August 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Youth Compete At 2009 Ohio State Fair

Top: Emily Herring, Erica King, Adriane Bruner, Kaitlin Nofziger, Aaron King, Aaron Bruner, Josh Bruner, Lucas Nofziger, and Justin Nofziger, from left, stand with Lucas' beef steer. All are Pettisville students. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Christopher R. Rice

Christopher R. Rice, age 38, of Kings Bay, Ga., and formerly of Pettsville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 in his home. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Henry Bartel, 84, Archbold, died Aug. 11, 2009. Survivors include his wife, Violet. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 2 11:57 am: Stolen vehicle, 810 West St. 8:32 pm: Loose dog, 200 block E. Williams St., put in kennel, owned picked up. Aug. 3 3:40 pm: Theft, 709 E. Lutz Rd. 3:58 pm: Assault, Super- Valu; no charges. More...

Commissioners Learn CPR Skills

Rod Cheney, left, Archbold firefighter, Fulton County paramedic, and member of the Fulton County Emergency Services staff, explains compressiononly cardiopulmonary resuscitation to Joe Short, Paul Barnaby, and Dean Genter, county commissioners. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Fifth Third Mortgage, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs. Brian Schweer, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Fifth Third Mortgage, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs. Michael Neff, Defiance, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Sports

Kern Plays In Golf Tourney

Kade Kern, Archbold, participated in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship, Aug. 6- 8 in Pinehurst, N.C. Kade, son of Keith and Kim Kern, placed 96th in the boys seven-year-old age group. More...

Archbold Middle School Fall Sports Start Practices

Archbold Middle School begins fall sports practices next week. Athletes should report in workout gear and need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. More...

Youngster Bests Vet In Kart Racing

Kyle DeKnight, 14, Pettisville, defeated Archbold's John Huffman, a veteran kart racer and DeKnight's great uncle, in kart racing action, Sunday, Aug. 9. DeKnight and Huffman competed in the stock heavy class at the Fremont track. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Little is Much, ladies ensemble. Message, "Understanding Love, Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson's support group, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2 p.m., Ability Center of Defi ance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Aug. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 3: Crystal Burk, Delta, girl; Jennifer and Ryan Throne, Archbold, girl. Aug. 4: Jessica and Zachary Gericke, Archbold, boy. Aug. 5: Norma Fifer, Swanton, boy. More...

BREAKING STORY

Man Indicted For Setting Wauseon Fires

An investigation by the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal (SFM) Fire and Explosion Investigations Bureau, in cooperation with the Wauseon Police and Fire Departments and the Ohio Attorney Generals Office, has led to the indic More...

GOP Chairman To Resign Post

R.J. Lumbrezer, Lyons, will resign as the chairman of the Fulton County Republican Central Committee. More...

Church Trip To Paraguay Is Experience Of A Lifetime

A trip to South America for a religious gathering may not be the ideal vacation, but for 13 Archbold-area residents, it was an experience of a lifetime. More...

 

News

Deskins: School Needs To Examine New State Funding Legislation

David Deskins, Archbold Area School Board superintendent, said it will be some time before he knows the full impact of the state's new school funding scheme. The legislation was 3,000 pages in its initial form, Deskins said. More...

School Board Meets Behind Closed Doors

The Archbold Area School Board met in executive session for about an hour during the Monday night, Aug. 10, meeting. Stated reasons for the executive session were real estate and personnel matters. More...

Archbold School Board Hires Master Plumber

The Archbold Area School Board added the skills of a master plumber to the district custodial staff at its Monday night, Aug. 10, meeting. More...

People

Honeymoon In Cape Cod

Emily Schroeder, Archbold, and James Browder, Beavercreek, exchanged wedding vows at 5:30 p.m., Friday, July 17, 2009, at BayPointe Inn, Shelbyville, Mich. Fr. Robert Holden performed the ceremony. More...

Couple Announces Sept. 19 Nuptials

Kathryn Schmidt, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Luke Graf, Fort Wayne, Ind., announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jack and Roberta Schmidt, Fort Wayne, Ind. More...

Swiger, Wooten To Wed October 3

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Swiger, Cortland, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristi Lynn, to Andrew Joseph Wooten, Toledo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Richardson, Toledo, and Rex Wooten, Columbus. More...

Opinion

TAX HIKE

Republican County Commissioners Going Against Party Policy?

Viewed through the lens of today's hyper-charged political climate, Fulton County has long been a "red" county, shorthand for Republican. More...

Be A Leader

In the early 19th century, when a man felt himself a worthy challenger for a visiting boxer, he would "toss his hat into the ring." It was his way of signifying he would take on the champ. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday. Aug. 11, 1999 A lamb shown by Whitney Beck, rural Pettisville, was named grand champion junior market lamb at the Ohio State Fair, Friday, Aug. 6. More...