July 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Deskins Leaving Archbold Schools; Hired At Penta

David Deskins, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, has been named the director of human resources at the Penta Career Center, Perrysburg.  The PCC Board of Education took the action at a Thursday morning, June 28 meeting.  More...

WWII Veteran Lowell Rose Honored For Service To America

In January 1944, during World War II, Lowell Rose, Archbold, was a 22-year-old US Navy gunner aboard the merchant marine ship SS Samuel Ashe.  The Ashe, with a cargo of 500 Allied soldiers, was off the beachhead at Anzio, Italy. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

James L. (Jim) Provost

James L. More...

Tristan W. Lewis

Tristan W Lewis, 26, of Guilford, Ind., formerly from Archbold, died unexpectedly on June 21, 2012, in Apache Junction, Ariz.  Tristan was born June 22, 1985, in Lawrenceburg, Ind., to Julie (Schultz Rychener) and Jeffrey T Lewis, Guilford, Ind. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 22   10:30 am: Accident, Co. Rd. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court  US Bank National Association, Simi Valley, Calif., plaintiff vs Kerry Pownall, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure.  Bank of America, Plano, Texas, plaintiff vs Andrew Blaine, Wauseon, defendant. More...

Archbold Fire Log

June 6   11:40 am: Co. Rd. G at Co. Rd. 24, field fire, Michael Nofziger, owner; burning brush caused grass to catch fire. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme team defeated Edon 5-1, Monday, June 25, to improve its record to 13-5.  Taylor Price pitched five strong innings, only allowing three hits and striking out 11. More...

Opinion

Deskins Era Ends

David Deskins leaves a large legacy as he departs the Archbold Area School District, where he served as superintendent for six years.  He has taken a job as director of human resources at the Penta Career Center, Perrysburg.  More...

Fairlawn Agrees To Invest Heavily In Archbold, Again

Fairlawn Haven announcing it will undertake a $5.5-million new building addition, along with renovations to the existing structure, is certainly good news for Archbold.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 3, 2002   Archbold and Sauder Village will host Chautauqua, the Ohio living history traveling show beginning Wednesday, July 10-13 for four days.  More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Red, White And Blueberry Whoopie Pies–Mini Size

1 red velvet cake mix 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs 1 1/2 cups marshmallow crème from a jar 1 cup fresh blueberries   Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Line two large baking sheet More...

Breaking News - 7/3/2012 7:00 PM

July 5 Traffic Fatality Not Officially Identified

The driver of a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo who died in a one-car accident early Thursday morning, July 5, has not been officially identified, however, funeral services for a Lyons woman have been scheduled.–Updated 7.9, 10:25 am More...

Breaking News - 7/3/2012 7:00 PM

West Unity Woman Dies In Two-Car Crash

April Westfall, West Unity, was killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of US 20A and County Road 19 at 4:56 pm, Saturday, July 7. She was westbound on US 20A in a 1999 GMC pickup. A 2001 Buick LeSabre traveling northbound on Co. Rd. More...

ACT Show Mixes Fairy Tales With Lessons

Archbold Community Theatre’s latest production, “Into the Woods,” mixes a modern story with three favorite fairy tales, and ends up teaching.  Caleb Wyse, 18, the youngest principal actor in the show, said, “You think fai More...

 

News

Yoder To Be Named Fulton Co. Coroner

Following Harry Murtiff’s resignation as Fulton County coroner, the Fulton County Republican Party will name Rick Yoder, an Archbold physician, as the acting coroner, Tuesday, July 10.  Murtiff’s resignation takes effect at midnight, More...

Fulton County Unemployment Down

The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services announced last week unemployment in Fulton County was 7% for the month of May.  It was the lowest unemployment rate in the fourcounty area, and the lowest rate in Fulton County in four years.  More...

Clarification

In last week’s issue of this newspaper, an article about the expansion and renovation at Fairlawn Haven included the statement that Fairlawn had “raised” $5.5 million. More...

People

Hamilton, Altman To Marry July 7

Carl and Kathy Hamilton, rural Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie, to Michael Altman, Hicksville, son of Dick and Sandy, Hicksville.  More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Roger LaPlante and Marilyn Pile were married June 2, 1962, at Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, Toledo, by Richard L. More...

Parents Announce July 20 Wedding

Jeff and Melodie Rupp, Archbold, and Darren and Jane Sonnenberg, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Nikki Rupp and Trey Sonnenberg.  The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Religion

Betty Lovejoy Is Fairlawn Resident Of The Month

Betty Lovejoy is the July Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community. She was born on Jan. 7, 1925, to Max and Ella (Mohr) Waite in Napoleon. She grew up with two brothers, Quentin and William, and one sister, Thelma. More...

Organizations

Senior Center More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center June 10: Denise Plasencia, Wauseon, boy. June 22: Kendra & Matthew Scarberry, Liberty Center, boy. June 24: Constancia & Mario Moreno, Wauseon, boy. June 26: Sarah & Ryan Ripke, Wauseon, girl. More...