January 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Those Without Medical Insurance Can Turn To County Free Clinic For Help

Who can the Free Medical Clinic of Fulton County help? The person in his 50s, who lost his job and health insurance. The young person, who needs a physical to start work but can't afford it. More...

NSCC Group Eyes Energy, Other Issues

The word, "sustainability," is a noun, meaning the property of being sustained. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Henry Judson Walter

Henry Judson Walter died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, in Sidney, Ohio, More...

DEATH NOTICES

Eva G. Flores, 82, Archbold, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier. She is survived by a sister, Hermina Jaurequi, Houston, Texas. Interment was in the Archbold Cemetery. More...

People

Parents Announce March 22 Wedding

Steve and Chris Rupp, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daugher Janessa Rupp to Luke Stuckey, son of Dan and Julie Stuckey, Archbold. More...

Friends In Florida To Meet Feb. 25

The annual friends of Archbold Florida breakfast is at the Christian Retreat in Bradenton, Fla. on Monday, Feb. 25 at 9 a.m. The annual event was started by Tom and Betty Scott, deceased, Archbold, and is well attended by many Archbold residents. More...

Planson Named To F&M Bank Board

Steven J. Planson, rural Stryker, is a new member of the board directors of the Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for the Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold. More...

Opinion

Villages Work Together For Playground

Officials of two villages, the Village of Archbold and Sauder Village, are working together to create an important new playground. Right now, the playground is only a concept, but paperwork has started to make it a reality. More...

Wind Cooperation Needed

Cooperation between the Village of Archbold and Sauder Village has set an outstanding example in long range plans for a playground at Sauder Village. Now it's time for three tax-supported entities to work for a similar successful plan. More...

Old Photo Corner

Snow covered the hoods of cars 30 years ago, Jan. 25, 1978, in the Rich used car lot on Stryker St., Archbold. More than 25 inches of snow fell during the great Blizzard of '78.- Buckeye file photo More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: JoAnne Rupp, prelude, Deb Neuenschwander, children's challenge, choral offertory, Seekers of Your Heart. Message, "A Day in Court: Coming Judgement," Brad Bame. More...

St. John's Christian Hosts Third Bible Quiz Meet

St. John's Christian Church, Archbold, hosted the third Bible Quiz meet of the season, Sunday, Jan. 27. Material quizzed over for the day was Acts 17:10 through 20:12. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee open meeting, Monday, Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Jill Clark, farmland preservation. More...

Henry Judson Walter

New Obituary

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Village Offers $240,000 Incentive For New Office Building Project

The Village of Archbold is offering up to $240,000 to the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center to build a new office building in the Archbold Industrial Park. More...

Happy Campers

Youngsters at St John's Christian Preschool had "Camping Day" last week. They had the chance to "pretend camp" in the church multi-purpose room. At top, youngsters, all ages four and five, warm their hands at the campfire. More...

Want To Vote March 4? Registration Deadline Near

Those who are not registered to vote, and wish to vote in the March 4 primary election, have until Monday, Feb. 4 to do so. More...

College Seniors Ready To Face "The Real World"

There's no denying it. Walking the graduation aisle with degree in hand feels great. It's the next step that's uncertain. Is it more advantageous to continue formal education, or enter the "real world?" To move away, or stay close? More...

News

Absentee Ballots Ready For Voters

Brett Kolb, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said county voters who wish to cast an absentee ballot in the March 4 primary election can do so now. "The deadline is Feb. 8, but we're ready now," he said. More...

Pettisville Homecoming Court

Pettisville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming when the Blackbirds host Hicksville, Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Public Record

Fire Chief Describes Fire Truck Search

The Archbold Fire Department toured one fire truck factory, saw some trucks, and will look at more, as they shop for a replacement for the aging aerial ladder truck. More...

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 20 12:15 pm: A car, driven by Elon H. Eash, 85, Archbold, was backing from a parking place at Circle K, and collided with a parked car owned by Christine L. Minnemeyer, Archbold. Jan. 21 7:23 am: burglary, 220 E. Williams St. More...

Truck Strikes Tree

Jonathan Gigax, 20, rural Archbold, was discharged from the Fulton County Health Center after the pickup truck he was driving struck a tree in the 26000 block of Co. Rd. D about 5:31 pm, Saturday, Jan. 26. More...

Sports

AHS Hands Indians First Loss In League

The Archbold girls basketball team played with intensity to break Wauseon's perfect record in the league, Thursday, Jan. 24 at Wauseon. The Streaks won 54-49 to improve to 5-3 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League and 13-5 overall. More...

Streaks Guarantee Share Of NWOAL Title With 53-45 Win Over Wauseon

Archbold wrapped up at least a share of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title, Friday, Jan. 25, defeating visiting Wauseon 53-45. The Streaks upped their record to 14-2, 7-0 in league play. The Indians fell to 11-3, 5-1 NWOAL. More...

AHS Wrestlers Finish 6-4 At Div. III Duals

Archbold made the long trek to Sandusky, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26 for the Division III Duals wrestling competition at Sandusky St. Mary Central Catholic High School. The two-day event has grown in popularity in its 13-year existence. More...