July 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Under The Tent!

Archbold residents and visitors from afar came to Ruihley Park last week to see Ohio Chautauqua, where scholar-actors brought historical characters to life. Top: Thomas Edison, an inventor portrayed by Hank Fincken, gestures to the crowd. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Thomas E. Storrer

Thomas E. Storrer, age 60, of rural Stryker, passed away Thursday morning, July 16, 2009 at the Archbold Hospital, after a brave battle with lung cancer. More...

Florence A. Aeschliman

Florence A. Aeschliman, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday afternoon, July 10, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Oct. 12, 1922, near Wauseon, the daughter of Andrew and Mary (Miller) Short. More...

Larry L. Schroeder

Larry L. Schroeder died July 7, 2009. He was born June 5, 1944 in Defiance, Ohio, to Emil and Lena Schroeder, who predeceased him. He graduated from Archbold High School in 1962 and attended Concordia Teacher's College in River Forest, Ill. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 5 10:55 am: Found bicycle, 400 block Walnut St. July 6 3:47 am: Prowlers, 500 block Buckeye St. 8:36 am: Vehicle theft, 412 Walnut St. 9:35 am: Theft from vehicles, 209 Linda Court. 10:55 am: Breaking and entering, 702 W. Holland St. More...

Thefts From Autos Continue In Archbold

The rash of thefts from autos in the village continues, with the thief or thieves making a $1,700 score recently. Travis R. More...

No Charges After Assaults

Two reports of alleged assaults in the village have resulted in no charges filed. Ryan Gomez, 35, 207 1/2 E. Mechanic St., told police offi- cers that at about 1:15 pm that day, he had a verbal confrontation with another person at his residence. More...

Sports

Junior Acme Takes Third In Regional

The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team finished among the top six teams in the state after taking third in the Northern regional tournament in Bryan. Anthony Wayne, Lake, and Lima Shawnee were the other teams in the tourney. More...

Junior Acme Wins District Title

The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team won the district title with three straight victories in the double elimination tourney at Patrick Henry. The Streaks defeated Defi- ance 9-8, Bryan 16-3, and Defi- ance for a second time 7-5. More...

Acme Baseball Finishes As District Runner-Up

The Archbold Acme baseball team gave Division II powerhouse Defiance a major scare, Sunday, July 12, before falling 13-9 in extra innings in the championship game of the district tournament at Defiance. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD praiselude; offertory, Fourth Man, by Ensemble. Message, "Give Up Your Small Ambitions," Nate Schumacher, guest speaker. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center July 2: Fawn Desgrange, Fayette, boy. July 3: Cassondra and Shane Hardy, Archbold, boy. July 4: Kimberly Stiriz, Delta, boy. July 7: Laura and James Schmidt, Archbold, boy; Jenny and Josh Bowers, Wauseon, boy. More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of July 20-24 MONDAY - chicken patty sandwich, seasoned oven fries, buttered beets, cookies. TUESDAY - pepper steak, fried rice, asian vegetables, fresh fruit. More...

Developing Story- Updated

Three Hospitalized After Tuesday Night Auto Crash

Christopher King, 17, Archbold, was listed in critical condition at the Toledo Hospital Friday after a two-vehicle crash in German Township about 10:51 pm, Tuesday, night, July 14. More...

Archbold Schools Excellent, Early State Data Suggests

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said early data suggests the Archbold Area School District is excellent once again. More...

Local School, Library Officials React To State Budget Compromise

Archbold Schools will be up one year and down the next; Pettisville schools will stay about the same; and the Archbold Community Library will get $10,000 it wasn't expecting. More...

Howell: Worst Of Mosquito Problem Over

For the last two weeks, the Village of Archbold has upped its mosquito abatement spraying from once a week to twice a week. More...

 

News

Ice Cream Made The Old-Fashioned Way

Sarah Horn, 7, Archbold, takes her turn hand-cranking homemade ice cream under the watchful eye of Shellee Murcko, Napoleon, a Sauder Village employee. Sarah's five-year-old brother Joshua tastetests the batch he just hand-cranked. More...

Mmmmm!

Hattie Sue Cramer, 2, West Unity, takes a big bite of homemade ice cream, Saturday, July 11, during "Summer on the Farm" activities at Sauder Village.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Rupp Furniture Opens Comfort Studio

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday, July 9, at Rupp Furniture, downtown Archbold, for the opening of its new La-Z-Boy Comfort Studio. More...

People

Honeymoons In Cancun

Rachelle Marie Eisel and Edward Kenneth Burkholder exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m., April 25, 2009, at the Archbold United Methodist Church, with Rev. David David and Rev. Reid Short officiating. More...

Meller Receives Scholarships

Rebekah Meller, Pettisville, received scholarships from the Henry County Farm Bureau, Pettisville FFA Alumni, and Henry County Dairy Producers, as well as the Bob Cole Agriculture Scholarship. More...

Honor Students

Angie Avers, David Hauter, David Meyer, and Lizbeth Cruz, Archbold, and Sue Beamont, Stryker, were named to the dean's list for the 2009 spring term of the Bluffton University Bluffton co-hort based organizational management program (BCOMP). More...

Opinion

Government Punishes Sauder Woodworking, WHY?

For decades, the Sauder Woodworking Company, founded by Erie Sauder and operated by the Sauder family, has been a pillar of Archbold and the surrounding area. No company is a better example of supporting its community than Sauder Woodworking. More...

Pay To Steal?

So, the Corrections Commission of Ohio wants to charge inmates about $68 a day, plus a $100 booking fee. More...

Slot Machines Not The Answer

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, has apparently made a deal with the devil, turning to slot machines to balance the Ohio budget. One can feel for Strickland . More...