2009-06-03

AHS Grad Heading For USAF Academy

Inspired By A Movie, Leininger Says He Wants To Fly Fast, Expensive Jets

Blame it all on Tom Cruise. At the end of this month, Jared Leininger, an Archbold native and 2009 AHS graduate, is off to the United States Air Force Academy. His goal: after four years of academic study, physical training, sports, and two years of flight school, he wants to fly USAF jet fighters. How did this fascination start? The […]

Joyce V. Warner



Joyce V. Warner Joyce Warner Joyce V. Warner, 83, of Archbold, passed away late Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had been the gift shop manager at Sauder Farm and Craft Village. Mrs. Warner was born on July 3, 1925, in Upper Sandusky, the daughter of the late Elmer Allen and the […]

AHS Boys 4×200, Girls 4×100 Relay Teams Win Division III Regional Championships

Hammersmith Qualifies For State In 100, 200; Boys 4x400 and 4x100 Teams Also Advance

The Archbold boys 4×200-meter relay team of Jake Fidler, Nate Hammersmith, Breon Price, and Garrett Waidelich and the AHS girls 4×100 team of Haley Nemcik, Melinda Sauder, Katherine Moody, and Autumn Lantz won championships at the Division III regional track and field meet, Friday, May 29 at Tiffin. The boys 4×200 team won their race in one minute, 30.99 seconds, […]

St. Peter Confirmation



Leon Smith Is NSCC Distinguished Alumni



Leon Smith, Archbold, has been named one of three Northwest State Community College distinguished alumni for 2009. Smith retired as the supervisor of the Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant; today, he is a contract operator for the Swanton Wastewater facility. He graduated from Northwest State with an associate’s degree of applied science in civil engineering in 1971. Since earning his degree, […]

Death Notices



Hugo Miller, Coldwater Lake, Mich., died June 1, 2009. Survivors include his wife, Nona. John R. Dawson, 95, of Louisa, Ky., formerly of Wauseon, died May 28, 2009. Survivors include three daughters. Evelyn Lolene Eberly, 74, Archbold, died May 29, 2009. Survivors include a son.

Nofziger Wins Regional Long Jump Title

Borton Advances To State In 1600

Haley Nofziger, a Pettisville High School senior, won the long jump championship at the Division III regional track and field meet, Wednesday, May 27, and Friday, May 29. She won with a jump of 17 feet, 2 1/4 inches. Pettisville had only one other athlete advance to this weekend’s state track and field meet. Austin Borton, a senior, placed fourth […]

St. Peter First Communion



Honor Students



NSCC Deans List Dean’s list students for Spring 2009 at Northwest State Community College: Archbold, full-time, 4.0: Bryon Harriger, Timothy Lantz, Chase Sauder, Jerod Yedica. Archbold, full-time: Austin Baldwin, James Clark, Angela Foster, Tiffany Rodriguez, Alisha Rupp, Kelby Rupp, Kristina Shawley, David Short, Ethan Short, William Smith, Matthew Stuckey, Whitney Weber, Amanda Wyse. Archbold, part-time, 4.0: Elizabeth Bakucz, Elisabeth Beltran, […]

Eugene (Gene) R. Benner



Eugene (Gene) R. Benner, age 76, of Bryan, passed away on March 23, 2009. Born Oct. 17, 1932, he was the son of Raymond and Evelyn (Wagner) Benner. Gene retired from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1992, where he was the Head Athletic Trainer for the Army teams. He is survived by cousins William and wife […]


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