2010-01-20

Four Place At Woodmore



Four Archbold wrestlers were top-four finishers in their weight classes at the Woodmore “A” Classic the weekend of Jan. 9. Danny Young won his weight class. Tyler Rufenacht and Austin Ripke each placed second, and Cody Kovnesky finished fourth.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000 Brad Peebles, county commissioner, said he is not in favor of returning tax money to county taxpayers. He said he wants county residents to be prepared for a possible downturn in the economy. Archbold Area Foundation is 15 years old. Last year it distributed $13,500. In a departure from past elections, the Fulton […]

Linehan, Jimenez To Marry March 13



Katie Linehan, Stryker, and Jesse Jimenez, Stryker, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dan and Jan Miller, Pettisville, and Mike and Denise Linehan, Delaware, Ohio. A 1999 Pettisville High School graduate, she earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in education and history in 2004 from the University of Toledo. She is a social studies teacher for Stryker Local […]

Jace Ryan Bernath Is First Baby Of 2010



Jace Ryan Bernath wasn’t born with a golf club in his hand, but he has a good chance of developing a love of the sport. Both of his parents and a grandfather are golfers. The Archbold Buckeye First Baby of the Year was born at 7:54 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, to Ryan and […]

Stryker, Montpelier Fall To Streak Girls



The Archbold girls basketball team raised its record to 12-1, 5-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with wins over Stryker and Montpelier last week. The Streaks hosted Stryker, Tuesday, Jan. 12, in a non-league contest. The Panthers (5-5) hit only two of the many three-pointers they tossed up and AHS came away with a 53-39 victory. Montpelier (0-12, 0-4 […]

Be Careful When Donating



The scenes from Haiti are horrifying. The magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Haiti Tuesday, Jan. 12 did unspeakable damage to a country already suffering the worst poverty in the Western Hemisphere. With little infrastructure in place, Haiti has become a nightmare that doesn’t end. As usual, Americans are opening their hearts, and pocketbooks, to support Haitian earthquake relief. However, as […]

Couple Announces Summer Wedding



Meghan Lynn Klopfenstein, daughter of Lisa Short, Archbold, and Zachary Tyler Riggs, son of Gary and Rebecca, Westerville, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is a 2006 Archbold High School graduate. She will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from Bluffton University. Her fiancé is a 2005 Westerville North High School graduate. He graduated from […]

Area Churches Pitch In To Help Haitians



Several area churches are pitching in to assist the people of Haiti, after a massive earthquake destroyed much of the capital City of Port Au Prince. David David, pastor of Archbold United Methodist Church, has been to the impoverished Caribbean nation several times for nearly 20 years. Before coming to the Archbold church, “I used to be… the USA national […]

PHS Girls Up Record To 8-4, 5-0 BBC



The Pettisville girls basketball team beat Ayersville and Fayette last week to raise its record to 8-4, 5-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference. The Birds opened the week with a 60-50 nonleague victory over Ayersville, Tuesday, Jan. 12 at the Bird Cage. They closed the week with a 37-23 BBC victory over Fayette, Friday, Jan. 15. PHS 60, Ayersville 50 […]

Susan Gail Barrett



Susan Gail Barrett moved on to a world without pain on Jan. 14, 2010. Sue was a feisty, independent, and loving person filled with strong passions. Among her passions were, in no particular order, word searches, cooking and cookbooks (she had over 300), Russian and English royal history, her nieces and nephews, her family (especially her father Richard), her friends, […]


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