May 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Smelly House Draws Cleanup Deadline

“Smelly House” may be smelly no more.   Safeguard Properties, a “mortgage field services” company based in Cleveland, is now in charge of cleanup and repair of the house at 210 Wilson Street. More...

Energetic Prom

The Archbold High School 2010 prom was perhaps the most energetic affair in recent memory, as students dressed in their finest dashed, swayed, and jumped about the dance floor. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Claribel Gallaway

Claribel Gallaway, age 93, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, May 6, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   On June 15, 1940, she married Glenn Gallaway, and he preceded her in death in 1985.   More...

Richard A. Heer

Richard A. Heer, age 89, of Archbold, and formerly of Stryker, passed away Sunday morning, May 9, 2010 at the Archbold Hospital. More...

Paul E. Grieser

Paul E. Grieser, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday night, May 6, 2010, in his home following a courageous battle with cancer.   He was born Dec. 8, 1929, near Archbold, the son of Charles J. More...

Sports

Archbold Boys Track Team Wins Palmer Relays, Girls Fourth

The Archbold track teams traveled to Defiance, Thursday, May 6, to compete in the Palmer Relays.   The AHS boys won the event with 90 points. Lima Senior finished second with 63. More...

Eastwood Wins Tri-Meet With AHS, PH

Eastwood won both the boys and girls track meets with Archbold and Patrick Henry, Tuesday, May 4 at Eastwood.   The Eagles won the boys meet with 87 points. Archbold scored 70 and PH, 18. More...

Streak Softballers Clinch Share Of 5th Straight League Title

The Archbold softball team (20-4) swept two contests last week, including a league contest against Swanton, to claim at least a share of its fifth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League title. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; special music, Let There Be Praise, Shelley Rupp Sysum; offertory, Holy Spirit Medley, adult choir. Message, “The Work of the Spirit,” Stuart Rex. More...

Slow Dancing

AHS students, Grace Andres and Aaron Bontrager dance together during the 2010 Archbold High School Prom, Saturday, May 8.–photo by David Pugh More...

Clergy’s Corner

Dean Heisey and Danielle Klotz, MCC Missions at Work, speak Sunday, May 16, 10 a.m., at Good Shepherd Mennonite Church, 22489 Co. Rd. F, Archbold.   More...

ARCHBOLD, PETTISVILLE WIN SECTIONAL SOFTBALL TITLES

Archbold def. Swanton 21-0, Saturday, May 15 in a Division III sectional final at Archbold. –Posted 5.15, 2:30 pm More...

ARCHBOLD WINS SECTIONAL BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Archbold defeated Paulding 7-4 in a Division III sectional baseball final, Saturday, May 15, at AHS. –Posted 5:15, 8:45 pm More...

SPORTS UPDATES - Free Access

Div. IV Softball District postponed

The Division IV district softball tournament games at Bryan have been postponed until Thursday, May 20.–Posted 5.20, 2 pm More...

Wet Conditions Delay Spring Corn Planting

A total of six inches of rain fell on the Archbold area last month, making it the wettest April in the last five years.   If you think that played havoc with your lawn mowing schedule, think about what it did for Fulton County farmers.   More...

Archbold, Ridgeville Corners Legion Posts Prepare Memorial Day Plans

The Archbold and Ridgeville Corners posts of the American Legion have prepared plans for Memorial Day services.   Memorial Day is Monday, May 31. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board To Accept School Bids Soon

Discussion of Pettisville’s new school building dominated the Monday, May 10 meeting of the Pettisville School Board   Bids for the new building were opened on April 15. More...

Archbold Woman Drops 194 Pounds

On a popular TV weight loss show, overweight contestants are given every conceivable advantage, and attain amazing results.   Most severely overweight Americans will never have such an opportunity. More...

Information On Finalists For Principal Released

The Archbold Area School District has released the names and resumes of the six finalists for the position of Archbold Middle School principal. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 2   8:20 am: Juveniles cutting across yards, 100 block Fairview Ct., advised them to seek alternate route.   1:15 pm: Vandalism, 208 S. Defiance St.   3:41 pm: Juveniles throwing rocks at building, Woodland Park. More...

Rash Of Tire Slashings In Village

Tires on three vehicles in the village were damaged sometime during the night of Tuesday May 4-Wednesday, May 5.   More...

Charged For Vandalism

Two Archbold boys, ages 14 and 15, were taken into custody by Archbold police after they allegedly threw rocks at a concession building in Woodland Park, Sunday, May 2. More...

Opinion

Smelly House To Be Cleaned Up

A Cleveland company has promised to clean up the vacant house at 210 Wilson Street. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 10, 2000   The Pettisville School Board declined to renew the supplemental coaching contract of Charles Nafziger, veteran PHS boys basketball coach.   More...

Breezing Ahead

Wind-power projects could herald start of new energy industry

This year could tell a lot about the future of wind power in Ohio, both in the number of projects proposed and in how they’re received by the public. More...