April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Schools To Lose $1 Million, Ziegler Says

Chris Ziegler, Archbold Area School District treasurer, said she expects the district will lose about $1 million in revenue in the next two fiscal years.  For fiscal year 2012, which starts July 1, 2011, and ends June 30, 2012, she said the dist More...

Water Rate Hike Approved

Archbold Village Council approved a 2% increase in village water rates, plus a $1 increase in the monthly service charge, at its Monday, April 18 meeting.  For a family that lives in Archbold and uses 6,000 gallons of water each month, the cost More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Pauline L. Heer

Pauline L. Heer, age 83 years, of Archbold, passed away April 12, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  Born July 31, 1927, in Elmira, she was the daughter of Florence (Thurlby) and Walter Spengler.  On Nov. More...

James "Carl" Andrews

June 24, 1942~April 14, 2011

South Bend, Ind.-James "Carl" Andrews, 68, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at home.  He is survived by his wife, Janice A. More...

Aurthur A. Stuckey

Aurthur A. Stuckey, age 87 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday evening, April 16, 2011, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.  He was born Jan. More...

People

FFA Sweetheart

  Taylor Kruse is the 2011-12 Pettisville FFA Sweetheart. It is a public relations position presented to a current junior in FFA or whose parents are involved in agriculture. More...

Meyer, Fike Plan June 4 Wedding

Mark and Jill Petersen, Archbold, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Randi Meyer, to Adam Fike, son of Gary and Diane, Linden, Ind. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Israel Lerma and Soila Davila were married April 14, 1961, in Amocoli, Fla. More...

Opinion

Keep "Public" In Public Notices

Do you want to know when public utilities, like electric companies, are raising rates? What if your neighbor wants to have his property rezoned?  Have you ever looked for your name in a list of unclaimed funds?  More...

Letter To The Editor

I read with great interest your March 23 editorial concerning Governor Kasich’s plan to address the almost $8 billion deficit in the state budget.  It goes without saying that these are very difficult times for Ohio. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 18, 2001  Headline– Woman Calls For Adding Reflective Tape On Railroad Cars After Stepson’s Death  More...

Archbold Elevator License Suspended

Examiners Find Liabilities Exceed Assets

Andy Ware, communications director for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, said Monday the grain-handling license of Archbold Elevator was suspended on Monday, April 11.  Ware said a routine examination of the elevator records, conducted during More...

Flashlight Egg Hunt Rescheduled For Thursday

Rain, high winds, and chilly temperatures postponed the Archbold Parks & Recreation Department Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday night, April 16.  Jennifer Kidder, Parks & Recreation director, said the hunt has been rescheduled for More...

Enjoying Pettisville Prom

Decked out in their finest for the Pettisville High School prom, Saturday, April 16, are from left: Andrew Thatcher, Archbold, and Pettisville juniors Ashley Burkholder; Kayla Douglass; Anzhela Delge More...

 

News

School Board Grants Contracts

The Archbold School Board approved new contracts for teachers, administrators and others during its Monday, April 18 meeting.  The board did not hold an executive session.  Three-year contracts were approved for Tim Meister, Archbold High S More...

Marching For Maddy

Wendy Hogrefe, a volunteer at Archbold elementary, left, and Maguire Minton, a student, were marching about in a game played during “Maddy Week” at the elementary school. More...

AHS To Participate In U Of M Study

Archbold High School seniors are part of a long-running University of Michigan study of youth lifestyles.  The study, known as “Monitoring the Future,” has been going on for 37 years. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 10  7:31 pm: Assault, 200 block S. Defiance St. More...

Yard Ornaments Targeted

Yard ornaments were the target of thieves and vandals recently, Archbold police reports indicate.  Bradley A. More...

Bank Reports Possible Fraudulent Checks

An Archbold police report filed Monday, April 11, indicates officials of the Farmers & Merchants State Bank informed police of possible forged checks.  The report states someone attempted to cash two possibly fraudulent checks from a custome More...

Sports

AHS Boys Second, Girls Fifth At Napoleon Invite

The Archbold boys track team finished second at the Napoleon Wildcat Track & Field Invitational, Saturday, April 16.  The Streaks finished with 126 points. Clay won with 148.33.  AHS won seven events. More...

AHS Wins Tri-Meet With Tinora, Wauseon

The Archbold track teams both defeated Tinora and Wauseon, Tuesday, April 12.  The girls won with 65.5 points. Wauseon scored 56 and Tinora, 51.5.  In the boys meet, the Streaks scored 81 points to 58 for Wauseon and 37 for the Rams. More...

AHS Softball Stays Perfect At 13-0

The Archbold softball team remained undefeated last week with wins over Wauseon, Springfield, Montpelier, and Fairview. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; offertory, selections from Selah; worship expression, “Crown Him With Many Crowns.” Message, “A Joyous Occasion?” Jesse Kahler. More...

Palm Sunday Procession

Members of St Martin’s Lutheran Church opened Palm Sunday services with a procession from downtown Archbold to the church on South Defiance Street. More...

Organizations

Blood Drives  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette; Monday, April 25, 6-11 a.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. More...