July 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Connect Lafayette Street To Rd. 24 During 2010 Construction Season

Long a dream of many, the extension of Lafayette Street from its western end near the Archbold Evangelical Church to Co. Rd. 24 is set for the 2010 construction season. More...

Special Sections

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. Prior to her retirement she had worked as an LPN at Henry County Hospital for 34 years. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 19 2:40 pm: Speeding car, 400 block E. Lutz Rd., located vehicle, advised driver to slow down. July 20 No reports. July 21 12:47 am: Citation to Joshua A. Cuellar, 19, Archbold, for driving without headlights, 100 block Schlatter St. More...

Counterfeit Bills In Village, County

A counterfeit $100 bill was found lying in a roadway in the 100 block of Charles St. between 4 pm and 6 pm, Wednesday, July 22. More...

Nu-Arch Lanes Vandalism Results In Felony Charges

Two men allegedly responsible for more than $700 in damage at Archbold Nu-Arch Lanes Bowling Center have been indicted on felony vandalism charges. Scott A. More...

Sports

12 & Under Wins Tournament

The Blue Streak Softball team 12 & Under Gold Upper Division, which finished with a 14-2 record, was the regular season champion and defeated Montpelier Civic 3-0 in the championship game. Front: Brooke Hines. More...

Opinion

Time To Raise Sales Tax

Fulton County Commissioners have been doing what they can to cut the county general fund budget, but it's not enough. They're considering raising the county sales tax to make ends meet. Of course, there are more drastic things that could be done. More...

Improve Intersection At St. Rt. 2 - Co. Rd. 22

Village, township, county, and state officials have a moral obligation to improve safety at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. 22. More...

Letter To The Editor

Obama and the Democrats are in a big hurry to push through their government takeover of the healthcare industry. But why? More...

Ablaze With Color

Vibrant pinks, purples, yellows, oranges, and reds are on display in colorful floral beds at many Archbold homes. Residents take pride in maintaining exceptionally well-manicured lawns and gardens, which help keep property values high. More...

Proposed Tax Hike Feedback Generally Positive

Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, said he has generally received positive feedback in connection with a proposal to hike the Fulton County sales tax. More...

Lazy Days Of Summer

From left, Stetson Wilson, 13; Kolbi Horst, 4; and Jenna Horst enjoy a lazy summer afternoon lounging in a large inflatable raft in their pond south of Archbold, Sunday, July 26. More...

 

News

New State Budget Costs Local Hospital $500,000

Phil Ennen, president and chief executive officer of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, said an additional "franchise fee" built into the 2009-11 state budget will cost CHWC about half a million dollars. More...

Patrons Supportive Of Archbold Library

Joyce Klingelsmith, director of the Archbold Community Library, told members of the library board that she has been pleased with public response to cost-saving measures. More...

Yackee Retiring From Auditor Post

In the summer of 1973, Nancy Yackee, then a Wauseon High School student, took a summer job in the Fulton County Auditor Office. At the end of this year, she will retire from her current post as the county auditor. More...

People

Five Generations Of Shorts

Five generations of the Short family gathered Saturday, July 25, in West Unity, one day before a family reunion. Seated: Evelyn (Short) Ellsworth, West Unity; her great-great-grandson, Michael Houghton, 6, Lakewood Colo. More...

Amy Waidelich Graduates From Officer Candidate School In Ga.

Amy L. Waidelich, AHS '02, has graduated from Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. More...

Snyders Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Carl and Regina (Roehrs) Snyder, Defiance, were married by candlelight on Aug. 8, 1959, in St. John's Lutheran Church, Defiance, by Rev. A.R. Gallert. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Just A Closer Walk With Thee. Message, "The True Vine." Second service: Praiselude, We Lift You Up; offertory, Everlasting, by the worship team band; message same as the first. More...

West Clinton Welcomes Husband-Wife Pastors

A husband from Pennsylvania and a wife from South Dakota now lead the congregation at West Clinton Mennonite Church. Jess and Naomi Engle were installed as pastors, Sunday, June 28. Jess is full-time; Naomi, part-time. More...

4-H News

Brush Creek Kids met at Archbold United Methodist Church, Monday, June 29. Emma Cobb, Sydney Cobb, Seth Short and Rachel Short gave demonstrations. More...