April 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Morgan Ducey Named Franklin Walter Scholar

Morgan Ducey, an Archbold High School senior, didn’t set out to be the Franklin B. Walter Scholarship winner for both AHS and Fulton County.   “I didn’t even know what it was, until Mrs. More...

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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.   Mr. Leupp, along with his brothers, owned and operated the Leupp Bros. Ford Garage and Leupp Bros. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 29   12:56 pm: Unruly juvenile, 200 block LaChoy Dr., spoke to youth.   March 30   7:53 pm: Citation to Laurel Frank, 31, Wauseon, speeding, 300 block Miller Ave. More...

Arsonist Causes Wauseon Foam Factory Fire

An arsonist started the Monday, March 29 fire that did about $2.175 million in damages at Northwestern Ohio Foam Products in Wauseon. More...

AFD Aerial Truck Back

The Archbold Fire Department aerial ladder truck is back in service, after having warranty work. More...

Sports

AHS Softballers Have Up And Down Week

The Archbold softball team defeated Otsego 21-0 and Edon 9-0 last week while losing to Defiance 3-2 in eight innings and Napoleon 6-5 in the first game of a doubleheader.   The Streaks (3-2) defeated the Wildcats 12-3 in the nightcap. More...

AHS Boys Track Wins 12 Events, Beats Dogs

The Archbold boys track team won 12 events to defeat Swanton in track action, Thursday, April 1.   The Streaks scored 79 points to the Bulldogs’ 53.   Pole vault: 1. Dean Herrett, 12 feet, 0 inches; 2. Clayton Lehman, 10-6; 3. More...

AHS Boys Second In Tri-Meet With Bryan, Defiance

The Archbold boys track team used seven first-place finishes to place second in a tri-meet with Defiance and Bryan, Tuesday, March 30 at Bryan.   Defiance won the meet with 81 points. Archbold had 58 and the Golden Bears finished with 29. More...

Best Night Ever For Egg Hunt

The weather was perfect, Thursday, April 1, as Archbold Parks & Recreation had its best Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt ever. More...

Police, Fire Departments Start Chaplain Program

Providing service to people in crisis is the goal of a new program available through the Archbold police and fire departments.   Archbold Village Council approved creating a chaplain program during the Monday, April 5, meeting.   More...

Schmucker Honored At PHS

Chelsea Schmucker, a Pettisville High School senior, was the Franklin B. Walter scholarship winner for PHS. She will receive a $150 scholarship. More...

 

News

Quilt Prices Down, But Fairlawn Auction Up

With a couple hundred dollars still to come in, the 2010 Fairlawn Auxiliary auction raised a total of $36,902.55, Steve Ringenberg, Fairlawn chief executive officer, said Monday. More...

Archbold Village Earns Safety Awards

The Village of Archbold will receive two safety awards at a banquet hosted by Black Swamp Safety Council, said Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator.   More...

Boards Of Elections Report Voters Are Requesting Ballots

Board of Elections offices in Fulton and Henry counties report voters are requesting absentee ballots in preparation for the Tuesday, May 4, primary election. More...

People

Couple Planning May 1 Wedding

Steve and Tina Lange, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea, to Christopher Short, son of Gareth and Judy, Archbold.   The bride-elect is a graduate of Archbold High School. She works at Lange’s Bakery, Archbold. More...

Enjoying A Nice Day

Friday, April 2, was one of the most pleasant days, weatherwise, of 2010. Sheila Whitlock pushes granddaughter Brie Grime, 10 months, in a stroller, while Blake Grime, 4, rides his bicycle. More...

Honor Students

Michael Holland, Susie Miller, Rebekah Ruffer, and Andrew Rupp, Archbold, were named to the Academic Honors List for the 2009 fall semester at Owens Community College, Toledo.   Also named were Paula Stambaugh and Breanna Williams, Fayette. More...

Opinion

New Turnpike Plazas Good For Counties

The Ohio Turnpike Commission made the right decision to build new service plazas on the site of two that were torn down in Williams County in 2006. More...

Other Editors Say...

Be Counted

Ohio and your hometown want you to fill out your census form. And you should do exactly that, for the good of the state, your community and you and your neighbors. More...

Letter To The Editor

It’s official. A federal judge determined George W. Bush’s warrantless spying program was illegal. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Easter Sunrise service led by Trey Sonnenberg; breakfast followed the service. Combined service: praiselude; offertory, I Will Rise, Ned Wyse and adult choir. More...

Beck Named Fairlawn Resident Of The Month

Lucile Beck is the April Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold.   Born to Enos and Fannie Roth on May 11, 1913, near Wauseon, she had two brothers and one sister.   Lucile attended a country school near Wauseon. More...

Lugbill, Flores Named Fairlawn Kids That Care

Malinda Lugbill was the March Kid That Cares at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold.   The daughter of Jon and Dawn, she is a fifth grader at Archbold Middle School. She enjoys writing, singing and dancing. More...