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Derailment In Indiana Blocks Crossing In Archbold

A train derailment in Indiana caused the Defiance Street Norfolk Southern crossing to be blocked for more than an hour late Friday morning, Dec. 8.  More...

Soccer Team Named Academic All-Ohio

The Archbold High School boys soccer team has been recognized as earning Academic All-Ohio status for the 2017 season. Teams receiving this honor are recognized by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Evelyn M. Weber

Evelyn M. Weber, age 76, of Wauseon, passed away early Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. More...

Mattie Mae (Miller) Nofziger

Mattie Mae (Miller) Nofziger passed away on Dec. 5, 2017, at the age of 95 in Eureka, Ill.  She was born on Oct. More...

Norma Jean Miller

Norma Jean Miller, 82, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly in Sarasota, Fla., on Dec. More...

People

4-H Advisors Recognized At Annual Banquet

The Fulton County 4-H program recently held its annual 4-H Advisor Recognition Banquet.  Advisors who achieved five, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 35 years of service were recognized:  More...

Couple Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Jaime and Alicia Tijerina are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.  Jaime Tijerina and Alicia Wyse were married Dec. 12, 1992 at Lockport Mennonite Church by Allen Rutter.  They have two children, Joslyn and Jalyn. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 4: Kaytlyn & Matthew Hill, Napoleon, boy.   More...

Opinion

Norfolk Southern Must Be Mindful Of Blocked Crossings

Commerce.  Commerce is defined as the exchange of goods between one location and another.  Whether it’s apples to Albany, plastics to Poughkeepsie, butter to Baltimore, or furniture from Archbold to Ft. Lauderdale, goods must move. More...

Building Strength At The Broken Places

Other Editors Say...

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”– Ernest Hemingway   Dec. 14 marks five years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007   Employees at Fypon, Ltd., and Sauder Manufacturing, created 700 candy cane ornaments that joined 2,750 other ornaments on the boughs of the 2007 Capitol Christmas tree.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Advent 2  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying The Knots: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Backward Boasting: Sickness” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Repairs To ConAgra Plant Still Underway

Terah J. Fox, spokesman for ConAgra, said repair work is still going on at the Archbold plant after a Sunday, Nov. More...

Fulton County Christmas Cheer Serves 427 Families, 741 Children

Fulton County Christmas Cheer, a county tradition for over 30 years, wrapped up last week, having served 427 families in need.  Cecily Rohrs, a community activist who lives in rural Archbold, has headed the event for 33 years, but it was in oper More...

Financial News Positive At Pettisville Schools

The Pettisville School Board received overall positive financial news at its regular board meeting, Monday, Dec. More...

Archbold McDonald’s Gets New Look

Jim Rivello, owner of the Archbold McDonald’s, said the restaurant is being totally rearranged, inside and out.  “The outside will have a whole new look and the inside will have a whole new look,” he said.  More...

 

News

Corn Crop Better Than Expected

Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said it’s too soon for firm numbers, but he believes corn yields were a little bit better than the averages Fulton County farmers anticipated.  But soybean yields across the county w More...

Archbold Men Receive International Lions Award

Jerry Rohrs and Karlin Wyse, two longtime Archbold Lions Club members, were recently named the first Melvin Jones Fellows in ALC history.  The award is based on club donations to humanitarian needs in communities around the world.  Rohrs an More...

Two Accidents Friday

There were two vehicle mishaps in the village on Friday, Dec. 8, Archbold police reports state.  The first occurred at 10:41 am, when a semi, driven by Melvin L. More...

Public Record

Village-Owned Trailer Stolen

A trailer valued at $1,450, owned by the village of Archbold, was stolen. The Archbold police report states the trailer, with fold-up ramps, was stolen from the water department building at 700 North Street sometime between 11:24 am, Saturday, Nov. More...

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 1   11:12 am: Vehicle unlock, Archbold Medical Center.  3:18 pm: Found property, 100 block W. Mechanic St., returned to owner before officer arrived.  7:20 pm: Accident, N. Defiance St. at Norfolk Southern railroad crossing. More...

Public Meetings

SWCD  Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon.  ADAMhs Board  More...

Sports

Streaks Tame Wildcats And Bulldogs

Archbold hosted a pair of non-conference games last week, defeating Edgerton 58-33 and Kalida 69-41 to improve its record to 2-1.  “Right now we’re not hitting a whole lot of perimeter shots, but it’ll start falling for us,&rdq More...

Blue Streak Girls Raise Record To 4-0

Archbold recorded two girls basketball non-league victories of at least 24 points each to raise its record to 4-0.  The Streaks hosted Fairview, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Pettisville Boys Raise Record To 4-0

Pettisville battled a pair of Buckeye Border Conference teams last week and remained perfect on the season.  The Birds blasted Edon 72- 32 and defeated a pesky Montpelier squad 49-34 to run their record to 4-0, 3-0 BBC.  “I think it&r More...