May 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Kern Throws No-Hitter in 10-0 D-III Regional Semifinal Win Over New London

Archbold scored three runs in the second inning, three in the third, two in the fourth, and two in the sixth on its way to a 10-0 six-inning victory over New London, Wednesday, May 27 in a D-III regional semifinal at Ashland. More...

School Board Looks At Buying Church Land Along Park Street

The Archbold Area School Board might purchase property that would make space available for a possible replacement of the Archbold Middle School. More...

AHS To Give Out 99 Diplomas Sunday

For the 118th year, Archbold High School will conduct commencement exercises. In a ceremony set for 2:30 pm, Sunday, May 31, in the Archbold High School gym, a total of 99 members of the Class of 2009 will graduate. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Scammers Target Western District Court Defendants

Telephone scam artists are targeting persons who have had traffic cases in Fulton County Western District Court, said Jeff Robinson, Western District Court judge. More...

Archbold Police Log

May 17 1:08 pm: Report of cell phone theft, phone later found, report unfounded. 5:58 pm: Skateboarders, 100 block Westfield Dr., advised to move on. May 18 12:23 am: Subjects parking, 700 block Lafayette St., advised to move on. More...

Archbold EMS Log

April 30 9:35 am: Ohio Turnpike, 28- mile marker, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. May 6 12:43 pm: Archbold police station, injury, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Sports

Streaks Win District Championship

Kern Throws Perfect Game

Lauren Kern threw a perfect game and led Archbold with three hits as the Streaks (21-3) advanced to the Division III regional tournament for the third straight year. It's the 24th district softball championship in Archbold school history. More...

AHS Boys Track Team Wins D-III District Title

Girls Tie For Second

The Archbold boys track teams won the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 21, and Saturday, May 23, at Ayersville. The Streaks won with a team total of 113 points. Tinora was second with 67. More...

Pettisville Girls Win District Championship

PHS Boys Finish 10th

The Pettisville girls track team is the Division III district champion. The district track meet was held Thursday, May 21 and Saturday, May 23, at Ayersville. The Birds won the title with a team score of 93 points. More...

Religion

Library Board Could Eye Additional Cuts

Despite the recent passage of an addition to the Archbold Community Library property tax levy, the library budget could be in line for additional cuts. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Focus on Worship, Apostles Creed; choir, We Believe. Message, "The God of Hope," Jesse Kahler. Second service: CD praiselude; offertory, I Will Rise, Ned Wyse; message same as first service. More...

Stuckey Is May Resident Of The Month At Fairlawn

Rutheda Stuckey is the May Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. She was born Feb. 22, 1924, to Albert & Priscilla Grieser. She had five siblings; all are deceased. Rutheda graduated from Pettisville High School in 1942. More...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR NORTHWEST OHIO, INCLUDING FULTON, HENRY, DEFIANCE, AND WILLIAMS COUNTIES. More...

Haley Nofziger, Archbold Boys 4x200, & AHS Girls 4x100 Win Regional Track & Field Championships

Haley Nofziger, the Archbold boys 4x200-meter relay team of Jake Fidler, Nate Hammersmith, Breon Price, and Garrett Waidelich, and the AHS girls 4x100 relay team of Haley Nemcik, Melinda Sauder, Katherine Moody, and Autumn Lantz won D-III regional ch More...

HEARTBREAKER!

Streaks Fall 1-0 In D-III Regional Final

Sandy Valley scored one run...its only run...on a wild pitch with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, but that's all it needed to defeat Archbold 1-0 in the Division III regional final, Saturday, May 30 at Ashland. More...

Archbold Schools Face Difficult Financial Future

Tax Phase-Outs, Expiring Emergency Levy Taking Away Revenue; Will Next State Budget Improve Situation?

Archbold Area School District officials made their best attempt at a five-year budget forecast, and the news is not good. More...

Teachers Say Keep Kids Reading During Summer So They're Ready For Next Year

School bells will ring for the last time for the 2008-09 school year, today, Wednesday, May 27. Lori Coressel and Kristin Shields, second grade teachers, said for the past week, their students have been excited about the coming summer vacation. More...

 

News

Pettisville Graduates 49 In Sunday Ceremony

It's not very often you hear a favorite teacher refer to a class of graduating seniors as liars. More...

Industrial Arts Winners For 2009

Award winners of the 2009 Industrial Arts competition at Archbold High School are, front row, from left: John Schoenhals, Albert Leininger Memorial Award, $300; Austin Short, $100; David Dominique, $100; David Rupp, $100; Justin Storrer, $100; Jake F More...

People

Defiance College Students Honored

Outstanding students were recognized recently at Defiance College Honors Day Convocation. Alpha Chi Academic Honorary: Marci Matthews, Archbold; Sarah Buchhop, rural Ridgeville Corners; Kathleen Bechstein, Wauseon; Damaris Morales, Stryker. More...

Art Show Winners

Students at Archbold High School received artwork awards in the Fulton and Henry County high school art shows sponsored by the Black Swamp Arts Council. More...

Earn Degrees

Several area students received diplomas at Defiance College commencement ceremonies, Sunday, May 10. Associate of Arts: Sylvia Ramos, Stryker. More...

Opinion

Good Businessmen Keep Car Dealerships Open; It Ain't Easy

It's extremely good news that the new car dealerships of Christy Motor Sales and Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge- Jeep remain open. The manufacturers they represent, General Motors and Chrysler, are struggling in the midst of an economic downturn. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 26, 1999 Vickie Radel, registered nurse, is doing medical missionary work in Mexico. A photograph shows Gina Dominique and Justin Riegsecker, AHS graduates, speaking to the AHS graduating class. More...

Changing Rd. 24 Stop Signs Will Prepare Archbold For The Future

Archbold village officials brought up an important point in a joint meeting with the German Township Trustees, Monday, May 18. The four-way stop signs on Co. Rd. 24 do not meet state requirements for four-way stops. More...