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Open The Books

Public Pensions Should Be Scrutinized Before Getting More Taxpayer Cash

Until Ohio’s public-employee retirement systems are willing to disclose information about how their taxpayersupported funds are managed, lawmakers shouldn’t consider providing another penny in public money to shore them up. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Victor William “Bill” “Sonny" Miller

Victor William “Bill” “Sonny” Miller, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 11, 2010, in Morristown, Ind.   He was born April 11, 1919, near Archbold, the son of William H. More...

Vernon L. Aschliman

Vernon L. Aschliman, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Aug. 12, 2010, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.   He was born Jan. More...

Janice C. Freyenberger

Janice Carolyn Freyenberger was born Dec. 29, 1932, at Archbold, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph Nicholas and Sarah Short Roth.   She graduated as valedictorian of her class in 1950 at Stryker High School in Stryker, Ohio.   More...

People

Rychener Reunions Continued Through 1940s, 1950s, 1960s

(Editor’s note: this is the second of two parts of excerpts of the record of the Rychener Family Reunion. The first part featured the story of the record, and excerpts from years prior to 1940. More...

Miller, Best To Marry Sept. 25

Steve and Vicki Miller, Pettisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karelle, rural Wauseon, to Cody Best, rural Wauseon, son of Gary and Reta, Edon.   The bride-elect is a Pettisville High School graduate. More...

Grimes Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Wayne Grime and Nancy Stites were married on Aug. 26, 1950, at St. Peter Catholic Church, Archbold, by Father Edward Charek, C.PP.S.   More...

Opinion

Ridgeville Corners Throws A Great Party

Ridgeville Corners threw itself and its northwest Ohio neighbors a whale of a party, Saturday, Aug. 7. More...

Dog Dilemma Ends

The tale, or tail, of the Archbold “Dog Dilemma” has come to a close, as Fulton County officials have ended their inquiry. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000   Council learned Monday night the village request for funding boat ramps at the reservoirs has been refused. More...

Nemire Seeks School Sanction For Bowling

Vern Nemire, owner and operator of Nu-Arch Lanes, Archbold, asked the Archbold School Board to consider sanctioning bowling as a varsity sport.   Speaking to the board at its Monday night, Aug. More...

Celebrity Wait Staff Night Video - Free Access

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The Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce conducted its second Celebrity Wait Staff Night, Monday, Aug. 16. The event is a fund-raiser for the annual Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park.–Posted 8.18, 2:38 pm More...

Band Camp Underway

Archbold High School Band Camp is underway, as student musicians prepare this year’s show. Top: Travis Schooner, junior trumpet. More...

 

News

Final Wind Turbine Vote Next Month

The Archbold Area School Board will make the final decision on whether to move forward with a proposed wind turbine, or drop the project. More...

New Archbold Teachers

The Archbold Area School District welcomes three new teachers. More...

Considering Options For First Home Football Game

Archbold Area School District officials still have not decided what to do about the first home football game, Friday night, Aug. 27. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 8   12:05 am: Juveniles out past curfew, Ditto St. at W. Williams St.   1:33 am: Fight, East Gardens.   3:17 pm: Representative of Circle K reported white male pumped $18.50 in gasoline, then drove off without paying. More...

Three Fights

Archbold police officers are looking into three reports of fights within the village last week.   Police were notified of the first about 1:33 am, Sunday, Aug. 8, after a group of people were involved at East Gardens. More...

Vandalism Reported

Four incidents involving the work of vandals were reported to Archbold police last week.   Two involved vandalism to autos. More...

Sports

AHS Football Returns 26 Letterwinners

Bryan Miller, Archbold head football coach, welcomes back 26 letterwinners to start his second season at the helm of the Blue and Gold.   The Streaks finished last year 6-4, 5-3 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.   More...

Four Return To The Links For AHS Golf

“I am really excited about the season to see what golfers have or will develop to become key factors in the success of this team,” said Kevin Miller, Archbold golf coach. More...

Archbold Cross Country Ready For 2010

The Archbold cross country team is ready to kick off the 2010 season for Mike Wachtmann, head coach. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; instrumental offertory, Grace and Carissa Diller. Message. “Alright, I’ll Do It!” Matt Boyers, guest speaker. More...

Small Congregation Reason For Church Closing

A small congregation was the primary reason for closing First Church of Christ, Archbold, in the 22000 block of St. Rt. 2.   The church building will sell at auction, Thursday, Sept. 16.   More...

Organizations

Gospel Fellowship   Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship men’s breakfast, Saturday, Aug. 21, 7 a.m., Bryan Community Center, 1130 Buffalo Rd., Bryan. Speaker: Hutch Strahm.   Blood Drive   More...