January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

2015 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Pettisville High School celebrates its basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Ayersville, Saturday, Feb. 7. More...

Mechanic Street Rebuild Proposed For Summer

Includes Reconstruction Of Two Blocks Of West, Middle, South Lincoln Streets

Archbold officials are planning a full plate of capital projects for 2015-16.  Nothing is set in stone said Dennis Howell, village administrator, but the first part of the proposed 2015 project list could come before council in the next few week More...

Radiothon Beat Goes On Feb. 12

For the 41st consecutive year, the Fulton County Heart Radiothon will take over the main studio and music library of Archbold radio station WMTR (96.1-FM) to raise money for hearts.  The thousands of dollars raised by the Radiothon goes into equ More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Allan D. Lichtenwald

Allan D. Lichtenwald, 67, of Archbold, died Saturday, Jan. More...

Public Record

Police Arrest Local Man On Felony Warrant

Archbold police arrested Andrew T. Hatzer, 34, at his 700 North Defiance Street home about 2:42 pm, Saturday, Jan. More...

Appliances Stolen From Manufactured Home

Appliances were reported stolen from a residence in the Fox Chase manufactured housing community, an Archbold police report states.  Police were called to a home at 2 pm, Thursday, Jan. More...

Archbold Man Sentenced Jan. 21

Jared Dominique, 19, rural Archbold, was sentenced to 30 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after entering a guilty plea to a drug-related offense.  In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Domin More...

Sports

Indians Beat Streaks On Buzzer-Beater

Down by one point with 6.2 seconds left, Wauseon’s Sariah Yackee became a hero to the Wauseon faithful, making a buzzer-beater to defeat Archbold 48-47, Thursday, Jan. More...

Wauseon Tops Archbold 45-39

Looking to avenge a 51-38 opening game non-league loss, the Archbold Blue Streaks made the short trip to Wauseon, Friday, Jan. More...

Archbold Boys End Skid

Archbold traveled to Continental (3-10), Saturday, Jan. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Our Delight: Marriage as Closeness.”  Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: MYF, worship leaders, music, childrens lesson. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education   Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: benefits of solar energy for farms and rural businesses.  NAMI   More...

“On Fire” Leads Local Bible Quiz League

The Bible Quiz team "On Fire" stands 9-0 at the start of a 22-match season. Five more matches are scheduled for each of the 12 area teams beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, at St. John’s Christian Church, Archbold. More...

Breaking News - 1/27/2015 7:00 PM

Archbold Man Injured In I-75 Crash

Christopher Henderson, 22, Archbold, was critically injured in a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 75 in Wood County about 11:40 am Tuedsay, Jan. More...

Breaking News - 1/27/2015 7:00 PM

Five Arrests After Suspicious Activity Report

     Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, announced deputies arrested five people, ages 19-28, after a report of suspicious activity near Delta, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Ridgeville Corners Native First On Fatal Crash Scene

Amanda (Lecklider) Carrizales, a Ridgeville Corners native and AHS graduate, was one of the first persons on the scene of a fatal crash that occurred Sunday, Jan. 25, in western Lucas County.  More...

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2015 Is A Big Boy

JT Paul Rufenacht was, and is, a big baby.  He also is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2015.  When JT, the son of Kylie and Cory Rufenacht, rural Archbold, was born at 1:01 am, Friday Jan. More...

 

News

Teen Ticker Testing Shows Student Health Improving

The health of Fulton County high school students is ticking upward, as proven by Fulton County Health Center Teen Tickers program.  Sharon Morr, head of corporate and community health promotion for FCHC, said the Teen Tickers program, partially More...

Weatherman

Jim Noel, a spokesman with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association, discusses the weather outlook for the growing season with farmers during the Ohio State University Extension Corn and Soybean Day at Founders Hall, Thursday, Jan. 22. More...

People

Couple Weds In Granville

Dr. Laura Ashley Lossing, Granville, and Dr. Andrew Emch, Archbold, were married July 12, 2014, at Centenary United Methodist Church, Granville, with Rev. More...

Becks Celebrate 40th Anniversary

John and Mary Beck, Archbold, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.  John Beck and Mary Badenhop were married Feb. 1, 1975, at St. More...

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s and honor’s lists at Defiance College for the 2014 fall semester.  Dean’s list: Katherine Knisely, Fayette; Brooke Waidelich, Pettisville.  Honors list: Gregory Whitacre, Rebe More...

Opinion

Is Housing The Job Of Government?

Recently, there was a discussion in this newspaper about the few single family homes built in Archbold in the last few years.   It begs the question, what can we do about it?   New houses in Archbold are good things. More...

Government Gridlock To Continue

An editorial cartoon titled “State Of The Union” published in the Sunday, Jan. 25 edition of the Toledo Blade almost perfectly sums up the political situation in Washington, D.C.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005   North Defiance Street will feature nostalgic brick of the past, as a special pavement imprint resembling old-time brick streets will be applied.  More...