January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Beating Out A Rhythm

Tony Pole, a sophomore, plays the tenor drums during a practice session for the AHS Indoor Drumline, Thursday, Jan. 14. Pole practices a crossover, in which one hand crosses over the other while playing drums on opposite sides of the set. More...

Pettisville Meats Recalls Pork Shanks

Pettisville Meats, Pettisville, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture announced a voluntary recall of about 769 pounds of smoked ham shank products last week.  The ODA said the pork products contain monosodium glutamate, also known as MSG, that More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ada M. Miller

Ada M. Miller, age 97 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Dec. 22, 1918, in Fulton County, Ohio, to Simon and Katie (Wyse) King. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Audrey R. Martin, 89, Archbold, died Jan. 14, 2016. Survivors include two daughters. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Updated Reports About Drug Charges Released

Archbold police updated reports from the month of December 2015 that resulted in drug-related charges being filed.  Bethany Ravvan Brown, 27, Archbold, was driving a vehicle in the 200 block of Park Street at about 3:26 am, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Two Sentenced In Pettisville Case

Two people were sentenced in connection with a break-in at the Pettisville School Recycling Center.  Shane Machala, 24, and Jo Mohn, 28, of the same Wauseon address, were sentenced on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Charged With Stalking

Cody Stetter, 27, Toledo, has been charged with criminal trespassing and menacing by stalking after an incident that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Sports

Archbold Stuns Wauseon 50-42

When Archbold made the trip to Wauseon for the boys basketball season opener on Nov. More...

Streaks Raise Record To 15-1

Ranked fifth in the first Associated Press girls basketball poll of the season, Archbold defeated Holgate and Wauseon last week in two close games to raise its record to 15-1, 5-1 NWOAL. The Streaks started a five-game road trip, Monday, Jan. More...

Streaks Blast Bryan, Hold Off Swanton

Archbold matmen traveled to Swanton, Thursday, Jan. 14, and came home with a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League wins, defeating Bryan 52-15 and Swanton 40-37.  The wins help Archbold improve its record to 12-4, 4- 2 NWOAL. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Almond And Asparagus Crusted Grouper   More...

Leininger Back On Council

Ed Leininger, who chose not to seek reelection to his own seat on Archbold Village Council, has been appointed to fill the two years remaining on the term of the seat formerly held by Jeff Fryman, mayor.  Leininger and his wife, June, were at th More...

Archbold Schools Get A ‘D’ In Literacy Improvement

Based on information released by the Ohio Department of Education last week, Archbold Elementary School received a grade of “D” in the field of literacy improvement.  But Aaron Rex, superintendent, said he was disappointed in the wa More...

More Baseball Diamonds Needed, Says Fryman

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part series based on an interview with Jeff Fryman, mayor of Archbold. This week, Fryman looks at some future projects and his new role in village government. More...

 

News

Added Flair

Kenzie Short, left, an AHS junior, tosses one of her drumsticks in the air during a practice session for the AHS Indoor Drumline, Thursday, Jan. 14. Playing with Short is Ana Rodriguez, a freshman. More...

Tentative Schedule Of Events Released For Sesquicentennial Celebration In July

The Archbold Sesquicentennial Committee was given a tentative schedule of events for the July 13-17 celebration at its Thursday, Jan. More...

Circulation, Visitors Down, eBooks Up At Community Library

The total number of items circulated and number of visitors to the Archbold Community Library are down. More...

People

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2015 fall semester at Bowling Green State University: •Alyssa Kempf, Haley Rufenacht, McKayla Ripke, Stephanie Roberts, Zachary Mahnke, Sierra Nofziger, Jordan Hite, Kinsey Smith More...

Wyses Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ross and Karen Wyse, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Ross Wyse and Karen Stamm were married Jan. More...

Opinion

Hats Off To Principals

A photograph in last week’s issue of this newspaper showed Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, puckering up to plant a big kiss on a pig. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006 Water and wastewater bills are going up 3% with the March billing cycle. Council approved the increase. For the average homeowner it will increase $1.49 per month, or 3%. More...

Old Photo Corner

Where Were You During The Blizzard Of 1978?  Todd Berry digs his way to the house of his grandmother, Mrs. Lowell Grime, after shoveling out her walk following the Blizzard of 1978. Almost 22 inches of snow fell in three days, from Jan. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Sharing by Jenae & Tom Lammers with son, Maverick. Message, “ABBA: Caregiver: selfless sacrifice,” Jesse Kahler.   More...

"The Mob" Tied For First In Bible Quizzing

After a hiatus of a few years, Pettisville Missionary Church rejoined Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz for the 2016 season with two teams. More...

Organizations

Single & Parenting  Single & Parenting group, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon.  Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Jan. More...