February 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Seniors Stipp, Fidler Are Inspiration To Others In First Year Of Wrestling

"This is about pushing yourself. It's about gaining mental toughness." At some point in life we have all accepted a challenge, tried something for the first time. More...

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Obituaries

Trudy S. Bischoff

Trudy S. Bischoff, age 55, of Angola, Ind., and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind. More...

Olga Roth

Olga Roth was born on Sept. 3, 1910, the fifth child of Olga and John Strech, in Riga, Mich. After elementary school, she became a telephone operator. More...

Evelyn "Evie" D. Allomong

Evelyn "Evie" D. Allomong, 55, Bryan, died Feb. 6, 2009, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Rick. A memorial service is today, Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Thompson Funeral Home, 204 E. Main St., Montpelier. More...

People

Couple Plannning Spring Wedding

Greg Short, Archbold, and Jill Van Horn, Bryan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacy Short, Hilliard, to Scott Van Eman, Hilliard, son of Dave and Sue Van Eman, Bluffton. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Quiz Results For Academic League

Results from the Monday, Feb. 2, Northern Buckeye Academic League quiz matches: At Bryan: Pettisville 28, Patrick Henry 13; PH 16, Fayette 9; Swanton 15, Fayette 12. At Archbold: Archbold 31, Napoleon 26; Archbold 30, Liberty Center 24. More...

Honor Students

Several area students are on the dean's list fall semester at Bluffton University. To qualify, students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.6. More...

Opinion

Praise The Good Samaritans

The Bible contains the story of the Good Samaritan, who finds a man, beaten and robbed, lying by the side of the road. Others had passed by the wounded man, but it was the Good Samaritan who cared for him. More...

Letters To The Editor

Re: Mennonite, Is Something Wrong? Overstatement is a poor substitute for truth. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999 The Memorial Park Kiddie Korral will become the home for a Toddler Town next summer, because the park board agreed to purchase the playground equipment at its Monday evening meeting. More...

Pettisville High School Homecoming Court

Members of the 2009 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience during the PHS- Ayersville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 7. More...

Deskins: State Money A Problem

"I am excited about some of the out-of-the-box thinking" represented by the education proposals put forward by Ted Strickland, Ohio governor. "The dilemma is where the funds will come from. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Income Tax Drops

Income tax revenue is down, and a proposed state budget hurts the Pettisville Local School District. Board members were given that information at the Monday night, Feb. 9, meeting. More...

NWOESC Building To Be Ready In Aug.

Dave Nafziger, president of Lugbill Bros., Inc., said the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center building, under construction in the Archbold Industrial Park, should be ready by early August. More...

Commissioners Approve Levy For Senior Center

The Fulton County Commissioners will direct the Fulton County Board of Elections to place a 1.1-mill property tax levy renewal on the May 5 special election ballot. The move came during the commissioner's regular meeting, Monday, Feb. 9. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 1 2:16 pm: Unwanted skateboarders, ConAgra, advised to leave. Feb. 2 8:10 am: Dog at large, 200 block E. Mechanic St., advised dog owner of ordinance. 8 pm: Report of vehicle passing stopped school bus, citation to Janelle M. More...

Burglars Hit Local Home

A thief made off with $2,431 from the home of Sullivan P. Rosario, 414A Vine St., Wednesday, Feb. 4. More...

Man Treated, Released After Rollover Crash

Cameron Q. Pool, 18, Bryan, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after he was in a single-vehicle rollover crash about 6:01 pm, Saturday, Jan. 31. More...

Sports

Streaks Cruise Past Indians For 9th Win

Archbold took to the road, Friday, Feb. 6, making the short trip to Wauseon to face the Indians, under Chad Burt, head coach. More...

Indians Defeat Streaks In Barnburner

Wauseon's Taylor Creager shot an arrow through the hearts of the Blue Streaks and their fans in The Thunderdome, Thursday, Feb. 5. More...

NWOAL Wrestling Tournament Sat.

The 46th annual Northwest Ohio Athletic League Wrestling Tournament begins at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, at Wauseon High School. Delta is the defending league champion. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Holy Is He, church choir. Message, "Improving Family Relationships, Jerry Lucas, guest speaker. Second service: Praiselude, worship through singing, offertory by Worship Team Band. More...

Dad Helps At 100 Day

Lee Waidelich helps his son, Heath, a Pettisville kindergartener, with a project during Pettisville Elementary's 100 Day, Friday, Feb. 6.- photo by David Pugh More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Feb. More...