August 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Henry County Children Sick With H3N2v Flu

Three Henry County children are suffering from influenza confirmed to be caused by the H3N2v virus.  Anne Goon, health commissioner of Henry County, said all three exhibited swine at the Henry County Fair.  More...

iPad Lease Okayed By School Board

The Archbold Area School District won’t be able to purchase used Apple iPad tablet computers for $1 each, as was originally believed.  Archbold Area School Board members met Thursday, Aug. More...

Murder Charge Dismissed

Charges of murder and aggravated murder against Walter Zimbeck, the man accused of the 1984 murder of teenager Lori Ann Hill, have been dismissed by Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney.  Haselman released a statement announcing t More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Edwin G. Oberhaus

Edwin G. Oberhaus, 91, of Napoleon, passed away Aug. 15, 2012 at Northcrest Nursing Home, Napoleon.  He was born on Feb. 17, 1921, in Freedom Township to George H. and Elizabeth (Buchenberg) Oberhaus.  He married Alyce Huber on Oct. More...

Public Record

Teen Injured In Single Car Crash

Wesley Nartker was driving this car when the vehicle crashed about 9 pm, Sunday night, Aug. 19. More...

Train Hits Pickup Stuck On Co. Rd. 24

Chelsy Dohm, 20, rural Stryker, was cited for driving on a closed road and improper crossing of railroad tracks after her pickup was struck by a train about 2:45 am, Wednesday, Aug. More...

Woman Charged With Domestic Violence Aug. 13

Jennifer M. Culbertson, 20, Archbold, is free on her own recognizance after she was arrested on a charge of domestic violence, Monday, Aug. 13.  Archbold police were called to 816 West Street, Apartment 7, about 7 pm. More...

Opinion

Compromise Is Not A Dirty Word

Republicans say things will get better if we elect a Republican president.  Democrats say things will get better if we keep the current Democratic president and elect more Democratic congressmen.  Our opinion? More...

Unfinished Business

Other Editors Say...

Congress is on a five-week recess, leaving behind an enormous pile of work, including critical bills that would provide farmers and ranchers relief from the awful drought and protect the nation’s infrastructure from cyber-attack.  Lawmaker More...

Letter To The Editor

Congratulations on your second place award in the National Newspaper Association 2012 Better Newspaper Contest!  We may not always agree with a particular editorial or the style of presentation of a touchy subject.  We do need to remember, More...

Breaking News - 8/21/2012 7:00 PM

ODOT Announced St. Rt. 66 culvert work completed

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday, Aug. 23, that the replacement of culverts on St. Rt. 66 between St. Rt. 34 and St. Rt. 2 has been completed.-posted 3:55 pm 8.23.12 More...

Breaking News - 8/21/2012 7:00 PM

Wauseon Man Found Not Guily In Accidental Shooting Case

Craig A. Johnston, the 35-year-old Wauseon man who owned the shotgun that was involved in the March 14 accidental shooting death of Michael J. Schwartz, Jr., 13, Wauseon, has been found not guilty.–posted 5:59 pm 8.24.12 More...

Pape Named Interim County EMA Director

Steve Pape, Archbold, a 40-year member of the Archbold Fire Department, has been named the interim director of the Fulton County Emergency Management Agency.  He holds the rank of assistant chief.  The EMA executive committee appointed Pape More...

Saam’s Hearse Is Barn-Fresh

When Dave Saam, Archbold, drives his project car anywhere, it’s difficult to go unnoticed.  That’s because Saam’s favorite ride isn’t a plain car or pickup.  It’s an old hearse.  Not just any old hearse; i More...

 

News

Old Lumber Yard Building Demolished Monday

The office of the former Gotshall Lumber Company was demolished Monday, Aug. More...

Thatcher, Torbet Running For County Offices In Nov.

Becky Thatcher and Keith Torbet, both of Wauseon, are running for county offices in the November general election.  Thatcher, a former Archbold resident, is challenging Paul Barnaby, incumbent Fulton County commissioner.  Torbet, Wauseon More...

Used Car Dealership Sold To Fourth Generation

Aaron and Chad Baus announced last week they have purchased CAR 1, a used-car dealership based in Archbold.  They are the fourth generation to operate the business, which traces its roots back to 1924.  The company was started by Clarence a More...

Sports

Streaks Return 18 To Gridiron

The Archbold football team, under Bryan Miller, head coach, returns 18 letterwinners from a team that finished 7-3, 5-3 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League last year.  Miller, who is in his fourth year at the helm, lost 12 seniors to graduatio More...

Thirteen Letterwinners Return For PHS Soccer

Richard Nyce, Pettisville head boys soccer coach, looks for this year’s squad to improve on last year’s 7-11 record, and with 13 returning letterwinners this could be the Year of the Blackbirds.  All except one starter returns to the More...

Three Letterwinners Back For Blackbird Volleyball

Graduation cut deep into the Pettisville volleyball team, under John Horning, 15-year head coach.  With six letterwinners lost to graduation, the Pettisville mentor has just three returning.  The Blackbirds posted a 17-7 record last year a More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 10: Nicole Shaffer, Delta, boy; Dana Colon, Wauseon, boy.  Aug. 11: Michelle & Brandon O’Dell, Bryan, girl.  Aug. 13: Shannon & Marc Nagel, Napoleon, girl.  Aug. More...