November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Huser Takes Helm Of Archbold Library

What started as a desire to illustrate childrens books eventually led to a career in the world of libraries for Sonya Huser.  The Archbold Community Library Board previously announced Huser was selected to head the library.  She succeeds Jo More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Otis (Bud) Hitt

Otis (Bud) Hitt, age 92, of Archbold, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at CHP Inpatient Hospice of Defiance. Bud was born on May 5, 1925, in rural Bryan to Zoe (Walker) Hitt and Glen R. Hitt.  Bud married Gertrude Seiler on Aug. More...

Beverly Elaine Hart

Beverly Elaine Hart, age 82, of Bryan, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 12:20 a.m. at Genesis Healthcare- Bryan Center.  Beverly worked for the U.S. More...

Jody Ann Riley

1977-2017

Jody Ann Riley, 40 years, of West Unity, passed away in her sleep on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at home due to extended complications from an automobile accident. Jody was born March 11, 1977, in Wauseon, the daughter of Steven K. More...

People

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 9: Stacie & Scott Westbrook, Wauseon, girl.  Nov. 10: Kortnee Neuenschwander, Bryan, boy.  Nov. 12: Ashley Barnes, Whitehouse, boy.  Nov. 13: Aimee Dominique, Fayette, girl.   More...

Sports

Seven Letterwinners Return On AHS Boys Basketball Team

The Archbold boys basketball team will attempt to make its second straight trip to the state tournament after finishing the 2016-17 season with a 22-6 record and an appearance in the Final Four.  More...

Dominique District Coach Of Year

David Dominique, Archbold head coach, was named the Division V Northwest Ohio District Coach of the Year for the 2017 football season by a media panel from the district.  The Streaks won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the first time sinc More...

Pettisville Cross Country BBC, Academic All-Ohio Awards

Eight members of the Pettisville cross country teams were named Buckeye Border Conference scholar athletes for the 2017 season. Several were also named Academic All-Ohio. Front row from left: Morgan Leppelmeier and Nichole Foor, Academic All-Ohio. More...

Excitement Builds For Lights Parade

Amy Krueger, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, said excitement is building for this year’s edition of the Annual Night of Lights festivities, Friday, Nov. More...

Walker Works With Project Pink

Cayla Walker, a 2015 Archbold High School graduate and junior at Defiance College, is working with another DC student to promote breast cancer awareness.  Walker is co-managing Project Pink with Marissa Windau, a junior from Castalia. More...

Kindergarten Feast Is Local Tradition

Each year, Archbold kindergarten students recreate the first Thanksgiving dinner, in which the pilgrims shared a meal with native Americans. This year’s Kindergarten Feast was Friday, Nov. 17. More...

 

News

Ready For Feast

Students from Jennifer Burkholder’s kindergarten class are ready for their Thanksgiving feast, Friday, Nov. 17.  More...

Gonzalez Named BPA Officer

Anthony Gonzalez, a Four County Career Center student from Archbold, has been named an officer of the FCCC Business Professionals of America chapter for the 2017-18 school year.  Gonzalez will serve as the afternoon public relations officer.&nbs More...

Bingo!

Kenny Cowell, Archbold, left, and Diann Meyer-Grieser, Ridgeville Corners, right, both won bingo games at the Ridgeville Legion Feather Party, Friday, Nov. 17.– photos by Mary Huber   More...

Public Record

Archbold Woman Sentenced

Donna Roth, 54, rural Archbold, was given a 67-day jail sentence with credit for time served in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, Nov. 15.  More...

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 10   3:17 pm: Verbal warning, parked blocking sidewalk, 100 block Blue Streak Dr.  3:18 pm: Damaged crosswalk sign, Franklin St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Michaelene Buckenmeyer, Delta, plaintiff vs Steven Bergeon, Defiance, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order).  Bill Bowser, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Kendall Snyder, c/o CCNO, defendant. More...

Opinion

Giving Thanks For Our Blessings

Thanksgiving is upon us, a time to gather with family and friends to enjoy being together.  It’s also the time when we look back and reflect on the blessings we have received in the past.  Several things come to mind.  We are tha More...

Facebook Is Clueless

Other Editors Say...

Facebook wants you to upload nude pictures of yourself to the company’s Messenger service– for your safety.  This is the company’s newly announced plan to combat the spread of “revenge porn”– sexually explicit More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 Council debated the procedure to change zoning laws at the Monday meeting. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Twenty-Four  Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying The Knots,” Jesse Kahler.  West Clinton Mennonite   More...