June 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lange Enters No-Contest Plea To Reduced Charge

Timothy L. Lange, 52, Archbold, has entered a no-contest plea to a charge of coercion, a misdemeanor offense.  Lange was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday March 16, on a single count of extortion, a felony offense.  More...

Summer Fun

Paige Morgan-Smith, 10, Archbold, holds her nose after coming down the water slide at the Archbold Swimming Pool, Sunday, June 14. A number of youths cooled off as the temperature reached 87 degrees that day.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kevin G. Fritz

Kevin G. Fritz, M.D., age 52, of Archbold , passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in his home. Kevin was a general surgeon, practicing with the Archbold Medical Group, part of the Parkview Physicians Group, and Fulton County Health Center since 2007. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Mary M. (Bulger) Holland, 98, Spring, Texas, and formerly of Archbold, died June 11, 2015. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Crash Occurs June 4

This is one of two vehicles that was involved in a crash on North Defiance Street near the Pheasant Run intersection about 2:08 pm, Thursday, June 4. More...

Woman Charged With Protection Order Violation

Felicia Dorothy Johnson, 29, Archbold, has been charged with violation of a protection order.  Johnson is currently being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on felony charges of domestic violence, felonious assault, and endangering More...

Nail Gun Stolen

Mike Hengsteler, 42, Archbold, told Archbold police a nail gun was stolen from a pickup truck, Wednesday, May 27.  Hengsteler said the nail gun, owned by Daniel E. More...

Opinion

Teach Your Family Fire Safety

Hopefully some good will result from the fire that destroyed the home of the Vond Hall family, Saturday, June 6.  As firefighters were battling the blaze, two children watching from a safe distance were overheard. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 22, 2005   Preliminary figures for the Black Swamp Benefit at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, Friday and Saturday, indicate the fourth annual event will set a new record in gross receipts. More...

Old Photo Corner

East side of the business district with wide wood sidewalks leading to St. John’s Reformed Church, where the steeple can be seen at far right.– Antique photograph from the collection of Al Carter   More...

Dog Pound Violates OEPA Rules

Officials at the Fulton County dog pound are in violation of Ohio Environmental Protection Agency rules concerning the operation of the incinerator.  The incinerator, or crematory, is used about once a month to dispose of remains of dogs euthani More...

Cordoba Brought Back To Ohio

Wauseon police announced late Monday afternoon, June 15, that Romualdo Cordoba, Jr., 38, Archbold, has returned to Ohio.  As of 10 pm, Monday night, he was being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on charges of murder and domestic More...

Economic Impact Study Results Presented Tonight

The results of a study of the economic impact of rerouting St. Rt. 66 and St. Rt. More...

 

News

Rotary Observes 60th Anniversary

Archbold Rotary celebrated its 60th anniversary, Tuesday, May 19, with a dinner attended by nearly 130 persons. From left: Chuck Lugbill was recognized as the only remaining charter member.  More...

Supplemental Contracts Okayed At Pettisville

The Pettisville School Board approved supplemental contracts for several persons in a variety of positions during its Monday, June 8 meeting.  Among the changes to the list, Brian Leppelmeier, athletic director, was moved to the special girls as More...

Science Trophy Winners

Donna Meller, far right, a PHS teacher, talks to the Pettisville School Board about the Harold Shaw School Award trophy, which Pettisville received in recognition of results in State Science   Day competition. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme Baseball team improved to 6-1 with two victories last week. More...

Pettisville Track Athletes Receive Awards

The Pettisville track and field team had its Awards Night, Monday, June 8.  More...

BBC Scholar Athletes

Receiving certificates at the Pettisville Track and Field Awards Night, Monday, June 8, for named Buckeye Border Conference Scholar Athletes, are, from left: Jacob Hauter, Clay Waidelich, Elizabeth Miller, Mikala Avina, Hannah Herring, Kregg York. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Craig Link, worship leader; worship team, offertory; Jay & Megan Burkholder shared on God’s faithfulness through adoption. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  June 4: Megan Meiring, Wauseon, girl.  June 5: Tiffany & Chris Dotson, Napoleon, girl; Lindsay & Aaron Gerken, Archbold, girl.   More...

Organizations

Sesquicentennial Committee   Archbold Sesquicentennial Committee, Tuesday, June 23, 7 p.m., Wyse Commons. More...