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Breaking News - 10/21/2014 10:52 PM

Div. IV Volleyball District Semifinal

Toledo Christian Def. Pettisville In 4 Games

Toledo Christian defeated Pettisville 23-25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-22 in a Div. IV volleyball district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Defiance.TC plays Ayersville for a district championship, Thursday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m. More...

Goalkeepers Take Center Stage

Goalkeepers on the Archhbold and Pettisville boys and girls soccer teams saw plenty of action during their Division III sectional finals, Saturday, Oct. 18. More...

Alumni Band To Be AHS Tradition

A new tradition, to help teach students about an old one, has started at Archbold High School. On Friday, Oct. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Adriane K. Huffman

Dr. Adriane K. Huffman, age 34, of Columbus and formerly of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. More...

Todd A. Leu

Todd A. Leu, age 46, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Todd was born in Wauseon on Oct. 5, 1968, the son of Robert “Buggs” and Sally (Reichard) Leu. He was a member of Alcoholics Annonymous. More...

Freeman Lehman

Freeman A. Lehman, 82, of Kidron, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at his home following an extended illness. More...

People

FCCC Council

Lindsey White and Jeffery Sparks, seniors from Archbold at the Four County Career Center, are members of the FCCC Student Council for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Mynhier, Dunning To Marry Oct. 25

Lisa and the late Jim Mynhier, Fayette, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Chelsea, to Jimmy Dunning, son of James Dunning and the late Maribel Santiago, Archbold. More...

Couple To Wed Nov. 8 In Findlay

Elizabeth Hughes, daughter of Warren and Sharon, Findlay, and Nathan Wonsetler, son of Linda and Bruce Bernath, Lima, and Joseph Wonsetler, Swanton, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. More...

Opinion

Facing Facts On School Funding

It is an indisputable fact that sometime in the future, the Archbold Area School District will need more operating revenue. Christine Ziegler, chief fiscal officer, pointed out the future need during the Monday, Oct. 20 school board meeting. More...

Attempted Robbery Won't Change Archbold

Reports say that citizens of Archbold are all atwitter over the report of the attempted robbery of a pizza delivery driver, Sunday night, Oct. 19. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004 Chuck Rychener, Citizen of the Year, will be the first person to receive the honor posthumously. More...

Breaking News - 1:56 PM

Leppelmeier, Foor Advance To State Cross Country

Unofficial Results

Pettisville's Alexa Leppelmeier finished 10th and Nichole Foor was 11th at the Division III regional cross country meet at Tiffin, Saturday, Oct. 25.The results are unofficial.Leppelmeier finished in 20:06.2. More...

Breaking News - 10/23/2014 10:03 PM

Div III volleyball district semifinal

Otsego Def. Archbold in 3

Otsego defeated Archbold 25-17, 25-20, 25-14 in a Div. III volleyball district semifinal, Thursday, Oct. More...

Joe Wyse Named New Police Chief

Joe Wyse, Archbold, can list a lot of accomplishments in his lifetime: 18-year veteran police officer, 1989 AHS graduate, 2012 Bowling Green State University graduate, standout college football player. Now he can add another: police chief. More...

Police Investigate Attemped Robbery In Village Sunday

Archbold police are releasing few details of their investigation into an attempted armed robbery that occurred in Archbold about 8:01 pm, Sunday, Oct. 19. In a Monday, Oct. More...

Community Rushes To Aid Victims Of House Fire

The Archbold community is rushing in to help a local family touched by tragedy. A fire damaged the home of Martin and Wendy Mayer, Friday night, Oct. 17 (see article, page 4). More...

Autumn Colors

Summer is over and the air has turned cool, but the beauty of the fall season is at its peak. This tree in Ridgeville Corners has turned a brilliant orange and many others have turned bright shades of red and yellow.– photo by Pam Kruse More...

News

Ziegler Urges Dialogue For More School Money

Christine Ziegler, Archbold Area School District chief fiscal officer, urged the Archbold School Board to begin discussion of a possible future tax levy for additional revenue. Speaking to the board during its Monday, Oct. More...

Archbold School Board Approves Personnel Matters

The Archbold School Board approved several personnel matters during its Monday, Oct. 20 meeting. The board approved granting one-year contracts to four individuals for the 2014-15 school year to serve as tutors for the Ohio Graduation Test. More...

Big Harvest Days This Week

With better weather predicted for the end of this week, Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said farmers should be very busy bringing in the 2014 harvest. More...

Public Record

House Fire Displaces Family

Combustible materials too close to a light bulb are said to be the cause of a house fire that displaced a rural Archbold family, Friday, Oct. 17, said Russ Wyse, assistant Archbold fire chief. More...

Man Killed In Sunday Turnpike Crash

A semi struck a passenger car in a construction zone near Swanton about 8:53 pm, Sunday, Oct. 19, and killed the driver of the car, the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced. Dead is Robert R. Melnick, 58, Salem. More...

Bates In Serious Condition After Oct. 18 Crash

Brandy H. Bates, 44, West Unity, was in serious condition, Monday, Oct. 20, at Toledo Hospital after she was injured in a crash about 1:40 am, Saturday, Oct. 18. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Fourth At District Meet

The Archbold boys cross country team finished fourth at the Division III district cross country meet, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Widewater Retreat, Liberty Center. Liberty Center swept the boys and girls titles. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Wins In Shootout

It took more than 30 extra minutes of playing time, but Archbold finally defeated Oak Harbor 1-0 to win a Division III girls soccer sectional championship, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Archbold. More...

PHS Boys Soccer Falls In Sectional Final

The Pettisville boys soccer team lost to Ottawa Hills 3- 0 in a Division IV sectional final, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Ottawa Hills. The Green Bears had 11 shots on goal. The Birds had none. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Exodus: Living In A Relationship With God: Tabernacle-A Life of Intimacy,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 10: Danielle & Chad Elling, Wauseon, girl. Oct. 13: Lindsey & Jason Ferguson, Fayette, girl. Oct. 14: Hanna & Corey Shankleton, Stryker, girl. _________________________ More...

AHS Class Of 1954 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1954 held its 60th class reunion, Friday and Saturday, Oct. More...