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Flood Water Fun

After more than two inches of rain fell on the Archbold area Wednesday night, July 2, these youngsters were out frolicking in the floodwaters the next day. More...

Council Okays New Street Light

Archbold Village Council agreed to order Toledo Edison to install a new street light at or near the End Times Harvest Church, 1205 North Defiance Street. Council came to that decision at the Monday night, July 7, meeting. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 29 7 am: Report of burglary, 212 Farmington Rd. 1:20 pm: Theft from vehicle, 216 Meadow Rd. 2:23 pm: Citation to Roy E. Donnelly, 59, Colton, for traffi c signal, N. Defiance St. at E. Holland St. More...

Grease Fire Damages Apartment

A fire in a Jane Court apartment did approximately $35,000 in damage and claimed the life of a family dog Sunday, July 6. More...

More Theft Reports In Archbold

There were four theft reports in the village of Archbold last week, two of which are similar to previous reports. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said the thefts could be connected. More...

People

Parents Announce August Wedding

Brent and Melanie Barnaby, Ft. Myers, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan, Archbold, to Jason Martz, Archbold, son of Bruce Martz, Wauseon, and Greg and Mary Knox, Archbold. More...

Honor Students

Several Archbold area students have been named to the Bowling Green State University dean's list for spring 2008. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher with 12 credit hours. More...

Frey Traveling To Costa Rica

Laura Frey, a 2005 Pettisville High School graduate and senior at Bluffton College, will travel to Costa Rica for the fall semester. A Spanish major, she is participating in a semester-abroad, cross-cultural experience. More...

Opinion

Pettisville Opportunity

Pettisville is a remarkable community, just as all Northwest Ohio communities are remarkable. It is a community filled with people who care about their town. The school is the center of life in Pettisville. More...

Keep Money At Home

With the local price of gasoline above $4 per gallon, and diesel fuel even more, Archbold and area residents are responding. They are responding as they always do when faced with a challenge; they are adapting and changing the way they live. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 8, 1998 Karen Rufenacht and David Wyse, property owners along West Lutz Road, told council about their concerns over a bike path, to be built on the north side of the street. More...

Recipe Corner

Black Velvet Truffles

6 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (60% cocoa) 2.3 cup heavy whipping cream 1.2 teaspoon double-strength vanilla 1. More...

Zesty Salmon Fillets With A Tandoori Crust

2 tablespoons Spicy Ginger & Garlic (Tandoori) Marinade & Grill Sauce 1.4 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1.8 cup oats 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1.2 teaspoon lemon zest 2 lemons, halved 1 1. More...

Sick Time Proposal Stops Possible 500-Job Development In Village

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said a company that could employ 500 workers in Archbold may not locate here due to the Ohio Healthy Families Act. More...

Ridgeville Corners Restarts Community Day Celebration

After a few years without a community-wide event, Ridgeville Corners will hold its Community Day, Sunday, July 20. More...

Additional Vendors Join Carp Fest Art In The Park

Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said registrations are up for the Archbold Carp Festival Art in the Park and Biz Expo programs. More...

Engineer Says Capital Projects On Target, Ahead Of Schedule

Archbold's three major capital improvement projects for 2008 are on schedule or ahead of schedule, Bob Seaman, village engineer, said Tuesday. Ohio Gas Company is relocating some gas mains in the Union Street area. More...

Summer On The Farm At Sauder Village

Sauder Village visitors will have the opportunity to try their hand at a wide variety of activities during "Summer on the Farm," Saturday, July 12. Visitors try everything from making rope to cranking an oldfashioned ice-cream freezer. More...

 

Obituaries

Esther L. Arnos

Esther L. Arnos, 84, of rural Stryker, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 9, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

Death Notices

Helen Marie Barnes, 84, Wauseon, died Sunday, July 6, 2008, at Fulton Manor, Wauseon. More...

Business

Muni Tax Down 1.85%

Gross receipts from the Archbold municipal income tax are down $42,115.10, or about 1.85%, for 2008 when compared to 2007. During the Monday night, July 7, Archbold Village Council meeting, council members learned total gross receipts for Jan. More...

Local Firm Wins Concrete Bid

Heer Excavating, rural Archbold, was the winning bidder for concrete street improvements and repairs. Archbold Village Council approved the company bid at the Monday night meeting, July 7. More...

Y&F Cushion Mfg. Moves To Wauseon

After five decades in Archbold, Y&F Cushion Manufacturing has been relocated to Wauseon. The company, started in 1956 by Elias Frey, was purchased by Pat Riley of Riley Tractor Parts, Wauseon. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

Pettisville and Archbold advanced to the district ACME tournament with wins in the Fulton County Sectional last week. In regular-season action, Archbold beat Liberty Center 13-4, Thursday, June 26. Corey Walker was the winning pitcher. More...

Playing In The Mud

THE FAM, a team made up of members of West Clinton Mennonite and Pettisville Missionary churches, won the Bullfrog Division of the Oozeball mud volleyball tournament during the Black Swamp Benefit at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. More...

Little League

Little League Team 1 traveled to Wauseon to play the Indian "B" team, Friday, June 27. The Streaks used a five-run fourth inning to propel them to a come-from-behind 9-7 win. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude and offertory. Message, "The Beginnings of Belief: After the Beginning," by Brad Bame. More...

Top Fairlawn Resident

Evelyn Wolken was named July Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. She was born to Andrew and Mary Peterson on Aug. 20, 1932 near Reliance, S.D. There were eight children. Her father was a farmer and raised wheat. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center June 27: Michelle Lane, Archbold, boy; Jacalyn and Anthony Martin, Archbold, girl. More...