August 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Skater Girls

Becca Grieser, left, and Alyssa Salinas, 13, Archbold, skate along West Holland Street enjoying the pleasant weather, Sunday evening, Aug. 21. More...

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Obituaries

Frederick William Schmidt

Frederick William Schmidt, age 56, of Pettisville, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Care Center.–Posted 8.30, 9:25 am 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.  He passed away on Aug. 19, 2011, after fighting a heroic battle with multiple myloma and the effects of that disease.  More...

Antonio "Tony" Rodriguez

Antonio "Tony" Rodriguez, 57, of rural Wauseon, died Thursday night, Aug. 18, 2011, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 11, 1954, in Uvalde, Texas, to the late Francisco and Maria Ambrosia (Ortiz) Rodriguez. More...

People

Lehman, Miller To Marry Oct. 8

Dr. Eric and Marcia Lehman, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah, to Kraig Miller, son of Jeff and Kelley, Decatur, Ind.  More...

Parents Announce Upcoming Wedding

Michael and Eileen Waidelich, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Emily, to Armon Boros, son of Tim and Connie, Weston.  The bride-elect is a 2003 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Fruchey Wins At State Fair

MacKenzie Fruchey, Fayette, received several awards at the 2011 Ohio State Fair. More...

Opinion

Archbold Honored

An Ohio periodical has given the community an award of excellence. A press release indicates it will be a complimentary article, commending Archbold’s hometown environment and quality of life.   More...

Turnpike Commission Not Part Of Privatization Talks?

The first steps in the ill-advised plan to privatize the Ohio Turnpike are underway, but one of the central players in the game is not included.  A press release listed the triumvirate of privatization: The State of Ohio, John R. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001  Melanie Nagel is the new assistant village administrator. Her employment was unanimously approved by council Monday evening. More...

Grime, Camen Join Archbold Schools

Two new certified personnel have joined the staff of the Archbold Area School District for 2011-12. More...

Fulton, Henry County Fairs Take No Chances With Stage Equipment Safety

Presidents of the Fulton and Henry County Fair Boards said they make sure temporary stages are put up securely.  This newspaper questioned both fair board presidents in the wake of the collapse of overhead rigging of a stage show at the Indiana More...

 

News

State Support Of Library Expected To Fall Short

Jennifer Harkey, fiscal offi cer of the Archbold Community Library Board, told board members she anticipates state support of the library will fall short of the original estimate.  Speaking to the board at its Wednesday, Aug. More...

Interviews For Chamber Director Start Next Week

A subcommittee of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was to meet yesterday, Tuesday, to begin the process of selecting a new chamber director, said David Nafziger, chamber board president.  The purpose of the Tuesday meetin More...

Senate Bill 5 Heads For Nov. Vote

Senate Bill 5, which is looked upon as either an outright attack on the middle class or a tool to ensure the sustainability of local governments and schools, may be headed for a referendum vote in November.  The bill, passed earlier this year by More...

Public Record

Smoke Investigation

  Archbold Fire Department firefighters responded to a smoke alarm call at the home of June Hayes, 403 Pleasant Street, about 1:34 pm, Monday, Aug. 22. Food cooking on the stove set off the alarm. More...

Two Arrested On Warrants In Village

Archbold police officers arrested two persons on warrants during the preceding week.  Police officers were called to a residence in Colony Meadows about 9:26 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 16, where Natalie R. More...

Electrical Conduit, Tattooing Equipment Stolen

A box of tattooing equipment and a length of electrical conduit were reported stolen last week.  Chris Cook, 25, East Gardens, reported a box containing his tools for tattooing was discovered missing from the trunk of his car on Monday, Aug. More...

Sports

Archbold Football Returns 18

Bryan Miller, Archbold head football coach, welcomes back 18 letterwinners in his third year at the helm of the Blue and Gold.  Miller has compiled a 17- 5 record, 13-3 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Return 13 Letterwinners

Boys soccer, under the guidance of Sean Stewart, head coach, has begun its second year as a sanctioned sport at Archbold High School.  The Archbold Soccer Club covers all expenses, but sanctioning allows the team to play in postseason tournament More...

Bird Soccer Returns Seven Letterwinners

The Pettisville boys soccer team will use seven returning letterwinners to build on last year’s 8-7-1 record.  “We will be young this season, but our conditioning and ball skills are our strengths,” said Richard Nyce, head coac More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Art Chupp, worship leader; Joe Graber, song leader; praise team, prelude, special music; Angie Wyse, children’s lesson; Vern Dahl, scripture. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 12: Nancy & AJ Schroeder, Archbold, boy; Veronica Moreno, Fayette, girl. Aug. 13: Stephanie Ruby, Archbold, girl. Aug. 14: Chandra & John Cooper, Napoleon, boy. Aug. More...