February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff Investigates Alleged Carjacking

A man told the Fulton County Sheriff Department his car was taken by a man who brandished a firearm early Tuesday morning.  In a press release, Roy Miller, sheriff, said deputies received a call of a male walking near St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. More...

Flu A Factor In Wauseon Child’s Death

A seven-year-old Wauseon girl who tested positive for the Influenza A virus died last week.  The Fulton County Health Department declined to name the child, but press and social media reports identify her as Ava Coronado.  More...

Four Sing In All-State Choir

Four Archbold High School musicians performed with the 160-member 2017 Ohio Music Education Association All- State Choir, Saturday, Feb. 4, in Cleveland. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Loren D. Roth

Loren D. Roth, age 62, of Pettisville, passed away in his home on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, after enduring nearly two years of various varieties of chemotherapy. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Kyoung B. “Jerry” Sees, 70, Stryker and formerly of Elyria, died Feb. 6, 2017. Survivors include her husband, William, and three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

Fast Start Propels Streaks Past Tigers

Archbold jumped out to a 24-11 lead in the opening quarter and never looked back in its 69-42 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win over visiting Liberty Center, Friday, Feb. 10. The Streaks improved to 15-4, 4-1 NWOAL, one game behind Wauseon (5-0). More...

Streaks Win 14th NWOAL Championship

Archbold won its first Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball title since 2014 and its 14th in school history with a 61-33 victory at Liberty Center, Thursday, Feb. More...

Rupp Swims At Sectional Meet

Lucas Rupp, an AHS senior and first-year swimmer, swam his best times of the season at the Division II sectional swimming meet at Napoleon, Saturday, Feb. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: The Insight of the Sightless: Mark 10:46-52,” Nathanael Miles, youth pastor.  Central Mennonite   More...

Bible Quiz Leaders

These three teams won all their matches at the fourth Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, Feb. 12. “Flaming Darts,” North Clinton, averaged 140 points and is third place in the league with a 10-5 record. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Feb. 6: Sierra Walters, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 7: Amalia (Molly) Hernandez, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 9: Olivia Tressler, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Breaking News - 2/20/2017 9:48 AM

Updated: Fatal Hit-Skip In Williams County

A subject riding a bicycle along US 6 was struck and killed near Williams County Rd. 4-50 Thursday morning, Feb. More...

Buckeye Wins Four Awards

One First, Two Seconds, One Fourth

The Archbold Buckeye placed first in best news photo at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, Thursday, Feb. More...

Police Recover Property Stolen From Fairlawn

Archbold police have recovered property stolen from the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Campus, said Thom Ross, Archbold police chief.  Ross said a suspect has been identified, but no charges have been filed as of yet. More...

It’s A Pickup For The Police Department

Archbold Village Council approved the purchase of a new vehicle for the Archbold Police Department, but it’s a little out of the ordinary.  During its Monday, Feb. More...

Education Is Getting In The Way Of Learning, Governor Says

Kasich Fine With ‘Tweaks’ To School Funding In Proposed Budget

John Kasich, Ohio governor, held out hope for the Pettisville School District, which is in line to lose close to $250,000 in state funding over two years in his proposed budget. More...

 

News

Much Discussion, No Decision On Pettisville School Calendar

The Pettisville School Board held a long discussion, but took no action, on a proposed school calendar for the 2017-18 school year during its Monday, Feb. 6 meeting.  The calendar has the next school year beginning Aug. 17 and ending May 31. More...

Superintendent Talks About Energy At Board Meeting

Steve Switzer, Pettisville Schools superintendent, talked about working to improve the use of the district energy features during the Monday, Feb. More...

January Super Streaks

Archbold Elementary School released the names of students who were recognized as Super Streaks for January.  Super Streaks are elementary students who have demonstrated respectful, responsible, and safe behavior. More...

Public Record

Defiance Woman Sentenced

A Defiance woman was sentenced Thursday, Jan. 26, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: More...

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help to solve the theft of a semi tractor. More...

Mailbox Struck

A Fulton County sheriff report indicates an unknown vehicle struck a mailbox in the 5000 block of Co. Rd. 20. The report indicates the unknown vehicle was traveling south and struck the mailbox at 5480 Co. Rd. 20, owned by Jason A. Williams. More...

Opinion

What To Do About Heroin

At a roundtable discussion of weekly newspaper editors, held during the Ohio Newspaper Association convention last week, the topic of heroin and opiate addiction was discussed.  The shocking result: most editors at the table agreed that heroin a More...

Letter To The Editor

What image are the elected village officials projecting for the village of Archbold?  Archbold has many unique and endearing qualities, but lately, the quality that seems to be in the forefront is not a flattering one.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007   The Archbold Area School Board is considering offering retirement incentives to veteran teachers as a costsaving measure.  More...

Recipe Corner

Mexi-Spiced Nuts

2 cups pecan halves 2 cups roasted peanuts 1/4 cup melted margarine or butter 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 More...