February 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

High Dive May Be History

The three-meter high dive at the Archbold Swimming Pool may become history, said Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director.  Kidder said she told members of the Archbold Park Board at their Tuesday, Feb. More...

East Holland St. Home Bought By Council

With an eye towards future development, Archbold Village Council has agreed to purchase a home at the corner of East Holland Street and Vine Street.  Council approved the action at its Monday, Feb. More...

2011 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Members of the 2011 Pettisville High School Homecoming senior attendant and escort. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Nelles H. Roth

Nelles H. Roth, age 90 years, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday afternoon, Feb. 17, 2011, at the CHP Defi ance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.  He was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Toledo, the son of Henry and Inez (Roth) Roth. More...

Donna Sauder Gnagey

Donna Mae Sauder Gnagey, 80, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at her home at Fairlawn Retirement Community in Archbold.  Donna’s husband of 58 years, Allen D. Gnagey, preceded her in death just three weeks previously.  More...

Leslie Leupp

Leslie Leupp, 66, passed from this life on Feb. 4, 2011, in Bangkok, Thailand.  Born on Aug. More...

People

"Odd Couple" Actors Draw On Friendship

Bill Phelps and Steve Van Sickle, Archbold, actors playing the lead characters in the coming Archbold Community Theatre production of “The Odd Couple,” can relate to the characters they play. More...

Nine Pettisville Students Win Art, Writing Awards

Nine Pettisville School students have been recognized in art and writing in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Four received the gold key award and qualified to have the projects judged at the national level. More...

Man Donates Money For School Lunches

Christine Ziegler, Archbold Area School District treasurer, told members of the Archbold School Board a man walked into her offi ce and asked about making a donation to pay for school lunches for students in need. More...

Opinion

CPR Works

Deb Miller and Brenda Moore know CPR saved their lives. More...

Lighten The Burden: Legislature Should Eliminate Unrealistic Education Mandates

Other Editors Say...

Ohio House Republicans are right to make as one of their first priorities a bill to free school districts from the most senseless mandates included in the “evidencebased” school-funding plan put forward two years ago by Ted Strickland, fo More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2001  It’s official. There will be no sales tax hike for improvements on the spring ballot in Fulton County.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; offertory, Who Am I? Malinda Lugbill. Message, “Enemies/Authority of David,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team band; offertory and message same as first service.  More...

Heart Carnival Has Record Year

The 2011 edition of the Fairlawn Haven Heart Carnival raised a record $2,081.60, exceeding the 2010 collection by $349.76, or about 20.3%.  The carnival, which features games and prizes, is held every year on the same evening as the Fulton Count More...

Honor Students

Hilary Short, AHS '10, daughter of Todd and Joy, was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall term at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. More...

Five Streak Wrestlers Are State-Bound!

Weirauch, Ripke, Eggers, Price, Cowell Advance

Five Blue Streaks will wrestle at the Division III state tournament March 3-5.–Updated 2.26, 11:15 pm More...

Pettisville Girls Basketball Wins Sectional Title

Pettisville 52, North Central 27

The Pettisville girls basketball team defeated North Central 52-27 to win a Division IV sectional championship, Saturday, Feb. 26 at Wauseon.–Posted 2.26, 11:30 pm More...

AHS Girls Basketball Falls In Sectional Final

Evergreen 47, Archbold 43

The third-seeded Archbold girls basketball team lost to top-seeded Evergreen 47-43, Saturday, Feb. 26 in a Division III sectional final at Defiance. The Vikings (15-2) advance to the district tourney at Kalida, Thursday, March 3. More...

SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS

Four Archbold wrestlers won Division III sectional titles, Saturday, Feb. 19. More...

Levy Renewal Topic At School Board

The renewal of a five-year, $1.1-million emergency operating levy was studied at the Archbold School Board meeting, Monday, Feb. 21.  District voters will be asked to approve the renewal during the May 3 primary election.  More...

Spend $10 Million To Upgrade Rd. 24?

The cost to upgrade Co. Rd. 24 to state highway standards could be $8 million to $10 million, Dean Genter, Fulton County commissioner, said Monday.  Initial estimates for upgrading the Fulton County portion of Co. Rd. 24 were $5.2 million. More...

 

News

School Board Okays Choir Trip To New York City

Students in the Archbold High School vocal music program have received approval from the Archbold school board to visit New York City April 6-10.  Board members approved the trip during their Monday, Feb 21, meeting.  Due to poor road condi More...

Wind Turbine Moving Forward

The Archbold Area School District has contacted federal legislators in an effort to move forward on the district wind turbine project.  More...

Oodles of Noodles & Chicken Pie

The Ridgeville American Legion held its annual Chicken Pie Dinner, Sunday, Feb. 20. Top: Sarah Kruse, Ridgeville Corners, tries to get daughter Karly, 1, to taste part of her dinner. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

block West St., kids playing with phone, spoke to homeowner.  10:44 pm: Citation to Thomas E. Miller, 60, rural Liberty Center, for passing in a hazard zone, 900 block West Barre Rd. Feb. More...

Archbold Man Arrested On Multiple Charges

Travis Diller, 25, Archbold, was arrested by Archbold police after officers were called to an apartment in the East Gardens Complex about 12:10 am, Saturday, Feb. More...

Remains Identified As Brice Jernigan's

Eric Peters, a forensic pathologist with the Pima County, Ariz., medical examiner office, said a set of human remains have been identified as those of former Archbold resident Brice Jernigan.  Jernigan was last seen leaving his residence in Glen More...

Sports

Streaks Win NWOAL Outright

Archbold successfully defended its Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title at Liberty Center, Friday, Feb. 18, dropping the Tigers 47-41. It is Archbold’s 15thstraight NWOAL win and 22nd league championship. More...

AHS Girls Win Final Regular-Season Game

The Archbold girls basketball team finished the regular season on a high note, defeating Ottawa-Glandorf 44-38, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Birds Get Revenge, Beat Stryker 67-55

The first time the Pettisville and Stryker boys basketball teams played this season, at Stryker on Jan. 13, the Panthers led by 13 points in the third quarter. Pettisville came back to within one before the Panthers won 53- 50. More...