January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pettisville Considers Extra Homework For Make-Up Days

On the same day John Kasich, Ohio governor, suggested allowing school districts more snow days, the Pettisville Local School Board passed a measure that could make up the time through extra homework.  At a Monday, Jan. More...

Wind & Snow

Wind-driven snow created unusual snowdrift sculptures along Co. Rd. 19 north of Pettisville, Saturday, Jan. 25. Wind from the west, blowing around the evergreen trees, piled snow on the east side. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Willard James Frey

Willard James Frey, born June 20, 1924, died Jan. 21, 2014, at age 89.   He was born to Edward B. and Fannie (Rupp) Frey in Fulton County, Ohio.  He was married to Delores Ann (Short) on Aug. More...

Marjorie Mae Baus

Marjorie Mae Baus, 95, born Feb. 12, 1918, passed away at Signature Health Care in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Sunday, Jan. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Frederick E. Wells, 70, Archbold, and formerly of Delta, died Jan. 22, 2014. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Sports

Streak Wrestlers Move On To Regional Semifinals Of Dual Team Tournament

Vikings, Apaches No Match For Archbold

Archbold High School was the site for the opening round of the Division III Region 17-A regional quarterfi- nals of the state dual team tournament, Wednesday, Jan. More...

AHS Grapplers Win Thunderbird Invite

Archbold competed in the 38-team Thunderbird Invitational at Lima Central Catholic High School, Friday and Saturday, Jan. More...

Streaks Secure Share Of NWOAL Title

Archbold secured at least a share of its 13th Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball title with a 63-46 victory at Wauseon, Thursday, Jan. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; offering music, “Overcome” and “Holy,” worship team. Message, “Change,” Jesse Kahler.  West Clinton Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 16: Jennifer & Adam Moehrman, McClure, girl.  Jan. 17: Jamie & Benjamin Sly, Fayette, boy; Lindsey & Byron Bevard, Pettisville, girl.  Jan. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education   Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Lynn Roth, 3-D printers.  German Lutheran Heritage   More...

Hungry Birds

Birds compete for a spot on bird feeders maintained by Doug King, of the Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community, Sunday, Jan. 26. More...

Acclaimed Orchestra Conductor Hails From Ridgeville Corners

Douglas Meyer is a worldrecognized musical conductor, even praised by reviewers in Germany, one of the places that gave birth to classical music.  With a doctorate degree in music he travels the nation, and the world, leading symphonies and orch More...

 

News

Phelps, Liechty Leads In "On Golden Pond"

Bill Phelps and Nona Liechty, Archbold, have been cast in the lead roles of the Archbold Community Theatre production of “On Golden Pond.”  While most are familiar with the 1981 movie starring Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, &ldqu More...

Johnson Honored For Work With Fair

Curtis Johnson, rural Fayette, was honored with the Innovation and Excellence Award from the Ohio Fair Managers Association during a recent convention in Columbus for his service to the Fulton County Fair.  He was one of eight persons honored. More...

Siebenmorgen To Head Banking Group

Paul S. More...

Public Record

File Domestic Charge Against Local Man

Jerod Ray Yedica, 24, 100 West Barre Road, was arrested and charged with domestic violence on Monday, Jan. 20, an Archbold police report states. More...

Fayette Man Charged With Possession

Eli A. Doehrman, 24, Fayette, was issued a summons to appear in Fulton County Western District Court on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. More...

Archbold Assists With Wauseon House Fire

Two Archbold fire trucks and eight firefighters were part of the response to a house fire near Wauseon, Sunday, Jan. 26. Rick Sluder, Wauseon Fire Department chief, said firefighters were called to a structure fire at 12315 Co. Rd. E at 5:17 am. More...

Opinion

Legislators Should Turn Attention To Real Issues

Recently, Jim Hughes, a state senator from Columbus, proposed that Ohio designate an official country music group.   Ohio is a great state, filled with great people, but faces many, many challenges. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

So much snow fell during the Blizzard of 1978 that only the rooftops of some cars could be seen. Almost 22 inches of snow fell in Archbold from Jan. 25-28, with winds of up to 70 mph. More...

Recipe Corner

Glamour Popcorn

Freshly popped popcorn Popcorn seasoning Edible glitter for baking Popcorn butter spritzer Festive candy, dried fruit, nuts  After popping the popcorn and adding your favorite seasoning, lay popcorn out on a baking sheet lined with parchment pap More...