November 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Councilmen Want Hand In Changing Zoning Law

Archbold Village Council members debated the procedure to change zoning laws at the Monday night, Nov. 19 meeting. More...

Absentee Ballots Are Ready For Dec. 11 Special Election

Brett Kolb, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said Tuesday that absentee ballots are available for the Tuesday, Dec. 11, Fifth District special congressional election. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Allan Jay Short

Allan Jay Short, an Ohio-born Mennonite farmer who became a highly esteemed lobbyist for Michigan's teachers, died on Monday, Nov. 19, after a courageous, year-long battle with cancer. More...

Dorothy M. Bernath

Dorothy M. Bernath, 102, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007 at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Mrs. Bernath was a lifelong homemaker. Mrs. More...

Death Notices

Marlin C. Britsch, 67, Pettisville, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2007 in his home. Survivors include two sisters, Marilyn Sholl and Nona (Steven) Liechty, Archbold. Interment was in the Pettisville Cemetery. Vernon F. More...

Sports

Indians Top Streaks In Opener

Using a strong second half, Wauseon sent the Blue Streaks back to Archbold with a seasonopening 55-43 non-league boys basketball loss, Saturday, Nov. 24. The two meet again at Archbold, Friday, Jan. More...

Blackbirds Claw Past Panthers

The Pettisville boys basketball team opened its season with a 58-44 victory at Delta, Saturday, Nov. 24. The Blackbirds outscored Delta in every quarter. More...

Blue Streak Girls Defeat Delta, Fall To Wauseon

Archbold upped its record to 2-1, and 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, in the second week of girls basketball action. Hosting Wauseon, Tuesday, Nov. 20, the Blue Streaks were defeated 57-43 in a non-league contest. More...

Religion

News from the

Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; He's Always Been Faithful, choir directed by Kelly Zborniak; offertory, Shout to the Lord, girls ensemble. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 6: Kristen and Chad Rhoades, Wauseon, girl. Nov. 7: Ashley Raabe, Delta, girl; Elizabeth Bentz, Archbold, boy. Nov. More...

Archbold Teacher Contract Talks At Impasse; Call For Fact Finder

Contract negotiations between the Archbold Area School Board and the Archbold Education Association have reached an impasse. More...

School Board Settles With Classified Employees

The Archbold Area School Board granted members of the school district's classified staff and educational aides a 1.5% raise for each of the next two years. The board approved the agreement during its Monday night, Nov. More...

Huffman Describes Local Kart Racing Scene

John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, remembers the first time he drove a go-kart. Speaking to the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce at the Monday, Nov. More...

 

News

Wurth, Gombash, Fahrer Earn 4-H Alumni Awards

Three locals received Friend of 4-H and Outstanding 4-H Alumni awards for dedication and commitment to 4-H at the advisor recognition banquet, Thursday, Nov. 15. Friend of 4-H Chuck Wurth, Fayette, was named the 2007 Friend of 4-H. More...

Council Okays New Police Car

Rich Ford Lincoln Mercury, Archbold, was the lowest quote for a new police patrol car for the Village of Archbold. Council approved the purchase of a Ford Crown Victoria patrol car at the Monday night, Nov. 19 meeting. More...

Parade Watchers

Becky Short, Archbold, and 10- month-old grandson Caden Leininger, Fayette, stay warm while waiting for the Archbold Parade of Lights.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 17 No reports. Nov. 18 3:37 pm: Traffic stop, vehicles blocking intersection, N. Defi- ance St. at Stryker St., advised drivers to move. Nov. 19 3:33 am: Attempted burglary, Toledo Edison substation. More...

Archbold EMS Log

M K Nov. 10 7:42 pm: Fairlawn Haven, ill, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Nov. 12 5:47 am: 100 block N. Pointe Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Nov. 17 10:37 pm: 3255 Co. Rd. 21, structure fire; property owner: Debra Allen; cause: cigarette ashes and butts started fire in plastic trashcan, setting cabinets on fire; damage: $40,000 to building, $10,000 to contents. Nov. More...

Opinion

Settle Archbold School Contract Issue

The recent announcement that negotiations between the Archbold Area School Board and the Archbold Education Association have reached an impasse is disturbing. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997 Headlines- Buchhops Thankful For Support Of Family And Friends.... Kids Get First Look At New Elementary School Monday LaMar Printing has relocated to 209 N. Defiance St. from 108 Depot St. More...

Old Photo Corner

The Toledo Sunday Blade was delivered throughout Archbold in the 1940s by Leroy (Bill) Dominique and his pony and rubber-tired cart. Leroy was the envy of every kid in town. It goes without saying, Bill was every kid's best friend. More...