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No Drones At Pettisville School Athletic Events

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, have been banned from Pettisville school district athletic events. The Pettisville School Board approved the new policy banning drones at its delayed August meeting on Monday, Aug. 31. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ursula L. Goertz

Ursula L. Goertz, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 30, 2015 at Fulton Manor Nursing & Rehab Center in Wauseon. She was born May 30, 1931, in Germany, the daughter of Hans and Marie Strowig. More...

Myrtie M. Wagler

Myrtie M. Wagler, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday night, Aug. 25, 2015, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Feb. 20, 1923, on a farm near Archbold, the daughter of Eli and Jennie ( Burkholder) Lugbill. More...

Allen Edward Zook

Allen Edward Zook, age 91, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born Aug. 6, 1924, near Garden City, Mo., to Edward K. and Nancy Edith (Hershberger) Zook. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Girls Soccer Burns Blue Devils, Drops Toledo Christian

The 2015 girls soccer season officially kicked off as Archbold played host to Springfield and Toledo Christian. It was a 2-0 start as the Streaks defeated Springfield 7-2 and bested Toledo Christian 4-1. More...

Streaks Trump Aces In Season Opener

Archbold overcame a shaky third quarter to give David Dominique his first win as head coach as the Streaks held off the Hicksville Aces 27-20, Friday, Aug. 28, at Hicksville. “This win feels good. I got the monkey off my back. More...

AHS Girls Tennis Raises Record To 6-2

The Archbold girls tennis team beat Maumee Valley Country Day and Wauseon and finished second at the Defiance College Doubles Tournament last week. The Streaks traveled to Maumee Valley Country Day, Monday, Aug. 24, and came home with a 3-2 victory. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Danielle Childs and worship team, offertory. Message, “Are You Foolish?” Tom Nash, guest pastor, Upland Community Church, Upland, Ind. Central Mennonite More...

Ladies Bible Study At Lockport Church

The Ladies non-denominational Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday, Sept. 8, 9:30 a.m., on the book “Too Busy Not to Pray.” More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 21: Alicia & Jesse Leonard, Archbold, girl. Aug. 24: Lorinda Sarkas, Wauseon, girl. More...

“Fairy Goat Mother” Enjoys Friendliness Of Fulton Co. Fair

Livestock Judges Come From Outside Of Area To Provide Impartiality

When the Fulton County Fair opens Friday, the grounds will be filled with Fulton County residents. But you won’t find people from Fulton County working as judges in the livestock show rings. More...

Assistant Village Administrator Position Brought Responses From 18 Applicants

Village of Archbold offi- cials reviewed 18 applications before selecting Donna Dettling, the former Donna Eureste, to assume the role of assistant village administrator. Approved by Archbold Village Council at its Monday, Aug. More...

News

Pettisville Third Graders Pass State Reading Test

The 2014-2015 Pettisville third grade students passed their reading test. Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal, gave that information to the Pettisville School Board during its Monday, Aug. 31 meeting. More...

Pettisville School Board Hires Teacher Monday

The Pettisville School Board approved a one-year teaching contract for Barb Stuckey during its Monday, Aug. 31 meeting. Stuckey will work in the class size reduction position, which is funded through grants. More...

Ready For School

Tripp Langenderfer, a kindergartner, studies instructions on his desk during the Archbold Elementary School Open House, Monday, Aug. 17.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Public Record

Aug. 24 Crash Sends Three To Hospitals

Chelsey Marie Beam, 22, Delta, has been discharged from Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, after she was injured in a Monday, Aug. 24 auto crash. More...

Bicycle Stolen

Cherokee B. Duncan, 20, East Gardens, told Archbold Police, Friday, Aug. 21, a bicycle was stolen. The bicycle, described as a purple 15-speed girls mountain bike, was stolen from the downstairs hallway of the East Gardens 200 building. More...

File Additional Indictments Aug. 17

Many of the indictments handed down by a Fulton County grand jury following its Aug. 17 meeting were profiled in last week’s issue of this newspaper. More...

Opinion

Naming Names: Why We Do What We Do

In this week’s issue, the names and some details of all those who applied for the position of assistant village administrator are profiled. The question has been asked: Why expose the names of those who applied for the job? More...

Pay Attention

It seems of late the newspaper is filled with stories of highway mishaps in the Archbold area. Ambulance sirens wail as rescue squads race through town on their way to separate the injured from their battered automobiles. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005 More...