Fulton Co. Health Center April 9: Kathryn Wencke, Sylvania, boy. April 11: Sara & Mathew Donnelly, Wauseon, girl. A son, Jessy Clarence III, was born March 15, 2010, to Jay and Julie (Kinsey) Boykin, Caldwell, Texas. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. He has a two-year-old sister, Tanna. Grandparents are Ray and Grace Kinsey, […]

Every Day Is Earth Day

Earth Day, a holiday to appreciate the planet and environment, is tomorrow, Thursday, April 22. But, in Archbold, Ohio 43502, and the surrounding area, every day is Earth Day. It starts with the farmers, who care for the land using conservative farming practices, from low tillage options to the careful use of chemicals. In town, families diligently recycle aluminum, plastic, […]

PHS Prom Royalty

Clergy’s Corner

Byrdalene and Willis Horst, former mission workers in Argentina, speak at Lockport Mennonite Church, 09269 21-N, Stryker, Sunday, April 25, 9:15 a.m.

Negotiate In Public

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Public education gobbles up vast sums of public money, so any negotiations on how those tax dollars are spent must take place in public. The leaders of Gov. Jim Gibbons’ Blue Ribbon Education Reform Task Force wisely acknowledged as much Wednesday when, after originally deciding to meet in secret, they agreed to abide by Nevada’s open meeting law and share […]

Boys Soccer

Soccer Club Tells School Board They'll Pay Bills

Backers of boys soccer for Archbold High School are seeking the Archbold Area School Board’s sanction, but not financial support. The proposal was discussed at the Monday, April 19 board meeting. Mark Hagans, Archbold, who has three children in Archbold soccer programs, said the Archbold Soccer Club will cover all of the costs for soccer, including uniforms, equipment, coaching, refereeing, […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, April 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette. NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board, Tuesday, April 27, 7 p.m., Four County Career Center, St. Rt. 34, south of Archbold. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, […]

Daniel Galvan

Daniel Galvan, age 42 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, April 16, 2010, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. He was born Oct. 7, 1967, in Montpelier, the son of Guadalupe Sr. and Josefina (DeLa- Cruz) Galvan. He worked at Napoleon Lynx. He is survived by his parents, Guadalupe and Josefina Galvan Sr. of Archbold; four […]

PHS Prom Fun

A good time was had by all during the 2010 Pettisville High School prom, Saturday, April 17, in the PHS gym. Top: Andrew Miller finds himself in the laps of Brittany Stilwill, Emily Herring, Alyssa Mann, Hannah Holsopple, and Samantha Perkins, from left. All are PHS students. Right: Taking a moment away from dancing are, from left: Rosy Coronado and […]

Archbold Police Log

April 11 2:04 pm: Minibikes riding in Woodland Park, advised subjects to leave park. April 12 12:39 am: Bat in house, 200 block Vine St., caught and released outdoors. 6:54 pm: Traffic stop, 400 block Vine St., advised ice cream truck driver not to play music. April 13 7:24 am: Unwanted subject, East Gardens, subject left peacefully. 8:42 am: Vandalism […]

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