February 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Flag Dedication At Pettisville

Members of American Legion posts from Archbold, Ridgeville Corners, Wauseon, and the former Pettisville post conducted a ceremony to dedicate the new American flag in the Pettisville High School vars More...

Volunteers Committed To Haiti In Spite Of Missionary’s Death

In spite of the death of David “Big Dave” Bompart, Doug Bernath, Mark Grime, and others from Archbold Evangelical Church are still committed to completing an orphanage under construction in Haiti. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Carol A. Hancock

Carol A. Hancock, age 63, of rural Stryker, passed away in her home on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.–Posted 2.19, 3:30 pm More...

Anna Rose "Jo" Lantz

Anna Rose “Jo” Lantz, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Feb. More...

Viola "Vicky" Huffman

Viola “Vicky” Huffman, age 86, of rural Stryker, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. More...

People

2012 Fairlawn Haven King And Queen

  The Fairlawn Haven king and queen were crowned at the Valentine’s party on Thursday, Feb. 9. More...

AHS Students Chosen For Honors Choir

  These Archbold High School students were chosen from hundreds of applicants from more than 60 high schools to perform with the 100-voice Ohio Music Education Association District I High School Honors Choir. More...

Junior High Honors Choir

  From left, Therin Smith, Allie McQuade, Mim Beck, and Grace Villanueva, Archbold middle school students, participated in the Ohio Music Education Association District I Junior High Honors Choir. The Choir performed Jan. More...

Opinion

Missionary's Death Shouldn't Stop Haitian Relief Efforts

The world is a little bit poorer after the death of David Bompart, a Christian missionary who died as a result of a gunshot wound he suffered in Haiti. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002  School board discussed opening the schools to students from outside the district through an open enrollment plan. More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

At the beginning of the 1900s, an electric-powered interurban rail car ran down the middle of the streets in Bryan, Stryker and Archbold, along with many other northwest Ohio communities. More...

2012 Pettisville Homecoming Court

  Members of the 2012 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience prior to the PHS-Hicksville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 11. More...

Buckeye First In Advertising, Third In In-Depth Reporting, Design, Community Service

The Archbold Buckeye won the advertising class and placed third in the in-depth reporting, design, and community service classes at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, Thursday, Feb. More...

Pettisville Atrium Opens Thursday

The public will have its first chance to see the nearly complete Pettisville School atrium, Thursday evening, Feb. More...

Radiothon Should Top Goal

The annual Fulton County Heart Radiothon should top its 2012 goal of $27,550 by about $1,000, said Rich Batdorf, Radiothon board member and treasurer.  Batdorf said Monday final figures were not available, since he was still waiting on donations More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Cuts Costs, But Still Seeks Increase In Income Tax

The Pettisville School Board approved two costcutting measures during its Monday, Jan. More...

Student Cholesterol Numbers Jump After Years Of Decline

After three years below 50%, the number of freshmen and seniors in Fulton County high schools who had unhealthy levels of cholesterol jumped to 51% in 2012.  Sharon Morr, director of corporate and community health promotion for the Fulton County More...

New Building Problems, Progress Reported To Pettisville School Board

The Pettisville School Board learned during its Monday, Feb. More...

Public Record

Vandalism To Vehicle Cases On Police Blotter

Reports of two tire slashings and damage to vehicle finishes were filed with Archbold police.  Thomas R. Curry, 60, 207 South Defiance Street, told police at 11:03 am, Saturday, Feb. More...

Police Can’t Find Perpetrators, Victim From Feb. 4 Incident

Archbold police were unable to locate either the perpetrators or the victim after a report of subjects trying to force a woman into a car in the 100 block of Schlatter Street.  Police received the call about 10:26 pm, Saturday, Feb. More...

Police Target Delta, Wauseon During Prom, Graduation

Utilizing grant funding, police officers will conduct additional patrols in Delta and Wauseon during the prom and graduation seasons.  Keith Torbet, Wauseon police chief, said Wauseon and Delta police are “committed to the safety of our ro More...

Sports

Streaks Stay Perfect At 19-0, Win NWOAL

The Archbold girls basketball team, ranked second in Division III by the Associated Press, kept its record unblemished at 19-0, and won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title for the 11th time in school history with a 53-49 victory at Delta, Thursd More...

Three Streaks Capture League Gold

Cowell Sets State Record, Ripke Repeats

Archbold claimed three individual titles at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League wrestling championships, Saturday, Feb. 11, at Bryan.  Jordan Cowell, a senior, won his third title. Austin Ripke, a senior, won his second. More...

Ten AHS Wrestlers Place At League Tournament

Ten Archbold wrestlers placed at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League tournament, Saturday, Feb. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: young adult praise band, song leader; Becky Kauffman, worship leader; Mark Beck, children’s time. Message, “Worship from the Heart.”  Wednesday: MYF, 6:30 pm.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Bible Quiz Congenialty Sunday

Quizzing 101 on the Bible quiz website states that Bible quiz “sets the stage for friendships to develop with other committed young people who have similar values and interests.”  To encourage that, quiz teams were asked to vote for More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 12-6 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Q-515 Co. Rd. 17, Napoleon; Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1-6 p.m., Widewater, 4-050 St. Rt. 24, Liberty Center. More...