2014-06-04

Town Council Okays $6,000 For Economic Development Corp.



Archbold Village Council approved paying $2,000 per year for three years to the recently established publicprivate Fulton County Economic Development Corporation. The vote came at the Monday, June 2 council meeting. Jim Wyse, mayor, told council the corporation met for the second time Monday and elected an executive committee. Wyse said the committee’s first task is to look into hiring […]

Honor Students



Carley Wyse, AHS ‘12, daughter of Mike and Julia, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring term at Hesston (Kan.) College. Students must earn at least a 3.9 gpa to qualify. —— Grace Diller, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring term at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C. Students must earn at least […]

Earn Degrees



Area students from Archbold earned degrees during commencement exercises at Bluffton University, May 3-4: Andrea Allan, Bachelor of Arts degree in child development; Kylee Burkholder, BA, public relations; David Hauter, master’s degree, business administration; Devin Newman, BA, early childhood education; Eliot Nofziger, BA, psychology; Jessica Ramirez, BA, social work; Hannah Short, BA, psychology; Benjamin Waidelich, BA, organizational management. —— Patricia […]

PHS Class of 2014



Members of the Pettisville High School Class of 2014 appear before an audience of friends and family during the commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 25. There were 49 members of the class. Mike Lane, PHS principal, said recent PHS graduating classes had ranged from a low of 38 to a high of 58.– courtesy photo

Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary



Herman E. Kauffman and Kathryn A. Lederman, Archbold, were married June 11, 1944, at Leo Mennonite Church, Leo, Ind., by Sam Miller, the officiating pastor. The couple has five children: Janice Andrews, South Bend, Ind.; Phillip (Barbara Britsch), Carrollton, Ga.; Jane (Ron) Yoder, Wolcotville, Ind.; Steven (Jennifer Lawrence), Archbold; and Debra (Jack Young) Kauffman, Pettisville. They have 12 grandchildren, 18 […]

School Board Approves Supplemental Contracts



The Archbold Area School Board approved 59 supplemental contracts for next school year, 2014-15, at its Tuesday, May 20 meeting. The contracts cover things like coaching and advising student clubs. Teachers get first preference for the contracts; if no teachers are interested, they can be offered to others. The contracts are known as “supplemental” because they supplement a teacher’s regular […]

School Board Jumps Thru Hoops To Rehire Kennedy



The Archbold Area School Board has to jump through some hoops to hire Mike Kennedy as seventh grade and varsity assistant football coach. The board took the necessary action at its Tuesday, May 20 meeting. Because Kennedy is retiring from his position as a middle school English and reading teacher effective May 31, hiring him as a coach is considered […]

Muscial Group Performs



One of the musical acts that took the stage during the Archbold High School talent show was this duet of Karis Kindinger, second from left, and Moriah Rosales. Accompanying the duo are Kevin Boyer on guitar, and Lincoln Parsley on percussion. The talent show was held Friday, May 23, at the high school.– photo by David Pugh

Lovins, Miller To Marry June 21



Junior and Wendee Lovins, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacee Jo, to Curtis Keith Miller, son of Jeff and Lori, Wauseon. Both the bride and her fiancé are graduates of Wauseon High School. The couple will exchange wedding vows June 21, 2014, at Pettisville Missionary Church, Pettisville.

Archbold Police Log



May 23 1:52 pm: Semis didn’t follow detour, stuck, blocking traffic, Burke St. at S. Defi- ance St. 2:14 pm: Follow up, make sure subject got keys, vehicle, 500 block South St. 4:02 pm: Citation to James Jagodzinski, 48, Wauseon, for disobeying traffic signal, N. Defiance St. at Stryker St. 4:39 pm: Citation to Ginny George, 38, Archbold, driving around […]


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