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Breaking News - 10/23/2012 7:00 PM

Toledo Man's Body Pulled From Harrison Lake

The body of Charles Robinson, 90, Toledo, was pulled from Harrison Lake Thursday morning, Oct. 25, a press release from the Fulton County Sheriff Department states. More...

Pettisville Man Killed in Tuesday Morning Crash

Jack L. Frey, 54, rural Pettisville, was killed in a car-motorcycle crash during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Oct. 23.The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Frey was riding a motorcycle north on  St. Rt. More...

Voting Hours For Nov. 3-5 Set By Husted

Voters across Ohio, including Fulton County, can cast ballots on the three weekend days before the Nov. More...

ODOT Met With Local Officials On Turnpike Topic

The Ohio Department of Transportation did meet, and seek input from, nine public officials from Fulton County on April 26, said Steve Faulkner, Ohio Department of Transportation press secretary.  More...

Fulton County Water For Napoleon A Question Of Finances, Politics

Napoleon could get drinkable water from Fulton County, but first some financial and political questions must be answered.  That’s what representatives from Archbold and Wauseon said when contacted Monday.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Erma ‘Becky’ L. Stamm

Erma ‘Becky’ L. Stamm, 90 years, of Archbold, passed away late Friday evening, Oct. 26, 2012, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, she operated for over 35 years, along with her husband Kenneth, the A. J. More...

Jackie (Jack) L. Frey

Jackie (Jack) L. Frey, 54, died Oct. 23, 2012, in a motorcycle accident in rural Fulton County.Jack was born in Wauseon on Oct. 19, 1958, to Richard and Ellen (Prowant) Frey. He married Carol Jones Frey on June 21, 1986. More...

Clifford D. Liechty

Clifford D. Liechty, 86, formerly of Grabill, Ind., passed to his eternal home on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Greencroft Healthcare in Goshen, Ind.  He was born on July 19, 1926, in Grabill, Ind., to Peter A. More...

People

Millers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Roger and Sondra Miller, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Roger Miller and Sondra Bowersox were married Oct. More...

Opinion

Get Serious About Wheels On Downtown Sidewalks

While the bicycle, roller blade, and skateboard seasons may be winding down, something must be done to protect adults and children using downtown sidewalks. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002   The two Fulton County men who were probably infected by the West Nile Virus have been released from FCHC.   More...

Other Editors Say...

Why Secrecy? Columbus School District's Closed Meetings Betray The Public Trust

The Dispatch has filed a lawsuit against the Columbus Board of Education for a simple reason: Public meetings should be open to the public.  The board has ignored repeated requests by the newspaper to honor that legal requirement.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 11: Alina Cabanalis & Hosea Miguel-Alonso, Wauseon, girl.  Oct. 12: Stephanie & Michael Culver, Bryan, boy.  Oct. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette. _________________________   More...

Breaking News - 10/23/2012 7:00 PM

AHS Volleyball Wins District Championship

Streaks Beat Otsego In Three Games For Title

The Archbold volleyball team defeated Elmwood 25-19, 21-25, 25-12, 25-13, in a Division III district semifinal, Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Napoleon High School. More...

Breaking News - 10/23/2012 7:00 PM

AHS, PHS Cross Country Fail To Advance To State

Nobody from the Archbold or Pettisville boys cross country teams advanced out of the Division III regional meets at Youngstown and Tiffin, Saturday, Oct. 27.Archbold's Bryce Tinsman finished 17th at Youngstown, just out of the running. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Falls In District Semifinal

Swanton 3, Archbold 1

The Archbold girls soccer team lost 3-1 to Swanton in the Division III district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Swanton.-Posted 10.23, 8 pm More...

Archbold Schools Excellent With Distinction

Pettisville Schools Excellent

Preliminary data shows the Archbold Area School District has earned the Excellent with Distinction ranking on the Ohio Department of Education school district report cards for the 2011-12 school year. Pettisville received an Excellent ranking. More...

Blue Streaks Heads Above The Rest

Archbold's Brodie Nofziger elevates to win a header over Miller City's Jacob Schroeder in the Blue Streaks' 2-1 Division III sectional championship victory, Thursday, Oct. 18, at Kalida. More...

AHS Boys Win District CC

The AHS boys cross country team won a Division III district championship, Saturday, Oct. 20, at Liberty Center. The Streaks won the District 3 race and advanced to the regional meet at Youngstown, Saturday, Oct. 27, at 11 am. More...

 

News

Archbold School Enrollment Down 2.1% For 2012-13

Preliminary enrollment figures of the Archbold Area School District show there are 1,273 students in the district, down 2.1% from last school year. Joe Long, interim superintendent, told the school board at its Monday, Oct. More...

Fulton County Sales Tax Revenue

Oct., 2011 $534,261.92 Oct., 2012 $502,758.00 Difference ($) -$ More...

Elementary Teachers Do Peer-To-Peer Evaluations

Dorothy Lambert, elementary school principal, said teachers in the school recently completed the peer-to-peer evaluation program. Speaking at the Monday, Oct. More...

Public Record

Woman Sentenced In Burglary At Wyse Home

Jessica Womas, 33, Northwood, the woman discovered in an Archbold home when the homeowner opened her garage door, has been sentenced to three years of community control.  Susan Wyse, 67, 82 Pin Oak Place, discovered Womas in her garage when she More...

Burglary Reported; Car Window Broken

Marlene K. Nofziger, 76, 105 Walnut Street, told Archbold police that sometime between Aug. 7 and Oct. 7, someone entered her home and stole documents.  The documents are related to banking, tax, and real estate matters. More...

Archbold Residents Among Those Indicted

Samantha J. Poling, 22, and Johnathon R. Gaines, 29, both of Archbold, were indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury during its Monday, Oct. More...

Sports

Streaks Keep Lions Club Trophy

The Archbold football team successfully defended the Lions Club Trophy, Friday, Oct. 19, with a 48-7 drubbing of Wauseon at AHS. It was the seventhstraight win for the Streaks, who improved to 8-1, 6-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

AHS Boys Win District Cross Country Title

PHS Boys 4th In District 1 Race

The Archbold boys cross country team ran away from the competition to win the District 3 championship at the Division III district meet, Saturday, Oct. 20, at Liberty Center.  The Streaks finished with 54 team points. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Wins Sectional Title

The Archbold boys soccer team raised its record to 17-0 with a 2-1 Division III sectional final victory over Miller City (10-8), Thursday, Oct. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Cajun Tuna Burgers

2 12-ounce cans light tuna in water, drained 1 cup breadcrumbs 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup each: diced red bell pepper, green bell pepper and green onions 1/4 cup Cajun seasoning 1 tsp hot pepper sauce 6 whole-wheat hamburger buns In a bowl, combine tuna, More...