September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fans Demonstrate Patriotism

AHS fans at the Friday, Sept. 9 Archbold-Lake football game demonstrated their patriotism. The game was just two days ahead of the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on New York, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Margaret Arnos

Margaret Arnos, 91, of Defiance, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Ridgeville Township, Henry County, to the late Lloyd and Ida (Lauber) Henry. More...

Jane E. Rupp

Jane E. Rupp, age 66, passed away in her home in Archbold, on Monday morning, Sept. 12, 2016. Jane was the eldest child of Delmer “Pete” and Pauline (Lantz) Rupp of Pettisville, and was born on Feb. 17, 1950, in Wauseon. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Bernard J. Haas, 93, Archbold, died Sept. 6, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Janice. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

AHS Wins Panther Golf Invitational

With Archbold and Stryker tied in the team score at 305, the fifth-man tiebreaker was used to determine the Panther Golf Invitational, Saturday, Sept. More...

Streaks Win Tri-Match

Archbold shot a low team score of 156 to win a Northwest Ohio Athletic League golf tri-match with Patrick Henry and Evergreen, Thursday, Sept. More...

PHS Third In Tri-Match

The Pettisville golf team finished third in a match with Antwerp and North Central, Thursday, Sept. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Who Is Jesus?” Roger Andrews.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Blood Drives  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, Sept. 16, 12-4 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 701 S. Defiance St., Stryker.  Mental Health  More...

Street Project Continues

A bulldozer spreads stone on West Beech Street. The stone will become the roadbed when the workers complete the reconstruction of the street as part of the Pleasant, Wilson and West Beech streets project. More...

Fair Attendance Up Almost 9,000

Attendance at the 2016 Fulton County Fair was up almost 9,000, Amy Ambrose, Fulton County Fair Board spokesman, said Tuesday.  She said the total 2016 attendance was 294,771.  That’s up 8,987, or 3.14% over 2015, when fair officials r More...

Council Refers Music Proposal To Park Board

Michael “Max” Nofziger, the man behind the Austin (Texas) To Archbold Concert Series, took his ideas for creating a community music program to Archbold Village Council. More...

Tentative Hearing On St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 Study Set For Nov. 15

Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, told Village Council the tentative date for a public hearing on the St. Rt. 66-St. Rt. 2-Co. Rd. 24 realignment study is Tuesday, Nov. More...

Enrollment Up 5.7% At Pettisville Schools

Enrollment at Pettisville Schools is up 5.7%, increasing to 537, the Pettisville School Board learned at its Monday, Sept. 12 meeting.  Total enrollment as of Sept. More...

 

News

We Saw You At The Fulton County Fair!

Ryan Sell, AHS vocational agriculture teacher & FFA advisor, mans the grill at the Fulton County Pork Producers stand, Sunday, Sept. 4.– photo by Mary Huber More...

“Justice For Sierah” Could Wait A Year

It could be more than a year before James Dean Worley, 57, the man facing the death penalty for allegedly murdering a 20- year- old woman, faces trial.  James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, set aside the week of Sept. More...

ACT Presents “Captain’s Outrageous”

Cast members of the ACT production of “Captain’s Outrageous” reenact a scene from the play. From left: Crissi Stuckey who plays the nurse, Stryker; David Stuckey, Dr. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 1   2:59 am: Located dog struck, killed by vehicle, 600 block S. Defiance St.  8:55 am: Assist FCSD with traffic stop, St. Rt. 66 at Co. Rd. F.  5:16 pm: Citation to Patricia Whitmer, 81, Wauseon, disobeying stop sign, Ditto St. More...

Man Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Ethan Wade Houck, 23, Adrian, Mich., entered a plea of not guilty after being arrested and charged by Archbold police with domestic violence.  Police were called to a residence in Fox Chase about 4 pm, Monday, Sept. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Sept. 15, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  FCBDD  Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. More...

Opinion

Time For Council, Trustees To Talk

It’s time for German Township Trustees and Archbold Village Council to talk.  The trustees and council are at loggerheads, all stemming from one issue: the proposal to reroute St. Rts. 66 and 2 down what is today Co. Rd. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006  More...

Old Photo Corner

A favorite 1956 photograph owned by Joe Rychener, Pettisville, shows three family members. From left: Harve Rychener, son Tom, and nephew Harold Kauffman, of Iowa. More...