2015-05-06

Rufenacht Receives Award



Tanner Rufenacht, PHS ‘13, received the Outstanding Sophomore Award in mathematics at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Mich. In recognition of his superior achievement in the field of mathematics, he was inducted into the Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society. He is the son of Brad & Tina.– courtesy photo

Public Meetings



Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, May 12, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, May 11, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 7, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, May 11, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township […]

AHS Tennis Drops To 1-8



The Archbold boys tennis team lost three matches by identical 4-1 scores last week– to Ottawa-Glandorf on Monday, April 27; to Wauseon on Tuesday, April 28; and to Bryan on Thursday, April 30. OG 4, AHS 1 Singles: 1. Jereme Rupp (A) def. John Schroeder 4-6, 6-3, 6-0. 2. Jordan Verhoff (OG) def. Jesse Felix 6-2, 6-4. 3. Mitch Niese […]

2015-05-06 E-Edition

Bontrager And Zimmerman Study In Peru



David Bontrager, AHS ‘13 and son of Phil and Lynette, and Zachary Zimmerman, AHS ‘13 and son of Michael and Debra, are among a group of Goshen College students who left for Peru last week as part of a Study-Service Term. They will spend 13 weeks studying the language and culture of Peru, living with Peruvian host families and working […]

Mary Lou Frost



Mary Lou Frost, age 79 years, of Stryker, passed away Sunday evening, May 3, 2015, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. She was born Jan. 21, 1936, at Wauseon, the daughter of Joseph and Esta (Fetters) Eicher. She married Charles E. Frost on July 16, 1955, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 2009. A lifelong resident […]

Softball, Baseball Tournaments Set



Pairings and dates for baseball and softball tournaments have been set. In a change this year, the better seeds hosts the first two rounds of the sectional tourneys. Div. III Baseball Genoa received the top seed, Archbold is second, Swanton is third, and Lake is fourth in the Defiance district. Sectional semifinals are played Saturday, May 9, 11 a.m. and […]

Earn Degrees



Several area students earned degrees during commencement exercises, Sunday, May 3, at Defiance College: Bachelor of Arts degrees: Rebekah Boysel, Kristina Rosales, Gregory Whitacre, Archbold; April Bailey, Katherine Knisely (summa cum laude), Fayette. Master of Business Administration degree: Micah Grime, Archbold. —– Aaron Bontrager, an art major from Archbold, was among 244 students to graduate from Goshen (Ind.) College, Sunday, […]

Roger L. Hamrick



Roger L. Hamrick, age 60, of Bryan, passed away at 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, after an extended illness. Mr. Hamrick was a 1973 graduate of Stryker High School and was employed by the Bryan City Water Department, retiring with 23 years of service. Roger was a devoted public servant, […]

10 Consecutive Titles An All-Time NWOAL Record



Archbold defeated Delta, Swanton, and Liberty Center last week to clinch at least a share of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball title for the 10th straight year. The title also gives Archbold the most consecutive titles, regardless of sport, in the history of Ohio’s oldest conference. Archbold also defeated Stryker and Edgerton in non-conference matchups to go 5-0 for […]


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