January 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Snowy Brunch

Snow and cold on Monday, Jan. 15, didn’t stand in the way of a mid-morning brunch for horses at Sauder Village. These three were munching on hay while snow was falling.– photo by David Pugh   More...

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Obituaries

Lois Jeanne (Bernard) Miller

Lois Jeanne (Bernard) Miller was born in Bellevue, to Lester Sutton and Irma (Englehart) Bernard on July 21, 1933, and passed from this life to the next on Jan. 10, 2018.  She grew up there and graduated from Bellevue High School in 1951.  More...

Flossie M. Sanders

Flossie M. Sanders, age 93, of Stryker, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 12, 2018, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, surrounded by her loving family.  Flossie was born in Williams County, Ohio, on Dec. More...

Bernard J. Layman

Bernard J. Layman, age 73, of Archbold, passed away Thursday, Jan. More...

Sports

Streaks Improve To 10-1 With Win Over Tigers

Ten Blue Streaks got in the scoring column as Archbold defeated Holgate 75-45, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Grime Wins Maumee Bay Individual Title

Archbold’s Gavin Grime won the 145-pound championship at the Maumee Bay Wrestling Classic at Clay High School, Friday-Saturday, Jan. More...

Rupp Signs Letter Of Intent

Trevor Rupp, AHS ‘18, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to play golf at Spring Arbor (Mich.) University. Seated with him are his parents, Keith and Linda. More...

Drug Mart Coming To Archbold

Discount Drug Mart, a Medina based chain of 73 stores, plans to construct a $3 million, 28,000 square-foot facility on South Defiance Street, Steve Ferris, governmental and public affairs director, confirmed Monday.  The building is set to open More...

Archbold Will Not Have To Repay $1.3 Million: ODOT

Rebecca Dangelo, a public information officer for the Ohio Department of Transportation, said the village of Archbold will not have to repay $1.3 million if it chooses to stop the St. Rt. More...

Township Trustees To Seek 1.3-Mill Additional Levy For Fire Department

The German Township Trustees agreed to place 1.3 mills for fire protection on the Tuesday, May 8 primary election ballot.  The trustees held what were technically two separate meetings, Monday, Jan. More...

 

News

Definite Increase In Flu, Flu-Like Illness, Says County Health Department Official

There has been “a definite increase” in influenza and influenza-like illnesses in the county, said Kim Cupp, Fulton County Health Department commissioner.  In a press release, Cupp said the increase in influenza in the county “ More...

Having a Bite

A squirrel takes a moment to sit on fence and enjoy at bite of an acorn in the Woodland Park neighborhood, Saturday, Jan. 13.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Archbold Residents Among Those Indicted

Two Archbold residents and a California man accused of transporting 70 pounds of marijuana on the Ohio Turnpike have been indicted. The Fulton County Grand Jury met Monday, Jan. 8, and handed down indictments against 14 people. Justin W. More...

Archbold Police Assist With Trailer Recovery

Archbold police assisted a Michigan trucking firm in recovering a refrigerated semi trailer around 5 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 9. More...

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 5   9:28 am: Crossing guard duty, Franklin St. More...

People

Honor Students

Cayla Walker, Archbold, and Brooke Waidelich, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Defiance College.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Opinion

Saturday Morning Terror

“THIS IS NOT A DRILL”

Another average cold Saturday afternoon in Archbold was another average beautiful morning in Hawaii when cell phones across the island state popped on with an unthinkable text message.   “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. More...

38 Minutes Of Fear In Hawaii

Other Editors Say...

In 1938, Orson Welles panicked the nation with a false alarm about a Martian invasion in the radio broadcast “The War of the Worlds.” That was farfetched, of course.  But what happened on Saturday (Jan. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. More...

Religion

Second Bible Quiz Won By 'Guards'

“Guards,” a team from host church Pettisville Missionary, took top team honors at the Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, Jan. 14.  Averaging 140 points in their four matches were Joshua Norr, Hyatt Stamm, Isaac Norr and Samuel Ruffer.  More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Second Sunday After Epiphany  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Judges 2:6- 23-The Principle of Failure,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 4: Viviana Garcia, Wauseon, boy. Jan. 5: Christa Berry, West Unity, boy. Jan. 9: Gabriella & Kevin Baez, Archbold, boy. Jan. 10: Emily & Joshua Rodriguez, Alvordton, girl. More...