January 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Makes Park Payment Of $200,000

Archbold Village Council voted to make a second payment of $200,000 on the Woodland Park construction debt during its Monday night Jan. 4, meeting.   But the decision may delay council’s planned extension of Lafayette Street to Co. Rd. More...

Two Local Firms Fail Alcohol, Tobacco Checks

Two Archbold businesses, Archbold Super Valu Foods and Nu-Arch Lanes, were cited by the Ohio Investigative Unit for selling alcohol to minors.   Of the four Archbold businesses tested, none sold tobacco products to a minor.   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Randy S. Momyer

Oct. 13, 1954-Dec. 30, 2009

Randy S. Momyer, 55, of Fayette, passed away early Wednesday morning, Dec. 30, 2009, in Chesterfield Township.   He was born Oct. 13, 1954, in Morenci, Mich., to Donald and Rachel JoAnne (Smith) Momyer. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 27   11:16 pm: Attempted theft, Circle K convenience store.   Dec. 28   11:09 am: Breaking and entering, Granite Industries.   5:41 pm: 911 hang-up, 300 block Middle St., child made call, all okay.   Dec. More...

Tools, Cash Stolen From Local Firm

Tools valued at $500 plus $75 in cash were stolen from Granite Industries sometime between 9 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 23, and 9 am, Monday, Dec. 28.   The Archbold police report states the thief forced his way into the 595 E. More...

Vehicle Vandalisms Reported To Police

A vehicle or vehicles driving off the roadway did damage to two areas in Archbold.   Police reports said sometime between Monday, Dec. 21, and Monday, Dec. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Girls Block Birds' Hopes Of Victory

The Pettisville girls basketball team ran into a wall when the Birds hosted Archbold, Monday, Dec. 28.   Trying to penetrate inside, the Blackbirds, whose tallest player is 5-foot-9, kept running into 6-1 Hailey Galvan.   More...

Archbold Girls Up Record To 9-1 With Win Over Napoleon Wildcats

Archbold jumped out to a 13-6 lead after one and never looked back, defeating Napoleon 42-28, Saturday, Jan. 2 at The Thunderdome.   The Streaks led 17-8 at halftime and 30-22 after three.   More...

Third Stanza Lifts Titans Past Streaks

The Archbold boys basketball team traveled to Ottawa-Glandorf, Tuesday, Dec. 29, looking to pick up its sixth win of the young season.   But it’s always a titanic effort when you face the Titans.   More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Margherita Pizza On Sourdough Crispbread 1 slice sourdough crispbread 2 small slices (1/2 ounce total) part-skim mozzarella 2 slices of a small tomato 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1-2 basil leaves, roughly torn into pieces Pepper to taste More...

Recipe Corner

Oven-Baked Fried Chicken More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Joe Short Won't Seek Return To Commissioner's Seat

Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, announced Thursday, Jan. 7, he will not seek a second term. More...

West Clinton Youth Fooled In Hunt For Church Members In Disguise

The West Clinton Mennonite Youth Fellowship proved again Wednesday night, Dec. 30, 2009, that you’re never too old to play hide and seek. More...

Looking For First Baby Of New Year

The title of Archbold Buckeye First Baby of the Year is waiting to be claimed.   The Buckeye First Baby of 2010 is the first baby of the year born to parents living in the Archbold or Pettisville school districts after midnight, Dec. More...

 

News

Brett Kolb New County Auditor; MacDonald Named Clerk Of Courts

Brett Kolb, Fulton County emergency services director, and Paul MacDonald, former deputy registrar for the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, will take over two vacant offices in the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Visit, Tour Zone School

These individuals were all first graders at the Franklin Elementary School, commonly known as the Zone School, when the school opened in the fall of 1937. More...

Booster of the Year

Toby Hines, Archbold, right, representing the Ohio Department of Transportation, accepts the 2009 Booster of the Year award from the Fulton County Soil and Water Conservation District. More...

People

Honeymoon In Punta Cana

Keri Badenhop, Archbold, and Luke Andrews, Greenwood, Ind., exchanged wedding vows at 3 p.m., July 18, 2009, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold. Rev. Paul Reichert performed the ceremony. More...

Opinion

New Year's Resolution: Keep Archbold Beautiful

The start of a New Year is a time for new beginnings. It’s time to get a fresh start on all the things one intended to do the year before.   Many will resolve to drop a few pounds, to put an end to bad habits. More...

Let Death Tax Rest In Peace

Other Editors Say...

Congress allows levy to lapse– but not for long   After American taxpayers spent a dismal 2009 teetering on the brink of fiscal disaster, leave it to this Congress to give the country’s most productive citizens an incentive to More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000   More...

Religion

First Bible Quiz Held January 3

Youthful enthusiasm abounded at the first Bible Quiz meet with 36 first-time quizzers joining 54 returning youth.   Eighteen teams participated Sunday, Jan. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; piano offertory, Andy Wilhelm. Message, “The Kingdom of God, Truth and Love, “ Stuart Rex. Second service: Prelude, worship team and band; offertory and message same as first service.   More...

May Is Kid That Cares At Fairlawn

Autumn May was honored in the Kids That Care program at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. The daughter of Ashley Ryan, she is in the fourth grade at Archbold Elementary School. She has two brothers, Sebastin and Kanon. More...