2011-07-06

Sitting Pretty



Charles H. Kauffman



Reverend Charles H. Kauffman, of Pettisville, died at the age of 91 on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born in Coopersburg, Pa., on March 17, 1920, to Herbert C. Kauffman and Elizabeth H. Kauffman. They moved to Allentown, Pa., where he attended and graduated from high school. On March 22, 1941, he […]

Big Operator



Government Fighting Against Itself Over Wind Turbine Grants



Our local school districts have fi- nally approved the purchase of wind turbines, mostly funded by grant money. The process took three years. That is not reasonable, and certainly unacceptable. Want to know why government is often viewed as inept? Things like this are the reason why. The government, in broad terms, supports alternative energy, because every watt of electricity […]

FFA News



Kelsey Weirauch and Brooke Betz, Pettisville FFA members, attended the very first session of Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum, Monday, June 6, at Carrollton. FFA members took part in various activities, including motor boating, swimming, other water activities, line dancing, archery, fishing, paintball, shotguns, rifles, and canoeing. The five days at camp also consisted of dances, flag ceremonies, speakers, talent show, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 4, 2001 Council will stand behind its decision to limit parking in the downtown to three hours. Working together, LaRoy Martinez, Jr., and Joe Wyse, will teach bicycle safety at the Carp Fest. Garrett Tinsman has been appointed vice president of manufacturing at Sauder Woodworking, replacing J.R. Grieser, who is retiring after 39 years with […]

Honor Students



Two Pettisville graduates were named to the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester at Huntington (Ind.) University. They are Alex Nafziger, PHS ‘07, son of Ron and Liz, and Morgan Lantz, PHS ‘08, daughter of Tim and Theresa. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Old Photo Corner



Archbold Elevator Open And Ready For Wheat Harvest

Grain Giant Leases Elevator

Archbold Elevator is now open to receive grain. An attorney with Cooper & Walinski, the firm handling the grain elevator’s receivership, made the announcement Tuesday. The local company has been in receivership after an inspection by the Ohio Department of Agriculture found problems with its business records. The ODA suspended the Archbold Elevator grain-handling license in April. Renisa Dorner, a […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Central Mennonite Sunday: Lois Miller, Dan & Joetta Elliott, greeters; Nancy Roynon, call to worship, prayer, scripture; Anita Roth, music. Sermon by Wanda Stopher. United Methodist Sunday: traditional service: Chan Tinsman, sound/ video engineer; Austin Schaffner, acolyte; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Katy Small, liturgist. Message by Emily Creech. First Light service: First Light Vocal Band, music; message same as first service. […]


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