March 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Bloodmobile

Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, March 18, 12-6 p.m., Archbold Knights of Columbus, 700 W. Lutz Rd, Archbold. More...

Enough Road Salt Left, Officials Say

Enough road salt remains to get through the rest of the winter, officials of the Village of Archbold, German Township, Fulton County, and the Ohio Department of Transportation said this week. "We're sitting pretty good. More...

Change PHS Graduation Date For Class Of 2009?

Pettisville School Board members approved district calendars for the next two school years at the regular board meeting Monday night, March 10. More...

Streaks Fall Short For Berth In Final Four

The Archbold Blue Streaks' dreams of a return trip to the Div. III state boys basketball tournament were dashed by Ottawa- Glandorf, Sunday, March 9. The Titans defeated the Streaks 69-58 to win the regional championship at Bowling Green. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

William P. “Bill” Arthur

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Martha E. Sullivan

Stryker: Martha E. Sullivan, 90, of rural Stryker, Ohio, died Wednesday morning, March 5, 2008 in Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. She was born in Delta, Ohio on Oct. 11, 1917 to the late John Richard and Ella Opal (Huyck) Green. More...

Pearl N. Miller- Roth 1906-2008

Pearl peacefully passed away on March 1 at Heatherdowns Convalescent Center in Toledo. Until a year ago she was quite active for her age. More...

People

Lohses Celebrate 35th Anniversary

Eldor W. Lohse, Archbold, and Judyth Cranson, Coldwater, Mich., were married March 18, 1973 by Carl E. Benning, pastor, at St. John Lutheran Church, St. Rts. 6 and 66, rural Stryker. More...

Kings Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Luana Sue Beck, daughter of Charles and Arva, and Peter Dee King, son of Lawrence and Berneda, were married on March 19, 1983, in a ceremony at Lockport Mennonite Church. The ceremony was officiated by Rocky Miller and Keith Leinbach. More...

Honor Students

Several students from Archbold, or formerly of Archbold, have been named to the Dean's List at Ohio Northern University for the winter quarter of 2007-08. •Jacquelyn R. More...

Opinion

Cooperation Saves Local Jobs

Recently, Archbold Village Council allowed Napoleon Lynx to reduce the number of workers covered by an enterprise zone tax abatement agreement. The company promised to add 30 jobs to its payroll, in return for about $1.2 million tax savings. More...

We've Come A Long Way

There were many predictions for the 21st century that didn't come true. Remember the personal flying machine where everyone would fly around in thin air, above and below the clouds. It's a good thing it never happened. More...

Letter To The Editor

It isn't surprising that Archbold is envied by all the communities in northwest Ohio. More...

OTTAWA-GLANDORF WINS DIV. III STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

OG 62, Sugarcreek Garaway 44

Before a crowd of 13,371, Ottawa-Glandorf defeated Sugarcreek Garaway 62-44 for the Div. III state championship today, Saturday, March 15. More...

Paid Obituary

William P.

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BREAKING NEWS

Archbold Egg Hunt Postponed

Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, announced that the Archbold Flashlight Easter Egg hunt has been postponed, due to conditions in Ruihley Park. Weather conditions have left the park too muddy for the event. More...

Makeup Days Set For Local Schools

Pettisville Students Lose Vacation Day; Archbold Adds To End Of Year

Archbold and Pettisville school districts have used their allotment of snow days, and now must begin making up days missed. More...

Measurable Snowfall

Full Story

Ash-Tree Killing Insect Found In Village

The Emerald Ash Borer, an ash tree-killing insect from Asia, has been found in Archbold's Woodland Park. More...

 

News

PHS Presents The Wiz

Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North, left, played by Alyssa Beck, tells Dorothy, played by Anna Borton, how to get to the Wiz, in a dress rehearsal for the Pettisville High School production of The Wiz. More...

Weather Doesn't Hamper Primary Voter Turnout

Voter turnout for the Tuesday, March 4 primary election apparently wasn't hampered by the weather. Brett Kolb, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said 44.5% of eligible voters in Fulton County reported to their polling places. More...

Pettisville School Board Okays Contracts For Lane, Leppelmeier

The Pettisville high school principal and athletic director were offered new multi-year contracts following an executive session meeting by the Pettisville school board, Monday night, March 10. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 2 1:50 am: Citation to Emilio J. Gracia, 19, Archbold, control of vehicle, and DUI, 400 block Murbach St. 8:30 pm: Theft of wallet, East Gardens. March 3 10:25 am: Report of drive off, Friendship Food Mart, subject returned and paid. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Larry Smith, Fayette, and Crystal Smith, Morenci, Mich., petitioners. Dissolution. Sherry Roberts, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Eric Roberts, Sr., Tuscaloosa, Ala., defendant. Divorce. More...

Sheriff Dept. Reports Crashes

Fulton County Sheriff Department filed two reports of vehicle mishaps on Monday, March 3. Danielle Cook, 22, Napoleon, was driving a car eastbound on Co. Rd B at about 11:16 pm, when it went out of control and struck a ditch. More...

Sports

Boys State Basketball Championships

OG WINS DIV. III STATE CHAMPIONSHIP; Chillicothe Beats Toledo Libbey 70-69 In Overtime For Div. II Title; New Knoxville Wins Div. IV Title; Newark Wins Div. I Title

Before a crowd of 13,371, 13th-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf (23-5) defeated third-ranked Sugarcreek Garaway (24-4) 62-44 for the Div. III state championship today, Saturday, March 15. More...

Streaks Top Royals In Regional Semi

Bowling Green State University Anderson Arena: home of the Division III regional championship. Four teams enter, one team leaves. More...

Goering First Team All-NWOAL

All five starters on the Archbold varsity boys basketball team have received Northwest Ohio Athletic League honors. Gene Goering, senior, was named First Team All-NWOAL. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude. Choral offertory, "Were You there?" Message, "The Road To Calvary: Arrested and Tried," Stuart Rex. More...

Sixty Friends Meet At Fla. Breakfast

According to Lowell Short a "larger than usual group" attended an Archbold breakfast in Florida, Thursday, Feb. 28. It is annually held at the Christen Retreat Center, near Bradenton. More...

Organizations

Farm Bureau Fulton County Farm Bureau Family Fun Night, Saturday, March 29, 6 p.m., Wauseon High School. Potluck dinner. Doors open 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., pool opens 7:30 p.m. Free to all Farm Bureau Family members and friends. More...