2011-02-09

Beck On Study-Service Term In Peru



Jackson Beck, son of William and Kathy, Archbold, is participating in the Goshen (Ind.) College Study- Service Term in Peru this spring, along with 13 other students. A 2009 Archbold High School graduate, Beck is majoring in history. He left for Peru on Jan. 12 and returns to the United States on April 12. Located in South America along the […]

Helen Ruth Merillat



Helen Ruth Merillat, age 87 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 1, 2011, in her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1923, near Elmira, the daughter of Clarence and Ruth (Leu) Clingaman, and married Harold Merillat on Jan. 24, 1942. She lived her life with Harold around the United States, eventually settling in the Baltimore, Md. area, where […]

Division III, IV Girls Tournament Pairings



Tournament pairings were drawn Sunday for the Ohio girls basketball tournament. In Division III action at Defiance, Evergreen (14-2) received the number one seed. Tinora (14-2) is seeded second, and Archbold (14-4) is third. The Streaks play Liberty Center (5-12), Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. The winner plays the Vikings, Saturday, Feb. 26, 6:15 p.m., for a sectional title. […]

NSCC President’s Salary Hiked To $129,000



Thomas L. Stuckey, president of Northwest State Community College, received a pay hike of 1.99% from the Board of Trustees, Friday, Feb. 4. During their February meeting, the trustees approved a three-year contract for Stuckey. The new contract is retroactive to July 1, 2010, and lasts until June 30, 2013. Under his old contract, Stuckey was earning $126,480. His new […]

100 Day



Duane A. VanDeVoorde



Duane A. VanDeVoorde, 67 years, of West Unity, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Florida Hospital-Heartland Division in Sebring, Fla. Duane was born Sept. 7, 1943, in Mt. Clemons, Mich., to the late Rene and Beatrice (Rolph) VanDeVoorde. He was a 1962 graduate of Edon High School and a 1964 graduate of DeVry University. Duane taught electricity at Four County […]

Streaks Beat Stryker, Raise Record To 14-4



Leading 26-14 at halftime, Archbold defeated Stryker 56-44, Saturday, Feb. 5, in a non-league game at Stryker. “Today we got a nice team win against a quality team in Stryker,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “I liked our pressure, both in the full court and in the half court. We had Alicia Drewes and Chelsea Goebel in double figures, […]

Radiothon 2011 Goal: $27,800



The Fulton County Heart Radiothon has budgeted $7,000 for “Mini-Annies,” the inflatable cardiopulmonary resuscitation mannequins that can teach CPR at home. The $7,000 amount is roughly a quarter of the fund-raiser’s 2011 goal of $27,800. The Radiothon is broadcast on WMTR, 96.1-FM, beginning at 6 am, Thursday, Feb. 10. Archbold, Evergreen, and Wauseon students have already used the blow-up mannequins […]

Archbold School Levy Largest On May Ballot



The renewal of the Archbold Area School District’s $1.1-million emergency operating levy is the largest on the May 3 primary election ballot in Fulton County. But the Wauseon Exempted Village School District is asking voters to approve two emergency levies. If both pass, the district will receive $1,316,089 from 8.43 mills. The Archbold Area School District levy, if approved by […]

Keeping Warm




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