February 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Tournament Schedule

Wrestling

Div. III District tournament at Owens Community College, Feb. 22, 4 pm; Feb. 23, 10 am. Archbold has 8 wrestlers participating. More...

Friendly Fire

Fire was a friend Monday night, as Archbold firefighters conducted a controlled burn to remove an old house from village-owned property along East Lutz Road. More...

School May Get Wind Study Tower

German Township Trustees said their zoning code does not apply to, and will not restrict, a proposed wind study tower. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Colette Renee Reeb

Kelly, N.C.- Colette Renee Reeb, 48, died at 1:50 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008 in Kelly, N.C. She was born Sept. 16, 1959 in Ft. Wayne, Ind., the daughter of Maurice and Marilyn (Garmyn) Reeb. She was a 1977 graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Orville H. Graber

Orville H. Graber, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, Feb. 9, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee. He was born May 29, 1917, in Fulton County near Wauseon, a son of Harvey and Ida (Rupp) Graber Sr. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 3 12:30 pm: Cell phone found, Lafayette St. 7:03 pm: Leg brace found, E. Beech St. at West St. Feb. 4 12:47 am: Citation to David P. Reinhart, 33, rural Bryan, expired registration, DeGroff Ave. Feb. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Kay Wyse, VP Adriel Foster Care, Archbold, plaintiff vs. Dennis Meyer, Paulding, defendant. Other civil. Kay Wyse, VP Adriel Foster Care, Archbold, plaintiff vs. Lisa Meyer, Paulding, defendant. Other civil. More...

Mini-Pickup Truck Hits Utility Pole; Other Area Auto Accidents Reported

Troy L. Evers, 44, Archbold, was involved in a single-vehicle crash about 7 am Friday, Feb. 1, when the mini-pickup truck he was driving went out of control. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Evers was driving north on St. Rt. More...

Opinion

Zoning Ordinances Keep Up With The Times

Archbold officials are proving again that this community has forward-thinking government. Council is getting out in front of an issue before it becomes a community problem. Village officials are reviewing and studying possible zoning code changes. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998 Steve Switzer, superintendent of Pettisville Local School, told the board he finds the new state education budget very difficult to understand. More...

Photo

The Archbold Blue Streak boys basketball team defeated Genoa 69-54 in the Div. III regional final in Savage Hall at the University of Toledo, March 16, 1996. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Brownie Mud Puddle Cake 4 squares unsweetened baking chocolate 3.4 cup (1 1.2 sticks) butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 cup cold milk 1 package (4-serving size) chocolate flavor instant pudding More...

Tournament Schedules

Girls Basketball

Div. III District at Napoleon: Archbold vs Wayne Trace, Feb. 21, 6:15 pm; St. Henry vs Tinora, Feb. 21, 8 pm. Championship: Feb. 23, 7 pm. Div. IV District at Archbold: Stryker vs Kalida, Feb. 21, 6:15 pm; Pettisville vs Continental, Feb. More...

Tournament Schedules

Boys Basketball

Div. III Sectional at Defiance: Archbold vs Paulding-Montpelier winner, Feb. 22, 6:15 pm; Tinora vs Hicksville-Fairview winner, Feb. 22, 8 pm. Div. IV Sectional at Bryan: Pettisville vs Hilltop-N. Central winner, Feb. More...

Man Sells Blood For Love

Men Demonstrate Love In Unique Ways

Would you sell your blood for love? Phil Short did. In the summer of 1972, between his freshman and sophomore years at Penn State (Pa.) University, Short met Hazel "Cookie" Harriger at a Bible study near Sharon, Pa., where Cookie lived. More...

Flooding Closes Several County Roads

Stolen Road Sign Creates Danger

The person or persons who stole two road closed signs and barricades last week created a potentially deadly situation. Flooding throughout the county last week closed several roads. More...

 

News

Teaching The Teacher

Norma Thomas Herr, left, a watercolor painting artist and teacher from Wauseon, discusses a painting technique with Jody Dille, Napoleon, a teacher at the Archbold Elementary School. More...

Pettisville School District Value Down $1.5 Million

Steve Switzer, Pettisville Local School District superintendent, told members of the school board the overall property valuation of the district fell the past year by just over $1.5 million. More...

Henry County Commissioner Seats Up For Grabs

Henry County voters will have a chance to cast ballots for two Democratic and two Republican candidates during this year's Spring Primary election, Tuesday March 4. There are two county commissioner seats open. More...

Sports

Streaks Earn Outright NWOAL Title With Huge Win Over Delta

The Archbold boys basketball team and Doug Krauss, head coach, laid claim to an outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League title with a 71-29 drubbing of visiting Delta, Friday, Feb. 8. More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Dan Borcherdt, a 2005 AHS graduate and son of Bob and Judy Borcherdt, scored 14 points and had five assists in Mount Vernon Nazarene University's 84-66 American Mideast Conference South Division road vic- tory at Wilberforce University, Saturday, More...

Rufenacht, Short Claim NWOAL Titles

Northwest Ohio Athletic League wrestling teams converged at Patrick Henry, Saturday, Feb. 9 for the annual league wrestling meet, the final meet of the regular season. Team titles were won and individual crowns were passed out. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; choral offertory, Wonderful Grace of Jesus; drama, "The Box of Stones." Message, "A Day in Court: Coming Decision," Brad Bame. More...

Pool Tournament Winners

January pool tournament winners at Wyse Commons are, from left: Hank Schweinhagen, Ron Ruffer, Archie Fielitz.- courtesy photo More...

Vernon And Marie Frey Top Residents At Fairlawn

Vernon and Marie Frey were named February Residents of the Month. Vernon was born on Feb. 27, 1912 in the Wauseon area to Ezra and Cora (Miller) Frey. He had three brothers and two sisters. More...