October 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fypon Jobs Leaving Town For Indiana

A total of 50 employees who work at Fypon, an Archbold industry, are being given an opportunity to relocate to a new facility at Howe, Ind. More...

Sanoh Employment In Archbold More Than Expected

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Sanoh America’s Archbold plant now employs 48 workers, more than the 29 workers anticipated when the company announced it was coming to Archbold in January. More...

Slightly Haunted Hayride, Events For Kids Planned

Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said plans are set for the Slightly Haunted Hayride and Scarecrow Festival, Sunday, Oct 31, from 5:30 to 7 pm.   Sunday, Oct. 31 is officially Halloween. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Thomas R. Galvin

Thomas R. Galvin, "D.J. Tommy Ray," age 60, of Wauseon, lost his battle with cancer and crossed over into the arms of Jesus on Saturday morning, Oct. 2, 2010, in his home.   Tom was born Oct. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 3   7:37 pm: Domestic violence, 208 S. Defiance St.   Oct. 4   1:35 pm: Loose dog, 100 block Willow Way, returned to owner.   3:20 pm: Citation to Mindi R. More...

Fayette Woman Injured In Two-Minivan Crash

Ida Jaber, 47, Fayette, was hospitalized at the University of Toledo Medical Center following a crash between two minivans about 11:50 pm, Friday, Oct. 1, at the intersection of St. Rt. 66 and US20A.   More...

Man Charged With Domestic Violence

Jason Stannard 35, Colony Meadows, has been charged with domestic violence as the result of a Sunday, Oct. 3 incident. More...

Sports

Div. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups

Matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn.   Archbold hosts the Div. III sectional tournament, where Evergreen (15-2) received the number one seed. Archbold (15-6) is seeded second.   More...

Div. II, III Sectional Soccer Pairings Set

Tournament sites and pairings for Division II and III soccer tournaments have been announced.   Archbold (11-1-2) received the top seed in the Div. II girls sectional tournament at Otsego High School in Tontogany. More...

Div. III Cross Country District Meet Times

Archbold and Pettisville run in the Division III district cross country meet at Ottawa Park in Ottawa, Saturday, Oct. 23.   The Archbold boys team runs in the District 1 race at 12:30 p.m. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; instrumental offertory, Philip Hoverman and Andy Wilhelm; one minute sermon, Deb Neuenschwander. Message, “Saul: Can People Change?” Jesse Kahler. More...

AHS Band At Spectacular Event

Top: Mary Lee Sauder, left, and Matthew McCoy, members of the Archbold High School Blue Streak Marching Band, perform during the Defiance Vince Polce Marching Band Spectacular, an invitation only even More...

Hitting A High Note

Cherokee Duncan, an AHS freshman, plays the piccolo during a marching band performance at a Blue Streak football game.– photo by Scott Schultz More...

BBC CHAMPIONS!

Pettisville Wins BBC Volleyball Championship

Pettisville defeated Edon for the second time this season, Thursday, Oct. 14 to win the Buckeye Border Conference championship outright.–Posted 10.14, 9:58 pm More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Flroes Enters Guilty Pleas

Mario J. Flores, 44, Archbold, entered a guilty plea to two counts of sexual battery, Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court.–Posted 10.13, 5:20 pm More...

2010 AHS Homecoming Court

Above: Reigning over this year's AHS Homecoming festivities, Friday, Oct. More...

Eagle Scout Project The “Grandest Thing” To Happen In Goll Woods

When Eric Buckenmeyer started his Eagle Scout project to improve walking trails in the Goll Woods State Nature Preserve northwest of Archbold, he thought the project’s large size would make it difficult, but it would be manageable. More...

Pettisville School Board Postpones Meeting

The Pettisville Local School Board postponed its October meeting, said Steve Switzer, district superintendent.   “We did not have a lot of business,” he said. More...

 

News

More People Signing Up For Public Assistance

Ken Caldwell, director of the Fulton County Department of Job and Family Services, sees a glimmer of hope in the midst of depressing statistics. More...

Over 250 Tour Goll Homestead Barn

Kris Jemmott, treasurer of the Friends of Goll Homestead, said 254 people toured the Goll Homestead Barn, Saturday, Oct. 9.   “That’s quite a lot for a little three-hour open house,” she said. More...

Sidewalk Bid Awarded

Krueger Construction, Archbold, was the winning bidder for the construction of sidewalks on North Lincoln Street and West Barre Road. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Rollin Hayes and Shirley Luke were married on Oct. 15, 1960, at the First Evangelical United Brethren Church of Montpelier. More...

Bacon Named Homecoming Queen

Treasure Bacon, AHS ‘07, was named 2010 Homecoming queen at Defiance College, Saturday, Oct. 9. She is the daughter of LuAnn, Archbold. She is a criminal justice major. More...

Boyers Joins Ensemble

Audrey Boyers, Archbold, is a member of the Taylor Sounds vocal ensemble and Concert Chorale for the 2010-2011 season at Taylor University, Upland, Ind. A 2008 Archbold High School graduate, she is the daughter of Matt and Lanita. More...

Opinion

Youth In Action

Following the example of the Archbold High School football team, the Archbold eighth grade football squad demonstrated caring and compassion recently. More...

Give Archbold A Chance

Therma-Tru’s decision to move the remaining Fypon employees who work in Archbold to Howe, Ind. (and Butler, Ind., and Maumee) is disappointing. More...

Other Editors Say...

Ohio has found out the hard way that even bedbugs can’t budge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.   Four Ohio cities are on a recent exterminator’s list of the top 15 U.S. cities most affected by painful bedbugs.   More...