News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Prelude; offertory, The Sinner’s Prayer, senior choir. Message, “In The Presence of God,” Jesse Kahler. Second service Praiselude by worship team band; message same as the first service. Wednesday: Meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for pre-K – grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, choir practice. Lockport […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000 The first baby of the year belongs to Buffy and Jaycee Riley. Her name is Corinna Sue. Dean Genter, rural Pettisville, filed petitions to run against incumbent Brad Peebles, Lyons, for Fulton County commissioner. Sixth graders at Pettisville Elementary are getting first-hand experience producing a television program for WBGU. Tina S. Jordan, Wauseon, […]

Ruth M. Storrer

 Ruth M. Storrer, age 91, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 13, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   Prior to her retirement she had been a beautician for 60 years, having owned and operated Kay’s Beauty Shop in Archbold from 1948-1997. Mrs. Storrer was born in Ottoville on Jan. 3, 1919, the daughter of the late […]


Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee open meeting, Monday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: international agriculture education. Gospel Fellowship Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship men’s breakfast, Saturday, Jan. 16, 7 a.m., Bryan Community Center, 1130 Buffalo Rd., Bryan. Speaker: Rex Stump. Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m., […]

Keep Them Open

Union Wrong In Attempt To Bar Public Access To Teacher Records

If the Ohio Education Association has its way, it will withhold from the public the addresses of those who hold Ohio teaching licenses. If the teachers’ union succeeds, Ohio parents, who have more of an interest than anyone in the backgrounds of those who teach their children, will be blocked from one of the few avenues to get that information. […]

Margot Parlette

Margot Parlette, 54, Portland, Ore., formerly of Fort Wayne, Ind., died of lung cancer, Dec. 26, 2009. A daughter of Don and Valetta (Taylor) Parlette, she was born in November 1955. Valetta was a co-owner of the Archbold Buckeye. She played the viola professionally in symphonic orchestras and taught viola lessons her entire adult life. Survivors include her husband, Michael, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 30: Jodi and Stephen Dulaney, Delta, boy. Dec. 31: Rachel and Shawn Brown, Bryan, girl. Jan. 1: Michelle Dauwalter, Delta, girl. Jan. 3: Heather Bird, Wauseon, boy.

Mina M. Alexander

Mina M. Alexander, age 86, of Archbold, died early Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born May 14, 1923, in Franklin Township, Fulton County, Ohio, to the late Charles and Hattie (Colon) Merillat. On March 20, 1948, she married Virgil Bob Alexander, and he preceded her in death in 1983. She was a […]

2010-01-13 E-Edition

Academic News

Several area students have been named to the deans and honors lists at Defiance College for the fall 2009 semester. Students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and are enrolled in 12 or more semester hours for which letter grades are given are named to the deans list. The honors list is for students achieving […]

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