2011-03-09

Rotary Club Buys Water Filters For Haiti



The Haitian water filter project of the Archbold Rotary Club is about more than clean water. David David, a club member, said there is an education component; plus, the filters support the Haitian economy. The filters are being installed in schools and at places where mobile health clinics are held. Health workers post charts using pictures that provide information ranging […]

Steal Ornament



Kathy S. Kramer, 412 Park Street, told Archbold police that sometime between 10:30 and 11 pm, Friday, March 4, someone stole a lawn ornaThree ment from her yard.

Eggers, Price, Ripke Come Up Short At State Wrestling



Five Archbold wrestlers under the guidance of Brian Becher, head coach, made the journey to Columbus, Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5, to take part in the 74th annual Division III state championships. Ben Eggers (103 pounds), TJ Weirauch (125 lbs.), Kenny Price (130 lbs.), Jordan Cowell (140 lbs.) and Austin Ripke (152 lbs.) made the journey with a […]

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Lucille Mae Gerig



Lucille Mae Gerig, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday March 4, 2011. She was born Feb. 7, 1925, near Wauseon, the daughter of Sam and Lucinda (Aeschliman) Richer. She was married to Melvin Gerig on June 14, 1986, and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2003. A lifelong resident of the Wauseon and Archbold area, she […]

Stevens 49th At State Bowling Tournament



Chandler Stevens, a senior at Archbold High School, finished 49th in the Ohio High School Boys State Bowling Championships, Saturday, March 5, in Columbus. Stevens bowled games of 170, 213, and 175 for a 558 series. Bowling became a sanctioned sport at AHS this year.

Agri-Services Purchased By Wilbur-Ellis Company



Agri-Services, with locations in rural Archbold, Lyons, Pulaski, and Munson, Mich., has been purchased by Wilbur Ellis, a national corporation based in San Francisco. The sale was executed Tuesday, March 1. The purchase price was not announced. Keith Krobach, Munson, Mich., location manager, said Agri-Services was a fullservice agricultural retailer. Agri-Services was founded in 1997 when Kevin Ford and Michael […]

Eludina “Lulu” Macias



Eludina “Lulu” Macias, 57, of rural Wauseon, died Sunday afternoon, March 6, 2011, in her daughter’s home in rural Stryker. Lulu was born March 24, 1953, in Wauseon to Rosendo A. and Antonia (Jasso) Siller. She was a 14-year employee of Fypon in Archbold. She was a member of St. Caspar Catholic Church, Wauseon. She enjoyed spending time with her […]

Roth Is Div. III Wrestling Coach Of The Year



Troy Roth, AHS ‘83, son of Gene and Shelia Roth, Archbold, was honored as the 2011 Division III Wrestling Coach of the Year at the Ohio High School State Wrestling Tournament, March 3-5, in Columbus. Roth has been the head coach at Montpelier High School for the past 10 years. In 2010, his team set five school records, had four […]

Ridgeville FD Breakfast Serves 700, Raises $10,000



Dan Benecke, a captain on the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire Department, said the annual pancake and sausage breakfast raised about $10,000, Sunday, March 6. It was estimated that about 737 breakfasts were served. The event was held at the Ridgeville Corners American Legion Post. “That’s down a little. The weather that morning had a little to do with it,” Benecke […]


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