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Obituaries

Jennifer and Abigail Yoder

Jennifer K. Yoder, age 46 years, of Pettisville, passed away Saturday afternoon, Dec. 11, 2010, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Swanton.   Her daughter, Abigail Faith Yoder, age 10, passed away Sunday afternoon, Dec. More...

Myrl S. Henry

Myrl S. Henry, age 87 years, of Evansport, passed away Wednesday evening, Dec. 15, 2010, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. More...

Isabel M. (Graber) Gisel

Isabel M. (Graber) Gisel, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 19, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   She was born Sept. 20, 1917, near Archbold, the daughter of Albert and Laura (Rupp) Seiler.   More...

People

Couple Lives In Harrisonburg, Va.

Elena Histand, daughter of Steve and Bronwyn, Telford, Pa., and Jonathan Stuckey, son of Randy and Karen, West Unity, were married July 24, 2010, in an outdoor ceremony at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa. More...

Parents Announce February Wedding

Ed and Jane Waidelich, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly, to Mark Lynn, Minneapolis, Minn., son of Larry and Carol, Hillsdale, Ind.   The bride-elect is a graduate of Archbold High School and Andrews University. More...

The Company Performs

Members of The Company, a select choral ensemble from Archbold High School, performed for the Archbold Rotary Club, Friday, Dec. 10. More...

Opinion

Our Christmas Wish List

With Christmas only three days away, families are stuffing their stockings with care and placing wrapped presents under the tree.   More...

Changes Forecast: In Lieu Of Snow Days, Ohio Districts Might Embrace The Web

Other Editors Say...

A former Ohio school superintendent entertained his colleagues at a seminar some years back by recalling his first week in his Colorado district. He’d overslept and woke to discover a raging snowstorm. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000   Jim Roynon, pastor of West Clinton Mennonite Church, spent two weeks on a peacemaker mission to Israel. More...

School Expenses At Or Below 2006 Levels; Income Falling

David Deskins, Archbold Area School Board superintendent, told board members at their Monday, Dec. 20, meeting the expense side of the district ledger is holding steady, or even below 2006 figures. More...

Young, Rufenacht Question Track Coach Indecision

Donald Young and Bill Rufenacht, Archbold citizens, questioned members of the Archbold School Board about why they had not chosen John Downey to fill the position of track coach.   More...

Handmade Dolls For Needy Girls

Fairlawn Resident Donates Dolls She Designed

Christmas will be much brighter for three girls somewhere, because of the generosity of Dorothy Golden, a resident of the Fairlawn Haven nursing home. More...

 

News

New Festival Of Lights Display

The newest display in the Archbold Festival of Lights is a family next to a lamppost. More...

Christmas Cheer Store Swept Clean

Despite an entire day lost to bad weather, Cecily Rohrs chairman of the Fulton County Christmas Cheer program, said this year’s event went “wonderfully well. More...

Commissioners Sign Contracts For Police, Fire Radio System

Fulton County Commissioners signed contracts with representatives of Motorola to build a new 800 megahertz (Mhz) digital trunking radio system for county police, fire and rescue services. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec 12   4:10 am: Vehicle stuck in mud, 300 block West St.   Dec. 13   4:09 am: 200 block Christine Dr., citation issued for violation of snow ordinance. More...

Police Assist Possible Drunk Man Dec. 18

Archbold police officers and Archbold Rescue assisted a man who may have had a little too much holiday cheer, Saturday, Dec. 18. More...

Continue To Seek Missing Brothers

Police officers from Morenci, Mich., with the assistance of the Michigan State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, continue their investigation into the disappearance of three brothers from that community. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Beat Defiance, Bryan

Archbold defeated Defi- ance 54-45 in the semifinals of the Defiance Clinic Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 14.   Tinora beat Ayersville in their semifinal 56-29.   The Streaks play Tinora in the finals on Jan. 17, 2011. More...

Streak Grapplers Split League Opener

The Archbold wrestling team, under Brian Becher, head coach, took to the road Thursday, Dec. 16, to Bryan for its Northwest Ohio Athletic League opener.   The NWOAL has practiced a “quad format” the past several years. More...

Blue Streaks Win 47-45 Overtime Thriller

The Archbold boys basketball team upped its record to 5-0 and stayed perfect in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League at 2-0 after picking up wins over Bryan, Thursday, Dec. 16, and Holgate, Saturday, Dec. 18. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Grace Diller, piano offertory. Message, “Simeon’s Eyes,” Wayne Gropp. Drama, “Simeon,” written by Deb Neuenschwander. More...

Bowlers Make Christmas Merrier For 31 Families

Christmas will be a bit merrier for 31 area families, because of the generosity of Archbold-area bowlers. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 9: Rani Wagner, West Unity, girl.   Dec. 10: Amanda & Michael Milligan, Swanton, boy; Elyse Wilson, Wauseon, boy.   Dec. 11: Catrina & Joseph Hopkins, Defiance, girl.   More...