December 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Youngsters Tackle Snow

Archbold youngsters have been doing their share to shovel away snow from two recent snowfalls, on Thursday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 11. More...

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Obituaries

Roger Sword

Roger Sword, of Chino Valley, Ariz., passed away Dec. 4, 2010, at the age of 77.   Roger was born on Jan. 10, 1933, to Pearl (Druhot) and Lonnie Sword of Archbold.   More...

DEATH NOTICES

Ruth A. Beach, 51, Archbold, died Dec. 12, 2010. Survivors include four children.   Dorotha Ruth (Beckmann) Jaquillard, 83, Toledo and formerly of Wauseon, died Dec. 11, 2010. Survivors include five children.   More...

People

Couple Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Gene Baus and Marva Wyse were married Dec. 19, 1970, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold, by Rev. Duane Schafer.   They are the parents of two daughters: Erika (Greg) Liestman, Fisher, Ill., and Jeanna (Sam) Reschly, Goshen, Ind. More...

Smith Named Community Member Of The Year

Max Smith, Jr., Archbold, has been named Community Member of the Year by Healthy Choices Caring Communities, the former Partnership for a Drug-Free Fulton County.   More...

Fulton County SWCD Honors Area Residents

Herb Schaffner, Fayette, received the 2010 Cooperator of the Year award from the Fulton County Soil and Water Conservation District. More...

Opinion

Youth Health Assessment Is Good News

It’s always easy to be cynical about youth. It’s too easy to find news that casts teenagers in a bad light. Television talks about gang activity and drug abuse. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000   Weather permitting, structural steel for the railroad bridge at the Clyde’s Way Underpass should start going up today. Crews are working through the winter months to meet an Aug. More...

Bad Idea Leasing Ohio Turnpike

For a cash-strapped state government, leasing the 241-mile Ohio Turnpike to some private corporation is tempting. The state would get a huge wad of cash to plug budget holes.   The turnpike has been a controversial topic for years. More...

Pettisville Rallies Around Family Touched By Fatal Automobile Crash

After a Pettisville woman and her daughter died as the result of a Saturday, Dec. 11 car crash, the small community is stepping forward to assist the family. More...

Teen Health Survey Shows Improvement

There’s good news in a recently released study of teen health in Fulton County.   Alcohol use: down. Tobacco: mostly down. Drug use: marijuana up slightly or holding steady, other drug use down. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Mulls Kindergarten Plans

The Pettisville School Board discussed the possibility of offering all-day, every day kindergarten starting with the 2011-12 school year at its Monday, Dec. 13 meeting. More...

Pettisville School Board Seeks Wind Turbine Bids

The Pettisville school board authorized the district to seek competitive bids for a wind turbine at its Monday, Dec. 13 meeting.   The turbine will provide electricity for the district, which will offset its Toledo Edison electricity bill. More...

Fulton County To Upgrade Police, Fire Radios

Don’t throw out your old police scanner, yet, but Fulton County is moving toward a new radio system that will make parts of it obsolete. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 5   2:35 pm: Credit card theft, 140 Garden Dr.   Dec. 6   No reports.   Dec. 7   10:31 am: Trash out more than 36 hours prior to pickup, 400 block W. Lugbill Rd., property owner notified. More...

Pettisville Woman, Daughter Killed In Auto Mishap

Jennifer Yoder, 46, Pettisville, her 10-year-old daughter, Abigail, and a Sylvania woman died as a result of an auto crash at the intersection of Fulton-Lucas County Line Road and US20 about 4:37 pm, Saturday, Dec. 11. More...

Woman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Brittani Stanford, 22, East Gardens, was arrested Saturday, Dec. 11, on a charge of domestic violence by Archbold police officers.   Police were called to the apartment Stanford shares with Joseph Soto, 21, about 2:28 pm.   More...

Sports

Streak Girls Beat Rossford, Fairview; Fall To Evergreen

The Archbold girls basketball team won two nonleague contests last week but lost to Evergreen in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League game.   The Streaks hosted Rossford, Monday, Dec. 6, and sent the Bulldogs home with a 41-35 loss. More...

Streaks Drop Vikings In League Opener

It may have been too early in the season for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball showdown, but with Archbold and Evergreen picked to be at the top of the league, an early-season showdown was played out at AHS, Thursday, Dec 9. More...

AHS JV Girls Win Three

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team got back on the winning track last week, winning three games.   Rossford came to AHS, Monday Dec. 6. The Streaks led 13-3 after one and never looked back, cruising to a 36- 18 win. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Laden With Snow

A heavy, wet snow blankets an evergreen tree along Ditto Street in Archbold, Sunday, Dec. 12. The bucolic scene showcased the magnificent splendor of the season.–photo by Mary Huber More...

Organizations

Mental Health   Mental health support group, Thursday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.   HOPE   Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Dec. More...