May 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fulton, Henry County Commissioners Oppose Rerouting Of St. Rt. 66, Co. Rd. 24

The Fulton and Henry County Commissioners have each recommended “nobuild” options for the proposed realignment of St. Rt. 66 along the present Co. Rd. More...

High School Graduation Day

Archbold and Pettisville high schools held graduation ceremonies, Sunday, May 28. Above: Rebekah Wyse, AHS, shakes hands with Karen Walker, a teacher at the Four County Career Center. She is about to receive her diploma. More...

Archbold High School Graduates 99

Archbold High School presented diplomas to members of the Class of 2017, Sunday, May 28.  The Class of 2017 is the 125th class to graduate from AHS.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, told the graduates the commencement exercise marks the end of o More...

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Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Jesse R. Miller, 82, Wauseon, died May 23, 2017. Survivors include his wife, Arlene, and seven children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Olen King

Olen King, 97, of Archbold, passed away peacefully at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Facility, surrounded by his family, on May 23, 2017.  He was born Sept. More...

Alice A. Riegsecker

Alice A. More...

People

Beck's Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Jay and Ruth Beck, Archbold, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.  Jay Beck and Ruth Huffman were married June 1, 1947, at St. More...

Honor Students

Tyson Lersch and Dylan Lantz, AHS graduates, were named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Opinion

Tending Your Property Helps Everyone

With Memorial Day over, the summer season is here, and it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and warm weather.  While anytime is really the right time to tend to your property, now is the perfect time to do all those jobs that h More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 6, 2007   Workers at St. John Lutheran Church, near the intersection of St. Rts. 6 and 66 placed a fiberglass steeple atop the new sanctuary Friday morning, June 1.  More...

Everyone Should Learn CPR

Other Editors Say...

Even people who are “over the hill” should learn CPR– as a story from Battle Ground, Wash., attests.  “Over the Hill” happens to be the name of a basketball league that plays there; members have to be at least 35. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Seventh Sunday of Easter  Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Melissa Kinkaid, prelude; Lisa Waidelich, worship leader; Cloyce & Nancy Nofziger, Cork & Peg Rufenacht, greeters; Randy Kauffman, chorister; Elaine Frey, childrens lesson. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 19: Amanda White, Defiance, boy.  May 21: Abby & Daniel Rethmel, Stryker, boy.  May 23: April Savage, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Breaking News - 6/3/2017 12:04 PM

DIV. III STATE TRACK - Free Access

The Archbold girls 4x200 team (Macey Rupp, Emily Roth, Gwynne Riley, Dakota Stamm) finished second at the Div. III state track & field championships, Saturday, June 3, in Columbus. The Streaks ran the race in 1:42.84. More...

DIV. III STATE TRACK

Pettisville Girls 4x800 Place Second

The Pettisville girls 4x800 team of Elizabeth Sauder, Nichole Foor, Morgan Leppelmeier, and Alexa Leppelmeier shredded 15 seconds off their school record time and finished second at the Div. More...

OSHA Fines Sauder Woodworking $34,117

Sauder Woodworking has been fined $34,117 by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, as a result of three inspections.  The three inspections resulted in four serious violations. More...

Kruse Honors War Dead, Wing Tells of Vietnam At Memorial Day Services

In Memorial Day services in Archbold and Pettisville, Jeffrey Kruse, a U.S. Air Force major general, and Steve Wing, a Vietnam veteran, honored the nation’s war dead.  More...

Ridgeville Corners Road Closure Starts Mon.

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced the replacement of a culvert on US 6 in Ridgeville Corners that will close part of the downtown area.  US 6 will close starting Monday, June 5, between First Street and Co. Rd. 20B. More...

 

News

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 5-9   MONDAY: swedish meatballs, egg noodles, cooked cabbage, crumb topped peaches, fresh apples.  TUESDAY: chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, pie.  WEDNESDAY: sausage & kraut or pork roast, More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...

Receive State FFA Degrees

Four members of the Pettisville FFA received their State FFA degrees. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 18   11:36 am: Welfare check, 1200 block Stryker St.  11:54 am: Traffic detail, funeral, 600 block N. Defi- ance St.  2:25 pm: Traffic detail, crossing guard, Franklin St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

May 15   11:14 am: Fairlawn Haven, heart, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  5:15 pm: Willow Way, medical, public assist.  May 16   3:37 pm: 500 block Stamm St., fall, public assist.  May 17   More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court  Tiffany Flathers, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Thomas Flathers, Wauseon, defendant. Domestic violence.  Alisha Cammarn, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Adam Partin, Delta, defendant. More...

Sports

Rupp, McQuade Advance To Elite Eight Before Falling At State Tennis

Jereme Rupp, an AHS senior, and Luke McQuade, a junior, won their first doubles match at the Division II state boys tennis tournament before falling in the second round, Friday, May 26.  The first boys doubles team in AHS history to advance to s More...

Archbold, Pettisville Girls Share Regional Track Championship

Archbold and Pettisville each finished with 53 points to share the Division III regional track and field girls team championship, Wednesday and Friday, May 24 and 26, at Tiffin.  The Archbold 4x200-meter relay team of Macey Rupp, Emily Roth, Gwy More...

AHS Baseball Falls To Eastwood 5-4 In Regional Semifinal

Ahead 4-1 after three innings, Archbold watched its hopes for a return to the Division III regional baseball finals vanish as Eastwood scored four runs in the fourth for a 5-4 victory, Thursday, May 25, in the regional semifinals.  More...