May 6, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Tree Splits Home; Family Counts Blessings

"The Night the Tree Fell" sounds like a bad B-movie to most people. But to the Wes Graber family, who live on Co. Rd. 18-2 northeast of Pettisville, it was all too real. Wes' wife, Pam said on Monday night, Feb. More...

Bollards, Lights Festival Prompt Questions

Archbold Village Council talked about the cost of the Festival of Lights, and the N. Defiance St.-Stryker St. intersection, at the May 4 meeting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ralph L. Rupp

Ralph L. Rupp, age 86, of Archbold, went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 9, 2009, after a valiant battle with heart and lung disease. More...

Elnora (Ellie) Figy

Elnora (Ellie) Figy of Greenville, S.C., passed away May 2, 2009, at the Elizabeth House in Hendersonville, N.C. More...

Linda M. Shibler

Linda M. Shibler, age 61 years, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 30, 2009, at the Toledo Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1948, in Napoleon, the daughter of Herbert and Ruth (Helmke) Shibler. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 26 12:26 am: Loud music, Fox Chase, advised subject to turn it down. 10:22 am: Juvenile riding electric vehicle in roadway, 300 block N. Lincoln St., advised youth against action. More...

Archbold EMS Log

April 16 10:26 pm: 500 block South St., medical, transported to FCHC. April 18 8:28 am: 1000 block Olds Lane, medical, transported to FCHC. April 19 2:18 pm: Hawthorn Dr., illness, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 7, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, May 11, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. More...

Sports

Volkman, Hammersmith Named Top Runners At Walker-Dilbone Relays

Archbold hosted the Walker- Dilbone Varsity A Relays, Friday, May 1. AHS won the boys meet; the girls team finished fifth. Nate Hammersmith and Michael Volkman received top runner awards. More...

Archbold Wins Dual Meet With Montpelier

Archbold won both the boys and girls track meets when the Streaks hosted Montpelier, Tuesday, April 28. Boys Archbold 92, Montpelier 41 Pole vault: 1. Drew Leininger, 10 feet; 2. Dean Herrett, 9-0; 3. Jordan Cowell, 8-0. More...

Streak Softball Wins Two; Big Week Ahead

The Archbold softball team, ranked fourth in Division III by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, extended its win streak to 13 with two victories last week. More...

Farmers Market Opens July 2 For 13 Thurs. Nights

The Archbold Farmers Market opens Thursday, July 2, and continues every Thursday to the end of September. "It's a definite go," Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said Monday. More...

Archbold Library Levy Passes

German Twp., Senior Center Levies Also Pass

The three issues before Archbold area and school district voters all passed handily in the Tuesday, May 5, general election. More...

Theobald Runs Boston Marathon

Many fitness fans believe that long-distance running is a great way to get into good physical condition and improve their overall health. Caryn Theobald, an Archbold area physician, apparently agrees. More...

 

News

Two Inducted

Taylor Pursel, Pettisville, left, a junior in the cosmetology program, and Winston Fricke, Archbold, a senior in the automotive technologies program, were among 32 Four County Career Center students inducted into the National Technical Honor Societ More...

Nafziger Inducted Into Honor Society

Alex Nafziger, sophomore mathematics education major at Huntington (Ind.) University, was recently inducted into the Omega Psi chapter of Kappa Delta Pi. Kappa Delta Pi is the international honor society in education. More...

Art Trip To Toledo

Pettisville fifth grade students took a field trip to the Toledo Museum of Art, Wednesday, April 29. They toured the glass museum and viewed a glass-blowing demonstration in the morning; in the afternoon, More...

Business

Village Council Agrees To Purchase Wheeled Loader

Archbold Village Council agreed to purchase a new wheeled loader and trade in the old one at the Monday night, May 4, meeting. Council agreed to purchase a 2009 John Deere from Buck & Knobby Equipment, Ottawa Lake, Mich. More...

Party Expressions Opens

Village officials, representatives of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, and co-owners of Party Expressions, a new party supply store on S. More...

End Of Toll Collectors At Local Turnpike Gate?

Will there come a day when human toll collectors disappear at Exit 25, the Archbold-Fayette Ohio Turnpike interchange? More...

Opinion

Vote Rewards Library Board

Voters in the Archbold Area School District understand a good value when they see one. They saw the value in the Archbold Community Library request when they voted Tuesday, May 5, and cast ballots in favor of the library board's levy request. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 5, 1999 County commissioners authorized the filing of eminent domain actions against two individuals and one business in connection with the Clyde's Way-Co. Rd. More...

Invasion Of Privacy: Insurance Companies Act As Big Brother, Peeking In Medicine Cabinets, To Protect Profits

Other Editors Say...

Insurance companies routinely take a close look at people who apply for medical coverage before deciding whether to offer them policies. What most people don't know is how closely the companies look. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Combined celebration service: prelude, The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power by praise and worship band; testimonials, Dean Rupp, LaRoy Martinez; video of God's Greatness, Joel Wyse; special music, More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center April 24: Sarah Weitzel, Swanton, girl. April 26: Jill and Chuck Crossgrove, Archbold, girl. April 27: Jessica Schlosser, Wauseon, boy; Bethany and Tyson Nofzinger, West Unity, girl. More...

Organizations

Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, May 7, 21, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. May 7 presentation: Bryan Area Chamber of Commerce, REAL Team. More...