November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizen Of the Year: ‘Celebrating All Of You’

Ed Leininger, the Archbold 2017 Citizen of the Year, was lauded by many as an honest, compassionate, caring man; a humble man who is about teamwork, who has mentored those around him. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donald Samuel Riegsecker

Donald Samuel Riegsecker, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, Nov. 12, 2017, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Miller K. Merillat, born and died Nov. 7, 2017. Survivors include his parents, Logan and Danielle Merillat, rural Ridgeville Corners, and three brothers. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Man Who Shot Deputy Enters Guilty Pleas

Jeshua Leto Gilmore, 18, Toledo, the man who shot a Fulton County sheriff deputy, entered guilty pleas to charges ranging from theft to attempted murder.  In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Gilmore enter More...

Sort Out Juvenile Case

An Archbold police officer was called upon to sort out an incident involving two juveniles and an adult, Thursday, Nov. More...

Harassment Reported

Adam M. Colon, 37, Archbold, told police on Friday, Nov. 3, he had received harassing phone calls from a person known to him.  Colon said there is a courtissued protection order against the suspect prohibiting the person from contacting Colon. More...

Opinion

Sexual Harassment Needs To Stop

A tsunami of sexual harassment allegations has been in the news the past few weeks, with the accusations coming from Hollywood to Washington, D.C., to everywhere in between.  It isn’t just women making the allegations, either. More...

Old Photo Corner

St. John’s Christian Preschool has entered a float in the Archbold Parade of Lights most years since the parade started in 1998. The 19th annual Parade of Lights will be held Friday, Nov. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007   Jayma Gobrogge, a member of the Ridgeville Township Park Board, said the first improvement to the new park is the addition of park benches.  More...

Reborn Dolls Incredibly Lifelike

Donna Thompson’s baby dolls look so incredibly real, you think they’re real children until you get close and realize they don’t move.  “And I feel good with that,” she said, because getting them to look that real is More...

Local Girl Scouts Spread Kindness With Rocks

It’s hard to believe that something as simple as a painted rock can communicate, inspire, comfort– even uplift.  But that’s exactly what Archbold Junior Girl Scout Troop 10513 hopes to do, as it has joined the Kindness Rocks pr More...

Honoring Those Who Served

Fifty-three local veterans were hosted by Archbold Middle School, Friday, Nov. 10 for a Veteran’s Day assembly and breakfast.– courtesy photo More...

 

News

Chamber Getting Ready For Annual Night of Lights

Preparation is underway for the 2017 Annual Night of Lights festivities in Archbold, including the 19th annual Parade of Lights and 29th annual Festival of Lights, Friday, Nov. More...

Pettisville School Staff Find Error In State Report Card

Michael Lane, Pettisville High School principal, told members of the Pettisville School Board that a mistake had been detected concerning state report cards.  Lane told the board during its Monday, Nov. More...

Chamber Awards

Awards and recognitions were handed out at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting, Thursday, Nov. 9. Top left: Recipients of 4 Under 40 awards are, from left: Brian Huffman, Michelle Kruse, Kirk Weldy, and Jesse Kahler.  More...

People

Kayla Dusek Is HOSA Officer

Kayla Dusek, a Four County Career Center student from Archbold, is an officer with the HOSA Future Health Professionals chapter for 2017-18.  Student s in the group work on chapter projects; compete in district, state, and national leadership an More...

Sports

Kidder, Peterson District Soccer Players Of Year

Josh Kidder, an Archbold junior, was named the co- Player of the Year in Division III by the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association for the 2017 boys soccer season.  Kevin Hileman, Ottawa Hills, was also named Co- Player of the Yea More...

Spartans Not So Pleasant As Streaks Stunned In Regional Semifinal

Archbold played a dominating style of football for most of the evening against Marion Pleasant in a Division V Region 18 semifinal at Donnell Stadium in Findlay, Friday, Nov. More...

Petersen, Zimmerman NWOAL Players Of Year

Dominique Named Coach Of Year

Gabe Petersen, an Archbold senior, was named the Northwest Ohio Athletic League Offensive Player of the Year for the 2017 season while Ben Zimmerman, also an AHS senior, shared Defensive Player of the Year honors with Christian Kahle, Liberty Center. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Twenty-Third  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying The Knots: 2 Corinthians 8:1- 15, 9:1-5–Generosity,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Tuesday, Nov. 21, 3-8 pm, Napoleon Elementary School, 725 Westmoreland, Napoleon; Wednesday, Nov. 22, 1-6 pm, American Legion, 1105 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Bereavement More...