November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Queen Elizabeth Corresponds With Local Red Hat Women

Proper etiquette requires that when someone takes the time to send a card conveying their best wishes on the occasion of a special event, a gracious thank you is in order.  That rule applies to everyone, including the Queen of England.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jill Renee Petersen

Jill Renee Petersen, 53, of Archbold, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center after a battle with pancreatic/liver cancer.  Jill was born on Nov. 4, 1959, in Napoleon, to Robert L. and Bonnie Kay (Curtis) Eis. More...

Kathryn Magdelena (Rupp) Short

Kathryn Magdelena (Rupp) Short, 100, passed into the presence of her Lord on Nov. More...

William J. “Bill” Henson

William J. “Bill” Henson, age 74 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday evening, Nov. More...

People

FFA News

Thirty-three Pettisville FFA members and chaperones attended the 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 24-27.  On the way to the convention, members toured Tuttle Orchards outside of Indianapolis. More...

FFA Convention Chaperones

From left: John and Lexie Poulson; Sharlynn and Mike Lane; Jay and Karla Pursel; Kayley Martin, a student teacher at Pettisville High School; Peggy Kruse; Dave Beck; and Donna Meller hold several awa More...

Collegiate Connection

Jennifer Lindsay, AHS ‘11, is a member of the orientation team at Ashland University.  A social work major, she is the daughter of Jon and Janette, Archbold.  The orientation team organizes the AU summer orientation program. More...

Opinion

America Remains Standing

While voters in Fulton County honored their Republican roots and cast the majority of their ballots in favor of GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney last week, it was Barack Obama, current US president, who prevailed.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002   Steve Switzer, Pettisville superintendent, said he will be pleased if the district can go two more years without asking voters for a new operating levy.  More...

Letter To The Editor

Presidential election returns showed we decisively selected the person who saved us from economic depression, ended illegal invasion of Iraq, and killed bin Laden.  We rejected Romney’s calls to dismantle our government and give the servic More...

Villarreal Captured After Alleged Home Invasion, Kidnapping

Gilberto Villarreal, Jr., 27, Archbold, is being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after he allegedly broke into a Napoleon mobile home about noon, Monday, Nov. More...

Parade Kicks Off Festival Of Lights Friday, Nov. 23

For the 14th year, the Christmas season will kick off with the annual Archbold Parade of Lights, followed immediately by the opening of the Festival of Lights.  Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the parade step More...

 

News

Lovejoy Elected To Fair Board

John Lovejoy, Franklin Township, was elected to a term as a director of the Fulton County Fair Board in an election held by the Fulton County Agricultural Society, Nov. More...

Archbold Will Continue To Enforce Pit Bull Law, Says Village Council

While the State of Ohio may have removed breedspecifi c language in its vicious dog law, Archbold’s own ordinance retains rules about pit bulls.  The Archbold ordinance does not ban the possession of pit bulls in the village outright, but More...

What's Going On?

Serving as missionaries: Caleb Waidelich, Hopi Mission School, Kykotsmovi, Ariz.; Josiah Dahl, Service Adventure at Philippi, W.Va.; Fern Nafziger, MCC swap in Hindman, Ky.; Shobha and Ravi Arole, CRHP, Jamkhed, India; Tony and Leila Frank, World Tea More...

Public Record

Boys Face Drug-Related Charges

Two Archbold boys face drug-related charges in Henry County Juvenile Court after an incident at the Four County Career Center that occurred Monday, Nov. More...

Man Reports Cash Missing

Manuel Santiago, 33, 102 La Choy Drive, told Archbold police on Friday, Oct. 26, that his roommate is missing $1,200 in $100 bills.  The money went missing between 7 pm, Monday, Oct. 22, and the day of the report.  More...

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 2   3:11 pm: Citation issued to Mark E Baer, 57, rural Archbold, illegal outdoor burning of leaves, Colony Meadows.  4:37 pm: Lost wallet, Mc- Donald’s.  11:54 pm: Domestic trouble, Colony Meadows.  Nov. 3   More...

Sports

Bontrager Named Div. 3 District Player Of Year; Stewart Coach Of Year

David Bontrager, a senior, was named Division 3 Player of the Year in the Northwest District by the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association.  He had 16 goals and 15 assists this year, and he is Archbold’s career goals and ass More...

Blue Streaks Receive All-Ohio Soccer Honors

David Bontrager, a senior at Archbold, has been named First Team All-Ohio in Division III boys soccer by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association.  Brodie Nofziger, a junior, was named Second Team All-Ohio.  In girls soccer, Lauren Ki More...

Pettisville Cross Country Awards

Members of the Pettisville girls cross country team who received awards at the postseason banquet, Sunday, Nov. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Pete King, worship leader; Kelby Beck, chorister; MYF praise band, music. Message by Steve Heatwole.  Wednesday: MYF.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 1: Emily & Chad Porter, Wauseon, girl; Elizabeth Reynolds, Grand Rapids, boy.  Nov. 4: Ann & Pether Maldonado, Wauseon, boy.  Nov. More...

Organizations

FFA  Pettisville FFA Alumni annual meeting and potluck, Monday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m., Pettisville Park pavilion.  Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. More...