October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Kinsman Wins Marathon

Rachel Kinsman, 35, Archbold, won the womens race at the 30th annual Columbus Marathon, Sunday, Oct. 18.   She won in two hours, 47 minutes, 44 seconds, almost a minute ahead of the second place female finisher. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mary E. Hollingshead

Mary E. Hollingshead, age 80, passed away early Oct. 19, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo. –Posted 10.21, 12:19 p.m. More...

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. More...

Rebecca Sue (D'Ambrosia) Freeman

Rebecca Sue (D'Ambrosia) Freeman, 27, Phoenix, Ariz., died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Phoenix Baptist Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz.   Born Aug. 25, 1982, in Defiance, she was the daughter of Frank X. and Susan Kay (Ankney) D'Ambrosia. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Weston Schrock and Marilyn Renz were married Oct. 25, 1959, at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon. The couple has two children, Mervin (Laura) Schrock, Findlay, and Nedra (Dan) Fleming, Bryan; and four grandchildren. More...

AHS Class of 1959 Reunion

  The Archbold High School Class of 1959 celebrated its 50th reunion the weekend of Sept. 26. More...

FFA News

Tim Spiess, Pettisville, was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in agricultural sales-entrepreneurship. More...

Opinion

Old Photo Corner

Members of the 1998 AHS volleyball team, which won the Division III state title and went 30-0, are, front row from left: Elizabeth Fether and Allison Frank, managers; Alyssa Beck, Kristin Rupp, Kylie More...

Blue Streak Volleyball A Smashing Success

It’s an accomplishment for a volleyball team to finish the regular season undefeated.   But to have the Archbold varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams finish with 22-0 records? That is spectacular.   More...

The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight?

The grainy, black-and-white security camera footage of a West Toledo gunfi ght played over and over again on television and the Internet last week.   More...

DISTRICT TOURNAMENT UPDATES - Free Access

Volleyball: Div. IV District semifinal: Antwerp def. Pettisville 25-21, 25-13, 25-18, Tuesday, Oct. 27.–Posted 10.27, 8:15 pm More...

FCHC, Archbold Hospital Declare Visitor Restrictions

Web Exclusive

Archbold Hospital and the Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, implemented temporary visitor restrictions in connection with year's flu season.–Posted 10.23, 4:51 p.m. More...

Blue Streak Volleyball Goes 22-0

The AHS varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams both finished the regular season with perfect 22-0 records. Top: varsity team members hoist the NWOAL championship trophy. More...

School Board Won't Purchase Land Due To Poor Economy

Scott Miller, president of the Archbold Area School Board, said the board will not pursue the purchase of property owned by the Archbold Evangelical Church.   More...

 

News

Excellent Presentation

Ann Jacobs, member, Ohio State Board of Education, fifth from left, presents the Archbold Area School District with its ninth straight banner for excellence, as judged by the Ohio Department of Education school district report card. More...

More Pumpkin Festival Winners

Winners of the 16th annual Pettisville Pumpkin Festival, Friday, Oct. 2:   2nd Grade– Mrs. Holsopple: Taylor Barber, 1st; Matt Rupp, 2nd. Mrs. Walker: Ava Hoylman, 1st; McKenzie Morgan, 2nd.   More...

Humor

Maybe it’s true that life begins at 50 ... More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 11   1:35 pm: Unwanted subjects pulling trailer through driveway to alley, subject belligerent to inquiry, gone when officers arrived.   Oct. 12   No reports.   Oct. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   FIA Card Service, Wilmington, Del., plaintiff vs David McCauley, Swanton, defendant. Other civil.   Hamler State Bank, Hamler, plaintiff vs HAM Properties, Bryan, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed, second, legal speed. First dollar amount is fine, second, costs.)   Traffic   Brandon M. Cottrell, Wauseon, disobeyed traffic signal, N. Shoop Ave. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Sectional Semifinal Over Swanton

Top-seeded Archbold (23-0) defeated Swanton (4-17) 25-15, 25-11, 25-17, last night, Tuesday, to advance to the Division III sectional volleyball final against Liberty Center (12-8), Saturday, Oct. 24, 6:15 p.m., at AHS. More...

Streaks Cap 22-0 Season With NWOAL Crown

“The Dream Lives”

Archbold reclaimed the Northwest Ohio Athletic League volleyball title last week, defeating Evergreen in their final game of the regular season.   The Streaks won the title outright, Thursday, Oct. More...

AHS Beats Tigers

The Archbold volleyball team earned a share of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title, Tuesday, Oct. 13, with a 25-23, 25-21, 25- 12 win at Liberty Center.   Serving: AHS 69/76. Devin Newman 21/21, 5 aces. Mindy Wyse, 10/11, 2 aces. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Geoff and Jill Ludlow, prelude, offertory. Message, “The Character of a Christian: Part 1,” Stuart Rex. More...

AHS Class Of 1941 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1941 met recently for a class reunion with 11 members present. The class was the 50th class to graduate from AHS. It consisted of 32 girls and 14 boys. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct 9: Tasha Cook, Wauseon, boy.   More...