March 13, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Almost One Of Every Five Gallons Of Water Unaccounted For In 2018

The Archbold municipal water system was unable to account for roughly one gallon of every five gallons produced in 2018.  That information is from a report presented to Archbold Village Council, Monday night, March 4.  A big part of the pro More...

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Obituaries

Shirley Ann Wyse

Jan. 17, 1936-Jan. 21, 2019 Santa Clarita, Calif. (Visalia, Calif.)

Shirley Ann Wyse passed away at the age of 83 in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Monday, Jan. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Joshua Douglas Liechty, 37, Archbold, died March 7, 2019. Survivors include three sons. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.  William D. Beck, 82, Camden, Mich., died March 11, 2019. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Youth Located In Archbold

Archbold police took a runaway juvenile into custody around 5 pm, Friday, Feb. 22, a police report states. More...

Coroner Investigates Recent Deaths

Rick Yoder, Fulton County coroner, said Monday he is investigating two recent deaths that occurred in the area. More...

Car Relocated

Archbold police relocated a suspicious vehicle Friday, March 1, a report states.  Police were called to Green Bay Packaging about 3:04 am, Friday, March 1, on a report of a suspicious car which was occupied, parked among the semi trailers on the More...

Sports

AHS Wrestlers Compete At State Tournament

It was a dream come true for three Archbold wrestlers, who began a journey to compete in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division III state wrestling tournament, Thursday, March 7-Saturday, March 9, in Columbus.  But the dream ended in More...

NWOAL Represented Well At State

Genoa Wins Second Straight Div. III Title

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League performed valiantly at the state wrestling tournament, Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9.  In Division III, Delta led the way with three state placers, including the area’s only state champion, Zach Mattin (10 More...

Aces Hold All The Cards In The Second Half To Win District Title

Pettisville and Hicksville battled to a tie at 34 for the first 16 minutes of a hardfought Division IV district final, Friday, March 8, at Napoleon.  It was the final 16 minutes that did Pettisville in and allowed the Aces to win their first dis More...

Religion

'Huioi' Wins Triple Elimination Tourney

In its first year of Bible quiz, “Huioi,” King’s Cross had a great season going 14- 5-1, but was never one of the top two scoring teams of the six season meets.  However, “Huioi” put together eight wins and only two More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lent 1  Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Feb. 28: Char & Oliver Reeb, Ridgeville Corners, girl.  March 2: Sara Young & Michael Growden, Swanton, girl.   More...

County Board Of Developmental Disabilities Finds A Fit For Clients

The Archbold and Pettisville communities are no strangers to the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities and its clients.  More...

Lock Your Vehicle!

Tires Cut, Unlocked Vehicles Entered

Leo Wixom III, Archbold police chief, said two vehicles were vandalized, and others were ransacked sometime during the night of Sunday, March 3 and the early morning hours of Monday, March 4.  All reports were filed on March 4. More...

 

News

Archbold Schools, Village Move Forward With School Police Officer Position

The Archbold School Board and Archbold village officials are continuing to move forward with putting a police officer in the schools.  Jayson Selgo, superintendent, gave that information to the Archbold School Board at its Monday, March 11 meeti More...

Park Board Discusses Next Memorial Park Ball Diamond

The estimated cost for the next diamond in the new baseball complex in Memorial Park is $186,000.  The estimate was given to Park Board during its Wednesday, March 6 meeting.  Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, s More...

AHS Student Wins Art Show Top Prize

Gwynne Riley, an AHS senior, took the top prize in the annual Black Swamp Arts Council High School Invitational Art Show.  Her mixed-media work, “Captcha,” was named Best of Show.  More...

People

Cub Scout Racing Action

There were some close finishes during the Archbold Cub Scout Pinewood Derby, Saturday, March 9, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold. Above: Lion Cubs watch as their cars finish a heat race. Note the wheel-to-wheel fight for second place. More...

Five Generations

Five generations of Colegroves gathered together recently at Nellie Merillat’s home in Archbold. Front: Nellie with greatgreat granddaughter Audrey Mai Colegrove, born Jan. 14. More...

Honor King

Jamie Wyse talks about the late Inez King, rural Archbold, at the Community Health Professionals Home Care & Hospice Beacon of Hope Dinner and Auction, Friday, March 8. More...

Opinion

Sunshine Week Celebrates Openess

March 10-16 is Sunshine Week, the one week each year newspapers across the United States celebrate your right to know what’s going on with government.  You elect representatives to conduct the business of government. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2009   By a 4-1 split vote, the Archbold Area School Board voted not to make boys soccer a varsity sport. Roel Galvan was the only board member to vote for soccer at the Monday, March 16 meeting.  More...

Young Journalist Takes A Stand

Other Editors Say...

Hilde Lysiak, an enterprising 12-year-old journalist from the central Pennsylvania town of Selinsgrove, has broken numerous stories in her hometown.  More...