October 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Saturday's Chili Cookoff Has 10 Entries

Nanette Buehrer, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said Monday the last few details are being worked out for Saturday's Chili Cookoff. More...

Hall Of Fame Inductees

The third class of inductees into the Archbold High School Athletic Hall of Fame are, front row from left: the late Jacob Spengler, represented by his son, Neil; Steve Rettig, AHS Class of 1968; Joe Wyse '89; Bruce Arthur '69; Paul Yoder '53. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

David R. Rand

David R. Rand, age 63, of rural West Unity, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 5, 2008, at Bryan Community Hospital. More...

Decon Pinkelman

Decon M. Pinkelman, 34, of Bowling Green, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008 in Janesville, Wis. More...

Dorothy M. Grieser

Dorothy M. Grieser, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, Sept. 28, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since 2005. She was born Aug. 22, 1912, near Archbold, the daughter of Daniel J. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Charles Wyse and Patricia Short were married on Oct. 3, 1948, at the bride's home in Archbold by D. Wyse Graber, the officiating pastor. More...

Grime, Rychener To Wed Nov. 29

Kenneth and Denise Grime, Delta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice, to Kurt Rychener, son of Jack and Carol Rychener, Pettisville. The bride-elect is a graduate of Delta High School. More...

Students Receive Commendation

Four area high school students, two from Archbold and two from Pettisville, have been named commended students by the National Merit Scholarship program. They are Ryan Christman and John Schoenhals, AHS, and James Baatz and Alyssa Beck, PHS. More...

Opinion

Brett Kolb Faces Big Challenge

Brett Kolb, new Fulton County Emergency Services director, faces a difficult challenge. He must restore the reputation of the county Emergency Medical Services department. Fortunately, EMS is not tarnished by any kind of service problem. More...

Letter To The Editor

I read with interest the editorial, "A Sad Sign for Archbold." I would like to address another drug problem that our youth of today face and that is alcohol. Yes…alcohol is also considered to be a drug. More...

Letter To The Editor

With the recent article on the group home getting the spotlight, one would hope that in a Christian community like Archbold, we could set aside our agendas of property value and restrictive covenants in support of a group of individuals who have th More...

Archbold Back In Contention For Unnamed Firm's Factory

Archbold is back in the running as a site for an unnamed company to locate a production facility. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said he and others met with offi cials of the company, Monday, Sept. 29, to continue talks. More...

AHS Golf Team Wins Sectional Title; First Time In 28 Years

The Archbold High School golf team beat Kalida by one stroke to win the Division III sectional golf tournament at Defiance, Thursday, Sept. 25. It was the first time since 1980-81 AHS won a sectional golf team title. More...

Free Clinic Patients Run Gamut From Chronic Diseases To Sniffles

Abuse Is Not A Problem

Patients seen by the Fulton County Free Clinic run the gamut. They range from persons with chronic diseases whose health won't let them work again, to young people who need a physical to start a job. More...

Harvest Started; Dry Summer Impacts Yields

Fulton County harvest season is underway, with farmers combining soybeans and some corn. More...

 

News

AHS Homecoming Bonfire Schedule

Tim Meister, Archbold High School principal, has announced the schedule for the Homecoming bonfire, tomorrow night, Thursday. More...

Pettisville Board To Discuss New Building

Members of the Pettisville School Board said they will host a series of Monday night meetings to discuss the proposed new school district building. The board is asking voters in the school district to approve a $4.8 million bond issue. More...

ACT Children's Production Draws Big First Night Crowd

Jolly Rogers and the Pirate Queen, the final Archbold Community Theatre production for 2008, drew a large crowd, opening night, Friday, Sept. 26. The annual children's show features 34 youngsters. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 22 12:46 am: Domestic, 500 block Jackson St. 9:15 am: Theft from vehicle, 300 block Park St. 3:14 pm: Domestic, Colony Meadows. Sept. 23 5:07 pm: Citation to Vernal Fugate, 65, Beattyville, Ky., no trucks, 100 block W. Lutz Rd. More...

Fight Involves Two Men; Charges Filed Against Both

Two men have been charged with disorderly conduct after they were involved in a fight at East Gardens Thursday, Sept. 25. Brent Cardwell, 29, of East Gardens, and Michael Turner, 30, Malinta, were cited with disorderly conduct. More...

Archbold Police Receive Three Reports Of Theft

A bicycle, wallet containing $70 in cash, and fuel were among the reported items stolen last week to the Archbold Police Department. Brad Bame, Archbold, told police on Monday, Sept. More...

Sports

Archbold Steamrolls Locomotives 48-22

The Archbold football team continued to roll, Friday, Sept. 26, defeating the visiting Montpelier Locomotives 48-22. The Streaks, rated third in Division V by the Associated Press, stay perfect at 6-0, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

AHS Golfers Win Sectional Tourney

First Sectional Title In 27 Years

In 2007, the Archbold High School golf team placed second in the Division III sectional tournament and advanced to district competition for the first time since 1992. More...

AHS Beats Wauseon, Ups NWOAL Record To 5-0

Archbold traveled to Wauseon, Tuesday, Sept. 23, for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League match with the Indians. The Streaks lost the first two games 13-25, 21-25, before roaring back to win the final three games 25-16, 25-23, 15-11. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Vicki Gramling, prelude; offertory, He's Been Faithful," church choir. Message, Hope Revealed! The Gospel of Revelation," Brad Bame. More...

West Clinton Celebrates 100 Years

This weekend, West Clinton Mennonite church will celebrate 100 years of ministry at the corner of Co. Rds. D and 18. The celebration begins Saturday evening with a meal served by the church youth group. More...

Shalom Ministries Raises Over $21,500

Allen Rutter, executive director of wellness and mediation for Shalom Ministries, said the organization's annual hog roast raised over $21,500. Last year, it was $14,000, Rutter said. More...