June 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Bud And Tootie Beck Combine RV Lifestyle And Service To Others

Bud and Tootie Beck have joined two lifestyle passions into one. They have lived full-time in a 36-foot motor home for 13 years. “You couldn’t give me the most expensive house in town,” Bud said. More...

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Obituaries

Eric N. Grisier

Eric N. Grisier, age 48, of Archbold, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice, following a long and hard-fought battle with Kidney Cancer.–Posted 7.4, 6:15 pm More...

Juanita L. Rupp

Juanita L. Rupp, age 90, of Archbold and formerly of Fayette, passed away Friday evening, July 1, 2011, in her home.–Posted 7.4, 6 pm More...

People

Aeschliman, Allan To Marry July 23

Phil and Lisa Aeschliman, rural Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mindy, to Scott Allan, son of Norris and Nancy, rural Fayette. The bride-elect is a 2008 Wauseon High School graduate. More...

Switzer Receives University Award

Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09, earned the St. Catherine of Alexandria Award from Siena Heights University, Adrian, Mich., at the annual spring honors convocation ceremony, Friday, April 29. More...

Agriculture Hall Of Fame Nominations Ready

Nomination forms for the 2011 Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame award are available at the Fulton County Extension office, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, 419-337-9210, or online at www.fulton.osu.edu. Deadline is July 15. More...

Opinion

Farmer's Market; Fresh Foods, Fun

The Archbold Farmers Market is again open for the season, offering the public products from fresh produce to breads and cookies. As weeks pass and more fruits and vegetables ripen, there will be a wider variety of offerings. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 27, 2001 More than 140 applications were received by the Village of Archbold for an assistant administrator position. Smoke rolls out of the First Church of Christ, St. Rt. More...

Don't Drain The Lake

Other Editors Say...

How’s this for a winning strategy to create jobs and promote economic growth in Ohio? More...

Archbold Man Indicted In Shooting Incident

Second Man Indicted For Auto Theft

James D. Gonzales, Jr., 24, Archbold, has been indicted on three counts of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and a single count of possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premises. More...

Handmade Chair Shows Teamwork, Spirit Of Giving

To some, it’s just a chair. It’s a nice chair. A wellmade chair. But just a chair. But in fact, the chair, handcrafted by workers at Sauder Manufacturing and sold at the Black Swamp Benefit, represents a spirit of cooperation and giving. More...

News

School Test Scores Favorable

Results of state tests administered to Archbold Area School District students appear extremely favorable, the school board learned at its Monday, June 20 meeting. More...

County Unemployment Rate Of 9.4%At Lowest Level In Over Two Years

The Fulton County unemployment rate in May was 9.4%, the lowest in more than two years. More...

Having A Ball At The Pool

Crystal Morales, Archbold, takes a shot while enjoying a dip in the Archbold Swimming Pool, Sunday, June 26.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Public Record

Charges Pending After Man Allegedly Flees Crash Site

Charges are pending against Gregory Dewulf, 49, Wauseon, after a head-on collision on St. Rt. 108 south of Co. Rd. H at about 11:58 pm, Friday, June 24. More...

Archbold Police Log

June 17 8:35 am: Found driver license, 900 block S. Defiance St., contacted Montpelier police, asked them to make contact with owner. 2 pm: Peace keep, Colony Meadows, advised to contact attorney. 3:50 pm: Theft of clothing, East Gardens, resolved. More...

Archbold Woman Indicted June 20

Jen A. Gisel, 21, Archbold, was indicted on charges of forgery and attempted theft from an elderly person or disabled adult. She was one of 20 persons indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, June 20. More...

Sports

Short Third In Golf Tourney

Olley Short, Archbold, placed third in the boys 16- to 18-year-old age group at Edon, Tuesday, June 21, in the third junior golf tournament of the 2011 Northwest Ohio Junior Golf Association season. Short, a senior at Archbold, shot an 82. More...

Swing, Batter, Batter!

AJ Short, Archbold, takes a swing during practice. He plays for Little League Team 1 for 10- to 12-year-olds.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Pettisville Girls Track Awards

Pettisville High School girls track team members receiving awards for the 2011 season are, front row from left: Heidi Waidelich, Erin Fricke, Buckeye Border Conference scholar athletes; Brady Avina, More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; Michelle Rupp and Mya Meck, “What Love Really Means,” offertory. Message, “The Orphan Justice Mandate,” Kyle Douglass, executive director. More...

Golf Chipping Tournament Winners

Fairlawn Village held its first Golf Chipping Tournament, Tuesday, June 21, on its new “greens.” From left: Gert Hitt, third place; Dave Schaffner, second; and Bud Hitt, first.– cou More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of July 4-8 MONDAY: closed. TUESDAY: southwest pork chops, spanish rice, buttered corn, sherbet. WEDNESDAY: corn chowder, turkey sandwich, sunshine salad, fresh fruit. THURSDAY: baked chicken, bread dressing, mixed vegetables, iced cake. More...