July 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Actor Played Ford At Northwest State

Chautauqua Preview

It was the Voinovich Auditorium at Northwest State Community College, Thursday, June 4, but it could have been a 1932 meeting of Ford dealers in Detroit. More...

Six Vendors Committed To First Farmers Market

The turnout of vendors for the first night of the Archbold Farmer's Market, which opens tomorrow night, Thursday, will be light, said Nanette Buehrer, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce director. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marvin W. "Wayne" Nofziger

Marvin W. "Wayne" Nofziger, 84, of Wauseon and formerly of Archbold, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. More...

Robert B. Parnell, Jr.

Robert B. Parnell, Jr., age 60, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, June 30, 2009, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

Arthur J. Spiess

Arthur J. Spiess, age 89 years, of Archbold and formerly of Maumee, passed away Tuesday morning, June 23, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Aug. 21, 1919, in Archbold, the son of Alfred and Aleta (Fox) Spiess. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

Archbold defeated Liberty Center 5-1 to win the Fulton- Henry County Acme League championship, Monday, June 22. The Blue Streaks finished the regular season with a league record of 7-1, and are 12-6 overall. More...

Blue Streak Girls Softball

The 14 Gold softball team entertained Ayersville, Thursday, June 23. The Streaks were unable to score the first two innings when they were thrown out at home twice. More...

Antique Tractors Travel To Threshers Reunion

Members of the Unity Antique Power Club drive their tractors through the Lockport Bridge, Wednesday, June 24, to the National Threshers Association Reunion at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. The 65th NTA reunion was held June 25-28. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Marcia Cody, offertory flute solo. Message, "The Good Shepherd," Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude and focus on worship, worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center June 18: Kristina Villanueva, Stryker, girl. June 19: Kendra and Eric Smeltzer, Kunkle, boy; Katie Hartman, Montpelier, boy. June 20: Misty Wade, Wauseon, girl. June 21: Nicole and Derek Distel, Napoleon, boy. More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of July 6-10 MONDAY - southwest pork chops, mexican-style rice, corn o'brien, assorted muffins. TUESDAY - cheeseburgers, ranch-style beans, potato chips, baked apples. More...

Chautauqua Opens Tuesday

Ohio Chautauqua, the traveling tent show presenting historical characterizations, will present its first show in Archbold, Tuesday, July 7. More...

Archbold Library Cuts Hours

Effective Monday, July 6, the Archbold Community Library will close on Fridays and Wednesday evenings to save money. More...

Kern Drives For World Golf Title

Tiger Woods, Watch Out!

Kade Kern's favorite professional golfer is Tiger Woods. The eight-year-old gets a chance to play the same tournament Woods won when he was younger after qualifying for the 2009 U.S. Kids Golf World Championship. More...

 

News

Pettisville Board Hears About Geothermal Heat

If zoning variances are approved by Clinton Township, the new Pettisville High School will get its heat from water. More...

Pettisville School Board Hires Jacinta Nafziger As New Guidance Counselor

The Pettisville School Board has named Jacinta Nafziger as the new guidance counselor of the school district. Nafziger replaces Dave Ripke, who retired. More...

Library Fiscal Officer Explains Resignation

Laura Hutchison, Archbold Community Library fiscal offi cer, said there were several factors behind her decision to resign. Her letter of resignation was accepted at a special board meeting, Wednesday, June 17. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 21 No reports. June 22 No reports. June 23 5:24 pm: A pickup truck, owned by Gregory L. Boulton, Archbold, was parked at the fuel island at the Friendship Food Mart. A second, unknown vehicle backed into the pickup and drove off. More...

Archbold Businesses Pass Alcohol Check

None of the Archbold businesses that sell alcoholic beverages sold such drinks to a trained underage informant as part of a countywide compliance check. More...

Archbold Street Signs Stolen

Workers from the Archbold Street Department told Archbold police street signs at two intersections were stolen during the night of Thursday June 25-Friday, June 26. The signs are missing from the intersections of High St. and E. More...

Opinion

Fourth Of July

More Than Fireworks, Picnics

There are many, including talk radio voices, Internet bloggers, and cable TV pundits, who are anxious to list America's faults. Those often screaming voices make it difficult to remember what is right about America. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 30, 1999 In the front yard of the Carrol and Lou Wolf home on Vine Street stands a flag pole they erected to the memory of Richard Erbskorn, Archbold fire chief for 18 years. More...

Rotten Timing: Burdening Employers Is Bad Idea Made Worse In An Economic Slump

Other Editors Say...

The economy is sputtering, businesses are struggling and closing, and the unemployment rate is the highest it's been in 25 years. More...