December 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School Electric Bill Cut $11,000

Aaron Rex, Archbold School District superintendent, said the electricity bill for the month of November was down roughly $11,000.  Speaking to the Archbold School Board during its Monday, Dec. More...

First Baby Of 2015 Is Still A Big Boy, Mom Says

When JT Paul Rufenacht was born at 1:01 am, Jan. 9, 2015, he was a big baby. At 10 pounds, 8 ounces, he was well over the U.S. average of 7 1/2 pounds. He was also 22 inches long. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

William Kernig

William Milford Kernig, 80 years of age, Garrettsville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at University Hospital-Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, with family by his side. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Aug. More...

DEATH NOTICES

William M. Kernig, 80, Garrettsville, formerly of Archbold, died Dec. 27, 2015. Survivors include his wife, Laura, and three children. Green Family Funeral Home, Mantua.   More...

Sports

AHS Girls Defeat Southview 65-27

Leading 36-8 at halftime, the Archbold girls basketball team defeated Sylvania Southview 65-27 in non-league action, Monday, Dec. 21.  “It was a good team win tonight,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. More...

Pettisville Girls Fly Past Apaches 46-22

Jumping out to an 11-3 lead after one quarter, Pettisville defeated Fairview 46-22, Monday, Dec. More...

Blue Streaks Declaw Panthers 86-42

The Stryker Panthers came rolling into Archbold, Tuesday, Dec. 22, supporting a 1-5 record and looking for a Christmas miracle. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Tom Scott, Nick Hudson, worship leaders; worship team, offertory. Message, “How Do We Pray?” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Area Bible Quiz Kicks Off Sunday

The 2016 area Bible Quiz schedule starts Sunday, Jan. 3, with a 12-team tournament starting at 2 pm at North Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon.  Quizzing material is Acts chapters 6-9.  More...

Slushy

Rain, sleet, and freezing rain fell on Archbold, Monday morning. In this photo of Co. Rd. 24, the wheel tracks are clear, but there’s ice elsewhere.– photo by David Pugh   More...

VIDEO OF INAUGURATION OF JEFF FRYMAN AS NEW ARCHBOLD MAYOR - Free Access

Event Kicks Off Archbold's Sesquicentennial Year
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Mayoral Inauguration, First Council Meeting Of 2016 To Be Held Under Council Oak Replica

When Jeff Fryman takes the oath of office to become Archbold mayor, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at 7 pm, the event will be more than a simple swearing-in. More...

Business Experience, Pizza Delivery Helped Wyse As Mayor

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a two-part series, based on an interview with Jim Wyse. This week, Wyse talks about his best and worst days in office, and some of his accomplishments. More...

 

News

County General Fund Appropriations Up 1.68%

Appropriations for the Fulton County general fund for 2016 were approved at 1.68% higher than 2015. More...

Unemployment Up In County, State

Unemployment increased in Fulton County, the four-county area, and the state of Ohio during November, according to the Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 18   2:57 pm: Traffic detail, crossing guard, Lafayette St. at S. Pleasant St.  Dec. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Clayton Weaks, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Aymi Shimizu- Weaks, APO, AP, defendant. Divorce.  Matthew Wagner, Wauseon vs Coreen Wagner, Wauseon, obligor. More...

Western District Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Trent Allen Schroeder, rural Wauseon, seatbelt, Co. Rd. 13, $30, $51. Thomas J. More...

Opinion

2015: A Year In Review

With 2015 coming to a close, it’s a good time to look back on what, by many indications, was a good year. For many, success or failure is judged by economics. Based on such metrics alone, 2015 was a strong, positive year. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006 Many Archbold merchants reported sales were about average for the Christmas shopping season, but shoppers were in the Christmas spirit. More...