June 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Class Of 2011 Makes An Impression

The Archbold High School Class of 2011 has achieved many things and performed great service, but they realize without the support of others, they couldn’t have reached their goals.  That’s what Garrett Morton and Katherine Moody, cla More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Richard “Dick” Selgo Sr.

Richard “Dick” Selgo Sr., age 83, of Peoria, Ariz., formerly of Pettisville, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Rising Rainbow Assisted Living Home in Glendale, Ariz.. More...

Theola M. (Dimke) Gutierrez

Theola M. More...

Timothy A. Creek

1954 – 2011

Timothy A. Creek, 57, of rural Montpelier, died Monday afternoon, May 30, 2011, in University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich., where he had been a patient one week following a brief serious illness.  Tim was born Jan. More...

People

Roths Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Carl Roth and Evelyn Clingaman were married June 1, 1941, at St. James Lutheran Church in Burlington. More...

Area Sophomores Selected To Attend Leadership Seminar

Three area high school sophomores have been selected to attend the Ohio West Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar. Jay Miller, Archbold High School; Timothy Iott and Katie Yoder, Pettisville, were selected to attend. More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club held its seventh meeting, Tuesday, May 24, at St. James Lutheran Church. Noah Schumacher won the t-shirt design contest. More...

Opinion

Archbold Bus Drivers Protect Children During Storm

Everyone in the Archbold Area School District found themselves in a nightmare scenario, Thursday, May 26.  Students had been released from school and were on their way home when a funnel cloud was sighted in the county, and a tornado warning was More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 30, 2001  Eleven students are academic leaders of the AHS Class of 2001: Katie Beck, Nathan Bernath, Jodi Crossgrove, Abbey Damon, Andrew Emch, Michael Mignin, Jennifer Pape, Brandon Rychener, Josh Storrer, Dana Vaje More...

Other Editors Say...

Anyone who has been forced to endure a stranger’s loud and public cell phone conversation in a supermarket line or a restaurant will understand this story: A woman boarded an Amtrak train in Oakland, Calif., recently and proceeded to talk loudl More...

Storms Rock Archbold Area

Three days of bad weather rocked Archbold and the surrounding area Wednesday, May 25, Thursday, May 26, and Sunday, May 30, causing damage ranging from mild to severe.  While no injuries were reported from any of the incidents, there was at leas More...

Downtown Tornado Siren Now Works

EMA Director Wants To Talk About Public Warnings

The tornado siren atop the Archbold Municipal Building was two for three during the bad weather that swept through the area Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday, May 25, 26, and 29.  Justin Thompson, Fulton County Emergency Management Agency director More...

Ten Tires Slashed, Damage Tops $1,000

There are now seven cases of tires being slashed in Archbold over the weekend of May 21-22, Archbold police reports indicate.  Ten tires were damaged, for a total loss of $1,055.  More...

 

News

Volunteers At Work

  Lauren Frey, left, and Lexie King, both Pettisville High School students on summer break, volunteer to help move desks and chairs out of the Pettisville school building, Wednesday, May 25. More...

Area Farmers Have Options As Rain Delays Planting

As unrelenting rain has made 2011 one of the wettest springs on record, farmers are being kept out of the fields, and planting of crops is significantly delayed. More...

Junior Achievement Team

Archbold High School students Nicole Buehrer, Zach Driver, and Bria Pelmear recently participated in the third annual Junior Achievement Business Challenge team contest. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 23  12:02 pm: Tire slashing, 412 Walnut St.  1:47 pm: Theft, 905 N. Defi ance St.  5:10 pm: Traffic cone from maneuverability course blowing across road, 100 block Woodland Dr., placed in proper location. May 24  More...

Man Faces Charge Of Domestic Violence

Troy Allen Vanalst, 20, last known address Archbold, faces a domestic violence charge after a Tuesday, May 24 incident.  The Archbold police report states officers were dispatched to an apartment in East Gardens about 11:18 pm, for a report of a More...

Wagon Stolen

Ray Walz, 905 North Defi ance Street, told Archbold police a small red wagon, valued at $50, was stolen from in front of his residence sometime between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm, Monday, May 23.  Walz told officers a trash can was sitting in the wag More...

Sports

AHS Boys Track Wins Regional Championship, Girls Second

With Archbold trailing Bluffton by half a team point, 62.5 to 62, going into the final event at the Division III regional track and field meet– the boys 4x400-meter relay– the pressure was on.  Both 4x400 teams were district champion More...

Regional Champ

Danny Young jumps a hurdle at the D-III regional track meet. He won the 300 hurdles title.– photo by Donald Young More...

Blue Streaks Fall In Regional Semifinal

The Archbold softball team saw its dreams of a repeat trip to the Division III state tournament in Akron derailed when Elmwood (21- 4), ranked tenth in the final Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association poll, dropped the top-ranked Str More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; prayer of sending for Miracle Camp staff: Colton Martinez, Eric Rupp, and aides Grace Andres, Trisha Cousino, Lyndsey Rupp, Micah Schumacher, Matthew Storrer and Shannon Storrer; offertory, “By Your S More...

Firing Volleys

Members of the Ridgeville Corners American Legion post fire three volleys, a military tradition that goes back centuries. More...

Graduation Kiss

A.J. Schweinhagen, a member of the Archbold High School Class of 2011, receives a congratulatory kiss from his mother, Kelly, after graduation ceremonies, Sunday, May 29. More...