January 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

$60 Million Water Plant Not Planned

Despite what was reported in the minutes of the Monday, Jan. 21 meeting of the Fulton County Commissioners, there are no plans to build a new $60 million water treatment plant for Archbold and Wauseon.  More...

Academic All-Ohio

Three seniors on the AHS girls soccer team received the Academic All-Ohio award as individuals from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dale H. Pape

Dale H. Pape, age 87, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Community Health Professionals-Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

Opal M. Lauber

Opal M. Lauber, age 87, of Pettisville, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement, Opal had worked as a secretary for Toledo Edison in Wauseon, for many years.Opal was born in Pettisville on Nov. More...

Arden Dale “Ardie” Grime

Arden Dale “Ardie” Grime, age 79, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Jan. More...

People

Couple Resides In Toledo

Gail Marie Rasor and Christopher James Graber exchanged wedding vows, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Cairo United Methodist Church, Cairo.  Greg Coleman was the officiating pastor. More...

Sauder, McClarren To Marry Feb. 16

Mike and Pam Sauder, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melinda, Archbold, to Isaac McClarren, Wauseon, son of Judd and Becky, Wauseon.  The bride-elect will graduate from Northwest State Community College in May 2013 with a nu More...

AHS Team Third In Civics Competition

The Archbold High School We the People team finished third in statewide competition, Friday, Jan. 25, in Columbus.  We the People is a civics education program designed to teach the history, philosophies and evolution of the U.S. More...

Opinion

Why We Publish Campaign Finance Reports

Some readers of this newspaper question why we publish an analysis of county-level campaign finance reports. On the surface, they seem to be filled with minute details of no real interest.  More...

Wind Turbines And No Wind

Last week, all of the players in the Archbold-Pettisville wind turbine saga were on hand for the final test, the last step before the multimillion dollar turbines would begin paying off on the promises made on their behalf.  And there was no win More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

A special pony cart was constructed for Jane and Andrew Murbach in the early 1940s to be hitched to their pet pony, Molly. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Brownie Party Pops  Brownies:  Canola oil spray 1/2 cup canola oil 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup semiswe More...

Breaking News - 1/29/2013 7:00 PM

Streaks Advance To Regional Wrestling Final

Archbold has advanced to the Region 17 final of the Ohio High School Athletic Association Wrestling Team Tournament.  The Streaks defeated Liberty Center 54-21 in the first round of the Region 17-A regional semifinals, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Lack Of Wind Prevents Final Turbine Test

Everything was in place last week for the final test to prove that the Archbold and Pettisville electricitygenerating wind turbines were ready to start producing power.  Everything, that is, except the wind.  More...

Use Turnpike Cash To Rebuild CR 24 Corridor?

A project to rebuild the Co. Rd. More...

 

News

Barnaby Outspends Thatcher In County Commissioner Race

Paul Barnaby, incumbent Fulton County commissioner (R), raised, and spent more money than Becky Thatcher, who challenged him for the seat in the November 6, 2012 general election.  The information was revealed in campaign finance reports both ca More...

School District Tax Valuation Down

The total taxable value of the Archbold Area School District dropped 1.58% between 2011 and 2012, down to $196,012,010.  The information was presented to the Archbold Area School Board at its Monday, Jan. 7 meeting.  More...

Sheriff Reveals Special Patrols This Weekend

Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, announced deputies will conduct a High Visibility Enforcement Patrol this weekend.  Deputies will conduct extra patrols looking for drunk drivers, those driving while licenses are suspended, and seatbelt violat More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 17   1:52 pm: A truck, driven by Allen J. More...

Semi Knocks Down Wire, Cuts Power

A semi apparently struck a wire, knocking out power at the Archbold Family Care Home, 109 West Barre Rd.  A woman working at the care home said at about 4:15 pm Monday, Jan. More...

Archbold Man Indicted Jan. 14

Allen M. Pedigo, 21, Archbold, was one of 11 persons indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Jan. 14, a press release from Scott A. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Share Of NWOAL Title With Victory Over Wauseon

The Archbold girls basketball team guaranteed itself at least a share of its 12th Northwest Ohio Athletic League title with a 62- 48 victory over Wauseon, Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Thunderdome.  The Streaks are 7-0 in the NWOAL. More...

Blue Streaks Survive Battle With Indians

Looking to stay alive in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title hunt, Archbold jumped out to an 18-3 firstquarter lead at Wauseon, Friday, Jan. More...

Defiance Tops AHS Boys 51-45

The Defiance Bulldogs, under Kirk Lehman, head coach, rolled into Archbold on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Saturday, Feb. 2, 9 am- 2 pm, Harley-Davidson, 862 American Road, Napoleon. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Florida Breakfast February 25 For Area Residents

Archbold and former Archbold residents in the Bradenton, Fla. area will gather for the annual Archbold Breakfast at 9 am, Monday, Feb. 25, at the Christian Retreat Cafeteria, Bradenton, Fla. More...