December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Parade Lights Up Archbold With 56 Entries

Several visiting police patrol vehicles and fire engines pushed up the number of entries to 56 in the 2014 Archbold Parade of Lights, said Julie Brink, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce director.  In the last six years, the number of parade entr More...

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Obituaries

Martha J. Herr

Martha J. Herr went to live in a More Beautiful Place on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. More...

Janis Ann Oyer

Janis Ann Oyer went home to be with Jesus on Nov. More...

Robert P. “Bob” Hine

Robert P. “Bob” Hine, age 87, of Clear Lake, Fremont, Ind., passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital.  Mr. Hine was born Dec. 26, 1926, in Huntington County, Indiana, to Leo P. More...

People

Klecks Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kleck, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Donald Kleck and Alice Hesterman were married Dec. 4, 1954, at Zion Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners, by Rev. More...

Couple To Marry In Puerto Vallarta

Sara Ann Brown, daughter of Roger and Carla Brown, Wichita, Kan., and Justin D. Erbskorn, son of Jack and Barbara Lugbill and Larry Erbskorn, all of Archbold, announce their engagement.  More...

Fulton County Wildlife Officer Retires From Post

Bob Wolfrum, Fulton County wildlife officer, has retired from the post, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  Wolfrum was named Fulton County wildlife officer in 1996, and has served in the county ever since.  His retireme More...

Opinion

Shop Local This Holiday Season

For many, the day after Thanksgiving signifies the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and the time to purchase gifts for all those on gift lists.  As you venture out to find the perfect gifts, remember to shop our local stores. More...

Lucas County: Honor CCNO Commitment

Those who work at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio are probably collectively holding their breath, awaiting a decision on their fate from Lucas County. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004   Jim Wyse, mayor, appointed a new committee to make decisions concerning the appearance of the downtown historic district. More...

Sunoco Sunday Alcohol Sales Request Fails In Official Count

The request from operators of Archbold Sunoco to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays has officially been denied.  Voters in Archbold Precinct One had to approve a ballot measure to allow the gas station and convenience store to sell beer, wine, More...

Archbold EMS Contract Proposal Accepted By Commissioners

The Fulton County commissioners have accepted a contract proposal from the Archbold Fire Department to continue to provide Advanced Life Support services.  With Perry Rupp absent, fellow commissioners Bill Rufenacht and Paul Barnaby voted to app More...

 

News

Unemployment Hits 4.2%

The Fulton County unemployment rate hit 4.2% for October, the lowest rate in recent memory.  The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimates state, that each county in the four-county area saw its unemployment rate drop by one-half of a More...

German Township Secures Salt, Takes Delivery Of Plow

German Township trustees are ready for the winter season, having secured a supply of road salt and taken delivery of a new snowplow.  Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, township trustee, said they have allotments of 75 tons and 55 tons from two d More...

Hodges Approved By State Senate

Rick Hodges, AHS ‘82 and an Archbold native, was approved by the Ohio Senate to head the Ohio Department of Health.  John Kasich, governor, appointed Hodges interim director Aug. More...

Public Record

Cash, Property Reported Taken

William E. Barnett, 57, 107 Monumental Street, told Archbold police cash and property was taken from his residence sometime between 6:15 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 26, and 12:05 pm, Thursday, Nov. 27.  Taken were household items valued at $60.70. More...

Vehicle Issues Reported

Three incidents involving vehicles were reported to police recently.  Steve Sheeks, 48, Archbold, told police on Wednesday, Nov. 19, that he allowed someone to use a vehicle he owned on Monday, Nov. 17.  The vehicle was recovered. More...

Archbold Woman Sentenced

Veronica Zambora, 31, Archbold, was placed on five years community control after pleading guilty to a charge of theft in Fulton County Common Pleas Court.  In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Zambora was More...

Sports

Birds Beat Indians 51-50 In Overtime

Nothing like opening the season with an overtime victory.  First, Pettisville’s Andi Aeschliman hit her only point of the game– a foul shot with 58.9 seconds left in regulation– to send the game into overtime.  More...

AHS Opens With Easy Win Over Edgerton

With only one letterwinner returning, a lack of varsity experience dogged Edgerton in its girls basketball season opener at Archbold, Saturday, Nov. More...

AHS Football Players Receive NWOAL Honors

Derek Walker, a defensive back on the Archbold football team, was named First Team-Defense in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2014 football season.  Levi Wyse was named to the First Team-Specialists.  Named to the Second Team-Off More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: worship service with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Waiting Well...With Perseverance,” Jesse Kahler.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 24: Sarah & Jonathon Lane, Wauseon, boy; Lauren & Jacob Yoder, Archbold, boy; Elizabeth Meyer, Delta, girl.   More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...