Fairlawn Auction Tops $40,000; Best Results Since 2007 Record Year

Gross proceeds from the 2011 Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction topped $40,000, perhaps a sign that the local economy is improving. Steve Ringenberg, chief executive officer of the nursing home and retirement campus complex, said gross revenue was $40,219.51, roughly a 9% increase over the 2010 figure of $36,905.55. In dollars, the difference is $3,316.96. Rounded to the nearest dollar, Ringenberg said […]

Pettisville Meats Recall Not About Quality Of Food

Steve McIntosh, owner of Pettisville Meats, said last week the recall notice his company issued had nothing to do with the quality of the food. “It was a mislabeling deal,” he said. Products sold at the Pettisville Meats retail store in Pettisville are not required to carry an inspection mark from the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Meat Inspection. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 4, 2001 Smoking is an expensive proposition for juveniles in Fulton County. Getting caught smoking a cigarette, as a juvenile, will cost a premium of $50, said Michael Bumb, county juvenile court judge. Gross receipts from the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home benefit are record-setting. Income was $36,761.59, an increase over last year’s total of $36,366. […]

Pettisville Baseball Comes Up Empty

The start of the baseball season was not kind to Pettisville. Getting a full week of games in, the Birds are winless with a 0-4 record. Wauseon 13, PHS 5 Despite a mid-game rally, Pettisville lost its season opener to Wauseon 13-5, Tuesday, March 29. The Indians tallied two runs in the top of the first inning, and added three […]

Couple Plans May 14 Wedding

Brad and Joyce Whitman, Defiance, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brye, to Christopher Skiver, Defiance, son of Scott and Tina Skiver, Archbold, and Linda and Terry Porter, Oakwood. The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Defiance High School. She earned a degree in nursing from Northwest State Community College in 2009. She is a licensed practical nurse at Country […]

Archbold EMS Log

(Note: All patients were transported to the Fulton County Health Center unless otherwise noted.) March 18 10:23 am: 300 block Stamm St., rescue. 6:04 pm: 400 block Ditto St, medical; dead on arrival, transported to funeral home. March 19 3:32 am: 23000 block Co. Rd. E, seizures. 11:43 am: 500 block Cardinal Dr., lift assist, refused transport. 7:42 pm: 200 […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; Bailey Mayer, offertory. Message, “Slave Captain,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Journey 4 All Bible study. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: prelude, offertory, congregational […]

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Rachel Giovarelli Speaks In Peace Oratorical Contest

Rachel Giovarelli, PHS ‘08, is one of five Bluffton University students competing in the university’s annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest, tonight, Wednesday, at 7 p.m. in Yoder Recital Hall. Participating students give a speech of no more than 10 minutes that applies the Christian peace position to an issue of contemporary concern. Giovarelli, a junior and daughter of […]

Archbold Fire Log

March 22 10:26 am: Certified Document Destruction, Wauseon, structure fire, mutual aid for Wauseon Fire Department. March 23 6:58 pm: Napoleon Lynx, fire alarm, no fire, heat triggered sprinklers. March 27 3:48 pm: 2117 Co. Rd. 24, field fire, property owner: Tom Mignin, Archbold; tenant: Jerry Zimmerman, 2117 Co. Rd. 24; burning trash ignited field, extended into property owned by […]