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Eight New Teachers Join Archbold Schools

Eight new teachers join the Archbold Area School District for the 2008-09 school year. Only six returned the newteacher questionnaire to the Buckeye. Kindergarten Jennifer Burkholder will teach kindergarten. More...

Principals Excited About New Year At Pettisville

The Pettisville Local School District buses are ready to go, the school buildings are clean, and the two principals are excited for school year 2008-09 to start. During the district school board meeting on Monday night, Aug. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Roger J. Miller

Roger J. Miller, 49, Camden, Mich., died Aug. 9, 2008 in his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1958, in Toledo to Karl and Ilena "Posey" Miller. He gradated from Northwest State Community College, Archbold, in farm management. More...

Death Notices

Joan E. Weber, 86, Archbold and formerly of Wauseon, died Aug. 6, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 3 11:43 pm: Suspicious vehicle, 1900 block S. Defiance St., advised six juveniles to call it a night. Aug. 4 8:32 pm: Citation to Daniel Alaniza, 48, Archbold for DUI and driving while license suspended. Aug. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Tammy Ward, Delta, and Bryan Ward, Defiance, petitioners. Dissolution. Pearle Perl-Jackson, Delta, plaintiff vs. Thomas Jackson, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Kim Rodriguez, Fayette, plaintiff vs. More...

Public Meetings

FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. More...

People

Litwiller, Voth Marry In Illinois

Elise S. Litwiller and Christopher D. Voth were married Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 4 p.m. at Hopedale Mennonite Church, Hopedale, Ill. Curt Walker officiated. Kevin Goertzen gave the meditation. More...

Kiesows Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Peter Kiesow and Anna Rose Nafziger were married Aug. 8, 1958 at Central Mennonite Church by Jesse J. Short. They have a daughter, Amy Austin, Pueblo, Colo. More...

Trumpet Blares

Jared Hite plays trumpet at the Archbold High School Blue Streak Marching Band camp, Thursday, Aug. 7. The band is getting ready for Friday night showtimes.- photo by David Pugh More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; Offertory, Savior, Like a Shepherd, Grace Diller. Message, "Handicaps," Bur Shilling, guest speaker. More...

AHS Class Of 1935 Reunion

The Archbold High School class of 1935 held its 73rd class reunion, Thursday, June 19, at a luncheon at the Home Restaurant, Archbold. Present were, front row from left: Jane (Kluepfel) Bell, Blanche (Wyse) Nafziger. More...

Organizations

LSS Card Party Lutheran Social Services "Pepper" party," Monday, Aug. 18, 1-4 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church Family Life Center, corner of St. Rts. 6 and 66, south of Archbold. More...

BREAKING NEWS

ARCHBOLD SCHOOL BOARD OPTS TO NOT GIVE MILLER GIRLS BASKETBALL COACHING JOB

Kevin "Scoop" Miller, Archbold girls basketball coach for 10 years, was not offered the coaching job for 2008-09 by the Archbold School Board. More...

New School For Pettisville?

Voters Decide Nov. 4

The Pettisville Local School Board voted to place a $4,830,000 bond issue for a new school building on the Nov. 4 ballot at the Monday night, Aug. 11, board meeting. More...

Band Camp Underway

The Archbold High School Blue Streak Marching Band has been busy preparing its 2008 show season. Top: Field commanders Hope Harvey, left, and Emily Fredrick lead at rehearsal. Bottom left: Brandon Lehman plays mellophone. More...

Archbold Ready For New Year; Elementary Packed

The floors are being waxed, supplies are trickling in, and teachers are preparing classrooms as the Archbold Area School district makes final preparations for the 2008-09 school year, which starts in one week. More...

 

News

Pettisville Schools Add Bus Stops

While Archbold school offi- cials are consolidating routes and looking to cut travel miles, Pettisville will add routes to its school bus schedule. More...

Children Having Summer Fun

Shylo Richardson, Madelynn Muntz, and Faith Wyse, all of Archbold, had fun climbing the structures in the Memorial Park Kiddie Corral late last month. Shylo and Madelynn are six years old; Faith is seven. More...

Election Deadline Approaches

Brett Kolb, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said the filing deadline for the Nov. 4 General Election is approaching. Deadline is Thursday, Aug. 21, at 4 pm. Kathy Meyer, deputy director of the Board of Elections, said Aug. More...

Business

Ohio Governor Wants To Head Off Sick Days Vote

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor continues to work to head off the Ohio Healthy Families Act, or HFA, before it gets to voters. More...

St. Rt. 66 Pavement Good, ODOT Says

The paving of St. Rt. 66, from the St. Rt. 2-Co. Rd. E intersection to US20A meets Ohio Department of Transportation specifications, Theresa Pollick, ODOT spokesman, said last week. More...

Ridgeville Community Day Raises $3,700 For Township

Ridgeville Community Day, Sunday, July 20, raised about $3,700, Cheryl Bostelman, one of the organizers, said last week. It was the first Community Day event in several years. "We had a good turnout," Bostelman said. More...

Sports

Four Return To Links At AHS

Kevin Miller, Archbold High School head golf coach, returns four letterwinners from last year's squad that finished 61-34, second in the sectional tournament, and 11th in the district. More...

Ready For Football

Christian Goering pulls in the football during two-a-day drills, Monday, Aug. 11. Archbold opens its season Friday, Aug. 20, when the Blue Streaks host Ayersville. Golf and tennis open their seasons this week. More...

Frey, Nofziger Sweep In Karts

Vance Nofziger, Pandora, formerly of Archbold, and Mark Frey, Archbold, swept their classes in kart racing action Friday night, Aug. 8, at the Jackson, Mich., track. More...

Opinion

Port Authority Good For Business

The establishment of the Regional Port Authority of Northwest Ohio, and Fulton County membership in the organization, provides another useful tool for economic development. More...

Other Editors Say...

Strickland's Challenge

The governor should not discount his power to shape the outcome of sick-day battle. Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, knows that the sick-day mandate proposed for the November ballot would be terrible for business and job creation in Ohio. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1998 Wayne Roth shows a certifi- cate that he flew in a restored B-17 WWII bomber. Roth had the experience at a fly-in at Defi ance County Airport. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Grilled Dinner Franks With Salsa Cruda

1 large tomato, seeded, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 tablespoons finely chopped green bell pepper 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, More...