October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

SECTIONAL BOYS SOCCER

Pettisville Falls To Ottawa Hills In Sectional Final

Pettisville was defeated 4-0 by Ottawa Hills in a Div. III boys soccer sectional final at Ottawa Hills, Saturday, Oct. 23.–Posted 10.23, 11:43 pm More...

Tax Levy For Archbold School District In 2011?

It is critical that the Archbold Area School Board “get something on the calendar” and discuss what to do about a soon-to-expire property tax levy. More...

Downey To Retire From Archbold Schools Dec. 31

John Downey, guidance counselor and a former government teacher, is retiring from the Archbold Area School District, after more than 31 years. More...

Flores Pleads Guilty To Two Counts Of Sexual Battery

Mario J. Flores, 44, Archbold entered guilty pleas to two counts of sexual battery, Tuesday, Oct. 12.   Currently free on his own recognizance, Flores is scheduled to appear in Fulton County Common Pleas Court at 3 pm, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Polling Places Unchanged For Nov. 2 Election

Polling places in western Fulton County and northwest Henry County have not changed for the upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 2 general election. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ilva Mae Grieser

Ilva Mae Grieser, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Oct. 12, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold.   She was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Wauseon, a daughter of Moses and Ida (Nofzinger) Nofziger. More...

Carl V. Yoder

Carl V. Yoder, age 82, of Archbold, died on Oct. 18, 2010, at Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.   He was born Jan. 24, 1928, in Allensville, Pa.   He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Yoder. More...

Kalev Purje

Kalev Purje, age 58, of Archbold, died on Oct. 14, 2010.   He was born in Augsburg, Germany. More...

People

Sensenig Competes In Iron Man Event

An Iron Man triathlon is composed of three events: a 2.4-mile open-water swim followed by a 112-mile bicycle race, followed by a marathon-length run of 26.2 miles. Alone, any one of the three is physically demanding. More...

AHS Grad In Bluffton Play

Eliot Nofziger, a 2010 Archbold High School graduate, will play one of the principal roles in the Bluffton University fall production of “The Glass Menagerie,” a play by Tennessee Williams. Nofziger is a BU freshman. More...

Tim Nofziger In BU Homecoming Court

Tim Nofziger, son of Dan and Deb, rural Archbold, was a senior escort in the Homecoming court at Bluffton University, Saturday, Oct. 9. More...

Opinion

Good News In Bad Times

As the nation’s economy continues to sputter along, bad news seems to dominate the daily headlines. More...

Americans Involved In Chilean Mine Rescue

The rescue of 33 Chilean miners, trapped more than 2,200 feet below ground, is perhaps the best “good news” story of 2010. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000   Sue Hurst, library board member, discussed ideas for a mural honoring past children’s librarian, Sarah Rich, at the meeting, Monday evening.   More...

SECTIONAL VOLLEYBALL

Pettisville Wins Sectional Title, Archbold Falls In Championship

Pettisville won a Division IV sectional title at Pettisville, Saturday, Oct. 23. The top-seeded Birds defeated Hilltop 25-21, 25-23, 25-17 to claim the title.–Posted 10.23, 8:47 pm More...

SECTIONAL GIRLS SOCCER

Archbold Wins Sectional Title

Top-seeded Archbold defeated Swanton 4-1, Saturday, Oct. 23, for a Div. II sectional championship at Otsego High School.–Posted 10.23, 8:51 p.m. More...

DISTRICT CROSS COUNTRY

Archbold Boys, Pettisville Girls Advance To Regional

The Archbold boys cross country team and the Pettisville girls team qualified for the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Div. III district meet in Ottawa. Pettisville's Dominic Frey also qualified individually.–Posted 10.23, 9 p.m. More...

AHS Marching Band Videos - Free Access

Shot at the AHS-PHHS football game, Friday, Oct. 15
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Streak Gridders Beat PH; Pettisville Wins BBC Volleyball Title

The Archbold football team broke an eight-year drought and defeated Patrick Henry 35-14, Friday, Oct. 15. The Streaks lead the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 6-0 record. More...

Trick Or Treat Set For Oct. 30

Costumed youngsters will roam the streets, Saturday, Oct. 30, the official date of Trick-or-Treat for 2010.   Archbold’s hours are 6- 7:30 pm; Pettisville is 6-7 pm, and Ridgeville Corners is 6:30-7:30 pm. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Project Going Well

Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville Local School District, said the new school construction project is going well, without major problems. More...

Anti-Drug Red Ribbon Campaign Set For AHS

“ I Am Drug Free” is the theme of the Red Ribbon Week campaign scheduled for Oct. 22-29 at Archbold High School. More...

Band Thrills Crowd

Members of the Archbold High School Marching Band perform "Thriller" by Michael Jackson as one of their songs during halftime of the AHS-Patrick Henry football game, Friday, Oct. 15. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 10   1:42 am: Unwanted subject, Nu-Arch Lanes, advised subject not to be on property.   9:19 pm: Small black dog running loose, 600 block S. Defiance St., placed in pen, notified dog warden.   Oct. More...

Arrest Youth With Machete

Archbold police arrested a 13-year-old local boy after he was seen brandishing a large knife known as a machete in a parking lot at East Gardens, Saturday, Oct. 16. More...

Local Man Found Dead In Residence

Kalev Purje, 58, 224 Linda Court, was discovered dead in his residence about 3 pm, Thursday, Oct. 14, an Archbold police report states.   Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said there was no indication of foul play. More...

Sports

AHS vs PHHS Football Video - Free Access

Clips from Friday's NWOAL battle between Archbold & Patrick Henry
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Archbold “Sleighs” Patrick Henry 35-14

There is always a football game that teams look forward to; a game that has league titles on the line, a game where unbeatens meet on a perfect Friday night. More...

Streaks Fall To PH In NWOAL Finale

Patrick Henry jumped out to a 15-5 lead in the first game and never looked back on its way to a 25-14, 25-20, 25-16 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over Archbold, Tuesday, Oct. 12 at PHHS.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; offertory, Healing Is In Your Hands, Kimberly Rosales. Message, “Peter and Paul: The Work of God,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Grandparents Day

Above: Peg Lauber, Wauseon, grandmother of Gavin Grime, a fifth grader, work at a smart board during the Archbold Middle School Grandparents Day, Friday, Oct. 8. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 10: Heather Mc- Clusky, Swanton, girl.   Oct. 11: Donna & Jason Dohm, Defiance, girl.   Oct. 12: Christa & Andrew Alspaugh, West Unity, boy.   More...