April 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

$240,000 Stimulus For Archbold

The Ohio Department of Transportation has allocated $240,000 in federal economic stimulus money to the repaving of South Defiance Street. More...

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Obituaries

Marguerite Yvonne Krause

Marguerite Yvonne Krause, age 89, of Caro, formerly of Blissfi eld, Mich., and Ridgeville Corners, went to be with her Savior, March 18, 2009. She was born in Richmond, Mich., on Sept. 25, 1919 to Edward and Bess Cory. More...

Paul G. Schaffner

Paul G. Schaffner, 85, of Fayette, passed away Thursday, March 26,2009, at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1923, in Fayette, the son of Earl V. and Helen (Quillet) Schaffner. More...

Lowell E. Short

Lowell E. Short, 84 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, March 27, 2009, at the Toledo Hospital. He was born June 20, 1924, in Archbold, the son of Sylvanus "Sox" Short and Viola (Eicher) Short, and married Jane King on March 23, 1947. More...

People

Couple Married In Kentucky Mar. 9

Mary Falvo and Brian Zuvers exchanged wedding vows March 9, 2009, in Finchville, Ky. The bride is the daughter of Floyd and Connie Vincent, Wauseon. She is a graduate of Northwest State Community College and owns a business. More...

Parents Announce May 23 Wedding

Gary and Robin Wyse, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Abby Leigh, to Caleb John Nafziger, Fayetteville, N.C., son of Leonard and Margaret Nafziger, rural Bryan, and the late Jo Nafziger. More...

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Rex and Dorothy Short, Archbold, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Rex Short and Dorothy Troyer exchanged wedding vows March 28, 1959, at the Evangelical Free Church, Wayland, Iowa. More...

Opinion

Time To End Old Tradition

There are many traditions. Some are good; some are not. It has been a tradition at the boards of some agencies for board members to vote with the majority. More...

Boat Proves Its Value

There is an odd dichotomy involving rescue equipment. Thousands, even hundreds of thousands, of dollars are spent purchasing something that hopefully, will never be needed. But, when it is, it needs to be there, ready to go, at a moment's notice. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 31, 1999 Fulton County property taxes have nearly doubled since 1987, according to figures from the Ohio Public Expenditure Council. More...

Stray Makes Dog-Gone Good Service Animal For Christenson

A special dog with a very special story visited the Archbold Elementary School, Friday, March 27. Andrea Christenson, rural Fayette, brought her service dog, Coco. More...

Archbold Easter Egg Hunt Set To Go Friday Nite

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, said everything will be ready for the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3, 8:30 pm. "We still have a few hundred more eggs to stuff," she said. The event will be held at 8:30 pm. More...

Lockport Wins 79-Team Bible Quizzing Invitational

Two Local Teams In Finals; First Time Since '69

A total of 79 Bible Quiz teams, some from as far away as Pennsylvania and Virginia, poured into Archbold High School, Saturday morning, March 28, for the Northwest Ohio Bible Quizzing Invitational. More...

 

News

Hospitals Could Face New State Franchise Fee

In a time when hospitals across the state are seeing revenues drop, Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, has proposed a new franchise fee. More...

Students Volunteer Time To Clean At Sauder Village

When 55 Pettisville High School students traveled on a music trip to Orlando, Fla., about 55 others were left behind. More...

Sale Of Evan Church Building Pending

Andy Brodbeck, chairman of the Archbold Evangelical Church elder board, said Tuesday there is an agreement for the sale of the former church building at the corner of Franklin and Park streets. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 22 2:35 pm: A representative of Archbold Main Stop reported a subject driving a red Honda, with front damage, pumped $15 worth of gasoline and drove off without paying. 6:20 pm: Domestic, 100 block Monumental St., verbal only. More...

Arrest Juvenile In Assault

A 17-year-old Archbold boy was arrested after he was allegedly involved in a fight with Edmund Austin Mackiewicz, 18, Archbold. Police were called to the 300 block of East Mechanic Street about 7:55 pm, Wednesday, March 25, to a report of a fight. More...

Medications Taken From Car

Chad Everly, Archbold, told police on Friday, March 27, that someone had stolen his wallet and prescription medications from his car. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said the auto was parked at his residence, 1304 S. Buehrer St. More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Returns Eight Letterwinners

The Archbold baseball team welcomes eight returning letterwinners from last year's squad that went 13-11, 4-4 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

Archbold Track Returns 35 Letterwinners

The Archbold track team is ready to sprint into action as 25-year mentor John Downey welcomes back 16 letterwinners on the girls team and 19 on the boys. More...

11 Letterwinners Return For Blue Streak Softball

Joe Frank, Archbold head softball coach, closed last season with a 21-7 record and was 7-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. With 11 returning letterwinners, this could be another exciting year for the Streaks. More...

Religion

Addington Studies Home Of Christianity In Italy

Nate Addington, AHS '05, spent spring break in Italy, but he wasn't on vacation. He was part of an Ashland University study tour to Florence, Assisi, and Rome. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Indescribable visual track. Message, "The Presence of God," Kurt Brodbeck. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center March 23: Kayle and Michael Vasko, Wauseon, boy. A daughter, Quinn Olivia, was born March 17, 2009, at Mc- Cullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital to Vince and Jill Frieden, Oxford. She weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long. More...