April 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Library, German Township, Senior Center Levies On Ballot

Polls Open Tuesday At 6:30 a.m.

Registered voters who wish to cast ballots in the Tuesday, May 5, general election can report to their local polling place as early as 6:30 am, or as late as 7:30 pm. 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. Todd was born in Toledo on Feb. 24, 1965, the son of Marlin and Arlene (Dierks) Nafziger. More...

Jewel A. Taylor

Jewel A. Taylor, age 87, of Clarkson, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her sleep following a short illness on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Lakeside Memorial Hospital, Brockport, N.Y. More...

Vernon F. Graber

Vernon F. Graber, age 94 years, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday night, April 23, 2009, at Heartland of Wauseon. He was born May 29, 1914, near Pettisville, the son of Elias and Nancy (Goldsmith) Graber. He married Helen Leininger on- Nov. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 19 11:57 am: Loud music, advised to turn it down. April 20 9:45 pm: A car, owned by David Deskins, Archbold, was parked in a service alley at the rear of the Archbold High School. A second car, driven by Catherine A. More...

Lawn Mowers, Chain Saws Stolen From Local Firm

Thieves made off with $6,382 of used lawn and garden equipment from Liechty Farm Equipment last week. More...

Police Attempt Contact With Man

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said police are attempting to make contact with a man who has been out of touch. A local man told police, Wednesday, April 22, he has not heard from a family member for about a month. More...

People

Couple Weds In Las Vegas

Amanda Lecklider, Toledo, and Danny Carrizales, Toledo, exchanged wedding vows at 12 noon, April 6, 2009, at The Wedding Chapel in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nev. More...

Cline, Shempp To Marry In Mexico

Ken and Connie Cline, Moore, S.C. and formerly of Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Lane, Fayetteville, Ark., to Peter James Shempp II, Fayetteville, Ark., son of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Shempp, Dayton. More...

Couple Planning Summer Wedding

Vic and Sandy Fluharty, Bedford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kim, Maumee, to Chris Buehrer, Waterville, son of Keith and Deb, Archbold. The bride-elect is a Bedford High School graduate. More...

Opinion

Archbold Community Library Needs Taxpayers' Support

The Archbold Community Library deserves and needs the support of taxpayers in the Tuesday, May 5 special election. The library needs a renewal of its present four-tenths (.4) of a mill levy, plus an additional three tenths (.3) of a mill. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 28, 1999 Alicia Longmore-Marston, formerly of Archbold, now of Littleton, Colo., was interviewed about the two teenage gunmen who shot their way through Columbine High School in that city. More...

The Last Vestige Of Betty Young

The Northwest State Community College decision to demolish the former Metamora High School means the last physical reminder of the presidency of Betty Young will be eliminated. More...

Library, German Township, Fulton County Senior Center Levies Pass

Posted 5.6, 9:45 p.m. More...

Swine Flu

Virus New To Humans; No Cause For Panic

Everyone from Barack Obama, U.S. president, to officials of the Fulton County Health Department, say there's no reason to panic over swine flu. But there is cause to be vigilant, and the Fulton County Health Department is monitoring the situation. More...

Almost $1 Million In Cuts Discussed By Commissioners

Last week, Fulton County commissioners identified more than $930,000 in budget cuts to balance the 2009 budget. More...

Father-Daughter Dance

Jeff Coressel, Archbold, twirls his daughter Lauren, 7, around the dance floor during the Father-Daughter Dance at Archbold High School, Friday, April 24. More...

 

News

AHS Boys Fifth In Business Competition

A group of Archbold High School boys finished in fifth place and won the preliminary round of competition in the Junior Achievement Business Challenge. The event was held Friday, April 24 at the University of Toledo. More...

Winds Blow Road Sailer Through Town

If you thought you saw a man in a chaiselounge chair with wheels and a sail whizzing along S. Defiance St. or West Barre Rd., Monday afternoon, April 27- no, you don't need your eyes checked. More...

County Health Dept. Getting Calls About Travel To Mexico

Mike Oricko, director of the Fulton County Health Department, said health department workers are receiving calls from people concerned about travel to Mexico. More...

Business

Short Named CCNO Volunteer Of The Year

E. Dean Short, Archbold, was the 2008 Volunteer of the Year at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. During 2008, he donated 141 hours conducting various religious and counseling services. Short has been a volunteer since 1995. More...

Park Board Looking At Community Garden

Community garden plots will be discussed at a meeting, Thursday, April 30, at the Archbold FISH food pantry. More...

D'Ambrosia Wins State Wastewater Award

Frank D'Ambrosia, superintendent of the Archbold wastewater treatment plant, has been notified he will receive the Ohio Water Environment Association F. D. "Dean" Steward Award. D'Ambrosia said he was notifi ed of the award a few weeks ago. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Second, Girls Third At Diller Invite

Both Archbold track teams placed in the top three at the Ayersville Diller Invitational, Saturday, April 25. The boys team finished second; the girls were third. Boys Archbold had three relay teams and one individual win. More...

JR. HIGH SPORTS DIGEST

Archbold Softball The Archbold junior high softball team had three games last weekend. The Sylvania Fusion came to town, Friday, April 24. More...

Blue Streak Baseball Wins Two, Loses Two

The Archbold baseball team had a full slate of games last week, splitting a Saturday, April 25 doubleheader with Hicksville and a pair of league games with Liberty Center, Friday, April 24 and Bryan, Thursday, April 23. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Prelude CD; offertory, Teach Me to Love, adult choir. Message, "Love God and Love Others," Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude, offertory, and worship through singing led by worship team band. More...

Beef For Hospice

Above, Max Aeschliman, Pettisville, serves beef brisket to Larry Kinsman, Archbold, at the Beef For Hospice benefit, Friday, April 24. Aeschliman is a member of the Fulton County Cattle Feeders, one of the event sponsors. - photo by Mary Huber More...

Puppy Love

Quinn Wyse, 5, Archbold, gets his face painted to look like his Labrador retriever, "Sammy," at the Beef For Hospice benefit, Friday, April 24.- photo by Mary Huber More...