Earn Degrees

Two area students earned degrees from Trine University, Angola, Ind., during commencement exercises, Saturday, May 7: •Aaron Bruner, Pettisville, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering; •Nicholas Cassidy, Archbold, magna cum laude, Bachelor of Science, chemical engineering.

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, June 13, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, June 13, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, June 14, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, June 13, 8 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Water & Sewer […]

Academic All-Ohio

Four Archbold track student-athletes were named Academic All-Ohio. They had a 3.5 or higher gpa and competed at the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday, June 3-4. From left: Julia Lambert, Jack Fisher, Lexa Richardson, Emily Roth.– courtesy photo

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its sixth meeting, Thursday, June 2. The Pam’s Pantry orders were handed out. Tag-in day was Saturday, June 4. It was decided to again have a club booth at the Fulton County Fair. County fair entries are due by Monday, Aug. 1. The online entry link will be available on or before Wednesday, June […]

Sandra Grime

Sandra Grime died at home surrounded by her family in McKinney, Texas, on May 30, 2016, after a short, but courageous, battle with lung cancer. She was born to Charles and Elnora (Moser) Hall in Beaverdam in her parents’ home on Sept. 29, 1939. She had three siblings: Marlene (Ronnie) Logan, West Unity, Roger (Joleen) Hall (deceased), Challis, Idaho, and […]

She’s Off!

Gwynne Riley takes the handoff from Emily Roth in the finals of the 4×400 at the Div. III state track meet.– photo by Dennis Driver

Honor Students

Jensyn Garrow and Cassidy Williams, both of Archbold, were named to the president’s list for the 2016 spring semester at Trine University, Angola, Ind. Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qualify. Evan Wyse, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list. Students must earn a 3.5-3.749 gpa to qualify.

Helen W. Dalton

Helen W. Dalton, 78, passed away on June 4, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Helen; brother, Jacob Wytas; and sisters, Catherine and Mary. She is survived by her children, Colleen (George) Zonders, Catherine (Richard) Thatcher and Brian (Cheryl) Dalton; her grandchildren, Grady Hogan, Jacob Thatcher, Andrew Thatcher, Mattie Thatcher, Thomas Dalton, and Collin Dalton; […]


Dakota Stamm, third from left, is comforted by 4×400 teammates Gwynne Riley, Julia Lambert, and Emily Roth after Stamm gave it all she had to pass the Minster runner to cross the finish line second in the event finals, Saturday, June 4, at the Div. III state track meet.– photo by Mary Huber

Honor Students

Ruth Beck and Erin Nafziger, Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qualify.

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