April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sluder Outspends Miller In Sheriff Primary

Rick Sluder, unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for Fulton County   Sheriff, spent $1,049.41 more than Roy Miller, who won the GOP slot in the March 6 primary election.  Information on campaign spending, required by state More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jane Elizabeth Friesen

Jane Elizabeth Friesen, age 55, of Archbold, passed on surrounded by her family on Sunday, April 22, 2012, after a 2 1/2-year struggle with breast cancer.  Jane was born in Hutchinson, Kan., on June 16, 1956, the fourth daughter of Abe K. More...

Virgie M. Stuckey

Virgie M. Stuckey, age 99 years, of West Unity, passed away Wednesday morning, April 18, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born Nov. More...

People

Kern, Meyer To Marry June 2

Rebecca Wachter-Parker, Bowling Green, and Gerald Kern, Findlay, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Kern, Ridgeville Corners, to Adam Meyer, Ridgeville Corners, son of Michael and Joan, Archbold. More...

Bacon Receives Top Criminal Justice Award

Treasure Bacon, a senior at Defiance College, was named the top baccalaureate criminal justice student in Ohio at the Annual Research Conference of the Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education in Tiffin, the week of April 16. More...

Local Students Recognized At DC Honors Convocation

Several area Defiance College students were honored recently at its Honors Day Convocation. •Andrew Pratt, rural Wauseon, senior, Carolyn M. Small honor scholar. More...

Opinion

Why The Split School Board Vote?

Readers who follow the Archbold Area School Board know a split vote, on any issue, is a rare occurrence. More...

Living Up To Our Reputation

Of the thousands and thousands of visitors who come to our community, 99% always say what a beautiful community we have, filled with neat and tidy homes; clean, efficient businesses; well-kept farms, and a beautiful downtown. More...

Old Photo Corner

Frederick Stotzer, harness maker and first mayor of Archbold, built this house in the 1890s. Ora E. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

April 13: Amy & Jared Wonderly, Archbold, boy; Elizabeth & Christopher Tripp, Archbold, girl; Destiny Keefer, Napoleon, girl.  April 15: Kristopher & Kristen Lauber, Archbold, girl; Krista Gore, Napoleon, boy.  April 16: Brittan More...

Senior Service Day

Pettisville High School seniors spent Monday, April 23, working at Sauder Village for their annual Senior Service Day. Students helped Village staff prepare for the coming season. More...

Arbor Day

Bailey Pflager, an Archbold Middle School fifth grade student, helps plant a birch tree in Ruihley Park to commemorate Arbor Day, Friday, April 20. More...

Pettisville Sidewalks Concern Citizens

More details were given about the proposed Pettisville sidewalk project during a Thursday, April 19 meeting at the Pettisville school.  County officials provided answers about maintenance and liability concerns, and touched on other areas.  More...

Ready For Play!

Barry Ranzau, chairman of the Ridgeville Township Park Board, said 32 volunteers gathered at the park, Saturday, April 21, to install new playground equipment. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Puts Income Tax On Aug. 7 Ballot

The Pettisville School Board voted to place a new 1% income tax on the ballot at its Monday, April 23 meeting.  The tax levy will go before voters at the Tuesday, Aug. 7 special election. More...

Pettisville Announces School Dedication Date

Guest speakers, musical performances, and an open house highlight plans for the dedication of the new Pettisville school building, Sunday, May 6, at 2 pm.  After the official ceremonies, there will be an open house until 5 pm.  More...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 28

The Archbold Police Department, in cooperation with Fulton County Healthy Choices Caring Communities and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.  The program provides an opportun More...

Public Record

Archbold Man Indicted April 16

Raymount J. Moore, 22, Archbold, has been indicted on a single count of domestic violence by the Fulton County Grand Jury.  Scott A. More...

Auto Damaged

Jessica D. Elswick, 22, East Gardens, told police her vehicle had received several door dings and scrapes.  She filed her report with police, Wednesday, April 18.  Officers were unable to determine where the damage had occurred. More...

No Injuries After Crash

No injuries resulted after two pickup trucks collided at the intersection of Stryker Street and Co. Rd. 24 about 9:55 am, Monday, April 16. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Win Diller Invitational

AHS Girls Fourth, PHS Girls Sixth, PHS Boys Eighth

After finishing second last year, the Archbold boys track and field team reclaimed the Diller Invitational championship title to remain undefeated in the 2012 season, Saturday, April 21, at Ayersville.  The Streaks had last won the boys team ti More...

Archbold Track Teams Win April 17 Tri-Meet With Pettisville, Delta

The Archbold boys and girls track teams defeated Pettisville and Delta in a trimeet, Tuesday, April 17, at AHS.  The Blue Streak boys easily won with 111 points. More...

Streak Softball Captures Key NWOAL Victories

The Archbold softball team picked up a pair of key Northwest Ohio Athletic League victories last week, defeating Evergreen 6-1 and Patrick Henry 12-1.  The Streaks also picked up a 10-0 win over Stryker and a 12-8 victory over Tinora while losin More...