June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Second Part Of South Defiance Street Repaving Underway

Traffic on South Defi- ance Street, disrupted this spring by construction, took it on the chin again Monday, when crews began the second part of the job.  The first part was pouring a bonded concrete overlay at the intersection of South Defiance More...

Ohio More Compliant Providing Public Records, Audit Says

Reporters from Ohio newspapers and electronic media outlets found the availability of public records in the state have improved over the last decade.  When they requested public records from county governments, municipalities, police departments More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Betty A. Esterline

Betty A. Esterline, 88, formerly of West Unity, passed away Saturday night, June 14, 2014, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born on Jan. 16, 1926, in Kunkle to Alva J. and Vera M. More...

Charles G. (Bud) Merillat

Charles G. (Bud) Merillat, age 85 years, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Fountain Park Assisted Living in Bryan.  He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Franklin Township, the son of Charles Sr. More...

Phyllis J. Gorsuch

Phyllis J. More...

People

Short, Glibert To Wed In Mt. Vernon

Brian and Teresa Short, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karly, to Tad Glibert, son of Tom and Sarah, Mt. Vernon.  The bride-elect is a 2010 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Pete and Shirley Nofziger, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Pete Nofziger and Shirley Roesener were married June 26, 1964, at Salem Mennonite Church, Waldron, Mich., by Dale Nofziger and Charles Gautsche.  They hav More...

Parents Announce July 26 Wedding

James “Bummer” and Susan Dominique, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter Maureen, Columbia, Mo., to Dustin Bernath, Columbia, Mo., son of Scott and Jodi, Evansport.  More...

Opinion

Improvement In Compliance Of Requests For Public Records

Documents and records kept by governments in the United States, from town councils up through and including the federal level, are technically owned by the people, and therefore, open to public inspection. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 23, 2004   Council is concerned about residents parking on West Lutz Road, believing it’s a hazard. Council sent a letter to residents asking them not to park on the road.  More...

Letter To The Editor

It is very encouraging to see that some of the citizens of the Pettisville area are assuming their civic responsibility in their concern about the removal of many of the trees on Main Street.  Their willingness to speak out and try to negotiate More...

Breaking News - 6/17/2014 7:00 PM

Twelve Chosen For AHS Athletic Hall of Fame

Twelve persons will be inducted into the Archbold High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.They include Jum Grime, '19; Bob Fraas, '60; Gene Bridges, '62; Tim Kauzlick, '78; Brian Ziegler, '85; Kelly Strickler, '86; Erin Short, '90; Jason Forward, ' More...

Fricke Denied Early Release From Prison

William “Bill” Fricke’s attempt to gain his freedom from prison has been denied.  James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, deniedFricke’s request in a judgment entry filed Monday, June 9.  More...

Farmers Pay Surcharge After Elevator Case

On Jan. More...

 

News

Archbold, Pettisville Students Rank High In Ohio Graduation Test Results

Students in the Archbold and Pettisville school districts did well on the Ohio Graduation Tests, Aaron Rex, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District told the Archbold school board during its Monday, June 16 meeting.  Of the 94 Archbol More...

Bridge Work Underway

Construction crews were at work Friday, June 13, replacing a bridge on St. Rt. 66 just south of the Fulton-Henry county line. Top: workers bolt together reinforced concrete beams. More...

Tree Removal

Removal of several large trees in Pettisville was underway Monday, June 16. In this photo, a portion of a tree is hoisted away.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Charges Pending In Alleged Sex Crime Case

A charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a child is pending in connection with a case uncovered by Archbold police.  An officer wrote in a report that while investigating another incident, “I discovered that an adult had been having an unl More...

Groups Separated; Speak With Juvenile

Archbold police received a report of a fight in the 200 block of West Holland Street about 8:37 pm, Saturday June 7.  The officer reported when he arrived, “I located two groups of individuals walking in separate directions.”  T More...

Backboard, Rim Allegedly Taken

Patsy Magallanes, 808 West Street, told police Thursday, June 12, someone took a freestanding basketball backboard and rim from her residence. The equipment was taken sometime between 10:45 am, Wednesday, June 11, and 8:30 am the following day. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold ACME baseball team is 6-4 after last week’s action. More...

Schnitkey Receives All-Ohio Honor

Tyson Schnitkey, an AHS senior, received honorable mention All-Ohio honors in Division III for the 2014 baseball season.  He went 7-2 on the mound and had an earned run average of 0.86 this season.  He will attend the University of Dayton, More...

Wyse, Frank Receive C-N Softball Awards

Cassidy Wyse was named the Crescent-News Player of the Year and Joe Frank received C-N Coach of the Year honors in softball for the 2014 season.  The Streaks won their ninth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League title and finished the season w More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Jennifer King and worship team, offertory; ministry spotlight: prayer walk, Julia Rupp. Message, “The Journey: Exodus 3-ATTENTION!” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders   Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, June 24, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.  Mental Health   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   June 5: Katie & Bobby Black, Napoleon, girl.  June 11: Angelica Chavez, Swanton, girl.   More...