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Virgil L. Miller

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Zelma E. Rupp

Zelma E. Rupp, 88, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Woodview Health Care Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.  Born inArchbold, Ohio, Zelma was the assistant manager of the Parkview Hospital Gift Shop for 10 years.  More...

Velma M. Schang

Velma M. Schang, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, July 22, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.  She was born Aug. More...

People

Honor Students

David Dominique and Jordan Fruchey, Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2012 winter semester at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich.  Students must have a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Archbold Carp Festival Fun

Luke Rosebrook, 8, is all smiles because he caught a fish at the Steve Schnitkey Fishing Derby, Saturday, July 21. His father, Mike watches. They are Archbold residents.– photo by David Pugh More...

Carp Fest Downtown

A youngster rushes toward the 2012 Carp Festival Kidz Zone, where pedal tractor pulling, art projects, and other activities await. More...

Opinion

A No-Win Scenario

The car chase that wound its way around western Fulton County for almost 40 minutes Tuesday night, July 17, seems almost comical... something right off the movie screen.  But it was no laughing matter. More...

Other Editors Say... Supporting The Libraries As Community Assets, They Should Be Treated Like Investments

With the sour economy, the Henderson Library District is facing a troubling time.  As Tovin Lapan reported in the Sun, the district has seen its budget, funded by tax revenues, drop from $10 million to $7 million.  The district has made rou More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 24, 2002   School lunches will go up 25¢ across the board. Elementary lunches will cost $1.65; middle school, $1.85; high school, $1.95. More...

Stolen Car Takes Deputies On Wild Chase, Crashes

A Fulton County Sheriff Department deputy used his patrol car to push a fleeing vehicle out of control, ending a 38-minute car chase through western Fulton County, Tuesday, July 17.  Jobe Gonzales Reynolds, also known as Jobe G. More...

Movie Crew Invades Sauder Village

It was a little jarring to see men and women carrying assault rifles around the Sauder Village Green; but it was all “make-believe,” as a movie crew was using the Village as the set for an independent film.  ConradStudios, Cleveland, More...

 

News

Men Agree River Flow Stopped At Pump Station; Howell Disagrees, Cites USGS Statistics

At least three persons concur: water was not flowing in the Tiffin River from at least 1 pm, Sunday, July 15, to about 10 am, Monday, July 16.  Just as he did in an article on the same topic in last week’s edition of this newspaper, Dennis More...

Imagination Center Preschool And Childcare Earns Two-Star Rating

Imagination Center Preschool and Childcare of Archbold, OH was recently awarded a two-star rating from the ‘Step Up to Quality’ program of Ohio Department of Job & Family Services’ Bureau of Child Care and Development.‘Ste More...

Brink Pleased With New Festival-Style Carp Fest

Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said Monday she was very pleased with the 2012 Archbold Carp Festival, held Thursday through Saturday, July 19-21.  For Carp Fest’s 33rd year, Saturday activities were centere More...

Public Record

Troopers Have Lead On Car In July 17 Rollover Crash

William Bowers, lieutenant of the Toledo post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, said troopers have a lead in finding a car that was involved in a Tuesday, July 17 auto mishap that hospitalized a Montpelier woman.  Bowers said Monday, July 23, th More...

Thefts Reported To Police

Theft reports, including the theft of special paint valued at $1,000, were made to Archbold police.  Officials of Bil-Jax reported the special paint, used in the powder-coating process, went missing sometime between Friday, June 1, and Friday, J More...

Dryer Fire Causes $2,500 Damage

A fire in a clothes dryer caused $2,500 damage to the home of Lonny Grime, 322 Stryker Street, early Monday morning, July 23.  Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said AFD received the call at 6:50 am. More...

Sports

Slammin’ Action

The 9-foot slam-dunk contest, a new event at the 2012 Carp Fest, allowed participants to show their basketball talents with a lower hoop. Jeff Sparks jumps over Caleb Wooley and D.J. More...

Run For The Lights

Top: Runners break from the gate to start the annual Run For The Lights, Saturday morning, July 21. It’s the first year the race started downtown. Bottom left: Tyson Snider, Archbold, was the overall winner.  More...

Sand Volleyball Action

Mike Evans, Archbold, winds up to spike during volleyball action on sand courts at Ruihley Park, Friday night, July 20. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; Jesse Kahler, worship leader, prayer; Kim Rosales, offertory, “Give Me Jesus.” Message, “Renewal,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Amy Christman Goes On Service Trip Abroad

Amy Christman, AHS ‘11, is among 80 Malone University students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have spent summer abroad in service to others through a variety of service learning trips.  Christman, a sophomore youth/youth educational minis More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Monday, July 30, 1-6 p.m., Ridgeville Corners American Legion, Co. Rd. 19, Ridgeville Corners.   More...