2010-12-29

Steer Tag-In Day Set For Jan. 15



The Ohio State University Extension office of Fulton County tag-in day for steers is Saturday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m.-12 noon, at the Fulton County Fairgrounds Beef Breeding Building, St. Rt. 108 north of Wauseon. All dairy steers, market steers, and born and raised steers must be ear tagged and retinal scanned to be eligible to be shown at the 2011 […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000 Mark R. Stockman, Ridgeville Corners, was named Engineer of the Year by the County Engineer Association of Ohio. He is the Paulding County Engineer and a 1974 graduate of AHS. In a period of nine hours and 10 minutes, Friday, Dec. 22, two car-train crashes on Fulton County Road 18 killed one and […]

Singing Dolls



Letter To The Editor



In a television interview during the Division I football championship game, Ohio High School Athletic Commissioner Daniel Ross stated that the association was considering adding a seventh division in football to promote fairness in competition. If the association were truly concerned about fairness in competition it would have established separate tournaments and playoffs for public and non-public schools years ago. […]

Park Board to Review Swimming Pool Rates



Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, told members of the Park Board they will need to look at increasing the cost of swimming lessons for 2011 during their Tuesday, Dec. 14, meeting. Currently, the pool charges $20 for a two-week course of lessons. Of that $20, $3 has gone to the American Red Cross for administration expenses. At […]

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Every Fireman Knows

On the icy morning of Dec. 22, 1910, Chicago firefighters rushed to battle a fire in a meatpacking warehouse in the Union Stockyards on the city’s South Side. The equipment of the day included horse-drawn steam fire engines. The firefighters had only one way to attack the fire: Leap onto a 4-foot-tall loading dock with a rickety wooden canopy, leaving […]

Sales Tax Revenue Tops $5 Million



With a half-percent (.5%) increase, the Fulton County sales tax brought in more than $5 million in 2010, eclipsing the $4.2 million record set in 2008. But even without the increase, the sales tax results for the year showed a sign of improvement. Sales Tax Explained A sales tax is assessed on certain items sold and some services performed in […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; piano offertory, Andy Wilhelm. Message, “Satan’s Eyes,” Jesse Kahler, Drama, “Satan,” written by Deb Neuenschwander and dramatized by Adam Steider. Second service: praiselude by worship team band, offertory, message and drama same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: prelude, offertory chimes by the Beck family; Eric and […]

Archbold Police Log



Dec. 19 No reports. Dec. 20 7:05 pm: Found property, Circle K, notified owner. Dec. 21 4:05 pm: Found property, Pamida, notified owner. Dec. 22 No reports. Dec. 23 9:50 pm: Loud, continuous engine racing, 200 block Wilson St., advised to keep it down. Dec. 24 6:46 am: A car, driven by Phillip J. Cote, 23, Fayette, was traveling north […]

Middle School Teachers Using Small Computers



Netbooks, small, less-expensive laptop computers, are being used by teachers and students at Archbold Middle School, Royal Short, Archbold Middle School principal, told the district school board during its Monday, Dec. 20 meeting. He said using the smaller machines allows students to get some brief experience using computers without having to spend an entire class period in the school computer […]


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