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Obituaries

Marjorie M. Short

Marjorie M. Short, age 98, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday morning, July 22, 2009 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. More...

Darold Gene Riegsecker

Darold Gene Riegsecker, 74, passed away on July 1, 2009, at his home in Somerville, Mass. He was born in German Twp., Ohio, on Oct. 4, 1934, to Albert and Leah Riegsecker. Darold was a graduate of Pettisville High School. More...

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...

People

Couple To Wed In Aug. 22 Ceremony

Jenna Kay Rufenacht and Aaron Joel Stuckey, together with their parents, Lonnie and Barb Rufenacht, rural Wauseon, and Mike and Linda Stuckey, rural Archbold, announce their engagement and coming wedding. More...

Honor Students

Several area students have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Bluffton University. Students with a minimum GPA of 3.6 are eligible. More...

Three Generations

Jeff Nofziger, left; his father, Ed; and Jeff's three-year-old son Ty look over the ice cream toppings available at the Adriel Auxiliary Ice Cream Social, Thursday, July 16, at the Ruihley Park Pavilion. More...

Opinion

Apollo 11 Lessons

"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 21, 1999 High humidity didn't stifle the turnout of the 20th annual Carp Festival. Large crowds appeared Friday and Saturday. More...

Letter To The Editor

The 27th of June, this year, was another in a string of fun times when the Thelma and Alan Kleck family and all their progeny gathered once again in the Boy Scout building for unbelievably good food, held hands in thanks to Our Maker for keeping Th More...

Sales Tax Hike?

Short: Few Other Options Left

Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, said a sales tax hike is being considered as a last-ditch measure to shore up the county budget. The commissioners are interested in hearing the opinions of members of the public, Short said. More...

Australian Tractor Drivers Enjoy Stop In Archbold Area

In the Midwest, most tractors are basically green or red, with a few yellows or oranges mixed in. More...

 

News

Announce Arrest In 24-Year-Old Murder

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said an arrest has been made in the murder of 14-year-old Lori Ann Hill of Swanton, whose body was found about 24 years ago. Walter E. More...

Money-Saving Power Switch Going Forward At Schools

The Archbold Area School board is in the process of making a wiring change that will save money, and bought used bleachers at a significant discount. More...

Archbold School Board Delays Salary Decisions, Discusses Land Purchase

Following an executive session lasting about an hour and a half, the Archbold Area School Board decided to again postpone a decision on salary adjustments for the administrative staff during the board's meeting, Monday, July 20. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 12 1:07 am: Domestic violence, 205 Bankey Ave. 2:10 am: Juveniles walking home, Vine St. at E. Williams St., contacted parents, parents came and picked up juveniles. More...

Thefts Continue; Thieves Hit Local Automotive Firm

The string of thefts in Archbold continues, but the thieves are apparently trying for bigger scores. The most elaborate occurred at the Nobel Automotive factory sometime between 2:30 pm, Saturday, July 11, and 1:30 am, Sunday, July 12. More...

Man Sentenced

A man was sentenced in connection with an attempted identity fraud, Friday, July 17, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Sentenced: •Donald Rison, 28, Delta; convicted of misuse of credit cards and attempted identity fraud. More...

Sports

King Wins Third Straight Run For The Lights Title

Darin King, a 2006 Archbold High School graduate, won the annual Run for the Lights 5K race in Archbold for the third straight year, Saturday morning, July 18. More...

Day To Compete In Showcase

Courtney Day, a junior at Archbold High School, has been selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase South, Sept. 4-6 in Rock Hill, SC. More...

AHS Fall Sports Start Practices

Fall sports start soon at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. Varsity Football Two-a-days begin Monday, Aug. 3, 3:30-9 p.m. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Andy Wilhelm, piano offertory. Message, "The Resurrection and the Life," Jesse Kahler. Second service, Praiselude, Your Love Goes On Forever. Offertory and message same as first service. More...

Memorial

Paid Memorial In loving memory of Jerry Reynolds (J.R.) who was called home a year ago July 27. 1951-2008 Little did we know that morning God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same. More...

Restocking

Teri McGarry, of Adrial Foster Care and Residential Treatment, restocks the desserts during the Adrial Auxiliary annual ice cream social, Thursday, June 16, at the Ruihley Park Pavilion. - photo by David Pugh More...