February 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Talks About Swap Of Co. Rd. 24 And St. Rt. 66

Archbold Village Council spent about 45 minutes discussing the proposed upgrade of Co. Rd. 24 to become St. Rt. 66 at the end of its Monday, Feb. 17 meeting.  It was during that discussion that Jim Wyse, mayor, said the relocation of St. Rt. More...

Hughes Pleads To Conspiracy Charge

David Hughes, 58, formerly of Archbold, has entered into a plea agreement in connection with the murder case that resulted from the 1999 disappearance of two West Virginia women.  Michael Smith, prosecutor for Lewis County, W. More...

IGLOO OF ICE BUILT BY SKATES

Usually, when a youngster makes something in the snow, it’s a snowman, or perhaps a snow fort.  Baden Skates, 10, Pettisville, used his imagination and had fun. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Shirley Ann Lersch

Shirley Ann Lersch, age 77, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, Feb. 18, 2014, at Mercy-St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. Prior to her retirement, she had been an elementary and junior high school teacher for many years. More...

Kenneth W. Drittler

Kenneth W. Drittler, age 75, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

Mary L. Beck

Mary L. Beck, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she lived the last year.  She was born Jan. 18, 1929, near Stryker, to the late Myron and Herma (Short) Schmucker. More...

People

Crown Of 100

Kylerr Beavers, an Archbold first grader, wears her 100 Day crown while working on a project related to the number 100 during the school’s 100 Day celebration, Thursday, Feb. 13.– photo by David Pugh More...

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester at Bluffton University: Andrea Allan*, Hannah Holsopple, Matthew Mc- Coy*, Eliot Nofziger*, Adrian Ramirez, Jessica Ramirez, Kaihle Sauder*, Hannah Short*, Laura Sho More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club will have its first meeting, Monday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.–Peggy Kruse, head advisor ----- The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club will have its first meeting, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Opinion

Co. Rd. 24

A Very Hard Decision

Fulton and Henry county commissioners got an earful from opponents about moving St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 during a Thursday, Feb. 13 public hearing. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004  Liechty Farm Equipment recently purchased Grand Rental Station, 1335 North Shoop Ave., Wauseon.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, music and offertory. Message, “The Need Is Gone,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Feb. 6: Brittany Jones, Swanton, girl; Jessica & Troy Hoffman, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 7: Brandy & Jason Beck, Archbold, girl.  Feb. 10: Emlee Sprague, Delta, girl.  Feb. More...

Organizations

Mental Health   Mental health support group, Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.  Mood Disorders   More...

Breaking News - 2/18/2014 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL

Archbold 61, Fairview 27

Archbold sprinted out to an 18-9 lead on its way to a 61-27 Div. III sectional championship victory over Fairview, Saturday Feb. 22, at Defiance High School. More...

Breaking News - 2/18/2014 7:00 PM

PRICE WINS DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP

Jaramillo finishes second, Day third, Parsley fourth. More...

Breaking News - 2/18/2014 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV SECTIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL

Pettisville 45, Stryker 41

Down 27-19 at the half, Pettisville came back to take a 33-32 lead with 6:13 left in the fourth and held on to defeat Stryker 45-41, Saturday, Feb. More...

Kill Rt. 66 Move, Public Says

Commissioners Okay $1.5 Million Study Over Opposition

In spite of opposition from more than a dozen people, Fulton and Henry County commissioners voted to proceed with a study to upgrade Co. Rd. 24 to become the new St. Rt. More...

Council Approves Co. Rd. 24 Contract

Archbold Village Council approved entering into a contract for the feasibility study of upgrading Co. Rd. 24.  The action came during its Monday, Feb. More...

 

News

Radiothon To Top Goal for 2014

Nanette Buehrer, Archbold Rotary Club president, and Brett Kahrs, president of Wauseon Rotary, on the air during the 40th Fulton County Heart Radiothon, Thursday, Feb. 13. More...

Tearing Down Buildings Could Improve Intersection

Demolishing a building on either one, or both, corners of North Defiance and Stryker streets could make it easier for semis to get through the intersection.  That’s what Bob Seaman, village engineer, said in an interview following the Mond More...

Archbold Police Getting New SUV

The Archbold Police Department will be getting a new Ford Utility Police Interceptor.  Village Council approved purchasing the sport-utility style vehicle during its Monday, Feb. More...

Public Record

Woman From High Speed Chase Enters Guilty Plea

Kimberly Bridwell, 53, of Walkerton, Ind., who led Fulton County Sheriff deputies on a nearly 100 mile-perhour chase, has been sentenced.  She entered a guilty plea and was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Friday, Feb. More...

Jewelry Stolen

Brittany L. Thatcher, 24, 708 N. Defiance St., told Archbold police items valued at about $1,300 were stolen from her residence.  The report states the items were taken sometime between Jan. 27 and 29. More...

Holland Woman's Body Discovered In County; Death Ruled Homicide

The body of a Holland woman was found in a car parked in a field in Royalton Township, a press release from the Fulton County Sheriff Department states. Roy Miller, sheriff, said at about 7:41 am, Saturday, Feb. More...

Sports

Price, Day, Jaramillo Win Sectional Titles

Nine Blue Streaks Advance To District Tournament

The journey to Columbus began at Archbold High School as the 2014 Division III sectional tournament took place Friday and Saturday, Feb. More...

Blue Streak Girls Fall To OG, Beat Holgate

In a battle of state-ranked Division III girls basketball teams, seventh-ranked Ottawa Glandorf outscored fourthranked Archbold 28-16 in the second half to take home a 40- 28 victory, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Archbold Boys Top Napoleon

Archbold traveled to Napoleon, Saturday, Feb. 15 to close out its non-league boys basketball schedule and came home with a 52-48 win.  The Streaks upped their record to 15-4. More...