August 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Voters To Decide Contested Races, Money Issues In Nov. 6 Election

Four Archbold men are running for three seats on Archbold Village Council in the Nov. 6 general election. Seeking reelection to council are Edward Leininger and Kevin Morton. Also running for council are Vaughn Bentz and Kevin Eicher. More...

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Obituaries

Donald E. Kruse

Donald E. Kruse, age 78, of Freedom Township, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007 at the Golden Living Center, Northcrest in Napoleon. He was born on Feb. 24, 1929 in Napoleon, Ohio to the late John and Martha (Homan) Kruse. On Nov. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 19 No reports. Aug. 20 2:41 pm: A car, driven by Dawn M. Sumner, 41, Montpelier, with passenger Alicia Sumner, 15, same address, was traveling south on S. Defiance St., stopped in traffic about 225 feet south of Wilson St. More...

Helicopter Called To Search For Domestic Violence Suspect Sat.

The Life Flight helicopter ambulance was called to assist three Fulton County Sheriff deputies to search for a domestic violence subject Saturday night, Aug. 25. The suspect, identified by deputies as Logan D. More...

Man Indicted On Burglary Charge

Marcos A. Garcia, 22, Archbold, was indicted on two counts of attempted burglary and one count of criminal damaging or endangering by the Fulton County Grand Jury on Monday, Aug. 20. More...

Sports

Birds Beat N. Baltimore, Fall To Columbus Grove

The Pettisville volleyball team opened its season with a tri-match at Columbus Grove with North Baltimore. The Birds beat North Baltimore 25-11, 25-16 but lost to the Bulldogs 25-9, 25-11 to start the season with a 1-1 record. More...

AHS Soccer Letterwinners

Ten letterwinners are back to play for the AHS girls soccer team. Sitting, from left: Erika Salinas, Nicole Babcock, Amanda Graber, Bri Wyse, Jessica Ramirez. Standing: Hilary Short, Jenni Beck, Grace Yoder, Autumn Lantz, Kelly Hesterman. More...

Streaks Shoot Down Pilots 27-20

As Mother Nature unleashed her fury across Northwest Ohio last week, many area schools were forced to cancel opening Friday night football games, making Saturday night, Aug. 25 the main attraction. More...

Religion

St. Martin's Pastor Has An Eclectic Background

Paul Reichert, pastor at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, has a wide and varied background. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite Sunday morning: Gerald and Chris Schoenhals, welcome; Anita Roth and music team, songs of praise, song of blessing, benediction; scripture reading, Ephesians 1:3-14, Gary and Sandy Stuckey, Gary and Joyce Short; Dawn Rufenacht, More...

Organizations

Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group meets Thursday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Call Jean Geesey, 419-445-4181 for more information. More...

Enrollment Down One At Archbold; Pettisville Up 18

Enrollment at the Pettisville Local School District is up by 18 for the 2007-08 school year, while the Archbold Area School District is down by one. More...

Fulton County Fair: 150 Years Old And Still Among The Best

Last year, an inconceivable 269,829 guests attended the Fulton County Fair. Well, it might be inconceivable- until you talk to anyone trying to navigate the midway crammed with people, rides, games, and food stands. More...

 

News

Analysis Started On School Report Cards

Michelle Bagrowski, Archbold Area School District curriculum director, told members of the Archbold Area School Board she has been analyzing results of the Ohio Department of Education report cards. More...

Archbold Park Revenue Down, Funds Sufficient

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks and Recreation Department, said revenue for her department is down, but not in a crisis mode yet. More...

Business

China King Open

China King, a new Chinese restaurant, opened in Archbold on Aug. 6. Located at 1250 S. Defiance St., the restaurant is owned by John Gao. He and his brother, who helps in the business, have over nine years experience. More...

People

Couple Announces Autumn Wedding

Kayla Cheney, Troy, and Edward Bierly, Troy, announce their engagement. The bride elect is the daughter of Rod and Lisa Cheney, Archbold, and Connie and Randy Sprow, Troy. More...

Zuver Retires From National Guard

Michael Zuver, a 1969 Archbold High School graduate, retired from 37 1/2 years of service in the Ohio Air National Guard on June 30, 2007. The son of Don and Pauline Zuver, Archbold, he enlisted Jan. 28, 1970, with the 180th Fighter Wing. More...

Girl Scout Open House, Thursday

The Girl Scout Open House is Thursday, Aug. 30, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Archbold Elementary School. The informational open house is for girls from kindergarten to 12th grade and adults willing to become Girl Scout helpers or leaders. More...

Opinion

150th County Fair A Special Success

A quarter million-plus visitors to the fairgrounds north of Wauseon paints a successful picture of the Fulton County Fair. Founded in 1858, the fair debuted on 10 rented acres near Ottokee, northeast of Wauseon. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997 Headlines- Voters Have Many Choices This Fall; 14 Seek Council, School Board Seats... More...

Old Photo Corner

New teachers at Archbold in 1979 were, from left: Sue Krauss, Sandi Snyder, Jane Stevens, Nancy Rupp, Edna Troyer, Philip Hoverman, John Downey, and Jane Dominique.- Archbold Buckeye file photo More...