April 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Three Republicans Run For Commissioner In Primary

Three men are seeking the Republican Party nomination for Fulton County commissioner in the primary election, Tuesday, May 4.   The incumbent Joe Short, opted not to seek reelection. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Cornelia Short

Cornelia Short, age 95, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, April 23, 2010, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.–Posted 4.25, 2:45 pm More...

Daniel Galvan

Daniel Galvan, age 42 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, April 16, 2010, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.   He was born Oct. 7, 1967, in Montpelier, the son of Guadalupe Sr. and Josefina (DeLa- Cruz) Galvan. More...

Hildegarde Scholl

May 9, 1904-April 14, 2010   Hildegarde Scholl, 105, of Archbold and formerly of Deshler, died Wednesday evening, April 14, 2010 at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold.   More...

Sports

AHS Softballers Stand At 11-3

The Archbold softball team raised its record to 11-3, 2-0 NWOAL after winning five of six contests last week. More...

AHS Boys Win Tri-Meet With Tinora, Wauseon

The Archbold boys track team defeated Wauseon and Tinora in a tri-meet, Tuesday, April 13 at AHS.   The Streaks scored 197 points while Wauseon had 113. Tinora scored 106.   More...

AHS Boys Tennis Beats Dogs, Falls To MVCD

The Archbold boys tennis team won its second match of the season, a 5-0 blanking of Defiance, Thursday, April 15.   AHS opened the week by traveling to Maumee Valley Country Day, Monday, April 12. The Streaks lost 4-1. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude, piano offertory, Grace Diller. Message, “Stuck in a Rut,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: prelude, worship team; offertory, Unchanging, Todd and Ann Kindinger and worship team band. More...

Two Confirmed At St. James Lutheran

Two were confirmed at St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington, Sunday, March 28. From left: Aaron Schmucker; James Strawn, pastor; and Micah Bernath. –courtesy photo More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center April 9: Kathryn Wencke, Sylvania, boy.   April 11: Sara & Mathew Donnelly, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Boys Soccer

Soccer Club Tells School Board They'll Pay Bills

Backers of boys soccer for Archbold High School are seeking the Archbold Area School Board’s sanction, but not financial support.   The proposal was discussed at the Monday, April 19 board meeting.   More...

Pettisville Teachers Not Opposed To No Pay Raises

Richard Reid, president of the Pettisville Teacher Association, said none of the members expressed a negative opinion over the noraise contract the group suggested to Pettisville School Board.   More...

Third Grade Visit To Amish Community Is Best Day Ever!

Marin Parsley, a third grader at Archbold Elementary School, said her trip to visit an Amish community near Camden, Mich. More...

Clair’s Condition Upgraded To Fair

Mary A. Clair, 76, Archbold, is in fair condition at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, as of Tuesday afternoon.   Clair was injured Tuesday, April 6 when the minivan she had been driving ran over her as she exited the vehicle. More...

 

News

Name New Middle School Principal Later This Week

The Archbold Area School Board could name a new principal for Archbold Middle School this week, David Deskins, school district superintendent, said Monday. More...

Open Several Bids For Pettisville School

Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville Local School District, said there were a good number of bids from contractors for the new Pettisville school building. More...

AHS Musical "Oklahoma" Offers Comedy, Romance, And... Horror?

The Archbold High School production of the musical “Oklahoma” features comedy, romance– and a little horror?   The horror part comes from John Hartman, an AHS sophomore who plays Jud Fry. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 11   2:04 pm: Minibikes riding in Woodland Park, advised subjects to leave park.   April 12   12:39 am: Bat in house, 200 block Vine St., caught and released outdoors. More...

Burning Trash Starts April 15 Field Fire

Burning trash caused a fire in a field of corn stubble on Co. Rd. 21 north of US20A, Thursday, April 15.   The Archbold Fire Department was called to the field, owned by John Baumgartner, about 1:32 pm. More...

Bicycle Stolen

Calvin Stannard, 11, Archbold, told Archbold police offi cers his bicycle was stolen from the middle school.   Stannard said he parked his bike at the bike rack about 6:45 pm, Wednesday, April 14. When he returned at about 9 pm, it was gone. More...

Opinion

Spirit Of Cooperation At Pettisville

In an age of anger, malice, and caustic relationships, the Pettisville Local School District teaching staff has done something so fantastic, it deserves acclaim... maybe national attention? More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 19, 2000   Over 1,000 people attended the family flashlight Easter Egg Hunt in Ruihley Park Friday evening, April 14. All 8,000 plastic eggs were scooped up quickly. More...

Every Day Is Earth Day

Earth Day, a holiday to appreciate the planet and environment, is tomorrow, Thursday, April 22.   But, in Archbold, Ohio 43502, and the surrounding area, every day is Earth Day. More...