November 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Parade Of Lights Adds 14 Entries

The 14th annual Archbold Parade of Lights has added 16 entries since last week.  The parade, which begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, Nov. 23, has 38 entries, six shy of last year’s 44.  More...

Turbine Spins Both Ways, Says Consultant

The Archbold Area School District new wind turbine has been spinning, but it’s been going both ways.  Aaron Godwin, the school district consultant working on the project, said there’s nothing to be alarmed about.  If you face th More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Rachel R. Roth

Rachel R. Roth, age 77 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2012, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.  She was born Nov. More...

Public Record

Villarreal Has Court Hearing

Gilberto Villarreal, Jr., 27, Archbold was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Napoleon Municipal Court yesterday, Tuesday, at 11:45 am.  Villarreal is charged with aggravated burglary after he allegedly broke into a Napoleon mobile home More...

Radiators Stolen

Sometime between about 2:30 and 2:55 am, Friday, Nov. More...

Music Player Stolen From Middle School

A digital music player, valued at $200, was stolen at the Archbold Middle School, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Sports

PHS Girls Basketball Welcomes Back Six Letterwinners

The Pettisville girls basketball team has spent the last 15 seasons under Jason Waldvogel, head coach.  After a successful 16-7 season last year, 7-3 in the Buckeye Border Conference, Waldvogel looks to six returning letterwinners to lead the Bl More...

Gerig CN Player Of Year

Becca Gerig, an Archbold junior, was named the Crescent News volleyball Player of the Year for the 2012 season. She had 278 kills and 20 blocks, while serving 22 aces this season. More...

Six Letterwinners Back For AHS Girls Basketball

Six letterwinners return on an Archbold girls basketball team that went 24-1 last year, was the Northwest Ohio Athletic League champion with an 8-0 record, and was a Division III regional semifinalist.  Brian Ziegler, who enters his fifth year a More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite   Sunday: Alysa Short, music for gathering; Randy Nafziger, song leader; Marlin Klopfenstein, worship leaders. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 9: Sara & Mark Lemley, Archbold, girl.  Nov. 11: Janet Gutierrez, Napoleon, girl.  Nov. 13: Jennifer & Lance Demeritt, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Friday, Nov. 23, 1-6 p.m., Wauseon American Legion, 1105 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.  Divorce  More...

Yoder Grateful For Friends, Family After July Taxi Crash In Sri Lanka

For Archbold native Cynthia Yoder, AHS ‘79, being thankful is about more than just Thanksgiving.  “For me, being grateful, having a grateful heart, is a good way to live,” she said.  She has much for which to be grateful.& More...

Time To Feast!

The annual Kindergarten Feast, which teaches Archbold kindergarten students about Thanksgiving, was Friday, Nov. 16. More...

 

News

Archbold Stabilized During 2012, Mayor Wyse Reports

The Archbold economy stabilized and improved slightly during 2012, Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, told members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce.  In his year-in-review speech during the Thursday, Nov. More...

Final Vote Count Is November 21

The final, official count of ballots in the Nov. 6 General Election will be conducted by the Fulton County Board of Elections today, Wednesday.  More...

Napoleon Staff Recommends Building New Water Plant, Not Using Fulton County Water

The decision isn’t final, but Jon Bisher, Napoleon city manager, and others are recommending Napoleon not turn to Fulton County for water.  Ron Behm, Napoleon mayor, said Bisher and his staff proposed the plan to build a new water treatmen More...

People

Couple To Wed In Riviera Maya

Melissa Ballmer, Knoxville, Tenn., and Jason Harper, Knoxville, Tenn., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  More...

New Actor Joins ACT In "Death By Chocolate"

Jeff Roth, Pettisville, has previous on-stage experience, but with “Death By Chocolate,” he makes his first appearance in an Archbold Community Theatre production.  Roth has appeared in dramas at his church.  More...

PHS Holds NHS Induction

The Pettisville High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 17 new members during a ceremony, Monday, Nov. 12, in the school auditorium. More...

Opinion

Your Right To Know

A recent letter to this newspaper questioned our decision to publish names and information about the 20 persons who applied for the job of Archbold Area School District superintendent.  There are several reasons for publishing the information.& More...

Another Reason To Be Proud Of Our Students

Win or lose, Archbold and Pettisville citizens are proud of the student athletes from our schools.  They give us many more reasons to be proud than just touchdowns or points scored.  Recently, student-athletes from Archbold, Pettisville and More...

Letter To The Editor

Having owned and trained dogs of numerous breeds off and on over many years, I am confident that the Archbold village council has taken an extremely short-sighted and uneducated position regarding the viciousness of pit bulls.  Any dog can be vi More...