March 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Easter Egg Hunts

Breaking with a severalyear tradition, the Archbold Parks & Recreation Department Easter Egg hunt will be held during daylight hours, Saturday, March 23.  More...

Fairlawn Auction Has Roots In Toledo, Iowa

The Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction, famous throughout the region and in some cases, across the country, had its roots in Toledo and Iowa.  Fern Schrock, a Fairlawn backer most of her life, said when the churches of the Archbold area began to p More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lewis S. Blair

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James E. Bertsche

James E. Bertsche, 91, of Goshen, Ind., died in Goshen, Ind., on Feb. More...

E. Jane Short

E. Jane Short, Archbold, died March 16, 2013, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  A lifelong resident of Fulton County, Jane was born Nov. More...

People

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its second meeting, Thursday, March 14. Enrollment forms need to be turned in at the next meeting and club officers will be elected. More...

Play Donated Game

Jett Baun, 7, rural Archbold, left, and Dale Gautsche, Archbold, play table-top shuffleboard at Wyse Commons, Monday, March 18. The game was donated in memory of Marvin Storrer. More...

Cub Scouts Visit Buckeye

Members of the Tiger Den of Archbold Cub Scout Pack 263 visited the Archbold Buckeye office, Tuesday, March 12, to learn about newspapers and communications. More...

Opinion

Good Sportsmanship

Fans, Players Need To Respect Each Other

Student fans turn their backs to opposing players when being announced– and boo.  A player runs in front of the fans after a game, taunting them.  Adult fans repeatedly scream foulmouthed obscenities at the referees, or yell insults d More...

Secret Disbandment

Fulton County commissioners disbanded the Fulton County Senior Center Advisory Board... More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2003   Dan Montgomery, a PHS grad, Los Angeles, and Bethany Neuenschwander, PHS ‘01 and a Bluffton College student, ran in the Los Angeles Marathon. Bethany is a niece of Dan.  More...

Breaking News - 3/19/2013 7:00 PM

OG WINS DIV. III STATE TITLE

Leipsic falls in D-IV finals

The Ottawa-Glandorf Titans, who won the Div. More...

Wind Turbine Makes Electricity Valued At $10,740

Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told the school board the district wind turbine has generated an estimated $10,740 worth of electricity.  Speaking at the board’s Monday, March 18 meeting, Rex said he can access tur More...

9-11 Memorial Groundbreaking Sunday, April 14

After months of being carried on a trailer, the steel beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center will soon have a permanent home.  The Fulton County 9-11 Memorial Committee will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 pm, Sunday, April 14, at More...

 

News

More Than 66 Register For Kindergarten

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, said more than 66 children registered to attend kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year.  Lambert gave the figure during the Monday, March 18 Archbold Area School Board meeting.  Monday was t More...

eBook Use Jumps At Library

The use of “eBooks,” books which are read on electronic devices, has risen dramatically at Archbold Community Library.  In January, the number of eBooks circulated through the library was up 90% from January 2012. More...

Upgrades At Memorial Park; One Done, One Coming

One upgrade at Memorial Park in Archbold is complete, and another is planned soon.  More...

Public Record

Charges Pending Against Juvenile

A charge of juvenile delinquency by way of domestic violence is pending against an Archbold youth after a Friday, March 8 incident.  Police were called to a residence in Colony Meadows about 4:30 pm that day. More...

Telecommunications Harassment Reported

Two cases of harassment by telecommunications devices were reported to Archbold police recently.  Police were called to a residence in the 400 block of Buckeye Street at 1:11 am, Saturday, March 2, by a 17-year-old who reported receiving threats More...

Archbold Police Log

March 8   11:22 am: Unruly juvenile, Archbold Middle School.  4:30 pm: Domestic violence, Colony Meadows.  5:56 pm: Suspicious person, Colony Meadows.  9:40 pm: Possible sex offense, 500 block Stryker St.  March 9   More...

Sports

Wyse Named First Team All-Ohio In D-III

Cassidy Wyse, a junior on the Archbold girls basketball team, was named First Team All-Ohio in Division III by the Associated Press last week.  She averaged 14.1 points per game and 6.5 rebounds per game this season.  More...

Girls 4x400 Places Fifth

The Archbold girls 4x400-meter relay team placed fifth in Divisions II/III at the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches indoor state track meet, Saturday, March 16, at Akron University. More...

Africentric Falls In State Final

Girls Basketball State Tournament

Columbus Africentric (22- 6), who defeated Archbold in the girls basketball regional finals, finished as state runners up in Division III for 2012-13.  The Nubians were defeated by Anna 67-49, Saturday, March 16, in the championship game.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; offertory, “From the Inside Out,” worship team. More...

Zion Wins Bible Quiz

The Zion Mennonite Church Bible quiz team, “Acted Like a Madman,” faced Lockport’s “Keeper of Madmen” in the finals of the area Bible quiz tournament at Central Mennonit More...

Births

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