April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Prayer Walk

Several members of West Clinton Mennonite Church participated in a prayer walk Good Friday morning, April 6. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Virginia Ruth Sharp

Virginia Ruth Sharp, 89, of Liberty Center, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Country View Haven.–Posted 4.10, 4:17 pm More...

Anthony Wayne McCoy, Jr.

Anthony Wayne McCoy, Jr., age 17, of Archbold and formerly of Rossford, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2012, due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident in Amboy Township.  He was born on April 2, 1995, in Toledo, to Anthony and Moniq More...

Joshua W. Stanford

Joshua W. Stanford, age 17, of Archbold, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, the result of injuries sustained from an accident.  Josh was a junior at Archbold High School and also studied at Four County Career Center in Powersports. More...

People

70th Anniversary of Lawrence & Ruby Short

  You are cordially invited to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Lawrence & Ruby Short at an OPEN HOUSE Sat., April 14, 2-4 pm at Archbold Evangelical Church Multi-Ministry Room Lafayette St.   More...

Honor Students

Dylan Weirauch, PHS ‘10, son of Doug and Jackie, was named to the dean’s list for the February 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio, Lima. More...

Earns Degree

Bryce Stilwill, PHS ‘08, earned an associate degree in applied science from The Ohio State University during winter quarter commencement exercises, Sunday, March 18. He is the son of Tammy Peters and Roger Stilwill. More...

Opinion

Rash Of Teen Deaths Defy Explanation, Understanding

Jazzmine M. Jones-Caldwell, Archbold, age 15.   Michael J. Schwartz, Wauseon, age 13.  Joshua W. Stanford, Archbold, age 17.   Anthony W. McCoy, Archbold, age 17.   The list of names is alarming and incomprehensible. More...

Sidewalks Are Good For Pettisville

Pettisville is in line for nearly half a million dollars in cash to repair the sidewalks in the unincorporated community and expand the sidewalk system.   There are citizens who adamantly oppose the sidewalks.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 10, 2002  The Fairlawn Auxiliary Benefit Auction set a record of $37,037.97. Donations for the two meals were $7,500. More...

Breaking News - 4/10/2012 7:00 PM

Boy Sentenced To House Arrest In Accidental Shooting

Felipe Villanueva, Jr., 14, Wauseon, was sentenced to house arrest for his role in the Wednesday, March 14 accidental shooting death of Michael J. Schwartz, 13, Wauseon.–posted 4.12, 7 pm More...

Two Archbold Boys Killed In Separate Auto Accidents

Local Ministerial Association Supports School In Wake Of Two Student Deaths

Two 17-year-old Archbold boys were killed in separate automobile-related accidents last week.  Joshua W. Stanford died after he was struck by a car on Co. Rd. F east of St. Rt. 66, Wednesday, April 4, at about 8:45 pm.  More...

Pettisville Sidewalk Meeting Brings Out Opposition to Project

A plan to repair, replace, and add sidewalks to the unincorporated community of Pettisville was presented to members of the community at a Thursday, April 5 meeting.  Not all members of the community were in favor of the project.  Of the a More...

 

News

Pettisville Wax Museum

Sarah Beck, a sixth grader at Pettisville, portrayed Mother Theresa, the nun who ministered to India’s poor, during a “Living History Wax Museum” at the school, Tuesday, March 27. More...

Commissioners Okay Bids For DD Board Building Updates

Fulton County Commissioners have approved bids totaling $2,065,900 to renovate a 36,000-square-foot building in Wauseon for the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities.  The commissioners approved the bids at their Thursday, April 5 me More...

Oversize Load Is Understatement

Miller Transfer and Rigging, Rootstown, moved this 267,000- pound electric transformer through Archbold on Monday. It was on its way from one of Delta’s steel plants to Louisville, near Canton, for repair. More...

Public Record

Police Charge Three Men In Rash Of Thefts

Archbold police have charged three Archbold men, ages 21-23, in connection with a rash of thefts in March. Charged were •Jeremy L. Litchfield, 23, four counts of theft and a single count of criminal damaging. More...

Archbold Police Log

March 30   4:51 pm: subjects arguing over child custody, McDonald’s parking lot, under investigation.  6:30 pm: child custody issue, 100 block Bankey St., advised to go through civil court. More...

Western Dist. Court News

Traffic And Criminal   Nicholas J. Estel, rural Archbold, failure to control, St. Rt. 66, $200, $93, 30 hours community service.  Robert J. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Tennis Wins Two Of Three

The Archbold boys tennis team lost for the first time this season but bounced back and won two straight to end the week.  The Streaks lost to Sylvania Northview 4-1, Monday, April 2. More...

Streaks Sweep Tinora Invitational

The Archbold boys and girls track teams swept the Bob Eisenhart Invitational, Thursday, April 5, at Tinora High School.  The AHS girls team won nine events and set six meet records in events they won.  The boys team won seven and set four m More...

AHS Boys Track Wins Tri-Meet, Girls Second

The Archbold boys track team won 12 events on its way to victory over Liberty Center and Evergreen, Tuesday, April 3, at Evergreen.  The boys team scored 94 points. More...

Religion

Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   More...

Confirmation At St. James Lutheran

St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira, held its Confirmation Day service on Palm Sunday, April 1. Two were confirmed: Rebecca Schmucker, left, and Levi Strawn, right. More...

Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the April 2 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Marv Storrer, third place; Dale Gautsche, second; Tim Nofziger, first. More...