September 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Buehrer Street To Get New Streets, Sidewalks Under Council Plan

New sidewalks will be built on the east side of Buehrer Street, both sides of Schlatter Street, and on both sides of part of Burke Street, village council decided. Council met Tuesday, Sept. More...

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Obituaries

Kathryn Louise “Katie” Heckel

Kathryn Louise “Katie” Heckel, 88, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon.  She was born Dec. More...

Helen L. Frazer

Helen L. Frazer, 87 years, of Bryan, passed away at 9:55 a.m., Thursday, Sept. More...

Bernard James Nartker

Bernard James Nartker, 78, of Ridgeville Corners, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at the Fulton County Hospital.  He was born Nov. More...

People

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

LaRue and Lana (Cotter) Short are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  They were married Nov. 4, 1961, at the Evangelical Mennonite Church, Archbold, by the Rev. H.E. More...

Harris, Hejduk To Wed Sept. 24

Stan and Melissa Harris, Fayette, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jannelle, Medina, to James Hejduk, Medina, son of James and Mary, Brunswick.  The bride-elect is a 2003 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Honor Student

Kyle Norden, rural Defi ance, was named to the dean’s list for the summer semester at Bowling Green State University.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Opinion

Generous Community Builds For Future (Children)

Citizens of this great area will be impressed with the new and modern little red schoolhouse at Pettisville.  What’s more startling is the generosity of the citizens who made it possible. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001  “Somber” was the most common word used to describe the mood in area schools late Tuesday morning, after a series of apparent terrorist attacks against targets in the United States.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; Trey Sonnenberg, welcome, prayer; Chelsey Andres, scripture; Natalie Rupp, offertory, “Your Great Name.” Message, “Jesus-The Only One Whose Authority Lasts,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support  Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance. Speaker: Cindy Weasel.  Divorce  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Sept. 1: Sarah Davis, Delta, boy.  Sept. 2: Jenna & Mitchell Hogrefe, Wauseon, girl.  Sept. 4: Caitlin & Brian Creps, Delta, girl.  Sept. More...

Breaking News - 9/13/2011 7:00 PM

10 YEARS TO LIFE FOR RAPE

SKIVER SENTENCED THUR., SEPT. 15

Jamie A. Skiver, 18, Archbold, was sentenced to 10 years to life on a charge of rape in Fulton County Common Pleas Court.–Posted 9.15 More...

Archbold Elevator Earns $108,000 In July, Report Says

Archbold Elevator produced a net income of $108,103 for the month ending July 31, Gerald R. More...

Fair Attendance Down 13.8%

Records Set Monday, Tuesday

A total of 29,421 people walked through the gates at the Fulton County Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 6, setting a new Tuesday record.  The previous Tuesday attendance record was 28,597, set in 2007. The new record is 824, or about 2.9%, higher.  More...

New Pettisville School Move-In Goes Well

In spite of not having a working elevator, the move into the new Pettisville school building went well, said school district officials.  “I think everyone involved did a great job,” said John King, school board president, during the More...

 

News

Chicken Pays Visit To Downtown Archbold

Why did the chicken cross the road?  To visit downtown Archbold and the beautiful historic district.  Tim Nofziger, Archbold, said he was in the Circle K convenience store on Thursday, Sept. 8. More...

Pettisville Board Grants Leave For Junior High Teacher

The Pettisville Local School Board approved a one-school-year leave of absence for Catherine Mielke, a junior high school English and social studies teacher.  The stated reason is health issues.  The action came during the board’s Mon More...

Flu Season Coming; Get Vaccinated Now

Flu season is coming, and it’s time to get your annual flu vaccination, said Mike Oricko, Fulton County Health Commissioner.  In the past, vaccine has been in short supply, but for 2011, Oricko said, “There should be plenty of vaccin More...

Public Record

Clean Up Accident Scene

  Members of the Archbold Rescue Squad pick up debris from the scene of a two-car crash about 11 am, Thursday, Sept. 8, at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. 22.  More...

Ammonia Leak Displaces Families

An ammonia leak at the Archbold ConAgra plant early Sunday, Sept. 4, sent several local families away from their homes. More...

Ridgeville FD Handles Two Structure Fires

Ridgeville Fire Department firefighters handled two major structure fires recently. The first was reported about 6:30 am, Saturday, Sept. 3, when a neighbor awakened the William Pifer family, 18015 Co. Rd. W, to warn them their barn was on fire. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Boys Win Archbold Cross Country Invitational

Tinsman Wins Boys Race

With four runners finishing in the top 10, Archbold ran away with the Archbold Cross Country Invitational boys title, Saturday, Sept. 10.  The Streaks finished with 46 team points. More...

Wyse Leads AHS To 48-14 Victory

Rebounding from a Sept. 2 loss to Bryan, Archbold (2-1) bounced back in flying fashion with a 48-14 win over visiting Fairview (0-3) in non-league football action, Friday, Sept. 9.  The Apaches won the toss and elected to receive. More...

AHS Girls Play In Doubles Tourney

The Archbold girls tennis team played in the Port Clinton Doubles Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 10.  Two Blue Streak teams finished fourth and two placed fifth.  1. Erin Nafziger and Krista Leupp lost to Bellevue 2-6, 2-6. More...