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Celebrity Waiter

Randy Nafziger concentrates as he delivers a tray full of entrees during Celebrity Wait Staff Night, Monday, Aug. 15, at Stella Blue Restaurant. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Antonio "Tony" Rodriguez

Antonio "Tony" Rodriguez, 57, of rural Wauseon, died Thursday night, Aug. 18, 2011, in his home surrounded by his loving family.–Posted 8.19, 5 pm More...

Otto E. Meyer

Hudson, Ohio: Otto was born on Aug. 30, 1933, the son of the late Otto D. Meyer and Helen (Bockelman) Meyer.–Posted 8.21, 3:45 pm More...

Woodbridge James Silhavy

Woodbridge James Silhavy, 88, died Friday afternoon, Aug. 12, 2011, in Traverse City, Mich., following a protracted battle with heart disease.  Woody was a longtime resident of Wauseon, and a graduate of Wauseon High School.  More...

People

Lehman, Maust To Wed Sept. 3

Jackson Maust and Katie Lehman More...

Scenes From Celebrity Wait Staff Night

~ Monday, Aug. 15, benefitting the Archbold Festival of Lights ~

Rick Yoder explains the menu to Danielle Childs. More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club had its 11th meeting and a mini-parade at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Tuesday, Aug. 9.  More...

Opinion

End Of The World? Heard It Before

Anyone who watches cable television news programs, listens to talk radio, or reads Internet web blogs can be forgiven for believing the sky is falling.   More...

Other Editors Say...

A celebration turned to tragedy with startling swiftness Saturday night at the Indiana State Fair.  Although hard questions need to be asked about what went wrong and why, there also must be time to mourn for the lives lost and for the lives for More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. More...

Five Run For Two Seats On Archbold School Board

Two New Members Guaranteed

No matter how the votes tally, there will be two new faces on the Archbold Area School Board when the group convenes Jan. More...

Bagrowski "Pretty Sure" Archbold Schools Will Earn Excellent Ranking

Michelle Bagrowski, curriculum director of the Archbold Area School District, told school board members she’s “pretty sure” the district will be named Excellent.  She said she’s hoping the district will be Excellent with More...

 

News

State Support To Archbold Schools Down Almost 8%

Based on preliminary information, Chris Ziegler, treasurer of the Archbold Area School District, said support from the State of Ohio was down about 8%.  Speaking to the Archbold school board during its Monday, Aug. More...

School Board Talks About Property

The Archbold Area School Board spent about 45 minutes in executive session during its Monday, Aug. More...

Four Inducted Into 2011 Fulton County Agriculture Hall Of Fame

Four Fulton County men have been named to the Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame for 2011.  Gregory LaBarge, Wauseon, has served as the Fulton County Extension Educator for the past 23 years. More...

Public Record

18-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Misconduct

Charles William Clark, 18, Archbold, has been charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.  Charges were filed in Fulton County Western District Court, Monday, Aug. More...

Police Deal With Reports Of Menacing, Stalking, Telephone Harassment

Archbold police officers dealt with reports of menacing, stalking, and other issues last week.  Alyssa A. Smith-Yackee, 19, Wauseon, told police a male subject had been stalking her.  More...

Investigate Theft Of Cash, Jewelry

Samantha J. Poling, 21, East Gardens, told police jewelry and cash were taken from her residence.  Poling told officers the theft occurred sometime between midnight, Friday, Aug. 5, and midnight, Monday, Aug. More...

Sports

Seven Return For Archbold Volleyball

The Archbold girls volleyball team, under the guidance of co-head coaches Dale Grime and Kylie Rufenacht, welcomes back seven letterwinners from a squad that finished 16-8, 6-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League last season.  Grime and Rufena More...

Archbold Boys Cross Country Returns Nine Letterwinners For New Season

A new school year is always marked by the return of high school sports, and for the Archbold cross country teams, their season is just around the corner.  Mike Wachtmann, who has been head coach for nine years, is faced with what could be called More...

AHS Golf Competes In Defiance Open

The Archbold golf team finished with a team score of 367 in the 18-team Defiance Open Invitational, Monday, Aug. 8.  The host Bulldogs won the match with a team score of 300. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Jason Castro video offertory. Message, “James,” Wayne Gropp. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Aug. 7: Juanita Mancera, Delta, girl.  Aug. 9: Amy & Joseph Irelan, Delta, boy.  Aug. 10: Allyssa Smith, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Thursday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Henry County Fairgrounds mobile donor center, St. Rt. 108, Napoleon; Saturday, Aug. More...