October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DIVISION III REGIONAL CROSS COUNTRY

Streaks, Pettisville Finish Seasons

The Archbold and Pettisville boys cross country teams failed to advance to the state meet after finishing out of the top four at their respective Division III meets.–Posted 10.29, 10 pm More...

AHS, PHS Boys Teams, Hostetler On To Regionals

The Archbold and Pettisville boys cross country teams and Pettisville's Tanner Hostetler advanced out of the Division III district meet, Saturday, Oct. 22. They will run in the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 29. More...

Bob Frey Auction Bidders From U.S., Europe

Sure, it was an auction, but for Bob Frey, Archbold, and others, it was more like a party.  After years of putting together an eclectic collection ranging from farm tractors to a fire truck, Frey decided it was time to let it all go.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Bruce M. Bly

Bruce M. Bly, 62, Archbold, passed away peacefully at Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, Defiance, at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, with his family by his side.–Posted 10.30, 7:30 pm More...

Marlan Kenneth Burkholder

Marlan Kenneth Burkholder, age 86, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at the University of Toledo Medical Center.–Posted 10.26, 11 am More...

Francis J. Coressel

Francis J. Coressel, age 83 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 18, 2011, in his home.  He was born July 27, 1928, at St. Michael’s Ridge, the son of Leonard H. and Mary E. More...

People

Parents Announce Nov. 12 Wedding

Mike and Sally Beck, Ridgeville Corners, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Chris Bonecutter, Ridgeville Corners, son of Kevin and Tina Baker, Blakeslee.  The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Bake-Off Winners

Twenty-two tasters gathered around the table to enjoy six entries in the Anything Apple Bake-off at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, on Friday, Oct. 14. More...

Trick Or Treat Is Monday Nite

Little ghosts and goblins will prowl the streets of local communities looking for candy on Halloween night, Monday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Cheers For The Return Of Friday Library Hours

There was good news when the Archbold Community Library recently announced it will again open to the public on Fridays.   More...

Strange Happenings In Zanesville

Strange things have happened in Ohio, but when a man released more than 50 exotic animals including lions, tigers, and bears outside Zanesville, then shot himself on Tuesday, Oct. 18– that takes the cake.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001  The requirement that paid full-time emergency medical technicians to be on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week has officially been dropped from the county’s proposed EMS enhancement plan.  More...

Breaking News - 10/25/2011 7:00 PM

HAUNTED HAYRIDE CANCELLED - Free Access

The Haunted Hayride sponsored by Archbold Parks & Recreation scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 30, at Woodland Park, Archbold, has been cancelled, due to poor conditions because of the rainy weather.–Posted 10.27, 12 pm More...

DIVISION III BOYS SOCCER DISTRICT SEMIFINAL

Kalida 2, Archbold 1

Kalida defeated Archbold 2-1 in a Division III boys soccer district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Kalida.–Posted 10.25, 10:30 pm More...

DIVISION III DISTRICT GIRLS SOCCER

Archbold 2, Swanton 1

Archbold came back from a 1-0 deficit and scored two goals in the last few minutes in driving rain to defeat Swanton 2-1 in a girls soccer district semifinal, Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Swanton.–Posted 10.26, 9 pm More...

Fricke Bids On Hog Operations; Bidders Question Financing

William Fricke, Pettisville, is attempting to buy four of the hog-raising operations he owned before his business was placed in receivership.  In documents filed Monday in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Gerald Kowalski, the Toledo attorney na More...

Wind Turbine Spawns Interest In STEM Club

There have been many benefits claimed for the Archbold Area School District wind power initiative, but one was perhaps the least expected.  Laura Bickel, Archbold High School science teacher, said there is an interest among students in starting More...

 

News

Two New Faces Guaranteed On Archbold School Board

The makeup of the Archbold School Board will change with the start of the New Year, as two incumbents, Scott Miller and Tony Warncke, decided not to seek reelection. More...

AEA Sponsors Candidates Night Thursday

The Archbold Education Association hosts a Meet the Candidates Night tomorrow night, Thursday, from 7 to 9 pm in the Archbold High School auditorium. More...

Sauder Woodworking Wins Environmental Award

Sauder Woodworking, Archbold’s largest employer and the leading producer of ready-to-assemble furniture, has received the Sage Award for environmental excellence. More...

Sports

AHS, PHS Boys Teams, Tanner Hostetler Qualify For Regionals

The Archbold and Pettisville boys cross country teams each finished third in their respective races at the Division III district meet, Saturday, Oct. 22, at Spencerville, to qualify for regional competition, Saturday, Oct. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Wins Sectional

The Archbold boys soccer team, ranked 17th in the state by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association, claimed its first-ever Division III sectional championship with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Miller City, Monday, Oct. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Sectional Title

The Archbold girls soccer team (15-1-1) advanced to the Division III district semifinal with a 6-0 shutout of Otsego (4-8-4), Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Swanton.  Cassidy Wyse opened the scoring at the 35:54 mark of the first half. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  More...

AHS Class Of 1949 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1949 met for a reunion to celebrate their 80th birthdays and 62 years since graduation. Eighteen members were present for dinner, Saturday, Oct. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Oct. 14: Nicole & Paul Cooper, Napoleon, girl.  Oct. 15: Heidi Dick, Wauseon, girl.  Oct. 17: Robin & Doug Norden, Napoleon, girl; Lisa & John Snyder, Delta, boy.  Oct. More...