Black Swamp Benefit Receipts Top $141,000

The 2012 Black Swamp Benefit pulled in total receipts of $141,780 this year, said Verle Short, treasurer. That’s up $1,468, or about 1.05%, from the 2011 total of $140,312. It breaks a trend of steadily declining revenue that’s been going on since 2007. While the final expenses are not known, Short said no significant differences from the 2011 final expense […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, July 2, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, July 2, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

Wyse Second In Golf Tournament

Stuart Wyse, Archbold, finished second in the boys ages 16-18 category in the 2012 Junior Golf Tournament at Swanton, Thursday, June 21. Wyse and Austin Peppers, Napoleon, each shot scores of 72. Peppers won the title in a playoff.

Yoders Celebrate 35th Anniversary

Dan Yoder and Reneé Sautter were married June 18, 1977, at Archbold Methodist Church by Rev. Jing Chow. They have two children, Cara (Todd) Sterken, Toledo, and Trent Yoder, Archbold, and three grandchildren. The couple will celebrate their 35th anniversary with a cruise to Alaska. Paid Announcement

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Mallory J. Arquette, Metamora, disobeyed stop sign, Co. Rd. 13 at Co. Rd. B, $102, $88. Christopher E. Carry, Perrysburg, speeding, 77-55, Co. Rd. B, $100, $88. Jacob Aparicio-Cortez, Wauseon, seat belt, […]

It’s Even Worse Than We Thought

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The federal deficit is worse– much worse– than you may think. That’s because there’s government-style accounting, which reported an offi- cial deficit in the last budget year of $1.3 trillion. Then there’s real-world accounting, the kind that applies to businesses and state and local governments. By federal law and under accounting rules set by oversight boards, most entities have to […]

Parents Announce July 21 Wedding

Alan Horst and Jennifer Horst announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlie Lynn, Archbold, to Brett Michael Grieser, son of Joe and Connie, Stryker. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She is a receptionist at Archbold Medical Group. Her fiancé is a Stryker High School graduate. He earned a degree in education in 2011 from Bowling Green State […]

Indictments Include Local Connections

The Fulton County Grand Jury has handed down indictments against three persons who have connections to Archbold. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, announced Cordell E. and Jessica Womas, ages 35 and 33, Norwalk, were each indicted on a single count of burglary. Information from Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, states that on or about […]

James L. (Jim) Provost

James L. (Jim) Provost was born April 14, 1928, in Malinta, the son of Dallas and Josephine (Dietrich) Provost. Jim passed away peacefully to be with his Lord on June 26, 2012, surrounded by his loving family after a short and courageous battle with cancer. Jim was a co-owner of Dyer & McDermott, Inc., a wholesale electrical business for over […]

Area Students Earn BSAC Scholarships

Three students from Archbold and Pettisville high schools will attend summer camps and workshops focused on the arts through scholarships provided by the Black Swamp Arts Council. Moriah Rosales, an AHS junior, will take private voice lessons. Clara Beck, a PHS junior, will attend the Toledo Opera Summer Camp. Kaitlyn Carroll, also a PHS junior, will receive voice and piano […]

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