May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Knierim Hall To Become Marketplace?

The Archbold Planning Commission voted to recommend that Kevin and Janet Knierim be allowed to change their rental banquet hall into a retail marketplace during its Monday, April 22 meeting.  The final decision rests with Archbold Village Counci More...

Fulton County 911 Levy Renewal On Ballot Tuesday

Voters in Fulton County will be asked to renew an almost$ 600,000 property tax levy to support the county 911 emergency dispatch system, Tuesday May 7.  Across the state, voters will go to the polls that day for a spring special election.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kathryn E. “Kate” Bruner

Kathryn E. “Kate” Bruner, age 81, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in her home surrounded by her family. More...

Susan E. Kulka

Susan E. Kulka, age 60, of Jackson, Mich., and formerly of Defiance County, Ohio, passed away Saturday afternoon, May 4, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her family. More...

Claudette Snyder-Dion

Claudette Snyder-Dion was born on April 22, 1935 at home in rural Pettisville, and passed away on April 23, 2013, after battling an aggressive cancer this past year.  She was a daughter of Claude V. More...

People

Tyson Dietrich Named Academic All-Ohio

The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association named Tyson Dietrich, an AHS senior, a Division III Academic All- Ohio standout.  Dietrich has a 3.99 grade- point average. More...

Switzer Receives Academic Honors

Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09 and son of Stephen and Laura, Pettisville, was honored as the Siena Heights University “Outstanding Undergraduate Student” at the university’s annual honors convocation, Friday, April 26.  Two stud More...

Three Local BU Students To Participate In Cross-Cultural Learning Experiences

Bridget Wyse, Jessica Ramirez, and Devin Newman are participating in cross-cultural experiences with other Bluffton University students in May.  Wyse, AHS ‘09 and daughter of Russ and Sandy, Archbold, is in the Gulf Coast region, May 9-26. More...

Opinion

Public Business Not Secret

The Archbold Planning Commission must do the public’s business in the open, rather than in secret.  At an April 18 APC meeting, the owners and operators of Tri-Flo, Inc., a propane gas and agricultural fertilizer business, wanted property More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 23, 2003   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Nick Hudson, Sarah Kinsman with worship team, music, offertory; Jason Coon, Miracle Camp update. Message, “The Mile of a Millimeter,” Jesse Kahler.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

April 19: Harmony Sunday, Defiance, boy; Jamie & John Rupp, Wauseon, boy; Danielle & Donny Blackmer, Fayette, boy.  April 21: Jessica Rivera, Napoleon, boy; Jessica & Eric Demaline, Napoleon, boy.  April 22: Lindsay & Ryan P More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...

Breaking News - 4/30/2013 7:00 PM

9-1-1, Health District Levies Pass

Fulton County 9-1-1 Levy: 2,189 yes, 713 no  Fulton County Health District Levy: 1,957 yes, 931 no  Clinton Township Levy: 242 yes, 66 no  Gorham Township Levy: 48 yes, 19 no  Henry County Hope Services Levy: 1 More...

Plan New County Wastewater Plant Near Delta?

While Fulton County commissioners are exploring the possibility of a $15 million county water system, they are also considering a $7 million wastewater treatment plant for the industrial corridor near Delta.  The proposed wastewater treatment pl More...

Sauder Village Quilt Show Opens

Tami Miller, left, and Paula King, both of Pettisville, were among several women who volunteered to prepare the Sauder Village Quilt Show on Monday. More...

 

News

Local Industry Granted Variance

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals granted a zoning variance to Frozen Specialties, Inc., to construct an addition onto the north side of its plant.  The board okayed the variance at its Thursday, April 18 meeting.  Tom Franz, director of More...

Farmers “Comfortably Patient,” Richer Says

Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said county farmers are “comfortably patient,” waiting for their fields to dry enough to begin spring planting.  But, they may become anxious if rain predicted for the end of t More...

Henry County Voters To Decide Hope Services

Voters in Henry County, including Freedom and Ridgeville townships, will be asked to replace a two-mill property tax levy for Hope Services when they go to the poles Tuesday, May 7.  Hope Services is the operating name of the Henry County Board More...

Public Record

Johnson Convicted In Bench Trial

Robert E. Johnson III, 29, has been found guilty of grand theft and two counts of burglary in a bench trial in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday and Thursday, April 17- 18. More...

Archbold Police Log

April 22   1:24 pm: Smoke alarm, 300 block North Pointe Dr., okay.  2:56 pm: Peace keep, 300 block W. Lutz Rd.  9:25 pm: Assault report, 200 block Lafayette St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

April 5   11:33 pm: Fox Chase, medical, no transport.  April 6   12:10 am: 300 block W. Holland St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  5:58 pm: Fairlawn Haven, trauma, transported to FCHC.  April 8   More...

Sports

Streaks Fourth At Diller Invitational

PHS Boys 5th, Girls 14th

The Archbold track teams both placed fourth in the Diller Invitational at Ayersville High School, Saturday, April 27.  The Pettisville boys team finished fifth, while the PHS girls team was 14th.  Liberty Center won the girls meet with 110 More...

AHS Softball Raises Record To 16-1

The Archbold softball team, ranked third in Division III by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association in its first weekly poll, won four games last week while playing a suspended game with Stryker, Tuesday, April 23.  More...

Streaks Sweep Tri-Meet With Pettisville, Delta

The Archbold boys and girls track teams outpaced their Pettisville and Delta competitors in a tri-meet, Tuesday, April 23, at Pettisville.  The Blue Streak girls won with 92 points. More...