July 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

New Pettisville School Nearly $1.8 Million Under Budget

The new Pettisville school building project is under budget by $1,778,828 as of June.  Members of the district school board were given the information at their Monday, July 11 meeting.  More...

Carp Festival This Week

Archbold will, for the 32nd time, celebrate the annual Carp Festival, Thursday through Saturday, July 14- 16, with new and old activities.  Added this year is the opportunity to view Fulton County’s 9-11 artifact.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Daryl L. Johnson

Daryl L. Johnson, age 74, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in his home, following a lengthy illness.–Posted 7.14, 10:20 pm More...

Marvin D. Waidelich

Marvin D. Waidelich, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, July 9, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born Sept. 6, 1925, near Archbold, the son of Arthur and Vera (Nofzinger) Waidelich.  More...

Dale R. Lantz

Dale R. More...

People

Bower, Gonce To Marry Sept. 10

Tim and Merna Bower, Wauseon, and Vicki Gonce, Baltimore, Md., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Alicia Bower and Stephen Gonce.  More...

Couple To Marry At St. James

Albert and Sandy Babcock, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachelle, rural Archbold, to Tyler Weirauch, son of Heidi and the late Mark Weirauch, Archbold.  More...

Honor Students

Jayson Lindsay, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list at the University of Cincinnati for the 2011 spring quarter.  -----  Jeremy Hurst*, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the spring term in the Bluffton Cohort-based O More...

Opinion

Standing Up To the Governor

The courage of Bruce Goodwin, state representative, should be applauded for standing up to John Kasich, Ohio governor.  When Goodwin, who represents Fulton County, couldn’t stop Kasich’s plan to lease or sell the Ohio Turnpike, he re More...

Turnpike Toll

Other Editors Say...

John Kasich, Ohio governor, argues that leasing the Ohio Turnpike to private investors “has to do with getting the best of what you have.”  But is giving up hundreds of millions of dollars in assured– and rising– income e More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 11, 2001  Sharon Taylor, general manager of the Archbold Buckeye, was elected chairman of the Ohio Coalition for Open Government, June 22.  Sterling Food Stores is conducting a grand opening of its newly remode More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Zion Mennonite  More...

Stryker Class Of 1961 Enjoys Reunion

The Stryker High School Class of 1961 celebrated its 50th class reunion, Saturday, May 28, at the Stryker Alumni Banquet. More...

Organizations

OPERS  Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, July 19, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon.  Ability Center  Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, July 19, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center More...

Breaking News - 7/12/2011 7:00 PM

BOY, GIRL HOSPITALIZED AFTER THURSDAY CRASH

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Emily Robison, 16, is in good condition, and Warren Robison, 11, Archbold, is listed as critical condition Friday morning after they were involved in a single-car accident about 2:09 pm, Thursday, July 14.–Posted 7.15, 11 am More...

Archbold Wins Sectional Acme Championship

Archbold won its third straight Fulton County Acme sectional tournament title, Friday, July 8. The Streaks were also cochampions, with Napoleon, of the Fulton-Henry County Acme League. More...

High Winds Flatten Corn

Corn along St. Rt. 66 north of Archbold was laid almost flat by high winds that tore through the area late Monday morning, July 11. More...

 

News

Archbold, Pettisville Sophomores Do Well On Ohio Graduation Test

Sophomores at Archbold and Pettisville high schools did well on the Ohio Graduation Test. Passing the test is required to receive a high school diploma in Ohio. Students take the test as sophomores. More...

Pettisville Schools Are Excellent, Preliminary Information Shows

Steve Switzer, Pettisville Local School District superintendent, told members of the district school board preliminary indications are the district has once again earned an Excellent rating from the State of Ohio for the 2010-11 school year.  It More...

No Decision On Golf Cart Law Change Request

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said village officials have not made a decision about whether to make changes in allowing golf carts on streets. “It’s not a cut-and-dry issue,” Wyse said. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 2  3:26 pm: Citation to Natalie McCoy, 22, Defiance, speeding, 600 block Stryker St. More...

Girls Charged After Fight

Two girls, ages 14 and 15, were charged with juvenile delinquency by way of disorderly conduct after a fight that occurred Thursday, June 30.  Archbold police were dispatched to the scene of the melee in the 200 block of West Williams Street abo More...

Police Look Into June 28 Drive-Off

Archbold police are investigating a drive-off from Archbold Sunoco that occurred Tuesday, June 28, at 1:09 pm.  The incident wasn’t reported until Sunday, July 3, because, the report said, the on-duty clerk did not get a license plate numb More...

Sports

Archbold Wins Fulton County Sectional Acme Tournament

The Archbold Acme baseball team won the Fulton County double-elimination sectional tournament, Friday, July 8, with an 11-1 victory over Evergreen. More...

Ranzau Competes In National Gymnastics Championships

Sydney Ranzau, 12, Ridgeville Corners, recently competed with the Defiance YMCA Gymstars at the 2011 YMCA National Gymnastics Championships in Toledo.  The three-day meet featured 1,750 gymnasts from across the country. More...

Huffman, Nofziger Win On Indiana Oval

John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, has notched four victories at a Ft. Wayne, Ind. track.  Running in the super heavy class, Huffman recorded his first feature event win at Fort Wayne, Ind., on May 27. More...