February 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Graber Named Administrative Assistant At Pettisville Schools

The Pettisville School Board named Debra Graber as a new administrative assistant at the school during its Monday, Feb. More...

Archbold School Board Special Meeting Today

Chris Ziegler, chief fiscal officer of the Archbold Area School District, announced the district school board will hold a special meeting at 4 pm today, Wednesday, in the high school conference room.  The purpose is to discuss and approve a rene More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jack C. Planson

Jack C. Planson, age 54, of Stryker, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Defiance Area Hospice. More...

Phyllis A. Roth

Phyllis A. Roth, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born Jan. 3, 1920, at Stryker, the daughter of Cletus and Elizabeth (Wyse) Aschliman.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 1   2:20 pm: Drug paraphernalia found, 100 block S. Lincoln, items scheduled for destruction.  More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Thunderbolt Holdings, Port Washington, N.Y., plaintiff vs Margaret Dick, Swanton, defendant. Other civil.  Damiann Mahlman, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Ruth Moore, Wauseon, defendant. More...

Area Woman Serious After Thursday Crash

A Defiance woman was hospitalized in serious condition as of Friday afternoon following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. 6 and Henry Co. Rd. 24 about 1:55 pm, Thursday, Feb. More...

Opinion

Rise In Fatal Crashes Calls For More Action

Because fatal traffic crashes in Fulton County more than doubled in 2012, more action on all fronts is needed.  It is too easy to dismiss last year’s rash of traffic deaths as just random events, about which nothing can be done. More...

Old Photo Corner

Harrison Lake is a manmade lake. In the beginning (1940s) it did not look promising. The surroundings were not beautiful. Today it is a beautiful sanctuary of nature any day of the year. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: young adult praise band, prelude; mens quartet, offertory; Dave Schrock, worship leader; Mark Beck, song leader. Message, “Networking,” Gloria Beck.  Wednesday: MYF.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Organizations

HOPE  Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.  OPERS  Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Feb. 2: Gabriela Barajas, Wauseon, boy.  Feb. 3: Nicole & Derek Distol, Napoleon, girl.  Feb. 6: Pamela & Jacob Young, Delta, boy; Leslie Moose & Adam Camp, Swanton, boy.  Feb. More...

Bailey Mayer Sings At Presidential Inauguration

Some always knew that Bailey Mayer’s musical talents would take her places.  And they did, right to Washington, D.C., where she performed as a member of the Lee University Festival Choir during the second inauguration of Barack Obama, U.S. More...

Archbold Scores Big In Proposed Ohio Budget

Pettisville, Fayette Schools Receive No Increase

The State of Ohio funding formula proposed for the next two fiscal years shows the Archbold Area School District receiving an additional $862,000.  But Pettisville schools won’t get any additional money.  Over two years, the school fi More...

 

News

Siebenmorgen Named To State Association Leadership Position

Paul S. Siebenmorgen, president and chief executive officer of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, has been elected to serve as vice chairman of the Ohio Bankers League board of directors in 2013.  More...

Pettisville 100-Day

Kindergarteners at Pettisville Elementary School celebrated the annual 100-Day tradition, Wednesday, Feb. 6. More...

Pettisville FFA Alumni Wins First Place Award

The Pettisville FFA Alumni won first place in the Agricultural Education Promotional Award area during the 41st Ohio FFA Alumni Convention in Columbus, Saturday, Jan. More...

People

Jacob Grime Receives Pin

Jacob Grime, Archbold, was recently bestowed an honorary pin by the nursing department of Owens Community College for his academic achievements specific to registered nursing.  The pinning ceremony is part of a traditional nursing practice, whic More...

Honor Student

David Lauber, Archbold, was named to the 2012 dean’s list for the fall semester at Columbus Sate Community College.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Earn Degrees

Makenzie Frank, Archbold, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio State University during commencement exercises in December 2012.  Brittany Seiler, Fayette, received a Bachelor of Arts degree.   More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Win NWOAL Title Outright

Even though Delta didn’t hit a field goal the entire first half, Archbold led by only seven points going into the locker room before pulling out a 45-33 Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball victory, Thursday, Feb. More...

AHS Girls Beat Springfield 67-40

The Archbold girls basketball team had an 18-4 edge after one period before going on to defeat Springfield 67- 40, Monday, Feb. More...

Bid For State Berth Falls Short As Panthers Defeat Streak Wrestlers

Two of Ohio’s best smallschool wrestling teams converged in the Thunderdome, Wednesday, Feb. More...