April 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Economic Impact Study On St. Rt. 66 Realignment Considered By Council

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, updated village council on discussions for an economic impact study of the possible realignment of St. Rt. 66 along the current Co. Rd. 24.  Wyse’s comments came during the Monday, April 7 council meeting.  More...

Easter Egg Hunting Season Opens

The Easter Egg hunting season opened Saturday, April 5, when boys and girls searched the Pettisville Park for bright plastic eggs. Left: Sisters Eleanor and Anne Stuber, 7 and 9, respectively, display their haul. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Arvilla “Janey” Kennedy

Arvilla “Janey” Kennedy, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, April 7, 2014, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

Ralph H. Heer

Ralph H. Heer, age 92, of rural Stryker and formerly of Archbold, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Ralph learned to fly at the Angola Airport and spent his lifetime flying. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Arvilla "Janey" Kennedy, 89, Archbold, died April 7, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Amos "Ed." Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Sports

Streak Softballers Off To 5-0 Start

The Archbold softball team started its season with five straight victories in the opening week of the season.  The Streaks defeated Otsego 8-2 in the opener, Monday, March 31.  Archbold then defeated Edon 10-0, Tuesday, April 1, and followe More...

Archbold Baseball Starts Season 3-0

The Archbold baseball team started the season off on the right foot, going 3-0.  The Streaks picked up a win over Pettisville in their season opener and added victories over North Central and Tinora. More...

Blue Streak Tennis Opens Season With 0-2 Week

The Archbold boys tennis team opened the season with a pair of losses.  Rossford blanked the Streaks 5-0, Monday, March 31, at Archbold.  Archbold hosted Anthony Wayne, Tuesday, April 1. The Generals took home a 3-2 victory. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Bereavement  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, April 14, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

March 28: Amanda Vanderpool, Bryan, boy.  March 29: Hannah Shaffer, Archbold, boy.  March 31: Megan & Kent Nafziger, Archbold, girl.  April 1: Michelle Loar, Wauseon, girl. _________________________   More...

Roth Sentenced In Meth Case

Justin J. More...

Fairlawn Auction Results Down

Results from the 2014 Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction were down compared to 2013, said Karen Ringenberg, Fairlawn Auxiliary president.  The total raised was $35,453.93, down $3,646.07, or about 9%, from the $39,100 raised in 2013.  “ More...

 

News

Rosales Among Winners In High School Art Show

A drawing by Moriah Rosales, an AHS senior, was selected as a winner in the Black Swamp Arts Council Invitational High School Art Show.  Rosales had the Outstanding Drawing, done with white charcoal on black paper, titled “Marilyn Moriah.& More...

Archbold School District Named One Of The Best For Music Education

For the second time in two years, the Archbold Area School District has been recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education.  Archbold is one of 376 school districts across the United States to receive the award, sponsored by the More...

Douglas Graduates From Marine Corps Training

Kayla Douglass, PHS ‘12, daughter of Troy and Cheryl, recently graduated from United States Marine Corps training.  She learned military customs and courtesies, first aid, and a variety of militaryrelated subjects designed to create the mo More...

Public Record

Local Man Charged With Domestic Violence

Rodney J. More...

Vandalism To Minivan

Rose Pontious, 30, Pioneer, told police her minivan was scratched on the driver side, Wednesday, April 2.  Pontious told officers the minivan was parked at Fairlawn Haven between 5 and 11:30 am that day, when the damage was done.   More...

Bicycle Found

A blue 20-inch bicycle was placed in the Archbold police vehicle storage building after being discovered by a village employee.  The police report states the employee told officers the bike had been left in the 100 block of Schlatter St. More...

Opinion

It's Our Job To Ask Questions

Last week, this newspaper was criticized for turning a “positive” story– the new contract between Sauder Woodworking and IKEA– into a “negative,” through our coverage and editorial comments about JobsOhio. More...

Let's Avoid Tragedy

It’s 2 a.m. The phone rings, or there’s a knock on the door. A police officer tells a mother and father their son or daughter has been killed or maimed in an accident because they had been drinking and driving. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 14, 2004   After 139 years, Archbold had its first bank robbery. A man walked into the Sky Bank south branch and handed the teller a note demanding money. The note implied the robber had a weapon.   More...