June 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Roths Give Back Through Black Swamp Benefit

For Ron and Char Roth of rural Pettisville, contributing their time and talents to the Black Swamp Benefit comes naturally. Their parents were involved in benefit programs, and they have continued the tradition. More...

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Obituaries

Robert G. "Bob" Meller

Robert G. "Bob" Meller, age 86, of Archbold, and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Fulton County Health Center.–Posted 6.16, 1:20 pm More...

Robert L. "Bobby" Lucas

Robert L. “Bobby” Lucas passed away June 8, 2011, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was born Aug. 3, 1942, in Fayette and graduated from Fayette High School in 1960. He served in the army in Vietnam. More...

Virgil O. Schroeder

Virgil O. Schroeder, age 77, departed this life to be with Jesus on May 4, 2011, while at a Hospice of the Valley facility. Virgil was born in Defi- ance County on Dec. 11, 1933, to Emil H. and Helena A. Schroeder. He was baptized on Jan. More...

People

FFA News

Twenty-seven Pettisville FFA members attended the Ohio FFA Convention, Thursday and Friday, May 5-6. It consisted of five sessions: career development, event contests, talent show, career show, and awards. More...

Earn Degrees

Three area students graduated from Bluffton University, Sunday, May 8: Timothy Nofziger, son of Dan and Deb, Archbold, earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in business administration. More...

Honor Student

Katie Weber, PHS ‘09, daughter of Kurt and Kamie, was on the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester at Adrian (Mich.) College. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. More...

Opinion

9-11 Memorial Comes To Fairgrounds

Ten years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, the New York City World Trade Center Towers came crashing down with a horrendous roar and a choking cloud of dust that enveloped the earth. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 13, 2001 The Clyde’s Way-Co. Rd. 22 railroad overpass is beginning to look like one, as a photograph shows a Norfolk Southern freight train traversing the bridge. More...

Learning A Trade: Vocational Education Plays A Vital Role In Ohio's Economy

Other Editors Say...

John Kasich, Ohio governor, might be mistaken if he still thinks vocational education is generally “badmouthed”– actually, programs have evolved and grown in recent years– but he’s absolutely right that it should be play More...

Archbold Elevator To Be Sold

Gerald R. Kowalski, a Toledo attorney appointed as the receiver of Archbold Elevator, said current plans are to sell the elevator and its related businesses. More...

Shooting Reported In Village, Gun Found

Police officers are still trying to sort out an alleged shooting incident that might have occurred on West Street between 11:45 pm, Saturday, June 4, and 12:10 am, Sunday, June 5, said Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief. More...

News

Commission Approves Payments To Farmers

The Ohio Agricultural Commodities Advisory Council has approved payment of 75 claims to farmers resulting from problems at Archbold Elevator. The claims total about $3 million. More...

Pettisville Teachers Take Second Freeze In Base Pay

Pettisville school district teachers will receive no raise in base pay, but will get a one-time $500 bonus under a new contract approved last night. More...

Pettisville Wind Turbine Evolving

The Pettisville school district $1.7 million wind turbine project is “evolving,” Steve Switzer, district superintendent, said Tuesday morning. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 3 1:35 pm: Damage to lawn, 200 block Lafayette St. 4:58 pm: Loose dog, 300 block Meadow Lane, returned to owner. 5:06 pm: Citation to Pamela Sauder, 45, Archbold, for speeding, 600 block E. Lutz Rd. More...

Thieves Hit Local Construction Site

A thief or thieves made off with a shackle and four feet of steel cable from a construction site at the Archbold Water Treatment Plant sometime between 5 pm, Friday, June 3, and 7 am, Wednesday, June 8. More...

Car-Deer Crashes

Of the vehicle-deer crashes reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department, one involved a local person, and a second occurred in the area.  Marco J. L. Ramirez, 18, Archbold, was driving a car west on Co. Rd. More...

Sports

AHS Tracksters Named Academic All-Ohioans

Kinsey Smith, Tressa Parsley, Dean Herrett, Trisha King, and Kassidy Garrow, Archbold High School track and field athletes, were named Academic All- Ohioans this season. More...

Acme Baseball

Bryan defeated Archbold 6-2, Monday, June 6. Losing pitcher: Tyson Schnitkey, six innings, four strikeouts. Leading hitters: Jase Grosjean, single, run batted in; Schnitkey, double, RBI. More...

Second Place

Shylo Richardson, 9, and her father, Cory, Archbold, look over a certificate Shylo received for placing second in the 100- meter dash during the Archbold Parks & Recreation track meet, Friday, Ju More...

Religion

Shuffleboard winners

Dale Gautsche, left, and Robert Grieser, took first and second in a shuffleboard tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven. Others who played were Tim Nofziger, Chris Gillen and Diane Drewes.– courtesy photo More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Keith Short, worship leader; Don Beck, song leader. MYF praise band, music. Message, “What prayers do we have for each other?” Steve Heatwole. Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center June 3: Joie & Robert O’Neal, Liberty Center, boy. June 6: Jennifer Miller, Archbold, girl. June 7: Nidia Yaneth-Garcia Puenter, Wauseon, boy; Nicole & Bradley Weirauch, Liberty Center, boy. More...