August 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Downey Objects To Hiring New Administrative Assistant

Over the no vote of John Downey, the Archbold Area School Board voted to create a new position in the administrative office.  The board voted 4 to 1, with Downey as the lone no vote, to hire Toni Babcock, Archbold, to the position of administrat More...

Parking Plan Changes At County Fair

While Carl Buehrer, president of the Fulton County Fair Board, was making fi- nal preparations for the annual fair last week, he took time to tell a story.  A few years ago, an older man was near gate K, on the southwest side of the fairgrounds, More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Steven Paul Liechty

Steven Paul Liechty, age 61, of rural Archbold, passed away Aug. 23, 2012, at home after a long illness.  He was born May 3, 1951, in Wauseon, to Irene M. (Snyder) and the late Paul E. More...

Harold L. Schnitkey

Harold L. Schnitkey, age 88 years, of Stryker, passed away Thursday afternoon, Aug. 23, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born Jan. More...

Public Record

Breaking News - 8/28/2012 7:00 PM

Two Treated, Released After Crash

Angela Merillat, 35, Bryan, and Connie Hasenkamp, 47, rural Wauseon, were treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a two-vehicle accident on Co. Rd. 19 at Co. Rd. F about 2:48 pm Tuesday, Aug. 28. More...

Aug. 15 Fire Causes $215,000 In Damage To Home Near Fayette

The Archbold Fire Department was one of five called to assist Fayette Fire Department with a house fire at 11508 Co. Rd 27-1, Wednesday, Aug. 15. Bob Stillion, Fayette FD chief, said the fire was reported at 12:50 am. More...

Golf Cart In Hit-Skip

A California woman was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, Friday, Aug. 17, after she was struck by a golf cart which fled the scene. The Archbold police report states Linda L. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Deal Aces 19-14 Loss

Archbold hosted the Hicksville Aces, Friday, Aug. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Ups Record To 3-0

The Archbold boys soccer team gained a 6-1 win over Van Buren and a 4-0 victory over Pettisville to improve to 3-0 on the season.  AHS 6, Van Buren 1   The Streaks hosted the Knights, Tuesday, Aug. 21.  More...

AHS Girls Soccer Wins First Two Games

The defense of the Archbold girls soccer team prevented its opponents from scoring while the offense scored a total of 15 goals in the first two games of the season.  The Streaks traveled to Springfield High School, Thursday, Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/28/2012 7:00 PM

US 6 To Open Friday, Aug. 31

Construction workers on scene at the US 6-Henry County Rd. 21 culvert project said the highway should be open for traffic again Friday afternoon, Aug. 31.On Thursday, workers were putting stone along the berm of the highway. More...

Football Returns

Friday nights are again full of excitement... football season has returned. The Archbold Blue Streaks battled back to defeat Hicksville in the season opener, Friday, Aug. More...

Rufenacht, Emmons Named To County Ag Hall Of Fame

Three men and a woman have been named to the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2012.  Inductees are Corwin “Cork” Rufenacht, rural Archbold; John P. More...

Johnston Not Guilty In Accidental Shooting

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. More...

 

News

ACT Announces Cast For “Porridgegate”

Several Archbold residents are part of the Archbold Community Theatre childrens production of “Porridgegate,” which opens Friday, Sept. More...

State Veterinarian To Visit Fulton Fair

Tony Forshey, state veterinarian of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, will be at the Fulton County Fair, Saturday, Sept. More...

Trustees Wait On Estimates

German Township Trustees are waiting for estimates from contractors for repair of their building, damaged by thunderstorms, July 1.  Keith Short, German Township fiscal officer, said the insurance agency that covers the building has made a settl More...

People

Couple Plans Sept. Wedding

Michael and Eileen Waidelich, Archbold, and James and Mary Howe, Monroe, Mich., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jonathan Waidelich and Sarah Howe.  More...

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Lynn Short and Bonnie Short were married Aug. 25, 1962, at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold, by P.L. More...

Couple Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Les and Lori Fredrick, Archbold, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.  Les Fredrick and Lori Bernath were married on Aug. 29, 1987, at St. James Lutheran Church.  They have two children, Emily and Kevin. More...

Opinion

Labor Day Celebrates Everyone

Monday is Labor Day, a time to celebrate those who labor in America.  In reality, that’s just about all of us.  More...

Remembering The First Man On The Moon

The death of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, marks the loss of another connection with some of America’s brightest history.  He died Saturday Aug. More...

Letter To The Editor

I compliment you on the editorial in the Aug. 22 issue entitled, “Compromise Is Not a Dirty Word.”  Wise voters will surely take a careful analysis of what our legislators have done for the past 3 1/2 years!  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: combined service by church pond. Youth group band, music. Message, “To Receive is Still Good...” Jesse Kahler. More...

Beck Is Sept. Resident Of Month

Berneda Beck is the September Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She was born April 24, 1922, to Edwin and Wilma (Short) Short. Her father died when Berneda was very young. More...

Organizations

Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Sept. 3, closed; Sept. 5, birthdays celebrated, blood pressure check; Sept. 10, The Big Yellow Book; Sept. More...