September 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Ranked Excellent

The Archbold Area School District and Pettisville Local School District were both designated as Excellent schools on the Ohio Department of Education School District Report Cards. More...

Grisier Satisfies His Need For Speed At Bonneville Salt Flats

(Editor’s Note: this is the first of a two-part series about Christian Grisier’s motorcycle run at the Bonneville Salt Flats.)   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Janese A. Dotterer

Janese A. Dotterer, age 64, of rural Stryker, passed away Saturday, Sept., 4, 2010, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.–Posted 9.6, 2:14 pm More...

Mary M. Curtas

Mary M. Curtas, 89, of Tavares, Fla., died Monday, Aug. 23, 2010. She was preceded in death by husband, Paul, and grandson, Justin. She is survived by seven children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. More...

Howard R. Wanemacher

Howard R. Wanemacher, 76, of Wauseon, died on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, in his home. A lifelong resident of Fulton County, he was born in Wauseon on May 16, 1934, the youngest son of Ralph S. Wanemacher and Bessie Williams Wanemacher. On Feb. More...

Sports

Archbold Girls Soccer Wins Two, Outscores Opponents 14-0

The Archbold girls soccer team blanked its first two opponents of the season last week.   The Streaks opened the season with a 5-0 victory at Springfield High School, Tuesday, Aug. 24.   The Streaks hosted Rossford, Saturday, Aug. More...

Blue Streaks Trump Aces 47-13

The Archbold Blue Streaks kicked off the 2010 football season in flying colors, handing the Hicksville Aces a 47- 13 loss in non-league action. More...

Streak Boys Second At Defiance Early Bird

The Archbold boys cross country team finished second at the Defiance Early Bird Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Aug. 28.   Napoleon won the 13- team meet with 58 points. Archbold was second with 83; Defiance finished third with 96. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; offertory, How Great Thou Art. Message, “I Am A Fan,” Jesse Kahler; children’s challenge, Deb Neuenschwander; baptism of Shawn Patterson. More...

AHS Class Of 1945 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1945 held its 65th reunion, Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Barn Restaurant, Archbold. Fourteen members were present. More...

Organizations

NAMI   National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.   Senior Center   More...

Breaking Story With Video

Fire Destroys Barn North Of Tedrow
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A fire destroyed a barn on CR 17-3 north of Tedrow, Thursday night, Sept. 2.–Posted 9.2, 11:15 pm More...

Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club Is A "Community Thing"

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club is an anomaly.   In one of the smallest towns in the area, it is the largest 4-H club in Fulton County. With 166 registered members and advisors, club meetings buzz with activity. More...

Vintage Base Ball Interview & Action - Free Access

Watch the Frogs take on the Muffins at Sauder Village, Saturday, Aug. 28
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Ohio Department of Education School District Report Cards

2009-10 Grade Archbold Pettisville Statewide (*Met requirement of 75%) Subject Score (1) Scor More...

 

News

Pettisville Enrollment Down 8.7% For 2010-11

The number of students attending Pettisville Local Schools is down 8.7%, to 503 students, for the 2010-11 school year.   That’s a drop of 48 compared to 2009-10, when 551 youngsters were Blackbirds.   More...

Four Named To Ag Hall Of Fame

Four Fulton County men, including James (Jim) Rufenacht, have been named to the Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame for 2010.   Rufenacht, of German Township, raises livestock and grows grain in a family partnership. More...

Archbold Hospital ER To Close Sept. 10

The emergency room at Archbold Hospital is tentatively set to close Friday, Sept. 10, at 8 am. The hospital will stop accepting patients to stay at the hospital for more than 23 hours at 8 am, Tuesday, Sept. 7. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 22   6:54 pm: Bat in home, 500 block Jackson St., assisted homeowner.   9:30 pm: Unwanted person, Holland Court apartments, advised subject to stay away.   Aug. 23   More...

Attempted Scams Reported To APD

Two cases of attempted scams were reported to Archbold police last week.   Barry L. Miller, rural Archbold, told officers on Wednesday, Aug. 25, he had been offered an item for sale on the Internet. More...

Reports Menacing

Deb Volkman, 1105 Lindau St., told police her son was threatened over a business transaction.   The Archbold police report states Volkman told police on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Opinion

Body Mass Testing, Another Unfunded Mandate

An unfunded mandate is when a higher level of government tells a lower level of government it must do something, but the higher level of government won’t pay the bill.   Case in point: Body Mass Index, or BMI testing.   More...

Letter To The Editor

In response to the recent debate on the Archbold Area Schools superintendent’s salary, plus that of the teachers and staff, this letter has been written. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000   Barrett Norton spliced fiber optic cable along East Williams Street Tuesday morning. The splicing was part of a complete update of the Archbold cable TV system. It should be completed this month. More...