March 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Rover Pipeline Paid Archbold, Pettisville Schools More Than $1 Million In Taxes

The operators for the Rover underground natural gas pipeline have paid $692,256.29 in taxes to the Archbold School District and $495,543.49 to the Pettisville School District.  That information, which covers Fulton County, is from Brett Kolb, co More...

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Obituaries

Martin (Marty) Britsch

Marty Britsch, 66, of Toledo, died on Feb. 25, 2019. He was a graduate of Oberlin College with a major in music. His entire life revolved around music, which included vocal singing, piano and organ performing. More...

Dale D. Weldy

Dale D. Weldy, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away on March 13, 2019, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  He was born June 11, 1929, on the family dairy farm in Wakarusa, Ind. Dale was the son of Samuel R. and Alva E. More...

Dorothy L. Grieser

A memorial service for Dorothy L. Grieser, 90, of Archbold, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, at the Fairlawn Chapel. She passed away Dec. 10, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven.   More...

People

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club will have its first meeting, Tuesday, March 26, 7 pm, at St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington. Schedules will be handed out. The club usually meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. More...

Earns Degree

Matthew Sevey, Archbold, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Grand Valley State University at the conclusion of the 2018 fall semester in December.  A 2015 AHS graduate, he is the son of Keith and Cristie.  -----  More...

FFA News

Recently elected Pettisville FFA officers are Jessica McWatters, president; Matt Rupp, vice president; Kearsten Zuver, secretary; Carson Bennett, treasurer; Andrew Hulbert, reporter; Ava Holyman, sentinel; Jaton Zuver, student advisor. More...

Opinion

Important Lessons For Athletes

It was certainly disappointing that the Archbold boys basketball team had its hopes for a state championship derailed in the district semifinals, Thursday, March 7.   More...

Publisher’s Call For Klan “Ride” Is Inexcusable

Other Editors Say...

Has he lost his mind?  If so, the publisher of an Alabama newspaper who has called for lynching some federal legislators should check himself into a psychiatric hospital. If he hasn’t, then he should face criminal charges.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2009   Some citizens question why the Archbold Fire Department has a rescue boat, when there isn’t a major lake or river within an hour’s drive.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lent 2  Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Patterns In Genesis-Joseph: Favor,” Genesis 37:2-11, Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  March 11: Lindsay & Brian Baden, Archbold, girl.  March 12: Rachael & Michael Drenning, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Studying For Bible Quiz

Quizzers from Central, Kings Cross, and North Clinton do some last minute studying during a break in quizzing, Sunday, March 17, at the 2019 triple-elimination 72- team Bible quiz tournament. More...

Infant Simulators Teach Important Message To AHS Students

At the Archbold High School district semifinal boys basketball game against Coldwater, Thursday, March 7, a group of AHS senior girls walked in carrying infants, including Kate Short, Kennedy Miller, Andi Peterson, and Gabby Nafziger.  Or were t More...

‘Huioi’ Places Fourth Out Of 72 Bible Quiz Teams

Area Bible quizzers had the most success in years at the 2019 triple-elimination 72-team tournament, Saturday and Sunday, March 16- 17, at Bellefontaine.  “Huioi,” Kings Cross 1, raced through the brackets to place fourth, the best f More...

 

News

Elementary School Earns ‘Overall A’ From State

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, told the Archbold School Board the elementary school received the “Overall A Award” from the Ohio State Board of Education at the Monday, March 11 school board meeting. More...

Chemistry Kids

Archbold first graders were scientists for a day, Thursday, March 7, thanks to a visit from representatives from the Center of Science and Industry. Top: Adelaida Hernandez observes the results of mixing chemicals. More...

Lane Gets Five-Year Contract To Lead PHS

Michael Lane, Pettisville High School principal, was approved for a five-year contract at the Monday, March 11, school board meeting.  His new contract includes a $111,612 salary for the 2019-20 school year, in accordance with the 3% pay increas More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 8   1:47 pm: Traffic detail, 100 block N. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Clayton Coleman, Swanton vs Heidi Mattas, Scottsdale, Ariz., obligor. URESA.  Lindsey Randolph, Delta and Adam Randolph, Delta, petitioners. More...

Auto Mishaps Reported

Archbold Police released several auto accident reports:  •A vehicle-pedestrian mishap occurred about 10:21 am, Thursday, Feb. More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Returns Nine

Nine letterwinners, including eight seniors, return for Dick Selgo, head baseball coach, from a team that finished 24-6 in 2018, 6-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.  Archbold advanced to the Division III regional semifinals last year, whe More...

10 Letterwinners Back For Archbold Softball

Andrea Thiel starts her third season at the helm of the Archbold softball program with ten returning letterwinners.  Last year’s squad finished 13-10, 4-3 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

Leppelmeier Named Third Team All-Ohio

Morgan Leppelmeier, a Pettisville senior, was named Third Team All-Ohio for the 2019 girls basketball season by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association.  Leppelmeier averaged 19.2 points per game this season.  Emma Grime, Stryker, was named More...

Recipe Corner

Blueberry Brie Bites

1 box (15-count) mini phyllo shells 4 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 teaspoon chopped, fresh thyme 1 tablespoon maple syrup   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange phyllo shells on a baking sheet. More...