October 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

West Nile Virus Is Possible Cause Of Hancock County Man's Death

No Evidence Of Virus In County, But It's Probably Here

Ohio may have had its first West Nile Virus-related death of 2007. Press reports say a 73-yearold Hancock County man died Sept. 28, but Tom Davis, a compliance officer with the Hancock County Health Department, said Monday, Oct. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Death Notices

Grace M. Lehman, 84, Upper Sandusky and formerly of Archbold, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007 at the Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Survivors include two sons, Roger W. (Beth) Lehman, Columbus, and Douglas J. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 23 4:29 pm: Vehicle vandalism, 100 West Barre Rd. 5:57 pm: Trespassing, 57 Hawthorn Dr. Sept. 24 2:20 pm: A pickup truck, pulling a trailer driven by Don E. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Sept. 14 4:27 pm: Auto accident, St. Rt. 66 north of US20A, call cancelled. Sept. 15 5:11 pm: Co. Rd. 19 at Co. Rd. B, auto accident, transported one by helicopter ambulance; two transported to Fulton County Health Center. More...

Public Meetings

School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Township Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. More...

People

Parents Announce Oct. 20 Wedding

Daniel and Mary Leininger, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heidi Jo Leininger, to Timothy Mark Grosnick, son of Philip and Gretchen Grosnick, Watertown Wis. More...

Couple Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Duane Eash and Mary Alice Sauder were united in marriage Oct. 5, 1957, in Central Mennonite Church. Jesse Short, minister, officiated the ceremony. More...

PHS Student Recognized

Matthew Dougherty, Pettisville High School senior, has been named a commended student in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship program. More...

Opinion

Keep Promises To Voters

The Archbold Area School Board made an unofficial, unwritten pact with voters in the Archbold school district last year. Now there are indications the pact is crumbling. More...

Amazing Archbold Youth

Kid power is great! Two groups of Archbold young people, ages elementary through high school seniors, showed the world what they could achieve over the summer. They volunteered to help unfortunate people in need. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997 The addition of a turn late at the St. Rt. 66 and 34 intersection appears to have addressed the problem of auto accidents. There are some funds set aside to work on safety-related projects. More...

Pigs Part Of Ag Fest

Pettisville Elementary School fourth graders, top, look over a group of piglets during the Fulton County Fourth Grade Ag Fest, Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 25-26, at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. More...

Lawrence Lane Won't Connect To Lafayette Street: Council

Archbold Village Council opted to go with a scaled-down street project that won't see Lawrence Lane extended to connect with Lafayette Street at the Monday night, Oct. 1 meeting. More...

Swedes Don't Wear Tennis Shoes, AHS Music Teacher Reports

How do you tell Americans from Swedes in Sweden? Look for the athletic shoes. "Swedes don't wear tennis shoes," said Kent Vandock, Archbold High School choral music director. More...

 

News

Paving To Start Next Week On North Lincoln St. Project

Brooks Contracting, Perrysburg, is anticipating starting putting the first layers of asphalt on the North Lincoln Street-East Williams Street reconstruction project next week. More...

Respecting The Flag

Presenting the colors for the Archbold Homecoming game are members of the Archbold American Legion Post 311. From left: Jarin Stoner, David Dohm, Scott Dominique, David Liechty, and Lenny Miller. More...

Consigned To The Flames

Joel Lange, Archbold High School senior, tosses a dummy representing Swanton into the flames. It was the climatic moment of the AHS Homecoming bonfire, Thursday, Sept. 20. The Streaks burned the Bulldogs 60-14, Friday, Sept. 21. More...

Business

County Unemployment Falls Almost Two Points

Unemployment rate in Fulton County and in the four county area fell dramatically the month of August, statistics from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services say. More...

K of C Donation

The Archbold Knights of Columbus recently donated $250 each to the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Quadco. Receiving the check from Mike Wilson, grand knight, is Sandi Wyse, representing FCBDD. More...

Bryan Firm Wins Parking Lot Bids

Archbold Village Council selected Lingvai Excavating, Bryan, to resurface four municipal parking lots. Council took the action at the Monday night, Oct. 1, meeting. More...

Sports

Archbold Golfers Advance To District

First Time Since 1992

The Archbold High School boys golf team advanced to district competition for the first time since 1992, finishing second at the Division III sectional golf tournament at Auglaize Country Club, Thursday, Sept. 27. More...

Streaks Win Spike-Tacular

Archbold claimed the Streak Spike-tacular volleyball tournament title, Saturday, Sept. 29, putting away Central Christian 25-29, 25-21 in the championship match. The Streaks defeated Hilltop in their tourney opener 25-10, 25-5. More...

AHS Tennis Beats Toledo Christian

The Archbold girls tennis team won its first match of the season, Monday, Sept. 24. The Streaks defeated Toledo Christian 3-2. AHS (1-13) was blanked 5- 0 by Maumee Valley Country Day, Tuesday, Sept. 25, and by Napoleon, Thursday, Sept. 27. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Evangelical Mennonite Sunday morning: JoAnne Rupp, prelude; Childrens Bell Choir; Find Us Faithful, Tim Lugbill, offertory; sermon, "Don't Kill the Messenger," by Brad Bame, pastor. More...

Organizations

American Legion American Legion ladies auxiliary, Monday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, downtown Archbold. Cancer Cancer Survivors support group, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Crossroads Outreach Center, E. Leggett St., Wauseon. More...

Clergy's Corner

The Pettisville Missionary Church "100 Years: A Celebration of Praise" special service of praise and worship is Sunday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. The church is at the corner of Co. Rds. D and 19 in Pettisville. More...