Thatcher Grandson Competes In Diving Championships

Cameron Thatcher, 11, grandson of Maryann Thatcher, Archbold, competed in the 2009 USA Diving Junior National Championships in Moultrie, GA., Aug. 5-8. He finished third on the onemeter springboard and 11th on the three-meter springboard. He qualified for the national championships by placing first on both boards at the Region 4 meet in Ypsilanti, Mich., and third on both boards […]

Man Still Hospitalized After Single-Vehicle Crash

Denver Nofziger, 72, Archbold, remains hospitalized in critical condition following a Monday, Sept. 7 auto crash. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states at about 4 pm, Monday, Sept. 7, Nofziger was driving a minivan west on US20 when he swerved the vehicle off the north, or right, side of the highway to avoid striking another westbound vehicle that was […]

Death Notices

Alberta Marie Lauber, 83, Archbold, and formerly of Wauseon, died Sept. 12, 2009.

Swim Club Meeting

A parents information meeting for the Wauseon Aquatics Swim Club is Monday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Wauseon High School pool.

Napoleon Firm Wins Council Paving Bid

Gerken Paving, Napoleon, was the low bidder for Archbold’s 2009 miscellaneous street resurfacing project. Archbold Village Council approved the bid at the Tuesday night, Sept. 8, meeting. The firm bid $158.279.51, which was 14.4%, or $26,000, under the engineer’s estimated price of $185,000. The major portions of the 2009 projects included the resurfacing of East Beech Street, and Miller Avenue […]

Cheaper Power For Water, Wastewater Plants

In response to the doubling of electric rates for the Archbold water and wastewater treatment plants, Village Council has selected a different firm to supply power to the facilities. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told council members at the Tuesday night, Sept. 8 meeting that village offi- cials have selected First Energy Solutions as the new electricity supplier for the […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude. Message, “Creation: In The Beginning,” Jesse Kahler. Second Service: Praiselude, We Adore Thee, offertory, Hope Now, by worship team band; message same as first service. Wednesday: Connection Club for pre-K through grade 6, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Eric Doehrmann, worship leader; Kelby Beck, song leader; […]

Crash Aftermath


Nichole Foor, 9, Pettisville, at right, holds a Monarch butterfly that has been tagged during Monarch Day, Sunday, Sept. 13, on property near Pettisville owned by Ed and Carol Nofziger. Monarchs travel as far south as Mexico on their migration. Researchers tag the creatures to follow their travels.–photo by David Pugh


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept 2: April Schuller, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 4: Angelicia Perez, Wauseon, boy; Stacey McCullough, Delta, girl. Sept. 8: Charis and Shane Netcher, Pioneer, girl; Melissa and Chad Smith, Delta, boy. Sept. 9: Jessica E. Perez, Wauseon, boy. A daughter, Delaney Jane, was born Sept. 8, 2009, at Henry County Hospital, Napoleon, to Jason and Kendra Batdorf, […]

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