April 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools, Government Cope With Record-High Gas, Diesel Prices

Just as every private vehicle needs regular fueling stops, so do all vehicles, including school buses and police patrol cars. With prices for gasoline and diesel hitting record highs, schools and other public entities are hit hard. More...

Fairlawn Auction Features Quilts, Handcrafted Wood Projects

Eye-catchers at the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction on Friday evening are not only colorful quilts and comforters, but beautifully handcrafted wooden items. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Clifford C. Nafziger

Clifford C. Nafziger, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, March 24, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. He was born Feb. More...

Carrie Miller

Carrie Miller, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 26, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since April 2, 2007. She was born Jan. More...

David Spotts

David Spotts, 23, Linville, Va., died March 30, 2008. Mr. Spotts was born on July 22, 1984, in Wauseon, Ohio and was the son of Craig and Marilyn Stuckey Spotts of Pettisville. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 23 No reports. March 24 12:35 pm: Report of subject yelling obscenities at children, 400 block High Street; spoke to subject, advised against practice. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Heather Baumgartner, Metamora, and James Baumgartner, Metamora, petitioners. Dissolution. Gladys Gonzales, Wauseon, and Erwin Gonzalez, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution, Jan Stevens, Archbold, plaintiff, vs. More...

Public Meetings

Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. More...

Opinion

Retail Merchants Heart Of Community

The heart of every community is its downtown. It's the place where citizens congregate for a cup of coffee at a restaurant, to shop or pick up something at a retail store, or drop in to see something displayed in a window. More...

Enforce Sidewalk Safety Law

For several years, Archbold law has prohibited bicycles, skateboards, and rollerblades on sidewalks in the historic district of downtown Archbold. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 1, 1998 Fulton County Health Center board would like to add on to the health center building, and as part of that, they would like to take over ownership of the structure and the land it sits upon. More...

Wind Test Tower Passes Hurdle

Commission Recommends Council Grant Permit; Questions Raised

The Archbold Planning Commission recommended Archbold Village Council approve a conditional use permit for a wind test tower, Monday night, March 31. One man questioned the installation. More...

Egg Hunts All They're Cracked Up To Be

Pettisville and Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunts may have been held after Easter, but the children who attended still enjoyed the thrill of the hunt. Top: Anna Wendt, 2, Ridgeville Corners, opens her eggs to find the surprises inside. More...

Two Archbold Schools Now Offer Breakfast

Now, students at the Archbold middle and high schools can get a nutritious breakfast, right in the school cafeteria. More...

 

News

Latta Meets With Fulton Co. Farmers

"It's important farmers have a strong voice in Congress," Robert E. Latta, U.S. More...

ConAgra Wins Award

The Archbold ConAgra plant displays two banners, the most recent given to the plant for earning the title, "Grocery Plant of the Quarter." The award honors plant workers for third quarter of fiscal year 2008. More...

Unemployment Falls Slightly In February

Unemployment in Fulton County fell by four-tenths (.4) of a percentage point during the month of February, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announced last week. More...

People

Archbold Girls Winners In Cheer Competitions

Hanna Blankenship and Rachel Brader, 12, Archbold, were winners in recent cheer team competitions. They, and several other local girls, are members of the Class Act All-Stars Competitive Cheer Team. Team members competed Feb. More...

Boating Course

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft offers a one-day Ohio Boating Education Course, Saturday, May 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at Ritter Park, Napoleon. More...

Pettisville Students Do Well In Science Event

Pettisville science students made a strong showing when fifteen Pettisville students advanced to the state competition during the District Science Fair, Saturday, March 30, at the University of Toledo. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: JoAnne Rupp, prelude; Tom and Carol McLennan, missions moment. Message, "Does Character Matter? Jesse Kahler. More...

Mable Stuckey Celebrates 100th Birthday At Fairlawn

Born on March 27, 1908, Mable Stuckey recently celebrated her 100th birthday at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. In the 1990s she moved to the Fairlawn complex. Born near Pettisville, she married Lloyd Gisel in 1931. More...

Gisel Top Fairlawn Resident

Fannie Gisel is the April Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She was born May 1, 1915 to Amandus and Malinda (Aeschliman) Short and lived a lifetime on the family farm, west of Archbold. More...