Eldred L. Buehrer

Eldred L. Buehrer, age 87, of Stryker, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at CHP-Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Eldred, along with his wife and sons, worked together to grow their business, Buehrer Power Equipment of Stryker, for 64 years. Eldred was born in Stryker on April 25, 1931, the son of Virgil and Alice (Wendling) Buehrer. On Sept. 9, 1951, […]

Tara N. (Bannister) Thatcher

Tara N. (Bannister) Thatcher, 33, of Archbold, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019. She was born on Sept. 9, 1985, in Napoleon, to Nancy Bannister and Robert (Bob) Bannister (late). Tara was a 2003 graduate of Tinora High School, and then continued her education at Wright State University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts. She most […]

PHS Baseball Falls To Eagles, Panthers In BBC Contests

Pettisville dropped a pair of Buckeye Border Conference baseball games last week to fall to 1-8, 0-5 BBC. North Central 3, PHS 0 North Central (7-7, 4- 1 BBC) scored runs in the third, fourth, and seventh innings and shut out the Birds 3-0, Monday, April 15, at Pettisville. Tommy McWatters was the losing pitcher. In four innings he allowed […]

Vandalized With Eggs

Mark D. Hagans, 1201 N. Defiance St., told police his home and pickup truck had been vandalized with eggs. The damage was done between 10:48 pm-11:03 pm, Monday, April 15. The pickup mirror was cracked in the attack. Police are investigating. —— He who has water and peat on his own farm has the world his own way.–Irish Proverb

Be Smart About Your Kitchen Sink

You may never have thought about it, but the most used appliance in your kitchen is likely the sink— it’s where people spend 60 percent of their time. What To Look For In The Kitchen Sink (Besides the Dishes) Here are four hints to help you select the correct sink: 1. Conquer space. You don’t want the sink to be […]

System Could Warn Drivers Railroad Crossing Is Blocked

A new system could warn motorists that the Defiance Street Norfolk Southern railroad crossing is blocked by a train long before they arrive at the intersection. Dexter Krueger, assistant village engineer, explained the system to the Archbold Traffic Flow Improvement Committee at its Tuesday, April 16 meeting. Krueger said the system involves a light or beacon installed blocks away from […]

PHS Girls Win Tri-Meet

The Pettisville girls track team won a tri-meet with Montpelier and Hilltop Tuesday, April 16, at Montpelier. Girls Pettisville 97, Montpelier 52, Hilltop 6 100-meter dash: 1. Xavia Borden 14.01 seconds. 200: 1. Borden 29.32. 800: 1. Morgan Leppelmeier 2 minutes, 40.37 seconds. 1600: 1. Leppelmeier 5:43.37; 2. Kate Stuber 5:55.45; 3. Clara Damman 7:10.73. 3200: 1. Stuber 12:53.21. 100-meter […]

Archbold EMS Log

April 5 1:09 pm: Bil-Jax, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 6:53 pm: 1400 block S. Defiance St., trauma, transported to FCHC. April 6 11:42 am: 200 block De- Groff Ave., medical, transported to FCHC. April 8 2:54 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Sauder St. plant, trauma, transported to FCHC. 4:37 pm: Fox Chase, medical, transported to FCHC. 6:49 pm: Archbold […]

Combat Four Pet Peeves Around The House

If your family is like most, there are a few things about your home that really annoy you. Fortunately, ingenious solutions are available for four of the most common pet peeves when it comes to lighting and electronics: Never Enough Outlets The average family charges up to 12 devices a day. With connectivity more prevalent than ever, the demand for […]

Nofzigers Start Bison Ranch Near Swanton

At one time, bison– or as they are more commonly called, buffalo– roamed free throughout the western United States. Native Americans lived in a near-symbiotic relationship with the big animals, which provided them with food, clothing, and a variety of other things. Then civilization came to America, and the bison, readily available and a good food source, were almost hunted […]