December 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Fulton Co. Ready For Dec. 11 Special Election

Brett Kolb, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said everything in his office is set and ready to go for the Dec. 11 special congressional election. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jacquelyn C. Bechtold

Jacquelyn C. "Jacquie" Bechtold, age 81, of Archbold, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born in Collinsville, Ill., the daughter of the late Arthur and the late Ione (Ostle) Opp. More...

Death Notice

Edward A. Wiemken, 71, Defiance, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007 at the Henry County Hospital, Napoleon. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 23 No reports. Nov. 24 2:08 am: Loud music, 200 block S. Defiance St., advised to keep it down. Nov. 25 7:12 am: Report of stabbing, Jose Daniel Mora, 25, Archbold, charged with falsification. 12:38 pm: Theft, 400 Ditto St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Thomas Louy, Delta, plaintiff, vs. Tammy Louy, Delta, defendant. Divorce. John Simon, Metamora, and Shelley Simon, Metamora, petitioners. Dissolution. Kristina Binkley, Wauseon, and Robert Binkley, Wauseon, petitioners. More...

4-Car Collision On St. Rt. 66, Nov. 26

A mechanical problem caused four cars to collide on St. Rt. 66 around 7:17 am, Monday, Nov. 26. A Fulton County Sheriff Department report states the problem occurred in a northbound pickup, causing driver Ben F. More...

People

Couple Announces Dec. 29 Wedding

Amanda Burris, Archbold, and Lucas Burkholder, Delta, announce their engagement. Burris, a 2005 Archbold High School graduate, is the daughter of Scott and Rhonda Burris, Archbold. More...

Parents Announce Dec. 29 Wedding

Allen and Amy Frey, Pettisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Frey, to Luke Boyers, son of Matthew and Lanita Boyers, Archbold. More...

4-H Advisors And Clubs Recognized At Annual Banquet

The Fulton County 4-H program held its annual advisor recognition banquet, Thursday, Nov. 15. Mark Minick of Swanton High School played music to entertain the honorees. More...

Opinion

One Vote Makes A Difference

How important is one vote? In 1649, one vote caused Charles I of England to be executed. In 1776, one vote gave America the English language instead of German. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997 Pay hikes for village employees will cost about $44,500, council members were told Monday night. More...

Letter To The Editor

The impasse between the school board and the AEA looks bleak. The board says it is "very sensitive to the importance of maintaining exceptional teachers for our children." The AEA president said, "Our issues are not totally about money. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Muffin Tin Meat Loaves 1 1.2 pounds lean ground beef 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 1.2 cups shredded zucchini (about 1 medium zucchini) 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning 1.2 teaspoon salt 1 cup bread crumbs 1. More...

Archbold Wind Study Reduces Electricity Bills

Discussions between the Archbold Area School District and Toledo Edison that started as part of the school district's wind energy project have already yielded cost savings. More...

Fulton County Meets Fulton Street

The roof on the Fulton Street home has leaked for seven years. Yet a water-damaged home on Toledo's north side usually has little effect on Archbold. But this time, it did. More...

 

News

Plenty Of Laughs In ACT Production Of Pink Panther

Veteran actors and newcomers provided one of the finest opening nights for Archbold Community Theatre, Friday, Nov. 30, during the comedy, The Pink Panther Strikes Again. More...

Discuss Ridgeville Park At Dec. 11 Public Meeting

The Ridgeville Park Board of Commissioners will host its first public meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ridgeville fire station. The meeting will help the board incorporate community desires into park plans. More...

Lawn Mower Is Power Source For Parade's Dancing Portable Toilet

This year's Archbold Parade of Lights featured many wonderful and unique entries, but one that has generated a lot of laughs wasn't the biggest, brightest, or most colorful. In fact, it was an outhouse. More...

Business

After Debate, Council Okays Zoning Changes

Archbold Village Council approved changes in the village zoning laws, including the controversial section about trees, bushes, and shrubs used for live screening. More...

Income Tax For 2007 Off By About $400,000

Archbold municipal income tax will end 2007 down by about $375,000 to $400,000, said Joan Lovejoy, village finance director. More...

Council Extends Rate Agreements To Firm

Archbold Village Council approved extending water rates for the ConAgra plant at the Monday night, Dec. 3 meeting. More...

Sports

11 Return On Archbold Wrestling Team

Brian Becher has spent the last five years at the helm of the Archbold wrestling program. For the first time in nine years, the Blue Streak mentor has no returning state qualifiers. More...

Streaks Crush Tigers In NWOAL Opener

Looking to rebound from an opening season loss to Wauseon, the Archbold boys basketball team declawed Liberty Center 69-35 in its Northwest Ohio Athletic League opener, Friday, Nov. 30. Archbold holds a 1-1 record, 1-0 in league action. More...

Streaks Hand Liberty Center First Defeat

The Archbold High School girls basketball team used an 11-0 second-quarter run to hand Liberty Center its first defeat of the season, 39-33, Thursday, Nov. 29. The Streaks started the week by dominating Fairview 70-40, Tuesday, Nov. 27. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude; The Angels Sing, childrens choir, directed by Linda Marihugh; Deb Neuenschwander, childrens challenge; Jesse and Cindy Kahler, lighting of advent candle, viola solo, O Come, More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 20: Angela Winchester, Archbold, boy; Guadalupe Ramirez, Liberty Center, boy; Amy and Michael Casillas, Wauseon, boy; Vicki and Kevin Schaffner, West Unity, boy. Nov. More...

Kern Named Kid That Cares

Hanna Kern, a fifth grader at Archbold Middle School, is the November "Kid That Cares" at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. The daughter of Chad and Tina Kern, Archbold, she has one sister, Lauren. More...