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Breaking News - 5/27/2016 8:58 AM

DIVISION III REGIONAL SOFTBALL SEMIFINAL

Archbold 12, Paulding 1 (5 innings)

Paulding led 1-0 after the top of the first inning, but it was all Archbold after that as the Blue Streaks defeated the Panthers 12-1 in five innings in their Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/26/2016 4:19 PM

Body Found In Harrison Lake - updated

Update Eric Heis, public information officer with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, identified the body found in Harrison Lake as that of Steven Moden, Jr., 38, of Fayette. Heis said Moden's body was pulled from the Harrison Lake sh More...

German Township Trustees Vote 2-1 Against Moving Rt. 66 To Rd. 24

More Than 30 Attend Meeting; All Speakers Oppose Project

The German Township Trustees voted to oppose the realignment of St. Rts. 66 and 2 to Co. Rd. 24 during its Monday, May 23 meeting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Thomas Eugene Nafziger

Pastor Thomas Eugene Nafziger of Bradenton, Fla., passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the age of 69. Tom was born to parents Lester and Marjorie Nafziger on Dec. 22, 1946, in Wauseon. In 1966 he married Shirley Ann Klopfenstein. More...

Public Record

Grand Jury Indicts Eight

The Fulton County Grand Jury returned indictments against eight people during its Monday, May 16 session, said Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecutor. Among those indicted was Jon H. Ordway, 34, of Archbold. More...

Goldsmith Sentenced On Drug Trafficking Charge

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Gregory Goldsmith, 26, Archbold, was given a prison sentence in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, May 17. Goldsmith was indicted by a Fulton County grand jury on Jan. More...

Vehicle Vandalized

Christine L. Adams, 35, 424 1/2 Ditto St., Archbold, told officers her car was vandalized while it was parked at her residence. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Defend District Track Title

The Archbold girls track team defended its Division III district track team title, Thursday, May 19, and Saturday, May 21, at Ayersville. The Streaks finished with 107 points and won six events. More...

Wyse Home Run Propels Streaks Into Sweet 16

The Archbold softball team won its eighth Division III district title in 10 years and 29th in school history with a pair of hard-fought wins against Elmwood and Eastwood, both members of the Northern Buckeye Conference, last week. More...

Archbold Wins District Baseball Title

Archbold won its first Division III district championship since 2005, the year the Streaks won the state title, Saturday, May 21, clipping Tinora 2-0 at Defiance College. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians 4: A Rare Secret (To Be Learned),” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center May 12: Erin & Greg Clapp, Swanton, boy. May 13: Amanda & Sean Smith, Delta, twin boys. May 16: Taylor Dotson, Metamora, girl. May 18: Natalie & Preston Torbet, Wauseon, girl. More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2016 10:45 PM

DIVISION III REGIONAL TRACK

The Archbold girls 4x400 team of Julia Lambert, Emily Roth, Gwynne Riley, and Dakota Stamm won a regional title at the Div. III regional track & field meet at Tiffin, Friday, May 27. More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2016 7:47 PM

DIVISION III REGIONAL BASEBALL FINAL

Clear Fork 4, Archbold 3

It was a game of "what-ifs" for the Archbold baseball team.On top 3-0 after the top of the third inning, things quickly fell apart for Archbold as Clear Fork scored 4 runs in the bottom of the inning, which held up for a 4-3 regional championship for More...

Breaking News - 5/26/2016 9:49 PM

DIVISION III REGIONAL BASEBALL SEMIFINAL

Archbold 4, Elmwood 0

Archbold advanced to the Div. More...

A TRIO OF DISTRICT CHAMPION TEAMS

The AHS softball team won its second straight Division III district championship and eighth in 10 years, Saturday, May 21. More...

AHS Graduation Speakers Recognize Influences, Talents

Speakers at the Archbold High School 124th commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 22, recognized those who influenced the lives of the graduates, recognized their accomplishments, and predicted bright futures for each. More...

 

News

Principal Pelted

As part of the last Character Program for the 2015-16 school year, Wednesday, May 18, Pettisville elementary students worked on challenges involving cooperation. More...

Henry Co. Commissioner To Vote Against Rt. 66 Realignment

Tom VonDeylen, a Henry County commissioner, said he would not vote to realign St. Rts. 66 and 2 to Co. Rd. 24. More...

A Saturday Drive

Alina Falk, Fort Wayne, Ind., is all smiles after she went for a ride in Jack Stover’s 1903 electric car. Antique vehicle owners brought their autos from miles around to Sauder Village, Saturday, May 21, for the antique car gathering. More...

People

FFA News

Twenty-two Pettisville FFA members attended the 88th Ohio FFA Convention, May 5- 6, in Columbus. State convention consists of five sessions. More...

AHS 2016 Honors Awards

4.0 GPA Award Hope Nofziger, Anna Schoenhals. Academic GPA Awards More...

Aspiring Rappers?

Mitchell Hogrefe and Madeline Schrickel, AHS seniors, perform a rap song during the AHS Senior Talent Show, Thursday, May 19. Their act was one of several presented for fellow students.– photo by David Pugh More...

Opinion

Memorial Day

In Old Testament times, persons would wear sackcloth, a coarse fabric made from goat hair, and put ashes over their heads to symbolize they were mourning a loss. More...

Archbold Turns 150

Monday was the official day Archbold turned 150 years old. It was a day like most any other. Men and women went to work; children attended school, and other than some cupcakes for the youngsters, it was remarkably normal. More...

Letter To The Editor

It is time once again for the North Pointe garage sales. A lot of people look forward to this event every year (as do the trick-or-treaters, once a year). More...