2014-09-03

Fair Burger



Kobe Kennedy, 12, Archbold, enjoys a hamburger, Monday, Sept. 1, at the Fulton County Fair.– photo by David Pugh

Marilyn A. Nofziger



Marilyn A. Nofziger, age 88, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Marilyn had worked at the McLaugh- lin Memorial Public Library in Archbold for 16 years, and then worked in the office at the Archbold Elementary School for 26 years. Marilyn was born in Chicago, Ill., on Feb. 12, 1926, […]

Bird Soccer Plays To Scoreless Tie



The Pettisville soccer team (0-3-2) played to a scoreless tie at Miller City, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Archbold Youths In ACT Aladdin Jr. Cast



William Nofziger will play Aladdin and Erin Reichert will be Princess Jasmine in the Archbold Community Theatre performance of “Aladdin Jr.” at Giffey Hall in Ridgeville Corners. Both actors are from Archbold. The play for younger actors is adapted from the 1992 hit animated movie, “Aladdin.” The show is set in the fictional middle-eastern city of Agrabah, “where every beggar […]

Martha C. Costell



Martha C. Costell, age 95, of Holland, Ohio, passed away Aug. 29, 2014, at Ebeid Hospice Residence. She was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Archbold, to Henry and Lillie (Nofzinger) Yedica. Martha was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed being a part of her grandchildren’s lives. Martha is survived by her children, Louis S. (Linda) Costell Jr., Marsha A. […]

AHS Volleyball Beats Bryan



The Archbold volleyball team defeated Bryan 25-12, 25-16, 25-12, Tuesday, Aug. 26, to raise its record to 2-1, 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. Serving: Cayla Walker, 3 aces, 8-9; Peyton Driver, 3 aces, 11-11; Cassidy Williams, 2 aces, 17-18; Megan Miller, 2 aces, 10-10. Team: 74-79, 14 aces. Digs: Williams 11, Driver 11, Megan Miller 11, Walker 10. […]

NSCC Terminates Instructor

Updated Information

Update:  Soon after Javarinis was terminated, the Northwest State Community College Education Association filed a grievance against Northwest State officials, protesting the termination. In September 2015, the two sides of the dispute reached a settlement agreement, in which Javarinis’s status was changed from “terminated,” to “resigned.” College officials also gave Javarinis a $13,000 cash settlement, and agreed to provide a […]

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.) Matthew S. Andrews, Wauseon, DUI, US20, $600, $123, 180-day driver license suspension, occupational, medical, and probation driving privileges granted, 45 hours community service; charge of driving left of center dismissed. Sheri L. Lechleidner, […]

Blackbird Girls Third, Boys Fourth At Otsego



The Pettisville girls cross country team finished third and the boys team was fourth at the Otsego Invitational, Saturday, Aug. 30. “It was good to get an invitational in over the fair weekend, so we don’t have such a long layoff,” said Tom Wagner, PHS head coach. “It was a great weather day, other than being a bit humid. “Mary […]

Flacks named King/Queen Of Golden Wedding Party



George and Marjorie Flack, Metamora, were named king and queen of the 56th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 31. Both are veterans of World War II. George was a dental technician in the Navy, while Marjorie was a parachute rigger in the Women’s Reserve of the Marine Corps. George served aboard the USS Climax (Auxiliary […]


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