September 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Talk Of EMS Money, Perception At Sales Tax Increase Hearing

The balance in the Fulton County EMS fund and the perception of the county commissioners by the voting public were big topics of discussion at the third hearing on a proposed increase in the county sales tax. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Steven Schnitkey

Steven Charles Schnitkey, age 59 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 5, 2009, in his home. He was born May 22, 1950, in Wauseon, the son of Charles "Til" and Melba (Nofzinger) Schnitkey, and married Karen Leupp on Aug. More...

Armando Tijerina Jr.

Mesa, Ariz.- Armando Tijerina Jr., 30, formerly of Archbold, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 1, 2009. What a celebration! He was born Feb. 26, 1979, in Wauseon, the son of Armando and Ofelia (Hernandez) Tijerina. More...

Death Notices

Carolyn Fricke, 76, Archbold, died Sept. 7, 2009. Albert W. Castillo, 76, Swanton, died Sept. 3, 2009. Survivors include his wife Beatriz, Archbold. (corrected from the previous version) More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 30 12:40 pm: vandalism, Woodland Park 7:29 pm: Unwanted subject, East Gardens, advised to stay away. 9:09 pm: Loud music complaint, advised subject to turn it down. 11:30 pm: Disabled vehicle, 1200 block Stryker St. Aug. More...

Cat Killed With Arrow

Evidence of cruelty to animals was discovered about 8:15 am, Thursday, Sept. 3, when policed received a report of a cat that had been killed with an arrow. More...

Subject Thwarted In Prescription Scam At Pharmacy

A person who attempted to have a phony prescription filled by a local pharmacy was thwarted, an Archbold police report said. A representative at the Pamida Pharmacy told police an attempt was made by telephone Saturday, Aug. More...

Sports

PHS Girls, AHS Boys Win Cross Country Meet

Varsity cross country teams from Archbold and Pettisville joined Evergreen for a tri-meet, Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Archbold reservoir. More...

Archbold Girls Soccer Beats Two Wildcat Teams

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated two Wildcat teams last week to up its record to 3-1. The Streaks hosted Napoleon, Tuesday, Sept. 1 and won 5-0. Lima Bath came to Archbold, Saturday, Sept. 5, and the Streaks were victorious 3-0. More...

Fast Start Gives Bears Easy Win Over AHS

Bryan came out firing out of the blocks, Friday, Sept. 4 at Archbold (1-1, 0-1 NWOAL) in their Northwest Ohio Athletic League opener. More...

TWO SEPT. 7 CRASH VICTIMS RELEASED FROM HOSPITALS

Developing Story

Two area persons injured in a Monday, Sept. 7 auto crash were released from Toledo hospitals, Friday, Sept. 11.–Updated 9.11, 4:57 pm More...

Fulton County Fair Sets New Saturday Record

A total of 60,731 people walked through the Fulton County Fair gates on Saturday, Sept. 5, setting a new Saturday attendance record. The new Saturday singleday record tops the previous best-ever Saturday, set in 2008, by 2,110. More...

Mercury Spill Cleaned Up At School

A private contractor specializing in hazardous materials cleanup has removed about a tablespoon-and-a-half of mercury from a science lab at the Archbold Middle School. A school custodian working on sink drains late Friday morning, Sept. More...

News

Rubbin' Is Racin'

Six Archbold middle school students were spotted with a friend from Napoleon racing cars on the midway at the Fulton County Fair, Sunday, Sept. 6. More...

Boy With Local Roots Plays In National Little League Baseball Junior League World Series

Eric Beck, a 14-year-old from Middlebury, Ind., was on a national team representing the central United States in the Little League Baseball Junior League World Series. He is the son of Kevin and Pat Beck. More...

Zoning Board Approves Electronic Sign For Church

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals approved a variance to allow Archbold United Methodist Church to install an electronic message board in front of the building. The board gave its approval, Thursday, Sept. 3. More...

People

100th Birthday

Katherine Vaculik, Ridgeville Corners, gets ready to take a swing at a piñata during a party held in honor of her 100th birthday, Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Community Health Professionals Archbold Adult Day Care Facility. More...

Taking A Spin Around The Fair

Trenton Fetter, 18 months, Adrian, Mich., and cousin Jordan Skates, 9, Pettisville, ride with the clowns at the Fulton County Fair. They are the grandchildren of Charles and Laura Nafziger, Pettisville.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Citizen of Year Applications

Application forms for the 2009 Archbold Citizen of the Year are available. Applications are available online at www.archboldchamber. com; the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce office, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. More...

Opinion

A Day Of Service To Remember 9-11

In the days after the 9-11 terrorist attacks, America and the world rallied together as never before. Volunteers arrived in droves in New York City. Donations ranging from clothing, to food, to tools, to cash, poured in. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999 Chad Rupp, Pettisville fifth grader, shows his goat Trigger at the county fair, according to a photograph. He is the son of Wes and Kathy Rupp. More...

Letters To The Editor

( Editor's Note: This letter is written in response to Sarah Maxwell's letter, which appeared in the Aug. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Bev Nelson, offertory. Message, "Something New," Nate Hamblin. Second service: Praiselude, Hosanna, worship team and band; Cameron Bible, offertory, One Day; message same as first service. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 27: Amber Dodson, Wauseon, girl. Aug. 28: Sara Saxer, Swanton, girl; Kelsey and Scott King, Wauseon, girl. Aug. 30: Janelle Burgoon, Wauseon, girl. Aug. 31: Ashley and Jacob Grieser, Archbold, boy. More...

A Cool Treat

Clay Nafziger, 8, Archbold, cools off with some shaved ice at the Fulton County Fair, Sunday, Sept. 6. The high temperature that day was 87 degrees.- photo by Mary Huber More...