January 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Marty Merillat's Drag Racer Stands Up On Its Rear Wheels

A lot of guys say they have fast cars; Marty Merillat, of rural Archbold, has the real deal. His highlymodified Ford Mustang drag racer can cover a quarter mile from a standing start in about 8.8 seconds at more than 150 miles an hour. More...

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Obituaries

Michael P. "Mike" Rupp

Michael P. "Mike" Rupp, 60, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center, in Wauseon, after a long battle with leukemia. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 13 2:47 am: Traffic stop, lost truck driver, 1600 block S. Defiance St., gave directions. Jan. 14 9:48 am: Citation to Daniel M. Wheeler, 64, rural Stryker, improper lane, 1800 block S. Defiance St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Jan. 3 4:47 pm: 1100 block N. Buehrer St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. 5:13 pm: 500 block Buckeye St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Jan. 4 5:26 am: 300 block E. More...

Car Scratched, Rear Tires Slashed

Mindy Fairchild, a resident of East Gardens told Archbold Police her vehicle had been damaged in two separate incidents recently. Fairchild told officers that sometime between 11:30 pm Monday, Jan. 14, and 12:20 am Jan. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Melvin and Annagene Evers were married Jan. 25, 1958, in North Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon. They have three children: Tabb (Cindy) Evers, Napoleon; Tammy (Steven) Peters and Troy Evers, Archbold. More...

Honor Students

Four Archbold-area residents and one from Ridgeville Corners received academic honors at Kent State University for the fall, 2007 semester. Megan Hesterman, Ridgeville Corners, and Anna Strawn, rural Archbold, were named to the President's List. More...

Friesen Serves As Ministry Assistant

Kim Friesen, a 2006 Archbold High School graduate, is serving as a ministry assistant for the 2007-08 school year at Hesston (Kan.) College. The daughter of Kelvin and Jane Friesen, she is a sophomore. More...

Opinion

Commissioners Right

Not To Bow To Secretary Of State

Fulton County Commissioners are right to stand up to Jennifer Brunner, Ohio Secretary of State. Security problems were discovered in Ohio's touch screen voting machines, including the type used by Fulton County. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. More...

Sauder Village, Town Working On Playground

Two villages, the Village of Archbold and Sauder Village, will work together to create a new, small playground area on the Sauder Village campus, said Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director. More...

Alaina Ann Gerken, First Baby Of 2008, Is A Real Buckeye

Alaina Ann Gerken, the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2008, will have her choice of colleges when she grows up. Except for one. "She will not be going to Michigan," said her mother, Kate. More...

 

News

Rd. 19 Sidewalk Petition Fails; Seek Grant Funds

A petition to build sidewalks along the west side of Co. Rd. 19, from a point near the St. Rt. 2 intersection to the Norfolk Southern tracks on Pettisville's north side failed last week. More...

Candidates, Issues Face County Voters

The Fulton County Board of Elections has announced candidates for state representative and county offices running in the Tuesday, March 4 primary election. Also, there will be nine issues, including one countywide, voters will consider. More...

Local Theatre Group Performs Mystery

Mystery is in the air, when Archbold Community Theater presents A Murder is Announced, Feb. 22, 23, 29, March 1 and 2. More...

Business

Street Contractor Fined $19,500 For Const. Delay

Village of Archbold officials have withheld $19,500 from Brooks Contracting, Inc., the firm hired for the East Williams Street-North Lincoln Street reconstruction project. More...

FFA Students Attend Excellence Conference

Aaron Bernath, Lucas Hesterman, Travis Roehrig, and Aaron Wyse, of the Archbold FFA, participated in the Made For Excellence (MFE) Conference, Jan. 12-13 in Columbus. More...

Village Council Approves Appointments, Committees

There was only one change in mayoral appointments for 2008, Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, told council members at the Monday night, Jan. 21 meeting. After 14 years of service, Kathy Beck decided to step down from the Archbold Park Board. More...

Sports

Goering's Buzzer-Beater Lifts Streaks Over PH

Sets AHS Scoring Record At OG

Three ticks are left on the clock in the Patrick Henry House of Heat. Doug Krauss, Archbold head boys basketball coach, calls for a time-out. Justin Rupp inbounds the ball, which finds its way into Gene Goering's hands. More...

Streaks Defend Championship Title At Chuck Forward Duals

The 2008 Chuck Forward Duals trophy stayed in Archbold after the Blue and Gold posted a perfect 5-0 mark, Saturday, Jan. 19. The Streaks stand 25-10 overall. More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Dan Borcherdt, a 2005 AHS graduate and son of Bob and Judy Borcherdt, scored 13 points in Mount Vernon Nazarene University's 78-68 conference win over Shawnee State University, Saturday, Jan. 19. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude and offertory. Message, "God Will Direct Your Path," Stuart Rex, associate pastor. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 15: Sara Hahn, Wauseon, boy. Jan. 16: Lacie and Brock Fulk, Bryan, girl. Jan. 18: Janelle Buehrer, Wauseon, boy; Kisha and Andrew Genter, Archbold, girl; Michelle and Ryan Lilly, Delta, girl. Jan. More...

Organizations

LPDC Local Professional Development Committee for Archbold Area Schools, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7:30 a.m., Archbold High School guidance room, 600 Lafayette. More...