January 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

AHS Boys Soccer Team Academic All-Ohio

The Archbold High School boys soccer team received a 2012 Academic All-Ohio award. More...

Brothers Who Vandalized Festival Of Lights To Perform 50 Hours Of Community Service

The two boys who vandalized the Festival of Lights will do community service.  That’s the outcome of a mediation involving the boys, their mother, Archbold Parks & Recreation, the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, and Jay Budde.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Arden Dale “Ardie” Grime

Arden Dale “Ardie” Grime, age 79, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, after a brief illness. More...

Herman Riley “Butch” Shepard

Herman Riley “Butch” Shepard, age 66, of Archbold, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at St. More...

Harold M. Merillat

Harold M. Merillat, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2013, in his home.  He was born Jan. 27, 1922, in Archbold, the son of Grover Cleveland and Lena (Rupp) Merillat.  He married Helen Clingaman on Jan. More...

People

2013 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Pettisville High School celebrates its basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Ayersville, Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Ball Joins Fort Wayne Television Station

Dan Ball, a 1993 Archbold High School graduate, has joined WFFT-TV in Fort Wayne, Ind., as the new news director and main anchor for the 10 pm newscast. More...

Honor Students

Nicholas Cassidy, AHS ‘12, son of Hal and Cyndi; Jonathon Lantz, AHS ‘12, son of Ron and Dianne; and Zachary Pursel, PHS ‘12, son of Amy and Terry Miller and Bill Pursel, were named to the president’s list for the 2012 fall se More...

Opinion

Rethink Ohio Turnpike Deal

Just because John Kasich, Ohio governor, a Republican, has a plan to leverage the Ohio Turnpike for more money doesn’t mean it will happen.  The Ohio legislature, controlled by Republicans, could stand up to “King Kasich” and s More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. More...

AHS Wrestlers Advance To Regional Semifinals

The Archbold wrestling team defeated Fairview 61-18 in the Division III Region 17-A regional quarterfinals of the 2013 OHSAA wrestling team tournament, Wednesday, Jan. 23, at AHS. More...

PHS Soccer Team Earns GPA Award

Members of the 2012 Pettisville boys soccer team received the team GPA award from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. The team GPA must be better than 3.0 to qualify. More...

Blue Streak Defense Smothers PH In Battle Of State-Ranked Teams

It was a girls basketball battle everyone was waiting for.  Archbold, ranked fourth in Division III by the Associated Press with only one loss, entered the House of Heat to play undefeated Patrick Henry, ranked fourth in Div. IV, Thursday, Jan. More...

Home Near Pettisville Burns Mon. Night, Family Displaced

A rural Pettisville family is staying with relatives after a wood-burning stove started a fire in the home, Monday night, Jan. More...

 

News

2012 Municipal Tax Collection Up 4.6%

For the second time in the last six years, the Archbold municipal income tax brought in more than the preceding year.  Village council was presented the information at its Monday, Jan. More...

Tech Help For Jessica

Brent Gnagey, technology director for the Archbold Area School District, sets up Jessica Lindsay’s iPad tablet computer at Archbold High School, Thursday, Jan. 17. More...

E-Books “On Fire,” Library Board Learns

E-books, books that can be checked out of the Archbold Community Library and read on a tablet computer, are “on fire,” a member of the library board said. The board learned e-book circulation is up 128% at its Wednesday, Jan. More...

Public Record

Police Look Into Report Of Menacing

Archbold police are looking into a case of aggravated menacing that allegedly took place at the Frozen Specialties plant between Friday, Jan 4, and Friday, Jan. More...

Boy Arrested For Domestic Violence

A 14-year-old Archbold boy has been arrested and charged with juvenile delinquency by way of domestic violence, an Archbold police report states.  The report states between 7:25 and 7:30 am, Friday, Jan. More...

Businesses Report Thefts

Two Archbold businesses filed theft reports with Archbold police recently.  The Dollar General store filed a report on Thursday, Jan. 10.  At about 3:41 pm, Sunday, Jan. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Capture Fourth Straight Chuck Forward Duals

Archbold used a dominating performance to win the 24th annual Chuck Forward Duals, Saturday, Jan. 19, at Archbold High School.  The host finished with a perfect 5-0 record. More...

Vikes, Bears No Match For Streak Grapplers

It was a dominating performance as the Archbold wrestlers traveled to Evergreen and came home with two Northwest Ohio Athletic League victories, Thursday, Jan. More...

Streaks Drop Patriots, Pirates

The Archbold boys basketball team picked up its third Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory, Friday, Jan. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Sam Andres, worship leader; Sarah Kinsman, scripture; worship team, offertory, “Ten Thousand Reasons.” Message, “6 Ways That Hinder,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 10: Rene St Clair, Wauseon, girl.  Jan. 11: Danielle Haley, Wauseon, boy.  Jan. 12: Sarah & Ren Ackerman, Pettisville, boy.  Jan. More...

Organizations

Single & Parenting  Single & Parenting group, Wednesdays beginning Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m., North Clinton Mennonite Church, 831 W. Linfoot St., Wauseon.  Paid Announcement  CARD OF THANKS  More...