December 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Snow And Ice

After about two inches of snow fell on the village, school was cancelled Wednesday, Dec. 5. That provided an opportunity for some sledding fun. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Arthur Y. "Art" Fish

Arthur Young "Art" Fish, age 94 years, died Saturday Dec. 8, 2007 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, Ohio where he had resided since Nov. 18, 2002. More...

Arlene G. Nelson

Arlene G. Nelson, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, Dec. 8, 2007, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since Sept. 8, 2003. More...

Death Notice

Frieda L. Nofziger, 89, Archbold, died Friday, Dec. 7. 2007, in Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Survivors include two brothers, Marvin Wayne Nofziger, Wauseon, and Donald "Pete" (Shirley) Nofziger, Archbold. More...

People

Leady Named Top Resident At Fairlawn Haven

Dorothy Leady is the Fairlawn Haven December Resident of the Month. She was born in 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and moved to Fairlawn in September 2004 when her health failed. Dorothy's father died shortly after she was born. More...

Four Generations Together for Thanksgiving

Sandra Grime, formerly of Archbold, gathered with four generations of family at a Thanksgiving celebration. Grime, who lives in Teller, Texas, holds her 5-month-old great-grandson, Brady Watkins. More...

Keeping Warm During The Parade

Eight-month-old Trinity Lauber and her parents Kris and Kristen Lauber are all bundled up to stay warm during the Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 23.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Opinion

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997 Mieka S. Crossgrove, 16, was killed when her car collided head-on with a fuel deliver truck in the 500 block of North Defiance Street at about 8:30 am Tuesday. More...

Do Your Part To Improve Our Local Economy

The news that the Archbold municipal income tax will finish 2007 as much as $400,000 behind the 2006 total is cause for concern. More...

Streaks vs Blackbirds

Growth & Maturity After 39 Years?

The reason regular-season boys basketball games between the Archbold Blue Streaks and the Pettisville Blackbirds were stopped 39 years ago had nothing to do with the players. More...

Latta Wins 5th District Congressional Race

Republican Wins Every County

Robert Latta, (R- Bowling Green) will take over the 5th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives once held by his father, after defeating challenger Robin Weirauch (DNapoleon) in a special election Tuesday, Dec. 11. More...

Ted Lange Nominated For Second Grammy

Ted Lange is one of the lucky ones. The Ridgeville Corners resident was nominated for a 2005 Grammy award with the band John Gora and Górale of Ontario, Canada. It seems like the Grammys would be the experience of a lifetime. More...

Work Continues On 2008 County Budget

Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said he is hard at work on a 2008 county general fund budget, which, as of last week, was about $600,000 in the hole. "The requests (for funds) are outpacing revenues," Hall said. More...

 

News

Ridgeville Twp. Eyes Fire Department Levy

Ridgeville Township Trustees are considering placing a onemill property tax levy on the March 2008 ballot for operation of the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Second Grade Rehearsal

Archbold Elementary School second graders rehearse for their Christmas program, "Super Gift from Heaven," Tuesday, Dec. 11. More...

German Township Zoning Hearings Are Scheduled

The German Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a meeting Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at 6:30 pm to consider two conditional use permits. One permit is to allow Steve and Debra Allen, 3255 Co. Rd. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 2 10:27 am: Paul Murcko, Archbold, reported that between 3 pm and 10 pm the previous day, his pickup truck was struck by an unknown vehicle while parked in the Frey & Sons lot, 106 Stryker St. Dec. 3 No reports. Dec. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Mortgage Electronic Registration, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs. Richard Bayless, Jr., Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Suntrust Mortgage, Inc., Richmond, Va., plaintiff vs. Anthony Lewis, Jr., Swanton, defendant. More...

Deer, Ice Cause Collisions; No Injuries

Slick roads and deer caused multiple auto mishaps but no injuries last week. Fulton County Sheriff Department reports state that ice caused the following mishaps Saturday, Dec. 1: - John D. More...

Sports

Archbold Picks Up A Pair Of Road Victories

The Archbold High School boys basketball team took to the road last week and brought home two victories. Traveling to Evergreen, Thursday, Dec. 6, the Streaks posted a 47-36 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory. More...

Streaks Defeat Rossford In OT, Fall To Vikings

The Archbold High School girls basketball team fought off Rossford for a 28-22 overtime win, Monday, Dec. 3. Coming back Friday, Dec. 7, the Streaks lost to Evergreen 49-30 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest and dropped to 5-2, 2-1 NWOAL. More...

Streaks Go 3-2 At Findlay Duals

The Archbold wrestling team, under Brian Becher, head coach, kicked off the season at the sixth annual Findlay Duals, Saturday, Dec. 8. The event attracts teams from all corners of the state and from all three divisions. More...

Religion

Fairlawn Names Alex Short Kid That Cares

Alex Short, son of Brad and Rachel Short, Archbold, is the December "Kid That Cares" at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Short has an older sister Abby and a dog Kipper. More...

Christmastime And Snow Go Hand-In-Hand

The decorated lantern and snow at Archbold Methodist Church, Ditto Street, make an especially beautiful picture.- photo by David Pugh More...

Organizations

LPDC Local Professional Development Committee for Archbold Area Schools, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 7:30 a.m., Archbold High School conference room, 600 Lafayette. AACC Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, noon luncheon meeting, Monday, Dec. 17. More...