September 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fairlawn Addition Could Be Ready On 50th Anniversary

Nanette Buehrer, director of development and community services for the Fairlawn Retirement Community, said the newest addition to the nursing home and retirement campus could be ready for occupancy in February of next year.  In fact, that first More...

2013 AHS Homecoming Court

Members of the 2013 Archbold High School Homecoming Court are, front row, from left: Cody Beldon, senior escort; Jesse Fidler, senior attendant, Jay Miller, king; Marli Fryman, queen; Lauren Stuckey, junior attendant, Matthew Litogot, junior escort. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kay A. Reiniche

June 9, 1940-Sept. 22, 2013

Kay A. Reiniche, age 73, of Stryker, died early Sunday morning in Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. She was born June 9, 1940, in Hillsdale County, Mich., to the late Glen Spencer and Loueze E. (Nichols) Spencer Smith. More...

Klava Jelen

Klava Jelen, 87 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 9, 2013, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon.  Klava lived in Archbold for 16 years after moving from Union, N.J. More...

Marilyn Jeanne Kuhn

Marilyn Jeanne Kuhn died Sept. 12, 2013, in Wauseon.  She was born in Bryan on March 13, 1930, to Mabel and Russell Dierks. More...

Sports

Pettisville Boys Win At OG Invitational

The Pettisville boys cross country team won the Gold Division race at the Ottawa- Glandorf Blue/Gold Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 14.  The Blackbirds finished with 80 points. More...

Streaks Send Apaches Packing

The Fairview Apaches came to Archbold, Friday, Sept. 13, for a non-league football contest.  It wasn’t their lucky night. More...

Blue Streak Boys Soccer Splits Week

The Archbold boys soccer team hosted Swanton, Tuesday, Sept. 10, earning a 2-1 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win.  The Streaks traveled to Maumee, Saturday, Sept. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; offertory, “I See The Lord,” Sara Kinsman, JoAnn Cousino and worship team band; Gretchen Lee, scripture focus. Message, “To Endure: Rev. More...

Water Therapy?

A waterfall is one of the features of a new “therapy courtyard” constructed in conjunction with the addition of a 12-bed rehabilitation center at Fairlawn Haven. More...

What's Going On?

Inez King recently celebrated her 100th birthday.  –––  Gene and Ruth Klopfenstein celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on Sept. 15.  –––  More...

AHS Volleyball Team Forfeits Eight Wins For OHSAA Rules Violations

With the stroke of a pen, the Archbold High School volleyball team went from 8-1 on the season and 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League to 0-9, 0-4 NWOAL after violations of Ohio High School Athletic Association rules-Posted 9.17, 5 pm More...

Archbold Boil Order Lifted

Update-- The boil order issued by the Village of Archbold for Burlington, Elmira, and Pettisville was lifted at 8:45 pm Thursday, Sept. 19. More...

Zoning Change Not Supported By Planning Commission

The Archbold Planning Commission voted against recommending a change in zoning for 15 parcels of property along Short-Buehrer Road at a meeting, Monday, Sept. More...

Food, Fun At Ridgeville Community Day Saturday

Ridgeville Corners residents will host Ridgeville Community Day, Saturday, Sept. More...

Former Exchange Student Returns To Archbold

Rahel Frei, a former Archbold High School foreign exchange student, enjoyed her time in Archbold so much that when an opportunity presented itself, she came back.  Frei left her home in Switzerland for the 2007-08 school year to be a senior at A More...

 

News

Archbold School Enrollment Continues Downward Trend

Based on preliminary, unofficial figures, enrollment in the Archbold Area School District is down, continuing a five-year trend.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said the current enrollment is 1,243, down 15 students, about 1.2%, from the 2012-13 off More...

No Discussion On Tax For County EMA

The possibility of an addition to a property tax levy to support the Fulton County Emergency Management Agency was not discussed at a recent meeting of the EMA executive committee.  The agenda for the Monday, Sept. More...

Protecting And Honoring The Flag

The color guard at the Blue Streak football game, Friday, Sept. 13, included two recent AHS graduates. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 6  1:22 pm: Dog bite, 301 North St.  Sept. 7   12:51 am: Juvenile curfew violation, Circle K, unfounded.  4:46 pm: Threats and/or harassment, advised subject, 400 block E. More...

Dog Warden Cites Two In Village

Brian Banister, Fulton County dog warden, has written citations in connection with two cases in the village of Archbold.  Banister cited Kelly Plassman, 301 North Street, in connection with an altercation between her dog and Kathy S. More...

Police Release Thursday, Friday Crash Reports

Archbold police released reports on two automobile crashes that occurred in the village, Thursday, Sept. 12, and Friday, Sept. 13.  More...

Opinion

Will 2013 Fair Success Lead To Better Days Ahead?

The annual Fulton County Fair was another success, setting attendance records in the process.   More...

Lessons From An Octogenarian Cyclist

Ralph Aschliman may have a lesson for everyone.   Well into his 80s, Aschliman still rides a bicycle, racking up mile after mile– more than 5,000 this year, more than 10,000 in two years.   More...

Letter To The Editor

I’m concerned about what will happen to our community’s retail appearance when we make a Route 66 bypass around Archbold.  I ask any reader to give me one example of a community in Ohio where rerouting the main thoroughfare improved More...