April 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Arbor Day, 2008

The Village of Archbold held its annual Arbor Day celebration Friday, April 25, at Memorial Park. Fifth graders from Archbold Middle School assisted workers from the Archbold Street Department in planting a tree near the baseball diamonds. More...

Hostetler Running Into Pettisville History

Tanner Hostetler is fast finding her place in the Pettisville School District history books, and she achieved that place by being fast. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ronald Dean "Ron" Cline

Ronald Dean "Ron" Cline, 67, of Bryan and formerly of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, May 3, 2008 at the Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan. More...

Josey Yordy Baer

Josey Yordy Baer passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona. During Josey's 4 1/2 years, she left a wide swath of love in her wake. Even through her wordlessness, she taught us a lot about how to live. More...

Alfred P. Furko

Alfred P. Furko, age 63 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, April 27, 2008, at the Toledo Hospital, where he was a patient nine days. He was born Nov. 5, 1944, at Oakmont, Pa., a son of Joseph and Mary (Siplive) Furko Sr. More...

People

Couple Planning June 7 Wedding

Gary and Sandra Aeschliman, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Renee Aeschliman to Jason Robert Mansfield, son of Robert and Kathleen Mansfield, Wauseon. More...

Skyrm, King To Marry In Goshen

George and Kristine Skyrm III, Goshen, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Elizabeth Skyrm to Brian Matthew King, Goshen, Ind., son of Darrel and Carolyn King, Archbold. More...

County Unemployment Reaches 8% In March

Unemployment in Fulton County jumped six-tenths of a percentage point in March, reaching 8.3%, as estimated by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. More...

Opinion

Graduation/Prom Season: Keep Youth Sober And Safe

There are good traditions and bad traditions. One of the worst is the use of alcohol by teenagers. Each year, while young people enjoy the prom and graduation season, there is the pressure to consume alcoholic beverages. More...

Pet Peeves That Make Us Growl

A pet peeve is a particular and often continual annoyance. In daily life, there are things that bother everyone, and there is little or nothing to do about them. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 29, 1998 Ken Cline, superintendent at Archbold, and Steve Switzer, superintendent at Pettisville, don't know how much money their districts will get if Issue Two passes. More...

Photo of the Day

2008 AHS Prom: "Hollywood Romance"

Justin Hines, a senior at Archbold, dips date Kaitlin Switzer, Defiance, at the AHS Prom, Saturday, May 3. Click on the Big Blue Button above to see and purchase additional AHS or PHS prom photos. More...

Council Rebuilds Southeast Streets, Plans Extensions

Archbold Village Council members lay out capital improvement plans five years in advance. But village officials said last week plans change so much, they're only really comfortable talking about two years: this year, and 2009. More...

Vonier Retires After 32 Years In School Bus Driver's Seat

Retiring after 32 years of driving a bus for Archbold schools, Karen Vonier has many stories to share. Vonier started driving bus at the suggestion of her father, who also drove bus for many years. More...

Display 400+ Quilts At 32nd Annual Sauder Village Show

Sauder Village opened its 32nd annual quilt show and the 2008 season, yesterday, Tuesday, April 29. More...

 

News

School Board Adjusts Salary Of Principal

The Archbold Area School Board adjusted the salary of Tim Meister, Archbold High School Principal, at its Monday night, April 21 meeting,. The board adjusted administrator salaries in March. More...

TE Rate Hike Waiting For PUCO Action

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is considering a rate hike for the distribution of electricity that could drive up an average electric bill by $9 per month. More...

PHS Accounting Students Bring Home Awards

Eight Pettisville High School accounting students earned awards in an accounting competition sponsored by the University of Findlay earlier this month. Breanna Holsopple, a junior, earned first place in the Accounting 1 division. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 20 10:34 pm: Noise, Colony Meadows, advised to keep it down. April 21 8:30 am: Trash left at leaf drop-off site, Archbold Industrial Park, located subject, advised him not to leave trash at site again. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court State of Ohio ex. rel. William Brink vs. William St Germaine, Ashland, Wis., obligor. UIFSA. State of Ohio ex. rel. Tammy St Germaine, vs. William St Germaine, obligor. UIFSA. More...

Western Dist. Court News

( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second is legal speed. First dollar amount is fines; second, court costs.) Traffic Dusty M. More...

Sports

Streaks Split Week With Three Wins, Three Losses

The Archbold baseball team stayed busy last week with six games on its schedule. The Streaks opened the week with a 4-1 Northwest Ohio Athletic League loss at Liberty Center, Monday, April 21. More...

AHS Softball Ups Win Streak To 7

The Archbold varsity softball team outscored its opponents 51-3 and finished a perfect 5-0 last week. More...

JV Softball Goes 3-1

The Archbold junior varsity softball team opened its season Monday, March 31 when Otsego visited. Sarah Wyse pitched seven innings, giving up one run on two hits, three walks and 11 strikeouts as Archbold scored eight times for a victory. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Vicki Gramling, offertory; Natalie Rupp, special music, My Father's Heart. Message, "Who Are We? Known by Great Commandment-Love!" by Brad Bame; choir, Teach Me To Love. More...

Youth Group Donates To FISH

Members of St. John Lutheran Church's Youth in Action group, for youngsters grades 5-8, made a food donation to the Archbold FISH pantry Sunday, April 27. Funds for the donation came from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. More...

Zion Menn. Choir Performs In Fayette

Zion Mennonite Church choir, Archbold, performed in a concert at the Fayette Opera House, Sunday, April 27. It was part of the Glasgow Reed Organ Series. Jim Sauder has been the choir director for 30 years. More...