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Good Sportsmanship

Fans, Players Need To Respect Each Other

Student fans turn their backs to opposing players when being announced– and boo. A player runs in front of the fans after a game, taunting them. Adult fans repeatedly scream foulmouthed obscenities at the referees, or yell insults directly at players. This is sportsmanship? School administrators and parents need to look at what they’re teaching today’s youths. Administrators should not […]

2013-03-20 E-Edition


ACT Archbold Community Theatre open house, Friday, April 5, 7 p.m., Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, March 26, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, March 21, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south […]

Secret Disbandment

Fulton County commissioners disbanded the Fulton County Senior Center Advisory Board… but didn’t tell it? Bill Rufenacht, commissioner, sat with the advisory board during a January meeting, when it technically didn’t exist, and did not tell the members the board had been disbanded. He called the decision not to share the news with the advisory board an error in judgment […]

Lewis S. Blair

Lewis S. Blair, 89, of Wauseon, passed away Monday morning, March 18, 2013, at The Hearth At Juday Creek in Granger, Ind., where he had resided for the past three years. Lewis was a lifelong farmer and was also retired from Fulton Industries. He was a member of Crossroads Evangelical Church, formerly Evangelical Mennonite Church, in Wauseon, where he spent […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years AgoWednesday, Mar. 12, 2003 Dan Montgomery, a PHS grad, Los Angeles, and Bethany Neuenschwander, PHS ‘01 and a Bluffton College student, ran in the Los Angeles Marathon. Bethany is a niece of Dan. The action of Bob Taft, Ohio governor, to immediately cut funding to Ohio schools is “just another nail in the coffin” to the Pettisville Local […]

James E. Bertsche

James E. Bertsche, 91, of Goshen, Ind., died in Goshen, Ind., on Feb. 27, 2013, after a three-month illness. James was born June 20, 1921, in Bluffton, Ohio, to Harry and Emma Steiner Bertsche. He married Genevieve “Jenny” Shupport in 1946. She survives along with three children, Sandra (Rod) King of Goshen, Linda (Jim) Yoder of Port au Prince, Haiti, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; offertory, “From the Inside Out,” worship team. Message, “It Only Gets Better,” Kip Kratche, FEC Pathways Church, Strongsville. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Journey for All. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Jen Cobb, […]

Wind Turbine Makes Electricity Valued At $10,740

Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told the school board the district wind turbine has generated an estimated $10,740 worth of electricity. Speaking at the board’s Monday, March 18 meeting, Rex said he can access turbine performance statistics through the Internet. Between Friday, Feb. 22, when the turbine was first allowed to generate electricity, and 4 pm, Monday, the […]

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