June 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Approves Street Repairs, Wind Turbine Ordinance, New Police Officer

Hiring a part-time police offi- cer, street superintendent, and approving street improvements were items discussed by Archbold Village Council, Monday evening, June 16. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Hazel B. Wheeler

Hazel B. Wheeler, age 99, of Archbold and formerly a longtime resident of Edon, died at 1:05 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2008, shortly after admittance to the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Mrs. More...

Timothy Thomas "Tom" Yoder

Timothy Thomas "Tom" Yoder, age 67 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 11, 2008, in his home, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 8, 1941 at LaJunta, Colo., a son of Timothy T. More...

Death Notices

David J. Browning, 65 Archbold, died June 10, 2008 at the Cleveland Clinic. More...

People

Carpenter, Smith To Wed August 9

Dan and Linda Beck, West Unity, and Tom and Bridget Smith, Bryan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Smith to Ryan Carpenter, son of Russell and Bonnie, Archbold. More...

Parents Announce June 21 Wedding

Joel and Beth Wanemacher, rural Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy, to Chris Baden, son of Kevin and Kathy, Ridgeville Corners. The bride-elect is a 2004 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Parents Announce Summer Wedding

Mark and Joan Crnkovic, Mentor, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter Jamie Crnkovic to Eric Fletcher, son of Debra and the late Dennis Fletcher, Ridgeville Corners. More...

Opinion

Bil-Jax Bucks Recession With New Lift

Pick up a regional newspaper or turn on your radio or television, and more often than not, the news is economic gloom and doom. Businesses failing. People losing jobs. Oil prices rising. Value of the dollar falling. It's disheartening. More...

Old Trees Need To Come Down

It was Joyce Kilmer, who, in 1913, penned his immortal poem, "Trees," in which he said, "I think I shall never see, a poem lovely as a tree." Trees are lovely things indeed, providing us with many benefits. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 17, 1998 Matt Hines and Duane Beck, fire department firefighters, took the 1934 Howe pumper truck on a test drive Sunday evening. More...

Problems Found In EMS Billing; Director Fired

The Fulton County Commissioners terminated Bob Hartman, Fulton County Emergency Medical Service-Emergency Management Agency director, Monday, June 16, after inaccuracies in billings for EMS runs were discovered. "Bob is a good person. More...

Hike AHS Sports Ticket Prices $1

First Price Hike In NWOAL In 12 Years, Deskins Reports

Ticket prices for athletic events at Archbold High School are going up $1 for students and adults as the result of a decision by the Archbold Area School Board. More...

Fairlawn Woodworkers Use Their Skills For Black Swamp Auction

Some local woodworkers have found a way to share their passion of working with wood, and at the same time, benefit others. The craftsmen have been working steadily on projects for the Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar. More...

 

News

Retirements Leave Four Openings To Fill At Pettisville School District

The Pettisville School Board is seeking to fill four open positions that were created by retirements. At the Monday, June 9, meeting, board members reviewed current openings. More...

Little Boy, Big Playground

Krayton Kern, 3, Archbold, has conquered one of the challenges of the Woodland Park playground, but there are many, many more. More...

New NSCC Budget Increase Under 1%

The Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees approved a new budget that increased less than 1% from the previous year. The action was taken at the Friday, June 6, board meeting at the college. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 8 12:45 am: Vandalism, Circle K. June 9 1:20 am: Traffic stop, verbal warning, failure to drive in marked lane, citation to Jose Luis Gutierrez, 31, Archbold, no operator license, 400 block N. Defiance St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Jeremy Varner, Defiance, and Tonia Varner, Archbold, petitioners. Dissolution. James Fletcher, Whitehouse, and Teresa Fletcher, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. Megan Anderson, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. More...

Crime Stopper

The Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help in solving the theft of approximately $3,400 in cash from Pahl's Redi Mix, Lyons. On Sunday, May 18, an employee discovered the office was ransacked and a cash drop box was missing. More...

Sports

Huffman Wins, But Loses Kart Race At Jackson

When John Huffman crossed the finish line in the stock heavy feature race at the Jackson, Mich., kart track Friday night, June 6, the nose of his kart was ahead of the nearest contender. More...

AHS Softball Players Receive Honors

Several Archbold varsity softball players received postseason honors recently. Adi Lange, an outfielder, was named second team All-State in Division III. It is the second year she was named second team All-State. More...

Sauder Village Golf Tournament A Great Success

Eighteen teams participated in the 11th annual "Tee it Up For Education" golf tournament, Saturday, June 7. Approximately $10,000 was raised to support Sauder Village and the Junior Historian Program. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Nancy Wyse, prelude; Kent and Angie (Schumacher) Morton, Missions Moment; offertory, I'm Standing On The Solid Rock by Mens Quartet. Message, "What We're About: Loving People," by Brad Bame. More...

AHS Class of 1988

Members of the Archbold High School Class of 1988 held their 20- year class reunion, Saturday, June 7, at the Heritage Inn, Archbold. More...

Bruns Top Fairlawn Resident

Ervin Bruns was named June Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven. He was born Nov.19, 1910, to John and Ema Bruns, Ridgeville Corners. He had three siblings. Ervin graduated from Ridgeville School. More...