May 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Campaign Finance Reports Questioned

Melanie Gilders, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said Monday she has sent letters asking questions about campaign finance reports.  If spending on an election campaign exceeds a certain amount, a campaign finance report must be More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Rosanne Egler

Rosanne Egler, age 59, of Archbold and formerly of Defiance, passed away early Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked for McDonald's for 13 years. Mrs. Egler was born on Oct. More...

Larry Allen Lohse

Larry Allen Lohse, 57, of rural Defiance, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at his home.  He was born Sept. More...

People

Witmers Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Warren and Lucille Witmer, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Warren Witmer and Lucille Detwiler were married in Columbiana, Ohio, on May 2, 1952. More...

Local Students Participate In Cross-Cultural Experience

Abbey Graber, Andrea Allan, and Eliot Nofziger will participate in a Bluffton University cross-cultural experience in Jerusalem, May 7-24. More...

Rotary Speech & Essay Winners

  Archbold Rotary Club heard 4-Way Test speech and essay contest winners from Archbold High School during its Friday, April 27 meeting. More...

Opinion

Design An Ad Gives Students A Chance For Success

This week’s newspaper includes the annual Design An Ad tabloid section featuring advertisements created by Archbold and Pettisville sixth grade students. More...

Field Trips For Students Are Important

An April 18 article in this newspaper about the opening of Sauder Village quoted Jeanette Smith, director of sales and marketing, as saying, “After all the budget cuts, (schools) are starting to give field trips back.”  We hope that& More...

Letter To The Editor

Intelligent, thoughtful people often disagree, whether it be about politics, religion or education.  A united front means nothing if it is not honestly held; it can indicate a lack of personal strength or belief.  Personally, I’m deli More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Mac ‘N Cheese Pizza

1 3/4 to 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 envelope pizza crust yeast 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup very warm water (120 to 130 degrees) 1 tablespoon oil 1 box (12 ounces) shell pasta and cheese sauce mix 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozz More...

Roths Grow Fish, Plants Without Sun Or Soil In Pettisville

In the middle of farmland, less than an hour’s drive from the Great Lakes, Rick Roth and his sons Tyler and Craig, all of Pettisville, are growing plants without soil or sun, and raising fish in a warehouse.  It may sound like a crazy idea More...

Bieber Outspends MacDonald In Losing Bid For GOP Clerk of Courts Nomination

Abigail Bieber, rural Fayette, a challenger in the Republican primary for Fulton County Clerk of Courts, outspent incumbent Paul Mac- Donald, who defeated her.  Bieber and MacDonald faced off in the March 6 GOP primary election.  More...

 

News

A Nice Place To Visit

A nice sign and landscaping attract attention to the new Ridgeville Township Park in Ridgeville Corners. More...

Voter Fraud Case Investigated By Co. Prosecutor

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Monday his office is still investigating a possible case of voter fraud.  In late March, John Husted, Ohio Secretary of State, said a Fulton County man may have been registered to vote in More...

Justice Center Funded For 2012

Keith Torbet, Wauseon police chief, said the Fulton County Family Justice Center is fully funded for 2012. The center, which provides a wide variety of services for victims of violent crimes, is located in downtown Wauseon. More...

Public Record

Police Warn Of Scam Calls

Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer, said the number of “scam” calls into the village is on the rise.  In such cases, criminals call people and demand money, or will attempt to get a person to give them personal information.  More...

Fight At Bowling Center Breaks Up

Archbold police were called to a report of a large fight at the NuArch Lanes about 1:51 am, Saturday, April 21.  The police officer noted in his report the fight had broken up when he arrived. More...

Martinez Draws Prison Sentence After January Incident In Archbold

Carlos F. Martinez, 37, Defi ance, who was charged in connection with an incident that occurred in Archbold in January, was sentenced to prison.  Martinez broke into the home of Catrina L. More...

Sports

AHS Wins NBTL Doubles Tournament, Advances To Regionals In OTCA Tourney

Archbold advanced to the regional semifinals of the Ohio Tennis Coaches’ Association tournament with a 4- 1 victory over Bryan, Thursday, April 26.  The Streaks advanced to the match with Bryan after defeating St. More...

Div. III, IV Softball, Baseball Tourneys Set

Pairings and dates for baseball and softball tournaments have been set.  In Division III baseball at Archbold, the Streaks (13-7) received the top seed while Fairview (14-8) is seeded second.  Liberty Center (8-13) plays Delta (7-12), Satur More...

Blue Streak Softball Splits Pair Of Games

The Archbold softball team won a 21-4 Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest over Swanton while dropping a 10-9 contest to Anthony Wayne last week.  The Streaks stand at 15- 6 for the season. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Phil Hoverman, prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader, prayer. Message, “Generous,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Survivors group, Wednesday, May 9, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. More...

Art Admirers

Works of art created by Archbold Elementary School students were publicly displayed at the school, Thursday, April 19.   More...