2015-08-05

Couple Celebrates 65th Anniversary



Orval and Lois Riegsecker, Archbold, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Orval Riegsecker and Lois Miller were married Aug. 13, 1950, at Tedrow Mennonite Church by Roy Sauder. They have eight children: Delvin (Lora) Riegsecker, Archbold; Ardis (Holmes) Stephenson, Monterey, Va.; Joetta (Rick) Pugh, Harrisburg, N.C.; Doneta Riegsecker, Columbus; Vonda (Dave) Smith, Curtice; Angie (Jeff) Wyse, Archbold; Amy (Al) Frey, […]

Michigan State Police To Review Franks Case



Michigan State Police are taking another look at the disappearance of Eric Franks, who went missing in March 2011. Eric is the son of Joann Franks, Archbold. He lived in Archbold from 2008 to late 2010. He moved to Michigan to be close to a former girlfriend, who lived in Buena Vista Charter Township in the Saginaw, Mich., area. Police […]

Barefoot Boy



Mason Gerken, 3, Ridgeville Corners, was having fun running around barefoot as he played on the merry-go-round at the Ruihley Park playground, Friday, July 24.– photo by David Pugh

Tall Grass, Inflatable Pools Discussed At Council Meeting



Archbold Village Council discussed a wide range of zoning issues, from tall grass to inflatable pools, at its Monday, Aug. 3 meeting. No action was taken on any of the questions. The discussion resulted after Dennis Howell, village administrator, reported that the Archbold Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals held a joint meeting on Monday, June 22. During […]

Truck Driver Killed In Turnpike Crash



Russell Florida, 47, Warren, was killed in the crash of two semis on the Ohio Turnpike about 12:35 am, Wednesday, July 29. The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced in a press release that a semi was traveling west on the toll road when it broke down. The vehicle stopped in the traffic lane near milepost 37, three miles east of […]

Salmon and Quinoa Patties



2 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 cup minced onion1/2 cup finely chopped celery1 cup cooked quinoa2 cans, 6.5 ounces each, salmon, rinsed and drained3 eggs2 tablespoons green relish1/2 teaspoon salt In large nonstick pan, heat 1 tablespoon canola oil over medium heat. Add onion and celery and sauté for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. In large bowl, combine prepared […]

4-H News



The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its eighth meeting, Tuesday, July 28, with members and their families enjoying an ice cream sundae bar. Fair passes were handed out and will be available for purchase from members. Fair entries were due by August 1. Livestock books are to be turned in at the next meeting which is Tuesday, August 11, 7:30 […]

Police Looking Into Possible Dog-Napping



Archbold police received a report of a stolen red toy poodle taken from an Archbold residence around 6 pm, Thursday, July 30. Mary B. Cramer, 62, rural Archbold, told officers the dog was taken from 500 block of Stryker Street. A witness reported the dog was picked up by an older woman, possibly driving a sport-utility vehicle. The dog is […]

What Are You Looking At?



Pausing during its search for worms, a robin takes on the look of an alien as it stares directly at the camera.– photo by Mary Huber

FFA News



Jacob Dennis, Jordan Skates, and Gretchen Lee, Pettisville FFA members, attended the Washington Leadership Conference (WLC), July 7-11, in Washington, D.C. WLC is a conference held for FFAers to learn leadership skills and how they can make a difference in their communities. On the way to Washington D.C., the members stopped at Gettysburg, Pa. They saw a diorama and a […]


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