2010-06-09

Stryker Street Sidewalk Waits On Street Project



A sidewalk along the north side of Stryker Street, extending to Archbold Hospital, won’t be done until Stryker Street is rebuilt. That’s what Archbold Village Council members learned at their Monday night, June 7 meeting. Kevin Eicher, councilman, said he had been asked about such a sidewalk project. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said village officials had decided to include the […]

Hartz Plays In Instrumental Recital At Findlay



Bethany Hartz, a freshman pharmacy major, played “Pepperino” by R.M. Endresen on the clarinet during an instrumental recital recently at The University of Findlay. A 2009 Pettisville High School graduate, she is the daughter of Carla and Phil, rural Wauseon. Hartz participates in concert band at the university.

Woman Dies After Shooting



Patricia E. Lavinder, 55, rural Fayette, died June 1 of a gunshot wound to the abdomen that Darrell Merillat, Fulton County Sheriff, said was apparently self-inflicted. Deputies and rescue units were called to Lavinder’s home on Co. Rd. S, Monday, May 31. She was taken to Archbold Hospital, then flown via helicopter ambulance to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, […]

All-League Baseball Teams



Collin Walker, Archbold senior, and Tanner Wyse, sophomore, were named First Team All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2010 baseball season. Sam Miller, a senior, received Second Team honors. Receiving honorable mentions were Corey Walker and Zac Grosjean, seniors. Joe Roebuck, Bryan, was named Coach of the Year.

The Thrill Of Victory… …And The Agony Of Defeat



Logan Hogrefe Named Student of Excellence



Logan Hogrefe, an Archbold Middle School student, was recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a Student of Excellence in the fields of history and government. Bryan Miller, a teacher and coach at AMS, nominated Hogrefe, son of Doug and Lori, Archbold, for the honor. The USAA recognizes students based upon the recommendations of teachers, coaches, counselors, and other […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; offertory by VBS children’s choir. Message, “Giving What You Have,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: worship team band, prelude; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: song leader: Randy Kauffman and praise band members: Buffy Riley, Mike Mickelson, Caleb Waidelich, Steve Waidelich, Mike Stuckey, Al Stuckey, Kathy King, […]

Breaking News

Meyer Out As Board Of Elections Director

Kathy Meyer, who has served as director of the Fulton County Board of Elections for about three years, resigned from her post Wednesday, June 9. Her decision came after two appearances before the four-member Board of Elections during the group’s regular meeting, which was held that day. All discussions with Meyer were held in an executive session, which lasted about […]

Saturday Night Tornado Damages 68 Homes Near Delta



Volunteers are continuing cleanup efforts in portions of York and Swancreek townships in Fulton County after a tornado roared through the area late Saturday night, June 5. Reports from Sunday, June 6, said four people were injured, one seriously. One victim was hospitalized, but released Monday. A preliminary damage assessment prepared Monday, June 7 states 68 homes in the affected […]

Honor Students



Katie Weber, PHS ‘09, was named to the dean’s list at Adrian (Mich.) College for the spring 2010 semester. Student must have at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. She is the daughter of Kurt and Kamie, rural Stryker. —– Ryan Christman, son of Erich and Lynne, Archbold, and Lauren Rupp, daughter of Phillip and Judith, Archbold, were named to […]