September 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Ridgeville Park Has Grand Opening

More than five years in the making, the grand opening of the Ridgeville Township Park was held Sunday, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Max Smith, Sr.

Archbold: Max Smith Sr., 68, went to his heavenly home on September 23, 2011 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center surrounded by his family.   –posted 9/23 2:55 pm More...

Paul E. Wyse

Paul E. Wyse, age 76 years, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 18, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born May 20, 1935, at rural Wauseon, the son of Ira and Mabel (Mull) Wyse.  More...

DEATH NOTICES

Edna (Miller) Yoder, 87, Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Wauseon, died Sept. 8, 2011. Survivors include her husband, Robert, and two sons. Clara R. Kerk, 82, Pettisville, died Sept. 19, 2011. More...

People

Parents Announce Oct. 1 Wedding

Timothy and Carol Figgins, Fayette, and Brad and Elizabeth Schumacher, Tuscarawas, announce the engagement of their children, Jared Figgins and Elyse Schumacher. More...

Wenger, Wyse To Marry Dec. 30

Kimberly Wenger, Nashville, Tenn., daughter of Rev. Sam and Elaine Wenger, Harrisonburg, Va., and Rick D. Wyse, son of John and Sharon, Archbold, announce their engagement. More...

Honor Student

Kevin York, PHS ‘09, son of Leo and Cindy York and Judy York, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 summer quarter at Hocking College. Students must earn at least a 3.3 gpa to qualify. More...

Opinion

Sexual Abuse Must End

Archbold has the reputation of being a good, wholesome, familyfriendly community, and it is.  But bad things do happen here, too. One of the most disturbing involves sexual abuse, particularly against children and young adults. More...

Tangible Evidence Of Wind Turbine

Pardon the pun, but we now have concrete evidence that within months, a new electricity generating wind turbine will be built on Archbold Area School District property. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001  Headline–Archbold Friends, Family Share Tales From Tuesday’s Terrorist Attacks   More...

AHS 2011 Homecoming Court

Members of the 2011 Archbold High School Homecoming Court are, front row, from left: Austin Ripke, senior escort, Andrea Metz, senior attendant; Mason Miller, prince; Gabby Rodriguez, princess; Taylo More...

Food, Fun At Fall Festival

The Archbold Fall Festival is a fun event for the community, not a commemoration or celebration of anything other than fall, said Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce.  The festival is a “feel-good community event More...

New Pettisville School Building Still Under Budget, Switzer Says

The new Pettisville school building, which was nearly $1.8 million under budget in June, is still under budget, said Steve Switzer, superintendent, on Monday.  The building carried a price tag in excess of $21.4 million. More...

Care & Share, Ten Thousand Villages In New, Expanded Spaces

The sounds of hammers and saws continue to be heard, but Ten Thousand Villages, Care & Share Home and Care & Share Clothing are open after a major expansion and remodeling.  “We are far from being done,” said Darlene Rohrer- More...

 

News

Archbold Schools Earn Excellent With Distinction Through Safe Harbor Provision

The Archbold Area School District earned the Excellent with Distinction rating on the state school report cards because of Safe Harbor.  Michelle Bagrowski, district curriculum director, gave that information to members of Archbold Area School B More...

Hoop Star

Addisyn Grooms, 4, Ridgeville Corners, was playing with a hula hoop during the grand opening for the Ridgeville Township Park, Sunday, Sept. 18. More...

District Appropriations Up About 1.6%

The Archbold Area School District approved general fund appropriations of about $12.3 million for the 2011-12 fiscal school year. The board took action at its Monday, Sept. 19 meeting. Appropriations are up 1.6% from the 2010-11 fiscal school year. More...

Public Record

Vehicles Collide

Archbold Rescue was called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of St. Rt. 66 and US20A about 10:15 pm, Saturday, Sept. 17. More...

Local Boy Arrested In Domestic Violence Case

A 15-year-old Archbold boy was taken into custody and transported to the Four County Juvenile Detention, Training, and Rehabilitation Center, Sunday, Sept. 11.  The Archbold police report states Michael Wagner, 202 E. More...

APD Officer Reads Facial Expressions

An Archbold police officer used his ability to read facial expressions to help him with a case about 8 pm, Tuesday, Sept. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Drop Vikings 47-14

The Blue Streaks traveled to Evergreen, Friday, Sept. 16, and came back to Archbold with a 47-14 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory.  With the win Archbold raised its record to 3-1, 1-1 NWOAL. Evergreen dropped to 1-3, 0-2 NWOAL.  More...

Blue Streak Volleyball Goes 4-0 On Week

The Archbold volleyball team had a busy week, playing two league matches and a tri-match at Napoleon.  The Streaks opened the week with a three-game Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory at Bryan, Tuesday, Sept. More...

Blue Streak Golf Team Places Second At Classic By The Bay

Olley Short Top Individual Finisher

The Archbold golf team finished 11 strokes behind Woodmore to take second at the Classic By The Bay, Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Maumee Bay Resort Golf Course.  Archbold finished with a team score of 331. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: CD prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader, prayer. Message, “The Only One-who would marry the church,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: CD praiselude; Anne and Todd Kindinger, worship team band, music. More...

Alice Cast Hard At Work

The cast of the Archbold Community Theatre children’s production of “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.,” has been hard at work, preparing for opening night, Friday, Sept. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Sept. 10: Katie & Lance Eisel, Lyons, boy.  Sept. 12: Jamie & Landy Rodas, Archbold, girl.  Sept. 13: Dakota Greulich, Napoleon, boy.  Sept. 14: Corey & Charles Smith, Wauseon, girl.  More...