January 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug Testing For Archbold Students?

A committee of Archbold school administrators, teacher-coaches, parents, and students are studying a program to test students for drug use.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, told the school board during its Monday, Jan. More...

Lydia Clark Is Buckeye First Baby

Lydia Jane Clark, daughter of Josh and Cindy, Archbold, is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2014. She was born at 8:41 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon. Lydia weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 21 inches long. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Herbert J. and Helen R. Grime

Herbert J. and Helen R. (Eisel) Grime, of Archbold, passed away five days apart.  Herb passed on Jan. 7, in their home, and Helen passed away on Jan. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 3   8:42 pm: Domestic trouble, Colony Meadows.  10:02 pm: Domestic trouble, 817 West St.  Jan. 4   4:06 am: Loud noise, East Gardens, unable to locate.  1:06 pm: Dog left outside, 600 block N. Defiance St.  More...

Vehicle Owner Identified

Archbold police released the name of the owner of a third vehicle vandalized in the village during the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.  She is Heather Merillat, rural Wauseon.  Her 1999-model SUV was in the care of Drew M. More...

Man Cited After Noise Complaint

Jesse V. Whitehead, 23, East Gardens, was issued a summons to appear in court on a charge of making an unreasonable noise between the hours of 11 pm and 7 am.  Police were called to East Gardens at 2:03 am, Sunday, Jan. More...

Sports

Bulldogs Bite Blue Streaks Twice

The Archbold boys basketball team (7-3, 2-1 NWOAL) suffered a pair of losses last week.  The Streaks dropped their first league contest at Swanton 39-36, Friday Jan. 10, and fell to Elida (8-2) 67-56, Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Thunderdome. More...

AHS Wrestlers Fourth At Marion Invitational

Archbold traveled to Marion, Friday and Saturday, Jan. More...

Rychener Beats Buzzer To Sink Stryker 50-48

Every basketball player dreams of sinking a shot to beat the clock and win the game.  Pettisville senior Korben Rychener did just that, Thursday, Jan. More...

Religion

Bible Quiz Gets Underway

The 46th year of Northwest Ohio Bible Quizzing got underway with its first meet, Sunday, Jan. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; “Holy,” “Revelation Song,” worship team, offertory. Message, “Identifies,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Monday, Jan. 20, 12-6 pm, Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon.  Agriculture Education   More...

Breaking News - 1/14/2014 7:00 PM

Illinois Man Killed In Turnpike Crash

Christopher L. Gasper, 26, Orland Hills, Ill., was pronounced dead at the scene of a three-vehicle crash on the Ohio Turnpike near the 25-mile marker westbound about 2:14 pm, Thursday, Jan. 16. More...

Delta Woman Turned Away By Private Ambulance Services

Stella Black of Delta found herself in a jam.  Her 88-year-old mother, Ruth Jenkins, lives with her and her husband. More...

Schools Out Of Calamity Days

Archbold Will Have To Make Up Days

As of the end of last week, the Archbold and Pettisville school districts have each been closed due to weather for seven days.  Heavy snow and dangerously cold temperatures struck Northwest Ohio starting Sunday, Jan. 5. More...

Sheriff Department Offers New Alert System

If bad weather closes Fulton County roads again, you can find out about it on your phone.  Rich Kilgour, 911 coordinator of the Fulton County Sheriff Department, said FCSD now offers text-based informational alerts sent as emails, or as text mes More...

 

News

Rick Graber Joins Pettisville School Bd.

Rick Graber was sworn in as the newest member of the Pettisville School Board at its annual organizational meeting, Monday, Jan. 13. Graber replaces Dan Sauder, who chose not to run for reelection. More...

Park Board Learns About Scout Cabin Renovations

Renovations are progressing at the Archbold Scout Cabin, Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, told members of the Archbold Park Board during its Wednesday, Jan. 8 meeting. More...

Archbold School Board Holds Secret Session

The Archbold Area School Board met behind closed doors for about 50 minutes during its Monday, Jan. 13 meeting. More...

People

Pep Band In Action

Members of the Archbold High School Pep Band performed for the crowd during the AHS vs. Fairview boys basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, in the Thunderdome. More...

Honor Students

Grace Diller, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall term at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C.  Students must earn at least a 3.0 gpa to qualify. More...

Honor Students

Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester at Northwest State Community College, Archbold.  Sutdents must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. A * denotes a 4.0 grade point average.  Archbold   More...

Opinion

AHS Football, Boys Soccer Players Tops On And Off The Field

Archbold High School studentathletes have again recorded another remarkable success, as they’ve proved themselves in the classroom and in athletics. More...

TAXES Your Civic Duty

Two things in life are inevitable: death and taxes.   As Americans, we may not fear death, but we’ll do anything possible to avoid paying taxes.   We cook up elaborate tax-avoidance schemes. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. More...

Recipe Corner

Florentine Cookies

4 tablespoons butter or butter substitute 1/3 cup honey 12 maraschino cherries, stems removed, patted dry and quartered 1/4 cup pine nuts 1 cup sliced almonds Zest of 1 large orange, finely grated 2 tables More...