February 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Haselman, Burns Run In GOP Prosecutor Race

Scott Haselman, incumbent Fulton County prosecuting attorney, faces competition from Stacey Burns, an attorney from Delta, in the Republican primary election, Tuesday, March 6.  No member of the Democratic Party has filed for the post. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donna Louise (Liechty) Spengler

Donna Louise (Liechty) Spengler, age 90, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice, after a short illness from the return of cancer.–Posted 2.12, 3 pm More...

Viola “Vicky” Huffman

Viola “Vicky” Huffman, age 86, of rural Stryker, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 31, 2012, at Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan.–Posted 2.8, 10;15 pm More...

William “Bill” Rettig Jr.

William “Bill” Rettig Jr., age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday evening, Feb. More...

People

Parents Announce April 14 Wedding

Mrs. Grace Coon, Archbold, and Phillip and Cecilia Pinkston, Cordova, Tenn., announce the engagement of their children, Crystal Coon and Michael Pinkston. The bride-elect graduated from Archbold High School and Fiser’s School of Cosmetology. More...

Honor Students

Melissa Aschemeier and Jeremy Hurst, both of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall term of the Bluffton University Bluffton Co-Hort Based Organizational Management Program (BCOMP). More...

Shuffleboard Winners

  Winners of the Jan. 11 shuffleboard tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Dave Schaffner, first place; John Funk, second; Russ McQuillin, third. High scoring frame: Schaffner, 23 points. More...

Opinion

Close Turnpike To Ohio Politics?

Because of the Bryan Times and Paul Barnaby, Fulton County commissioner, we know how far Ohio officials are willing to go to put the Ohio Turnpike in private hands.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002  About 450 Toledo Edison customers were out of power in the Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners areas as a result of the Jan. 30 ice storm.   More...

Other Editors Say... Failed Experiment With Healthy School Meals

As part of a campaign against obesity, the Los Angeles Unified School District banned sodas from campuses in 2004. More...

Drop Ohio Pit Bull Insurance Rule?

The Ohio vicious dog law requires owners of pit bulls to carry special liability insurance.  The requirement could change significantly soon.  But while the Ohio General Assembly debates changing the law, Archbold police still are citing o More...

Radiothon Goal For 2012: $27,550

The fund-raising goal for this year’s Fulton County Heart Radiothon is $27,550, “slightly under last year’s goal of $27,800.”  That’s what Rich Batdorf, Radiothon board member and treasurer, said.  It is the 38 More...

Elementary Celebrates 100-Day

First grade students at Archbold Elementary School celebrated 100-Day, honoring the 100th day of school, Monday, Feb. 6. Activities center around the number 100.   More...

 

News

Municipal Income Tax Up More Than 14%

The Archbold municipal income tax brought in $348,389.65 during the first month of 2012, Archbold Village Council members learned at their Monday night, Feb. More...

Siebenmorgen Named To State Banking Group

Paul Siebenmorgen, president and chief executive offi cer of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, has been elected second vice chairman of the Ohio Bankers League board of directors.  The league is the trade association representing banks and sav More...

School Board Okays Personnel Actions

During a special meeting, Thursday, Feb. 2, the Archbold Area School Board completed several personnel-related actions.  The board accepted a retirement notification from Cindy Heckel, Archbold elementary teacher. More...

Public Record

Archbold Store Cited For Selling Alcohol To Underage Persons

The Friendship Food Store, 1911 S. More...

Few Details Available In Burglary Report

Archbold police are still investigating a report of a burglary that occurred in the 400 block of South Street at approximately 3:43 am, Sunday, Jan. More...

Two Women Treated, Released After Crash

Two women were treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a single-vehicle crash on Co. Rd. A about 8:52 am, Thursday, Jan. 26.  The Fulton County Sheriff Department crash report states Celestina K.M. More...

Sports

Wrestlers Take Down Tigers, Vikings

The Thunderdome at Archbold High School played host to the regular-season fi- nale of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, Thursday, Feb. More...

Going For Third League Title

Jordan Cowell works his Liberty Center opponent, Thursday, Feb. 2. Cowell will seek his third league title, Saturday, Feb. More...

Working For A Pin

Damian Short gets his opponent on his back and goes for a pin at the Chuck Forward Duals, Saturday, Jan. 21.– photo by Mario Gomez More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Five Generations

Five generations of Gansmillers gathered in Stryker for a photo, Jan. 29. Margaret Gansmiller, Stryker, holds greatgreat granddaughter Airyall Starrlynn Greenwalt, born Jan. 26, 2012. More...

John Schoenhals Works In Honduras

John Schoenhals, Archbold, began a six-month assignment in Honduras with Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) of Salunga, Pa., on Jan. More...