March 31, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Josh Henry Downplays Danger Of Alaskan Crab Fishing

(Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on the adventures of John Henry, who has been working in the dangerous Alaskan fishing industry. Last week, he talked about working in fish processing operations. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

James "Jim" Richard Leupp

James "Jim" Richard Leupp, 80, of Stryker. passed away Friday April 2, 2010, in his home following an extended illness.–Posted 4.5, 3 pm More...

Sally Ann Scales Lauber

Sally Ann Scales Lauber, 75, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, after dealing with Parkinsonism and Multiple Systems Atrophy, a rare neurological disease, which presented her with challenges that she met with the same focused determination that she lived More...

People

Parents Announce Summer Wedding

David and Kathy Lersch, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mindy Nicole, to Markus Fogle, son of Brian and Cindy Fogle, Bloomington, Ill.   The bride-elect is a 2006 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Pettisville Advances 11 To State Science Day Competition

Eleven Pettisville students qualified for the state Science Day competition after achieving superior ratings at the district competition, Saturday, March 27, at the University of Toledo. Four students received perfect scores. More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers met on March 23, 2010. New officers are Travis Pennington, president; Austin Double, vice president; Nathaniel Ballmer, secretary; and Jacob D. Nofziger, reporter.   Members went into individual groups. More...

Opinion

What Does It Really Cost?

Sauder Woodworking, the national furniture company located in Archbold, Ohio 43502, has been recognized for doing something American industry might see as radical. More...

American Consumer Under Seduction

Wal-Mart and a host of other “big box stores” are leaders in the plunder of the American economy, through wily and careful seduction of the American consumer. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2000   One of the feature items in the 35th benefit Fairlawn Haven Auction Friday is a unique historical item. It could date back to the late 1800s. More...

Sauder Woodworking Honored For Buying Locally-Made Parts

Sauder Woodworking Company, Archbold, has received an award from the Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development Association (NORED), for creating a program to purchase parts from within the area. More...

Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction Collects More Than $37,000

The 2010 Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction brought in more people, and more revenue, than last year’s edition, said Julia Nafziger, Fairlawn Auxiliary president. More...

County Begins To See Benefit Of Half-Percent Sales Tax Hike

Fulton County is starting to see some benefit from the one-half-of-one percent (.5%) increase in the county sales tax. More...

 

News

F&M Buys Bank Branch Office In Hicksville

Paul Siebenmorgen, president and chief executive offi- cer of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, said last week F&M will purchase a bank branch office in Hicksville. F&M is purchasing the branch office from First Place Bank, of Warren. More...

Turnpike Commission To Build “Green”Plazas On Old Williams County Sites

The Ohio Turnpike Commission plans to build two new “green” service plazas on the same Williams County sites where two plazas stood. More...

Young Adults Build, Earn Computers

Young adults who meet income eligibility requirements can learn computer skills and receive their own laptop computers in “Build Me Keep Me,” a class offered through the Fulton County Economic Opportunity Center, Wauseon.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 21-22   No reports.   March 23   1:19 am: Verbal dispute, East Gardens, resolved upon arrival, parties advised to handle disagreements more appropriately.   March 24   No reports.   March 25   More...

AFD Assists With Fire At Wauseon Factory

Archbold Fire Department firefighters joined several other departments in battling a fire at a Wauseon factory early Monday morning. More...

Archbold Aerial Truck Out For Warranty Work

Archbold’s aerial ladder truck, No. 101, was not available to respond to a factory fire in Wauseon Monday morning, March 29, due to engine trouble. More...

Sports

Walker Receives Arnzen Award

Dave Walker, freshman boys basketball coach at Archbold High School, was one of 10 recipients of the Bob Arnzen Award last weekend. More...

Lima CC Wins Division III State Boys Basketball Championship

Lima Central Catholic won its first state boys basketball title, Saturday, March 27, defeating Orrville (21-6) 60- 57 in the Division III championship game.   It was also the final game for Bob Seggerson, LCC head coach. More...

Archbold Junior High Wrestlers Second At State Tournament

The Archbold junior high wrestling team finished second at the Ohio Athletic Conference Dual Meet State Championships, Sunday, March 28, in Marion.   Seeded sixth, Archbold started the day wrestling Maple City. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude drama, I Saw Him, LaRoy Martinez; offertory, Blessed is the King, senior choir. Message, part 4: “Resolve” Jesse Kahler. More...

Area Teams Do Well At Bible Quiz Invitational

Central Christian High School, Kidron, hosted the annual Bible Quiz Invitational, Friday, March 26 through Sunday, March 28. More...

Palm Sunday

Miley Gericke, 2, holds a palm frond, part of a Christian tradition marking Palm Sunday, during services at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Sunday, March 28. She is held by her father, Zach. More...