2013-04-10

$39,100 Raised At Fairlawn Auction



The 2013 Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction brought in about $39,100, said Steve Ringenberg, Fairlawn chief executive officer. That’s not a final total for the event, held Thursday and Friday, April 4-5. As of Monday morning, some money was still coming in, he said. The total is down $405, or about 1%, from 2012, which generated $39,505 for the Auxiliary. The total […]

Harold W. Johnson



Harold W. Johnson, age 82 years, of Montpelier, passed away early Monday morning, April 8, 2013, at the CHP Defi- ance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born June 23, 1930, at Stanford, Ky., the son of James and Florence (Anness) Johnson. He married Dorothy Harris on Aug. 31, 1957, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 2006. […]

Archbold Fire Log



March 22 4:42 pm: Field fire, 22180 Co. Rd. A; property owner: Steve Dominique, rural Archbold, unknown cause, no damage. March 30 11:20 am: Grass fire, Eldridge St., Tedrow, mutual aid to Wauseon Fire Department. March 31 3:15 pm: Fire alarm, Fairlawn Haven, malfunction. 4:58 pm: Carbon monoxide alarm, 211 W. Williams St.; property owner: Anthony Rupp, same address, malfunction. […]

See The Eggs?



AHS Says “Bye, Bye, Birdie” In Spring Musical Production




An old expression says that, “art imitates life.” That’s never more true than in the Archbold High School production of “Bye, Bye Birdie,” the school musical for 2013. In 1957, Elvis Presley was drafted into the U.S. Army, eventually spending 18 months serving in Germany. The musical is a take-off of those events. It opened on Broadway in April 1960. […]

Archbold Police Log



March 28 9:17 am: Greeting cards found, 300 block Miller Ave., returned to owner. March 29 12:07 am: Child custody, person at station, advised to contact attorney. 7:01 pm: Larceny, Holland Court Apartments. 10:34 pm: Loud noise complaint, Colony Meadows, unfounded. March 30 10:06 am: Drive-off, Friendship Food Mart, returned and paid. 4:04 pm: Rottweiler-mix dog found inside person’s fence, […]

Smart Business, Holding Line On Tuition



The Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees did college students and residents of Northwest Ohio a great favor last week, electing to hold the line on tuition. The board voted to keep tuition at $146 per credit hour. The board also moved to protect itself from the sometimes-finicky nature of the state legislature, by first voting to approve a […]

Northwest State College Holds Line On Tuition



Students at Northwest State Community College will not see tuition costs increase from the current rate of $146 per credit hour. Mari Yoder, vice president of institutional advancement at NSCC, said the NSCC board of trustees approved the action at its Friday, April 5 meeting. However, through some parliamentary sleight-ofhand, the board protected itself against a possible future freeze in […]

“Pirates of Penzance” Attack In Pettisville This Weekend




Thespians at Pettisville High School reached back into the history of the theater for their 2013 musical, picking Gilbert and Sullivan’s 1879 “The Pirates of Penzance.” The show is a comic opera set in the late 1800s. Clara Beck, a junior who plays Mabel, the female lead character, said there is a small amount of dialogue, but most of it’s […]

Archbold EMS Log



March 23 8:26 am: Auto accident, Ohio Turnpike, mile marker 18, assist Williams County, call cancelled. 10:12 am: 500 block Haven Dr., unresponsive, transported to funeral home. March 24 10:22 pm: Auto accident, Co. Rds. 22 and D, refused treatment. March 25 9:06 am: Sanoh America, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. March 26 12:42 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Erie […]