November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

The Agony Of Defeat

Blue Streaks Lee Klinger (73), Hayden Galvan (74), and Jacob Wagner (50) react in disbelief after Liberty Center's Kaleb Pohlman hit the game-winning field goal with three seconds left to defeat Archbold 23-21, Friday, Nov. More...

ADAMhs Board Levy Passes

Voters in the four-county area of Fulton, Defiance, Henry and Williams passed a renewal of a property tax levy for the Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services during the Tuesday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dorothy Caroline Thieroff

Dorothy C. (Leaders) Thieroff, of Defiance, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 2, 2013, in the care of the Defiance CHP Hospice Center and family.  She was born on Jan. 28, 1920, in Henry County, Ohio to Frederick and Grace (Keehn) Leaders. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Louetta M. Miller, 89, Archbold, died Nov. 4, 2013. More...

Public Record

Amelia Garmyn Seeks Seat In Custody Decision

Amelia Garmyn, 17, originally from Archbold, has appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court for a chance to be in the courtroom when child custody hearings about her are heard.  But the court decision probably won’t impact her. More...

Theft Cases Reported

Two theft cases were reported to Archbold police recently.  Jenale M. More...

Archbold Woman Gets Two-Day Sentence

Laure Centers-Apt, 40, Archbold, was sentenced, Friday, Nov. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Fall To Coldwater In Regional Volleyball Semifinal

Coldwater knocked Archbold (14-12) out of the Division III regional semifinals for the second straight year, defeating the Streaks in three games, 26-24, 25-19, 25-15, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Leppelmeier 36th At State Cross Country

Alexa Leppelmeier, a freshman at Pettisville, finished 36th in the Division III girls state cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. 2, at Hebron.  She ran the race in 19 minutes, 58.09 seconds.  More...

Gerig Named NWOAL Volleyball Player Of Year

Becca Gerig, an AHS senior, was named the Northwest Ohio Athletic League volleyball Player of the Year for the 2013 season.  Joining her teammate on the First Team was Desi Newman. More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2013 7:00 PM

Murder Charges Against West Virginia Men Dismissed

Charges have been dismissed against three men who are suspected in the 1999 murder of two West Viginia women. More...

Fricke Sent To Prison Reception Center

William “Bill” Fricke, former owner of the now-defunct Archbold Elevator, has been moved to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections reception center in Orient. More...

Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Begins For Archbold

Archbold took what was actually the second step toward a 2016 sesquicentennial celebration at the Archbold Community Library, Monday night, Oct. More...

Donkey Basketball At Pettisville

Basketball, played on donkeys, is an old tradition in the Midwest, and it’s still worth a million laughs. Donkeys invaded the Pettisville Junior High Gym, Friday night, Nov. 1. More...

Area Farmers Gather To Aid Local Family In Distress

Farm families have a long tradition of coming to the aid of their neighbors in troubled times.  That was proven again last week, when as many as 100 area farmers and farm family members gathered to harvest the crops of Curt Nofziger, rural Archb More...

 

News

Council Remains Committed To Water Conservation

Archbold Village Council voted to promote water quality by paying farmers to perform conservation at its Monday, Nov. 4 meeting.  Council was reminded no one responded to the Archbold offer during the preceding year.  More...

Spengler Field Bleachers Under Review, Says Rex

Aaron Rex, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, said district officials are considering the possible replacement of or upgrades to the bleachers at Spengler Field.  “We have had it in our longterm planning to update the ble More...

Stuckey Plays Linkletter In Dec. ACT Show

David Stuckey of Archbold will play the role of Art Linkletter in the coming Archbold Community Theatre production of “Kids Say The Darndest Things.”  The play is based on a book written from a popular segment on Linkletter’s t More...

People

FFA News

Members of the Archbold FFA chapter attended the Fulton County Soils contest near Pettisville, Friday, Sept. 27. The two areas of Soil Judging are evaluating the land for Rural and Urban uses. More...

Tinsman Earns Academic Honors

Chandler Tinsman, AHS ‘12, was honored for academic excellence at the annual Bowdoin College Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony, Friday, Oct. 25. Bowdoin College is in Brunswick, Maine. More...

Earns Scholarship

Adrian Ramirez, AHS ‘12 and a Bluffton University sophomore, received a $2,400 UPS scholarship for the academic year through the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges. A criminal justice major, he is a son of Benito and Alejandra. More...

Opinion

Archbold Elevator Case Unfortunate

There is nothing to celebrate about the 34-month prison sentence handed down against William “Bill” Fricke, former owner of Archbold Elevator, Inc., by James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge,   The case is the opposite More...

Bryan Mayor Johnson Got It Wrong

Douglas Johnson, mayor of the City of Bryan, made a mistake, as do many politicians across America. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003   If there is a common theme that runs through the life of Elvin D. More...

Religion

FCCLA Holds District Rally

Members of the Pettisville Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America traveled to St. John’s Church, Archbold, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Organizations

Bereavement Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Spiritual leader: Dolores Spieles. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Nov. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; “Christ is Risen,” “Your Grace Finds Me,” worship team, offertory. Message, “Missions Engagement: Engaged Locally,” Jesse Kahler. More...