December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sexting Topic Of Community Conversation

T. Luke Jones, assistant Fulton County prosecuting attorney, gave some shocking statistics at a Community Conversation, Tuesday, Nov. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Earns All-Ohio Academic Honor

For the sixth straight year, the AHS boys soccer team received Academic All-Ohio honors from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Harold Eugene Riegsecker

Harold Eugene Riegsecker, age 92, of Delta, passed away early Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon.  Mr. Riegsecker was born on Aug. More...

Judy Miller

Judy Miller, 64, of Archbold, died Dec. 2, 2016, at The Hospice Northwest Care Center in Toledo.  She was born Nov. 29, 1952, in Wauseon.  She married Terry Miller on June 19, 1971, and he survives.  More...

Sports

AHS Girls Raise Record To 3-0

Jumping out to a 20-11 first-quarter lead, Archbold dominated Wauseon 74-39 in non-league girls basketball action, Friday, Dec. More...

Indians Nip Streaks In Season Opener

The 2016-17 boys basketball season officially got underway last week when the Wauseon Indians traveled to Archbold to face the Blue Streaks, Saturday, Dec. 3. More...

PHS Boys Open Season on High Note

It was the beginning of a new season with a new front man at the helm for the Pettisville boys basketball team.  Brian Leppelmeier, in his first year as head PHS boys basketball coach, captured his first two wins of the season: a 61-33 Buckeye B More...

Ross Named Police Chief

Wixom Named Assistant Chief

Archbold Village Council took the “interim” off the titles of the two top Archbold police officers during its Monday, Dec. 5 meeting. Thom Ross, a 30-year veteran of the department, was offi- cially named the police chief. More...

Comment Period Ends Dec. 15

St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 Project

The chance for citizens to file written comments on the proposed St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 highway realignment ends Thursday, Dec. 15. More...

Garbage Collection Cost Could Go Up In 2018

The cost of having trash picked up will stay the same for 2017, but could increase for 2018.  That’s what Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, told council at its Monday, Dec. More...

 

News

Archbold Elementary Super Streaks Program Recognizes Good Behavior

Archbold elementary students who demonstrate “respectful, responsible, and safe behavior” are now being recognized through a new program.  The program, known as Super Streak Fridays, rewards good behavior with recognition at a monthl More...

Honor Student

Ashlynn Waidelich, PHS ‘13, daughter of Rhonda Waidelich, was named to the dean’s list for the 2016 summer term at Kent State University.   More...

NSCC, Terra Abandon Shared Services Project

Mari Yoder, vice president of institutional advancement at Northwest State Community College, said the NSCC Board of Trustees voted to end a cost-saving shared services project.  The vote came at a Friday, Dec. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 24   2:37 pm: Suspicious vehicle parked by door at high school; school employee dropping off items.  8:55 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Archbold Villas.  Nov. 25   7:03 am: Domestic trouble, 300 block W. More...

Western Dist. 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.)   Cyrus Lee Watson, Wauseon, expired registration, S. More...

Vehicle-Deer Crashes

Several vehicle-deer crashes were reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol recently:  •Thursday, Nov. 17, 7:03 am: Justin Philip Brown, 34, rural Bryan, driving east on Co. Rd. More...

Opinion

Dec. 7, 1941

The Day The World Changed

This day 75 years ago was another beautiful Sunday morning at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The giant American naval base was coming to life. It was to be an easy day for the sailors.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 13. 2006   The Ohio smoking ban has left some hazy answers to questions about the new law that went in effect, Thursday, Dec. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Second Sunday of Advent  Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 24: Aneupio Contreras & Espepani Peralta, Wauseon, girl; Kelly & John, Sierra, Jr., Wauseon, girl.   More...

Organizations

SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker.  Blood Drive  More...