Restaurant Closes

Blaze & Babes, the familystyle pizza restaurant that opened earlier this year, has closed. Alex Kidston, restaurant owner, said, “We just made a family decision that this was the best route to take for the family.” “It’s a tough economy, and a tough time to start a business,” he said. Blaze & Babe’s last day was Sunday, Nov. 6.

Fayette Man Complains About Flat Tire Oct. 31

Steven T. Garcia, rural Fayette, complained to Archbold police that a tire on his vehicle was flattened due to metal in the roadway, and holds the Village of Archbold responsible. Police were called to Mc- Donald’s parking lot about 12:53 pm, Monday, Oct. 31, where they met with Garcia. The police report said Garcia told an APD officer he was […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club

The Archbold Boys U14 soccer team finished as league runner-up with a 6- 0-4 record. The Streaks’ final game was Monday, Oct. 24, against Maumee under the lights of Spengler Field. Archbold went to work early in the first half when Jeremy Lerma crossed to AJ Short at 5:53 for goal number one. At 15:00, Connor Wyse passed up to […]

2011-11-09 E-Edition

FFA News

Four Pettisville FFA members participated in the National FFA Agriscience Fair, in conjunction with the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 20-22. Chrysta Beck was one of 25 participants in the Zoology: Division 1 event. Beck’s project, titled “The Effects of Different Colored Light on the Growth of the White Cornish-Cross Strain,” was awarded a gold emblem. Zoology […]

Fatal Traffic Crashes

Fulton County • 2007-11

Year Number of Fatal Crashes* OVI Related** 2007 10 5 2008 8 3 2009 5 1 2010 5 1 2011 5 1 Source: Ohio State Highway Patrol. *Crashes involving the death of one or more persons. **Crashes determined to involve a motorist operating while under the influence of alcohol, drugs of abuse, or both. Includes crashes through Nov. 1, 2011. […]

Rufenacht Remembers 1971 Championship Team

This year was the 40th anniversary of the state championship victory for the Archbold American Legion baseball team. Bill Rufenacht, Archbold, who was the coach, said the team defeated Hillsboro 10-7 in the championship game, played at Ashland. Team members held a reunion, Sunday, Oct. 9, with 20 of the 40 players returning. Several players don’t live in the area, […]

Sauder To Perform In Thanksgiving Day Parade

Mary Lee Sauder, AHS ‘11, will travel to New York City with the Miami University Marching Band to march in the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sauder, a freshman at Miami, is majoring in English: creative writing. She is the daughter of Kevin and Sandy, Archbold. Miami’s marching band was selected as one of 10 bands in the nation to participate […]

Veterans Day

The eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918, was the time and date of the end of World War I, the four-year nightmare in central Europe that led to the death of nine million persons. Before it was over, the United States was dragged into the affair, sending its young men to European battlefields, into […]


Hailey Galvan, AHS ‘10, had six blocks in a 99-24 Owens Community College season-opening victory over Lourdes University JV, Tuesday, Nov. 1. The daughter of Roel and Dana, she holds the singlegame school and national shot block records. She blocked 11 shots last year in February against Cincinnati State.