January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Ridgeville Corners Native First On Fatal Crash Scene

Amanda (Lecklider) Carrizales, a Ridgeville Corners native and AHS graduate, was one of the first persons on the scene of a fatal crash that occurred Sunday, Jan. 25, in western Lucas County. More...

Mechanic Street Rebuild Proposed For Summer

Includes Reconstruction Of Two Blocks Of West, Middle, South Lincoln Streets

Archbold officials are planning a full plate of capital projects for 2015-16. Nothing is set in stone said Dennis Howell, village administrator, but the first part of the proposed 2015 project list could come before council in the next few weeks. More...

Radiothon Beat Goes On Feb. 12

For the 41st consecutive year, the Fulton County Heart Radiothon will take over the main studio and music library of Archbold radio station WMTR (96.1-FM) to raise money for hearts. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Allan D. Lichtenwald

Allan D. Lichtenwald, 67, of Archbold, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at his home surrounded by the comforts and love of his family, following a lengthy battle with declining health. More...

Public Record

Police Arrest Local Man On Felony Warrant

Archbold police arrested Andrew T. Hatzer, 34, at his 700 North Defiance Street home about 2:42 pm, Saturday, Jan. 17, on a warrant from the Fulton County Common Pleas Court, an APD report states. More...

Appliances Stolen From Manufactured Home

Appliances were reported stolen from a residence in the Fox Chase manufactured housing community, an Archbold police report states. Police were called to a home at 2 pm, Thursday, Jan. 15, by a representative of Fox Chase, Inc. More...

Archbold Man Sentenced Jan. 21

Jared Dominique, 19, rural Archbold, was sentenced to 30 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after entering a guilty plea to a drug-related offense. More...

Sports

Indians Beat Streaks On Buzzer-Beater

Down by one point with 6.2 seconds left, Wauseon’s Sariah Yackee became a hero to the Wauseon faithful, making a buzzer-beater to defeat Archbold 48-47, Thursday, Jan. More...

Wauseon Tops Archbold 45-39

Looking to avenge a 51-38 opening game non-league loss, the Archbold Blue Streaks made the short trip to Wauseon, Friday, Jan. 23, for a key Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball contest. More...

Archbold Boys End Skid

Archbold traveled to Continental (3-10), Saturday, Jan. 24 and walked away with a 53-43 non-league boys basketball win to end a threegame losing streak. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Our Delight: Marriage as Closeness.” Lockport Mennonite Sunday: MYF, worship leaders, music, childrens lesson. Message by Gloria Beck. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: benefits of solar energy for farms and rural businesses. NAMI More...

“On Fire” Leads Local Bible Quiz League

The Bible Quiz team "On Fire" stands 9-0 at the start of a 22-match season. Five more matches are scheduled for each of the 12 area teams beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, at St. John’s Christian Church, Archbold. More...

Breaking News - 5:34 PM

FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY - Free Access

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY. More...

Breaking News - 11:41 AM

Five Arrests After Suspicious Activity Report

     Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, announced deputies arrested five people, ages 19-28, after a report of suspicious activity near Delta, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Breaking News - 11:16 AM

Archbold Man Injured In I-75 Crash

Christopher Henderson, 22, Archbold, was critically injured in a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 75 in Wood County about 11:40 am Tuedsay, Jan. More...

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2015 Is A Big Boy

JT Paul Rufenacht was, and is, a big baby. He also is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2015. When JT, the son of Kylie and Cory Rufenacht, rural Archbold, was born at 1:01 am, Friday Jan. 9, he weighed 10 pounds, 8 ounces, and 22 inches long. More...

News

Teen Ticker Testing Shows Student Health Improving

The health of Fulton County high school students is ticking upward, as proven by Fulton County Health Center Teen Tickers program. More...

Weatherman

Jim Noel, a spokesman with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association, discusses the weather outlook for the growing season with farmers during the Ohio State University Extension Corn and Soybean Day at Founders Hall, Thursday, Jan. 22. More...

People

Couple Weds In Granville

Dr. Laura Ashley Lossing, Granville, and Dr. Andrew Emch, Archbold, were married July 12, 2014, at Centenary United Methodist Church, Granville, with Rev. Steve Cramer officiating. The bride is the daughter of Charlene and Roger Lossing, Granville. More...

Becks Celebrate 40th Anniversary

John and Mary Beck, Archbold, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. John Beck and Mary Badenhop were married Feb. 1, 1975, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Wauseon. More...

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s and honor’s lists at Defiance College for the 2014 fall semester. Dean’s list: Katherine Knisely, Fayette; Brooke Waidelich, Pettisville. More...

Opinion

Is Housing The Job Of Government?

Recently, there was a discussion in this newspaper about the few single family homes built in Archbold in the last few years. It begs the question, what can we do about it? New houses in Archbold are good things. More...

Government Gridlock To Continue

An editorial cartoon titled “State Of The Union” published in the Sunday, Jan. 25 edition of the Toledo Blade almost perfectly sums up the political situation in Washington, D.C. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005 North Defiance Street will feature nostalgic brick of the past, as a special pavement imprint resembling old-time brick streets will be applied. More...