October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

AHS Code Of Conduct Violations Confirmed By Superintendent

Aaron Rex, Archbold schools superintendent, confirmed that as many as 15 Archbold High School students were involved in a teen drinking incident.  The event occurred the evening of the AHS Homecoming dance, Saturday, Oct. More...

EMS, Fire Levy Set At Four Mills “Due To Increased Expenses,” Says Brodbeck

Fulton County voters will be asked to approve a fourmill property tax levy for emergency medical service and assistance for some fire departments when they go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. More...

Trick-Or-Treat

Little ghosts and goblins will be busy on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, as all three communities will hold trick-or-treat hours that evening:  Archbold: 6-7:30 pm.  Pettisville: 6-7:30 pm.  Ridgeville: 6:30-7:30 pm.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Donald L. Warfield, 94, Archbold, died Oct. 10, 2015. Survivors include his wife, Myrtie. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Suited Up

Raiana Moreno, an Archbold kindergarten student, wears a firefighter coat and helmet when her class visited the fire department, Monday, Oct. 12.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Archbold Youths Suspended Over Sale of Look-Alike Drugs

Two Archbold students have been suspended from school over a transaction of “look-alike” drugs.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said a male student at the high school sold material to a male middle school student at the Friday, Oct. More...

Police Seek Subjects Who Moved Cones

Archbold police are seeking the person or persons who moved traffic cones in the downtown Archbold area sometime between 9 and 9:26 pm, Thursday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Support EMS-Fire Levy

Fulton County has one of the best, if not the best, emergency medical service systems available.  County residents have paid for the excellent service by voting three times in 15 years to pay property taxes to keep that service available.  More...

CCNO Jail Crisis Deserves Explanation

In the 1980s, when government officials from across Northwest Ohio began talking about a five-county regional jail, the naysayers predicted the inmates could cause problems.  Jail opponents said the facility would be overcrowded, filled with dan More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005   For the first time in many years, if not the first time ever, eight candidates are seeking two German Township Trustee positions.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Nehemiah 1-3: Return #3 & Rebuild,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

German Lutheran Heritage   German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Speaker: Richard Schniepp, harvesting the old-fashioned way. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 2: Sarah & Damascus Depalma, Wauseon, girl; Amber & Kyle Bostelman, Napoleon, girl.  Oct. 3: Brittany Coffelt, Napoleon, girl.  Oct. 5: Katie & Skyler Douglas, Delta, boy.  Oct. More...

Water Park Coming To Fayette?

Steve Blue, administrator of the village of Fayette, said Monday a water park near Fayette “is a real possibility. More...

Fricke Violates Probation

Spends Five Days At CCNO

William “Bill” Fricke, 58, Pettisville, former owner of the defunct Archbold Elevator, spent five days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after admitting to violating his probation.  Fricke served 16 months in prison after e More...

Evergreen Principal Is AHS Graduate

The new principal of Evergreen High School has Blue Streak roots.  Josh Clark, an Archbold native, current Archbold resident, and 2003 AHS graduate, is in his first year as the principal of EHS.  Over the years, Josh has worn a lot of hats More...

 

News

Short Named Homecoming Queen at BU

Meg Short, AHS ‘12, was crowned the Homecoming queen at halftime of the Bluffton University/RoseHulman football game, Saturday, Oct. More...

Dettling To Start Nov. 30

Donna Dettling will start her new job as assistant village administrator on Nov. 30, said Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, last week.  Dettling was approved by Archbold Village Council at its Aug. More...

Pettisville Schools Get More Money From State

The Pettisville Local School District will receive an increase of about $300,000 in state funding, school board members were told.  In his report to the board at the Monday, Oct. More...

Sports

PHS Soccer Ties Clay, Falls To Ottawa Hills

The Pettisville boys soccer team, rated eighth in the Division III Northwest District, tied Clay and lost to Ottawa Hills last week. PHS 1, Clay 1 The Birds traveled to Clay High School, Thursday, Oct. 8, and came home with a 1- 1 tie. More...

PHS Volleyball Wins Share Of BBC Title

Pettisville guaranteed itself at least a share of its third straight Buckeye Border Conference championship with victories over Fayette and North Central last week. The Birds are 8-0 with two league games remaining. Hilltop is 6-2 in the BBC. More...

Stopping A Goal

Pettisville goalkeeper Gabe Beck, right, prevents an Ottawa Hills goal, Saturday, Oct. 10. Levi Nofziger, left, also defends on the play.– photo by Mary Huber More...