2011-03-23

“Fierce” Wins Bible Quiz Tourney



Area Bible quizzers and their supporters were treated to a fun day of tournament quizzing for the local quizzing finale, Sunday, March 20. After praise and worship time, Glen Coblentz, North Clinton pastor, gave a rousing welcome to the crowd in attendance. The season’s top 25 individuals and quizzers who recited the most memory verses were recognized, followed by a […]

Public Meetings



SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, March 28, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, March 28, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. —— The lamp of genius burns quicker than the lamp […]

Stevens Wins Title



Chandler Stevens, an Archbold High School senior, won the Ohio Boys Singles Bowling Championship, Sunday, March 20, in Columbus. The event was sponsored by the Ohio High School bowling program. Bowling in the high school junior-senior division, Stevens rolled six games with scores of 202 to 231. His sixgame total was 1,282, for an average of 213.7. His scores topped […]

County Dept. Of Job & Family Services Annual Report Has Good News



Ken Caldwell, director of the Fulton County Department of Job and Family Services, said there’s some good news in the department’s annual report. Recently presented to the Fulton County Commissioners, Caldwell said the number of Fulton County residents receiving medical benefits through the federal Medicaid program increased by about 300 from 2010 to 2011, to almost 6,000. But the rate […]

Walter Scholarships For 2011 Announced



Trisha King, Archbold High School, and Marie Engle, Pettisville High School, both seniors, have been named the 2011 Franklin B. Walter scholarship winners for their school districts. The Walter scholarship honors Franklin B. Walter, state superintendent of schools from 1977 until 1991. The Ohio Educational Service Center Association created the award in 1990. One senior student in each school district […]

Rural Archbold Man In Crash



Brandon E. Hamilton, 19, rural Archbold, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a one-vehicle crash on Co. Rd. D about 8:48 am, Friday, March 11. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Hamilton was driving a pickup truck east on Co. Rd. D and went off the left side of the road about a half-mile […]

Birds Win BBC And League Tournament



News From The OHSAA



Regional and state volleyball, soccer, and field hockey tournaments in 2010 made profits. That’s according to information presented to the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors, Thursday, Feb. 17. Football information was not included in the report. Volleyball made a profit of $72,034; soccer, $101,295; and field hockey, $861. Three sports ran a defi- cit: girls tennis, $2,845; […]

February Snowfall Heavier Than Usual



If you thought there was a lot of snow in February, you were right. Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant workers recorded 20.5 inches of snow for the month. That’s almost double February 2010, when 10.8 inches fell. Between 2005 and 2011, no single February total came close to February 2011. The second-highest snowfall was recorded in 2008, when there was 14.75 […]

Charges Still Pending Against Two



Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said charges are still pending in connection with two incidents that occurred during the week of March 6-12. One of the incidents occurred in East Gardens, Saturday, March 12, when a man identified as a family or household member of Stephany Varble, 22, East Gardens, allegedly struck her on the left cheek, causing a cut […]


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