October 15, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

AHS Soccer Team Falls In Sectional Final

OG 5, AHS 0

The Archbold girls soccer team lost to Ottawa-Glandorf 5-0, Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Div. II sectional final at Ottawa-Glandorf. More...

Wild Stock Market Exciting, Frustrating For College Student

Kirk Weldy Learns Ups And Downs

For Kirk Weldy, a senior at Ashland University, watching the stock market for the last few days has been exciting and frustrating. Weldy, a 2005 Archbold High School graduate, is a member of the university's Eagle Investment Group. More...

Fulton, Henry Counties To Vote On Three Commissioner Races

Voters in Fulton and Henry counties have choices to make when it comes to county commissioners when they go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. In Fulton County, Michael T. More...

Henry County Board Preps For Election

Grace Speiser, Henry County Board of Elections director, said Tuesday, Oct. 14, the number of registered voters in Henry County stands at 20,145. The number of registered voters hasn't exceeded 20,000 in close to a decade, she said. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Phyllis Roederer

Phyllis Roederer, of St. Peters, Mo., died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at the age of 81. Dearest wife of the late Herbert Roederer; dear daughter of the late Jacob E. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 5 11:27 pm: Loud music, Colony Meadows, spoke, advised to turn it down. 7:08 pm: Domestic violence, 400 block Walnut St. Oct. 6 9:03 am: Citation issued to Nicole L. Tijerina-Davis, 16, Archbold, school bus, West Barre Rd. at West St. More...

Police Investigate Domestic Incidents

Archbold police officers investigated three domestic violence reports last week. One woman, Gwen Maria Maley, 29, was arrested on a domestic violence charge and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 11. More...

Cash Taken From Fairlawn

Sondra Bloom-Garn, North Palm Beach, Fla., told officers $180 in cash and a check were stolen from a purse at Fairlawn Haven Saturday, Oct. 4. More...

Sports

POP TABS FOR TYLER PRIEST

WEB EXTRA

Remember to bring your pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House to Friday's final home football game of the season when the Blue Streaks take on Wauseon. More...

Streaks Place 9th At State Golf Tournament

The Archbold golf team finished ninth in the Division III state golf championship at The Players Club at Foxfire Golf Club in Lockbourne, Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11. More...

Evergreen Beats Streaks To Win League Volleyball Title

Two teams entered the Thursday, Oct. 9 Northwest Ohio Athletic League volleyball match with undefeated league records. One team left undefeated in the league championship: Evergreen. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; piano offertory, Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us, Grace Diller. Message, "Three Eternal Things: Faith," Brad Bame, choral closing, Trust His Heart, church choir. More...

Nafziger Is Resident Of The Month At Fairlawn

Marian Nafziger is the October Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She was born to Jacob and Mary (Boshart) Christner on March 31, 1922. She grew up in Pigeon, Mich. with five brothers and four sisters. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 2: Tiffany Poorman, Ridgeville Corners, girl; Krystal Ramos, Wauseon, girl. Oct. 5: Lindsay and Ryan Parsons, Delta, boy; Alisha Ray, West Unity, boy. Oct. More...

Pettisville Volleyball Advances To District Final

PHS Def. Stryker 25-18, 25-15, 25-13

Pettisville defeated Stryker 25-18, 25-15, 25-13 in the Division IV district semifinal at PHS Tuesday night, Oct. 21. The Birds play the winner of the Edgerton district semifinal, either Edon or Antwerp, Saturday, Oct. 25, 5 p.m. at Napoleon. More...

ATV Accident Kills 2007 AHS Graduate

The Fulton County Sheriff office is investigating a fatal four-wheeler crash that occurred in Dover Township, Saturday, Oct. 18, at 12:43 p.m. More...

Streaks Fall To LC In Sectional Volleyball Final

LC Def. AHS 21-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-19

Liberty Center lost the first game 21-25, then won the next three 25-23, 25-22, 25-19 to capture a Div. III sectional championship at AHS, Saturday night, Oct. 18. The Tigers play Evergreen in the district semifinal at AHS, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Golf Team Ninth At State

The Archbold High School golf team finished ninth at the Division III state golf championships, Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11, in Lockbourne. It was the team's first-ever appearance at the state tournament. More...

Fall Election Promises Big Voter Turnout

Kathy Meyer, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said signs are that the Fall 2008 general election will be the biggest ever. "We're at the highest registered voter count we've ever had," she said. As of Tuesday, Oct. More...

Fall On The Farm

Sauder Village held "Fall on the Farm," Saturday, Oct. 11. Top: Draft horses Ace and King pull a plow through the field. They are owned by Chan Hutchinson, West Unity, and driven by "Hoover" Nofziger. Hutchinson said the dry ground was hard. More...

 

News

Sauder Woodworking To Pay Civil Penalty For OEPA Violations

K Sauder: "Violations Have Been Corrected"

Sauder Woodworking has agreed to pay a $15,600 civil penalty to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for nine hazardous waste violations. More...

Pettisville School Board Hears Building Questions

Concerns about seating in the new gym and proposed auditorium, and classroom needs for special education, were expressed to Pettisville School Board members, Monday night, Oct. 13. More...

Habitat For Humanity Holds Selection Meeting

Families interested in being selected for a low-cost new home through Habitat for Humanity of Fulton County must attend one of two meetings coming up. The group will hold its fall family selection meeting, Monday, Oct. More...

People

Couple To Marry Nov. 29 In Georgia

Christina Marie Sanders and Jacob Lantz Rufenacht, together with their parents, Wayne and Debra Sanders and Lonnie and Barb Rufenacht, announce their engagement and coming marriage. More...

Couple Announces Archbold Wedding

Lena Knipp, Ypsilanti, Mich., and Lucas Yedica, Ypsilanti, Mich., together with their parents, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Steve and Molly Knipp, Archbold. More...

Morelli, Phelps To Marry In Warren

Michael and Alice Morelli, Cortland, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elyse Cecelia, to Christopher James Phelps, son of William and Diane Phelps, Archbold. More...

Opinion

Chili Cookoff Serves Up Fun

The Chili Cookoff served up another big helping of fun for Archbold residents and guests, Saturday, Oct. 4. From lively music, to good food, to a chance to meet and mingle with friends, the event showcased Archbold at its best. More...

Avoid Voting Hassles

For voters in Ohio, it's now more convenient than ever to exercise a person's right as a registered voter to cast a ballot in the election. Since 2006, Ohioans have been able to cast their ballots early. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998 Brodie Nofziger, 3, and dad, Phil, get acquainted with the fire department mascot, Arial, according to a photograph. More...