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Breaking News - 4/16/2014 4:43 PM

NSCC Tuition Going Up About 2.2%

    The per credit hour tuition cost for Northwest State Community College students will go up from $146 to $149.25 starting with summer semester.    The NSCC board of trustees approved the tuition increase at their Tuesday, More...

County, State Agency Work Together On New $8.3 Million Building Project

The Ohio Department of Transportation and the Fulton County commissioners are putting together plans for a combined ODOT highway garage-Fulton County office building. More...

Pettisville Prom Is A Jungle

Attendees danced the night away in a jungle setting during the Pettisville High School prom, Saturday, April 12. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ralph H. Heer

Ralph H. Heer, age 92, of rural Stryker and formerly of Archbold, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Ralph learned to fly at the Angola Airport and spent his lifetime flying. More...

Arvilla “Janey” Kennedy

Arvilla “Janey” Kennedy, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, April 7, 2014, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

People

AHS Class Of 1944 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1944 held its 70th class reunion at The Barn Restaurant, Saturday, April 12. Front row, from left: Helen (Grieser) Snyder, Norbert Lisak, Robert Short. More...

PHS 79th Reunion

Maurice Rupp and Meredith Britsch Beck, 96, members of the Pettisville High School Class of 1935, held their 79th class reunion with a breakfast at the home of Merle and Marlene Beck, Tuesday, April 8. More...

Give Him A Lift

Daniel Sauder, PHS senior class president, is lifted by the crowd during the PHS prom, Saturday, April 12, at the Sara’s Garden Hope Center, Wauseon.– photo by David Pugh More...

Opinion

Disaster Brings Everyone Together

Last month part of a hill in the state of Washington– more like a mountain to us in northwest Ohio– fell down upon a housing development. So far, 36 people are confirmed dead; some may never be found. More...

Old Photo Corner

“Guess Who” photos are good entertainment. James Frey owns this antique and his grandmother Opal DeVries is the first person at left in the second row. Readers get to guess the others. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 21, 2004 Following an hour-long discussion, the Archbold School Board settled on offering four sections of allday, every-day kindergarten, with two sections of half-day classes. More...

Spring Home Improvement

Find Rebates For Energy-Efficient Spring Home Improvements

Home improvements that increase energy efficiency are appealing on many levels, from saving you money on heating and cooling costs to the confidence you get from knowing you're doing something good for the environment. More...

Solve Everyday Setbacks With Four Simple "Life Hacks"

Fifty-six percent of adults who completed home improvements in the past year spent $1,000 or more. More...

Create Inviting Outdoor Spaces For Entertaining

From barbecues and games of bocce to parties and candlelit dinners, your outdoor space can be a hub for entertaining friends and family. Try to create a living room for your outdoor space. More...

Breaking News - 4:34 PM

Rural Delta Man Dead After Possible Hunting Accident

    Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, announced Thursday afternoon Chad Spiess, 51, rural Delta, died Wednesday, April 16, in what is being called a "possible hunting accident."    Sheriff Department deputies responded More...

Breaking News - 4/17/2014 4:50 PM

South Defiance Street-West Barre Road-Lafayette Street Intersection To Close Monday, April 21

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said Thursday, April 17 the South Defiance Street-West Barre Road-Lafayette Street intersection will be closed Monday, April 21.Crews from B & J Concrete & Construction, Toledo, will begin work o More...

Water Rates Going Up 2%

Water bills in the Village of Archbold will go up 2% starting with the June billing cycle after action by Archbold Village Council during its Monday, April 7 meeting. More...

Seek Tax Hike For County Senior Center

Local Voters To Face Three Levies May 6

Registered voters in Fulton County will be asked to approve a tax rate increase for the county senior center in the spring primary election, Tuesday, May 6. More...

News

BGSU Grad Hired For Parks & Rec Post

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, told members of the Archbold Park Board that Ryan Weigel, Fremont, has been hired as recreation program supervisor. The board was told at its Wednesday, April 2 meeting. More...

Northwest State Receives State Funds For Building Project

Northwest State Community College has received a $1.4 million allocation from the most recent capital budget of the State of Ohio, which will partially fund a renovation that will eventually lead to more convenience for its students. More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H club held its third meeting, Thursday, March 27. Officers are Samantha Norman, president; Krista Thierry, vice president; Kailey Kruse, secretary; and Claire Foor, treasurer. More...

Public Record

Dirt Bike Escapes Police

A person riding an offroad motorcycle (dirt bike) eluded Archbold police, Sunday, April 6, a police report states. More...

Unwanted Persons

Two reports of unwanted persons were filed with Archbold police recently. Police were called to Shopko at 6:10 pm, Saturday, April 5, where a female clerk, age 17, complained about a male person who would come to the store and not leave her alone. More...

Archbold Police Log

April 4 10:45 am: 911 hang-up, 700 block N. Defiance St., child playing with phone. More...

Sports

AHS Sweeps Eisenhart Track Invitational

The Archbold boys track team defended its Bob Eisenhart Invitational title, and the AHS girls team made it a sweep, Friday, April 11, at Tinora. The boys team won nine events and scored 168 points to win the team title. More...

AHS Softball Starts 10-0

The Archbold softball team is 10-0, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League after five wins last week. The Streaks defeated Edgerton 6-0, Swanton 19-0, Bryan 14-3, Crestview 7-2, and Parkway 21-8. AHS 6, Edgerton 0 More...

Blue Streak Tennis Gets First Win

The Archbold boys tennis team won its first match of the season with a 5-0 blanking of Ayersville, Thursday, April 10, at Archbold. The Pilots didn’t win a single game in any of the matches. More...

Religion

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center April 3: Scarllette Johnson, Wauseon, girl. April 4: Heather & Michael Barnett, Wauseon, girl. April 7: Jenalee & Jordan Frank, Stryker, girl. April 8: Kristinia Young, Wauseon, boy. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; ministry spotlight: commissioning of Kent & Angie Morton, missionaries to Albania. Message, “Confront: When Someone Is In The Wrong,” Jesse Kahler. More...