Students Participate In Cross-Cultural Experiences

Laura Short, AHS ‘12, and Matthew McCoy, AHS’ 11, are among Bluffton University students participating in cross-cultural experiences. Short, a daughter of Brad and Lisa, Archbold, is in Kentucky from May 10-26. She is spending her time in Appalachia coordinating with SWAP, a Mennonite Central Committee program that serves low-income families. They work with and for local homeowners, volunteer at […]

Eugene “Gene” Robert Miller

Eugene “Gene” Robert Miller, 79, of Coldwater, Mich., passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014, while surrounded by family at Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility. A funeral service took place on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Dutcher- Kolcz Funeral Home in Bronson, Mich., with Pastor Paul Metzger of Jamestown Church officiating. Interment followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Gene was born […]


Trisha King, AHS ‘11 and a junior at Trine University, Angola, Ind., was named to the All- Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Track and Field team, which was released by the conference, Tuesday, May 13. King had a banner outdoor season for the Thunder to earn All-MIAA recognition for the second time in her college career. She most recently set a […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Judy Doehrmann, worship leader; Nancy Nofziger, song leader; Jackson Kelley, offertory; Buffy Riley & Merle Wyse, special music. Message, “Assurance on the Way,” Steve Heatwole. Wednesday: MYF bonfire at Andrew Roth’s. United Methodist Sunday: Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Liz Leupp, liturgist. Special music, “How Great Thou Art,” Applause bell choir. Message in […]

Viola M. Sigg

Viola M. Sigg, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, May 12, 2014, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born June 18, 1929, at Archbold, the daughter of Theophilous and Ella (Schroeder) Miller. She married Wilbur L. Sigg on Dec. 25, 1947, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 2004. A lifelong resident of the […]

AHS Tennis Wins Final Regular-Season Match, Falls In Tournament

Archbold finished the regular season with a 3-8-1 record after a 3-2 boys tennis victory over Napoleon, Monday, May 12, at Archbold. Singles: 1. Jannik Fritz (A) def. Kyle ZumFelde 6-1, 6-2. 2. Jereme Rupp (A) def. Nathan Braun 6-0, 6-1. 2. Levi Strawn (A) def. Ethan Oldrich 6-1, 6-1. Doubles: 1. Chase Franz and Alex Ferguson (N) def. Riley […]

World Hunger Banquet

The AHS Family Community and Career Leaders of America (FCCLA) hosted a World Hunger Banquet, Friday, May 16, in the AHS cafeteria. The dinner was proportional to world conditions, so 50% of those who attended sat on the floor and were served rice and beans, representing the portion of people in the world who are starving; 35% sat at tables […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Randy A. Nafziger, Archbold, failed to stop for stopped school bus with lights flashing, Murbach St., $100, $88. Christopher Tinsley, Wauseon, physical control of motor vehicle while under the influence, Barbara Dr., Wauseon, […]


The catcher on the Archbold softball team was misidentified in a photo caption in last week’s newspaper. The catcher was Cassidy Wyse.


Fulton Co. Health Center May 13: Gina & Dustin Bexten, Pioneer, girl. May 14: Brittany & Matthew Ohlrich, Napoleon, girl; Summer Rohdy, Archbold, girl.

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