April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

PHS Student Wins Walter Scholarship

Majoring in accounting and studying music as a minor may seem an odd combination, but Alyssa Beck, a Pettisville High School senior, has a plan. And as Fulton County's Franklin B. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Helen Ruth Davidter

Helen Ruth Davidter, age 86, of Sylvania, passed away Friday, April 10, 2009, at Ebeid Hospice Residence. Helen was born to Sylvester J. and Emma R. (Schlatter) Grime on Feb. 6, 1923, in Archbold. She was a graduate of Davis Business College. More...

Virgie V. Aschliman

Virgie V. Aschliman, 83 years, of Stryker, passed away Friday morning, April 10, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Feb. 4, 1926, near Archbold, the daughter of Louis and Della (Stutzman) Riegsecker. More...

People

Buehrer, Schmidt To Wed June 27

Keith and Deb Buehrer, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin, Jackson, Mich., to Mark Schmidt, son of Harold and Kathy, Brooklyn, Mich. The bride-elect is a 2002 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Parents Announce Summer Wedding

Jim and Bonnie Badenhop, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Keri, to Luke Andrews, son of Dan and Maizie, Franklin, Ind. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Bloomer, Nafziger Plan May Wedding

David and Kathleen Donaldson, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Bloomer, to Gary Nafziger, son of Leslie and Annemarie, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Opinion

Reservoir Plans Should Move Forward

Archbold has benefited from many blessings, one of which is abundant, clean, and safe water. Thousands of people depend heavily upon our priceless water resource. Decades ago, Archbold nearly ran out of water. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 14, 1999 A group of community leaders from Archbold and the surrounding area are meeting during April and May to discuss the possibility of a community arts center, to be located in Archbold. More...

No Bikes Downtown

It's the law. No bicycles, skateboards, inline skates, or other personal wheeled conveyances on sidewalks in the Downtown Historic District. Archbold council banned such transportation on downtown sidewalks years ago. More...

$1.6 Million In The Red

Commissioners Face 2010 Budget Battle

Joe Short, president of the Fulton County Commissioners, said Monday evening the commissioners are discussing plans to slash $1.6 million from the 2010 county expenses. More...

Tax Levy Requests On May 5 Ballot

Officials Explain Library, Senior Center, German Township Levies

Joyce Klingelsmith, Archbold Community Library director; Skip Leupp, German Township trustee, and Sandy Griggs, director of the Fulton County Senior Center, made their cases for the property tax levies their entities are seeking on Tuesday, May 5. More...

AHS Thespians Take On Challenging Roles In The Music Man

Archbold High School thespians are tackling some challenging roles in the production of The Music Man. More...

 

News

Archbold Police Officer Rescues Dogs From Burning House Sat.

Joe Wyse, an Archbold police patrolman, rescued two dogs from a burning house at 202 South Street in Archbold about 2:44 am, Saturday, April 11. More...

Ripke, Rychener Retire From Pettisville Schools; New Cell Phone Policy Approved

David Ripke and Phil Rychener are retiring after eight decades of service to the Pettisville Local School District. The Pettisville School Board accepted their resignations at its Monday night, April 13, meeting. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 6 6:30 am: A car owned by Zenaida Vasquez, Colony Meadows, was parked on a street in the Colony Meadows complex, when it was struck by an unknown vehicle, which left the scene. April 7 4:44 pm: A car owned by Virgie J. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court US Bank National Association, Ft. Washington, Pa., plaintiff vs. Jerrid Burkheimer, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs. Gary Switlick, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Man Arrested On Disorderly Conduct, Other Charges Sat.

Juan Flores Saucedo, a resident of Colony Meadows, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct during a disturbance at his manufactured home about 10:48 pm, Saturday, April 11. Other charges against Saucedo are pending. More...

Sports

Streak Baseball Team Beats Wildcats, Locos

The Archbold baseball team recorded a pair of victories last week to up their record to 3-1. AHS dropped Napoleon 4-3, Wednesday, April 8, and in a Thursday, April 9 slugfest with Montpelier, the Blue Streaks recorded a 19-13 victory. More...

AHS Picks Up 3 Victories For 7-1 Record

The Archbold softball team picked up victories over Pettisville by an 11-1 count, Crestview 12-1, and Parkway 10-1, last week. The three wins up the Streaks' record to 7-1. More...

JV Baseball Sweeps Tinora

The Archbold junior varsity baseball team traveled to Tinora, Saturday, April 11, and claimed two victories. Because of cold weather, each game was limited to five innings. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Prelude CD; Andy Wilhelm, piano offertory; Drama, The Hearing, by Les Gericke, Tim McQuade, Brendan Steider, Mark Wyse. Message, "Not Missing the Resurrection," Jesse Kahler. More...

Nofziger Is Resident Of The Month At Fairlawn

Berneda Nofziger is the April Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She was born on Feb. 15, 1918, to Harry and Sarah (Wyse) Wyse. She had three siblings: Pauline (Short), Sonny Wyse and Helen. Her father had cattle. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Court News April 4: Julie and David Weber, Archbold, girl; Stephanie Carpenter, Wauseon, boy. April 6: Jenny and Josh King, Archbold, boy. April 7: Mandi Shoemaker, Wauseon, boy; Brittany Robison, Wauseon, boy. More...