June 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board Grants $1,500 Raises To Administrators

The Archbold Area School Board voted to grant $1,500 raises to five school administrators during its Monday, June 18 meeting.  For the five, the raises work out to increases ranging from 1.5% to 2.56%.  More...

New Middle School Principal To Be Visible To Students, Teachers

The one place you may not be able to find Matthew Shields, new Archbold Middle School principal, is in his office. Shields describes himself as very visible. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lonnie L. Engler

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Marleah Faith Lauber

Marleah Faith Lauber, age 2 months, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 11, 2012, at Toledo Children’s Hospital.  Marleah was born in Wauseon on April 15, 2012, the daughter of Kristopher and Kristen (Welch) Lauber of Archbold, and th More...

Marilyn S. Wheeler

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People

Nafziger, Beck To Wed June 24

Ron and Liz Nafziger, rural Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra, Fort Wayne, Ind., to Kelby Beck, West Unity, son of Mark and Janelle, rural Archbold.  The bride-elect is a Pettisville High School graduate. More...

Parents Announce July 28 Wedding

Alan and Kathy Kaserman, North Olmsted, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Lynn, to Matthew Galen Leininger, son of Randy and Pam, Pettisville.  More...

Area Students In UTMC Camp Med Program

Two Pettisville students are among those participating in Camp Med, a two-day introduction into the medical field.  The University of Toledo hosts the program for students who will start their freshman year of high school in the fall.  Part More...

Opinion

Praise To Pettisville For Levy Removal

It is said there are only two things in life that are inevitable– death, and taxes.  The Pettisville School Board proved that old axiom wrong last week when it voted to take a 1% income tax levy off the August special election ballot.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 19, 2002   More than 50 churches in Northwest Ohio and Central Ohio have worked together to bring the first-ever Black Swamp Bazaar to Fulton County Fairgrounds, Friday and Saturday.  More...

Old Photo Corner

The landscape has changed at the Ruihley Park Swimming Pool, but the fun goes on today. Opening day, 1957, brought many youth to the pool. More...

Breaking News - 6/19/2012 7:00 PM

BREAKING NEWS

Man Indicted On Illegal Voting Charges

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, announced that Roger D. Schantz, 75, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, has been indicted in connection with voter fraud.–posted 2 pm, 6/20/12 More...

Breaking News - 6/19/2012 7:00 PM

DEVELOPING STORY

Couple Found In Wyse Home Indicted

Cordell E. Womas, 35, and Jessica C. Womas, 33, Northwood, have each been indicted on one count of burglary by the Fulton County Grand Jury.–Posted 6.20, 2:55 pm More...

Fairlawn Sells $4 Million In Bonds For Expansion

Fairlawn Retirement Community will expand its facilities to the tune of over $5.5 million over the next year.  The proposed facilities include a 12-bedroom rehabilitation building addition, or “neighborhood,” that will be placed perp More...

Turbine Tower Starts

Heavy construction cranes lift the first section of the Archbold Area School District wind turbine tower into place, Wednesday, June 13. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Approves Supplementals

The Pettisville School Board approved supplemental contracts for the 2012-13 school year during its Monday, June 11 meeting.  Prior to voting, Tom Beck, a board member, made a motion to meet in executive session to discuss at least one of the co More...

Friendship Days Features Activities For All Ages

Activities including an auction, 5K run, fishing derby, hole-in-one competition, and a worship service will entertain young and old alike at the Pettisville biannual Friendship Days event, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 22-24.  The event rais More...

ODOT Changes Rt. 66 Closing Date, Detour

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced some changes to its work plans for St. Rt. 66.  The closing of St. Rt. 66 from US 6 north to Henry Co. Rd. More...

Public Record

Musical Instruments, Equipment Stolen From Zion Church

Musical instruments, including guitars and drums, and equipment, including a guitar amplifier, were reported stolen from Zion Mennonite Church.  The items are valued at more than $5,400.  Church officials state the equipment was stored at t More...

Police Give Man Ride Out Of Town June 8

Archbold police gave a man a lift out of town after receiving a report of a suspicious person, Friday, June 8.  The report states officers were called to the Archbold Main Stop about 12:47 pm for a report of a suspicious person on the west side More...

APD Deals With Unwanted Person, Harassment Cases

Archbold police dealt with cases of harassment and an unwanted person recently.  Sandra Ryan, 39, East Gardens, told police about 12:24 pm, Sunday, June 10, a person has been approaching her to talk. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team captured third place in the Defiance Crack of the Bat Tournament, defeating Perrysburg 12-7, Sunday, June 10.  Archbold jumped out to an early 3-1 lead in the first inning behind the crafty pitching of Michael Wal More...

Huffman Sweeping Recent Kart Races

John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, might as well be carrying a broom, as he’s been sweeping kart racing events recently.  At the fast-paved oval at Fort Wayne, Ind., Huffman won two heat races and the feature event in the stock 400 More...

Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the June 4 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Hank Schweinhagen, first place; Dale Gautsche, second; Russ McQuillin, third. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Organizations

Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, June 21, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.  Mood Disorders  More...

Births

Fulton Co. More...