November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Elevator Pig Operations Sold

The sale of the three remaining entities of Archbold Elevator has been approved.  Gerald Kowalski, a Toledo attorney acting as receiver for the Elevator and its related businesses, said James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, signe More...

Pettisville 27th, Archbold 94th In New State School Rankings

Out of more than 900 school districts, charter and other types of schools, Pettisville had the 27th-highest performance index score in 2011.  Archbold was 95th.  Pettisville is in the top 3% of schools across Ohio, and Archbold in the top 1 More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Phyllis A. Stuckey

Phyllis A. Stuckey, 77, of rural Stryker, died Monday night, Nov. 28, 2011, in her home with her loving husband at her side. More...

Doris Marie (Gillen) Stutesman

Doris Marie (Gillen) Stutesman, age 76, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, Nov. More...

Peter Kuehn

Peter Kuehn, 91, St. Charles, MO, formerly of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. More...

People

Sanford, Gearig To Wed Dec. 3

Robert and Linda Sanford, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lyn, Archbold, to Mark Andrew Gearig, son of Donald and Ardyth, Wauseon. The bride-elect is a graduate of Archbold High School and Owens Community College. More...

Couple To Wed December 23

John and Susan Grieser, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie, to Michael Jacobs, Bryan, son of the late Richard and Deanna Jacobs. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Larry and Janet Short, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th anniversary. Larry Short and Janet Fisher married on Nov. 25, 1961, at Sherwood United Methodist Church by Rev. David Eicher. More...

Opinion

Our Schools Are Tops

A recent draft report issued by the Ohio Department of Education tells residents of the Archbold and Pettisville school districts what they already have known for years. More...

Your Vote Does Count

For those who say their vote doesn’t make a difference, just look at the Franklin Township Trustee race.  Michael L. Kinsman defeated Mark Ballmer by two votes to win a seat on the Franklin Township Board of Trustees in the Nov. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001  Done in white and stainless steel, the two new surgical suites at the Fulton County Health Center are state of the art, said Angie McWaters, manager of surgery. The room is 30 square feet.   More...

Breaking News - 11/29/2011 7:00 PM

School Board Purchases Church Property

In a special meeting, Thursday night, Dec. 1, the Archbold Area School Board agreed to pay $185,000 to the Archbold Evangelical Church for land adjacent to the district elementary school.–Updated 12.2, 2 pm More...

Breaking News - 11/29/2011 7:00 PM

Commissioners Offer EMS Contract

The Fulton County Commissioners have approved an Emergency Medical Services contract that appears to reject Archbold's on-call system for emergency medical technicians.–Posted 12.2, 12 pm More...

Archbold 2011 Parade of Lights Video - Free Access

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Repairs Start At Pettisville School

Work to repair problems at the new Pettisville School is underway or is scheduled for completion, said Steve Switzer, school district superintendent.  Work started Monday to replace the lights in the new gymnasium. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Commits To Income Tax Hike

The Pettisville School Board has committed to placing an additional 1% income tax before voters; it’s just a question of when.  In a special meeting, Monday, Nov. More...

Roads Flooding

The Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant recorded 5.6 inches of rainfall from Nov. 19 through Tuesday morning, Nov. 29, and it was still raining. More...

Archbold Wastewater Plant Struggles After Days Of Rain

Crews at the Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant are struggling against high water, after 5.6 inches of rain fell in the past 11 days.  Wastewater plant workers recorded 5.6 inches between Saturday, Nov. 19 and Tuesday morning, Nov. 29. More...

Public Record

Police Respond To Two Fights At Bowling Center

Archbold Police were called to two reports of fights at Nu-Arch Lanes last week.  The first occurred about 1:10 am, Sunday, Nov. More...

Stryker Woman Struck By Car; Semi In Nov. 22 Three-Vehicle Crash

Jennifer E. Perez, 26, rural Stryker, was listed in fair condition at the University of Toledo Medical Center on Monday, Nov. 28, after she was struck by a car.  More...

Local Man Indicted For Role In Arrest Of Michigan Fugitive

Travis G. Beiswenger, 20, 400 Stamm Street, Apartment No. 2, has been indicted on a single count of obstructing justice in connection with the Oct. 28 arrest of James P. More...

Sports

PHS Girls Open Season With Loss At Wauseon

The Pettisville girls basketball team traveled to Wauseon Friday, Nov. More...

Blue Streak Girls Win Season Opener, 61-39

Archbold used a 23-7 third period to run away from Edgerton 61-39, Saturday, Nov. 26, at Edgerton, in the season opener for both teams.  “This was a nice way to start the season,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. More...

Archbold Wrestlers Return To Action

Expectations are high for the Archbold wrestling team, which returns 18 letterwinners from last year’s 36-6 squad.  “We have guys on our team that expect to win because of the amount of work they have put in since the end of last sea More...

Religion

Former Auto Dealership Good Home For Church

A few weeks ago, Doug Haase and Larry Snow from the West Franklin Church of Christ were out calling on area families, when they drove by the former Yark Automotive building in Archbold.  Haase said Snow commented that the vacant building “ More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; offertory, video testimonies. Jesse Kahler. Message, “When Ordinary Christians Seep Out On Mission,” Sam Andres. More...

CARD OF THANKS

We wish to express our deepest gratitude to all our relatives, friends, and neighbors for the flowers, food, cards, and memorials sent at the time of loss of our husband, father, and grandfather, Roger Ziegler. More...