September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

New Tax Abatement For ConAgra

Archbold Village Council approved a tax abatement agreement for ConAgra Foods, the firm that planned to close its doors earlier this year. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told council members at the Monday night, Sept. More...

Kent Roth Leads United Way

Goal For 2007 Campaign: $340,000

Thirty-three agencies, one more than last year, are included in the 2007 Fulton County United Way. The goal this year, $340,000, is the same as 2006. Kent Roth, Archbold, continues to serve as UW Board of Director president. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Warren Beck

Warren Beck, 76, of Stryker, passed away Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16 at the Toledo Hospital. Mr. More...

Mary E. Nicholls

Mary E. Nicholls, age 78, of Bryan, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind., where she was admitted earlier in the day. Mrs. Nicholls was employed by the Ohio Art Company and retired with 21 years of service. More...

People

Provosts Observe 60th Anniversary

Jim and Doris Provost, Wauseon, and formerly of Fayette, were married on Sept. 29, 1947, in Angola, Ind. They have three children, Mrs. Linda (Larry) Earman, Hilliard; Robert (Kaye) Provost, Burton; and Charles (Debra) Provost, Indianapolis, Ind. More...

Couple Celebrates 25th Anniversary

William Leach and Sandra Cannon were married Sept. 4, 1982, in Archbold United Methodist Church by W. Jing Chow, pastor. The couple celebrated with a trip to Arizona and the Grand Canyon to visit a son. More...

Mary Short Award Goes To Ed Mooney

Ed Mooney, Continental, will receive the Mary Short Memorial Award from Archbold Community Theatre, Monday, Oct. 8, 2007. The award is presented during the annual meeting at Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. More...

Opinion

AHS Students Shine After Ottawa Flood

They proved they were up to the challenge! Archbold High School students received numerous compliments for the services they performed in Ottawa, Friday, Aug. 31. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 Archbold schools have 1,526 students enrolled and Pettisville 552. Beginning Jan. 1, 1998, the seven-community United Way fund drive will unite to form one countywide organization. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Evangelical Mennonite Sunday morning: Nancy Roth, prelude; Morgan Cody, offertory; message, "Missions Challenge," by Bill Robinson, guest speaker. More...

Working Together

Archbold Middle School eighth graders Jacob Strong, left, and Kyle Bronson work together on a project during a study hall in the media center, Monday, Sept. 17. More...

Organizations

Cancer Cancer Survivors support group, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, Crossroads Outreach Center, E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Prayer Breakfast Bryan area Christian Prayer Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. breakfast, 9:45 a.m. program, Thursday, Sept. More...

Middle School Pajama Party

As part of Archbold Middle School's spirit week Sept. 17-21, students were allowed to wear their pajamas to school Monday. This group of fifth graders shows off their favorite sleepwear in a middle school hallway. More...

AHS Celebrates Homecoming

Parade, Bonfire On Thursday

Archbold High School students, staff, and alumni will have a chance to build excitement for the Friday, Sept. 21 homecoming football game against Swanton, with a parade and bonfire on Thursday, Sept. 20. More...

Mediator To Assist In Archbold School District Contract Talks

The Archbold Area School Board and the Archbold Education Association, which represents district teachers in labor negotiations, said they will put their issues before a mediator. More...

Library Clerk-Treasurer To Retire After 14 Years

Marilyn Freytag, clerk treasurer of the Archbold Community Library, will retire, Nov. 30, 2007. She has been with the library 14 years. Freytag's resignation was accepted by board members at the Monday evening, Sept. 17 meeting. More...

 

News

Dominique Rejoins ADAMhs Board

After a one-year break, Susan Dominique, Archbold, has returned to a seat on the Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMhs). More...

ACT's Production Of Tom Sawyer A Family Affair

Girls rolling hoops across the street. Barefoot young boys with buckets and fishing poles head to the river. Ladies stand and gossip at the corner while the sheriff keeps watch. More...

Voter Registration Deadline October 9

Eligible voters in Fulton County have until Tuesday, Oct. 9 to register for the Tuesday, Nov. 6, General Election. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 9 2:12 am: Traffic stop, driving left of center, citation to Frank Covarrubius, 28, rural Wauseon, driving while license suspended. 3:32 am: Disorderly conduct, 100 block Ditto St. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Sept. 5 6:42 am: Brush fire, 21360 Co. Rd. H, called from Ohio Turnpike. Sept. 13 12:26 am: Fire assist, Williams County, call cancelled. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 31 4:50 pm: Holland Court apartments, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Sept. 1 9:28 am: 300 block E. Holland St., medical emergency, transported to FCHC. Sept. 2 10:44 am: Auto accident, Co. Rds. More...

Sports

Streaks Slay Vikings 47-20 In NWOAL Matchup

Capitalizing on four turnovers in eight minutes, the Archbold football team built a 28-0 firstquarter lead and coasted to a 47-20 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory at Evergreen, Friday, Sept. 14. More...

Streak Volleyballers Win Four, Up Record To 8-0

The Archbold volleyball team finished a busy week by going 4-0, upping its record to 8-0, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. In league action, the Streaks hosted Patrick Henry, Tuesday, Sept. 11, and won 25-12, 25-21, 25-18. More...

Archbold Soccer Wins Three, Raises Record To 7-0-1

The Archbold soccer team recorded three victories to up its record to 7-0-1 on the season. The Streaks hosted Toledo Start, Monday, Sept. 10, and blanked the Spartans 11-0. AHS traveled to Bryan, Thursday, Sept. 13, and brought home a 2-1 victory. More...