February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Radiothon Expected To Pass $27,800 Goal

Rich Batdorf, Fulton County Heart Radiothon treasurer and board member, said Tuesday morning, Feb. More...

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Obituaries

Bob E. Rose

Bob E. Rose, 60, died Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, after a lengthy battle with Amyloidosis.  He was at his home in Montpelier with his wife by his side.  Bob was born on May 24, 1950, in Bryan, to Robert W. and Beatrice G. More...

Lillian M. Aeschliman

Lillian M. Aeschliman, age 93 years, of West Unity, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 11, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born Nov. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Maria L. Rosales, 67, Fayette, died Feb. 10, 2011. Survivors include her husband, Antonio, and four children.  Robert W. Nafziger, 86, Archbold, died Feb. 8, 2011. Survivors include three children.   More...

People

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4- H Club has its first meeting of the year, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m., at St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira. Questions: call Jackie Ballmer, advisor. More...

Providing Pep

  Members of the Archbold pep band perform at the Archbold- Wauseon girls basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 27. More...

Honor Students

Daniel Yoder, AHS ‘06, son of David and Mari, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at the University of Dayton. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. More...

Opinion

Questions About Rd. 24

It is proposed that Co. Rd. 24 become a truck bypass for the Village of Archbold, or possibly converted into St. Rt. 66.   The idea is not new. Government officials have looked at routing traffi c along the rural road for years.  More...

Retooling Collective-Bargaining Changes Should Restore Efficiency And Flexibility

Other Editors Say...

The fight brewing in the Ohio legislature over Senate Bill 5 could be monumental, but it is necessary.  Ohio laws governing collective bargaining for public employees and teachers union contracts deprive public employers– that is, taxpayer More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. More...

Daughter’s CPR Saves Mother’s Life

Brenda Moore, 50, is alive today, partly because her adult daughter gave her lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  At a Wednesday, Feb. More...

All-Day Kindergarten At Pettisville?

School Board To Decide At Friday Special Meeting

The Pettisville School Board plans to decide if the district will offer all-day kindergarten next fall at a special meeting Friday, Feb. 18, 7 am, in the office of Steve Switzer, superintendent.  During its Monday, Feb. More...

Commissioners Object To Selling, Leasing Turnpike

John Kasich, Ohio governor, is looking at privatizing the Ohio Turnpike as a way to generate cash for state government.  More...

 

News

Buckeye Places Second In Features, Fourth In Community Service

The Archbold Buckeye received second place in the best local feature category and fourth in community service at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, Thursday, Feb. More...

Seven Have Perfect Scores At Science Fair

Seven Pettisville students received perfect scores from the judges, and 20 more earned superior ratings at the Pettisville Local Science Fair, Saturday, Feb. More...

Three Place Second In Annual Spelling Contest

Noah Grieser, Brendon Johns, and Isabelle Kreiger, Archbold, placed second in their grades in the annual Fulton County Spelling Contest, Tuesday, Feb. 8, at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 6  6:57 pm: Yelling in hallway, East Gardens, advised subject to keep it down.  9:48 pm: Loud music, East Gardens, advised to turn it down. Feb. More...

Police Investigate Pool Table Ripoff

Archbold police are investigating the theft of about $20 in quarters from a coinoperated pool table at Nu- Arch Lanes.  The police report states the theft occurred sometime between 11:30 and 11:45 pm, Friday, Feb. 11.  More...

Thief Hits Local Store

A subject stole about $30 in cash from the Archbold Dollar General store about 5:45 pm, Sunday, Feb. 6, an Archbold police report states. A male subject entered the store with a number of items to return for cash. More...

Sports

Cowell, Ripke League Champs

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League wrestling meet marks the end of the regular season and means the start of the second season is just around the corner. The nine NWOAL schools gathered at Archbold High School, Saturday, Feb. More...

Eleven Streaks Place At NWOAL Wrestling Meet

Eleven Archbold Blue Streaks placed in respective weight classes at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League meet at Archbold High School, Saturday, Feb 12.  Ben Eggers (103 pounds) placed second, falling to Delta’s Kyle Keller with an 18-3 tech More...

Wauseon Defends League Wrestling Title

Wauseon topped off the 2010-2011 wrestling season by defending its Northwest Ohio Athletic League title with an outright championship, Saturday, Feb. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  More...

Bible Quizzers Show Team Spirit

As the world’s eyes were on Egypt the last few weeks, area Bible quizzers were studying how God saved Joseph and his family by moving them to the land of Egypt, found in the last chapters of Genesis.  The fourth Bible Quiz meet took place More...

2011 Fairlawn Haven King And Queen

The Fairlawn Haven king and queen were crowned at the monthly birthday party on Thursday, Feb. 10. From left: Delores Leschinski, runner-up queen; Nola and Chester Short, queen and king; Eldor Volkman, runner-up king.– courtesy photo   More...