February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Federal Program Provides Food For County Seniors

Fulton County senior citizens who meet certain age and income limits could be eligible for 40 to 50 pounds of free food every month.   The food comes through a federal-funded program called the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, or CSFP. More...

Two File Petitions For Commissioner

There are two new faces in the race for Fulton County commissioner, one of whom has already filed a petition.   Mark Ballmer, Fayette, has filed a petition to run in the Republican primary for Fulton County commissioner. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Gary Leinbach

Gary Leinbach, 46, of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away Jan. 16, 2010, at his home.   He was born June 5, 1963, in Denver, Colo., the son of Keith and Carol (Hoover) Leinbach. More...

Elon Henry Eash

Elon Henry Eash, age 87 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 22, 2010, at CHP In-Patient Hospice Center, Defi- ance after an extended and courageous battle with prostate cancer. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Theresa L. Porter, 50, Archbold, died Jan. 30, 2010. Survivors include one son.   More...

People

Raker, Rychener To Wed June 26

Tracy McQuillin, Archbold, and Todd Raker, Wauseon, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Renee Raker, to Eric Christopher Rychener, son of Chris and Marilyn, Pettisville. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Detterer, Archbold, will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. Eugene Detterer and Nancy Ellis were married Feb. 14, 1960, at St. John’s Lutheran Church by Rev. Donald H. Lutz. The couple has two children: Mrs. More...

Honor Student

Christiana Aguilar, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2009 fall term at Columbus State Community College. Students must have at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. More...

Opinion

Distrust Of Deskins Why?

There are citizens in this community who are disappointed with David Deskins’ leadership, as superintendent of the Archbold Area School District. More...

Change At Northwest State

It wasn’t too long ago the news from Northwest State Community College was unpleasant.   There was acrimony between the college administrators and instructors. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000   Council approved the last of three scheduled increases in water and sewer rates, Feb. 7.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; offertory, piano and organ duet. Message, “Under Judgement of God,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude by worship team and band; offertory, Cameron Bible. More...

Team Spirit Day At Bible Quiz

The fun challenge at the fourth Bible quiz meet, Sunday, Feb. 7, at Zion Mennonite Church, was to show team spirit by best displaying team names. More...

Organizations

Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defi- ance. OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Feb. More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE

FIFTH THIRD BUYS ARCHBOLD BONDS AT 3.782% INTEREST

Fifth Third Securities, Inc, purchased $3.95 million in Village of Archbold bonds in an online auction, Tuesday, Feb. 9.–Posted 2.10, 11:21 am More...

Winter’s Biggest Blast Yet

Tuesday’s snowfall was probably the biggest blast of this winter. More...

Relief Drive Results

Students at Archbold Middle School raised $1,053.70 for Haitian Earthquake Relief. Students in the photo went room to room, collecting donations. On hand to receive the check were representatives of the Fulton County Red Cross Chapter. More...

NSCC Nursing Program Getting New Classroom, Lab Building By 2011

Northwest State Community College is planning to spend about $5.5 million to add about 20,000 square feet of additional classroom space for its nursing programs.   During its Friday, Feb. More...

 

News

Storage Building Request Goes To Committee

A request from the Archbold Street Department to replace a storage building has been sent to the Archbold Village Council building and grounds committee.   Council made the move at its Monday, Feb. 1 meeting.   More...

Finance Park, Wastewater Plant Debt with Bond Issue

Archbold Village Council approved the sale of bonds to finance $3.95 million of village debt at the Monday, Feb. 1 council meeting. More...

Switzer Chosen To Attend College Conference

Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09, is one of four students chosen to represent Siena Heights (Mich.) University at the National Association of Campus Activities National Conference.   The conference is Feb. 13- 17 in Boston, Mass. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 31   9:26 pm: Juvenile pointed laser light into residence, 100 block Elm St., spoke to juvenile and juvenile’s mother.   Feb. 1   12:25 am: Lost dog, 100 block West Barre Rd., located and returned to owner. More...

Gun Found In Vehicle At PHS; Boy In Custody

A 16-year-old boy, a student at Pettisville High School, is in custody after a gun was allegedly found in his vehicle in the school parking lot, Thursday, Feb. 4. More...

Report Possible Identity Theft

Kimberly Garrow, Archbold, told police Wednesday, Feb. 3, someone may have stolen her identity.   Garrow said for more than a year, businesses have been calling her home, asking for an individual who does not live at her residence. More...

Sports

AHS Wrestlers Close Out League Season

The Archbold wrestling team closed the dual meet portion of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League season at Montpelier, Thursday, Feb. 4. More...

Archbold Nips Indians For Fifth League Win

After a slow first half, Archbold used the foul line in the closing seconds to record a 44-43 boys basketball win over Wauseon (10-5, 4-2 NWOAL), Friday, Feb. 5, in The Thunderdome at AHS. More...

Indians Guarantee Share Of NWOAL Title With 59-40 Win Over Streaks

Wauseon put itself in the driver’s seat in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball race, Thursday, Feb. 4.   More...