January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown Archbold Railroad Crossings Blocked For 4 1/2 Hours Tuesday

Traffic congestion in the railroad network, and problems with the braking system of a train caused traffic tie-ups in Archbold yesterday, Tuesday.  A westbound Norfolk Southern train blocked the Defiance Street and Franklin Street crossings in A More...

Fire Training At Middle School

Archbold-German Township firefighters conducted a training exercise at the Archbold Middle School Monday night, Jan. 22. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Leona Anna (Rathge) Henry

Leona Anna (Rathge) Henry, 96, of Napoleon, took the hand of her Savior Jesus Christ and followed Him to her Heavenly home on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Fulton Manor, Wauseon. She was born Nov. More...

Arlene Mary Grieser

Arlene Mary Grieser, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away Jan. 24, 2018, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon where she was a patient for just a few days. More...

Anna Rose Kiesow

Anna Rose Kiesow, age 90 years, of Wauseon, was born June 3, 1927, and passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Her parents were Raymond and Dora (Short) Nafziger. She was the oldest of their children– Maurice, Ada, Alice, and Paul. More...

People

Honor Students

Gavin Morton, Archbold, was named to the president’s list for the 2017 first spring semester at Miami (Ohio) University.  Students must be in the top 20% to qualify.  -----  Mary Yoder, Archbold, was named to the dean’s lis More...

Honor Student

Gavin Morton, Archbold, was named to the president’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Miami (Ohio) University.  Students must be in the top 20% to qualify.   More...

Opinion

Railroad Crossings Blocked Again

A Norfolk Southern train blocked the North Defiance Street and Franklin Street railroad crossings for 4 1/2 hours yesterday, Tuesday. More...

Old Photo Corner

This postcard dated 1919 shows scenes in Archbold: St. Peter Catholic Church, the Lutheran Church, Defiance Street looking south and the interior of the Archbold Green House on Walnut St.–antique postcard courtesy David Layman   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008   The unnamed street that will extend south from Lafayette Street will extend an additional 550 feet to the south, connecting with Burke Street.  More...

Recipe Corner

Easy No-Bake Granola Bars

2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 2 cups crushed pretzels 1/2 cup organic dried cherries 1/2 cup organic dried cranberries 1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips 1 cup unsweetened peanut butter 1/2 cup brown rice syrup&nb More...

Honey Chocolate Covered Pretzels

3/4 cup honey per 12 ounces of chocolate chips 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 12 ounces white chocolate chips 1/4-1/3 cup evaporated milk per 12 ounces of chocolate chips 24 pretzel rods 1 bottle of r More...

Honey Cookies

1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup butter 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla   Combine flour and butter in mixer until fine. More...

Honor Band Participants

Students from Archbold High School participated in the All- Fulton County Honor Band during a performance Sunday, Jan. More...

Fulton County Residents Victims Of Card Skimmer In Lucas County

A credit card skimmer installed on gas pump number six at Ozzie’s General Market, 9980 Central Avenue, has victimized some Fulton County residents. Aaron Gladieux, a detective with the Fulton County Sheriff Department, said Monday, Jan. More...

German Township Transportation Issues Are The Topic Of Monday, Feb. 5 Meeting

Archbold Village Council has called a work session to discuss German Township transportation issues for the future.  The meeting is Monday, Feb. 5, 6 pm, in the Archbold Council Chambers. More...

Short Agriscience Teacher Of Year

Whitney Short, PHS ‘02, has been named National Agriscience Teacher of the Year for 2017, the second year in a row for someone with a connection to Pettisville to be recognized.  The award, presented by the National Association of Agricult More...

You May Pay More For Park Board Programs

Members of the Archbold Park Board discussed, but took no action on, an increase in fees charged for participation in various programs.  The matter was discussed at its Wednesday, Jan. 24 meeting.  More...

 

News

PHS Senior In Running For National Award

Gretchen Lee, a Pettisville High School senior, has had a short story selected as an “American Vision and Voices” regional nominee in the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program.  Her short story, “Resolute,” w More...

Officials Offer No Comment On Repayment

In response to an article in last week’s edition of this newspaper, Archbold officials declined to comment.  The article focused on the question of how Peggy Oyer, a leader of the movement to stop the St. Rt. More...

Fryman Questions, But Supports Township Fire Levy Decision

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, questions a decision by the German Township Trustees to request a 1.3- mill fire levy.  His question came during the Archbold Village Council meeting, Monday, Jan. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 19   10:56 am: Traffic detail, assist with blocking road, St. Rt. 2 at Sauder Village.  11:26 am: Vehicle unlock, 800 block Stryker St.  More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Feb. 1, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners.   Village Council  More...

Man Sentenced

During a sentencing hearing, Thursday, Jan. 25, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, a Bryan man was placed on community control after serving over two months in jail:   More...

Sports

Archbold Girls Improve To 14-1 With Wins Over PH, Springfield

Ranked seventh in Division III in last week’s high school girls basketball poll, Archbold won two close games last week to improve to 14-1, 3-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.  AHS 48, Springfield 42 (OT)   More...

Streaks Fall To Delta In State Duals Tourney

It was an early exit for the Archbold wrestlers after falling to Delta 40-29 in the quarterfinals of the Region 17A Dual Team Tournament, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Wrestlers Blank Evergreen, Stop LC

Archbold wrestlers traveled to Montpelier, Thursday, Jan. 25, for a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League contests.  Archbold shut out Evergreen 73-0 and defeated Liberty Center 43-19. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Judges 4&5: The Joy of Obedience,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Ladies Bible Study Begins

The Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday, Feb. 6, 9:30 am, on the book “Bad Girls of the Bible.”   More...

2018 Bible Quiz Season At The Halfway Point

At the halfway point of the Bible Quiz season, eight teams still have a good chance to win the season.  In the Sunday, Jan. More...