July 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Winning Contests Is Way Of Life For Local Woman

When you hear the words "sweepstakes prizes," do you ever wonder if anyone actually wins? Well, they do. Laurie Rohlf, rural Archbold, is one such lucky lady who has been winning sweepstakes for eight years. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Katherine B. Frey

Katherine B. Frey, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, July 19, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold More...

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. Mrs. Arnos was born in Henry County, Ohio on Oct. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 6 10:12 pm: Dog turned in from Co. Rd. 18, put dog in kennel, notified dog warden. July 7 7:45 pm: Traffic stop, subject on electric scooter, 300 block Ditto St., advised electric scooter can't be ridden on public right-of-way. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Chase Home Finance, Columbus, plaintiff vs. Chad Nofziger, Fayette, defendant. Foreclosure. Gregorio Torres, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. ConAgra Foods, Inc., Omaha, Neb. Workers compensation. More...

Public Meetings

School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, July 21, 5:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, July 21, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. More...

People

Griesers Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Roger Grieser and Karen Mohr were married July 19, 1958 in Delta United Methodist Church by Robert Marshall and William Nungester, the officiating ministers. More...

Metzlers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ralph and Carolyn Metzler were married July 5, 1958, in Central Mennonite Church, Archbold. Ross Metzler, father of the groom, and Jesse Short were the officiating pastors. More...

Parents Announce July 26 Wedding

Jerry and Tina Salinas, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ritney Ortega, to Keith Johnson, son of Floyd and Cherry, Fremont. The bride-elect is a 2005 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Opinion

Healthy Families Act Bad For Business, Bad For Workers

How did 500 new jobs in Archbold go from very possible to highly unlikely in the blink of an eye? The Ohio Healthy Families Act, a proposed law that would require employers to give workers paid sick days, is the reason. More...

Lock Your Doors

At one time Archbold was a quiet little community, where most everyone knew everyone, and doors were seldom locked. People often left the keys in their car. Bicycles and other toys were safe outside. Such days are gone. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 15, 1998 Officials of the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon have proposed a 50,000-squarefoot, $7.7-million two-building addition to the hospital. More...

DEVELOPING NEWS-Posted 7.18, 6pm.

Village Announces Downtown Closure

Bob Seaman, village engineer, and the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce announced North Defiance Street will be partially closed Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25. More...

DEVELOPING NEWS–Posted 7.18, 11:15 a.m.

Memorandum from David Deskins, Superintendent, Archbold Area Schools

It has been brought to my attention that, yesterday, a business in town received a phone call from someone who reported they worked for a publishing company and were advertising for athletic programs or posters on behalf of the Archbold schools or th More...

Healthy Families Group Responds To Possible Loss Of New Employer

Brian Dunn, campaign manager for the Ohio Healthy Families Coalition, said last week he would like to know the name of the company that has decided not to move to Archbold. More...

Unpaid EMS Bills Exceed $780,000

Fulton County is owed $781,297.16, for emergency medical services, but won't collect that much, Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said last week. More...

 

News

Funding For New School Building At Pettisville Studied By Board

The Pettisville School Board held lengthy discussions about funding for the proposed new school facility at its regular Monday night, July 14, board meeting. More...

Pettisville School District Administrators Get Raises

The Pettisville School Board granted pay increases of 2% to the school district administrators and support staff. The action followed a 90-minute executive session held at its Monday, July 14 meeting. More...

Summer Fun In Archbold

Above, Carlee Young, Wauseon, far left, and Keri Aeschliman, Wauseon, far right, show how to string green beans during Summer On The Farm at Sauder Village, Saturday, July 12. More...

Business

Recommend Conditional Use For Pet Spa Business

"I'm not the type of person who ever thought he would be in the doggie day care business," Clay Cameron, Wauseon, told members of the Archbold Planning Commission at the Monday night meeting, July 14. More...

Zoning Board Okays Office Building Variance

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals granted variances to Lugbill Brothers, Inc., Archbold, for a proposed office building in the Archbold Industrial Park. More...

Pettisville School Board Commends FFA Chapter

Two officers of the Pettisville chapter of the Future Farmers of America presented information to members of the Pettisville School Board at its Monday night, July 14 meeting. More...

Sports

Carp Fest Volleyball Tournaments Serve Up Fun, Competition

The trio of Brian Iott, Paul Iott, and Phil Wilkin won the Carp Festival three-on-three sand volleyball competition, Friday night, July 11. More...

Acme Baseball

Pettisville led Defiance 4-2 after the first inning, but Defiance scored four runs in the second and six in the third on its way to a 25-6 rout, Wednesday, July 9 in the District 1 ACME baseball tournament at Defiance High School. More...

12 Gold Softball

The U12 Gold softball team (5-3) played its league tournament last weekend. Eight teams participated in the double elimination tournament at Memorial Park in Archbold. Archbold faced Wauseon in its first game, Friday, July 11. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude; offertory How Deep The Father's Love For Us, by ladies ensemble. Message, "The Beginnings of Belief: The Restoration," by Brad Bame, communion. More...

Lockport Gazebo Honors Pastor

Members of Lockport Mennonite Church dedicated a new gazebo-style picnic shelter in honor of a former pastor last month. It has several picnic tables, benches, a grill, and accommodates 20 or more people. More...

Organizations

German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association, Sunday, July 20, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. More...