October 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Sectional Champions

Pettisville and Archbold both won sectional volleyball championships, Saturday, Oct. 24. Top: the ecstatic Blackbirds celebrate after defeating Stryker in the fifth game to win the Division IV title at PHS. More...

St. John Lutheran Celebrates 150 Years

In 1859, when St. John Lutheran Church was chartered, there was a Lutheran church built about every five miles. “There were a lot of German Lutheran farmers in this part of Henry County,” said Dale Kern, church pastor. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mary E. Hollingshead

Mary E. Hollingshead, age 80, passed away early Oct. 19, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo. She was born on Feb. 17, 1929 in West Unity to Amos and Edna (Stipe) Stauffer. She married William (Bill) W. Hollingshead on July 1, 1951. More...

Hazel M. Weber

Hazel M. Weber, age 97 years, of Pettisville, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 20, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Aug. 27, 1912, near Wauseon, the daughter of Otto and Cora (Vonier) Leininger. More...

People

AHS Class Of ‘89 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1989 met for its 20-year class reunion, Friday, Sept. 25, at Stella Blue Restaurant, Archbold. More...

Couple To Wed In Marble Cliff

Steve and Brenda Case, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina S., Gahanna, to Dan E. Knight, son of Dennis and Kathy Knight, Upper Arlington. More...

Opinion

School Board Land Decision A Good Move

The Archbold Area School Board made a good decision by not purchasing property owned by the Archbold Evangelical Church. There are dozens of good reasons to buy the 3.5-acre parcel adjacent to land already owned by the school district. More...

Choose Constitutional Amendments Carefully

Seems like every time Ohio voters go to the polls, they’re asked to make changes, also known as amendments, to the Ohio Constitution. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1999 David Von Deylen, Ridgeville Corners, was inducted into the Four County Career Center Wall of Fame Monday evening. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, He Never Failed Me Yet, adult choir. Message, “The Character of a Christian: Part 2,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 16: Katie and Michael Whiteman, Archbold, girl; Nikki and Eric Wiemken, Defiance, girl. Oct. 17: Monica and Christopher Fogarty, Bryan, girl. Oct. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette. Divorce More...

NOV. 3, 2009 ELECTION RESULTS - Free Access

BREAKING NEWS

 Archbold School Board (Fulton and Henry counties included in totals; top 3 vote-getters elected):    Jon Lugbill: 1,499; Phil Nofziger 1,030; Janet Wyse 985; Roel Galvan 973; Cheryl Storrer 768; Nimrod Rodriguez 497; Edward Shelling 2 More...

REGIONAL TOURNAMENT UPDATE - Free Access

Hostetler Advances To State Track Meet

Tanner Hostetler, a Pettisville High School sophomore, has advanced to the Division III state girls cross country meet.–Posted 10.31, 9:20 p.m. More...

Seven Vie For Three Seats

Archbold School Board

The election of members to the Archbold Area School Board is among the most contested on the Tuesday, Nov. 3 ballot. Four challengers face three incumbents for three seats on the board. More...

Polling Places, Voting Hours For Election Day On Nov. 3

Voting places across Ohio will open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. for the Tuesday, Nov. 3 fall general election. More...

News

Voters Face State, Local Issues

Voters in the Archbold Area face two township tax levy renewals plus three statewide issues when they go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. 3. More...

Public Cooperative With Hospital Policies

Flu Season Prompts Visitation Restrictions

Officials with Archbold Hospital and the Fulton County Health Center report the public has been cooperating with a new policy of restricted patient visits. More...

Trick-Or Treat Is Sat.

Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners will hold Trick-or-Treat, Saturday, Oct. 31. Archbold kicks off the night with the annual Pumpkin Path event, from 4-5:30 pm. Trick-or-Treat runs from 6-7:30 pm. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 18 2:29 am: Domestic dispute, 400 block West St. 2:52 pm: Loose dog, Monterey Ct., took to kennel, released to owner. Oct. 19 12:35 pm: Found license plate, E. Beech St. at S. Defi ance St., notified owner. Oct. 20 More...

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 13 3:17 pm: 24000 block Co. Rd. S, medical emergency, transported from residence to Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers -Bryan, mutual aid with Ridgeville Rescue. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Oct. 17 9:53 pm: Archbold Elevator, smoke investigation. More...

Sports

Antwerp Defeats Birds In Div. IV District Semifinal

Antwerp defeated Pettisville 25-21, 25-13, 25-18, last night, Tuesday, to advance to the Div. IV district volleyball championship at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, at Napoleon. The Birds ended the season with a 16-8 record. More...

Streaks Win D-III Sectional

The dream stays alive for the Archbold volleyball team. The Streaks (24-0) easily defeated Liberty Center 25- 12, 25-9, 25-16 in a Division III sectional final at AHS, Saturday, Oct. 24. More...

Archbold Girls Soccer Advances To District

The Archbold girls soccer team advanced to the Division II district semifinal with a 2-0 victory over Eastwood, Saturday, Oct. 24 in a sectional final at Ottawa Hills. More...