August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Offer For Fire Equipment “Vague,” Says Leupp

Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, German Township Trustee, said the last village offer to purchase the township equity in the Archbold Fire Department equipment is vague and full of oddities.  The trustees discussed, but took no action, on the o More...

Pigs Have Virus At Henry County Fair; Could Jump To Humans

Four pigs at the Henry County Fair tested positive for the H1N2v virus, which the health department has referred to as Swine Influenza.  Anne Goon, Henry County health commissioner, said the state veterinarian took test samples from the animals More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Douglas J. Beck

Douglas J. Beck, age 72, of rural Stryker, died early Saturday morning, Aug. 19, 2017, in Fairlawn Haven Nursing Center, Archbold, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 18, 1945, in Bryan, to the late Stanley W. and Lucille R. More...

Katherine M. (Thorpe) Eash

Katherine M. Eash, age 60, of Wauseon, died Tueday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Toledo Hospital following a heroic battle, winning the fight against cancer, as she fought with bravery and dignity until the end of her life.  She was born Jan. More...

Virgil Waidelich

Virgil Waidelich, 84, died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 7, at Fairlawn Haven Care Center, Archbold. He was born on Jan. 11, 1933, in Wauseon, the son of Arthur and Vera (Nofzinger) Waidelich. On Aug. 21, 1955, he married Marilouise Miller. More...

People

Kemp, Stevens To Wed Oct. 14

Michael and Robin Kemp, Bryan, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Allison Renee, Archbold, to Chandler Edward Stevens, Archbold, son of Mary Austin, Archbold.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 4: Kristen Swan, Archbold, boy.  Aug. 8: Alanna & Joe Knight, Wauseon, boy; Carrie Cole, Wauseon, boy.  Aug. 10: Tera Mermer, Perrysburg, boy.   More...

Yoder Receives Phlebotomy Tech Certificate

McKenzie Yoder, Archbold, was among nine students completing the phlebotomy technician certificate program recently at Northwest State Community College.  The program leads to entry-level positions in the health care field, and students may choo More...

Opinion

Amusement Rides: Safe, Yet Dangerous

The death of a young man on a ride at the Ohio State Fair, Wednesday, July 26, calls into question the safety of all amusement rides. There are no firm statistics on amusement-ride safety. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. More...

A Cashless World Is Good For No One

Other Editors Say...

Visa says it’s “declaring war on cash.” It might as well say it’s declaring war on privacy, convenience, and certain vulnerable Americans.  The credit-card company wants to give 50 small American businesses– for no More...

Breaking News - 8/16/2017 4:54 PM

Fire At Fairlawn Woodshop Does $15,000 Damage

    A fire in the woodshop at the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community Tuesday afternoon, Aug. More...

Four-Way Race For Two Township Trustee Seats, Five-Way Race For Three Village Council Seats

The Tuesday, Nov. 7 General Election is already proving to be interesting, with a number of contested races, and drama at the kickoff.  The filing deadline for candidates was Wednesday, Aug. More...

Old Blasting Caps Discovered, Removed By Bomb Squad

The Toledo Police Bomb Squad made a visit to Archbold, Monday evening, Aug. 14, after a box of blasting caps, thought to be as many as 40 years old, was discovered.  Leo F. Wixom III, assistant   More...

 

News

Library Board Has One Director Candidate

One person has expressed an interest in becoming the next director of the Archbold Community Library.  The person hired for the job will replace Joyce Klingelsmith, who announced her retirement during the March board meeting.  She has been More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H club held a mini-fair, Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the Fairlawn Retirement Community, Archbold.  Each 4-Her was supposed to bring either a 4-H project or an animal to show the audience. More...

Organizations

Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.  Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Aug. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Dillon Hawkins, Oregon, plaintiff vs Fulton County Processing, LTD, Delta, defendant. Other civil.  Patricia Williams, Delta and Michael Williams, Boon, Mich., petitioners. More...

No Arrests After Road Rage Incidents

No arrests resulted after two road rage incidents wound up in the Archbold Police Department parking lot.  On Wednesday, Aug. More...

Sports

AHS Volleyball Welcomes Back Seven

Jill Holdgreve enters her third season at the helm of the Archbold volleyball program and looks to seven returning letterwinners to lead the Streaks.  Lost to graduation were Alyssa Ziegler, Morgan Miller, Peyton Dickman, Julia Lambert, and Mali More...

AHS Golf Wins Defiance, Paulding Invitationals; Third At Flag City Invite

The Archbold golf team started its 2017 season on a winning note, capturing the Defiance Invitational for the second straight year, defeating North Central in a dual match, and winning the Paulding Invitational. Defiance Invitational More...

Earns Scholarship

John Rufenacht, PHS ‘17 and son of Craig Rufenacht, was one of two 2017 graduates to receive a Fifth District Officials Association scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded to children of Fifth District members.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Ten  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 67,” Jason Hoffman, Campus Crusade at Ohio University.  Central Mennonite   More...

Recipe Corner

Banana Chocolate S’mores

24 multi-seed crackers 12 squares milk chocolate 12 slices banana 6 marshmallows, halved crosswise   Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Place 12 crackers on baking sheet. Top with chocolate, banana and marshmallows.  More...