March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Electric Racer Gets Green Flag At NSCC

In one of the labs at Northwest State Community College, a racing vehicle is taking shape. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Isaac Stoll

Isaac Stoll, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away suddenly Sunday afternoon, March 27, 2011, in his home.  He was born Dec. 24, 1919, near Loogootee, Ind., the son of Amos and Fanny (Richer) Stoll.  He married Marie Gingerich on Nov. More...

Roland E. "Jonesy" Jones

Roland E. "Jonesy" Jones, age 72, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, March 24, 2011 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  He had been battling several illnesses with his devoted wife, Karen Fisher Jones, by his side.  More...

Martha Rupp

Martha Ellen Rupp, age 88, died March 17, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven.  Martha worked at her father’s business, Rupp Furniture Co., after high school.  She loved to cook and bake. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 20 No reports. March 21 1:48 am: 911 hang-up, 200 block E. Holland St., phone problems. 10 am: Citation to Jon H. Ordway, 29, for passing a stopped school bus with its lights flashing, 200 block DeGroff Ave. March 22 More...

Wauseon Man Indicted After Incidents Here

Guadalupe Lopez, 52, Wauseon, was indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury after he was allegedly involved in incidents in Archbold. The indictments stem from incidents involving Martha Lopez, a resident of Colony Meadows. More...

Woman Gets Prison Term, Loses Auto

Donna Crane, 38, rural Wauseon, was sentenced to six months in prison at a sentencing hearing, Friday, March 25.  Scott A. Haselman said Crane previously pled guilty to the theft charge. She stole a credit card on Oct. More...

Opinion

Fairlawn Support Comes From Everywhere

Many things about Archbold make the community a special place to live and raise a family. The Fairlawn Haven retirement community is one.  Fairlawn is known as one of the best nursing homes and retirement campuses in Northwest Ohio. More...

Letter To The Editor

Perhaps the most ironic, and disappointing thing, about the “shared sacrifice” mantra coming from the Kasich administration is that, according to the Buckeye Institute, a conservative thinktank, his budget spends 12% more than his Democra More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2001  An Archbold weekly tradition that began in 1934 ends tomorrow. Michigan Livestock Exchange has purchased the business and buildings of Lugbill Brothers, Inc.  More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Pettisville Meats Issues Recall

Pettisville Meats, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of meat and poultry products Tuesday afternoon, March 29. More...

State School Aid Up, But Overall Funding Down

Switzer Says:

For school districts throughout the state, the two-year budget proposed by John Kasich, Ohio governor, is a goodnews, bad-news proposition.  Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville Local School District, said Kasich was correct when he More...

U.S. President Writes To Zach

Zach Girdham, a first grade student at Pettisville Elementary School, recently received a letter from a rather special pen pal– Barack Obama, president of the United States.  Girdham, who said he was six years old last year but is now seve More...

Local Ag Officials Discuss State Budget

Officials from two Fulton County agencies that deal with agriculture said they are unsure how the two-year state budget proposed by John Kasich, Ohio governor, will impact them.  More...

 

News

Pettisville Students In BGSU Symposium

Eight Pettisville students participated in the Ohio Junior Sciences and Humanities Symposium, March 23- 25, at Bowling Green State University.  The program showcases the best Ohio high school and junior high students who have done research in th More...

PHS Spanish Teacher Honored By MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has awarded Richard Reid, Pettisville High School Spanish teacher, its inspirational teacher award.  Reid was one of 34 educators worldwide to receive the award this year.  More...

Archbold, Pettisville Students Are Winners In Annual Art Show

Student artists from the Archbold and Pettisville high schools won five of the eight awards in the Best of Fulton County High School Art Show, March 15-28, at Northwest State Community College.  The show is sponsored by the Black Swamp Arts Coun More...

Sports

Crown Four New Boys Basketball State Champions

The 89th annual high school state boys basketball championships in Columbus concluded Saturday, March 26, with four champions crowned in their respective divisions. Div. More...

Wrestle In State Tournament

Gavin Grime, Carson Meyer, and Austin Wilson, from left, members of the Archbold Wrestling Club, wrestled in the Ohio Athletic Committee Grade School State Wrestling Tournament, Saturday and Sunday, More...

Fricke In All-Star Classic

Telly Fricke, a senior on the Archbold boys basketball team, has been named to the state boys basketball all-star squad.  He will play in the North- South All-Star Classic, Sunday, April 17, at Capital University, Columbus.  Division III an More...

Religion

Lockport 2 Places Third At Lancaster

The 2011 Bible Quiz Invitational took place March 25- 27 at Lancaster Mennonite High School, Lancaster, Pa.  The tournament consisted of 47 teams from southeastern Pennsylvania, two teams from Virginia, and 28 teams from Ohio, including 15 from More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; offertory, Cameron Bible, Sara Kinsman, “Glorious Day.” Message, “God On Trial,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education  Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, April 4, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: small gas engines.  NAMI  More...