Doris E. Nafziger

Doris E. Nafziger, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 10, 2012, in her home following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 27, 1929, the daughter of Clarence Jesse (CJ) and Ella (Mullett) Holaway in Nappanee, Ind. Doris married Glen Nafziger on June 4, 1955. A resident of the Archbold area, she was very active in […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2002 By consensus, the Archbold School Board decided to remain closed to students from outside the school district. Members of the AHS Chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America brought special goggles to the school board meeting to demonstrate how the goggles simulate a state of intoxication. “Everyone ought to experience […]

Kammeyer, Dietrich First Team All-League

Tyson Dietrich, Archbold junior, and Luke Kammeyer, AHS senior, were named First Team All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League honors for the 2011-12 season. Zeb Frank and Tanner Wyse received honorable mentions. Chad Burt, Wauseon, is NWOAL Coach of the Year. Blake Green, Delta, is Player of the Year.

Alfred (Al) Donald La Neve, Sr.

Alfred (Al) Donald La Neve, Sr., 92, passed into eternal life on Friday, March 9, 2012, at 7:52 p.m. in his home surrounded by family per his wishes. A son of the late Ralph James and Rose Marie De Stefano La Neve, both immigrants from Cerisano, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, Al was born on Feb. 22, 1920, in his […]

Other Editors Say…

Gaming The System; Internet Cafes Offer Gambling Without Regulation, Safeguards

Veterans groups and churches that run bingo games need state approval. Ditto the four casinos currently under construction around Ohio, which will be closely regulated and scrutinized by the state. So why should an estimated 200 “Internet cafes” that are effectively offering gambling in Ohio today be able to operate without oversight? Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General, is calling on […]

Streaks Drop Tinora In District Semifinal

Archbold and Tinora met for the second time this year in a Division III boys basketball district semifinal game, Thursday, March 8, at Napoleon’s Grand Canyon. The Streaks started fast and held off a second-half run by the Rams to lay claim to a 45-36 win. The victory advanced AHS (17-5) to the district championship game, Saturday, March 10, where […]

James E. Short

April 15, 1950 - March 4, 2012

James E. Short, 61, of Goshen, Ind., died peacefully at home early Sunday morning, March 4, 2012, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Jim was born the fourth of six children, April 15, 1950, in Wauseon, to Elden and Erma (Holsopple) Short. He married Mary Jo Hartzler June 8, 1974, at College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind. She survives, along […]

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Reyes Named BBC Boys Player Of Year

David Reyes, Jr., a Pettisville junior, was named the Buckeye Border Conference Player of the Year for the 2011-12 boys basketball season. Zach Pursel, a PHS senior, was named First Team All-BBC. Aaron Bruner, a PHS senior, and Aaron King, a junior, received honorable mentions. Stryker Taylor Brown, Conner Frey, first team; Garrett Fritch, second team; Parker Ruffer, honorable mention. […]

Public Meetings

Library Board Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, March 14, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, March 19, 6 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Village Council Archbold Village Council, […]