March 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

"Fiddler On The Roof" Is First Show In New Pettisville Theater

With a big new stage to debut, Pettisville High School officials decided they needed a big show for their first production in the new theater/auditorium.  They decided on a musical classic, “Fiddler on the Roof.”  “Fiddler More...

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Obituaries

Florence E. Schrock

Florence E. More...

Doris E. Nafziger

Doris E. Nafziger, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 10, 2012, in her home following a brief illness.  She was born Aug. More...

Alfred (Al) Donald La Neve, Sr.

Alfred (Al) Donald La Neve, Sr., 92, passed into eternal life on Friday, March 9, 2012, at 7:52 p.m. More...

People

Honor Student

Cassie Norris, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at the University of Findlay. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. More...

Pool Tournament Winners

  Winners of the March 5 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Dave Schaffner, first place; Chuck Wyse, second; Hank Schweinhagen, third. Runs of the day: Schaffner, run of seven; Tim Nofziger, run of five. More...

Opinion

Your Right To Know About Your Government

This week, March 11-17, is Sunshine Week.  It has nothing to do with getting a tan or seeing the crocus come up early. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2002  By consensus, the Archbold School Board decided to remain closed to students from outside the school district.   More...

Other Editors Say...

Gaming The System; Internet Cafes Offer Gambling Without Regulation, Safeguards

Veterans groups and churches that run bingo games need state approval. More...

Pettisville Aids Tornado-Damaged Elementary School In Kentucky

Students in West Liberty, Ky., will soon be in temporary classrooms, sitting at desks and working at tables that came to them from an Ohio school district they probably never heard of.  More...

Three-Year iPad Lease Proposed By School Officials

Archbold Area School District officials have proposed a three-year lease program, at a cost of about $79,000 per year, to finance the iPad One-to-One Project.  It was discussed during a special work session meeting of the Archbold School Board, More...

 

News

No County School Districts Get An "A" Under State Plan

Under a proposed new school report card system, each of Fulton County’s seven school districts gets a B.  “The thing that amazes me, is we ranked 22nd out of 614 school districts in the state in terms of performance index, and we get More...

Pettisville Sends 12 To State Science Day

Twelve Pettisville School District students have qualifi ed for State Science Day competition based on performance at the district event.  The Pettisville students qualified by earning superior ratings at the district competition, Saturday, Marc More...

ACT Production Has Veteran Cast

When the curtain is raised on the Archbold Community Theatre production of the comedy “Murder Can Be Habit Forming,” there will be many veterans among the cast.  In fact, of the 16 cast members, seven have a combined 175 years of the More...

Public Record

Local Man Held On Charge Of Attempted Murder

Adam R. More...

School Responds To Girl’s Death

The Archbold Area School District moved quickly to provide counseling to students after the death of 15- year-old Jazzmine M. More...

Arrest Archbold Girl In Theft Of Music Player

Archbold police arrested a 13-year-old rural Archbold girl in connection with the theft of a digital music player.  Carrie Ordway, 36, Archbold, reported her daughter’s music player, valued at $200, was stolen sometime between 3 and 3:30 More...

Sports

Breaking News - 3/13/2012 7:00 PM

Div. III regional boys basketball

Ottawa-Glandorf to play Lima Central Catholic in final

Ottawa-Glandorf, which defeated Archbold 38-26 in the district final, will play Lima Central Catholic in the Division III regional boys basketball final, Friday, March 16, 8:30 p.m., at BGSU.–Posted 3.15, 2 pm More...

Foul Shots Lift Liberty-Benton Past AHS In Regional Semifinal

Archbold’s dreams of a trip to the Division III state girls basketball tournament were dashed at the foul line by Liberty-Benton, Tuesday, March 6, at Ohio Northern University, Ada.  The Eagles (22-2) sank 22 of 27 free throws to defeat th More...

Liberty-Benton Girls Advance To Final Four

The Liberty-Benton girls basketball team advanced to the Final Four with a 61-47 defeat of Centerburg in the Division III regional final at Lexington, Saturday, March 10.  The Eagles (23-2) play Anna (26-0) in a state semifi nal, Thursday, March More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Fairlawn Auxiliary Council Plans Auction

Members of the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Council with items for the annual Fairlawn Benefit Auction, Thursday and Friday, March 29-30. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  March 2: Jordan Perdue, Wauseon, girl.  March 8: Jennifer Hammon, Wauseon, boy. _________________________   More...