June 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Petitions To Stop Tree Cutting Turned Over To Commissioners

Deb Neuenschwander, Pettisville, said she turned over letters with 492 electronic signatures, Tuesday morning, June 3, asking the Fulton County commissioners office to stop or delay the Pettisville sidewalk project. More...

Regional Champions

The AHS girls 4x400-meter relay team, PHS boys 4x800 team, and Levi Wyse won titles at the Div. More...

Town Council Okays $6,000 For Economic Development Corp.

Archbold Village Council approved paying $2,000 per year for three years to the recently established publicprivate Fulton County Economic Development Corporation.  The vote came at the Monday, June 2 council meeting.  Jim Wyse, mayor, told More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Melvin D. Stickley, 74, Wauseon and formerly of Archbold, died May 27, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Glenna, and four children. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.  Waldo L. Aeschliman, 79, Archbold, died June 1, 2014. More...

Public Record

Archbold Man Killed In Sunday Crash

Waldo Aeschliman, 79, Archbold, died at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, as a result of injuries he sustained in a Sunday, June 1, auto accident.  His wife, Barbara, 79, was listed in critical condition Sunday night. More...

Person With Gun Confronts Juvenile

Archbold police are investigating an incident where a person allegedly confronted a juvenile while armed with a shotgun.  The report states an officer on patrol at Fox Chase was flagged down by a woman who wanted to report that while her child w More...

One Injured

Jordan Doran Windnagle, 21, Maumee, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after his car in which he was a passenger went out of control and crashed on the Ohio Turnpike about nine-tenths of a mile east of the 23- mile marker abo More...

Sports

Wyse Wins 100, 200; Archbold Girls 4x400, Pettisville Boys 4x800 Win Titles

Division III Regional Track

Levi Wyse, an Archbold junior, won regional championships in the 100- and 200- meter dashes at the Div. III regional track & field meet, Wednesday, May 28, and Friday, May 30, at Tiffin.  More...

AHS, PHS Softball Players All-District

Northwest District softball coaches recently awarded All-District honors.  In Division III, first team honors went to Becca Gerig, Jesse Fidler, Natalie Beck, and Cassidy Wyse.  Cassi Wyse was awarded second team honors.  Joe Frank, AH More...

Wyse Named NWOAL Softball Player Of Year

Cassidy Wyse, an AHS senior, was named the Northwest Ohio Athletic League Softball Player of the Year.  It is the third time Wyse was selected First Team All- NWOAL.  Becca Gerig was named First Team All-NWOAL for the fourth time.  Jes More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Sara Kinsman and worship team, offertory; youth mission sending, Trey Sonnenberg. Message, “Journey: Exodus,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

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Organizations

Cancer Support   Brunch with Survivors group, Wednesday, June 11, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Guest speaker: Mike Farrell. More...

Breaking News - 6/3/2014 7:00 PM

Pettisville Sidewalks Move Forward, Tree Cutting Reduced

    The Fulton County Commissioners voted Thursday, June 5 to go ahead with a plan to construct sidewalks in Pettisville, but with a reduced number of trees to be cut down.  More...

Pettisville Sidewalk Project Delayed

The cutting down of about 50 trees in Pettisville area has been postponed by a week.  Removal of the mature trees was scheduled to start Monday morning, June 2, but Ohio Department of Transportation officials announced Sunday evening the project More...

Defense Attorney Files Reply To State Opposition To Early Release For Fricke

Richard Kerger, attorney for William “Bill” Fricke, has filed a second document in favor of early release from prison for Fricke.  The document is a reply to the State of Ohio opposition to Fricke’s early release.  Fricke More...

Archbold Graduates 83; 49 Get Diplomas At Pettisville

Two classes of high school seniors officially became alumni of Archbold and Pettisville high schools.  Archbold High School graduated 83 members, Sunday, June 1.  Royal Short, AHS principal, said students had received $57,800 in scholarship More...

 

News

Pettisville Computer Whiz Greg Kempf Ranks Nationally

Greg Kempf, PHS ‘14, has been involved with computers from a young age.  “I was 11 when I bought my first laptop, and I used it to play online browser games and stuff like that,” he said.  Eventually, he developed an inter More...

Dynamite!

Riley Krueger, a member of the AHS Class of 2014, performed the dance scene from the 2004 film “Napoleon Dynamite” for the AHS talent show, Friday, May 23.– photo by David Pugh   More...

South Defiance Street Intersection Open

No Date Set For Asphalt Repaving; Finish Concrete Repairs This Week?

As of Friday morning, May 30, traffic was flowing smoothly through the South Defiance Street-West Barre Road-Lafayette Street intersection.  More...

People

Archbold High School Awards

4.0 GPA Award Rebecca Gerig, Peter Schoenhals Academic GPA Awards Eliza Avers, Sydney Cobb, Itzayana Gaona, Jaryd Hobbs, Scott Holland, Isabel Krieger, Malinda Lugbill, Emily Roth, Lydia Schelling, Mackenzie Short, Darby Stevens, Toby Walker, Camden More...

Industrial Arts Award Winners

AHS students who received industrial arts awards for the 2013-14 school year are, front row, from left: Peter Schoenhals, senior, Gene Faler Memorial Award, $250; Tyson Rufenacht, senior, $135, award of merit; Kevin Boyers, senior, $130; Lee Klinger, More...

Pettisville Junior High 2014 Award Winners

Outstanding Student Awards Ag 8: Gretchen Lee, Dillon King and Jess Youse Art 8: Landon Roth English 7: Lindsey Crossgrove English 8: Kamryn Hostetler Family and Consumer Science 8: Nichole Foor Health 7: Detric Yoder History 8: Elizabeth Sauder Adv More...

Opinion

No One Wants Trees Cut

Pettisville residents are rightly concerned about the possible loss of more than 40 mature trees in their community.   The trees are to come down to make way for new sidewalks, a project that has been discussed, off and on, for about 10 years. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 9, 2004   There has been nothing but praise for Anderzack- Pitzen, the road construction company working on the South Defiance Street project.   More...

Letter To The Editor

According to the May 28 front page article, the Fulton County commissioners are in the midst of a dispute with area residents again.  In the article it says, “There were two public hearings at which several Pettisville residents voiced opp More...