree in chemical engineering, and is a process […]

Archbold Community Library Needs Taxpayers’ Support



The Archbold Community Library deserves and needs the support of taxpayers in the Tuesday, May 5 special election. The library needs a renewal of its present four-tenths (.4) of a mill levy, plus an additional three tenths (.3) of a mill. Like everyone, the library is impacted by the economic downturn. Since libraries receive state funding based on a percentage […]

Police Attempt Contact With Man



Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said police are attempting to make contact with a man who has been out of touch. A local man told police, Wednesday, April 22, he has not heard from a family member for about a month. The missing person makes a point of staying in contact with the local man, Schmidt said. Very little is […]


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