August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 8/14/2012 7:00 PM

Ill Pigs Isolated At Henry County Fair

  John Poulson, swine superintendent for the Henry County Fair Board, said Wednesday, Aug. More...

Two New Teachers In Pettisville Classrooms

Two new teachers have joined the Pettisville Local School District.  One is a Pettisville native and a PHS graduate. The other is from Minnesota and has been working in the Pettisville school district. More...

A Fun Summer Tradition

Bright lights, thrilling rides, delicious food, live entertainment and games are a few of the things that attract visitors to the annual Henry County Fair in Napoleon. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Oliveros H. Lugo

Oliveros H. Lugo of Uvalde, Texas, passed away on Aug. 5, 2012 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn., at the age of 89.  He was born on Sept. 29, 1922, in Uvalde, Texas, to Refugia Hernandez.  More...

Public Record

Man Sentenced After Shots Hit Restaurant

Adrian Cook, 21, rural Wauseon, has been sentenced to 60 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after shots he fired struck the Das Essen Haus restaurant building in Pettisville.  More...

Archbold Man Gets Community Control

Edward Reyes, 33, Archbold, was sentenced to one year of community control after he was sentenced on a theft charge, Monday, Aug. More...

Archbold Police Catch Juveniles After Chase

An Archbold police offi- cer on bicycle patrol apprehended two juveniles who were involved in suspicious activities during the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 9.  At about 1:03 am, a man who lives in the 200 block of E. Mechanic St. More...

Sports

Fifteen Letterwinners Return For Archbold Girls Soccer

The Archbold girls soccer team posted some very successful seasons the past few years.  Last year was no exception. More...

Archbold Golf Ready To Swing Into Action

Archbold golf is ready for the season as Mike Rosebrook, head coach, enters his second season at the helm.  Rosebrook looks for the three returning letterwinners to “fill the shoes worn by last year’s number one, two, and three men&r More...

Eight Return To Blue Streak Girls Tennis

Amanda Auzins, Archbold girls tennis coach, welcomes back eight players, including five letterwinners, from a squad that posted a 4-10 mark last year.  Despite a disappointing season, the experience gained by the five who return could pay benefi More...

Breaking News - 8/14/2012 7:00 PM

Two Crashes On Turnpike; Injuries Reported

TWO CRASHES ON TURNPIKE  Two crashes involving semis occurred on the Ohio Turnpike during the overnight hours of Tuesday-Wednesday, Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/14/2012 7:00 PM

Train, Pickup Collide At Co. Rd. 24; no injuries

  A Norfolk Southern train collided with a pickup truck at the Co. Rd. 24 crossing about 2:45 am, Wednesday morning, Aug. 15. More...

Turnpike Ticket Scam Uncovered

Rick Hodges, executive director of the Ohio Turnpike Commission, told this newspaper a turnpike ticket scam, that may have cost the OTC as much as $100,000 per year, has been uncovered.  It impacted western Fulton and Williams counties, because More...

Four New Faces Join Archbold School Staff

The Archbold Area School District starts the school year with four new certified staff members.  Two are teachers, one is an intervention specialist, and one is a school psychologist.  One is returning to the district, one is an AHS gradua More...

AHS Students To Receive iPads After School Starts

Final touches are being put into place for the lease of 440 Apple iPad tablet computers for Archbold High School students.  The Archbold Area School Board approved the plan at its Monday, March 19 meeting. More...

 

News

Enjoy County Fairs, But Exercise Care Around Animals

Flu Strain Transmitted Between Pigs, People

In spite of reports of people becoming ill with the flu after visiting the Ohio State and county fairs, you can still go to the fair and enjoy the animal exhibits.  The Fulton County Fair runs Aug. 31 through Sept. 6. More...

Pettisville School Board Hires Tech Coordinator

Pettisville School Board members selected Michael Zimmerman to serve as the new district technology coordinator and network administrator.  The board approved offering Zimmerman a one-year contract at its Monday, Aug. 13 meeting.  More...

Pettisville School Board Recognizes Former Archbold School Superintendent

The Pettisville School Board passed a special resolution of commendation for David Deskins, former Archbold Area School District superintendent, at its Monday, Aug. 13 meeting.  More...

People

Campbell Has Project At State Fair

Madison Campbell, 16-yearold daughter of Karl and Jill, Archbold, recently represented Fulton County 4-H with a rifle project at the Ohio State Fair. More...

Nofziger Researches Alongside Professors During Summer

Jenna Nofziger, a junior molecular biology/biochemistry major from Archbold, was one of 14 Goshen (Ind.) College students who spent June and July working with professors on various research projects during the college’s eight-week Maple Scholar More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its eighth meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 7. More...

Opinion

Theft Of Flag Holders, Medallions From Cemetery Incredibly Disrespectful

Under the category of “Is Nothing Sacred?” comes news that bronze flag holders and markers were recently stolen from the Wauseon Union Cemetery.  More...

Road Construction: Temporary Pain, Long-Term Transportation Gain

It is said that in Ohio, there are two seasons: winter, and road construction.  Road construction can be aggravating and frustrating. Detours impose inconveniences. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Jesse Kahler, worship leader, prayer; video, Trey Sonnenberg. Message, “Is This True?” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team; message same as first service. More...

Organizations

Gospel Fellowship   Full Gospel Businessmen’s breakfast, Saturday, Aug. 18, 7 a.m., Bryan Community Center, 1130 Buffalo Rd., Bryan. Speaker: John Cattell.  SWCD   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   July 31: Erika Jaramillo, Wauseon, boy;  Aug. 3: Juanita Alvarado, Wauseon, girl.  Aug. 4: Lisa & Jason Bratton, Wauseon, girl; Hope Hall, Delta, boy.  Aug. More...