April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Switzers Welcomed At Chinese High School

Steve Switzer, Pettisville superintendent, had the opportunity to observe how things are done in another school district. Switzer and his wife Laura visited the YiLing School in Yichang, China, and toured other parts of the country, March 19-29. More...

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Obituaries

Willard “Johnny” Erbskorn

Willard “Johnny” Erbskorn, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, April 21, 2014, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Feb. More...

Public Record

Siblings Arrested

Archbold police arrested an Adrian, Mich., man on outstanding warrants, and his sister for allegedly lying to an officer about his whereabouts, Wednesday, April 16. More...

Motorcyclist Critical

Raymond Baker, Archbold, was listed in critical condition at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Monday, April 21, after he was injured in a motorcycle crash over the weekend. More...

Rural Delta Man Dead; Possible Hunting Accident

Chad Spiess, 51, rural Delta, died Wednesday, April 16, in what authorities are calling a “possible hunting accident.” Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, said deputies were called to Spiess’ property at 5750 Co. Rd. More...

Opinion

Every Day Is Earth Day

Yesterday, Tuesday, April 22, was Earth Day, the 44-year-old event that celebrates the earth and calls for increasing our efforts toward environmental protection. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 28, 2004 Vond Hall, county administrator, said there is no explanation for a drop in the county progressive sales tax revenue for April. More...

State Wise to OK EpiPens In Schools

Other Editors Say...

Ohio has joined a majority of states that allow schools, camps and athletic programs to stock epinephrine, used as an emergency drug to counteract potentially fatal allergic reactions. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “SPEAK: When Something Needs To Be Said,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center April 10: Sayward & Blake Schnitkey, Archbold, boy. April 11: Brandi & John Stockman, West Unity, girl; Heather & John Bird, Wauseon, boy. April 13: Justice Shannon, Archbold, girl. More...

Organizations

German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, April 27, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Speaker: Ruth Wilhelm, history of immigration to northwest Ohio. Blood Drives More...

Breaking News - 4:55 PM

Second Man Indicted In Connection With Meth Labs

      A second man has been indicted in connection with two clandestine meth labs discovered in Archbold last year.      The Fulton County Grand Jury convened Monday, April 21, and returned a four-cou More...

Kennedy, Hill To Retire From Archbold Schools

Mike Kennedy, Archbold middle school reading and English teacher, and Aliese Hill, elementary music teacher, have announced their retirements. The Archbold Area School Board approved the retirements at its Monday, April 21 meeting. More...

Award-Winning Stories Are Raw, Honest, Says D'Alelio

Taylor D’Alelio, a PHS senior, doesn’t write nice little stories about fairies or princesses. “I try to write raw and honestly. I’ve found that’s what wins,” she said in a recent interview. She should know. More...

News

Archbold's NHS Members Perform Service

Members of the Archbold High School chapter of the National Honor Society, photographed during the chapter induction ceremony in October 2013. Members have been involved in many school and community events during the year. More...

Pettisville Students Learn About Finances

Pettisville High School seniors and eighth grade students, students in Career Search, and Financial Management I and II learned of the financial challenges of adulthood in a simulation program, Thursday, April 10. More...

Consider Private-Public Group To Run County Economic Development

Fulton County officials are considering shifting responsibility for economic development from the county to a private-public partnership. More...

Sports

Streak Softball Wins 3 Of 4 White Knucklers

The Archbold softball team played four straight contests that went down to the wire and won three, including a 6-1 Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest over Patrick Henry (6-2, 1-2 NWOAL). More...

AHS Boys Second At Napoleon Invitational; Girls Finish Fourth

The Archbold boys track team won three events and finished second at the Napoleon Wildcat Track & Field Invitational, Saturday, April 19. Levi Wyse swept the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter dashes. Eastwood defended its 2013 title. Celina was third. More...

AHS Tennis Ties With MVCD

The Archbold boys tennis team tied 2-2 with Maumee Valley Country Day, Thursday, April 17, at MVCD. Archbold is 1-3-1 on the season. Singles: 1. Jereme Rupp (A) def. Ryan O’Toole 6-2, 6-3. 2. Poom Pipatjarasgit (MVCD) def. Alex Short 6-2, 6-2. More...