August 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Garden Club Helps Community Bloom

When members of the Archbold Garden Club planted a flowerbed at the south end of Spengler Field, they intended to have something blooming all the time.  “And it would have worked, if we would have had more rain this year,” said Diann More...

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Obituaries

Clyde O’Dillon Wallace

Clyde O’Dillon Wallace, of Defiance, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.  He was born to Clyde O. More...

Bill E. Stuckey

Bill E. Stuckey, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, Aug. 2, 2012, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, where he had been a patient three days.  He was born Feb. More...

Mary A. Rupp

Mary A. Rupp, age 69, of Wauseon, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Ken and Becky Thatcher, Wauseon, recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.  Ken Thatcher and Becky Cowell were married July 1, 1972, at the Archbold United Methodist Church by Pastor Robert Webb.  They have two sons, Brian, and B More...

Fruchey Wins At State Fair

MacKenzie Fruchey, Fayette, exhibited the reserve champion Market Lamb open class at the 2012 Ohio State Fair. She competed against 223 exhibitors with 590 market lambs. More...

Oddball Corn Plant Tries To Make Six Ears

Dale Stamm, rural West Unity, said he’s farmed on his own since 1967. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Trisha Cousino, offertory, “Live Like That.” Message, “Can You Imagine?” Jesse Kahler, followed by Holy Communion. More...

Organizations

Bereavement  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m. St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Topic: grief expectations.  SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Aug. More...

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Breaking News - 8/7/2012 7:00 PM

US 6 West Of Ridgeville To Close Monday, Aug. 13

The Ohio Department of Transportation has rescheduled the closing US Route 6 in Henry County for culvert replacement. The highway was scheduled to close Monday, Aug. 6. It is now set to close Monday, Aug. 13 at Henry Co. Rd. More...

Holy Cow! Hurst’s Work Makes Freezer Look Moo-velous!

Visitors to the Henry County Fair may have already “herd” that some cows have mooved in permanently.  And it’s “udderly” fantastic.  Last year, the Henry County Dairy Producers asked Sue Hurst, Ridgeville Cor More...

 

News

New Superintendent Brings Fresh Eye To Archbold

Joe Long was dressed casually Monday, the fourth day of his new job.  Long, the interim superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, planned to go up on the roofs of all three school buildings and look them over.  “Then go on More...

County Gets Share Of Casino Revenue

Fulton County is receiving money from casinos operating in Ohio.  But the amount will not offset the loss of state revenuesharing funds state officials are taking away from Fulton County, said Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator.  Hall s More...

Fulton County Is Named Drought Disaster County

David Daniels, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, and Robert Latta, U.S. More...

Public Record

Four Adults, Two Youth Caught In Park, Face Alcohol, Drug Charges

Archbold police officers issued summonses to appear in Western District Court to four adults and Juvenile Court to two juveniles after they were caught in Ruihley Park after hours, allegedly with alcohol and marijuana.  More...

Prisoner Who Walked Away From Job Found

Beth Gobrogge, administrative assistant at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, said Monday, Aug. More...

Paintball Player Causes Alarm

The sight of a young man carrying a mask and a paintball gun was a cause for concern at the Sauder Village area about 5:35 pm, Wednesday, Aug. More...

Opinion

Stop The Spin

Government officials and public relations spin doctors love to change language to fool the general public.  It’s not a tax; it’s “revenue enhancement.” It’s not gambling; it’s “gaming.”  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002   Ed Grime and Stuart Schnitkey protested to council about sidewalks in connection with a street reconstruction in the Lugbill Addition.  More...