December 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board Election Recount Is Dec. 14

The Fulton County Board of Elections will recount the votes of five out of seven candidates in the Archbold Area School Board race. More...

Sauder Calls Back Some Employees

Kevin Sauder, president and chief executive officer of Sauder Woodworking, reported some good news last week.   “We are starting to see our business pick up a little, and have gone back to working full five-day production weeks. More...

Hire Chamber Director By End Of The Year

Mark Hagans, incoming president of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the board of trustees plans to have the director spot filled by the end of 2009. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dale E Hayward

Dale E Hayward, age 61, of Delta, passed away after a long, courageous battle with MS, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, with his wife, Jean, by his side. –Posted 12.9, 2:52 pm More...

Phyllis (Frey) Brunk

Phyllis (Frey) Brunk, 75, passed away at the Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, N.M., on Nov. 23, 2009.   Phyl was born in Fulton County, Ohio, on Aug. 12, 1934, and graduated from Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, Va.   More...

Martha Jean Oyer

Martha Jean Oyer, 82, of Austin, Texas, and formerly of Wauseon, passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2009, after a long illness.   Jean will be remembered for her caring and giving attitude she brought to everyone that was a part of her life. More...

People

Exchange Vows Jan. 2

Brad and Julia Rupp, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Will, to Benjamin Glynn, son of Patrick and Melanie, Elkhart, Ind. More...

4-H News

The 4-H programs of Defi ance, Fulton, Paulding, Henry, and Williams counties held a day-long Career Day for 38 seventh grade 4-H students, Friday, Nov. 20, at Four County Career Center, Archbold. More...

Opinion

Good News In Hometown Archbold, Ohio

It’s Christmas and time to celebrate the good news here at home. In an endless sea of bad news, it’s time to enjoy the good news here in our beautiful village that everyone is proud to call home. More...

Share Christmas With Your Merchants

Whether you’re cutting back or splurging a little, it’s more important than ever to remember and do your Christmas shopping in Archbold this year.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday Dec. 8, 1999   The municipal income tax collection topped $3.5 million at the end of November.   Over a quarter-million vehicles used Ohio Turnpike Exit 25 between Nov. 13, 1998, and Sept. 30, 1999. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Deb Neuenschwander, children’s challenge; Grace Diller, piano offertory. Message, Given to Give, Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

ACT   Archbold Community Theatre tryouts for production of “Angel Street,” Monday, Dec. 14 and Tuesday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Participants will read from the script.   Divorce   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 25: Danielle and Donny Blackmer, Fayette, boy.   Nov. 28: Sarah and Steven Hasting, West Unity, boy; Ashley and Anthony Stuckey, Archbold, boy.   Nov. 29: Kayla Hernandez, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Water, Sewer Rates Going Up

Archbold Village Council approved a 2% increase in water service, and a 3% hike for sanitary sewers, during the Monday night, Dec. 7, meeting.   The new rates will become effective with the March bills. More...

Semis Allowed On Lutz Road

Heavy trucks, once strictly forbidden from traveling over Lutz Road, have been allowed to use the road as of Friday, Nov. 27. More...

EPA Reduces Fine For Sauder Woodworking

Sauder Woodworking will pay a $79,500 fine for alleged federal clean air act violations from the company's sawdust-burning power plant. More...

Life’s A Game

Hope Harvey, an Archbold High School senior, goes over her “checkbook” with Sue Cuevas, Archbold, during the “Game of Life,” one of the activities of the AHS Senior Success Day More...

 

News

"It's A Wonderful Life"Is Great Holiday Fare

Those looking for an evening of holiday-themed entertainment can do no better than to spend an evening with Archbold Community Theatre’s “It’s a Wonderful Life.”   More...

No Wage Hike For Village Employees

Because the consumer price index was a negative three-tenths of one percent (- 0.3%) for 2009, employees of the Village of Archbold will not receive a pay increase. More...

Christmas Cheer Program Changes

Fulton County Christmas Cheer, a program that is close-to a 30-year tradition, has gone through some changes, but will continue in 2009. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 29   1:25 pm: Domestic dispute, 800 block West St.   Nov. 30   1:15 am: subject riding on pickup truck by hanging off tailgate, advised to get inside truck bed.   6:22 am: Vandalism, Archbold Area School District. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Nov. 19   8:52 pm: Auto accident, Co. Rd. J at Co. Rd. 22, assisted Fayette Rescue.   Nov. 20   10:44 am: Home Restaurant, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Oct. 30   2:36 pm: Oberhaus Enterprises, sprinkler alarm, worker opened valve by mistake, false alarm.   Nov. 4   12:27 am: Co. Rd. D between Co. Rds. 19 and 20, smoke, unfounded.   Nov. More...

Sports

Streaks Beat Wauseon In Season Opener

A low-scoring but fastpaced first half had Wauseon supporting a three-point lead after Landon Schaffner buried a three-pointer at the buzzer, but Archbold owned the second half on its way to a 53-49 non-league boys basketball victory, Saturday, Dec. More...

AHS Girls Open Season With Win Over Delta

Jumping out to a 17-6 lead after the first quarter, Archbold never looked back on its way to a 54-30 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory at Delta, Friday, Dec. 4.   It was the season-opener for the Streaks. Delta dropped to 0-3, 0-1 NWOAL. More...

Birds Beat Delta, North Central

The Pettisville girls basketball team upped its record to 2-1, 1-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference, with two victories last week.   The Birds opened the week with a 59-41 non-league victory over Delta, Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Bird Cage. More...