December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

52 Entries In Lights Parade

Marsha Dowdy, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce director, said there were 52 entries including floats, horses and riders, and decorated farm equipment in the Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 26. More...

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Obituaries

William A. "Bill" Leininger III

William A. "Bill" Leininger III, age 56, of Archbold, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic.–Posted 12.3, 4:41 pm More...

Lawrence R. "Larry" Duvall

Lawrence R. "Larry" Duvall, age 82, of Pettisville, passed away in his home on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010.–Posted 12.2, 11:15 am More...

William G. Rupp

William G. Rupp, age 75, died peacefully on Nov. 27, 2010, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center.   The son of Peter and Clara Rupp, Bill was born on July 11, 1935, in Archbold. More...

People

Meyer, Baden To Wed December 11

Dave and Sandy Meyer, Defiance, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Kay, Napoleon, to Philip Donald Baden, Napoleon, son of Bruce and Susan, Ridgeville Corners. More...

Couple To Marry At Archbold Evan

Fara Nickle, Montpelier, and Matt Neff, Bryan, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Ronald and Sharon Nickle, Montpelier. She is a 1994 Montpelier High School graduate and a 1999 University of Toledo graduate. More...

4-H News

The Fulton County 4-H program held its annual 4- H Advisor Recognition Banquet, Sunday, Nov. 14. Advisors who achieved five, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 35 years of service were recognized: More...

Opinion

Who Should Select Buehrer Replacement?

A majority of voters in Ohio Senate District One cast a ballot on Nov. 2 reelecting Steve Buehrer, a Fulton County native, as our state senator.   But we’re not getting Buehrer. More...

Shopping Begins!

While some retailers were ready for Christmas around Halloween, the passage of Thanksgiving truly starts the Christmas shopping season. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2000   The third annual Parade of Lights set new records in the number of entries and number of viewers Friday evening.   Seventy entries traveled the route. Last year 61 entries took part. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Harley Davidson, 862 American Road, Napoleon; Monday, Dec. 6, 1-7 p.m., Ridgeville Corners American Legion, Co. Rd. More...

Local Choirs To Perform Dec. 5

The Ridgeville Community Choir and the Junior Choral Society will present a joint Christmas concert, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2 pm, at St. John Lutheran Church, corner of Henry County roads U and 16 north of Napoleon.   More...

Christmas Is Here

The Archbold Parade of Lights and Festival of Lights signal the arrival of the Christmas season. Top: Santa Claus led the 2010 Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. More...

Buehrer To Head Bureau Of Workers’ Compensation

John Kasich, Ohio governor elect, selected Steve Buehrer, Fulton County’s newly reelected state senator (R-Delta) to head the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation at a press conference in Wauseon, Tuesday, Nov. 23. More...

Christmas Cheer To Serve About 700 Families: Rohrs

Cecily Rohrs, chairman of the Fulton County Christmas Cheer program, said the annual program will probably end up providing toys, food, and other items to about 700 Fulton County families this holiday season.   More...

 

News

Wind Turbine Flies For Archbold Schools

The Archbold Area School Board voted unanimously to seek bids for construction of an electricity-generating wind turbine on school property.   In a special meeting, Monday, Nov. More...

School Construction Workers Served Thanksgiving Dinner At Pettisville

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Staff and students at Pettisville Schools showed appreciation to construction workers building their new school building by hosting them for Thanksgiving dinner.   The Tuesday, Nov. More...

Santa Visit

Sadie Swisher, 3, Pettisville, is all smiles as she visits with Santa Claus following the Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 26.–photo by David Pugh More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 21   11:36 am: Citation to Jayson A. Selgo, 28, Norwalk, speeding, 300 block Miller Ave. More...

Train Derails In Wauseon

The cause of a derailment of a Norfolk Southern train west of Wauseon’s downtown about 8:15 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 23, is still under investigation. More...

Personal Info Stolen Nov. 24

Diane Sessen, Archbold, reported her mother, Gertrude Selover, Archbold, gave out her personal information over the telephone.   Sessen told Archbold police officers that between 5:30 and 6 pm, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Sports

Four Letterwinners Return For AHS Boys Basketball

The Archbold boys basketball team, under Doug Krauss, head coach, had some key losses to graduation last year on a team that finished 19-5, claimed a Northwest Ohio Athletic League title with a 7-1 record, and advanced to the Division III regional s More...

14 Letterwinners Return For AHS Wrestling

The success of the Archbold football team should carry over to not only the boys basketball team, but also the wrestling team.   With 14 returning letterwinners, it should be a very exciting season for Brian Becher, head wrestling coach. More...

Quartet Returns For AHS Girls Basketball

The Archbold girls basketball team had a stellar season last year, but with the graduation of seven members and an injury to a key player, the Streaks will rely on three letterwinners and a host of newcomers to lead this year’s squad. More...