October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL

Edon Defeats Pettisville In District Semifinal

Pettisville won the first two battles with Edon this year, but the Blue Bombers got revenge in the Division IV district volleyball semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 26 at Paulding.–Updated 10.26, 11:41 pm More...

Brock Mealer Relies On God After 2007 Car Crash Injury

Brock Mealer told the Archbold High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter he relies on God to keep going. Mealer was injured in a 2007 Christmas Eve auto crash near Pettisville that claimed two lives, including his father’s. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Melvin F. Lange

Melvin F. Lange, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Oct. 25, 2010, at the Defi ance Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. He was born March 22, 1925, near Okolona, to Alvin and Marie Lange. He married Ruth Marilyn Drewes on June 14, 1953. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Deloris J. Good, 70, Wauseon, died Oct. 26, 2010. Survivors include her husband, Leland. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 17 5:52 am: Missing juvenile, 500 block S. Defiance St., juvenile left home with friend after parent went to bed. 11:01 am: Domestic dispute, 500 block S. Defiance St. More...

Car, Train Collide At Pettisville

A car collided with a Norfolk Southern train about 2:51 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 26. The wreckage was pushed off the Co. Rd. 19 crossing to the west. More...

Wind Does Damage Tuesday

High winds damaged utility poles throughout Fulton County Tuesday, Oct. 26, including this one on St. Rt. 66 at the St. Rt. 2 intersection north of Archbold. The low-hanging lines blocked the roadway. More...

Sports

The Drought Is Over!

Streaks Win At Least A Share Of NWOAL Title

Twenty long years. The drought is finally over for the Archbold (9-0, 7-0 NWOAL) football team. With a 21-7 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over visiting Wauseon (4-5, 3-4), Friday, Oct. More...

Archbold Beats Swanton To Win Sectional Title

Top-seeded Archbold (15- 1-2) defeated Swanton 4-1 to win a Division II sectional girls soccer championship at Otsego, Saturday, Oct. 23. Lauren Kindinger scored two goals while Cassidy Wyse and Mindy Rupp each scored one. More...

AHS Boys Cross Country Qualifies For Regional Meet

The Archbold boys cross country team finished fourth at the Division III District 1 meet at Ottawa, Saturday, Oct. 23. The top four teams and individuals finishing in the top 16 advanced to the regional meet at Tiffin, Saturday, Oct. More...

AHS Football Wins NWOAL Outright

Streaks Beat Liberty Center 35-0

The Archbold Blue Streaks gave their fans a treat, Friday, Oct. 29, winning the NWOAL football title outright with a 35-0 victory over Liberty Center. It's the first time since 1990 AHS won an NWOAL title. More...

DISTRICT GIRLS SOCCER

Div. II district semifinal: Wauseon 1, Archbold 0 (2 OT)

Wauseon scored a goal with about 2 minutes left in the second sudden death overtime period to defeat Archbold 1-0 in their Div. II district girls soccer semifinal at Otsego High School, Thursday, Oct. 28.–Updated 10.28, 7 pm More...

Lafayette Street Extension Project Ready For Bids

Archbold Village Council took a big step toward a project that many have dreamed about for years, authorizing village officials to seek bids for the Lafayette Street extension. More...

It’s A Red Day

Archbold High School students and faculty wore red clothing Tuesday, Oct. 26, for the Red Ribbon campaign, designed to emphasize an anti-drug abuse message. More...

News

Archbold Village Council Approves Ruralogic Tax Credit Program

An income tax credit plan for Ruralogic, a start-up information technology firm that will bring new jobs to Archbold, was approved by Village Council at its Monday night, Oct. 25 meeting. More...

Bill Decator Keeps An Eye On Fans At "The Big House"

If you attend a University of Michigan football game at Michigan Stadium, you might find Bill Decator of rural Ridgeville Corners looking back at you. More...

Fulton County Health Center Gets Top Rating In Joint Replacement

Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, has received a five-star rating from HealthGrades, an independent health care rating organization, for its joint replacement surgeries. It is the top rating hospitals can receive. More...

People

Kinseys Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ray Kinsey and Grace Waidelich were married Nov. 6, 1960, at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, by Charles Gautsche. It was his first time officiating a wedding. More...

Thierry, Eggers To Wed Nov. 6

Christina Thierry, Princeton, Ill., and Matthew Eggers, Princeton, Ill., announce their engagement. More...

No Contested Candidates In County Courthouses

There are no contested races for county offices in Fulton or Henry counties in the General Election, Tuesday, Nov. 2. More...

Opinion

One Vote Does Count!

It is time again to cast your ballot in a fall General Election. The most important reason to go to the polls and cast your ballot is this: your vote matters. More...

No Surprise Over Tax Levy Talk

No one should be surprised that the Archbold School Board is, or soon will be, talking about a property tax levy. When voters approved the emergency levy in 2006, it was no secret that the levy would last only five years. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; offertory, You Are My All In All, children’s choir. Message, “Cornelius: Even Them?” Trey Sonnenberg, youth pastor; closing song, Cameron Bible, The Mystery. More...

West Franklin Church Celebrates 175 Years

A church that has held worship services since the 1830s will hold its 175th birthday party and celebration, Sunday, Oct. 31. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 15: Wendi & Christopher Brown, Wauseon, boy; Carmelina Cardenas, Wauseon, girl. Oct. 16: Krystal & Joshua Corley, Wauseon, boy. Oct. 17: Lynn & Joshua Miller, Stryker, girl. Oct. More...