August 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Sergeant Injured In Scuffle

Terry Mull, an Archbold police sergeant, was injured and required medical attention after scuffling with a subject about 3 am, Monday Aug. 10. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jewel A. Taylor

A memorial service celebrating Jewel A. Taylor's life will be Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, 2 p.m., at the Archbold United Methodist Church. Rev. David David will preside. A private family internment at the Archbold Cemetery will precede the service. More...

Harold C. Liechty

Harold C. Liechty, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday evening, Aug. 14, 2009, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. He was born Oct. More...

Geneva M. Rueger

Geneva M. Rueger, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away early Monday morning, Aug. 17, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Feb. 13, 1921, near West Unity, the daughter of Harvey and Vera (Strausbaugh) Bowman. More...

People

Meller, Poulson Visit Costa Rica, View Ag Operations

Sometimes being a good student has rewards beyond college scholarships. Rebekah Meller's reward was a trip to Costa Rica, June 16- 26, sponsored by FFA Global, a division of the National FFA organization. More...

Kallsens Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Fred Kallsen and Ethel Traut, Coronado, Calif., were married Aug. 22, 1959, at St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington. More...

Couple Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Al Kreuz and Char Gleckler, rural Delta, were married Aug. 22, 1959, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Assumption. Rev. Nick Langenderfer, Al's uncle, officiated. More...

Opinion

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999 Michael Pressler, new principal at the Archbold Middle School, says his post is one he could retire in. "Absolutely," he said. "I enjoy being a middle school principal. More...

Speak Out On Sales Taxes

Citizens have one more chance to express opinions on a possible hike in the Fulton County sales tax at a public hearing, Thursday, Aug. 20, 9 am. Two men spoke out at the first hearing, Thursday, Aug. 13. More...

Governor: Hands Off Anti-Smoking Dollars

You give a child $100 to buy school books; instead, he buys tennis shoes. Maybe the child needed new shoes. But the money was for books. More...

Business Owner Arrested In 2007 Wauseon Arsons

Chas. Bryan Owned Doc Holliday's; April Blaze Did $5 Million Damage

Charles L. Bryan, Jr., Wauseon, owner of the former Doc Holliday's restaurant in downtown Wauseon, has been indicted on arson and other charges for two downtown Wauseon fires, one of which caused $5 million in damages. More...

Grime Leaving Village Council

Brad Grime, who has served 12 years as an Archbold Village Council member, said he will not seek reelection. At the Monday night, Aug. More...

School Bells Ring For Archbold, Pettisville

Archbold and Pettisville school districts are ready to welcome children to the 2009- 10 school year. Archbold students report Monday, Aug. 24. Pettisville opens Tuesday, Aug. 25. More...

 

News

Two Speak Out At Tax Hike Hearing

A wage cut for all government employees, including elected officials, and ignoring state mandates that don't come with funding, were two suggestions Fulton County Commissioners received at the Thursday, Aug. More...

Transported By Helicopter

Archbold rescue workers and a helicopter ambulance crew load Levi Vajen, 402 Park St., after he was injured when the boat engine he was working on exploded about 4:10 pm, Thursday, Aug. 13. Vajen was flown to the St. More...

Sauder Village Addition Provides Link To The Past

"I think what people who come out here want is a way to connect," said Ann Lux, Sauder Village curator. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 9 2:28 am: Loud subjects, East Gardens, advised to quiet down. 3:38 pm: Citation to Danialle M. Smitley, 26, Archbold, speeding, 700 block E. Lutz Rd. Aug. 10 3:18 am: Burglary, East Gardens. 2 pm: Furniture theft, 1101 S. Defiance St. More...

Parts Worth $10,000 Stolen From Firm

Stainless steel machine parts valued at $10,184 were reported stolen from Frozen Specialties, Inc., sometime between July 1 and Aug. 12. The parts, all stainless steel, included impeller blades for a pump, a clamp, and an extruding head insert. More...

Investigate Report Of Menacing

Archbold police officers are investigating an incident in where a man allegedly menaced others with a knife, Friday, Aug. 14. More...

Sports

AHS Golf Returns Five

The Archbold golf team, under Kevin Miller, head coach, returns five letterwinners from last year's squad that went 81-22, and finished second in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 6-2 record. More...

AHS Soccer Team Returns 15

"We have a strong team returning this year with lots of game experience," said James Kidder, Archbold girls varsity soccer coach. Strong may be an understatement. More...

Pettisville Soccer Ready To Shoot, Score In 2009

The Pettisville soccer team, under Richard Nyce, head coach, is ready for the 2009 season. Nyce, a 10-year veteran at the helm, has compiled an 88- 67 record. The Birds posted a 10-6 record last year, including a win in tournament action. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite Sunday: MYF praise band, prelude, offertory, music leader; John Dinius, worship leader; Emma King and Travis Beck, drama. Message, "Prepare Yourself," Gary and Sandy Stuckey. Wednesday: MYF. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 7: Wendi and Christopher Brown, Wauseon, boy. Aug. 10: Ashley Smith, Wauseon, girl; Jamie and Steven Hanson, Wauseon, boy. More...

Fairlawn Shuffleboard Winners

Winners of an Aug. 12 shuffleboard tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, Archbold, are, from left: Russ McQuillin, first place; Fred Wells, second; Dale Gautsche, third. - courtesy photo More...