2009-10-14

Streaks Beat Delta, Stay Atop NWOAL



It was a battle of two 5-0 volleyball teams in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. Both wanted to stay on top in the league standings. Archbold, ranked second in the coaches’ association Division III poll, was 17-0 overall. Delta was 16-1. The two rivals clashed in The Thunderdome at AHS, Tuesday, Oct. 6, with loud, screaming fans providing a tournamentlike […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; children’s challenge, “Heaven” and sermon, “Consummation: Life Ever After,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: CD praiselude, offertory, Holy Is The Lord,” Lori McQuade and worship team band; children’s challenge and sermon same as first service. Wednesday: Meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for pre-K – grade 6, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team […]

Car, Truck Collide



A car and a pickup truck collided at the intersection of St. Rt. 66 and Co. Rd. E about 7:14 am, Tuesday, Oct. 6, a Fulton County Sheriff report said. Jeremiah Lee McAfee, 28, Fayette, was driving a car east on Co. Rd. E and failed to yield the right of way at the stop sign at the intersection at […]

Zaborniak Wins Emmy



Steve Zaborniak, Archbold, was part of a television production team creating a public service announcement that won an Emmy award. Zaborniak wrote the music for a PSA called “Toledo on the Move” for a Toledo television station. He was teamed up with a producer, editor, and graphic artist. Zaborniak was listed as composer and audio engineer. Zaborniak’s work has been […]

Bontrager Field Goal Seals Win Over Delta



Archbold (5-2, 4-1 NWOAL) is making a habit of spoiling other schools’ Homecomings. After the Streaks pummeled Montpelier 63-0 on Oct. 2, they traveled to Delta (1-6, 1-4 NWOAL), Friday, Oct. 9. AHS again spoiled their host’s chance for a Homecoming victory when junior Aaron Bontrager nailed a 33-yard field goal with eight seconds left for a 17-15 win. “I […]

4-H News



The Ridge Kids 4-H Club, Ridgeville Corners, celebrated the completion of a very successful year at the Henry County 4-H Recognition Day program, Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Henry County Fairgrounds. Recognized as 4-H honor members: Alex Hurst, Anna Woolace, Ben Eggers, Brittany Beaverson, Brodie Miller, Brodie Ranzau, Mitchell Hogrefe, Quinton Ranzau, Rachel Wiemken, Rebecca Addington, Rebekah Eggers, Robert Addington, […]

Men Sentenced



Two men were recently sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •David Ostrander, 33, Swanton; pleaded guilty to nonsupport of dependents; between June 2007 and December 2008, failed to provide child support totaling $4,355; sentenced Sept. 24 to 24 days, Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, at his cost; placed on two years community control; ordered to pay prosecution costs, seek […]

Weather Slows Harvest



Cool, wet weather is delaying harvest for Fulton County farmers. “We’re a couple weeks behind,” Greg LaBarge, Fulton County Agricultural Extension agent, said Monday. “We can’t seem to get any drying weather to dry down the crop. It continues to rain, and between rain, we get cloudy weather.” What are needed, he said, are warmer temperatures. Ideally, there would be […]

Div. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups



Matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn. Archbold hosts the Div. III sectional tournament, where the Streaks (20-0) received the number one seed. Delta (18-2) is seeded second. Archbold plays Swanton (3- 15) in a sectional semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 6:15 p.m. The winner plays Liberty Center (12-6) for a sectional title, Saturday, Oct. […]

Whitt Named October Resident Of The Month At Fairlawn



Sara Whitt was named the October Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Born June 14, 1923 to Opal and Claude Cheesebro in Onstead, Mich, she was one of six children. Her father moved the family quite often, so Sara attended various schools, one being the Chesterfield School. Sara never liked school so after she graduated from […]


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