September 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair Sets Seven-Day Attendance Record

The Fulton County Fair set a new seven-day attendance record, when 282,417 people walked through the gates between the opening day of Friday, Sept. 3, and closing on Thursday, Sept. 9. More...

Old Tractors Still Get The Job Done

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  Tractors from the 1950s and 60s proved they can still get the job done during Plow Day, an informal gathering of antique machines held in a field northwest of Archbold, Saturday, Sept. 11. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mildred Arlene Lugbill

Mildred Arlene Lugbill, daughter of Edward and Lena (Roszhart) Stalter, was born in Flanagan, Ill., on June 26, 1924.   She died early Saturday morning, Sept. 11, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was 86 years of age. More...

Elmer W. Arnos

Elmer W. Arnos, 86, of Defi- ance, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Bryan.   He was born March 17, 1924 in Adams Twp, Defiance County, Ohio to the late Fred and Frieda (Wesche) Arnos. On Nov. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Carter Lee Hengsteler, Archbold, was stillborn Sept. 6, 2010. Survivors include his parents, Michael S. Hengsteler and Laura M. Centers Apt, five sisters, and four brothers.   More...

People

Becks Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Jim Beck and Ann Hyatt, Wauseon, were married Sept. 18, 1960, at the Reading Methodist Church, Reading, Mich.   They have two children, a daughter, Cindy (Tom) Savage, Wauseon, and a son, Chris Beck, Wauseon, and two grandchildren. More...

Dairy Cow Results From Junior Fair

Kalley Martin, daughter of Jeff & Kay, Fayette, showed the grand champion Holstein dairy cow and the senior champion female Holstein at the 2010 Fulton County Junior Fair. More...

Livestock Judging Contest Winners From Junior Fair

Fulton County ag teachers provided a livestock judging contest, Tuesday, Sept. 7, during Junior Fair Day at the Fulton County Fair.   Visitors learned about judging goats, since it will be part of the contest next year. More...

Opinion

Fulton County Fair Becomes A Vibrant City

People come from everywhere to attend the Fulton County Fair. For seven days, the county fairground becomes the largest city in the county.   More...

Bed Bugs Bite

For most of the past 50 years, the bedtime admonition, “Sleep tight-don’t let the bed bugs bite,” held little meaning for American children. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000   Although attendance numbers were down the first two days of the Fulton County Fair, Thursday was above 1999, pushing the total to 235,523. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; offertory, Follow, I Will Follow Thee, Nancy Rupp. Message, “Stephen Talking About History,” Jesse Kahler. More...

AHS Class Of 1985 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1985 held its 25th reunion, Saturday, Aug. 7 at Stella Blue, Archbold. More...

New Pastor Enjoys Slower Pace, Open Skies Of Archbold

After 35 years of living in the Chicago area, Wayne and Janice Gropp say they enjoy the broad vistas and open skies of Archbold, along with the friendly people, slower pace, and lack of traffic. More...

Fly, Butterfly!

Kate Roth, 5, Pettisville, is fascinated by a beautiful Monarch butterfly at Monarchs and More Family Fun Day, Sunday, Sept. 12. More...

Archbold R.O.C.K.S. Before And After School With $348,000 Grant

Because of a $348,000 federal grant administered by the Ohio Department of Education, 60 students in grades 6-8 will be able to get additional help with schoolwork, organizational skills, recreation time, and even snacks as part of Archbold R.O.C.K. More...

School Board Delays Wind Turbine Decision

Installing an electricity generating wind turbine near the Archbold High School football stadium has hit another snag.   Speaking to members of the district school board during its Monday, Sept. More...

 

News

Archbold School Board Okays Bond Refinance, 2010-11 District Budget

The Archbold Area School Board acted upon two major financial project during its Monday night, Sept. 13 meeting. More...

New Pettisville School On Track To Open Fall 2011

The new Pettisville school building should be ready for students by the 2011-12 school year. More...

Council Awards Street Contracts

Two street contracts totaling $191,116 were awarded by Archbold Village Council at its Tuesday, Sept. 7 meeting.   Birchwood Construction & Excavating, Defiance, won the bid for concrete pavement and curb repairs.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 5   12:04 pm, Loose dog, Co. Rd. 22 at St. Rt. 2, returned to owner.   Sept. 6   No reports.   Sept. 7   12:31 am: Subject walking in yard, 200 block S. More...

Two Cited After Sept. 8 Fight

Two Archbold men were issued summonses to appear in Western District Court on charges of disorderly conduct after a fight at East Gardens, Wednesday, Sept. 8. More...

Vandals Break Window, Do $350 Damage

Vandals did $350 in damage by breaking a window at a building at 109 East Mechanic Street, an Archbold police report said. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Soccer Stays Undefeated

Drewes Scores 100th Career Goal

With the rain coming down, the Archbold girls soccer team upped its record to 5-0 with a 9-0 victory over Toledo Christian, Saturday, Sept. 11.   The Streaks have outscored their opponents 36-0 thus far this season. More...

Gerken Scores Five Touchdowns In Streaks' 59-21 Victory Over Fairview

Archbold (3-0) capitalized on a pair of early Fairview (0-3) miscues and cruised to a 59-21 non-league victory at “The Reservation,” Friday, Sept. 10. More...

AHS Golfers Second In Sept. 9 Tri-Match

The Archbold golf team finished second in a tri-match with Ayersville and Ottoville, Thursday, Sept. 9.   Ottoville won with a team score of 161. AHS finished with 173; the Pilots scored a 213. More...