Anthropoi And On Fire Win Second Bible Quiz

The second gathering of the Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz season was held at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, Sunday, Jan. 11. It covered the first seven chapters of the book of Mark. The quizzing day consisted of two six-team roundrobin groups. Group A winners were Anthropoi from Central Mennonite, going 4-1 for the day with Dallin Beltran, Logan Garrow, Isabella Ruiz, […]

Wayne and Mildred Uhler

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at 2 p.m., at the Fayette Christian Church for Wayne and Mildred Uhler. Wayne passed away Dec. 17, 2014, and Mildred passed away Jan. 5, 2015. Come celebrate their lives together forever in Heaven.

Rural Delivery Impacted By Slowdown Of Mail

The United States Postal Service has been the source of excuses and the butt of jokes for decades. A payment didn’t arrive on time? Blame the post office. Somebody’s birthday card never arrived? It’s the fault of the USPS. Package arrived mangled? It’s the post office’s fault. But in recent years, the postal service has been earning its bad reputation […]


Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m., M.E. Miller Tire, 17386 St. Rt. 2, Wauseon. Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, […]

Frederick A. Bostelman

Frederick A. Bostelman, 66, of Archbold, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo. He was born June 5, 1948, in Henry County, Ohio, to the late Melvin & Clara (Schroeder) Bostelman. On May 6, 1972, he married Marolyn Parker at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon Township. Fred was a 1966 graduate of Ridgeville High […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005 Council asked no questions and unanimously approved a $1 increase for monthly residential refuse collection in the village. The last increase was in 1997. Dennis Howell, village administrator, stressed the village will continue to pay 47% of the cost of the service. Jim Wyse, mayor, said an open meeting in the Ruihley Park […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 4: Aubree & Samuel Burrows, Stryker, girl.


Pauline J. Rupp, 90, Pettisville, died Jan. 12, 2015. Survivors include five children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Easing Ban On Blood Donations A Good Step

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The Food and Drug Administration plan to change its blood-donation guidelines might not make an enormous difference in the available blood supply, but it will help. It also gets rid of a decades old prohibition that wasn’t based on current scientific understanding. The FDA is getting rid of its lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a […]

Honor Students

Grace Diller, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C. Students must earn a 3.00- 3.74 gpa to qualify. —– Emily Kauffman and Shelby Miller, both of Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall term at Hesston (Kan.) College. Students must earn at least a 3.9 […]