October 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Pettisville Boys Cross Country Wins Regional, Makes History

The Pettisville boys cross country team won its first regional championship in school history, Saturday, Oct. 27. More...

School Board Calls Special Meeting Thurs.

The Archbold Area School Board has called a special meeting for Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 a.m. in the Archbold High School lecture hall. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Diane Freeman

Diane Freeman, age 60, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. She was born July 21, 1947 in Napoleon to the late Edgar E. and Marie C. (Kruse) Plassman. More...

Death Notices

Joseph Garmyn, 76, Wauseon, formerly of Archbold, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Care Center. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 21 9:23 am: A pickup truck, driven by Jonathon G. Whithall, 19, rural Metamora, was traveling north on S. Defiance Street, 186 feet north of E. Lugbill Rd. A second pickup, driven by Carl A. Perkins, 44, Archbold, was traveling north on S. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 12 11:47 am: Colony Meadows, rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. 6:18 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Oct. 13 1:35 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, refused treatment. Oct. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Oct. 16 3:56 pm: E. Lugbill Rd., Utility pole fire; Property owner: Toledo Edison. Oct. 17 7:42 am: Sauder Heritage Inn, false fire alarm. Oct. 20 3:12 am: Sauder Heritage Inn, fire alarm, call canceled. More...

People

Residents Perform In Two Upcoming Theatre Shows

Thespians from the Archbold area are taking to the stage in not one, but two coming area productions. More...

Bernaths Announce December Wedding

Jan and Linda Bernath, rural Wauseon, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jenna Jo Bernath to Scott David Creque, the son of David and Julie Creque, Lyons. More...

Rice, Rupp To Wed In Wauseon, Nov. 3

Wes & Kathy Rupp, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Valerie Sue Rupp to Nicholas James Rice, the son of Carla Rice, Pettisville, and Lowell Rice, UP Michigan. More...

Opinion

NSCC Contract, Young's Departure - Odd Coincidence?

After more than a year of fruitless negotiation, a contract was reached between the Northwest State Community College board of trustees and the education association. More...

Keeping Staph At Bay

There are so many things lurking about that want to kill us. Cancer. Polluted water. West Nile Virus. Auto crashes. Global warming. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1997 Headlines- Rohrs Takes Risks To Assist Needy... Abby Cordes Qualifies For State Cross Country... More...

No Changes In Polling Places For Fall Election

Voting places across Ohio will open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. for the Tuesday, Nov. 6 fall General Election. More...

Replacement Fire Dept. Levy Needed To Face Rising Costs

Faced with the rising cost of firefighting equipment to protect Archbold Fire Department's firefighters, citizens, and property, Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said the German Township Trustees are seeking a replacement fire levy. More...

Pumpkin Path Crowd Exceeds Last Year

The Archbold Parks & Recreation Department's Pumpkin Path event, Saturday, Oct. 27 attracted another large crowd, said Jennifer Kidder, Parks & Rec director. More...

 

News

Co. Commissioner Promises Progress At County Airport

Problems that have existed at the Fulton County Airport for years, even decades, are being resolved, said Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner. Speaking to the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Monday, Oct. More...

Short Award Winner

Ed Mooney, center, Continental, is the 2007 winner of Archbold Community Theatre's Mary Short Award. Mooney has been active with ACT for several years, on stage and behind the scenes. More...

Big Tree Winner Named

The Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District and the Division of Forestry have named the winner of the Big Tree Contest. Lynn and Vickie Christenson, Delta, have the biggest Sassafras tree in Fulton County. More...

Business

County Unemployment 5.5% In September

Fulton County's September unemployment was 5.5%, estimated by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. It was up a tenth (.1) of a percentage point from the August unemployment of 5.4%, but 1.7 percentage points below the July figure of 7.2%. More...

Whetro, Miller Honored

Krista Whetro, a 1990 Archbold High School graduate, and Kenneth Miller, manager of the Ridgeville Telephone Company, were among the honored at the Four County Career Center Monday, Oct. 22, during its Wall of Fame program. More...

New Voters

Larry Oswalt, left, and Scott Burris, students at the Four County Career Center, recently registered to vote, as part of the Ohio First Vote student registration program. More...

Sports

PHS Boys Make History With Regional Title

Tom Wagner, Pettisville cross country coach, asked his team to run their best at the Division III regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 27, so they might have a chance to be one of the four teams that would advance to state competition. More...

Streaks Are In The Playoffs!

It all came down to Week 10. A win was needed for a chance at the football playoffs. A win was needed after suffering back-to-back losses. A win was needed for Archbold seniors to bid farewell in their final home game of the season. More...

Blue Streaks Fall In District Final

The Archbold volleyball team's dreams of advancing to the regional tournament came to an end, Saturday, Oct. 27. The Streaks lost to St. Henry 17-25, 21-25, 19-25 in the Division III district championship match at Napoleon. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday morning: Vicki Gramling, prelude; You Are My Life, choral offertory; message, Psalm 88, by Stuart Rex, associate pastor. More...

Scouts Assemble Christmas Trees

Members of Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63 assembled Christmas Trees for Care & Share Tuesday, Oct. 23. Hours spent on this and other community-service projects are required for each scout to advance to the next rank. More...

Central Menn. Offers Thanksgiving Meals

Central Mennonite Church, St. Rt. 2, Archbold, will offer a free Thanksgiving take-out, or delivered meal. Call Connie at 419-446-2680 by Saturday, Nov. 10, to make arrangements. More...