Team Spirit Day At Bible Quiz

The fun challenge at the fourth Bible quiz meet, Sunday, Feb. 7, at Zion Mennonite Church, was to show team spirit by best displaying team names. With so many creative ideas, it was a hard task to choose which three teams received prize boxes. Carrying pillows, outfitted in pajamas and dozing off during their team cheer was “Fallen Asleep” from […]

Gary Leinbach

Gary Leinbach, 46, of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away Jan. 16, 2010, at his home. He was born June 5, 1963, in Denver, Colo., the son of Keith and Carol (Hoover) Leinbach. His childhood and school years were spent in Archbold, Ohio, graduating from Archbold High School in 1981. During his high school years he was involved in the music program. […]

Two File Petitions For Commissioner

There are two new faces in the race for Fulton County commissioner, one of whom has already filed a petition. Mark Ballmer, Fayette, has filed a petition to run in the Republican primary for Fulton County commissioner. Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, May 4. The other newcomer to the race is Sam Grime, Archbold. He has taken out […]


Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: Using liquid manure as a topdress fertilizer for wheat. Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance. FSA Farm Service Agency meetings for updates on farm programs, Tuesday, […]

Elon Henry Eash

Elon Henry Eash, age 87 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 22, 2010, at CHP In-Patient Hospice Center, Defi- ance after an extended and courageous battle with prostate cancer. He was born July 31, 1922, at home in Archbold, the son of Ervin and Ada (Aeschliman) Eash. He married Lorene Nofziger on June 4, 1950, and she […]

NSCC Nursing Program Getting New Classroom, Lab Building By 2011

Northwest State Community College is planning to spend about $5.5 million to add about 20,000 square feet of additional classroom space for its nursing programs. During its Friday, Feb. 5 meeting, the board announced Poggemeyer Design Group, Bowling Green, is designing the new Allied Health & Public Services Building. Mari Yoder, vice president for institutional advancement, said the building should […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 31: Megan and Tyler Willeman, Wauseon, boy. A daughter, Claire Alice, was born Jan. 20, 2010, at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, to Justin and Mary Grime, Grandview. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Alice Hackworth, Pemberville, and Andy and Lois Grime, […]


Theresa L. Porter, 50, Archbold, died Jan. 30, 2010. Survivors include one son.



Fifth Third Securities, Inc, purchased $3.95 million in Village of Archbold bonds in an online auction, Tuesday, Feb. 9. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said Fifth Third offered the lowest interest rate of the six bidders, at 3.781683% total interest cost, for bonds that will be repaid over 18 to 20 years. Five of the six bids were under 4%. […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 31 9:26 pm: Juvenile pointed laser light into residence, 100 block Elm St., spoke to juvenile and juvenile’s mother. Feb. 1 12:25 am: Lost dog, 100 block West Barre Rd., located and returned to owner. 2:30 pm: Possible theft of firewood, 300 block Ditto Street, spoke to suspect, who will return wood. 2:45 pm: A pickup truck owned by […]

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