January 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Okays 4.18% Garbage Contract Hike

Archbold village councilmen approved a 4.18% hike in the cost of residential garbage collection during its Monday, Jan. 19 meeting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marjorie A. Nafziger

Marjorie A. Nafziger, age 95 years, of Pettisville, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 13, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born June 27, 1913, near Wauseon, the daughter of Enos and Dora (Neuhauser) Aeschliman. More...

Lucile Short

Lucile Short, 98, of Stryker, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 19, 2009 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Lucile had spent most of her life in the Stryker area, along with her husband, Earl, on the family farm. More...

Death Notices

Dorothy A. Nafziger, 83, Archbold, died Jan. 17, 2009, in her home. More...

People

Couple To Marry April 25

Robert and Roberta Eisel, Alvordton, and Scott and Audrey Burkholder, Archbold, announce the engagement of their children, Rachelle Marie Eisel and Edward Kenneth Burkholder. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Hilltop High School. More...

Phelps Has Starring Role In Barefoot In The Park

Bill Phelps, Archbold, has a starring role in the Archbold Community Theatre production of Barefoot In The Park, which will be presented March 6-7-13-14-15 at Giffey Hall, in the Ridgeville Corners Theatre District. More...

Miller To Compete For 2009 State Queen Title

Katie Lynn Miller, daughter of Mike and Deb, rural Ridgeville Corners, will compete for the 2009 Ohio Pork Industry Queen title at the Ohio Pork Congress in Columbus, Feb. 9-10. More...

Opinion

America Depends On Obama

Yesterday, the first African-American was inaugurated President of the United States. It marks an important milestone for a country long obsessed and consumed by poor race relations. More...

Other Editors Say...

Obama's Words Must Raise Hope While Asking Citizens To Take Responsibility

The speech. It's the kernel of substance Americans get on Inauguration Day, which is otherwise given over to the ceremony and symbolism marking the peaceful passing of power that separates the United States from, say, Somalia. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999 The fire department was called to assist at the wreck of three Conrail freight trains early Sunday morning, Jan. 17. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Citrus Salad With Mint Sugar

6 navel oranges 2 white grapefruits 2 pink grapefruits 1 pomegranate 1.2 cup packed fresh mint leaves 1.3 cup sugar Remove ends of citrus fruit with a sharp knife so fruit will sit flat on a cutting board. More...

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY. More...

Laptop Computers For Councilmen?

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, will look into the possibility of purchasing laptop computers for members of Archbold village council and Laurie Storrer, clerk of council. More...

Archbold Schools Have One Snow Day Left; Pettisville Has Four

The Archbold Area School District has used four of five snow days built into the calendar. Does that concern David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent? "Yes and no," he said. More...

 

News

Arend: Get Local Companies Out Of Auto Supply Business

Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, said Fulton County industries need to get out of the automobile business. Many county manufacturing firms supply domestic and foreign carmakers. More...

Morton: Some Choose Not To Shovel Sidewalks

Archbold Village Council members talked, but came to no conclusions, about requiring people to shovel snow from village sidewalks. More...

Ribbon Cutting At Archbold Tanning Co.

While snowflakes were falling Saturday, Jan. 17, officials from the Village of Archbold and Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand to cut the ribbon at the Archbold Tanning Company, a new business located on East Mechanic Street. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 11 no reports. Jan. 12 12:53 pm: A parked United Parcel Service delivery truck was parked in the alley on the east side of the 200 block of N. Defiance St., about 30 feet south of E. Holland St. More...

Indicted On Sex Charges

Grand Jury Indicts Former Wauseon School Custodian

Kent D. Reichert, 60, Wauseon, a former custodian at Leggett Street Primary School, Wauseon, has been indicted for alleged sex crimes by the Fulton County Grand Jury. A press release from Scott A. More...

Woman Indicted For Passing Bad Checks

Kiki Lorann, 32, Toledo, was indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on one count each of theft and passing a bad check to an Archbold business. The grand jury handed down indictments against Lorann and others during a meeting, Monday, Jan. 12. More...

Sports

Streaks Sidetrack Locomotives 51-28

Last week, Mother Nature brought her winter fury to Northwest Ohio, dropping temperatures below zero with wind chills dropping temperatures even further. Those who made the journey to Montpelier in bitter temperatures, Thursday, Jan. More...

Streaks Shoot Down Birds 63-55

The Pettisville girls basketball team entered The Thunderdome at Archbold High School with hopes of keeping a perfect record, Saturday, Jan. 17. More...

Streaks Raise NWOAL Record To 4-0 With Win Over Montpelier

Archbold jumped out to a 16- 6 first-quarter advantage on its way to a 53-20 Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball victory over Montpelier, Friday, Jan. 16, in The Thunderdome. The Streaks raised their record to 10-3, 4-0 NWOAL. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; Grace Diller, piano offertory, Just As I Am. Message "Vision Casting," Stuart Rex. More...

Bible Quizzing Starts 2009 Season

Bible Quiz 2009 is in full swing at sponsoring area churches. This year youth participants are studying material from Genesis, chapters 1 to 30. Over 40 adults serve as coaches and quizzing staff. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 9: Angela Alvarez, Archbold, boy; Paige Stevens, Liberty Center, girl. Jan. 13: Jennifer and Mark Tester, Wauseon, boy; Kelly and John Stephens, Defiance, boy; Tiffany and Matthew Small, Napoleon, boy. More...