April 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jeff Short Hits 300-Win Milestone As Head Baseball Coach

After winning 300 games as the head baseball coach at Westlake High School, Jeff Short, 46, an Archbold native and AHS graduate, was amazingly humble. 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. More...

Melvin L. “Babe” Jones

July 24, 1919–April 23, 2010

Melvin L. “Babe” Jones, 90, of N. Fayette St., Fayette, passed away early Friday morning, April 23, 2010, at his home.   He was born July 24, 1919, in Dearborn, Mich., to the late William and Cora (Park) Jones. More...

L. Dennis Miller

L. Dennis Miller, age 66 years, of Paulding and formerly of Defiance, passed away Saturday morning, April 24, 2010, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Win Diller Invitational; Pettisville Girls Team Places Third

The Archbold boys team won the Diller Track Invitational, Saturday, April 24, at Ayersville, outpacing the second-place team by almost 40 points.   The Streaks scored 130.66 points. More...

Streaks Win Three Of Four, Up Record To 9-8

Archbold improved to 9- 8 last week, winning three games and losing one.   The Streaks suffered a 7- 1 loss to league powerhouse Bryan but bounced back and won three straight, beating Stryker 4-3, NWOAL foe Evergreen 9-3, and Holgate 7-1. More...

Streaks Win Five, Stand At 16-3

The Archbold softball team won five games last week, including two big Northwest Ohio Athletic League victories, to move to 16-3, 4-0 NWOAL.   The NWOAL wins were 14-6 over Bryan and 7-1 over Evergreen. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Fairlawn Shuffleboard Winners

Winning the April shuffleboard tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, Archbold, are, from left: Fred Wells, third; Dave Schaffner, second; and Russ McQuillin, first. –courtesy photo More...

Being Green

Nick Steinke, general manager of Complete Wireless, dropped off several boxes of old paper records, Friday, April 23, during the Earth Day program. More...

Quilt Week

Quilts take center stage as Sauder Village hosts its 34th annual Quilt Show, which runs through Sunday, May 2. As many as 5,000 to 6,000 people are expected to visit the show at Founder’s Hall. More...

Zoning Question Prompts Heated Council Talks

A question about zoning enforcement resulted in a heated exchange between Kenny Cowell, councilman, Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, and Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, at the Monday, April 19 council meeting.   More...

 

News

Local Issues, Electrical Aggregation On May 4 Village, County Ballots

Electrical aggregation, the process by which communities can become negotiating agents for individual Toledo Edison electricity customers, will be on the May 4 Primary election ballot in Fulton County.   More...

Two Statewide Issues On Primary Ballot

Voters across the state will be asked to cast ballots on two statewide election issues during the Tuesday, May 4, primary election.   State Issue 1 asks voters to allow the State of Ohio to issue an additional $700 million in bonds. More...

Polling Places, Times Stay The Same For Tuesday Election

When area voters go to the polls to cast ballots in the Tuesday, May 4 primary election, they will find no changes in their polling places. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 18   11:15 pm: Found Irish Setter dog, 100 block West Barre Rd., returned to owner, 500 block Brussel St.   12:27 pm: A car driven by Thelma M. Bartley, 71, Stryker, was driving out of a parking space at Sauder Heritage Inn. More...

Video Camera Catches Semis Hitting Bollards

The drivers of semis that damaged orange and white construction barrels, and drove over a previously-damaged bollard, were caught by the recently-installed video camera that watches over the intersection.   More...

Train Derails In Williams County

Workers were still cleaning up a train derailment Friday afternoon that occurred Monday morning, April 19, in Williams County. More...

Opinion

Horrible Tragedy Teaches Important Lesson

Years ago, many area railroad crossings did not have gates and lights. And many people died at crossings. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 26, 2000   The public will have an opportunity to visit a sneak preview of the AHS 2000 After Prom committee’s “Hollywood Nights.”   The idea behind the after prom is to provide a positi More...

Letter To The Editor

In regards to the article on the new county flood plain, I am a resident and farmer in Franklin Township. I am well aware of the problems of the Tiffin River and its flooding. More...