September 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Jake Fidler Becomes A Toledo Rocket

Imagine that one day, you’re a summer employee of the Village of Archbold, painting fire hydrants, mowing grass, spraying weeds. You then descend some 25 feet into a pit waist deep in mud and silt. More...

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Obituaries

Richard E. Kruse

Richard E. Kruse, age 56, of Omaha, Neb., passed away Sept. 16, 2009, after a courageous battle with kidney cancer.   He had worked for Campbell Soup in Napoleon and transferred to Campbell Soup in Omaha, Neb., in 1997. More...

Denver J. Nofziger

Denver J. Nofziger, age 72 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, Sept. 20, 2009, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, from injuries received in an automobile accident Sept. 7 near Lyons. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 13   8:59 am: Bicycle found, Hawthorn Dr., placed in vehicle storage building.   7:05 pm: Theft, Dollar General.   Sept. 14   6:45 pm: Found speed bumps, 100 block Schlatter St. More...

Suspected Marijuana Found Near High School

A small quantity of material suspected to be marijuana was found outside Archbold High School, Thursday, Sept. 17. More...

Delivery Box Taken; Car Window Smashed

An aluminum box designed to transport baked goods was reported stolen from the rear of Lange’s Bakery.   The box was borrowed, then returned to the bakery about 8 pm, Friday, Sept. 11. More...

Opinion

Questions Over Administrators' Raises

The decision by the Archbold Area School Board to grant pay raises to three school district administrators spawns questions. More...

Commissioners Make Right Decision

Fulton County Commissioners had a tough job last week– to balance the budget by raising the county sales tax onehalf of one percent, or make more cuts?   Either way, county residents would feel the pain.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999   Changes in the Ohio laws affecting village and city income taxes are not a high priority in the Ohio senate, Lynn Wachtmann, Napoleon, told council Monday evening.   More...

Three School Administrators Get Pay Raises

Michelle Bagrowski, Allan Gladieux, and Dorothy Lambert, Archbold Area School District administrators, each received 2.25% pay raises during the Monday, Sept. 21, Archbold Area School Board meeting. More...

Oct. 5 Is Voter Registration Deadline For Nov. 3 Election

Persons who vote in the Nov. 3 General Election must be registered with the county board of elections by Monday, Oct. 5, Kathy Meyer, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said last week. More...

Commissioners Increase Sales Tax, Cut Employee Wages

Fulton County Commissioners took more steps to deal with the general fund budget deficit, increasing the county sales tax and cutting employee wages. More...

 

News

Prepare To Fight Flu With Vaccinations

The Fulton County Health Department has not yet received vaccine to inoculate persons against the H1N1 flu virus.   Mike Oricko, Fulton County health commissioner, said the H1N1 vaccine is not available, yet. More...

Millers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Vic and Jeanette Miller, Defiance, are celebrating their 50th anniversary.   Vic Miller, Archbold, and Jeanette Wyse, Stryker, were married Sept. 19, 1959, at St. John Lutheran Church, Stryker, by Rev. Theis.   More...

Sauder Woodworking Has Layoff; Signs EPA Agreement

Kevin Sauder, president and chief executive officer of Sauder Woodworking, confirmed recently that 90 workers were laid off at the start of September. More...

Sports

Streaks Sink Vikings In 36-8 League Win

Archbold (2-2, 1-1 NWOAL) took to the road, Friday, Sept. 18, traveling to the far reaches of Fulton County to take on Northwest Ohio Athletic League rival Evergreen (1-3, 0- 2 NWOAL). More...

Blue Streak Soccer Wins Two, Drops One

After the Archbold girls soccer team dropped a 3-2 decision at Liberty-Benton, Monday, Sept. 14, the Streaks won their next two games.   AHS (6-2) hosted Bryan, Thursday, Sept. 17, and won 2-1. The Streaks hosted Crestview, Saturday, Sept. More...

AHS Volleyball Stays Undefeated At 8-0

The Archbold volleyball team kept its record perfect at 8-0, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with four victories last week. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Cameron Bible. Message, “Fall-Our Choice,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude, God, You Reign, worship team and band; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Organizations

NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center Local Professional Development Committee, Monday, Sept. 28, 4 p.m., NWOESC, 205 Nolan Parkway, Archbold.   4-H   Second annual Celebrate 4-H Camp Palmer Day, Saturday, Oct. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Sept. 8: Nicole Mann, Napoleon, girl.   Sept. 9: Jessica Perez, Wauseon, boy.   Sept. 11: Meagan and Jeremy Beck, Archbold, boy.   Sept. More...