March 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Wind Turbine Saves Archbold Schools $83,000

The Archbold Area School Board heard the district wind turbine racked up about $83,065 in electric bill savings during its Monday, March 17 meeting.  Also, the board heard there is a possibility the district could save an additional $390,000 by More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Joseph T. Furko, Jr.

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Mark Eugene Nofziger

Mark Eugene Nofziger, 59 years, of West Unity, passed away unexpectedly this past Saturday evening, March 15, 2014.  Mark was born on Oct. 23, 1954, in Wauseon, to Olen and Sarah (Roth) Nofziger, and married Glenda Stuckey on Aug. 2, 1975.  More...

DEATH NOTICES

Wallace Richard “Wally” Nelson, 89, Napoleon, died March 13, 2014. Survivors include six children. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Thursday Mishap

Archbold Rescue workers carry Ladonna S. Andres, 57, Archbold, to a waiting ambulance following a 12:50 pm, Thursday, March 13, single-vehicle accident on St. Rt. 2, west of Co. Rd. 25. More...

Dog Tears Clothes, Does Not Injure Youth

Braxton Wright, 13, Archbold, was uninjured after a dog lunged at him, tearing his pants, an Archbold police report states.  Police were called by Kimberly D. More...

Cited For Dog Defecation

Drew Michael Willis, 21, 103 Vine St., received a citation for failure to remove dog defecation from public or private property, an Archbold police report states. More...

Sports

Wyse Named Second Team All-Ohio

Cassidy Wyse, a senior on the Archbold girls basketball team, was named Second Team All-Ohio in Division III by the Associated Press last week.  She averaged 14.1 points per game this season.  The Streaks advanced to the regional final, whe More...

Jaramillo Is Wrestler Of Year

Travis Jaramillo, an Archbold senior, was named the Crescent-News Wrestler of the Year. He placed third in the 220- pound weight class at the Division III state tournament this year, and finished with a 49-10 record. More...

Collegiate Connection

Trisha King, AHS ‘11 and a student at Trine University, Angola, Ind., placed fifth in the 800-meter run at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships, which concluded Saturday, March More...

Religion

NW Ohio Bible Quiz Tournament

Tournaments are full of surprises, and the area Bible Quiz tournament, Sunday, March 16, at Central Mennonite Church held a bunch.  During the season, quizzers focus on a small portion of scripture and quiz every week or two. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; ministry spotlight, man camp and women’s retreat; worship team, offertory. Message, “GLAD-When Things Are As They Should Be,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 3: Sara & Rashuan Amey, Archbold, boy (correction).  March 11: Ashley & Josh Oyer, Wauseon, boy; Valerie Miller, Montpelier, girl; Rebecca & Brian Williamson, Swanton, boy.   More...

Heroin Is Used In Archbold, Says Police Chief

For many persons, heroin came into our consciousness in movies and TV shows in the late 1960s.  Miserable, dirty junkies on the streets of New York City, desperate for their next fix, were depicted stealing whatever they could to support their h More...

Snow Days Bill Passed By Legislators; Archbold Schools Okay New Calendar

With the passage of new legislation in Columbus, Wednesday, March 12, Ohio schools can now finalize their plans to finish the school year.  Schools across the state have had to cancel classes because of extreme winter weather, with northwest Ohi More...

 

News

Wyse: Wait For Rd. 24 Feasibility Study Before Holding Public Meeting

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said in a March 7 email message to this newspaper he doesn’t think holding a public meeting on the proposed realignment of St. Rt. 66 down Co. Rd. More...

January Unemployment Tops 8% In Fulton Co.

Unemployment in Fulton County was 8.6% for January, the highest in the four-county area and a full percentage point above the State of Ohio rate, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services.  ODJFS said the December 2013 rate w More...

Blackbird Among Streaks

Katie Hauter, third from left, a member of the Pettisville junior high school band, finds herself in the midst of three Archbold middle school band members during a band exchange program, Monday, March 17. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Mike and Dianne Lumbrezer, Fayette, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.  Mike Lumbrezer and Dianne Schaffner were married March 1, 1974.  They have three children: Jessica (Bill) Pierce, Jamee (Steve) Mugg, and Michelle (Brandon More...

AHS Band, Choirs Headed To State

Three AHS choral groups and the concert band will head to state competition, after each received superior ratings in recent competitions.  Kent Vandock, director of choral activities at Archbold High School, said it marks the eighth consecutive More...

To Compete At Columbus

Members of the Four County Career Center Skills USA chapter will be competing in the state skills competition, April 15-16 in Columbus. More...

Opinion

Open Government Is Honest Government

It is National Sunshine Week, an event of great importance to our way of life.   Sunshine Week refers to keeping government open to the people and the agents of the people, the free press. More...

End To Noble Effort

About 70 years ago, this nation found itself at war– a second world war. Young men were brought in from farm fields and cities. They left schools, jobs, friends, and families to answer the call to duty and country. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2004   Children celebrated the birthday of Theodore Geisel, who wrote under the pen name of Dr. Seuss, at a party at the Archbold Community Library, Monday night.   More...