December 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Ridgeville's ROCS Offers Another Chance At High School Education For Students

The Fulton County Opportunity School has a new home. In fact, opportunity schools of four counties have a new home in Ridgeville Corners. “We go by the acronym ROCS because we rock,” said Steve Held, supervisor of the new program. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jon D. Schaffner

Nov. 18, 1940-Dec.24, 2009

Jon D. Schaffner, 69, of Pettisville, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. 24, 2009, at Toledo Hospital. He was born on Nov. 18, 1940, in Gorham Township, Ohio, to the late Gaylord and Helen (Rollins) Schaffner. More...

Florence E. Barnard

Florence E. Barnard, 98, a longtime Montpelier resident and a resident of Fairlawn Haven in Archbold since 2000, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2009, in Archbold Hospital following a brief illness. Born Dec. 16, 1911, at Colton, Ohio to Rose E. More...

Thelma A. Kleck

Thelma A. Kleck, age 100, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she was a self-employed business owner, operating the former Kleck's Home Bakery in Archbold, for many years. More...

Sports

Streaks Beat BG, Improve To 7-1

The Archbold girls basketball team jumped out to a 28-14 halftime lead on its way to a 53-38 non-league victory over Bowling Green, Monday, Dec. 21, in The Thunderdome. “This was a nice team win,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. More...

Blue Streaks Send Panthers Packing

The Stryker Panthers (3-2) came rolling into Archbold, Tuesday, Dec. 22, looking for a little Christmas gift. More...

Archbold Goes 6-4 At Bobcat Duals

The Archbold wrestling team finished the two-day Bowling Green Bobcat Duals with a 6-4 record. The meet was run Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20. The Streaks stand 18-3 overall. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Prelude; call to worship, Joy To The World, senior choir; offertory, Sarah Lockman Fryman. Message, “Jesus As King,” Jesse Kahler. More...

2010 Bible Quiz Starts Sunday

The 2010 Bible Quiz season kicks off at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 3, at Central Mennonite Church, 21703 St. Rt. 2, Archbold. More...

Bible Study

The Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday Jan. 12, 9:30 a.m. The non-denominational study is on the book “Women of the Bible.” More...

New Pettisville School Ready By May 2011?

The new Pettisville school building could be finished by May 2011, Pettisville School board members were told at the Monday, Dec. 14, meeting. More...

Retired NSCC Leader Named Interim President At Owens Community College

Larry G. McDougle, former president of Northwest State Community College, will become the interim president of Owens Community College, Perrysburg Township, Friday, Jan. 1. More...

Pettisville's Tim Spiess Wins State FFA Title, Becomes One Of Four National Finalists

Every FFA member is required to do a Supervised Agricultural Experience project. However, not every FFA member takes his or her project through district judging to win first place in the state. More...

News

Short Named Assistant At Wastewater Plant

Mike Short, a 16-year Village of Archbold employee, has been named the assistant superintendent at the Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant. Archbold Village Council approved the action at the Monday night, Dec. 21, council meeting. More...

Third Grade Reading Scores Low, But Top State Average

Michele Bagrowski, Archbold Area School District curriculum director, told members of the Archbold Area School board 61.5% of the third grade pupils earned a passing grade on the reading portion of the Fall Ohio Achievement Assessment. More...

Port Authority Looking To Buy M&W Railroad

The Regional Port Authority of Northwest Ohio is trying to buy a railroad. Fulton County is a member of the authority, along with Defiance, Henry, and Paulding counties. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 21 7:37 pm: Subject spinning vehicle (“doing donuts”) in parking lot, Nobel Automotive. Advised subject that the lot is private property, sent motorist on his way. More...

Men Indicted For Pettisville Break-In

Jerod R. Yedica, 19, Archbold, the driver of a car that crashed the same day as a break-in at Sunday’s Market in Pettisville, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury. More...

Foster Dog Bites Local Man

Jason Rose, Southfield, Mich., was bitten by a foster dog in an incident that occurred at the home of his parents, Bill and Cynthia Rose, 321 Stryker Street, about 11 pm, Thursday, Dec. 24. More...

Opinion

Reap The Wind

It’s a good plan for the Archbold Area School Board to proceed with building a money-saving wind turbine, even if it means borrowing about $400,000. More...

Success Lives In Archbold

Success has lived in Archbold for more than 100 years. Achieving was in every personal thought. Improvement was the focus; gain was the common goal. More...

Letter To The Editor

When I pulled into the parking lot at the Archbold Library a few minutes before opening time this morning (Tuesday, Dec. More...