October 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Talks About Sharing Repaving Cost With ODOT

Archbold Village Council talked about sharing the cost of repaving a portion of South Defiance Street with the Ohio Department of Transportation during its Monday, Oct. 1 meeting.  More...

Trick-Or-Treat Is Oct. 30

Youngsters will don scary (and not-so-scary) costumes and take to the streets for Trick Or Treat, Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners.   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Florence A. Roth

Florence A. Roth, age 93, of Archbold, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, early Sunday morning, Oct. 7, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. More...

Mary Ellyn Blank

Mary Ellyn Blank, age 78, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away in her home on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, after a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by family and friends as she made her way to her eternal home in heaven. Mrs. More...

People

Kruses Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Wayne and Vivian Kruse, rural Ridgeville Corners, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Wayne Kruse and Vivian Drewes were married Sept. 22, 1962, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Stryker, by Rev. More...

Wagner Promoted To Sergeant

Collin Wagner, PHS ‘06, was promoted from specialist to sergeant (E-5) in a ceremony, Friday, Sept. 28, in the chapel courtyard at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. He is the son of Tom Wagner, Pettisville, and Karen Wagner, rural Delta. More...

Drought Meeting Held Today, Wed.

A meeting to provide crop and livestock farmers with information on farming in a drought and accessing available relief resources is today, Wednesday, from 5:30- 8 p.m., at Northwest State Community College in Room E117.  The Ohio Department of More...

Opinion

Archbold Youth Honor Vietnam Veterans

For today’s children, the Vietnam War is just another story in history books.  Who could blame them if they became fidgety during an hour-long school program of old men talking about a war long past?  That may happen at other schools. More...

Other Editors Say...

Giving a urine sample for drug and alcohol testing has become a routine part of getting a job, whether as a warehouse worker or a corporate executive.  So Michele Adkins’ demand is reasonable: Workers hired to care for vulnerable people, s More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002   More...

Preliminary Info Shows Archbold, Pettisville Schools Are Excellent

The Archbold and Pettisville school districts will probably qualify as at least Excellent, based on information recently released by the Ohio Department of Education.  ODE has not released school report cards for the 2011-12 school year, as it More...

Voter Registration Deadline Is Tuesday

Persons who wish to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election, which includes the race for U.S. president, must be registered to vote by Tuesday, Oct. 9.  More...

Four AHS Seniors Join All-State Choir

Four Archbold High School seniors– the highest number to be selected from Archbold since the 1990s– will be part of the Ohio Music Educators Association All-State Choir.  The choir, which will perform at the OMEA convention in Columb More...

 

News

Council Okays New Wastewater Plant Equipment

Archbold Village Council approved purchasing new equipment for the wastewater treatment plant without going through the usual bidding process at its Monday, Oct. More...

Street Project Essentially Done

Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said Monday the $1 million North Buehrer Street-Schlatter Street- Burke Street project is essentially completed.  There are a few details to finish, such as adjusting manholes and catch basins. More...

Public Record

Franks Feared Dead By Police, Family

Eric Franks, son of Joann Franks, Archbold, has been missing and is feared dead by police and family members.  Reports say he was last seen in March of 2011 at Miller’s Motel in Bridgeport, Mich.  Since then, there has been no contac More...

Short Struck On Bicycle While Riding On Highway

Rex Short, 73, rural Archbold, was listed in good condition at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Monday, after he was struck while riding a bicycle, Sunday, Sept. More...

Man Charged With Domestic Violence

Archbold police arrested Corey D. Vannier, 25, 402 S. Defiance St., Apt. B, on a charge of domestic violence, Sunday, Sept. 23.  Police were called to the apartment Vannier shares with Brittani J. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Boys Golf Advances To District

The Archbold boys golf team finished third at the Division II sectional tournament, Thursday, Sept. 27, at Detwiler Park Golf Course, Toledo.  More...

Archbold Wallops Locomotives 76-13

Homecoming could not have gone any better for the Archbold football team when the Streaks hosted Montpelier, Friday, Sept. More...

Players Get Fired Up For Homecoming

Darin Sauder, Jay Miller, and Tyson Lersch, Archbold High School senior football players, from left, prepare to throw a dummy representing the Montpelier Locomotives into the annual Homecoming bonfir More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Sam Reyes, worship leader; piano offertory, JoAnne Rupp. Message, “Authority Unmatched,” Trey Sonnenberg. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 21: Kayla & Timothy Knudsen, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 22: Tabitha & Mark Sintobin, Delta, girl; Tera & Joseph Mermer, Toledo, boy. Sept. 24: Brandi & Bruce Stockman, Pioneer, boy. More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...