Three Wise Men And A Baby

Lawrence P. “Larry” Beck

Lawrence P. “Larry” Beck, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away early Monday morning, Dec. 19, 2011, at the Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Jan. 2, 1929, in Jefferson Township, the son of Delaurel and Beulah (Spencer) Beck. He married Margaret Malone on Feb. 22, 1952, and was looking forward to their 60th wedding anniversary. A resident […]

Peace On Earth Good Will Toward Men

Peace on earth, good will toward men. Six simple words as meaningful today as when they were first penned more than 2000 years ago. The phrase, “peace on earth, good will toward men,” is from the Biblical story of Christmas. It’s part of the message delivered by angels to shepherds in the field, announcing the birth of Jesus. There seems […]

JV Girls Beat Bryan, Fall To Tinora Rams

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team traveled to Ayersville, Monday, Dec. 12, to take on Tinora in the Clinic Classic. Tinora jumped out to 17- 6 first-quarter lead, and the Streaks were never able to catch up as Tinora won 51- 29. Kayla Leaser scored seven points. Megan Miller added six. Hannah Hesterman grabbed five rebounds. Winter Fricke and […]

Area Families Give Gifts Of Pillows, Clock Radios To Those In Need

For many people, the Christmas season is about more than giving gifts to loved ones. It’s about sharing blessings with strangers– strangers who are in need, who lack everything from the necessities of life to little luxuries most take for granted. Like, for example, a pillow. Don Spohler, Archbold, said a year ago, he was speaking with Jerry Rohrs. Among […]

Helen C. Miller

Helen C. Miller, age 93 years, of Archobld, passed away early Thursday morning, Dec. 15, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Napoleon. She was born Jan. 18, 1918, near Wauseon, the daughter of the late George and Inez (Wyse) Weber. She married Ralph A. Miller on Oct. 18, 1953, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 1999. A […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001 Vern and Evelyn Nafziger appear in a photograph with some of the 60,000 pounds of soap they have produced over the years to help foreign needs through the Mennonite Central Committee. In the last 14 years they have made 30 tons of homemade soap at their farmstead west of Archbold. With donations and […]

Going For Three

Archbold Man Indicted On Six Sex Charges

Aaron S. Brown, 32, Archbold, has been indicted on six counts of gross sexual imposition by the Fulton County Grand Jury. Brown was one of six people indicted by the grand jury, which met Monday, Dec. 19. A press release from Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, states that between Feb. 8, 2006, and Dec. 11, 2011, Brown “allegedly had […]

Woman Reports Phone Harassment

Terri Aldrich, 53, Archbold, told Archbold police she received an unwanted phone call about 11:07 pm, Thursday, Dec. 15. A police officer spoke to the person who called, informing him that the calls needed to stop or charges would be filed. The subject said he would not call back.

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