August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Haitian Earthquake: Local Men Say Little Has Been Done

In the six months since the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, little to nothing has been done to clear the debris and repair the damage.   “What you see on TV? It’s worse,” Mark Grime said. More...

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Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 25   7:41 pm: Archbold Main Stop gas driveoff; subject returned and paid.   July 26   8:30 pm: Theft, Circle K.   11:15 pm: Prowler, 100 block Blue Streak Dr., gone when officer arrived. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   BAC Home Loans Serving, Plano, Texas, plaintiff vs Ronald Height, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure.   PNC Bank, Miamisburg, plaintiff vs Dean Druschel, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Vehicle Covered With Condiments

An Archbold woman found her car covered with mustard and mayonnaise about 7 am, Tuesday, July 27.   Sherree L. Grieser, 506 Brussel St, told Archbold police officers the vehicle was parked at her residence. More...

Sports

Archbold Places Second At BG Soccer Tourney

The Archbold boys soccer team made a strong showing at the annual 28-team Bowling Green/Otsego high school soccer tournament, July 23- 25. More...

Softball Champs

The Archbold Gold 14U softball team finished the season as Northwest Ohio Girls Softball League champs and tournament champs. More...

Extend Lafayette Street In 2010-11

The extension of Lafayette Street from its current west end, between the Archbold High School and the Archbold Evangelical Church, to Co. Rd. 24, will be completed by late 2011. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; offertory, You Are My All In All, worship team; Video 85. Message, “Anything But,” Wayne Gropp, administrative pastor. More...

Fairlawn Receives AED

Rod Cheney, Fulton County Emergency Medical Service director, holds an automatic external defibrillator, one of two units donated to Fairlawn Haven by the Fulton County Heart Radiothon. More...

Rossman Is August Resident Of The Month

Paulene Rossman is the August Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. More...

New Football Stadium Light Poles Ordered

Probably Not Ready For First Home Game, Deskins Says

Four new light poles were ordered last week for the Archbold High School football stadium, said David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent.   The problem? More...

Schools Getting Ready; Pettisville Plans Aug. 17 Start

While youngsters may not like it, the calendar has turned to August, and sooner than you think, school will start. More...

 

Obituaries

Ruth Ann Smith

Ruth Ann Smith, age 85, of Stryker, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 4, 2010, at Community Hospital of Williams County-Bryan.–Posted 8.4, 12:45 pm More...

Roger E. Luty

Roger E. Luty, age 74, of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, in his home, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer.–Posted 8.4, 12:50 pm More...

Doris Lucille Roop

Doris Lucille Roop, age 86, of Wauseon, passed away Monday evening, July 26, 2010, at Heartland of Wauseon.   Mrs. Roop was born in Alvordton on April 19, 1924, the daughter of the late Jacob H. and the late Ruth (Severance) Stahl. On Nov. More...

People

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Arlo and Karen Short are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.   Arlo Short and Karen Stuckey were married on June 18, 1960, at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, by Rev. Earl Stuckey, the father of the bride.   More...

Couple Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Marlin and Marcine Klopfenstein, rural Wauseon, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on July 31.   Marlin Klopfenstein and Marcine Nafziger were married July 31, 1965, at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Rev. Charles Gautsche. More...

Short, Ansel Plan Sept. 11 Wedding

Lee and Linda Short, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly, Phoenix, Ariz., to Tom Ansel, Phoenix, Ariz., son of Mike and Becky, Boise, Idaho.   More...

Opinion

Tradition Worth Reviving

Blue Star and Gold Star banners, symbols of loved ones serving their country or who were lost while serving, is a tradition worth reviving. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2000   A proposed increase in the Fulton County sales tax is just one of several options being considered to fund advanced life support services.   More...

Time To Mow Terraces on South Defiance Street

Archbold was blessed earlier this summer with the repaving of South Defiance Street. It was finished quickly, with little disruption to community life.   The project started in early June, and was finished before the month was out.   More...