Beck, Kruse In Top Four At Science Competition

Chrysta Beck, a Pettisville freshman, and Taylor Kruse, a junior, were among the top four finishers in the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, March 5, at Northwest State Community College. The event features student projects from a six-county area. The projects developed by Beck and Kruse were selected for super judging. As top-four finishers, each was named […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of traffi c offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Anna S. Bame, Perrysburg, speeding, 36-25, Ditto St., $37, $88. Sarah J. Burk, rural Wauseon, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $102, $88. Jay A. Dettmer, […]

Three Wrestlers Are Four-Time Champs

An unprecedented feat highlighted the 2011 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships, Saturday, March 5, in Columbus. Three wrestlers from the same school became fourtime state champions. Monroeville’s Hunter Stieber, Cam Tessari and Chris Phillips finished their prep careers with four state titles, making the trio the state’s 20th, 21st and 22nd four-time state champions, respectively. Never before […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Wednesday, March 16, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Ruihley Park Pavilion, 320 W. Holland St., Archbold. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, March 10, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Caregiving Share the Care gathering for caregivers, Sunday, March 13, 5 p.m., Fairlawn […]

Jury Issues Guilty Finding

Tyler A. Hurst, 24, Swanton, was found guilty of felonious assault, Friday, March 4, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. A jury of seven men and five women heard the case, and deliberated about 40 minutes before returning a guilty verdict. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said the trial lasted a little over one day. Hurst was indicted on […]

“Odd Couple” Is The Right Show For ACT

“The Odd Couple” is exactly the right kind of show for Archbold Community Theatre. The Giffey Hall stage and ACT’s strong cast are just the right combination for Neil Simon’s 1965 play. It’s an evening of entertainment that can’t be beat. Veteran ACT actors Steve VanSickle and Bill Phelps, Archbold, do wonderful jobs with the lead characters, Oscar Madison and […]

Turnpike To Get New Pavement Near Archbold

The Ohio Turnpike will be repaved from mile marker 14.8 in Williams County to mile marker 27.5 in Fulton County, said Lauren Hakos, Ohio Turnpike spokesman. While the work is underway, plans call for one lane of travel in each direction. Traffic from one direction will cross the median and use one lane of the opposite direction, while construction crews […]

Rape Suspect Indicted By County Grand Jury

Jamie A. Skiver, 18, Archbold, has been indicted on one count of gross sexual imposition and one count of rape by the Fulton County Grand Jury. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said Skiver was arrested by APD officers, Friday, Jan. 21, after an incident in which he allegedly had sex with a person under the age of 13. The incident […]

Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction Quilt

Members of the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Council display the feature quilt, “Seasons in Bloom.” The benefit auction is Thursday and Friday, March 31-April 1 at Founder’s Hall. Council members are, from left: Nanette Buehrer; Mike Short; Kathie Donaldson; Karen Vonier; Paula Summa; Carol Ann Grime; Carol Short, treasurer; Norma Kauffman, vice president; Melda Richer; Julia Nafziger, president; and Suzie Rupp.– […]

Sixth Bible Quiz Meet Has Congeniality

One of the great elements of Bible Quiz is camaraderie between quizzers. At the sixth Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, March 6, at Central Mennonite Church, team congeniality was the theme. Four teams were chosen by their peers for best displaying courage in persecution, gracious attitude towards others, and a sincere desire to not only learn the word, but practice Biblical […]