June 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Quilts, Crafts Featured Items At Black Swamp Benefit Event

Quilts, wooden items, wheels and food may not seem like words that go together, but the Black Swamp Benefit will use all of these to bring in money for Sunshine, Inc. and the Mennonite Central Committee. More...

Temp Jobs Available In Schools

The Archbold Area School Board has two temporary positions open, one for school bus mechanic and groundskeeper, and the second for a middle school maintenance custodian. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 7 12:09 am: Large crowd in Circle K parking lot, gone when officers arrived. 12:35 am: Two juveniles, 500 block Lafayette St., sent home. 9:51 am: Loud music, Fox Run, advised to turn down. More...

U.S. EPA Investigating Oil Slick In Flat Run

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is investigating an oil spill that was discovered in Flat Run Creek, Tuesday morning, June 9. More...

Woman's Auto Vandalized

Zenaida G. Vasquez, Colony Meadows, told police someone vandalized her car by writing on the vehicle with a marker. Vasquez reported the incident about 4 am, Tuesday, June 9. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold ACME team record stands at 6-5 after a busy week. Archbold 5, Bryan 2 Both teams scored runs in the first inning, Monday, June 8, but Archbold took a 2-1 lead after three and 5-1 after four. More...

Frank Softball Coach Of Year In NWOAL

Joe Frank, varsity softball coach at Archbold High School, was named Northwest Ohio Athletic League Coach of the Year for the fourth straight year. The Streaks ended the season with a 22-4 record. More...

AHS Softballers Earn District, State Honors

Three members of the Archbold softball team received All- State honors in Division III for the 2009 spring season. Lauren Kern was named to the first team. A four-year starter, she ended her high school career with 64 victories on the mound. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, I'll Fly Away, by children of Lloyd & Marie Rychener. More...

Church Cuts Ribbon

Cutting the ribbon for the new Templo Cristiano-Assembly Of God church building, Saturday, June 13, are, from left: Abel and Regina Rodriguez and Israel Lerma, church elders; Irma Greathouse, treasurer; Olga Rodriguez, Sunday school teacher; Misael More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders Women's Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, June 23, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. More...

Early Test Scores Show Local Schools Excellent

Could Be Ninth Consecutive Year For Top Ranking

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said the figures are very preliminary, and could be adjusted in the future, but results of state-mandated tests look promising. More...

Salaries Of School Officials Studied

Again citing uncertainties in the state budgeting process, the Archbold Area School Board decided to again withhold action on adjustments to administrative salaries. The move came during the board meeting Monday, June 15. More...

Second H1N1 Flu Case In Fulton County; Don't Call It Swine Flu

Fulton County has recorded its second case of H1N1 influenza, and the World Health Organization has declared the virus, also known as the swine flu, a pandemic. More...

Future Outlook Bleak For Local Income Tax

The Archbold municipal income tax revenue for 2009 is down and not expected to recover. That's what Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told Archbold Village Council at its meeting Monday, June 15. More...

 

News

Tiger?

Travis Ziegler, 9, Archbold, plays a golf game during Relay For Life, held Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13. More...

"Sound Of Music" Features Area Actors

Several actors from Archbold, Elmira, and Ridgeville Corners have roles in the Archbold Community Theatre production of The Sound of Music. More...

Rupp Attends Leadership Seminar

Jacob Rupp, Pettisville, recently attended the Ohio-West Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar. More...

People

Couple Planning July 25 Wedding

Kristen Elaine Hamlin, Perrysburg, and Benjamin Samuel Martin, Perrysburg, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard and Suzette Hamlin, rural Archbold. More...

Yoder To Attend UT CampMed

Caleb Yoder, who will be a freshman at Pettisville High School this fall, will attend the University of Toledo's CampMed, June 18-19. He is the son of Douglas and Jennifer Yoder, Pettisville. More...

Rupp Gordon Receives Honor

Cathy Rupp Gordon, daughter of Dean and Maryann Rupp, Archbold, was recently named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American attorneys. More...

Opinion

Get Obama Dollars For Rd. 24 Under/Overpass

Over the years Archbold has grown, and grown, and grown. Village growth might be stunted right now due to the economic downturn, but this too will pass, and Archbold will begin to grow again. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 16, 1999 Spontaneous combustion is blamed for a fire in a barn at the Derrick "Rick" Ruffer farm, 24-325 Co. Rd. B-C, Tuesday night, June 8. The fire destroyed the barn and killed four horses and a calf. More...

Isn't It Beautiful?

What's more beautiful than a day in June? The most beautiful village in America- Archbold. Truly, is there a more beautiful place to live anywhere on earth than Northwest Ohio, all things considered? More...