November 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Friday Parade Of Lights Has More Than 50 Entries

Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said Monday this year's Parade of Lights has well over 50 entries. "I had to laugh. I signed up a helicopter and a cow on the same day," she said. That's the St. More...

Ruihley Park Scout Cabin Needs Floor

The Ruihley Park Scout Cabin needs work on the foundation that is expected to cost less than $10,000, Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks and Recreation director, said last week. More...

Commissioners Face General Fund Trouble

For what may be the first time ever, the Fulton County Commissioners are not starting the New Year with a final, approved general fund budget. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Irene M. Hahn

Irene M. Hahn, 87, of Archbold, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 28, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. More...

Jane Adaline Nelson

Jane Adaline Nelson, 82, of rural Napoleon, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Wednesday morning, Nov. 26, 2008. More...

Walter E. Stamm

Walter E. Stamm, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 21, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Dec. 10, 1919, near Archbold, the son of Fred and Huldah (Aeschliman) Stamm. More...

People

Couple Resides In Fayette

Whitney Alane Waack and Nicholas Lee Lavinder exchanged wedding vows in a candelight ceremony, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Shiloh Christian Union Church, Delta. Nick Tule, Wauseon, brotherin law of the bride, officiated. More...

Ribbon Cutting At Stella Leona

Officials from the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce and Stella Leona Artesian Chocolates, Pettisville, were on hand, Friday, Nov. 21, for the official ribbon cutting marking the opening of the business. More...

AHS National Honor Society Inducts 12

The Archbold High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 12 new members in a ceremony Tuesday, July 18, at the Archbold United Methodist Church. More...

Opinion

Be Thankful

When Thanksgiving morning 2008 dawns, it will find our nation, and our village, in difficult times. The country is gripped in an economic crisis that sees our wealth eroding, our business and industrial sectors heavily threatened. More...

Deskins Is Not The Problem

A storm is raging in our school between Archbold Area School District teachers and administrators. That storm seems to have found its lightning rod: David Deskins, the superintendent. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998 AHS marching band has been selected to march in the 1998 Marshall Field Jingle Elf Chicago Holiday Parade this Saturday, Nov. 28. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake

1 can pumpkin puree 3 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 small bag chocolate chips Cinnamon or pumpkin pie seasoning to taste Preheat oven to 350 deg More...

Developing Story

Archbold Man Shot

Details are sketchy, but the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said a 25-year-old Archbold man was shot while deer hunting about midday, Monday, Dec. 1. More...

BREAKING NEWS

Tony Warncke Named To Archbold Area Local School Board

Tony Warncke has been selected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of David K. Yoder on the Archbold Area Local School Board of Education. More...

Children, Adults Enjoy Kindergarten Feast

Each year, Archbold kindergarteners don paper costumes as pilgrims or Indians to recreate the first Thanksgiving Feast. Top left: Maria Oyer, in the black coat at right, prepares to take a picture at the elementary school, Friday, Nov. 21. More...

Baciks Grateful For Support During Daughter's Health Crisis

Nine-month-old Eliza Bacik stares intently at the stranger in her Archbold home with a wide-eyed look that only a baby can manage. More...

 

News

Official Election Count Smooth; Pettisville Bond Issue Stronger

The final official count of the Nov. 4 General Election didn't change any of the results of the unofficial election night count. However, the margin of victory of Pettisville's new school bond issue for a new school building increased. More...

ACT, Sauder Village Plan Murder Mystery Event

Sauder Village, in cooperation with Archbold Community Theatre, will present an audience participation murder mystery on New Year's Eve. "Wedding of the Year," by Eileen Moushey, features a wedding where everything goes wrong. More...

Commissioners Stand Firm On Early Retirement Incentive Plan

The Fulton County Commissioners have taken a firm stand on an early retirement incentive plan. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 16 3:02 am: Loud noises, Colony Meadows, advised to turn it down. 3:09 pm: 700 block W. Barre Rd., truck with open doors behind building, nothing tampered with. 3:23 pm: Theft of clothes from vehicle, 304 Murbach St. Nov. More...

Local Police Receive Two Reports Of Theft

A purse, which contained $30 in cash, has been stolen from Fairlawn Haven. The Archbold Police report on the theft states the purse was taken sometime between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 18. More...

Vandals Do $500 Damage In Restroom

Archbold police officers are investigating vandalism that occurred in the Ruihley Park men's restroom. Troy Double, an employee of the Parks and Recreation Department, reported that sometime between 3:30 pm, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Sports

Seven Streaks Return On AHS Girls Squad

The Archbold girls basketball team has a new, but familiar, face on the sidelines this year when the season begins. More...

AHS Boys Basketball Returns Three Letterwinners

The Archbold boys basketball team returns three letterwinners when the 2008-09 season kicks off. Returning for longtime mentor Doug Krauss are seniors David Rupp, Breon Price, and Paxson Miller. More...

Correction

Two Archbold football players were inadvertently omitted from last week's article listing Northwest Ohio Athletic League football honors. David Dominique, a senior linebacker, was named First Team-Defense. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Vicki Gramling, prelude; offertory, Forever. Message, "Greatness in the Kingdom of God," Jesse Kahler, youth pastor; choir anthem, Praise God From Whom. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 17: Courtney and Jeremie Fisher, Wauseon, girl. Nov. 18: Jamie and Neil Wyse, Archbold, girl; Alicia and Adam Ruch, Wauseon, girl. Nov. 19: Nicole and Jason Wendt, Napoleon, girl. More...

Feather Party Fun

Above, Matt Hines, a member of the Archbold Fire Department, shows a new thermal imager to Carol Morgan, Fayette, at the AFD feather party, Saturday, Nov. 22. The imager was purchased with proceeds from last year's feather party. More...