August 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Barnaby Blocks Vote On Sales Tax Hike

Paul Barnaby, Fulton County commissioner, stopped an effort to put a half-percent (.5%) sales tax increase on the fall ballot. "I think the climate is wrong in Fulton County. I think we're overtaxed as it is," Barnaby said. More...

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Obituaries

Andrae Miguel Olguin

Andrae Miguel Olguin, age 20, formerly of Archbold, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 9, 2007. Born Aug. 21, 1986 to San Juanita Rocha, she survives, along with Romeo Cathcart. More...

Evelyn J. Rupp

Evelyn J. Rupp, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away suddenly Sunday noon, Aug. 19, 2007, in her home. She was born June 17, 1917 in Archbold, a daughter of Peter and Clara (Vonier) Rupp. More...

Death notices

Charles A. Frazer, 86, West Unity, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, in Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier. Survivors include his wife, Carmen (Bowman) Frazer; son, Dean Frazer, West Unity; daughter, Mrs. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Richard Martin and Linda Phillips were married Oct. 6, 1957, by J. B. Swain, pastor, in Fayette Christian Church. They have two daughters, Mrs. Gary (Gail) Seeley and Mrs. Mike (Lori) Creighton; and a son, Jeff (Kay) Martin. All are from Fayette. More...

Cowells Announce Sept. 8 Wedding

Kenny and Sandi Cowell, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Cowell to Aaron Gerken, son of Larry and Susan Gerken, Napoleon. More...

Elementary Open House

Archbold Elementary School held its annual open house, Monday night, Aug. 20. At top, Alex Esquibel, left, fourth grade, met up with three Villanueva sisters: Olivia, kindergarten, second from left; Amadea, second grade, and Grace, fourth grade. More...

Opinion

Yellow Buses On Road Again

This morning, the endless cycle starts again. Youngsters return to school, which means they're walking, riding bicycles, scooters, or skateboards, or any of a number of ride-on vehicles. Truth is, sidewalks and streets are dangerous. More...

Does Commissioner Trust County Voters?

Paul Barnaby, Fulton County commissioner, stopped a proposed sales tax hike from going before Fulton County voters, Thursday, Aug. 16. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997 Headlines- Asbestos Problems Could Push Back First Day Of School... Council Vote On Big Cable-Data System Improper Says Attorney... More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Mustard Barbecue Sauce 1 ounce vegetable oil 1 pound chopped onions 1 1.2 ounces minced garlic 16 ounces white vinegar 11 ounces spicy brown mustard 2 teaspoons celery seed 3 1. More...

Kids Visit Classrooms

Archbold elementary and middle schools held open houses Monday, Aug. 20. Above, Amy DeLong, far left, kindergarten teacher, meets her new student, Isaiah Gomez, fourth from left. More...

Bar-Restaurant Approved By Zoning Board

The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals approved a variance for a proposed bar-restaurantcoffee house and music venue, which Dan and Cheryl Storrer, rural Archbold, plan to create in the former Stotzer Hardware building. More...

Wyse Builds Community In The Netherlands

"People always think, "Netherlands: tulips, wooden shoes, marijuana in the Red Light District," said Jackie Wyse, who lived there five years as a missionary and student. "But what really makes the culture different is all these little details. More...

 

News

Fulton County Fair Celebrates 150 Years With Special Events

The Fulton County Fair is normally a special event, but this year, the 150th anniversary, is even more special than usual. More...

Lehman Named President-Elect Of Physician's Group

Keith J. Lehman, Archbold physician, is the president-elect of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians. He will serve oneyear. He was one of seven officers installed during the OAFP All Members Assembly, Saturday, Aug. 11, in Newark. More...

Stuckey Named Acting NSCC President

Thomas Stuckey, acting president of Northwest State Community College, said there are "always bumps in any transition, but I'm not anticipating there will be any that will derail the train." Stuckey was appointed Thursday, Aug. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 11 8:07 pm: Jennifer Davis, Archbold, reported a bicycle stolen from the Archbold Swimming Pool. Aug. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 3 3:35 pm: 3000 block Co. Rd. 24, injured, transported to Archbold Hospital. 8:12 pm: 500 block Fairview Ct., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Aug. 4 3:36 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to FCHC. More...

Public Meetings

Quadco Quadco administrative and non-profit boards meet Tuesday, Aug. 28, 12-noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, 427 N. Defiance St., Stryker. Trustees German Township trustees meet Monday, Aug. More...

Sports

Streaks Put 21 Letterwinners On The Gridiron

The key to success in life, business, and football is experience. For the 2007 Archbold Blue Streaks and John Downey, head football coach, experience will be the key to this year's success. More...

Six Letterwinners Return For Blue Streak Volleyball

The Archbold varsity volleyball team, under Julie Nofziger, head coach, returns six letterwinners for the coming season. The Streaks finished last year with a 16-9 overall record and were second in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League at 6-2. More...

Local Kart Race Rained Out; Plan To Reschedule In Fall

Archbold's kart race on the parking lot at Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep was rained out Sunday, Aug. 19, but promoters plan on running the event yet this year. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite Sunday morning: Shirley Wyse, welcome and call to worship; music team led by Carolyn Kauffman, opening songs; Lynette Smith, children's lesson; special music, Joy, Ryeana Klopfenstein; Shawn Ramirez, Jr. More...

Organizations

Cancer Support Cancer Survivors support group meets Tuesday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., Crossroads Outreach Center, E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Post-Polio Post-Polio support group meets Monday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. More...

PHS Class of 1962

The Pettisville High School class of 1962 celebrated its 45th class reunion, Saturday, July 28, in Haven Heights Baptist Church, Wauseon. More...