January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Get Second Interviews For NSCC Presidency

James Bellamy, marketing and communications representative for Northwest State Communi t y College, said two candidates are getting second interviews for the college presidency.  Tom Stuckey, current president, announced his retirement to the co More...

Photo

A hallway at the Pettisville schools was decorated for Arctic Day, Tuesday, Dec. 19. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Shirley L. Hayes

Shirley L. Hayes, age 81, of Archbold, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at CHP–Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

Lawrence E. Short

Lawrence E. Short, 96, of Archbold, was dismissed in peace to join his Lord and Savior a few minutes after midnight on Dec. 26, 2017. He joined his wife of 75 years, Ruby V. Short, who preceded him in death in July 2017. More...

Kenneth J. Grime

Kenneth J. Grime, age 90, of West Unity, passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, in his residence with his family at his side.  Kenny was born Jan. More...

People

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Dec. 27: Lanette & Nathan Falor, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Sports

Streaks Stop Eastwood For Fifth Win

Archbold fell behind early in the first quarter, but the Streaks came back to take a lead they would not relinquish and defeated Eastwood 70-51 at the Thunderdome, Friday, Dec. More...

Archbold Girls Survive Scare From Perrysburg, Improve To 9-1 On Year

Archbold withstood a fourth-quarter rally by Perrysburg to bring home a 47-43 non-league girls basketball victory, Wednesday, Dec. 27.  The Streaks led 14-11 after one, 30-19 at the half, and 39-27 after three. More...

AHS Wrestlers Ninth At Border War Invite

Archbold competed in the Tri-State Border War Wrestling Invitational at Defiance College, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 29-30.  Niles (Mich.) won the championship, scoring 158.5 points. Findlay was second with 155. More...

Big Changes At Wyse Commons

There have been a lot of changes at Wyse Commons, in the Fairlawn Retirement Campus, in the last few months.  Not only in appearance, with new paint and carpet going in, or in tangible things, like lights and air conditioners.  Changes have More...

Sheriff: No Calls From Supreme Court To Free Noah Pelmear

Noah Wayne Pelmear, the 27-year-old Archbold man who was freed from the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio by an Ohio Supreme Court order, is waiting for the highest court in the state to make a decision.  Pelmear is appealing his convictions More...

Businesses Have Looked At Archbold; More Middle Income Housing Needed, Mayor Says

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor since 2016, said businesses have looked at opening operations in Archbold.  “We have had several people kicking the tires in the last couple of years, but nobody has pulled the trigger to do anything,” Fry More...

Looking For First Baby Of 2018

The title of the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2018 is waiting to be claimed.  The Buckeye First Baby of 2018 is the first baby of the year born to parents living in the Archbold or Pettisville school districts after 12 a.m., Monday, Jan. 1. More...

 

News

First, Third, Fourth Graders Get Breakfast

In her written report to the Archbold School Board, Dorothy Lambert, elementary principal, said students in three classes were treated to a breakfast.  The board was presented with principal reports during its Monday Dec. 18 meeting.  More...

Mini Birds Learn Skills

Doug King, left, demonstrates “boxing out,” a basketball technique, during Pettisville Mini Bird basketball practice for fifth and sixth graders, Thursday, Dec. 28. More...

Organizations

Single & Parenting  Single & Parenting group, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., West Clinton Mennonite Church, 18029 Co. Rd. C, Wauseon.  Mood Disorders  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 22   12:44 pm: Vehicle unlock, 800 block N. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Nathaniel Saldivar, Archbold, plaintiff vs Brianna Saldivar, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce.  Jeannie Dijak, Archbold, plaintiff vs Chris Bates, Archbold, defendant. 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.)   Molly E. More...

Opinion

Repairing The Damage Locally... But What About The Nation?

Division: the condition or instance of being divided in opinion or interest: disagreement, disunity (Merriam Webster dictionary).  Whatever name you want to put to it– division, disagreement, or disunity– we know about it.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008   Lisa Arend, Fulton County Economic Development director, said county officials are working on five business retention or expansion projects. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday After Christmas  St. Martin’s Lutheran   More...