October 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Trick-Or-Treat Date, Hours Set

Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners have set date and times for trick-ortreat. Nearly all events take place Saturday, Oct. 31, the date of Halloween. More...

Alzheimer’s Disease Also Victimizes Family, Schrock Says

Alzheimer’s Disease is a thief. It steals memories, abilities, and personalities before it steals the bodies they are housed in. It steals time with loved ones, enjoying memories of years past and making new memories to treasure. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Freda M. Ruffer

Freda M. Ruffer, age 78, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at the University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo.–Posted 10.18, 3:10 pm More...

Patricia A. Gisel

Patricia A. Gisel, age 68 years, of Archbold, passed away suddenly Tuesday evening, Oct. 6, 2009, at the Archbold Hospital. She was born Dec. 27, 1940, near Wauseon, the daughter of Ralph and Violet (Rupp) Gisel. More...

Doris E. Klinger

Doris E. Klinger, age 85, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2009 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to her retirement, Doris had worked as a switchboard operator at the former Detwiler Hospital in Wauseon. More...

People

Parents Announce Nov. 7 Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. John Curtzwiler, Defiance, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah, to Michael Overmier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Overmier, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Defiance High School. More...

Sports

Streaks Beat Delta, Stay Atop NWOAL

It was a battle of two 5-0 volleyball teams in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. Both wanted to stay on top in the league standings. Archbold, ranked second in the coaches’ association Division III poll, was 17-0 overall. Delta was 16-1. More...

Bontrager Field Goal Seals Win Over Delta

Archbold (5-2, 4-1 NWOAL) is making a habit of spoiling other schools’ Homecomings. After the Streaks pummeled Montpelier 63-0 on Oct. 2, they traveled to Delta (1-6, 1-4 NWOAL), Friday, Oct. 9. More...

Div. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups

Matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn. Archbold hosts the Div. III sectional tournament, where the Streaks (20-0) received the number one seed. Delta (18-2) is seeded second. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; children’s challenge, “Heaven” and sermon, “Consummation: Life Ever After,” Jesse Kahler. More...

4-H News

The Ridge Kids 4-H Club, Ridgeville Corners, celebrated the completion of a very successful year at the Henry County 4-H Recognition Day program, Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Henry County Fairgrounds. More...

Whitt Named October Resident Of The Month At Fairlawn

Sara Whitt was named the October Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Born June 14, 1923 to Opal and Claude Cheesebro in Onstead, Mich, she was one of six children. More...

Pettisville School District Looks To Tighten Belt

Chris Lee, Pettisville Local School District treasurer, said school officials are tightening the district’s budget belt, as income tax revenue is decreasing. More...

Fire Department Holds Open House

The Archbold Fire Department hosted an open house, Saturday, Oct. 10. Top: Sebastian May, 2, will have to grow up a bit to fit in the fire gear he tried on. More...

Toll Collectors Continue At Archbold Interchange

For now, motorists exiting the Ohio Turnpike at the Archbold Fayette interchange will still have the option of working with a live toll collector. More...

News

Winners Named For Decorated Pumpkin Contest

Winners of the 16th annual Pettisville Pumpkin Festival, Friday, Oct. 2: Judges choice, adult division: Mary Rufenacht, 1st place; Mike Barber, 2nd; Janet Barber, 3rd. More...

Rosebrock Receives Mary Short Award

Patti Rosebrock is the 2009 winner of the Archbold Community Theatre Mary Short Memorial Award. Rosebrock has served on the ACT board for two terms and has been treasurer. More...

Flood Risk Informational Open House On Tuesday

A flood risk information open house is Tuesday, Oct. 20, 4-7 p.m. in the second floor conference room at the Fulton County Administration Building, 142 S. Fulton St., Wauseon. The open house is hosted by the U.S. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 4 5:02 pm: Brittani Stanford, East Gardens, reported $107 in cash was stolen from her purse during the preceding night. The purse was in her apartment. Under investigation. More...

Local Boy Charged With Starting Fire

A 12-year-old Archbold boy has been charged with starting a fire at the East Gardens apartment complex sometime Saturday or Sunday, Oct. 3-4. Tammy Cervantes, complex manager, told police on Monday, Oct. More...

Subjects In Oct. 6 Scuffle

No charges have been filed in connection with a scuffle that occurred in the 100 block of Pleasant St. about 1:10 am, Tuesday, Oct. 6. More...

Opinion

Leaders Must Lead By Example

There is an old principle of leadership which states leaders must be willing to do what they ask of their subordinates. The Fulton County Commissioners are demonstrating leadership. More...

HEALTH

Who's To Pay

Throughout the long summer, the nation was embroiled in debate over health care. At times the debate resulted in ominous tones. There is one basic fundamental health care question that America must answer. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999 Dedication of the new chapel at the Filling Home, Napoleon, is Sunday, Oct. 17. Residents will have an opportunity to have leaf pick-up this year, at a cost of $1.25 per biodegradable bag. More...