Myrl S. Henry

Myrl S. Henry, age 87 years, of Evansport, passed away Wednesday evening, Dec. 15, 2010, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born May 11, 1923, near Ridgeville Corners, the son of Lloyd and Ida (Lauber) Henry, and married Betty Rice on April 29, 1947. A resident of the Evansport area 42 years, he worked at Local […]

Police Assist Possible Drunk Man Dec. 18

Archbold police officers and Archbold Rescue assisted a man who may have had a little too much holiday cheer, Saturday, Dec. 18. The APD report on the incident states officers were dispatched about 9 pm to an address in the 300 block of Middle Street. When they arrived, they found a male subject lying in the bushes, covered in snow. […]


Owens Community College defeated Mott Community College 78-54, Monday, Dec. 13. Hailey Galvan, AHS ‘10, daughter of Roel and Dana, scored six points in the contest. OCC, ranked fourth in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II poll, is 13-1 on the season.

Isabel M. (Graber) Gisel

Isabel M. (Graber) Gisel, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 19, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Sept. 20, 1917, near Archbold, the daughter of Albert and Laura (Rupp) Seiler. She married Roy Graber, who preceded her in death in September 1982. She then married Ralph “Bud” Gisel on Nov. 27, […]

Bracelet Stolen

April Fryman, Archbold, told Archbold police sometime between 10:30 am, Tuesday, Dec. 14 and 3 pm, Friday, Dec. 17, someone stole a bracelet from The Shops at Pennycrest. The bracelet is described as black, white, and silver, and is valued at $160. It was taken from a box in the store, and replaced with another bracelet.

PHS Boys Fall To Edon In BBC Game

The Pettisville boys basketball team dropped to 1-3, 0-2 in the Buckeye Border Conference with a 57-48 loss to Edon, Thursday, Dec. 16. The score was tied at 13 after one period, but Edon outscored the Birds 20-16 in the second to take a 33-29 advantage into halftime. Pettisville closed the difference to two, 41-39, after three. The Blue Bombers […]

Marjorie Ann Lane

Marjorie Ann Lane, age 70 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, Dec. 18, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. She was born Feb. 23, 1940, at Napoleon, the daughter of Gale and Hilda (Sonnenberg) Nye. A resident of the Archbold area many years, she worked at ITT Higbie and retired after 30 years, then worked at Sauder Heritage […]

Local Teen In Crash

Tyson Phillip Lersch, 16, rural Archbold, was involved in a single-car crash on Co. Rd. E-F, about three-tenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 26, about 8:48 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 14. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report on the crash states Lersch was westbound on Co. Rd. E-F, lost control of his vehicle, went off the north side of […]

Blackbird Girls Beat Edgerton, Fall To Edon

The Pettisville girls basketball team was on the road twice last weekend. The Birds visited Edon, Friday, Dec. 17. The Blue Bombers upped their record to 4-1, 3-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference with a 41- 34 victory. Pettisville traveled to Edgerton, Saturday, Dec. 18 for a non-league contest. The Birds took control in the first half and went on […]

Howard D. Rupp

Howard D. Rupp, age 79 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Dec. 16, 2010, at the CHP Defi ance area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born Sept. 12, 1931, near Archbold, the son of Ephraim and Minnie (Diller) Rupp, and married Delores Troyer on June 4, 1955. A lifetime resident of the Archbold area, he farmed, and trucking […]

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