September 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair Sets Three New Attendance Records

The Fulton County Fair set new attendance records on three out of its first four days, according to the fair board. Records were set on Friday, Aug. 31, Saturday, Sept. 1, and Monday, Sept. 3. More...

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Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 26 2:01 am: Loud noises, Jane Ct., six to eight people outside, advised subjects to keep it down. 7:15 pm: 911 hang-up call, 200 block La Choy Dr., child playing with cell phone, advised parents. Aug. 27 7:06 am: Citations to Casey L. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 14 7:44 am: Archbold Hospital, rescue transport, transported to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers - Bryan. Aug. 17 9:56 am; Sauder medical building, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Death Notices

Marvin C. Miller, 76, West Unity, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, in the University of Toledo Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor R. More...

Business

Citizen Of The Year Applications Available

Application forms for the 2007 Archbold Citizen of the Year are available. Persons interested in nominating someone for the honor can secure an application online at www.archbold.com. More...

Lincoln Street Project Passes Completion Date

The North Lincoln Street construction project is past its Saturday, Sept. 1, completion date, and the company, Brooks Contracting, Inc., Perrysburg, will probably have to pay a penalty for missing the deadline. More...

Co. Rd. C Opens Oct. 1

Fulton Co. Rd. C, which has been closed to through traffic since May 14, re-opens Monday, Oct. 1, said Jason Baden, civil engineer with the Fulton County Engineer Office Friday, Aug. 31. Baden said Co. Rd. C has been closed from Co. Rd. 21 to Co. More...

Sports

Archbold Girls Soccer Wins Three, Ties One

The Archbold girls soccer team won three games and tied one in its first two weeks of action. The Streaks started the season Tuesday, Aug. 21, hosting Springfield. The first game was not an easy one, but Archbold came out on top 5-4. More...

Goering, Dunning Break Records As Streaks Mangle Bears 48-27

Gene Goering connected on a blistering 18 of 24 attempts for a record-setting 458 yards and five touchdowns, and Jimmy Dunning caught a record-setting 93-yard touchdown pass as Archbold coasted to a 48-27 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over More...

Jr. High Sports Digest

Archbold 8th Grade Volleyball

The Archbold eighth grade volleyball team defeated Fairview 25-23, 19-25, 25- 20, Thursday, Aug. 30. "The girls played very nervous," said Dina Gladieux, coach. "The first three servers served off the far wall. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Evangelical Mennonite Sunday morning: Bev Nelson, praiselude; "Visual Track I Am," offertory; message, "Weeds and Seeds: The Delicate Coexistence," Brad Bame, pastor. More...

Grand, Reserve Champion Titles Go To Archbold, Pettisville Kids

Several youth from the Archbold and Pettisville areas earned awards in the Fulton County Junior Fair Competition. Lucas Nofziger, son of Greg and Jodi, Pettisville, showed the grand champion steer, and the grand champion born-andraised steer. More...

Gendron To Close Archbold Factory

Gendron, Inc., an Archbold manufacturer since 1959, will close the doors of its East Lugbill Road plant by the end of the year. More...

Ridgeville Park Board Holds First Function

The Ridgeville Township Park Board will hold its first event, an ice cream party fundraiser, at the proposed park site Sunday, Oct. 14. More...

 

News

Trapped!

This semi-tractor trailer truck got stuck on the bell-shaped bollard at the northwest corner of the North Defiance Street-Stryker Street intersection about 3:15 pm, Saturday, Sept. 1. The truck driver, Scott V. Oakley, of Oakland, Md. More...

Motorcycle Collides With SUV

A motorcycle and a sport-utility vehicle collided at the intersection of Co. Rds. D and 21 Sunday morning, Sept. 2. Archbold Rescue was called about 10:44 am. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report on the accident was not available at press time. More...

Man Spots Possible Burglar At Residence

Chad Everly, 1304 S. Buehrer St., told Archbold Police he might have startled a burglar at his residence. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said officers are investigating the incident. More...

People

Couple Planning Sept. 29 Wedding

Mindi Shirkey and Brent Roughton, Archbold, announce their engagement. The bride elect is the daughter of Richard and Lesley Shirkey, Bryan, and Sandy Ray, Archbold. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Gene Waidelich and Mary Alice King were united in marriage Sept. 8, 1957, in West Clinton Mennonite Church. Olen Nofziger officiated the ceremony. They have four sons: Steve (Lisa), Tom (Lori), Gary (Mary), and Ron (Julie); and 15 grandchildren. More...

Making Rope

Tyson Helmke, 11, Archbold, makes rope at the Fulton County Fair. It is one of many activities for children to participate in.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Opinion

Remembering A Day That Changed Us Forever

Six years ago Tuesday, the world as we knew it changed. On Sept. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1997 Pettisville school district received $500,000 in state school repair funds Thursday. The money is a share of the $200 million that rural districts may receive for emergency building repairs. More...

Old Photo Corner

Honored blood donors in 1974, from left: Cal Short, 2 gallons; Don Hornish, 1 gallon; Terry Miller, 1 gallon; Bob DeVries, 2 gallons- More...