December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Man Indicted On Six Sex Charges

Aaron S. Brown, 32, Archbold, has been indicted on six counts of gross sexual imposition by the Fulton County Grand Jury.  Brown was one of six people indicted by the grand jury, which met Monday, Dec. 19.  More...

Area Families Give Gifts Of Pillows, Clock Radios To Those In Need

For many people, the Christmas season is about more than giving gifts to loved ones.  It’s about sharing blessings with strangers– strangers who are in need, who lack everything from the necessities of life to little luxuries most ta More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lawrence P. “Larry” Beck

Lawrence P. “Larry” Beck, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away early Monday morning, Dec. 19, 2011, at the Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born Jan. More...

Helen C. Miller

Helen C. Miller, age 93 years, of Archobld, passed away early Thursday morning, Dec. 15, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Napoleon.  She was born Jan. More...

Public Record

Man Faces Charges Over False Report

Anthony Wayne McCoy, 44, Archbold, faces a possible charge of falsification, after allegedly making a false report to Archbold police.  The police report on the issue states McCoy told officers that at about 1:40 pm, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Police Investigate Alleged Sex Crimes

Two reports of incidents alleging sex crimes were filed with Archbold Polcie.  One of those investigations has resulted in an indictment. More...

Man Charged With Child Endangerment, Unlawful Restraint

Justin Woodby, 31, Archbold, has been charged with child endangerment and unlawful restraint.  The charges arise from an Oct. More...

Sports

AHS Wins Clinic Classic

Archbold (7-0) won its first Defiance Clinic Classic title since 2003 with a 63-32 victory over Defiance, Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Defiance High School.  More...

Streaks Beat Bryan, Raise Record To 8-0

The Archbold girls basketball team kept its unblemished record intact with a 56-41 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over Bryan, Friday, Dec. 16, in The Thunderdome.  The Streaks are 8-0, 3-0 NWOAL. More...

AHS Wrestlers Split League Matches

The Archbold wrestlers traveled to Wauseon, Thursday, Dec. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Grace Diller, Christmas medley piano offertory. Message, “Power,” Trey Sonnenberg. More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of Aug. Dec. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, Dec. 27, 12-6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1075 Glenwood, Napoleon.  Mood Disorders  More...

Web Exclusive

Local Woman In Kentucky Auto Crash

Brianne Wyse, rural Archbold, a 2008 AHS graduate, was listed in fair condition at University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, Ky, after a car crash. More...

Three Wise Men And A Baby

Children and adults from Lockport Mennonite Church presented the play “Three Wise Men and a Baby” to members of the congregation, Sunday, Dec. 18. More...

Sauder Given Key To The Village

It’s a brass replica of a skeleton key, imprinted with the words “Archbold, Ohio,” and it represents the appreciation of thousands of citizens.  Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, presented the Key to the Village to Maynard Sauder, reti More...

Local Businesses Get Boost From Holiday Shoppers

In spite of tough economic times, local businesses are getting a small boost from the holiday season.  “We’re running ahead of last year, I’d say roughly 8% better than we were at this point last year,” said Sharon Lantz, More...

 

News

Shuffleboard Tournament Winners

Winners of the Dec. 14 shuffleboard tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Dale Gautsche, first place; Tim Nofziger, second; Marvin Storrer, third. More...

12– Single Primary Date Saves County $25,000

A decision by the Ohio legislature to adopt a compromise redistricting map will save Fulton County at least $25,000, said Melanie Gilders, deputy director of the Fulton County Board of Elections.  Every 10 years, the U.S. More...

County Ends Tax Rollbacks

For about 27 years, Fulton County was in violation of a state law.  The violation involved the practice of ‘rolling back’ tax rates when a particular fund has, what amounts to, too much money.  But a 1984 Ohio Supreme Court deci More...

People

Earn Degrees

Max (Trey) Smith, III son of Max and Amy Smith, Jr., Archbold, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Bowling Green State University during fall commencement exercises, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16-17. ----- More...

FFA News

Eight Pettisville agriculture students, along with students from the Wauseon and Fayette FFA chapters, took a trip to Chicago, Ill., Friday, Dec. 2. More...

Cubs Visit Newspaper

  Members of Archbold Cub Scout Pack 263 visited the Archbold Buckeye office, Tuesday evening, Dec. 13. Front row, form left: Tony Torres Patterson, Isaac Reichert, Brady Miller, Dierks Netcher, Dane Riley, Luke Rosebrook. More...

Opinion

Peace On Earth Good Will Toward Men

Peace on earth, good will toward men. Six simple words as meaningful today as when they were first penned more than 2000 years ago.  The phrase, “peace on earth, good will toward men,” is from the Biblical story of Christmas. More...

First-Class Frustration

Toledo’s mail-processing center on South St. Clair Street has gotten a temporary reprieve from closure, as have five city post offices.  The U.S. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. More...

Christmas Greetings

LETTERS TO SANTA

Here's a peek at the letters to the North Pole by the good girls and boys in the second grades at Archbold and Pettisville schools. May all of their holiday wishes come true! Miss Hurst Grade 2, Archbold Dear Santa, More...