April 9, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Fairlawn Benefit Raises $37,600

Committee members of the 43rd annual Fairlawn Auxiliary benefit found themselves rushing around Friday evening to set up more chairs for the auction. More...

AHS Presents"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

What happens when a man is looking for a wife when he really wants a full-time maid? What do you get if his six brothers are looking for a few good women, too? More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Robert W. Short

Robert W. Short died on April 1, 2008 at the age of 89 years. Robert was born to Albert and Eliza (Ligibel) Short on March 3, 1919 on the family farm in German Township near Archbold, Ohio, where he worked the soil his entire life. More...

Anna Rose Miller

Anna Rose Miller, 82, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, April 4, 2008 at Hillside Country Living near Bryan. Prior to her retirement she was a bookkeeper for Leichty Farm Equipment in Archbold. More...

Public Record

One Killed In Auto Crash

Marcos Gonzalez, 20, Metamora, was killed about 2:57 am, Tuesday, April 8, when the car he was driving crashed on St. Rt. 64, south of Co. Rd. S in Amboy Township. More...

Archbold Police Log

March 30 6 am: Vandalism, 700 West Barre Rd. March 31 9:15 am: Dispute between brothers, 400 block Middle St., advised each to leave the other alone. 1:55 pm: Vandalism, 812 West St. April 1 5:09 pm: Citation to Rebecca A. More...

Archbold EMS Log

March 20 8:15 pm: Sauder Heritage Inn, rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. 9:31 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. March 21 12:46 am: 23000 block Co. Rd. J, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

People

Millers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ivan and Joan (Morrison) Miller, Fayette, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 19, 2008. More...

Couple Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. David Schaffner will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Sunday, April 13, 2008. David Schaffner and Paula Sadler were married April 13, 1968 at First Baptist Church, Stryker, by John Reed. More...

Houck Joins Army

Zachariah P. Houck, a Pettisville High School student, has joined the United States Army. Houck, the son of James and Vickie, Co. Rd. 19, entered the service under the Army delayed enlistment program. He will report to Ft. More...

Opinion

Woodworking Heritage Part of Fairlawn Auction

Started 43 years ago as a fund-raiser to help residents in financial need at the Fairlawn Haven nursing home, the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction has attracted thousands of people interested in quality handmade quilts and comforters. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday April 8, 1998 Seven local pastors reflect on the meaning of Easter. Participating were Erich Christman, Ron Guengerich, Thomas McLennan, Mark Miller, Kent Jaquette, Wayne Pipkin, Wendy Miller. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude. Message, "Who Are We? A Needy People," Brad Bame. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; message same as the first service. More...

Organizations

MOPS Mothers of Preschoolers, Monday, April 14, 6:30 p.m., Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church, 300 Park St. Call Kim Kinsman, 419-445-0244, for information. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center March 29: Brandi and Kyle Light, McClure, girl; Alyssa Bly, Liberty Center, girl. March 31: Tonya Otley, Mc- Clure, boy. April 2: Jessica O'Leary, Lyons, boy. April 3: Angela and Seth Izor, Napoleon, boy. More...

Local Girl Wants Sidewalk Built To Archbold Hospital

Anyone who thinks Archbold village councilmen don't consider letters from constituents should talk to Bailey Grieser. More...

Auction, Fun For All Ages

The Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction raised more than $37,000, Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4. More...

Town Council Considers Refinancing

Archbold Village Council will seek bids for the refinancing of $5.35 million in debt, in an effort to save money on interest payments. More...

Got Flu?

Fulton County Flu Cases Up 700%

Influenza cases in Fulton County are up more than 700% in 2008 over 2007, but the number may be deceiving. More...

 

News

Flippers

David Eicher, left, and A.J. Schroeder, Archbold Fire Department firefighters, demonstrate their culinary skills by flipping pancakes during Archbold Fire Department pancake and sausage breakfast, Sunday, April 6 at the Ruihley Park Pavilion. More...

One Year Later

Wauseon Feels Impact Of Downtown Fire

A day Wauseon citizens will likely never forget is Saturday, April 14, 2007. About 300 firefighters and more than 20 fire departments, including Archbold, went to the county seat to battle a stubborn fire in downtown Wauseon's oldest buildings. More...

Grandmother Helps

Ann VanCuyk, Baltimore, Md., cut pancakes for Peter Galvin, 5, Charles Town, W. Va., during the Archbold Fire Department Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, held Sunday, April 6, at Ruihley Park Pavilion. More...

Business

Sweets For The Sweet

Tessa Waidelich, 9, left and big sister Claire, 12, have a big decision to make at the dessert table during the Fairlawn Auxiliary auction, Friday, April 4. The sisters are from Pettisville.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Fairlawn Special Care Unit For Special People

Alzheimer's is a particularly cruel disease, robbing victims of their memories, and even their ability to live independently. More...

Bryan Firm Low Bidder For Union Street Project

Lingvai Excavating, Bryan, won the bid to rebuild Archbold's Union Street. Council awarded the bid at the Monday night, April 7, meeting. More...

Sports

Streak Tracksters Dominate Swanton

The Archbold track teams finally opened their seasons, Thursday, April 3. Due to cold and windy weather earlier in the week, meets in Defiance and Napoleon were canceled. More...

Streak Softball Opens Season With Four Close Games

The Archbold softball team (1-3) opened the season with a 2-0 win over Otsego, Monday, March 31. The Streaks lost a 5-4 contest in eight innings to Defiance, Thursday, April 3, and dropped a Saturday, April 5 doubleheader at Napoleon, 5-4 and 4-3. More...

AHS Baseball Wins Opener

The Archbold baseball team (1-0) picked up a 10-5 seasonopening victory at North Central (0-3), Saturday, April 5. Breaking a scoreless deadlock, the Streaks exploded for five runs in the third and five more in the fifth. More...