September 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Scott Schultz Joins Son Chase On Coast Guard Sailing Ship

Scott Schultz, Archbold, spent four days last month sleeping in a tiny bunk bed, eating in shifts, and getting three minutes of water to take a shower. And he wouldn't have traded it for any other experience in the world. Scott spent Aug. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Leroy J. "Bill" Dominique

Leroy J. "Bill" Dominique, age 75 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 3, 2008, at the Archbold Hospital. He was born Jan. More...

Martha J. Stamm

Martha J. Stamm, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided the past month. She was born Feb. More...

Donald Wayne Ball

Donald Wayne Ball, 39, passed away Aug. 30, 2008 in Kempner, Texas. Don was born Aug. 20, 1969 in Morenci, Mich., to Earnest and Becky Ball. He graduated from Archbold High School in 1987. More...

People

Honeymoon In Florida

Luke Stuckey and Janessa Rupp exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m., March 22, 2008 at Archbold Evangelical Church. Drew Moser and James Swanson performed the marriage. More...

Company Loses Two Bids By Less Than $500

Diversified Road & Pipe, Maumee, couldn't buy a break recently. The firm bid on two construction projects, and lost both by a few hundred dollars. More...

Village Community Improvement Corporation Sells Land For NWOESC Building For $1

As an additional economic development incentive to the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center project, the Archbold Community Improvement Corporation agreed to sell 9.2 acres of land for $1. More...

Opinion

September 11, Seven Years Later

Seven years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, 19 terrorists stabbed America in the heart, flying airliners full of people into buildings full of people. The result was exactly what the 19 terrorists wanted: destruction, carnage, death - and fear. More...

What If Archbold Stores Closed Up?

It can happen. In some towns it has, because local people did most of their shopping out of town. We all know of communities with lots of empty stores. And, empty stores mean less tax support- a lot less! More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday Sept. 9, 1998 A.J. Genter showed the grand champion hog at the Fulton County Fair. Cole Weber was reserve champion. More...

Archbold Furniture Co. Returning To Hometown

Archbold Furniture Company will be returning to its hometown, after about 10 years in West Unity. It was announced at the Monday night, Sept. More...

Butterflies Tagged For Trip

Top, from left: Kelly Matthews, 13, and her mother Ruth, Pettisville, assist Pat Hayes, a monarch butterfly enthusiast and researcher, in tagging a monarch in preparation for its trip to Mexico. More...

Mystery Firm Silent After Sick Days Issue Removed

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Monday he had not heard back from the unnamed company that was considering bringing 500 jobs to Archbold. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Hosts Meeting; Residents Learn About Bond Issue

Pettisville students could be attending classes in an entirely new school building in the fall of 2010, according to information shared at a district meeting Monday night in the junior high gym. More...

Pettisville School Board Okays Retire-Rehire Deal

Personnel items were at the top of the list for Pettisville School Board during the Monday night, Sept. 8, meeting. Charles Nafziger was offered a one-year contract as high school math teacher under the retire-and-rehire provision of state law. More...

Fair Fun

Alec Rychener, 4, Pettisville, has fun on a kiddie motorcycle at the Fulton County Fair.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 31 1:47 pm: Auto theft, 300 block E. Mechanic St. 4:27 pm: Theft from vehicle, Beck Transportation. Sept. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Debra Ostrander, Delta, plaintiff vs. Kenneth Lingler, Swanton, defendant. Domestic violence. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Denice Humphries, plaintiff vs. Kenneth Humphries, Forest City, N.C., obligor. UIFSA. More...

Public Meetings

School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. More...

Sports

Pop Tabs For Tyler

Remember to bring your pop tabs to the AHS-Evergreen football game Friday night, Sept. 12. They'll be donated to the Ronald McDonald House. More...

Archbold Boys Sixth At Archbold Invite

The Archbold cross country teams hosted the Archbold Cross Country Invitational, Saturday Sept. 6. The Blue Streak boys placed sixth out of 15 teams with 151 points. Hilltop won with a low score of 58 Pettisville took second with 97. More...

AHS Wins Non-League Battle 18-12

Streak Defense Stifles Fairview

They have been known to have one of the most high-powered offenses in the area. They have been known to score outlandish points in victory after victory. Their quarterbacks have broken state-passing records year after year. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; Danielle Rupp, missions moment; offertory, Mens Quartet. Message, "Hope Revealed! God's People," by Brad Bame. More...

Christ Community Church Begins Ladies Bible Study

Christ Community Church, Ridgeville Corners, starts a seven week interdenominational ladies Bible study, Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The topic is "Stepping Up" using the Psalms of Ascent. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 29: Kerry and Matthew Morris, Wauseon, boy. Aug. 30: Amber and Nate Lucas, Paulding, boy. Aug. 31: Melanie and Wendell Nofziger, Stryker, boy. Sept. More...