March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

PHS Production Of “Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” Is All Singing, All The Time

The musical “Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is an all-singing show; in fact, there are only one or two spoken lines in the whole thing.  That’s what some cast members said in a recent interview. More...

Lucas County To Pull Out Of CCNO

Lucas County commissioners decided by Dec. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Janis A. (Stamm) Beck

Janis A. More...

Ralph Allen Seiler

Ralph Allen Seiler, 61, died unexpectedly on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at his home in rural Auburn, Ind.  He was born in Hicksville on Feb. 20, 1954, to the late Ralph E. & Delilah A. (Liechty) Seiler.  More...

DEATH NOTICES

Marjorie I. Roth, 97, Archbold, died March 9, 2015. Survivors include two children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

Sweet 16!

Archbold won its 13th district girls basketball title– and fourth straight– with a 49-37 defeat of Evergreen, Saturday, March 7, at Anthony Wayne High School.  “I’m proud of our girls to win their fourth straight district More...

Two Streaks Earn State Alternate Spots

Eight Archbold wrestlers competed at the Division III district tournament, Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, at Fostoria.  Damian Short and Gavin Grime placed second and fourth, respectively, to qualify for the state tournament.  More...

Streaks Beat Delta In District Semifinal

Archbold defeated Delta for the second time this season by a score of 57-52... More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Kim Rosales and worship team, offertory; Jason & Emily Coon, Basque Church Planting Initiative presentation. Message, “Light: Discern Truth,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support   Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, March 17, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance.  Bereavement   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 2: Angelica Goward- Husted, Delta, boy.  March 4: Amanda & Steven Nofziger, West Unity, girl.   More...

Breaking News - 3/10/2015 7:00 PM

Pettisville Girls Fall In Heartbreaker

Fostoria St. Wendelin 41, Pettisville 38

Down 12 points with 3:43 left, Pettisville's comeback bid fell just short in a Div. IV regional semifinal against Fostoria St. Wendelin, Thursday, March 12, at Elida. With St. More...

Short, Grime Advance To State Wrestling; AHS, PHS Girls Win District Titles

Top left: Damian Short, an AHS senior, looks to tilt Genoa’s Damian D’Emilio at the Div. III district wrestling meet. Short finished second to advance to this weekend’s state tournament. More...

AHS Choirs Superior

Three Archbold High School choirs earned Superior ratings and advanced to state competition.  Kent Vandock, director of choral activities for the Archbold school district, said the men’s chorus, with 36 members; the women’s chorus, w More...

 

News

Pettiville School Board Recognizes Friend, Meller

Grace Friend, a senior, will be recognized for her outstanding academic career at Pettisville by the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center at the Franklin B. More...

Pettisville Isn’t Rural, School Officials Told

Attention Pettisville residents: contrary to what you may believe, you do not live in a rural community.  At least that’s what the federal government said in denying a grant of almost $44,000 to the Pettisville Local School District.  More...

Advance To State

Jesse Rocha, left and Aubry Carlisle, Archbold students in the Health Occupations Students of America chapter at the Four County Career Center, have qualified for state competition in Columbus, March 13-14. More...

Public Record

Woman Arrested On Domestic Violence, Felonious Assault Charges

Felicia Dorothy Johnson, 28, Archbold, faces charges of domestic violence and felonious assault after a Tuesday, March 3 incident.  Tera Rogers, an Archbold police patrolman, said Johnson allegedly used a knife to cause a minor injury to Jerod R More...

House Fire Linked To Possible Suicide

A house fire near Tedrow, Monday, March 2, is being investigated as being linked to a possible suicide.  Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, released that information Friday, March 6.  The body of Joseph H. More...

Shipping Container, Chassis Missing

A 53-foot, roughly 10,000- pound shipping container has been reported missing to the Archbold Police Department.  A representative of Reliable Transportation Specialist, Hilliard, told police on Wednesday, March 4, the blue container and a trai More...

Opinion

Are Retailers Being Thrown Under The Bus?

The Archbold retail community cannot be faulted if it feels it was slighted in comments made by Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor.  Wyse told this newspaper that when a report on the economic impact of relocating St. Rts. 66 and 2 to Co. Rd. More...

Is Leaving CCNO Bad Government?

The city of Toledo and Lucas County are figuratively butting heads.  But rather than resolve their problem, they’re going spend money unnecessarily, and harm the fourcounty area.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2005   More...