November 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board, Teachers Meet, But No Contract

The Archbold Area School Board and the membership of the Archbold Education Association met Thursday, Nov. 1, without a new contract. The AEA represents the teachers and professional staff in labor negotiations with the school board. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Edwin (Ed) Winfield Perry Edwin (Ed) Winfield Perry, 77, of Wauseon, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Edwin was born May 17, 1930, in Willard, to Branch S. Perry and Kathryn H. Perry of North Fairfield. More...

Public Record

Camper Window Broken; Vandalism Cases Reported

Three vandalism cases were reported to Archbold Police recently. The most expensive, in terms of damage was reported by Ray Yoder, Archbold, on Monday, Oct. 29. More...

Crash Injures Woman

Chris A. Jaramillo, 40, rural Fayette, was injured when her auto struck a semi truck about 10:48 pm Monday, Oct. 29. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Jaramillo was traveling south on Co. Rd. 22, approaching the St. Rt. More...

Vehicles Collide

Two minivans collided at the intersection of South Defiance Street and Short Buehrer Road about 2:38 pm Sunday, Nov. 4. The Archbold Police Report said Brenda L. More...

Sports

Pettisville Boys Cross Country 7th In State

The Pettisville boys cross country team ran its way into the history books at the Division III state cross country meet in Columbus, Saturday, Nov. 3. More...

Eagles Soar Past Streaks 45-13 In Football Playoffs

Week 11: the high school football playoffs got underway around the state of Ohio. For Archbold, under John Downey, head coach, it meant loading up the bus, Friday, Nov. More...

Eicher In Marathon

Kevin Eicher, Archbold, was among almost 21,000 runners in the 32nd annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Oct. 28. Eicher ran the course in four hours, 55 minutes and placed 13,316th. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday morning: JoAnne Rupp, prelude, Jennifer King, Linda Marihugh, Sheila Yoder, special music, How You Live. More...

Organizations

FFA Alumni Pettisville FFA Alumni annual meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m., Pettisville Park Pavilion. Meat and drinks furnished; bring a dish to share. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 25: Rachel and Mike Kinsman, Archbold, girl. Oct. 27: Christina Leuthold, Wauseon, girl. A son, Brady Lee Gray, was born Oct. 15, 2007, to Tyler and Danielle Gray, Archbold, in Toledo Hospital. More...

Council Considers Changes In Archbold Zoning Code

Archbold Village Council heard the first of three readings on proposed changes in the village zone code, Monday night, Nov. 5. Changes resulted from a joint meeting of the Archbold Planning Commission and Zoning Appeals, Monday night, Oct. 29. More...

Halloween Parade

Each year, students and teachers at Archbold Elementary School wear their Halloween costumes to school and parade for their parents, friends, and relatives. LouAnn Kleck, first grade teacher, adds a little "spice" to the parade as a pepper shaker. More...

 

News

Income Tax Could Be Down $500,000

Joan Lovejoy, Archbold finance director, said based on current figures she anticipates the Archbold municipal income tax collection will be down $400,000 to $500,000 in 2007, compared to 2006. More...

Heritage Inn Expansion Gets Tax Abatement

Archbold Village Council approved a $1,129,280 10-year property tax abatement for the expansion of the Sauder Heritage Inn. More...

Pettisville Board Offers Contract To Treasurer

Pettisville School Board offered a four-year contract Monday night to Christopher Lee to continue as the district treasurer and chief financial officer. Lee was hired in 2005 following the retirement of long-time treasurer Avon Wyse. More...

People

Couple Resides In Troy

Kayla Marie Cheney, Troy (formerly of Delta) and Edward Jake Bierly, Troy were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. Sept 29, 2007, at Vandalia Crossroads Church of God with Rick Smith, officiating pastor. More...

Nofzigers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ronald L. and Marlene M. (Short) Nofziger were married Nov. 9, 1957, at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold. P.L. Frey was the officiating pastor. They have three children: Doug (Cheryl) Nofziger, Phil (Lisa) Nofziger, and Dawn Tijerina, Archbold. More...

School Board Approves Personnel Adjustments

The Archbold Area School Board approved several personnel issues during their Monday, Oct. 22 meeting. Salaries were adjusted for six employees who hold teaching certificates. More...

Opinion

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997 Headlines- Strong Voter Turnout Helps Newcomers; Storrer Elected To School Board; Fryman, Grime, Lauber Win Council Seats... George Karagiorge Inducted Into Four County Wall Of Fame... More...

Voters Realize Fire Department Value

Voters in German Township did well to approve a replacement property tax levy for the Archbold-German Township Fire Department. In these difficult economic times, choosing to accept any additional financial burden gives one pause. More...

Promises At County Airport

M Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, has made big promises about the Fulton County airport. The most important is the removal of a grove of trees to the south of the main runway. More...