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Breaking News - 3/4/2015 9:59 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL

Antwerp 47, Pettisville 37

Antwerp defeated Pettisville 47-37 in a Division IV sectional boys basketball semifinal, Wednesday, March 4, at Paulding.Down 17-4 after the first quarter and 20-4 after Antwerp hit a three-pointer early in the second, Pettisville went on an 11-0 run More...

Dispatcher Misheard Caller Reporting Wyse Shooting

When Con Wyse, 47, Archbold, was shot in the foot at his South Defiance Street home, Monday, Feb. 23, the first call went to the Archbold Fire Department for an occupied structure fire. How did a report of a man shot turn into a structure fire? More...

Brink Resigns As Chamber Of Commerce Director

The director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce has resigned, and there are no immediate plans to replace her. Julie Brink, who was named chamber director in September 2011, turned in her resignation, effective immediately, on Thursday, Feb. More...

No Charges In Feb. 15 Pit Bull Bite Case

No criminal charges, felony or misdemeanor, will result from a Sunday, Feb. 15, dog bite case that left a 13- year-old Archbold boy with 13 stitches, 11 in his face. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Christina M. Short

Christina M. Short, age 53 years, of Archbold, passed away Feb. 23, 2015, in Key West, Fla., while fulfilling her last wish to visit Key West with her husband and daughter. She was born Oct. More...

Arlene “Tootie” Nafziger

Arlene “Tootie” Nafziger, age 87, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan. Prior to her retirement she had worked for Deluxe Cleaners in Archbold for many years. Mrs. More...

Walter Vital Praet

Walter “Wally” Vital Praet, 91, formerly of Wauseon, passed away at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold, on Monday, March 2, 2015. Wally was born on Feb. 6, 1924, to the late Elias and Bertha Praet. More...

People

Nine Pettisville Students Present Projects At Regional Science Fair

Nine Pettisville students were among more than 100 junior high and high school students who presented projects at the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, February 28, at Northwest State Community College. More...

Bontrager Will Showcase Work In Art Gallery

Aaron Bontrager, AHS ‘11, is one of 12 Goshen (Ind.) College senior art majors who will showcase their work in the Music Center Hershberger Art Gallery. More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H club held its first meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Pettisville Park Pavilion. Pins and premiums were handed out as well as recognition of the 2013 Outstanding 4-H members. More...

Opinion

Marijuana Okay As Medicine, Not For Recreation

Like many things in this world, marijuana has good and bad sides. It can be a beneficial medicine to help cancer patients control the nausea that is sometimes an unwanted side effect of chemotherapy. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 9, 2005 After months of discussion and planning, council voted to ask contractors to bid on the North Defiance Street reconstruction project. Estimated cost is $2.5 million and will be done in three phases. More...

Letter To The Editor

I agree with historic preservationist MichaelEmmons that the iconic Red Cross Drug Store building in Archbold should be preserved rather than torn down. I try to imagine the intersection without that building. More...

Breaking News - 10:55 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL

Archbold 57, Delta 52

Archbold advanced to the Div. More...

Breaking News - 10:50 PM

DIV. IV DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL

Pettisville 49, Wayne Trace 40

Pettisville advanced to the Div. IV district girls basketball final at Archbold with a 49-40 semifinal win over Wayne Trace, Thursday, March 5.The Birds (23-1) play Holgate (19-6) in the final, Saturday at 7 p.m. More...

Rabe Charged With Two Felonies; Wyse Released From Hospital

Vincent P. Rabe, 48 rural Archbold, the man accused of shooting Con Wyse, 47, Archbold, in the left foot, is still being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio as of Tuesday afternoon. More...

Sectional Champions

Archbold’s Garrett Grime, Austin Wilson, and Lukas Rufenacht, from top, won individual championships at the Division III sectional wrestling tournament, Saturday, Feb. 28, at Archbold. More...

Winter Playground

It’s an unusual time of year to use playground equipment at the Woodland Park Kiddie Korral, but that didn’t stop Warren Emery, 10, and his brother Grant (behind Warren), 12, Archbold, from taking a ride on the slide. More...

News

Sesquicentennial Committee Discusses Ideas For Celebration In 2016

Persons representing several Archbold organizations discussed a wide variety of ideas during the Sesquicentennial Committee meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Wyse Commons meeting room. Archbold will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2016. More...

AHS Students Talk Community Center With Council

D.J. Schroeder, Miriam Beck, Elijah Miller, and Ethan Zaerr, members of an Archbold High School Advanced Placement Government Class, discussed the idea of a community center with Archbold Village Council. More...

Four To Retire From Archbold Schools

Three Archbold Area School District teachers and a guidance counselor have announced their retirements. The Archbold school board approved the retirements at its Wednesday, Feb. 25 meeting. More...

Public Record

Wauseon, Delta Fight Structure Fires

Firefighters from Wauseon and Delta fought large structure fires last week. Wauseon battled a blaze at Hess Tool & Die, 8101 Co. Rd. 14, on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Delta was called to a barn fire at 8675 Co. Rd. F the following day. Wauseon More...

Man Reports Stolen Identity

Kenneth E. Rufenacht, 75, Archbold, reported to Archbold police his identity might have been stolen. He filed a report at the police department on Thursday, Feb. 19. More...

Woman Files Phone Complaint

Shirley L. Davis, 47, Archbold, filed a complaint, Sunday, Feb. 22, with Archbold police concerning telephone harassment. Davis told officers she received calls from a Bryan phone number. The caller claimed the call was a wrong number. More...

Sports

Wilson, Rufenacht, Grime Win Sectional Championships

Streaks Second At Sectional; Eight Advance To District

The “new” season of wrestling began at the Division III sectional wrestling tournament, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, at Archbold High School. The Blue Streaks finished as sectional runners-up, scoring 183.5 points. More...

Five More AHS Wrestlers Earn District Berths

Archbold crowned three champions at the Div. III sectional wrestling tournament, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28. More...

Blue Streaks Make History, Win Sixth Straight NWOAL Championship

It was a night for records to be set, a night for seniors to say farewell, and a night to lay claim to the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title for Doug Krauss, head coach, and the Archbold boys basketball team. More...

Religion

'Dogs Under The Table' Wins Bible Quiz

When asked what he likes about Bible quiz, David Stuckey, a Defiance College professor, said, “It is fun to watch the teams compete and to applaud individual success. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 20: Siew Foong Low (Mary) & Nathan Denn, Wauseon, girl; Amanda Mason, Delta, girl. Feb. 23: Rachel & Luis Stuckey, Wauseon, boy. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short Archbold Evangelical Sunday: worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson, worship leader; Man Camp presentation, Mike Childs; worship team, offertory. Message, “Light & Love: Light-Obey God,” Roger Johnson. More...