February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Plan Sidewalk Hearings For Pettisville Residents

There will be public hearings in March on a plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars in grant money to build sidewalks in Pettisville, Steve Switzer, Pettisville School District superintendent, said Monday.  Switzer, who has been working with More...

Sectional Champions

Wrestling Team, Three Individuals Win Titles

Archbold started fast and never looked back in winning the Division III sectional wrestling tournament, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17-18.  The Streaks finished with 246 points. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Carol A. Hancock

Carol A. Hancock, age 63, of rural Stryker, passed away in her home on Saturday, Feb. More...

Public Record

Swords Stolen At East Gardens

Weapons were reported stolen from an apartment in the East Gardens apartment complex.  Vanessa E. More...

Apartment Vandalized

Alex C. Carrol, 20, 402 Stamm St., Apt. 7, told police the front door of his apartment had been kicked in, Friday, Feb. 10.  Carrol left the apartment about 5 pm that day. When he returned about 9:35 pm, he discovered the damage. More...

Burglary Turned Over To County Prosecutor

Archbold police have turned over their files on a Jan. More...

Sports

PERFECT!

Streaks Finish 20- 0

The Archbold girls basketball team, ranked second in Division III by the Associated Press, capped off a perfect 20-0 season with a 57-33 shellacking of Ottawa- Glandorf, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Streaks Win Share Of NWOAL Title

The Archbold boys basketball team wrapped up at least a share of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title with a 49-16 win over visiting Liberty Center (2- 16, 2-6 NWOAL), Thursday, Feb. More...

Twelve Advance To District

The goal of reaching the state tournament remains alive for 12 Archbold wrestlers who earned a trip to the Division III district tournament at Owens Community College. Friday and Saturday, Feb. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: music led by ensemble; piano offertory, Nancy Roth; message, “The Truth Will Make You– Odd,” Wayne Gropp; “A Thousand Questions” video. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette.  NwOESC   More...

Ridgeville's Famous Chicken Pie Dinner

Top: Tyler Badenhop, 12, rural Napoleon, watches as Charlotte Wachtmann, Okolona, dishes up his meal during the Ridgeville Corners American Legion Chicken Pie Dinner, Sunday, Feb. 19. More...

Breaking News - 2/21/2012 7:00 PM

ARCHBOLD WINS DIV. III DISTRICT WRESTLING TITLE

Cowell, Ripke Win Individual Titles; Coffey, Jaramillo Finish Second

Archbold won the Division III district wrestling tournament at Owens Community College, Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25.–Updated 2.25, 11 pm More...

Breaking News - 2/21/2012 7:00 PM

Archbold Girls Win Div. III Sectional Title

Archbold 54, Paulding 36

Archbold (22-0) defeated Paulding 54-36, Saturday, Feb. 25, at Defiance to win a Division III girls sectional title.–Updated 2.25, 11 pm More...

Breaking News - 2/21/2012 7:00 PM

Pettisville Girls Win Div. IV Sectional Title

Pettisville 44, Ottawa Hills 38 OT

Pettisville outscored Ottawa Hills 6-2 in overtime for a 44-38 win and a Division IV sectional girls basketball title at Wauseon, Friday, Feb. 25.–Posted 2.25, 11 pm More...

PHOTOS OF THE DAY - Free Access

Head Bird Cleans Birds Nest

Michael Lane, Pettisville High School principal, vacuums the dust off of the future location of the "Birds Nest" in the high school gymasium prior to the girls basketball game with Stryker, Thursday, Feb. More...

Renovation Cost Increases 247% For FCBDD Building

The estimated cost to renovate a building for the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities increased 247%, to more than $2 million.  The original estimate to renovate the former American Power Pull building in Wauseon was $600,000.  More...

 

News

Council Okays Tax Break For Sanoh America

Archbold Village Council approved a modification of an income tax rebate plan for Sanoh America at the Monday night, Jan. More...

Superintendent Talks About DD Board Budget

The Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities has about $7.3 million in cash on hand, with more than $6 million unencumbered. More...

Kindergarten Registration Dates Announced

Archbold and Pettisville school districts have announced kindergarten registration dates for the 2012-13 school year.  Both will register students who turn five years old by Aug. More...

People

McCarty, Krieger, Collins Win Spelling Contest

Drew McCarty, Isabel Krieger, and Will Collins, Archbold, were winners in the annual Fulton County Spelling Bee, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Archbold. More...

Hostetler To Study Humor And Health Connection

Editor's note: Jep Hostetler was a speaker when Ed Nofziger was honored as the 2011 Citizen of the Year. Jep Hostetler, Goshen Ind., will study health and humor during a four-month project. More...

David Rupp On Team That Places Third In Challenge

David Rupp, AHS ‘09, a junior at Taylor University, Upland, Ind., was a member of a team that placed third in the Collegiate Innovation Challenge, Feb. 10-12, in Warsaw, Ind. More...

Opinion

Renovation Costs Jump 247%? Ouch!

Anyone involved in a major renovation project knows it’s tough to stay on budget, because of unexpected costs.  But when a $600,000 estimate turns into a $2 million estimation– ouch! More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

The 2012 AHS girls basketball team, which finished 20-0, is the second Blue Streak girls basketball team to finish the regular season undefeated. The first team was the 1976 squad, above. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002   Council granted James “Bummer” Dominique a conditional use permit to convert an apartment project he is building into condominiums.  More...