2011-11-30

Pettisville 27th, Archbold 94th In New State School Rankings



Out of more than 900 school districts, charter and other types of schools, Pettisville had the 27th-highest performance index score in 2011. Archbold was 95th. Pettisville is in the top 3% of schools across Ohio, and Archbold in the top 10%. The rankings are part of a new system based on the performance index scores from Ohio Department of Education […]

Doris Marie (Gillen) Stutesman



Doris Marie (Gillen) Stutesman, age 76, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Flower Hospital in Sylvania. Prior to her retirement, she had worked at the former McCord Corporation in Wauseon and Wal-Mart in Wauseon. Doris was born in Pettisville on July 19, 1935, the daughter of Glenn and Laura (Grieser) Rufenacht. On June 4, 1954, she married […]

Police Looking Into Possible Equipment Theft



Archbold police officers are looking into the possible theft of $11,000 in equipment from Sauder Village. A representative of Sauder Village told police, village offi cials offered to place two industrial air conditioners, one valued at $3,000, the second at $4,500, for resale with an unidentifi ed Okolona company. Also included was an industrial transformer, valued at $3,500. The Sauder […]

Here’s The Church…



Sanford, Gearig To Wed Dec. 3



Robert and Linda Sanford, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lyn, Archbold, to Mark Andrew Gearig, son of Donald and Ardyth, Wauseon. The bride-elect is a graduate of Archbold High School and Owens Community College. She is employed by Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Montpelier Hospital as a physical therapist assistant. Her fiancé is a graduate of Wauseon High […]

Peter Kuehn



Peter Kuehn, 91, St. Charles, MO, formerly of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 26, 2011, at The Meadowlands, O’Fallon, Mo. Peter was born April 10, 1920, in Poland, the son of Peter and Augusta (Zimmerman) Kuehn. He married Emma Bartel on Feb. 24, 1942. She preceded him in death Oct. 11, 2000. Peter, Emma & their sons came to […]

Our Schools Are Tops



A recent draft report issued by the Ohio Department of Education tells residents of the Archbold and Pettisville school districts what they already have known for years. The report shows that both school districts are among the best in the State of Ohio. Not only are the two school districts among the best, they achieved their high rankings without undue […]

Archbold Wastewater Plant Struggles After Days Of Rain



Crews at the Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant are struggling against high water, after 5.6 inches of rain fell in the past 11 days. Wastewater plant workers recorded 5.6 inches between Saturday, Nov. 19 and Tuesday morning, Nov. 29. It was still raining Tuesday after the last reading was taken. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said about 2:30 pm, Tuesday, the […]

Couple To Wed December 23



John and Susan Grieser, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie, to Michael Jacobs, Bryan, son of the late Richard and Deanna Jacobs. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Bluffton University. She is an adjunct math professor at Northwest State Community College, Archbold. Her fiancé graduated from […]

Berton R. Rowe



Berton R. Rowe, age 82, of Edon, passed away at 3:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, where he had been a patient for one week. Berton was born on June 22, 1929, in Grundy, Va., to Ervin and Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Rowe. He was an Army veteran, serving his country during the […]