September 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Schools May Have To Add Staff

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told school board members the district may have to add a special education teacher. During the board's Monday night, Sept. More...

Corporate Officials Reverse Closure Decision

Archbold ConAgra Plant To Stay Open

Just over a year ago, Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said he had a knot in his stomach when talking to the press and about closing the ConAgra plant in Archbold. It was a loss of well over 300 jobs. He felt better on Thursday, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

John "Junior" Fielitz

John "Junior" Fielitz, 83, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 23, 2007 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. Junior was born two miles northwest of Stryker on Feb. 23, 1924, the son of the late John and the late Verna (Graber) Fielitz. More...

Rev. William Zoltner

Rev. William Zoltner, 91, formerly of Gahanna, died at Hospice House in Ashland, Tuesday morning, Sept. 18, 2007 following a short illness. He was a Lutheran minister for 65 years, serving congregations in Ohio and Indiana. He was born on Sept. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 16 6:31 pm: Possible burglary, Jane Ct., conflicting statements from parties involved, no charges filed. Sept. 17 No reports. Sept. 18 8 am: Possible Internet fraud. 11:33 am: Theft of cell phone, Fypon parking lot. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court P.J.S. Corrugated, Inc, Swanton, plaintiff vs. Eberflus Builders, Inc., Rudolph, defendant. Other civil. Heather Herrick, Metamora, plaintiff vs. Scot Herrick, Metamora, defendant. Divorce. More...

Crash Sends Three To Area Hospitals

The FCSD report states Mack A crash at the intersection of Co. Rds. 19 and B sent three persons to area hospitals Saturday, Sept. 15, at about 5:10 pm, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report states. Rachel E. More...

Sports

Streaks Hammer Bulldogs 60-14

The Archbold Blue Streaks rolled to their fourth win of the season when they entertained the Swanton Bulldogs, under Ben Ohlemacher, first-year head football coach, Friday, Sept. 21. More...

Streaks Third At Golden Spike

The Archbold volleyball team captured third place at the Golden Spike Invitational at Springfield High School, Saturday, Sept. 22. The Streaks opened the tourney by defeating Clay 25-19, 25- 12. AHS lost its second match to Edison, 14-25, 23-25. More...

Streak Soccer Wins 3

The Archbold soccer team defeated Wauseon, Swanton, and Lake last week to up its record to 10-0-1. The Streaks hosted Wauseon, Tuesday, Sept. 18. Both teams battled hard, but Archbold came out on top 4-1. Wauseon scored the first goal. More...

CONAGRA STAYS IN ARCHBOLD

BREAKING NEWS

Just over a year ago, Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said he had a knot in his stomach as he talked to the press and electronic media about the announced closing of Archbold's ConAgra plant and the loss of well over 300 jobs. On Thursday, Sept. More...

AHS Homecoming, 2007

The Archbold High School Homecoming Court reined over a variety of festivities last weekend, including Friday's football game which netted the Blue Streaks a 60-14 victory over the Swanton Bulldogs. More...

Archbold Middle School Has Plumbing Problems

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said leaky pipes at the Archbold Middle School are becoming a concern. He told board members during the Monday night, Sept. More...

 

News

Pole Named To Cancer Liaison Post At FCHC

Michael Pole, an Archbold physician, has been appointed as the cancer liaison physician for the Fulton County Health Center's Rainbow Hematology Oncology Treatment Center. More...

Archbold Residents Receive Fair Recognition

Several Archbold and Archbold area residents were honored for their exhibits during the 2007 Fulton County Fair. More...

Voter Registration Deadline Oct. 9

Qualified voters must register by Tuesday, Oct. 9, to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election. Registration can be completed at the Fulton County Board of Elections, 525 North Shoop Ave., Wauseon. More...

People

Honeymoon In Bahamas

Jason Nofziger, Archbold, and Manda Jess, Fremont, exchanged wedding vows at 3 p.m. Aug. 4, 2007, in Grace Lutheran Church, Fremont. Paul Gruetter was the officiating pastor. More...

Becks Celebrate 25th Anniversary

David Beck and Cathy O' Brien were married on Oct. 9, 1982, at North Clinton Mennonite Church. Robert Schloneger was the officiating pastor. They reside in rural Pettisville and are the parents of two children: Whitney and Jordan. More...

Locals Perform

Participating in The Magical Land of Oz at the Fayette Opera House in August were, from left: Kristi Miehls, Stryker, director; Elle French, Stryker, scarecrow; Sydney Rupp, Archbold, munchkin; and Melissa Kinkaid, Stryker, Glinda the More...

Opinion

ConAgra Stays Put In Archbold

Everyone, from ConAgra employees to village government officials to the man on the street, heaved a sigh of relief Thursday, Sept. 20, when ConAgra officials said the Archbold plant would remain open for the foreseeable future. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Evangelical Mennonite Sunday morning: Nancy Wyse, prelude; choir offertory, The Lord's Prayer, directed by Kelly Zaborniak; message, "Improving Your Parental Communication," Brad Bame, pastor. More...

Five Generations

Five generations of Stutzmans. Seated front: Luella Norden, Ridgeville Corners, great-great-grandmother holding Micaiah Grace Stutzman, her first great-great-granddaughter born Jan. 1, 2007. More...

Organizations

Fulton Co. Democratic Women's Club Fulton County Democratic Women's Club, Monday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., White Lattice Café, 1290 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. LSS Card Party Lutheran Social Services "Pepper" party," Monday, Oct. 1, 1-4 p.m., St. More...