October 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 10/31/2012 2:19 PM

Overturned Truck On Turnpike Not Related To Wind

A semi-tractor trailer crash on the Ohio Turnpike near Wauseon was not related to high winds, Terrell Campbell, a sergeant with the Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, said Wednesday, Oct. 31. More...

Breaking News - 10/30/2012 4:45 PM

Sunset Over Ridgeville Corners

With "Frankenstorm," aka Hurricane Sandy, hitting the East Coast, and its winds stretching as far west as the Mississippi River, Pam Kruse of Ridgeville Corners took this photo of the sunset over Ridgeville Corners, Monday evening, Oct. 29. More...

District Champions

The Archbold volleyball and boys soccer teams won district titles, Saturday, Oct. 27. Top: Seniors on the volleyball team hold the Div. III district volleyball championship trophy. More...

AHS Thespians Perform "Play On!"

Student Actors Describe Comedy As A Play- Within- A- Play

The Archbold High School theatre troop finds itself faced with a new set of challenges as its performs “Play On!” A play within a play, it’s about “a community theater putting on a play that’s written by a local author w More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jane Ann Stuckey

Jane Ann Stuckey, age 78, of rural Bryan, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

Golda N. Boyer

Golda N. Boyer, formally of Archbold, passed away early Nov. 5, 2012, at the Lutheran Nursing and Rehabilitation Home in Napoleon.She was born Dec. 21, 1928, in Harrison Township, Henry County, the daughter of William L. and Elfie S. More...

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...

People

Couple Planning Summer Nuptials

Michelle Kay Rodriguez and Russell Wells Detwiler II, both of Defiance, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dexter and Janis Benecke, Ridgeville Corners. More...

Kovnesky Graduates From Recruit Training

Cody B. Kovnesky, AHS ‘12, son of Jill and Jon, Archbold, graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps RecruitDepot, Parris Island, S.C., and is a Marine Corps private. More...

Earns Scholarship

Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09 and a senior at Siena Heights University, Adrian, Mich., was one of four statewide recipients of the John Hauck scholarship awarded by the Buckeye Association of School Administrators. More...

Opinion

Take Precautions Against Theft

Anyone who thinks Archbold is still the kind of town where you can leave your doors unlocked and keys in your car have repeatedly been proven wrong this year. There have been several theft reports appearing in the pages of this newspaper. More...

Politics, Sausage: You Don't Want To Know How Either Is Made

We are taught in school that good ideas always triumph over bad. Oh, how naive we were. As adults, we learn while good ideas should triumph, it doesn’t always happen that way. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years AgoWednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 In terms of construction and finance, the Archbold Sports Complex is progressing well, with donations topping $1million. More...

Breaking News - 11/2/2012 12:28 AM

AHS Falls In Regional Semifinal Volleyball

Coldwater Advances To Elite 8

Coldwater eliminated Archbold from the Division III regional tournament, Thursday, Nov. 1, at Findlay, defeating the Streaks in five games, 22-25, 25-16 25-13, 23-25, 18-16.The Cavaliers advance to the regional championship, Saturday, Nov. More...

Breaking News - 10/31/2012 10:35 PM

AHS Falls To Ottawa Hills In Regional Boys Soccer

Ottawa Hills 2, Archbold 1

In its first regional appearance in school history, the previously undefeated Archbold boys soccer team fell to Ottawa Hills 2-1, Wednesday night, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/31/2012 12:14 PM

Icy Road Leads To Fatal Crash

Tina M. Goodwin, 56, Wauseon, was killed in a two-vehicle accident about 8:48 am, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/30/2012 4:39 PM

TRICK OR TREAT MOVED TO FRIDAY

Weather Forces Archbold, Pettisville, Ridgeville Corners To Change Days

Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners have moved Trick-Or-Treat to Friday, Nov. 2, because of the weather.Archbold and Pettisville hours are from 6-7:30 pm.Ridgeville Corners hours are from 6:30-7:30 pm.-Posted 10.30, 10:55 am. More...

Turnpike Lease Is Target Of Two State Legislators

Two state legislators are preparing legislation that would require four public hearings before the State of Ohio can lease the Ohio Turnpike to a private entity. However, Ronald V. More...

Archbold Wind Turbine Blades Built

Pettisville Blades Being Constructed

For those who have been anxiously waiting for the wind turbines at Archbold and Pettisville schools to get their blades, there is good news. More...

Archbold Schools Will Need New Revenue In 2015

The Archbold Area School District will need additional revenue by 2015, school board members were told. Christine Ziegler, district treasurer, told the school board during its Monday, Oct. More...

News

Work To Start On New Baseball Diamond Backstop

Authorization has been given to begin work on a new backstop for the baseball diamond at Memorial Park in Archbold. More...

Local Issues On Nov. 6 Ballot

When Fulton County voters go to the polls on Nov. 6 for the general election, they will face some local ballot questions. More...

Students Decorate At Care & Share

Art students from Archbold High School spent two days last week doing a mural and other decorative painting on the exterior of the Care & Share building. More...

Public Record

Combine Fire Does $10,000 Damage

Steam rises as an Archbold firefighter sprays foam into the engine compartment of a combine owned by Doug Stuckey, rural Archbold. Firefighters were called to the intersection of Co. Rds. More...

Deputies Arrest Man After Search Warrant

Fulton County Sheriff deputies, with the assistance of Archbold police, arrested Manuel Santiago, 33, 102 LaChoy Drive, on a charge of having weapons while under disability. More...

Auto Parts Store Struck By Thieves Second Time

A second theft from Laub Auto Parts, Archbold, could be connected with other break-ins in the community, said Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief. More...

Sports

Streaks Win 25th District Title

Archbold returns to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2009 after defeating Otsego 25-20, 25-23, 25-19, in the Division III district final at Napoleon, Saturday, Oct. 27. It is the 25th district championship for Archbold since 1975. More...

Streaks Beat Elmwood In District Semifinal

Archbold (22-2) advanced to the Division III district volleyball final at Napoleon with a 25-19, 21-25, 25-12, 25-13 semifinal victory over Elmwood, Wednesday, Oct. 24. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Wins District Title

The Archbold boys soccer team captured its first Division III district crown with a 1-0 semifinal win over Kalida (11-4-3), followed by a 2-0 verdict against Liberty-Benton (14-4-1) in the championship game. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical More...

Waiting On Permit

Earthmoving equipment is at a standstill while Fairlawn Haven waits for the final state construction permit for its new $5.5 million, 12-bed rehabilitation “neighborhood.” Some preparatio More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 9 am-2 pm, Pettisville High School, 232 Summit St., Pettisville. Senior Center More...