August 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Walking The Corduroy Road

Benjamin Aschliman, 7, Wauseon, walks on the "corduroy road" in the new Pioneer Settlement at Sauder Village. "Corduroy roads" were constructed by laying logs side by side across swampy ground in a pattern that reminded people of corduroy fabric. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mary Ellen Smith

May 12, 1918-Aug. 17, 2009

Mary Ellen Smith, age 91, of Fayette, passed away peacefully at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg on Monday evening, Aug. 17, 2009. Mary Ellen was born in Fayette on May 12, 1918, to the late Lyell and Daisy (Borton) Ford. More...

Donald J. Wyse

Donald J. Wyse, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 20, 2009 at the Archbold Hospital. He was born March 10, 1917 near Archbold, the son of Jefferson and Emma (Short) Wyse. He married Fern B. More...

Fern B. Wyse

Fern B. Wyse, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 20, 2009 at the Archbold Hospital. She was born Jan. 30, 1921 near Stryker, the daughter of Dan and Velma (Christner) Stuckey. She married Donald J. Wyse on Feb. More...

Sports

Archbold Football Ushers In New Era With New Head Coach

There is a familiar face but with a different role on the sideline this year when Archbold kicks off the 2009 football season. Bryan Miller replaced longtime mentor John Downey as head coach for the Blue and Gold. More...

Archbold Volleyball Brings Experience

The Archbold girls volleyball team, under the guidance of Julie Nofziger, seventh-year head coach, has plenty of experience from last year's squad that posted an 18-5 record and finished 7-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

Pettisville Golfers Have Enthusiasm

The Pettisville boys golf team is ready to hit the links, hoping to improve on last year's disappointing 0-15 season and last-place finish in the Buckeye Border Conference. Lost to graduation was Mike McDermott. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, There Is A Redeemer/ Blessed Redeemer, men's quartet. Message, "Love is Redemption," Stuart Rex. Second service: CD praiselude; offertory, My Savior, My God, Cameron Bible. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug 15: Dawn and Brent Howard, Delta, girl. Aug. 16: Danielle Grames, Napoleon, girl. Aug. 18: Kylee and Rex Miller, Liberty Center, girl; Nichole and Greg Bowman, Archbold, boy. Aug. 19: Holly Hunter, Delta, boy. More...

Organizations

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. More...

4-H, Sheriff Patrols Gone If County Budget Cut Another $1 Million

Commissioners Set Evening Sales Tax Hike Hearing

Tim Smith, Archbold, a businessman and property developer, asked the Fulton County Commissioners if they could cut $1 million from their budget right away. Smith's question came during the commissioner's second hearing, Thursday, Aug. More...

Seven Run For Three Seats On Archbold School Board

There is a seven-way race for three seats on the Archbold Area School Board. Four challengers will take on the three incumbents on Tuesday, Nov. 3. More...

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Ranked Excellent

The Archbold Area School District was ranked excellent with distinction, and Pettisville Local Schools are excellent, according to rankings assigned by the Ohio Department of Education. More...

Electronic Signs Need Zoning Variance

Outdoor electronic message boards, which can spell out messages, and even pictures, with hundreds of tiny lightemitting diodes, should have zoning variances. But some in the village don't. More...

News

FUN & FOOD AT CELEBRITY WAIT STAFF NIGHT

Archbold-area residents were entertained by local "celebrities" as they enjoyed dinner at the Celebrity Wait Staff Night, Monday, Aug. 17, at Stella Blue Restaurant, downtown Archbold. More...

Youngest Vendor?

MaryAnn Miller, Archbold, gets change back from Kendall Lovejoy, 9, rural Archbold, during the Archbold Farmers Market, Thursday, Aug. 6. More...

Archbold Zoning Board Okays Storage Building

The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals granted a zoning variance to Brad Rupp, Archbold, for a private storage building on East Mechanic Street. The board took the action at a Thursday, Aug. 20, meeting. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 16 6:28 pm: Reckless operation, 400 block Ditto St., left message for subject's parent to contact officer. Aug. 17 8:30 am: Cats left behind after moving out of mobile home, Fox Chase, subject returned and picked up cats. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 7 10:11 am: Harrison Lake State Park, medical, cancelled. Aug. 8 7:08 am: 600 block S. Lincoln St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Aug. 9 1:56 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Man Indicted For Allegedly Hurting Police Officer

Brenton L. Coe, 20, has been indicted on one count of burglary and one count of assault, after a Monday, Aug. 10, incident in which he allegedly injured Terry Mull, an Archbold police sergeant. More...

Opinion

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1999 Brad Peebles, Fulton County commissioner, has proposed a new Fulton County office building estimated to cost about $3 million. More...

Letter To The Editor

I want socialized medicine. More...

Newspapers: Still Needed

Other Editors Say...

These days it is fashionable in some circles to say that newspapers are dying, going out of business, the horse and buggy of news media. More...