June 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Revenue Down; Organizers Happy With Black Swamp Benefit

Carol Helms, Britton, Mich., said when she saw Neal Beck's "rocking cycle," a child-size, hand-made wooden motorcycle on a rocking-horse frame, she knew she had to have it. More...

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Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 14 1:19 am: loud party, 200 block Christine Dr., advised to keep it down. 1:37 am: fight, Nu-Arch Lanes. 5:30 pm: verbal warning for riding bicycles on sidewalks, 100 block N. Defiance St. 8:50 pm: Theft of water, Franklin St. More...

Firefighters Called To Chemical Spill

Firefighters from Archbold, Wauseon, and Morenci, Mich., were called to a home in the 19000 block of St. Rt. 2 to deal with a chemical spill in a residential basement, Monday, June 22. More...

EPA Still Investigating June 9 Flat Run Oil Spill

Officials from the United States Environmental Protection Agency continue investigating an oil spill discovered in Flat Run Creek, Tuesday, June 9. More...

People

Honeymoon In Chicago

Casey Danielle Fillman, Newcomerstown, and Zachary Kenneth Cassidy, Archbold, exchanged wedding vows at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 2009, at the Delaware State Park in Delaware, Ohio. Adrianne McKnight, Marion, was the maid of honor. More...

Shorts Celebrate 40th Anniversary

David A. Short, Archbold, and Trudy Taylor, Delta, were married July 5, 1969, at the Lutheran church in Delta. More...

Johnson, Rody Participate In Inquiry Programs

Arienne Johnson and Sarah Rody, Archbold, are among 33 Goshen College students participating in three inquiry programs this summer. Johnson, AHS '06 and the daughter of Mike and Barb, Herndon, Va., is one of 11 in the Ministry Inquiry Program. More...

Libraries Losers In Budget Battle?

Governor Proposes Cutting State Library Funds In Half

Libraries across Ohio could be big losers in the next state budget, as Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, has proposed cutting state funding to libraries in half. More...

Commissioners Hold EMS Money To Pay Fire Departments

The Fulton County Commissioners will not roll back the Emergency Medical Services millage to compensate for a $4.1 million balance in the county EMS fund. More...

 

News

School Board Goes With Local Insurance

The Archbold Area School Board opted to go through a local insurance agency for some of its insurance needs during its Monday night, June 15, meeting. More...

Wyse Commons June Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the June pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, Archbold, are, from left: Hank Schweinhagen, first; Dale Gaustche, second; and Russ McQuillin, third. - courtesy photo More...

Children's Auction A Hit

Steve Rupp, left, holds up a bicycle for the crowd to see while Charles Nafziger calls out a bid, Saturday, June 20, during the children's auction, part of the Black Swamp Benefit. The benefit was held at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, Wauseon. More...

Opinion

Fight For Nobel Automotive

Nobel Automotive has announced the closing of its Archbold plant, but those who work in the facility are still fighting to save about 150 jobs here in Archbold. Saving the plant is a long shot, with the odds stacked against it. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 23, 1999 After looking at 40 resumes and interviewing six finalists, Council chose someone from next door to fill the new village engineer. Robert J. More...

Roll Back EMS Levy

The Fulton County Commissioners have an opportunity to show county citizens they are responsible government leaders. Right now, the county has over $4 million in the EMS fund. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Andy Wilhelm, offertory. Message, "The Gate," Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude and focus on worship, worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. More...

All Comfy

Grace Mayer, 6, Archbold, is ready for an afternoon of watching the Oozeball mud volleyball tournament at the 2009 Black Swamp Benefit. More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of June 29-July 3 MONDAY - beef chop suey, steamed rice, steamed asparagus, pudding. TUESDAY - chili dogs, macaroni & cheese, mixed vegetables, fruit shortcake. More...