January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Drive-Thru Demolished In Ridgeville Corners

A wrecking crew demolished a piece of Ridgeville Corners history recently, tearing down the former gas station and convenience store at the intersection of US 6 and Co. Rd. More...

Karson Longoria Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2012

Karson Laurin Longoria, the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2012, couldn’t wait to be born.  The son of Erika Bennett and Jalen Longoria, both of Archbold, he was born 10 days early.  Karson’s original due date was Jan. More...

Puzzling Leak Persists At Pool

A persistent leak somewhere in the Archbold swimming pool, or its associated filters and piping, is still causing problems for the Archbold Park Board.  In the fall, the board had the joint between the walls and the floor of the pool recaulked, More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Nelson Lee Yoder

Nelson Lee Yoder, age 75, of Pettisville, died early Wednesday morning, Jan. 11, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Napoleon.  He was born Dec. More...

Jasper Henry Heising

Ever to be with the Lord

Jasper Henry Heising, treasured son of Derek and Sarah Heising of Wauseon, was stillborn, Sunday, Jan. More...

Donald P. Tracy

May 18, 1939 - Dec. 22, 2011

Don Tracy of Livingston, Texas, formerly of Archbold, died Dec. More...

People

Kruses Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Morris and Gwen (Croninger) Kruse, Ridgeville Township, will celebrate thier 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 20, 2012. The couple was married at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Stryker, in 1952 by A.C. Hahn, pastor. More...

Schmucker Participates On Study-Service Term In Peru

Chelsea R. Schmucker, PHS ‘10, is participating in the Goshen (Ind.) College Study-Service Term (SST) in Peru with 22 other students. Goshen established an SST unit there in 2005. More...

Honor Students

Kyle Walker, AHS ‘08, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at Kent State University. He is a son of Dave and Karen, Archbold. More...

Opinion

Stop Kasich At Turnpike Toll Booth

John Kasich, Ohio governor, has a bad concept. He wants to lease the Ohio Turnpike to private investors.  Is there any person who believes that would serve Ohio citizens? More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002  Jack Graf, president of the Fulton County commissioners, said spending for all county departments did not increase from 2001 levels.   More...

Other Editors Say...

Every person contributes to history, a point driven home by a Marysville veteran who started a website to document stories of military service.  “People think no one wants to hear about their life, and that’s not true,” said Cl More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Wayne Gropp, worship leader. Prayer of sending: Haiti Team 1; Leland Good, Brazil; John Schoenhals, Honduras. Message, “Make Sure,” Wayne Gropp. More...

Teams And Fans Have Fun At Second Bible Quiz Meet

Enthusiastic fans along with mixed team quizzing were the highlights at the second Bible quiz meet, Sunday, Jan. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Jan. 6: Marissa & Aaron Baus, Wauseon, boy; Katharine & Kyle Link, Fayette, girl.  Jan. 8: Brittany & Aaron Stewart, Wauseon, girl.  Jan. More...

Breaking News - 1/17/2012 7:00 PM

CIRCLE K ROBBED

      A robber, possibly armed with a small knife, made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Circle K store in Archbold early Tuesday morning, Jan. More...

Car-Train Collision

Web Exclusive

A car collided with a train at the West Barre Road Norfolk Southern railroad crossing, Tuesday night, Jan. 17.–Posted 1.18, 2:15 pm More...

Former Bruce's Juices Store Is Facebook Topic

Memories of the former gas station and convenience store at Ridgeville Corners were topics of conversation on the social media Internet website Facebook recently. More...

Seaman Tops Village Dept. Head Salaries

Bob Seaman, Village of Archbold engineer, is the highest paid department head working for the Village of Archbold.  Seaman’s compensation for 2012 will be $90,680, a 2.48% raise from his 2010 salary of $88,485.  Seaman holds two State More...

Archbold Girls Soccer Team Receives Sportsmanship Award

The 2011 Archbold varsity girls soccer team, which advanced to the state tournament for the first time in school history, received the 2011 team sportsmanship award from the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association.  More...

 

News

Park Board Ends 2011 In Black

The Archbold Park Board ended 2011 with a balance of more than a quarter of a million dollars, park board members learned Wednesday, Jan. More...

Local Discount Store Will Change Name

Archbold’s Pamida will become a Shopko, as two general merchandise retail chains merge.  The merger, which has been in the works for several months, was announced earlier this month.  Over the next year, 193 Pamida stores in 13 states More...

Family Burned Out Of Home Asks For Cookies For Firefighters

The family of Ronald II and Angela Beauregard, who lost their log home near Fayette to a Jan. More...

Public Record

Building Destroyed

Fire destroyed a combination storage building-workshop-office at 9213 Co. Rd. 25, Saturday night, Jan. 14. Robert Stillion, Fayette Fire Department chief, said the cause of the fire is undetermined. More...

Pickup Truck Recovered In Archbold

Archbold police recovered a pickup truck that was taken from Henry County during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. More...

Police Look Into Incident

Archbold police are looking into an alleged assault and aggravated burglary that occurred in an apartment in the village around 10 pm, Saturday, Jan. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Girls Beat Stryker, Swanton; Raise Record To 14-0

Brooke Ruffer, Stryker basketball standout, came into the Tuesday, Jan. More...

Coaching Strategy

Brian Ziegler, AHS head girls basketball coach, watches the action against Stryker with Char Sharp, assistant coach, and Tess Pinter, volunteer coach.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Elida Roughs Up Blue Streaks 60-37

Western Buckeye League powerhouse Elida came rolling into town, Saturday, Jan. More...