August 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Sauder Woodworking Idles 120 Employees

Sauder Woodworking announced the layoff of 120 employees as of Friday, July 31. Kevin Sauder, president and chief executive officer, said demand for all furniture, including Sauder's line of ready-to-assemble products, is down. More...

Council Cancels Monday Meeting

Archbold Village Council cancelled its Monday night, Aug. 3, meeting. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the meeting was cancelled due to a short agenda. Council's next meeting is set for Monday, Aug. 17. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 26 7:30 am: Village worker reported someone tried to remove the street sign at the corner of Buckeye and Stamm streets. 7:32 pm: Vandalism, South St. Park. July 27 No reports. July 28 6:55 am: Theft from vehicle, 229 Westfield Dr. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Lacie Bush, Lyons, and Matthew Bush, Lyons, petitioners. Dissolution. Joseph Culler, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Tabetha Culler, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Michael Taylor, Metamora, plaintiff vs. More...

Western District Court News

( Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Matthew Alan Betz, Jasper, Mich., overweight truck, St. Rt. 108, $129, $75. More...

Sports

Former Archbold Man Tops In Class In Karts; DeKnight Wins On Dirt

Vance Nofziger, Pandora, formerly of Archbold, is burning up the track in kart racing action at Fort Wayne, Ind. More...

Opinion

Danger Ahead

Phoning, Texting Behind The Wheel

Studies indicate that using a cell phone while driving, by voice or text messaging, is just as- or more- dangerous than driving drunk. More...

School Bell Rings... Are You Ready?

The calendar has flipped over to August, a signal that summer's end is near. It's not the most beautiful sight. Right? More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1999 Council could end up paying restitution to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife for an accident that killed 28,000 fish in Archbold Reservoir No. 1. Peter D. More...

Schelling Runs For Archbold School Bd.

Races Include Council, Townships

Ed Schelling, Archbold, tossed his hat into the ring for a seat on the Archbold Area School Board. More...

Commissioners Prepare For Sales Tax Hike Hearings, Discuss Budget Cuts

The Fulton County Commissioners are discussing their options for cutting expenses and raising revenue to keep the general fund afloat. More...

Baby Dolls

Phyllis Hesterman, Ridgeville Corners, left, and her granddaughter, Lora Bickel, Archbold, hold baby dolls of two entirely different types during the Sauder Village Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2. More...

 

News

ADAMhs Board Loses $1.6 Million In State Funding

Les McCaslin, chief executive officer of the Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services, has seen its state funding cut by about $1.6 million. More...

Earns Degree

Chad Gustwiller, Archbold, was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Kaplan University. More...

Honor Student

Tyler Bacon, Archbold, a Fayette High School graduate, was named to the dean's list at the University of Miami (Fla.) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science for the 2009 spring semester. More...

People

Parents Announce August Wedding

Ed and Julie Ruffer, Stryker, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsi, to Justin Rufenacht, son of Terry and Terri Rufenacht, Wauseon. The bride-elect is a graduate of Stryker High School. More...

Couple Announces October Nuptials

Sauward Sunderland, Chicago, Ill., and Blake Schnitkey, Chicago, Ill., announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Vicki Sunderland, Wapakoneta. More...

Buehrer, Landwehr To Wed Sept. 12

Virginia Buehrer and the late Randy Buehrer, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly, Toledo, to Dennis Landwehr, Toledo, son of Elmer and Jane Landwehr, Kalida. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Nancy Rupp, Jesus Led Me All The Way. Message, "The Way, The Truth and The Life," Brent Preston, missionary. More...

Wyse Named Fairlawn Resident Of The Month

Donald J. Wyse is named the August Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. He was born March 10, 1917, to Jefferson C. and Emma (Short) Wyse on a farm in Fulton County near Archbold. More...

AHS Class Of 1984 25th Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1984 celebrated its 25th class reunion on Saturday, July 18 at Samuel Mancino's, Archbold. Twenty classmates attended and had a great time. More...