October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

EMS Contract Talks Bring Heated Discussion At Commissioners' Meeting

Fulton County commissioners will decide the exact parameters for the 2015 Emergency Medical Service contracts with the seven county fire departments on Thursday, Oct. More...

New Police Chief A Proponent Of Community Policing

Joe Wyse is all about community policing.  From being an Archbold bicycle patrol officer to conducting programs with Archbold students, Wyse has worked on building positive relationships with the community.  Don’t expect that to chan More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donald F. Zuver

Donald F. Zuver, age 83, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 3, 2014, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Don had worked and retired from the former Napoleon Lynx in Archbold. More...

Todd A. Leu

Todd A. Leu, age 46, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  Todd was born in Wauseon on Oct. 5, 1968, the son of Robert “Buggs” and Sally (Reichard) Leu. More...

Gene Carlin

Gene Carlin passed away peacefully in his home after a short battle with cancer on Monday, Oct. 27 in Stryker, at the age of 78.  A Williams County resident his whole life, Gene was born on Jan. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Elden and Clarabell Badenhop, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Elden Badenhop and Clarabell Plassman were married Oct. 31, 1954, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon Township.  More...

Blood Donation

Seth Lester, a Four County Career Center student from Archbold, donates blood during a recent blood drive. Overall, FCCC students and staff donated 137 units.– courtesy photo   More...

Attend Leadership Program At DC

Three Archbold students were among 14 from Four County Career Center who recently participated in the 27th annual Northwest Ohio Student Leadership Conference at Defiance College.  Attending from Archbold were Lindsey White, a veterinarian assis More...

Opinion

Blocked Crossing Dangerous

We all know that when Norfolk Southern blocks railroad crossings, it’s a major inconvenience.   But it can be more than that. It can be dangerous.   More...

Vote November 4

If you’re thinking about taking a pass on this year’s general election, don’t.   Granted, there are few local issues on the ballot, and the only one that directly involves Archbold is a request for Sunday liquor sales. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004   Work started on the restoration of the Goll Homestead barn, and Steve Buehrer, state representative of Fulton County, has requested a second $200,000 allocation for the project.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; ministry spotlight, Operation Christmas Child, Aaron Rex family. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 17: Alexis & Joshua Carico, Ridgeville Corners, boy; Brenda Saldivar, Wauseon, boy.  Oct. 19: Shawnielle & Dana Demaline, Wauseon, girl.  Oct. More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...

Breaking News - 10/28/2014 7:00 PM

Div. III Regional Girls Soccer Semifinal

Ottawa-Glandorf 5, Archbold 1

Ottawa-Glandorf defeated Archbold 5-1 in a Div. III regional girls soccer semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Ottawa Hills.The Blue Streaks finished 14-4-2 on the season.-Posted 10.28, 10:30 pm More...

Breaking News - 10/28/2014 7:00 PM

Div. III State Girls Cross Country

Leppelmeier 60th, Foor 76th

Alexa Leppelmeier finished 60th in 20:16.1 while Nichole Foor was 76th in 20:37.56 at the Div. III state girls cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. More...

Celebration!

Top: James Kidder, AHS head coach, shakes his fist and screams after the Blue Streaks won their first Division III girls soccer district championship since 2011 and the second in school history. More...

“Fools”: A Funny Show About A Curse Of Stupidity

In the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” one of the title character’s favorite sayings is, “Stupid is as stupid does.”  The cast of “Fools,” the Archbold High School fall play, says stupid is funny.  &ldqu More...

 

News

Walk-In Medical Clinic Open

A walk-in medical clinic, first proposed in 2013, has opened for business at the Archbold Medical Center.  Bruce Deardorff, vice president of the Parkview Physicians Group in Ohio, said the Parkview First Care walk-in clinic opened for business More...

Lucas County Jail Decision On Hold

A decision on the construction of a new jail in Lucas County that could lead to that county and the city of Toledo leaving the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio is on hold.  Carol Contrada, president of the Lucas County Commissioners, sai More...

AHS Band Receives Award

Moriah Reichert, left, and Emily Rose, AHS marching band field commanders, show the award the band received for excellence in community service from the Northwest Region of the Ohio School Boards Association. More...

Public Record

Two Women Arrested On Domestic Charges

Two Archbold women are facing charges of domestic violence after two separate incidents last week. Elizabeth C. Silva, 40, Fox Chase, was arrested Wednesday night, Oct. 22, and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. More...

Sheriff Dept. Arrests Burglary Suspects

The Fulton County Sheriff Department announced Monday it arrested two people believed to be responsible for burglaries in Dover, Franklin, Clinton, and Swancreek townships. Arrested were Melvin J. More...

Name Attempted Robbery Victim

Archbold police released the name of the victim of an attempted armed robbery that occurred the night of Sunday, Oct. 19.  Troy A. More...

Sports

Foor, Leppelmeier Qualify For State

Nichole Foor, a freshman at Pettisville, and Alexa Leppelmeier, a PHS sophomore, qualified for the Division III state cross country meet after finishing 10th and 11th, respectively, at the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Wins District

The Archbold girls soccer team is developing a pattern.  It took the Streaks two overtime periods and a penalty kick shootout to beat Oak Harbor in their Division III sectional final, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Archbold.  More...

Streaks Win District Semifinal 2-0

Audra Wisehart, Huron goalkeeper, had given up only 12 goals all season.  On Wednesday, Oct. More...