April 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Board Rejects Bowling As AHS Varsity Sport

With one member absent, the Archbold Area School District board unanimously voted against implementing bowling as a high school varsity sport. The action came during the board meeting, Monday night, April 20. More...

Fayette Woman Helps Rescue Freighter Captain From Pirates

Randy Mellott, Fayette, reported that his stepdaughter, Melinda Gardner, said her duty aboard the USS Bainbridge was boring at first. "There was not much going on, and it was 110 to 115 degrees during the day," he said. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Todd D. Nafziger

Todd D. Nafziger, age 44, of Toledo and formerly of Archbold, passed away Wednesday evening, April 22, 2009 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. More...

Lowell W. Leu

Lowell W. Leu, age 66 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 15, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Jewell Taylor, 87, Clarkson, N.Y., and formerly of Archbold, died April 21, 2009. Survivors include two daughters. Arrangements are pending. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Glen Burkholder and Rose Clark, Stryker, were married on April 18, 1959 at First Baptist Church, Stryker, by Pastor John W. Reed. More...

Bruner Presents Research Project

Laura Bruner, PHS '05, will present her undergraduate research project at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Research Forum, Tuesday, April 21 at Ohio State University. More...

FFA News

Lucas Nofziger, Pettisville FFA, was recently presented the school's highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment award. More...

Opinion

TV Recycling An Important Lesson For Earth Day

Laura Bowman was born long after Earth Day was created, but she is living up to the spirit of the event. Earth Day, which is celebrated today, Wednesday, was established in 1970 to call attention to damage to the earth caused by pollution. More...

Budget Warning

"I'm tired of reading about budget cuts," someone opined at the Buckeye office recently. The latest news is that the Fulton County general fund budget has a defi- cit of $1.6 million. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 21, 1999 Council approved bids for new restrooms in Memorial Park, but rejected bids for an attached shelter house at its Monday night meeting. More...

Dance The Night Away

Prom-goers enjoy the evening at the annual Pettisville High School Prom, Saturday, April 18 at the school. Top: PHS juniors Jordyn Cerna, Jenna Lemley, Rosy Coronado, Krista Spiess, and Hailey Randolph break it down on the dance floor. More...

Administrator Salaries Are Local School Board Topic

Members of the Archbold Area School Board discussed, but took no action on, administrator salaries during the Monday night, April 20, meeting. Discussion of administrator salaries was held following an executive session that lasted about an hour. More...

Bowman Saves Earth From Old TV Toxins

Recycle, ReUse, Reduce

Laura Bowman, Archbold High School junior, said she has always been interested in recycling, and has lived a "green" lifestyle for a long time. More...

"Educated" Bug Chews Through Dictionary

An insect of some type got an education, of sorts, chewing its way through Shirley Wyse's 1968 copy of Webster's Dictionary. Wyse said the dictionary belonged to her son, the late Tony Wyse. It had been his college dictionary in the early 1970s. More...

 

News

NSCC To Demolish Metamora High School

Northwest State Community College has decided to throw in the towel on plans to renovate the former Metamora High School building to create a satellite campus. More...

Tax Abatement Okay For Stotzer Building

Archbold Village Council unanimously authorized a 10- year property tax abatement request for Bink LLC, a corporation owned by Max and Amy Smith Jr., at its Monday, April 20 meeting. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 12 12:22 am: Loud noises, East Gardens, advised subject to keep it down. April 13 No reports. April 14 2:17 pm: Theft, Archbold Furniture Company. April 15 7:26 am: Theft, Nolan Prkwy. 9:34 pm: Vandalism, 430 Park St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Haley Houck, Wauseon, and Josiah Houck, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Amber VanGunten, Toledo, plaintiff vs. Chad Nofzinger, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Amber VanGunten, Toledo, plaintiff vs. Chad Nofzinger, Delta. More...

Archbold EMS Log

April 4 9 am: 600 block Cardinal Drive, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. April 8 12:02 pm: Co. Rds. G and 24, pediatric emergency, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Sports

Streaks Beat Swanton, Drops Doubleheader

The Archbold baseball team dropped its record to 4-4 with a pair of losses to a hard-hitting Perrysburg squad, Saturday, April 18. More...

Streaks Win Three, Stand At 10-1

The Archbold softball team (10-1) won three contests last week, defeating Swanton 10- 0, Lima Bath 3-2, and Findlay 10-1. More...

AHS Boys Tennis Beats Dogs, Falls To Springfield

The Archbold boys tennis team won its second straight match of the season with a 5-0 victory over Defiance, Thursday, April 16. The Streaks traveled to Springfield High School, Friday, April 17, and were defeated 4-1 to fall to 2-5 on the year. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory ensemble. Message, "Do Not Worry," Stuart Rex. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; offertory, Kindinger family, Revelation Song, More...

Admiring Artwork

From left, Shylo Richardson, 7, a first grader; her sister, Lexa, 10, fourth grade; and Autumn Coffey, 8, third grade, look over artwork displayed at the Archbold Elementary School K-2 Art Exhibit, Thursday, April 16. More...

Organizations

AACC Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce "Experience Your Chamber" program, Monday, April 27, 5:30 p.m., Fielitz Cabinet Shop, 908 Stryker St., Archbold. More...