December 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Pettisville School Board Looks At Levy

The Pettisville School Board discussed placing a permanent improvement tax levy on the ballot at the Monday, Dec. 14, meeting. 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.   Prior to his disability, Mr. More...

Vernon Frey

Vernon Frey, age 97 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday night, Dec. 11, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   He was born Feb. 27, 1912, near Pettisville, a son of Ezra and Cora (Miller) Frey. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 6   8:28 am, Vandalism, Monterey Ct.   Dec. 7   6:51 am: Semi struck street light post, northwest corner of N. Defiance St.- Stryker St. intersection, detailed in last week’s issue.   More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Nofziger Farms Services, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Doug Stuckey, Archbold, defendant. Other civil.   Beneficial Ohio, Brandon, Fla., plaintiff vs Jason Baun, Archbold, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Pickup Vandalized

John H. Damron, Napoleon, told Archbold police his mini-pickup truck was damaged while parked at the Nu- Arch Lanes between 8:20 pm and 10:44 pm, Monday, Dec. 7. More...

Opinion

Lutz Road Truck Decision A Puzzler

The recent decision to reopen Lutz Road to heavy commercial truck traffic is puzzling.   Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, made the decision after consulting with other village officials. More...

No Extra Holiday For Village Workers

Archbold Village Council won’t authorize an extra paid holiday for village workers in lieu of a raise. That was a good council decision.   More...

Letter To The Editor

Glaciers are melting in Himalayas. Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets are melting and raising ocean levels. Alpine snow is missing. Soloman Islands were abandoned because Pacific Ocean has risen.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; offertory, Come Emmanuel, senior choir. Message, “Jesus As Prophet,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude, offertory, Glory In The Highest,” worship team band. More...

Organizations

HOPE   Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group family gathering, Monday, Dec. 21, 6:30 p.m., Potowatoni Shelter House, Oak St., Wauseon.   NwOESC   Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 3: Katlin Allen, Archbold, boy.   Dec. 5: Holly and Ebie Atkins, Defiance, boy.   More...

Bollard Busters Beware: Camera Will Keep Watch

Archbold will soon have a 24-hour witness watching over the bollards at the intersection of North Defiance and Stryker streets. More...

Prices Going Up Jan. 1 For Parks & Rec Programs

Prices for participation in Archbold Parks & Recreation programs will increase beginning Jan. 1, Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks and Recreation director, told members of Park Board during its meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 8. More...

Toys Bring Cheer

Michelle Collins, left, toy coordinator for the Fulton County Christmas Cheer program, and Jessica Short, a toy elf, both of Archbold, sort some of the $20,000 worth of toys collected for Christmas Cheer. More...

 

News

Gingerbread Man Found By Kindergarten Kids

The Gingerbread Man made his annual appearance (and disappearance) in the Pettisville kindergarten classrooms earlier this year.   Gingerbread men from the kindergarten classes were returned to students, Thursday and Friday, Dec. More...

It’s Official: Janet Wyse On School Board

It’s official: Janet Wyse has been elected to the Archbold Area School Board.   Kathy Meyer, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said recounts in Fulton and Henry counties resulted in no changes of vote totals. More...

Northwest State Community College Offers Discounted Tuition Program

Northwest State Community College is the only college in Ohio to offer reduced tuition rates.   “A lot of other colleges have taken a 2% to 4% rate increase,” said Thomas Stuckey, NSCC president, on Monday. More...

People

Couple To Wed January 9

 Ken and Sheila Gruenhagen,Wauseon, and Rick and Deb Roth, Archbold, announcethe engagement of their children, Caitlin M. Gruenhagen  and Craig M. Roth. More...

Sports

Wyse Signs Letter Of Intent

Stacy Wyse, an Archbold High School senior, has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Goshen (Ind.) College. She will major in American sign language. Seated with Wyse, center, are her parents, Gary and Robin. More...

Fast Start Lifts Blue Streaks Past Tigers

All the Archbold boys basketball team needed was a fast start to propel it past Liberty Center (0-2, 0-1 NWOAL) 56-32 in a Thursday, Dec. 10 Northwest Ohio Athletic League matchup. More...

Streak Wrestlers Win Hopewell Invitational

The Archbold wrestling team kicked off the season at Bascom for the Hopewell- Loudon Invitational, Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 12.   Archbold went a perfect 9- 0 to take the title. More...