December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Wauseon

Wauseon police are investigating a fatal vehicle-pedestrian crash that occurred about 6:44 am, Friday, Dec. 14 in the 600 block of Enterprise Avenue.In a press release, WPD announced Dariel Morales, 22, Wauseon, had been struck by a vehicle. More...

Pettisville Wind Turbine Blades Go Up Friday

Pettisville School Board members learned that blades for the Pettisville wind turbine are nearing completion and should be installed Friday, Dec. 14.  Board members were given the information during their Monday, Dec. More...

Archbold Wind Turbine Waits For Approval

The Archbold Area School District electricity-generating wind turbine is still waiting on First Energy approval before it can begin generating power.  Joe Long, interim superintendent, said First Energy officials and Marous Brothers, the constru More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mildred Shaffer

Mildred Shaffer, 92, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold.  Mildred was born on Aug. More...

Virginia N. Zedaker

Virginia N. Zedaker, age 94, of Stryker, passed into eternal life on Monday, Dec. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Joan R. Yetter, 83, Defi- ance and formerly of Archbold, died Dec. 8, 2012. Survivors include her husband, Virgil, and one daughter.   More...

People

Couple To Hold Dec. Wedding

Sam and Robin Holsopple, Pettisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Breanna, to Chris Champagne, South Bend, Ind., son of Isaac and Meriel Champagne, Naperville, Ill.  The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Pettisville High School. More...

Frank, Mealer To Marry Dec. 22

Robin and Kevin Stamm, Archbold, and Jeff and Jodi Frank, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Frank, to Brock Mealer, son of Shelly and Jan Stamm, Wauseon, and the late David Mealer.  The bride-elect is a 2006 Archbold Hig More...

Collegiate Connection

Jennifer Lindsay, AHS ‘11, is a member of the Student Senate at Ashland University. A social work major, she is the daughter of John and Janette, Archbold. Lindsay serves as the religious life chair for Student Senate. More...

Opinion

Would More Involvement Solve Festival Vandalism?

The word incredible is defined as so extraordinary as to seem impossible; not credible; hard to believe; unbelievable.  An Archbold police report states two brothers, ages 10 and 14, removed 270 light bulbs from displays in the Festival of Light More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002   The fifth and final phase of Woodland Oaks and extension of storm sewers on South Defiance Street are the two biggest projects on Archbold capital projects list for 2003.  More...

No On Turnpike Lease

Last week, this newspaper published an article about Ohio Farm Bureau opposition to leasing the Ohio Turnpike.  The Farm Bureau is opposed to a lease, but if John Kasich, Ohio governor, decides to lease it, Farm Bureau wants firm agreements, in More...

Match For Maddy

Bone Marrow Drive Is Saturday

If the power of love alone could cure cancer, nine-yearold Madison “Maddy” Lambert wouldn’t have a care in the world.  She has fought leukemia since late 2009, but she hasn’t fought by herself.  Family, friends, cla More...

No Lease For Turnpike

Governor Plans To Sell Bonds Against Tolls

John Kasich, Ohio governor (R), announced his plan to raise cash out of the Ohio Turnpike, Thursday morning, Dec. 13, and it makes remarkably few changes. More...

Grandparents Visit Elementary

Archbold elementary students in the classrooms of Shelly Conway, Kelly Kruse, and Jennifer Allen were visited by grandparents and parents for a special program, Friday, Dec. 7. More...

Two Pettisville Sixth Graders Turn 12 On 12-12-12

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, or 12-12-12.  Such an alignment of numbers only happens one day in a century. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board To Wrap Up Building Project

Administrators in the Pettisville Local School District are working on plans to “wrap up” their new school project.  During the Monday, Dec. More...

Wind Turbine Blades Get Final Touches

Workers from Global Blade Technology, Evansville, Ind., put the finishing touches on the last blade for the Pettisville School District wind turbine. More...

Kasich To Announce Turnpike Plan Thursday

John Kasich, Ohio Governor, will unveil his plan for the Ohio Turnpike tomorrow, Thursday, according to a source close to the office of the governor.  State officials have been studying options to “unlock value” from the toll road to More...

Public Record

Pickup Pulling Trailer Crashes

A pickup truck pulling a trailer, driven by Francis R. Campbell, Jr., 43, Leetonia, crashed on St. Rt. 66 at the curves south of Zone about 1:38 pm, Friday, Dec. More...

Two Boys Charged For Vandalism Of Archbold Festival Of Lights

Two Archbold brothers, ages 10 and 14, are facing charges in Fulton County Juvenile Court after they broke 270 light bulbs among displays in the Festival of Lights over two days.  The two were made to clean up the broken glass and replace the bu More...

Man Convicted Of Concession Stand Break-In

Joseph D. Hart, 20, rural Stryker, was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, in connection with breaking into an Archbold concessions stand in 2011  Hart was originally indicted Sept. 19, 2011, on two counts of breaking and entering. More...

Sports

Streaks Fifth In Fricker’s Duals

Clyde, which finished ninth in Division II in last year’s Ohio High School Athletic Association state wrestling championships, won the inaugural Fricker’s Duals hosted by Archbold High School, Friday and Saturday, Dec. More...

Archbold Girls Beat Fairview, Evergreen; Raise Record To 5-0

The Archbold girls basketball record remains perfect at 5-0 with road victories over Fairview and Evergreen last week.  The Streaks used a 27-4 first-quarter lead to defeat the Apaches 80-36, Tuesday, Dec. 4.  More...

AHS Boys Top Cats 47-42 In OT

Four quarters were not enough for the Archbold-Kalida boys basketball game. With the score tied at 36 after regulation, the Streaks (2-0) outscored the Wildcats 11-6 in overtime to garner a 47-42 non-league victory, Saturday, Dec. 8, at Kalida.  More...

Religion

Archbold Youth Helping At Christmas Cheer

Ben Gericke, Archbold Middle School teacher, said 22 members of the student council helped set up the “store” for the Fulton County Christmas Cheer program on Monday.  Families in need were scheduled to pick from hundreds of food ite More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 29: Tiffany Wilburn, Wauseon, boy; Monica Garcia & Lee Valentine, Napoleon, girl.  Nov. 30: Heather & Jeff Smith, Wauseon, boy.  Dec. 4: Rebecca Eddins, Wauseon, boy.   More...