December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Advisory Group To Decide EMS Contract Requirement

Whether or not ALS-1, the Archbold-based paramedic unit, will be allowed to keep its on-call system for emergency medical technicians will be decided by an advisory group.  That was the outcome of a meeting between Archbold village officials and More...

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Obituaries

Bernice J. Rufenacht

Bernice J. Rufenacht, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Dec. 9, 2011, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  She was born Dec. More...

Carl C. Beck

Carl C. Beck, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. 8, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born Jan. 4, 1919, near Archbold, the son of Joseph and Amanda (Baer) Beck. More...

Public Record

Police Detect Marijuana Odor

On two occasions, the odor of marijuana was detected in the Archbold Villas, reports indicate.  Officers were called to the 100 block of Garden Drive on another call about 10 pm, Saturday, Dec. 3. More...

Attempted Narcotics Sale At Middle School

Archbold police officers are investigating a report of an attempted drug deal at the Archbold Middle School.  Police are releasing few details, but the report filed by officers states on Friday, Dec. More...

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Gas

Renee A. Speelman, 49, rural Bryan, has been charged with theft and possession of criminal tools after she was observed allegedly siphoning gas from another vehicle.  Amber M. More...

Opinion

Archbold Defends ALS-1

Matter Goes Before Advisory Board

There is now a framework in place to get issues concerning the Fulton County EMS contracts resolved.  As a result of a Thursday, Dec. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001  The future is bright for making Ethanol fuel from corn, but there are circumstances that make an Ohio ethanol plant less attractive.   More...

Other Editors Say... One Is Enough

Democrats And Republicans Should Find Common Ground For A Single Primary

Republicans and Democrats, still battling over a new congressional-district map, should put aside the rancor and partisanship to consolidate Ohio’s two 2012 primaries into a single election that would spare voters enormous expense and confusion More...

Final Payoff

To F&M Bank In Elevator Case Near

All that’s needed is the signature of James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court, and the Farmers & Merchants State Bank will receive its final payment from the Archbold Elevator case.  More...

Offended Archbold Officials Can Still Work With Commissioners

Archbold officials were offended over how they were treated during the debate over the EMS contracts and the response times of ALS- 1, the Archbold paramedic unit.  But after meeting with the Fulton County Commissioners on Thursday, Dec. More...

Minutes of EMS Discussion from Dec. 8 Commissioners Meeting - Free Access

Minutes of EMS Discussion from Dec. 8 Commissioners Meeting More...

Bill Rufenacht Runs For Commissioner

To Challenge Incumbent Genter

William “Bill” Rufenacht, Archbold, has filed a petition to run in the March 12 Republican primary election to become a Fulton County Commissioner.  He challenges three-term incumbent Dean Genter, rural Pettisville.  Because few More...

 

News

Dressed For Rehearsal

Students participating in the Archbold second grade musical, “Melton the Warm-Hearted Snowman,” donned their costumes for dress rehearsal on Monday, Dec. 12. More...

Sunday Liquor Sales, German Township Fire Levy Renewal On 2012 March Ballot

An iconic Archbold restaurant, Ickey’s, will ask voters in Archbold Precinct Three to approve the sale of mixed drinks on Sundays in the March 8, 2012, primary election.  More...

New Building Issues Focus Of Pettisville School Board Meeting

The Pettisville School Board focused most of its attention on matters relating to the new building during its Monday, Dec. More...

Sports

Dietrich Hits Game Winner In OT Victory Over Kalida

Four quarters of basketball weren’t enough when Kalida came rolling into town, Saturday, Dec 10 to face the Blue Streaks.  Knotted at 44 after 32 minutes, the game went down to the wire in overtime.  Tyson Dietrich capped off a 23-poi More...

AHS Girls Still Undefeated At 5-0

The Archbold girls basketball team kept its undefeated record intact last week with wins over Fairview and Evergreen.  The Streaks sprinted out to an 11-0 lead after one period on its way to a 67-22 victory over Fairview, Tuesday, Dec. 6.  More...

AHS Wrestlers Top Delta, Bryan In Season Opener

Archbold kicked off the wrestling season with a 44- 22 win over Delta and a 53-22 victory over Bryan in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action, Thursday, Dec. 8, at Swanton.  The Streaks faced Delta in the opening match. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Christmas scripture, Lori Storrer. More...

Rotary Donates To FISH

Archbold Rotary Club and Rotarians donated $2,140 to Archbold FISH food pantry and Help Line. FISH serves an average of 126 families per month, which is roughly a 43% increase since 2008. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Dec. 2: Brittany Mull, Wauseon, boy.  Dec. 3: Marguerite Weber, Napoleon, girl.  Dec. 4: Deyanira & Elias Reyes, Archbold, girl.  Dec. 5: Brittney Finney, West Unity, girl.  Dec. More...