December 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Baus: Water System, Downtown Rebuild Were Best Decisions

( Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series based on an interview with Larry Baus, who has served four terms on Archbold Village Council. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Chelsey Laine Grisier

Chelsey Laine Grisier, 20, of Archbold, passed away in her home, Tuesday evening, Dec. 18, 2007, after a hard-fought battle with brain cancer over the last year and a half. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 16 7:10 am: Representatives of Circle K reported a subject driving a white Mustang pumped $38 of gasoline and drove off. 8:15 am: Norfolk Southern crossing gates down, Defiance St., notified railroad traffic control. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Lori Benschoter, Wauseon, plaintiff, vs. James Benschoter, Maumee, defendant. Divorce. Melissa Flores, Archbold, and Jesus Flores, Archbold, petitioners. Dissolution. State of Ohio ex. rel., Patsy Duran, plaintiff, vs. More...

Thieves Hit Church Construction Site

A thief or thieves struck construction trailers parked at the Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church construction site. Archbold Police officers are investigating the incident, which occurred sometime between 2 pm Saturday, Dec. More...

Sports

Pirates Find No Booty In A-Town

The Continental Pirates, under Kevin Homier, head boys basketball coach, came sailing into Archbold, Thursday, Dec. 20, looking for a little pirate gold. More...

Streaks Split League Openers

The Archbold wrestling team traveled to Wauseon, Tuesday, Dec. 18, for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League tri-meet with the host Indians and Bryan. The Bears won, first defeating Wauseon 54-23, then dropping Archbold 57-20. More...

JR. HIGH SPORTS DIGEST

Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball

Archbold traveled to Fairview, Tuesday, Dec. 11, and came home with a 22-15 victory. Scoring were McKenzie Yoder, 8 points, 1 steal, 1 assist; Taylor Coressel, 4 points, 7 steals, 4 assists; Ella Weaver, 4 points, 1 steal; Amanda Lovejoy, 2 points. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Vicki Gramling, prelude; Brad Bame family, lighting Advent candle; offertory, Christmastime, by adult and kids choirs. Message, "Emmanuel: The Unexpected Gift," Brad Bame. More...

AHS Class Of '57 Celebrates 50 Years

The Archbold High School class of 1957 celebrated 50 years on Friday evening, Sept. 21, by attending a home Archbold football game. Saturday was spent in the home of Ron Fielitz eating, telling stories, and playing games. More...

Organizations

NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board building/facility committee, Thursday, Dec. 27, 3:30 p.m., Lugbill Bros., Inc., Archbold. More...

Algae Blamed For Bad Taste, Odor In Water

Blue-green algae growing in the small Archbold reservoir caused tap water to smell and taste odd. Customers of the Archbold Water Treatment Plant noticed the problem about two weeks ago; many were still talking about it last week. More...

Let's Do Lunch!

Healthy Options Vs. Taste Is Challenge For School Cafeteria

Sandy Babcock's life has turned out differently than the one she imagined as a Bryan High School student. "I was getting out of school," she said. "And now look at me." She's worked as a "lunch lady" in the Archbold schools for 14 years. More...

Cable To Archbold

New Developments On Cannonball Trail

Jay Budde, vice president of the Northwest Ohio Rails to Trails Association, revealed two new developments connected to the Wabash Cannonball Trail to members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, Monday, Dec. 17. More...

 

News

F&M Promotes Marilyn Bergstedt

Marilyn J. Bergstedt has been promoted to assistant vice president/office manager of the Farmers & Merchants State Bank Woodland Banking Center, Archbold. She has 13 years of experience at the bank and 30 years in the finance industry. More...

Frosty Morn

This tree on Archbold's north side received a coating of hoar frost Wednesday morning, Dec. 19.- photo by David Pugh More...

Fulton County Officials Still Working On Budget

Fulton County officials are still working on preparing the general fund budget for 2008, and as of last week, the operative word was "tight." Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said based on the best available figures, budget expenses exceed More...

People

Couple Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Eric and Marcia (Richer) Lehman were married on Dec. 25, 1982 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Pettisville. Rocky Miller, pastor, officiated the ceremony. More...

Stuckeys Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Art Stuckey and Mary Ellen Schaffner were married Jan. 4, 1958, in Fayette Methodist Church. E. E. Roberts and Walter Stuckey were officiating pastors. They have two sons, Dan (Julie) and Mark (Chrissy), Archbold; and two daughters, Mrs. More...

Borton, Mark Plan Wedding In Mexico

Dan and Nancy Borton, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Ann Borton, Columbus, to Joel Robert Mark, Alexandria, Va., son of Alan and Julie Mark, Washington Court House. More...

Opinion

2007: A Difficult Year

This year, 2007, was certainly one of mixed messages. If nothing else, 2007 will be remembered as the year ConAgra, the former La Choy plant, panicked Archbold. Out-of-town corporate officials decided to close the Archbold plant. More...

Wage Hikes: Consider The Whole Story

Archbold Village Council recently granted its employees wage hikes of up to 2.75%. The Archbold Library Board granted employees 3%. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 25, 1997 In a featured Christmas article, four local ministers recall memorable Christmases: Wayne Pipkin, Central Mennonite Church, Archbold; John Horning, Pettisville Missionary Church; Steve Schick, St. More...