2015-04-08

“State Fair” Opens April 17 In Archbold

AHS Rehearsal Schedule Interrupted By Spring Break, Field Trip To New York


Archbold High School thespians have their work cut out for them. Their 2015 show, “State Fair,” opens Friday, April 17. But before the musical begins, there was spring break, March 30 through April 3. No regular rehearsals. Then they returned to school for two days, Monday and Tuesday, April 6-7. Then the AHS choir, which includes the cast, left for […]

Andy Brenneman



Andy Brenneman, 86, of Elida, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at VanCrest Healthcare Center in Delphos. He was born on Sept. 6, 1928, in Elida, to John and Anna (Good) Brenneman. Both preceded him in death. On June 6, 1952, he was united in marriage to Ada Miller, who survives in Elida. Andy is survived by five daughters, […]

AHS Baseball Starts Season 3-0



The Archbold baseball team started the season with three victories last week. The Streaks opened the season with a 12-2 win at North Central, Tuesday, March 31. AHS swept a doubleheader at Fairview, Saturday, April 4, 6-2 and 8-6. AHS 12, NC 2 Archbold kicked off the season with a 12-2 win over the visiting Eagles of North Central. On […]

East Holland Street Site Considered For Cell Tower Location



Verizon Wireless is planning to construct a cellular telephone tower near the street department garage on East Holland Street. Archbold Village Council approved leasing property to the parent company of Verizon at its Monday, April 6 meeting. Terms of the lease call for the village to receive $12,000 per year from the cell phone company, to be paid on a […]

Woman Hospitalized After March 31 Crash



Caroline Krasula, 41, Wauseon, is listed in serious condition at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, after she was involved in a two-vehicle crash on St. Rt. 108 north of Wauseon, Tuesday, March 31, at 9:39 pm. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports Krasula was driving north on St. Rt. 108, just north of the US20A intersection, when her vehicle […]

Chamber Board Waits To Fill Director Position



The Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees is taking a look at its own organization, to determine what roles it will fill in the future. Joe Short, board president, said the group is looking at questions such as direction the Chamber will take in the future, and what the needs of the members are. “Basically, I’ve broken (the […]

NSCC Education Assoc. Okays Fact Finder Report, Votes For Strike Option



The Northwest State Community College Education Association has approved an option to call a strike if the NSCC Board of Trustees votes to reject a fact finder’s report and recommendations. Mari Yoder, vice president of institutional advancement, said the Board is set to vote on the fact finder’s report and recommendations for a new labor contract at its Friday, April […]

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.) Dustin Wesley Lucas, Wauseon, left of center, W. Elm St., Wauseon, $77, $88. Rebecca Durbin, rural Lyons, speeding, 69-55, US20, $37, $88. Christopher A. Ryan, rural Delta, seat belt, St. Rt. 108, $30, […]

Original NSCC Ag Program Shut Down In 1990



The Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees voted to shut down its original agriculture program April 5, 1990. James Miller, then-president of the college, said an article in this newspaper that the program was closed due to declining enrollment. For the spring quarter of 1990, NSCC enrollment was up 23% over the 1989 spring quarter. But, there were just […]

ConAgra Source Of Noise



A howling noise that many likened to the sound of a jet engine could be heard over much of the village late last week. A spokesman for ConAgra said Thursday plant workers were conducting boiler maintenance. As part of the maintenance, there were larger releases of steam than usual, which resulted in a louder noise.


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