May 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rice Convicted Of Theft From Pettisville Concession Stands

Carla S. Rice, 52, Pettisville, has been convicted of theft for stealing from a Pettisville school concession stand. More...

Spangler Named Chairman Of Sauder Village Board

Dean Spangler, of the Bryan Spangler Candy Company, was selected as chairman of the Sauder Village Board of Directors at a Thursday, March 15 meeting of the board. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Helen E. Cook

Helen E. Cook, age 91, of Archbold and formerly of Toledo, passed away Saturday morning, May 12, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to her retirement she had worked as a waitress in downtown Toledo at Smith’s Restaurant. More...

Pauline Louise Zuver

Pauline Louise Zuver, age 78, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, May 9, 2012, in her home. Prior to her retirement she had worked at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold for 23 years. Pauline was born in Archbold on Nov. More...

Karen Sue Clark Evans

Karen Clark Evans left this life to sing in the Heavenly Choir of Angels on Nov. 21, 2011, after a short intense battle with cancer. She lived in Chester, Va., and is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, Kenneth R. Evans. Karen was born Sept. More...

People

Randall, Rupp To Wed June 3

Kelsey Randall, Indianapolis, Ind., and Jordan Rupp, Indianapolis, Ind., announce their engagement. More...

Couple Plans June 2 Wedding

Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Thompson, Kokomo, Ind., and Mr. and Mrs. David Nafziger, Archbold, announce the engagement of their children, Emily Kathryn Thompson, Kokomo, Ind., and Michael David Nafziger, Upland, Ind. More...

Bontrager Goes To Peru For Study-Service Term

Darin E. Bontrager, AHS ‘08, is participating in the Goshen (Ind.) College Study- Service Term (SST) in Peru, along with 20 other students. The son of Philip and Lori, Archbold, he is majoring in interdisciplinary. More...

Opinion

Many Hands Build Pettisville School

School buildings are about bricks, mortar, wood, and steel. They are about concrete and stone, paint and plaster. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 8, 2002 Headline– Hoverman Lays Down Baton After 23 Years Directing AHS Music More...

Other Editors Say...

Driven To Distraction

State lawmakers had good intentions when they backed a bill that aims to penalize motorists who send or read text messages behind the wheel. More...

Breaking News - 5/9/2012 3:14 PM

ROYAL SHORT NAMED HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Royal Short, currently the principal of the Archbold Middle School, will become the high school principal effective Aug. 1, 2012.–Posted 5.9, 4:15 pm More...

New Pettisville School Is "A First-Class Building For A First-Class Community"

There’s an old axiom that goes something like this: Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan. That’s true of the successful completion of the new Pettisville School, which was officially dedicated Sunday, May 6. More...

Man Standing In Street And Shouting Is Arrested

Jerry E. Stevens, 54, Archbold, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct, Tuesday, May 1, after he created a disturbance in the downtown historic district. More...

News

County Commissioners Recommend Pettisville Sidewalk Plan

Fulton County Commissioners have made a recommendation for new sidewalks in the unincorporated community of Pettisville. More...

AHS Artists Honored

Grace Garza and Anna Pole, Archbold High School juniors, were recognized during the Black Swamp Arts Council “Best of Fulton County High School Art Show,” April 13-24, at the Northwest St More...

Archbold Woman Wins Quilt Show

For inspiration for her best-of-show quilt, Velma Kamp, Archbold, figuratively went halfway around the globe. More...

Public Record

Man Arrested, Charged With Domestic Violence

Joseph Alan Warner, 33, Archbold, was arrested and charged with domestic violence following a Tuesday, May 1 incident. Police were called to the residence Warner shares with Stacy Martin at East Gardens about 11:15 am. More...

Seven-Year-Old Root Beer Taken, Drank In Breaking And Entering

A person or persons drank six bottles of seven-year-old root beer after breaking into a storage space on Stryker Street, an Archbold police report states. More...

Man Reports Identity Theft

Danny J. Yoder, 58, Archbold, told Archbold police he believes his identity had been used by someone else to receive money. The alleged theft reportedly occurred between Tuesday, March 20, and Monday, April 30. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 5/11/2012 8:30 AM

DIVISION II SECTIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Doubles team of Fredrick/Cassidy Advances To District

The doubles team of Kevin Fredrick and Nick Cassidy has advanced to the Division II district tournament. The duo are in the top four at the sectional tournament at Defiance. They play for the sectional doubles title, tomorrow, Saturday. More...

Breaking News - 5/10/2012 7:21 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL SOFTBALL FINAL

Archbold 14, Tinora 1

Archbold defeated Tinora 14-1 in a five-inning run-ruled Div. III sectional softball final, Thursday, May 10, at AHS. The Streaks advance to play Kenton, Wednesday, May 16, 5 p.m., at Lima Bath High School. More...

Breaking News - 5/9/2012 10:04 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL BASEBALL FINAL

Archbold 4, Liberty Center 3

Archbold advanced to the Division III district tournament at Defiance with a 4-3 sectional final win over Liberty Center, Wednesday, May 9, at AHS. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical More...

Confirmation at St. Peter Lutheran

St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners, recently celebrated confirmation. More...

Organizations

OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, May 15, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon. More...