November 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Curtain Going Up For Archbold High School Actors

Archbold High School's fall play, Curtain Going Up, is a play about a play, said Belana Antar, an AHS senior and actress in the performance. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Benedict Bernard Britenriker

Benedict Bernard Britenriker, 67, of Flagler Beach, Fla., died Oct. 8, 2008. Ben was born April 22, 1941, in Stryker, to Grace (Dominique) and Edward J. Britenriker. Ben is survived by four children, Brian, Fort Wayne, Ind. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

October 26 12:49 pm: Burglary, Beck Transportation. Oct. 27 7 pm: Stolen campaign sign. Oct. 28 No reports. Oct. 29 3:15 pm: Juveniles misbehaving, 400 block E. Lutz Rd.; advised juveniles. More...

Trucking Firm Burglary Nets Cash For Thieves

Archbold police officers are investigating a burglary at Beck Transportation that resulted in the theft of an undisclosed amount of cash. A representative of the company told police on Sunday, Oct. More...

Archbold Fire Department Battles Workshop Blaze

The Archbold Fire Department called for assistance from Wauseon and Ridgeville fire departments to battle an early morning blaze in a storage building-workshop, Friday, Oct. 31. Jack Stover, 22081 Co. Rd. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Play Liberty-Benton In Regional Semifinal

Archbold meets Liberty-Benton at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8 for a Division V regional semifi nal at Bowling Green State University. It's the second straight year the Streaks have played the Eagles in a regional playoff game. More...

Blue Streaks Tame Tigers 26-6, Advance To Regional Semifinal

The experience of déjà vu is a compelling sense of familiarity, and also a sense of eeriness, strangeness, or weirdness. There certainly was familiarity when Archbold traveled to Tiger Stadium, Saturday, Nov. More...

Borton Places 21st At State Cross Country; Hostetler Finishes 41st

Austin Borton, a Pettisville senior, earned All-Ohio honors at the boys Division III state cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Scioto Downs race track in Columbus. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude, offertory. Message, "Remember?" Jesse Kahler, youth pastor. More...

Dress-up Fun

Left: Claire Baden, 3, Archbold, left, and her cousin Kaylen Behnfeldt, 2, Ridgeville Corners, have fun at the children's costume party held at the Ridgeville Legion, Tuesday, Oct. 28. Claire was a princess and Kaylen was a fairy. More...

Nafziger Named Top Resident At Fairlawn

Marjorie Nafziger was born to Enos and Dora (Neuhouser) Aeschliman on June 27, 1913, in rural Wauseon. She was their oldest child, having five younger brothers. Marjorie attended the Center Country School and one year at Pettisville High School. More...

BREAKING NEWS-WEB EXCLUSIVE

Yoder Resigns From Archbold School Board

David Yoder, a member of the Archbold Area School Board, has announced his resignation effective Monday, Nov. 17. More...

Breaking News - Div. V Football Playoffs

Liberty-Benton Defeats Archbold 42-10

Liberty-Benton (12-0) defeated Archbold 42-10 in their Division V regional semifinal at Bowling Green State University, Saturday, Nov. 8. LB plays Patrick Henry in a regional final, Saturday, Nov. 15. More...

Dick Selgo Named AHS Baseball Coach

Dick Selgo, Jr., Archbold, has been named the Archbold High School varsity baseball coach. The Archbold Area School Board named him to the post during a special meeting, Friday, Oct. 31. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Accepts Excellence Banner

Sue Westendorf, State Board of Education member, presented a banner recognizing Pettisville as an excellent school district prior to the Monday night, Nov. 3, board meeting. More...

Council Considers Name For Nameless New Street

Archbold Village Council tossed around several ideas, and briefly considered having schoolchildren get involved. But at the end of their Monday night, Nov. More...

Local Shepherd's Circle Is Subject Of Documentary

The Archbold Shepherd's Circle "is a real strong message of hope." That's what Robert Keith, of the 24K Media Group, Akron, said last month about the documentary film project he is preparing about Shepherd's Circle. More...

Business

Village Municipal Tax Down 6% From 2007

Archbold municipal income tax generated $321,186.52 during October, off $120,420.33, or about 27.27%, from October 2007. More...

S&S Express Gas Station Closes

S&S Oil Company, Auburn, Ind., closed the S&S Express gas station and convenience store, Thursday, Oct. 30. More...

County Unemployment Down

Fulton County unemployment fell to 7.8% in September, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family services announced last week. August unemployment was originally announced as 8.2%. More...

Opinion

Pettisville Voters Accept State Gift

Voters in the Pettisville Local School District thought enough of their children and school district to build a new school. It was a difficult decision, as it means an increase in property taxes in difficult economic times. More...

The World Believes In G.I. Joe

While America's economy stumbles along in difficult times, searching for its 21st Century path, it's important to remember some very important facts. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1998 Headline- Village Tax Hike Voted Down; Graf Wins Commissioner Race. The largest class in Archbold schools is the eighth grade. There are 131 students; last year there were 133. More...