2019-04-10

Robert J. “Bob” Sauder

Robert J. “Bob” Sauder, 74 years, of Pioneer, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Montpelier. Bob was born Jan. 24, 1945, in Wauseon, the son of the late Roy E. and Selma F. (Gautsche) Sauder. He was a 1963 graduate of Pettisville High School. Bob was a lifelong learner, continuing his education at Hesston […]

Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction Grosses Almost $31,000

Mari Yoder, Director of Development at the Fairlawn Haven retirement campus, said the annual Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction, Thursday and Friday, April 4-5, raised about $30,985, with a few more donations expected. The amount is before expenses. Last year, the auction raised $30,512. The 2019 feature quilt, “Candy Blossom,” brought in a high bid of $1,500. Carolyn Snyder pieced the feature […]

Delilah King

Delilah King, age 95 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday afternoon, April 5, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Oct. 29, 1923, on the farm where she lived her entire lifetime, a daughter of Henry and Ida (Weber) King. She retired from the former Lauber Manufacturing Company in Archbold. She enjoyed gardening, woodworking, crocheting, and canning fruits […]

2019-04-10 E-Edition

Truck Driver ‘On The Brakes’ Before Crash

Justen Vocke, Henry County sheriff deputy and crash reconstruction specialist, said he is still working on the final report for the March 27 collision between a semi truck and an Archbold school bus. Kelly Jay Braden, 48, Monroe, Mich., was driving a semi eastbound in the 23000 block of US 6 in Henry County when he struck the rear of […]

Lydia Wlasiuk

Lydia Wlasiuk, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 2, 2019, at The Toledo Hospital. She was born Feb. 5, 1928, in the Ukraine, the daughter of Basil and Maria Litwinko. She married Mikolaj Wlasiuk Sr. on May 31, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 2005. She came to the United States in […]

Miss Martie Brings New Emphasis To Childrens Programs At Archbold Library



Children who enter the Archbold Community Library are usually greeted with a cheery, “Hi! How are you doing today? Have you met my friend, Elvis?” as Miss Martie welcomes them to her domain. Elvis the rooster puppet resides on the corner of Martie Yunker’s desk and serves as an ice-breaker for the new childrens librarian to meet her charges. Yunker […]

AHS Softball Wins Two, Loses Three

The Archbold softball team played five non-league games last week, winning two and losing three to stand 6-3 on the season. AHS 14, Stryker 2 Leading 8-0 after three innings, Archbold scored six runs in the fourth on its way to a 14-2 five-inning win at Stryker (0-3), Monday, April 1. Chloe Schramm was the winning pitcher. In four innings […]

Brendon Johns Named A Franklin Walter Scholar

Brendon Johns, an AHS senior, likes to be challenged. He is the Fulton County winner of the Franklin B. Walter scholarship program, a statewide program establishedby the Ohio Educational Service Center Assoc iat ion to recognize outstanding academic achievement. The Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center recognizes one student from each school district with a $200 scholarship, then one winner from […]

PHS Baseball Drops Two

The Pettisville baseball team suffered two losses last week to drop to 0-4, 0-3 in the Buckeye Border Conference. North Central 9, PHS 2 North Central (3-1, 1-1 BBC) scored nine runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings and defeated the Blackbirds 9-2, Tuesday, April 2, at North Central. Logan Rufenacht suffered the loss on the mound. In 5 […]


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