July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Long Hired As Interim Archbold Superintendent

Joe Long, a former superintendent in the Gorham- Fayette and Otsego school districts, has been named the interim superintendent of the Archbold Area School District.  The Archbold Area School Board approved hiring Long to a one-year contract at More...

Delays Threaten Wind Turbine Funds

Pettisville school board members discussed at length delays in the wind turbine construction and the problems that may cause for the funding of the 2 million dollar project.  The news came during the board’s Monday, July 16 meeting.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Virgil Miller

Virgil L. More...

Janet E. Mignin

Janet E. Mignin, age 81 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday evening, July 14, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born Oct. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Michael A. Spencer, 61, Ridgeville Corners, died July 13, 2012.  Donald “Pete” Nofziger, 82, Archbold, died July 11, 2012. Survivors include his wife, Shirley, and three stepdaughters.   More...

People

AHS Class Of 1945 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1945 held its 67th reunion, Saturday, June 2, at The Home Restaurant. More...

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s list at Ohio State University for the 2012 spring quarter:  Morgan Ducey, Carleen Emmons, Makenzie Frank, Drew Lange, Andrew Leininger, Eric McQuillin, Jay Short, Paige Stamm, Nathan Stoltzfus More...

Earn Degrees

Three students from Archbold received degrees during commencement exercises at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Saturday, May 5:  •Tyson Bentz, Bachelor of Arts degree.  •Anne Grisez, Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training More...

Opinion

Add Flashing Stop Signs For Safety

Fulton County has been blessed with many attributes.  Because of the county’s history of good leadership and fiscal management, there are a great number of long, straight, flat, and smooth roads and highways. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 17, 2002   New attendance records were set last week when the Ohio Chautauqua was part of Carp Festival. Guests totaled 3,400.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   July 6: Erin Fulwood, Fayette, boy.  July 7: Tiffany & Paul Proper, Kunkle, boy.   More...

Organizations

Gospel Fellowship  Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship men’s breakfast, Saturday, July 21, 7 a.m., Bryan Community Center, 1130 Buffalo Rd., Bryan. Speaker: John Bettry.  Mood Disorders  More...

Breaking News - 7/17/2012 7:00 PM

Thursday's Rain Will Help Soybeans The Most

The 1.7 inches of rain that fell Thursday could be "a multi-million dollar rain" for farmers who have soybeans planted.That's what Chet Phillips, general manager of Gerald Grain, said Friday morning, July 20. More...

Cool At The Pool

When the weather’s hot, the pool is the cool place to be. Riding down the water slide are Makenzie Boddiger 11, Ridgeville Corners, top left, and Octavio Azua, 6, Archbold, bottom left. More...

Archbold Pumps Tiffin River Dry, Local Man Claims

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the village did not pump enough water from the Tiffin River to stop its flow.  However, at the request of Robert Wolfrum, Fulton County wildlife officer for the Ohio Department of Natural Resou More...

Carp Fest Takes On A Festival Atmosphere

The annual Archbold Carp Festival will take on more of a festival atmosphere with events in historic downtown Archbold, said Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce.  The 33rd annual Carp Fest kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, More...

 

News

Commissioners Make 1/2 Percent Sales Tax Hike Permanent

The Fulton County Commissioners unanimously voted to make a half-percent (.5%) sales tax hike permanent during their Thursday, July 12 meeting.  After a series of public hearings, the commissioners approved the increase in September 2009 to help More...

Library Board Looking Into Space For Teens

The Archbold Community Library Board gave the goahead for preliminary exploration of creation of a space for teens within the library.  More...

Library Adds New Employee

Joyce Klingelsmith, director of the Archbold Community Library, told members of the library board Katie Wyse was hired as a library assistant.  Klingelsmith gave the information to board members at their Wednesday, July 11, meeting.  Wyse i More...

Public Record

Breaking News - 7/17/2012 7:00 PM

Breaking News

Troopers Seek Auto in Hit-Skip Injury Crash

Law enforcement officials are seeking a newer red Dodge Stratus car and the driver of that vehicle, after they were involved in a crash at the intersection of US20A and Co. Rd. G, west of Burlington-Elmira Tuesday, July 17.–posted July 18, 1:15 pm More...

Computer Reported Stolen From Home

A computer, valued at $800, was stolen from the home of William A. Martin, 59, 421 W. More...

Second Trial In Murder Case Is Sept. 17

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said there will be a second trial of Walter Zimbeck, 45, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.  Zimbeck has been charged in the death of Lori Ann Hill. More...

Sports

Napoleon Beats Archbold 6-1 To Win Acme District Championship

After losing to Archbold two straight games– in the North sectional final and in the secound round of the district tournament– Napoleon roared back to defeat the Streaks two straight times to win the District 2 championship, Monday, July More...

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme team won the North sectional championship, Monday, July 9 behind the pitching of Tyson Dietrich’s two-hit shutout.  Dietrich was dominant, striking out four and allowing only one runner to reach second base.  The Str More...

Wyse Second In Golf Tournament

Stuart Wyse, Archbold, finished second in the boys ages 16-18 category in the 2012 Junior Golf Tournament at Ottawa, Monday, July 9.  Wyse and Hunter Clingaman, Stryker, each shot scores of 79. Clingaman won the title in a scorecard playoff. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Cornstarch Play Clay  4 cups salt 1 1/3 cups water 1 can (12 ounces) cornstarch 3/4 cup cold water Food coloring (if desired) Cookie cutters   In a large saucepan, mix salt and water over medium heat, stirring occas More...