March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth Admits To Charges In Wauseon Shooting Death; Adult Faces Charges

A spokesman for the Fulton County Juvenile Court said Felipe Villanueva, Jr., 14, Wauseon, has admitted to the early morning, March 14 shooting death of Michael J. Schwartz, 13, Wauseon. More...

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Obituaries

Loyal A. Nofziger

Loyal A. Nofziger, born Oct. 5, 1925, in Archbold, passed away on March 21, 2012. He was 86. Loyal was the only son of Harley and Fannie (Aeschliman) Nofziger, along with four sisters. On Aug. More...

Bernell Clair

Bernell Clair, age 88, of Clarksville, Tenn., and formerly of Brownsville, Texas, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012, in Clarksville. Bernell was born in Cave City, Ark., on Dec. More...

Margaret Marie (Mull) Price

Margaret Marie (Mull) Price, 90, of Pettisville, passed away, Sunday, March 25, 2012. She was born July 7, 1921, in Henry County (Ridgeville Twp) to parents Ora F. and Edith V. (Kline) Mull. She married Ray H. Price on April 6, 1941. More...

People

Consider Teaching

Todd and Taylor Parnell, Archbold, from left, discuss teaching as a career with Bev Emch, an instructor in the teaching professions program at the Four County Career Center. An open house was held earlier this month. More...

Honor Student

Jackie Bell Reid, AHS ‘09, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at Capital University, Columbus. She also was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the international honor society in history. More...

Florida Breakfast Attracts Area Residents

Archbold and former Archbold residents in the Bradenton, Fla., area who attended the Feb. 27 Archbold breakfast at Christian Retreat were Ed and Annabelle Carlin, Roger and Ruthann Rupp, Dave and Shirley Lersch, Barb Rupp, Phyllis M. More...

Opinion

Sidewalks Answer To High Gas Prices

The price of gasoline is again flirting with the $4 threshold, with talk of $5 per gallon before year’s end. This is particularly difficult for rural areas like most of Northwest Ohio, because public transportation options do not exist. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2002 A big spring snowfall hit Archbold with 2.5 inches Monday evening. Grant Bernath, street commissioner, said they tackled the job with four truck-mounted plows, two large tractors, and one small tractor. More...

Other Editors Say...

Hacker Heaven: Millions Of People Opt For Easy But Insecure Internet Passwords

If you’re among the millions of people using “password” as your password for some site or another, you’re among the lamest Internet users on the planet. The same goes for “passw0rd,” by the way. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Oyster Po’Boy Sandwich

1 quart oysters 3 large eggs 3 cups cornmeal 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 teaspoon black pepper Vegetable oil 4 French bread rolls, about 6 inches each 2 medium tomatoes, sliced Shredded lettuce Mayonnai More...

What Is The Future Of Fulton County EMS?

A discussion of the state of emergency medical service in Fulton County, including Archbold’s use of on-call emergency medical technicians, is being considered for April. More...

Color Explosion

A few weeks of relatively warm weather has brought out flowers in a variety of colors. At left are small wildflower blossoms in the yard of Mike Sullivan, Woodland Oaks. They return every year, he said. More...

Pettisville Sidewalk Public Meeting Set

Sidewalks for Pettisville will be the topic and focus of a public meeting, Thursday, April 5. At the meeting, scheduled for 7 pm in the Pettisville school cafeteria, proposed plans for sidewalks in the unincorporated community will be presented. More...

News

Pettisville Schools Move Forward With Aug. 7 Income Tax Request

The Pettisville School Board moved ahead with plans to place an income tax increase on the Aug. 7 ballot. More...

Potential Voter Fraud Case Under Investigation

A case of possible voter fraud has been referred to the Ohio Attorney General office. More...

Archbold School Board Holds Executive Session

The Archbold Area School Board met in executive session for about 20 minutes during its Monday, March 19 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door session was to discuss the employment, appointment, and/or compensation of public employees. More...

Public Record

Rash Of Thefts Reported To Police

Several thefts were reported to the Archbold Police Department recently. •Brittani J. Stanford, 23, 402 S. Defiance St., Apartment B, told police at 6:59 am, Friday, March 16 that a tablet computer was taken from her apartment. More...

Police At Middle School On Possible Drug Case

An Archbold Middle School student may have been involved in a drug case, an Archbold police report states. Police were called to the middle school at 12:37 pm, Wednesday, March 21. More...

Man Charged With Domestic Violence

Raymount J. Moore, 22, Colony Meadows, is charged with a count of felony domestic violence as the result of an incident that occurred Monday, March 19. More...

Sports

Streak Tracksters Participate In Early Bird Invite

Several Archbold track athletes won events at the Napoleon Early Bird Invitational, Saturday, March 24. In the girls events, Meridith Short, Rachel Brader, and Kinsey Smith were winners. Danny Young was a double winner in the boys events. More...

Ten Return For AHS Tennis

The Archbold boys tennis team, under James Kidder, fifth-year head coach, has 10 returning letterwinners and looks to improve on last year’s 8-6 record. The Streaks were 1-1 in league play. More...

Tennis Season Gets Underway

Bryce Tinsman, left, and brother Chan, right, were each on an AHS doubles team that won their opening matches of the season, Monday, March 26.– photos by Mary Huber More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Dan Borton, music leader; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Kendall Lovejoy, scripture reading and prayer. Message, “Hate the sin; Love the sinner.” Lance Wyse. More...

Not Fair Weather Friends

After weeks of spring- and summer-like temperatures, Monday, March 26 was chilly, with a high of just 51 degrees. That didn’t stop youngsters at Archbold Elementary School from outdoor recess. More...

CARD OF THANKS

Thanks to everyone for your thoughts, prayers, flowers, cards and visits while I was in the FCHC and the Nursing Home. It has been a long journey but God has been good to me and I am so grateful to be as good as I am. The Dr. More...