May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Respect, Honesty, Clean Underwear

"The Best Advice My Mother Ever Gave Me"

As the nation prepares to celebrate Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, several area individuals talked about the best advice their mother ever gave them. Some of it was humorous. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Evelyn Schweinhagen

Evelyn Schweinhagen, age 88, of Napoleon, died on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Napoleon Lutheran Home.  She was born July 15, 1922, in Pleasant Township, Henry County, Ohio to the late Charles Harrison Huber, Sr. More...

Bruce L. Dermer

Bruce L. Dermer, age 97, of Archbold, formerly of McComb and Hoytville, died Friday, April 29, 2011, at 11:20 a.m. at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  Mr. Dermer was born Feb. More...

DEATH NOTICES

William V. “Bill” Fricke, 84, Archbold, died April 28, 2011. Survivors include four children.   More...

People

Local Students Recognized At Honors Convocation

Several area Defiance College students were honored recently at its Honors Day Convocation. Alex Thiel, rural Wauseon, senior, dean’s scholar, outstanding senior in science. Treasure Bacon, Archbold, senior, Carolyn M. Small honor scholar. More...

Hartz Performs In Instrumental Recital At UF

Bethany Hartz, a junior pharmacy major, played “Adagio & Allegra” by Jean Baptiste Loeillet on the clarinet during an instrumental recital recently at The University of Findlay. More...

Skills Competition Participants

Several students from the Four County Career Center Skills USA chapter traveled to Columbus to participate in the Ohio State skills competition, April 29-30. More...

Opinion

Justice Comes For Osama Bin Laden

On the first day of May, Justice came for Osama bin Laden.  Just as the 3,000 citizens of many nations had no warning when they died in the World Trade Center attacks, ordered by bin Laden, bin Laden had no warning when Justice, born on the roto More...

Mother's Day

Originally declared a national holiday in 1914 by President Woodrow Wilson, Mother’s Day will be celebrated for the 97th time, Sunday, May 8.  Brief research shows there were several attempts to create a Mother’s Day in the late 19th More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 2, 2001  Doug Clark, AHS ‘79, takes over as postmaster at Archbold.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite  Sunday: Gloria Beck, sermon; Mark Graber, monologue about Thomas. More...

Arbor Day, 2011

Aylin Rosillo, an Archbold Middle School fifth grade student, helps plant a burgundy belle maple tree in Ruihley Park to commemorate Arbor Day. Archbold’s annual Arbor Day ceremony was Friday, April 29. More...

Organizations

Nursing Mom’s Group  Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, May 5, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE

DISMISSAL OF MURDER CHARGES OVERTURNED IN APPEALS COURT

The Sixth District Court of Appeals has overturned a Fulton County court ruling that dismissed murder charges against Walter E. Zimbeck, 43, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.–Posted 5.6, 10:30 pm More...

Street-Legal Cart To Give Don Zuver More Freedom

Don Zuver, Archbold, will soon be able to get around easier, thanks to a new law approved by Archbold village council, Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. The new law allows golf carts to travel on some streets in the village. More...

 

News

Mine’s Bigger

  Four Archbold fifth graders, from left, Molly Conway, Macey Rupp, Brooke Aeschliman, and Lauren Miller, compare the seedling trees they received during the Archbold Arbor Day ceremony, Friday, April 29. More...

Village Council To Seek Sewer Repair Bids

Archbold Village Council will seek bids for the repair of a more than 2,000-foot section of sanitary sewer pipeline without digging up and replacing it.  The process is referred to as lining the pipeline. More...

CIC To Promote Ruralogic Job Opportunities

The Archbold Community Improvement Corporation, which deals with economic development in the village, will spend up to $4,000 to promote job opportunities with Ruralogic, an information technology company.  More...

Public Record

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding

Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant records indicate between 8 am, Wednesday, April 27, and 8 am the following morning, almost two inches of rain fell. In this photo, water nears the edge of Williams County Rd. More...

Archbold Police Log

April 24  12:04 am: Loud noise, Woodland Park, advised to leave park.  2:50 pm: Loose dog, 400 block Union St.,  4:23 pm: Loud noise, 400 block Murbach St., advised to turn it down.  6:21 pm: Loose dog, 400 block Short-Buehrer Rd. More...

Three Injury Crashes On April 25

Three auto crashes involving injuries, one in Archbold, one in Henry County, and one on the Ohio Turnpike, occurred on Monday afternoon, April 25, reports indicate.  The first occurred on South Defiance Street, about 663 feet south of Short-Bueh More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Beat PH, Stryker, Fall To Bryan

Archbold split a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League contests with stateranked opponents and defeated Stryker last week to raise their record to 10-7, 2-3 NWOAL. More...

Archbold Softball Raises Record To 19-1

The Archbold softball team was a perfect 4-0 last week, raising its record to 19-1, 5-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.  More...

Archbold Tennis Beats Wauseon, Falls To Bryan

The Archbold boys tennis team avenged a 5-0 April 1 loss to Wauseon by beating the Indians 3-2, Tuesday, April 26. The Streaks lost to Bryan 3-2, Friday, April 29. AHS is 6-5 on the season. AHS 3, Wauseon 2 More...