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Discuss Plans For New Pettisville School

Pettisville School Board took no action on the design of its new school building "auditeria" at its meeting, Monday, May 11. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mike Lecklider

Michael B. "Link" Lecklider, 53, of Napoleon, died Tuesday, May 12, at the Toledo University Medical Center. More...

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. Ralph was born in Elmira, Ohio on Nov. 11, 1922, the son of the late Sam C. More...

Elnora (Ellie) Figy

Elnora (Ellie) Figy of Greenville, S.C., passed away May 2, 2009, at the Elizabeth House in Hendersonville, N.C. She was born July 7, 1924, in Ft Wayne, Ind., the daughter of George F. and Viola (Mavis) Billow. She married William H. More...

People

Rodriguez, Schoenhals And King Win Spelling Contest

Nic Rodriguez, Peter Schoenhals, and Ryan King, Archbold, were three of six winners in the annual Fulton County Spelling Contest, Monday, May 11 at Delta Middle School. Rodriguez was the third grade winner; Schoenhals, seventh; and King, eighth. More...

Meller Receives Perfect Score At State Science Day

Rebekah Meller, Pettisville High School senior, received a perfect score of 40 from the judges at the Ohio Academy of Science during State Science Day, Saturday, May 9 at Ohio State University, Columbus. More...

Couple Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Noel Anthony Doehrmann, Stryker, and Ronda Jean Wyse, Archbold, were married May 19, 1979, at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold. They are the children of Orville and Virginia Doehrmann, Stryker, and Donald and Fern Wyse, Archbold. More...

Opinion

Horrendous Voter Turnout

Last week, some voters in Fulton County exercised their right to vote, and America's democratic process worked once again. However, only about 11% of eligible voters went to the poles to cast a ballot. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 12, 1999 Council approved to vacate several unopened streets and an alley in the Vernier and Buehrer Addition in the southwest corner of Archbold. More...

Scrap Festival Of Lights?

It came as a shock that the annual Archbold Festival of Lights, the Christmas lights display in Ruihley Park, costs around $13,000 a year. More...

Sauder Casket Business Born From Brainstorm

Underground Furniture

The Sauder family of companies has entered the casket industry. Sauder Funeral Products was born during a brainstorming session about three years ago. More...

Probable Swine Flu Case In Fulton Co.

SWINE FLU CONFIRMED More...

Legion Posts Announce Memorial Day Plans

American Legion Posts in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners have announced plans for their 2009 Memorial Day services. Memorial Day is Monday, May 25. More...

 

News

Teacher, Supplemental Contracts Okayed By Pettisville School Board

Teacher and supplemental contracts were approved by the Pettisville School Board at its Monday, May 11, meeting. Steve Switzer, district superintendent, said the school district is implementing a new contract structure. More...

Retraining Money Available To County Workers

Federal money is available for people who need job training because they've been laid off, lost jobs, or are looking for a better future. More...

Pettisville Students Dominate Competition

Pettisville High School students dominated a recent accounting competition held at the University of Findlay. Fourteen schools sent 179 students to the annual competition. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 3 10:27 am: Vandalism, 207 Douglas Dr. May 4 4:47 pm: Dogs loose in yard, 500 block Stamm St., put in kennel, picked up by owner. More...

Police Step Up Seat Belt Enforcement

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said Archbold officers will increase traffic enforcement during the National Click It or Ticket campaign, May 18-31. "We will put more effort into traffic enforcement," Schmidt said. More...

Jewelry Taken From Factory

Bryson R. Holmes, Defiance, told Archbold police jewelry valued at more than $1,400 was taken from his locker at Frozen Specialties. Inc. More...

Sports

Streaks Beat Delta, PH; Fall To Evergreen

The Archbold softball team, tied for third in the rankings in Division III by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, sandwiched a pair of wins around their first loss in Northwest Ohio Athletic League play last week. More...

JV Baseball Ups Record To 12-5

The Archbold junior varsity baseball team traveled to Patrick Henry, Monday, May 4, and came home with a 6-4 victory. The Streaks fell behind early 3-0. More...

AHS Track Teams Second In Tri-Meet

Both Archbold track teams placed second when they hosted a tri-meet with Patrick Henry and Eastwood, Tuesday, May 5. Only the top four placers are listed. Boys Eastwood 99, Archbold 66, PH 10 High jump: 1. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude CD; hand mime, Amazed by jr. high girls; offertory, God So Loved the World by Adult choir. Message, "The Extraordinary Power of Ordinary Christians" Drew Moser, visiting missionary. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center May 2: Kristen and Kristopher Lauber, Archbold, boy. May 5: Myra and Andrew St. John, Pioneer, boy. May 6: Shannon and Timothy Hahn, Wauseon, girl. May 7: Melanie and Todd Wyse, Wauseon, boy. More...

Recipe Corner

Banana Split Pudding 2.3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons corn starch 1.4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 to 2 bananas, sliced 1. More...