Couple’s Uniforms Donated To Ridgeville Legion Display

A man and a woman both serve during World War II. He is in a dangerous combat zone job; she is stateside. After the war, they meet, marry, and raise a family. They tuck their uniforms away in a closet and go on with their lives. The items remain there for almost 70 years. Now, because of their sons, Doug […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Wednesday, May 29, 12-6 p.m., Wauseon American Legion, 1105 N. Shoop, Wauseon.

AHS Tennis Finishes Season At Sectional

The Archbold boys tennis team ended its season at the Division II sectional tournament at Defiance College, Thursday, May 16. Bryce Tinsman, a senior, won his first-round match over Fostoria’s Dylan Stone 6-0, 6-0. In his second-round match he defeated Napoleon’s Blake Biederstedt 6-2, 6-3. Tinsman played Ottawa Hill’s Ryan Simon in the quarterfinals. Simon advanced to the semifinals with […]

Financial Picture Improves For Archbold Schools

Thanks largely to a reduction in staff due to retirements and resignations, the financial picture of the Archbold Area School District has improved. Christine Ziegler, chief fiscal officer, presented figures from the five-year financial forecast to the board at its Monday, May 20 meeting. In a previous five-year financial forecast she prepared in October 2012, without changes in revenue or […]


We wish to express our thanks to friends for all the visits to Merlin while he was in the nursing home. Thanks also for prayers, cards and support given to our family at the time of our loss. The Merlin Fluckinger family 22

Archbold Ends Baseball Season With Victory

The Archbold baseball team ended the 2013 campaign on a high note, beating Toledo City League champion Start 11-3, Saturday, May 18, at Archbold. The Streaks close the season with a 20-6 record. Archbold pounded out 11 hits. Zach Short led the way with three singles and two runs batted in. Taylor Price had a single, double, and four RBIs, […]

Archbold Class of 2013 Worked Hard, Had Fun

The Archbold High School Class of 2013 worked hard, but knew how to have fun. There were possibly three or four class clowns, but their antics weren’t malicious. And while they congregated into small groups or cliques in junior high and their first two years of high school, during their junior and senior years, they all bonded together. And as […]

Marilyn Alice LaPlante

Marilyn Alice LaPlante of Brenham, Texas, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, in Brenham. Marilyn was born on Sept. 21, 1938, to Erma (Schwab) and Donald Titus Pile of Toledo. She attended Sylvania High School and after attending Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, went on to obtain her master’s degree from Indiana University. She married Roger […]

Fairview Stuns Streaks In Sectional Final

Despite getting trounced 17-2 and 15-4 by the Streaks in a doubleheader during the regular season, Fairview rallied from a 5-2 deficit and knocked off top-seeded Archbold 6-5 in a Division III sectional baseball final at Archbold, Wednesday, May 15. Riding a six-game win streak, the Apaches (11-9) jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the second […]

PHS Class of 2013 To Be Successful, Stay In Touch

There will be success stories that will come out of the Pettisville High School Class of 2013, class members said in a recent interview. Jacob Roth, student council treasurer, said class members were talking about the grade point averages of the top ten students. “They’re all pretty high. They’re pretty competitive. Throughout the whole class, it’s like that,” he said. […]