March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials Discuss Truck Safety Issues In Downtown Archbold

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said officials of the Village of Archbold, German Township, and Fulton County met last month to discuss safety issues in the Archbold downtown. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dorothy G. Carter

Dorothy G. Carter, age 93, of Archbold, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.–Posted 3.23, 11:21 am More...

Rosella F. Buehrer

Rosella F. Buehrer left her rural Stryker home to be with her Lord early March 20, 2010, following a brief illness.–Posted 3.21, 7:40 pm More...

Aubrey Lynn Arnold

Aubrey Lynn Arnold, infant daughter of Justin Arnold of Clayton, Mich., and Sarah Renz of Archbold, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at the Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan.–Posted 3.17, 4:19 pm More...

People

Couple To Wed In Fort Wayne

Maria Beck, Archbold, and Chad Schroeder, Fort Wayne, Ind., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.   The bride-elect is the daughter of J. Mark and Karen Beck, Archbold. More...

Yoder Joins Anti- Violence Group

Jennifer Yoder, a 2001 Archbold High School graduate, has been named the victim services coordinator for the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence.   More...

Library Budget $439,997.73; Digitize Valuable Documents?

Swiss Man Helped

The Archbold Community Library could begin proclaiming itself as an international research institution, after a Swiss man requested, and received, documents from Archbold. More...

Opinion

School Consolidation Threatens Towns

A group of think-tank policy wonks from Washington D.C. and Columbus want to threaten the very special educational environment of small schools. The thinkers believe big schools save money. More...

Regulate Signs

More and more temporary signs are popping up all over town. It’s not attractive to visitors and gives a low impression of the community.   It doesn’t take much to tarnish the natural beauty of Archbold. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 15, 2000   Senate Bill 55, the sweeping bill that changed much of the way Ohio educates its children, was “the best thing to happen to public education in the State of Ohio in a long time,” said Ken More...

Religion

Wild Beasts Win Local Bible Quiz Tournament

One highlight of area Bible quizzing is the local tournament, which was held Sunday, March 14, at Central Mennonite Church. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; My Soul Finds Rest in God Alone, senior choir anthem; offertory, The Heart of Worship, Lori McQuade. Message, “Part 2: Meaning of Suffering,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Streaks Win District Championship, Face Plymouth In Regional Semifinal

Archbold (19-4) travels to Anderson Arena at Bowling Green State University, tonight, Wednesday, to take on Plymouth (23-0) in a Division III boys basketball regional semifinal.   The game is to start at approximately 8 p.m. More...

Handmade Secretary's Desk On Fairlawn Auction Block

Dale Wyse applies the finishing touches to his red oak secretary’s desk, a handcrafted piece of furniture he will give away.   The secretary is his donation to the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction. More...

 

News

Garcia Becoming A Professional Boxer

Archbold’s Felipe Garcia is a man with a dream, but attaining that dream might cost lots of pain.   Garcia wants to be a bigtime boxer, fighting in Las Vegas, Nev., in big pay-perview extravaganzas. More...

County Unemployment 16% During January

An increase in the number of claims and a reduction in the size of the workforce were two factors that drove the Fulton County January unemployment rate to 16%, Brian Harter, spokesman for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, said last we More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers met Tuesday, March 9. Outstanding 4-Hers were named for 2009, and highlights of the new newsletter were gone over.   Quality assurance date is April 6, 7 p.m. The group will go to the Toledo Walleyes game on March 28. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 7   8:27 am: Mailbox damaged, 100 block Schlatter St.   4:50 pm: Juveniles fighting in park on West St., spoke to juveniles and parents, advised subjects to stay away from one another. More...

Driver Treated, Released March 9

Seung Cheul Kim, 35, Northbrook, Ill., was treated and released at the Archbold Hospital after the truck he was driving crashed on St. Rt. 66 at the curves south of Zone about 5:47 am, Tuesday, March 9.   More...

Police Arrest Man For Court Order Violation

Archbold police officers arrested Enrique Galvan, 49, Archbold, about 5 pm, Friday, March 12, for violation of a protection order issued by Western District Court.   More...

Sports

Streaks Soar To District Title

District champions!   The Archbold boys basketball team returns to the Division III regional at Bowling Green State University after defeating Delta 54-36 in the district final, Saturday, March 13 at the Grand Canyon in Napoleon. More...

Streaks Topple Vikings In District Semifinal

What better way to continue a season than to defeat a Northwest Ohio Athletic League rival in the Division III boys basketball district semifinal at the Grand Canyon in Napoleon, Thursday, March 11.   More...

Blackbirds Fall In Regional Semifinal

The Pettisville girls basketball team led after every quarter except one in their Division IV regional semifi- nal with Riverdale, Thursday, March 11, at Elida.   Unfortunately for the Birds, it was the fourth.   More...