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Commissioners To Hold Hearings On Separation Petitions

The Fulton County Commissioners will hold public hearings on petitions filed by the villages of Archbold and Delta, requesting to separate themselves from their respective townships. More...

Poulson Is National Ag Teacher Of Year

John Poulson, a teacher at Pettisville High School, has been named a National Agriscience Teacher of the Year by the National Association of Agricultural Educators. The honor was announced at the Monday, Aug. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Raymond W. Oates

Raymond W. Oates, 82, of rural Waldron, died unexpectedly Tuesday night, Aug. 16, 2016, at his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1933, in Weston, to the late Ralph and Sylvia (Sherrard) Oates. He married Dorothy Tedrow in 1955. More...

James A. Depinet

James A. Depinet, 62, of Fayette and formerly of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 10, 2016. On Jan. 12, 1954, in Tiffin, he was born to Gabriel and Lucinda (Reinhart) Depinet. He married Mary Ann Lidster on Oct. More...

Ronald G. Roth

Ronald G. Roth, age 59 years, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Aug. 19, 2016, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. He was born April 30, 1957, at Wauseon, the son of John J. and Rachel (Dudley) Roth. More...

People

Commers, Smith To Wed Sept. 3

Rick and Judy Commers, LaPorte, Ind., and David and Betsy Smith, Archbold, announce the engagement of their children, Christy Commers, Union City, Ind., and Brian Smith, St. Marys, Ohio. More...

Extension Granted To Buehrer Farms

Archbold Village Council approved granting a one-year extension to a contract with Buehrer Farms, rural Stryker, to farm village-owned land. More...

Question

Isaiahs Gracia, a second grader, looks over paperwork during the Archbold Elementary School Open House, Monday, Aug. 22.– photo by David Pugh More...

Opinion

Difficult Decision

Fulton County Commissioners have signaled that they will consider a request by the villages of Archbold and Delta to essentially allow those communities to separate themselves from their respective townships. More...

Letter To The Editor

Transparency in government is very important to ensure the will of the people is carried out. More...

Letter To The Editor

Do you know trucks coming through Archbold from the north and south have a “truck route” already in place for them complete with an underpass! More...

Breaking News - 8/23/2016 7:26 PM

Archbold Letter To German Twp - Free Access

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AHS Volleyball Teams Step Up For Friend

The Archbold volleyball teams took part in helping a friend, Monday, Aug. 8. Lauren Stotzer, 29, a 2006 AHS graduate, is taking a big step by moving into a new special needs group home in Archbold. More...

Rufenacht, Burkholder, Neuenschwander, Kreuz Inducted Into Fulton County Agricultural Hall Of Fame

Four persons were inducted into the 2016 Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Ruihley Park Pavilion, Monday, Aug. 22. Inductees are Richard Rufenacht, Larry Burkholder, Brent “B” Neuenschwander, and Raymond Kreuz. More...

 

News

Rain Too Late For Corn, Good For Beans

After dry weather in June and July, the clouds opened up in August. Since Thursday, Aug. 11, anywhere from one to three inches of rain have fallen in Fulton County, but it’s too late to boost the corn crop. More...

Zoning Board Approves Sign

The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals approved a variance to allow Sauder Village to add an electronic message board to a sign on St. Rt. 2 near the Barn Restaurant. The board approved the action at its Thursday, Aug. 11 meeting. More...

Supplies

Ella Yoder, left, a second grader, and her mother, Carrie, go through school supplies at the Archbold Elementary School Open House, Monday, Aug. 22.– photo by David Pugh More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 12 12:17 pm: Suspicious person, Ruihley Park. 7:23 pm: Subject locked inside yard by gate, Kenn-Feld Group, contacted key holder. 7:24 pm: Larceny, Dollar General. 8:25 pm: Arrested subject on misdemeanor warrant, at station. Aug. 13 More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Janet Rashley, Delta, plaintiff vs Scott Rashley, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Nicole Thourot, Wauseon and Joseph Thourot, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. More...

Three Sentenced

Three persons were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, Aug. 17, according to Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney: More...

Sports

AHS Boys Soccer Starts First Year As School Sport

After six years as a sanctioned sport, boys soccer has become a school sport at Archbold High School. As a sanctioned sport, the Archbold Soccer Club covered all expenses, but sanctioning allowed the team to play in postseason tournaments. More...

AHS Golf Wins Two

The Archbold golf team defeated Hicksville and Stryker last week to raise its dual match record to 3-0. The Streaks hosted Hicksville, Tuesday, Aug. 16, winning by 17 strokes, 167-184. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Beats Fort Jennings 7-0

The seventh season of Archbold boys soccer began, Saturday, Aug. 20, at Spengler Field. It is the first season the program is recognized as a school sport after spending its first six seasons as a sanctioned sport. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalm 130: Getting The Facts And Feelings Of Faith,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

AHS Class Of 1971 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1971 held its 45th class reunion, Saturday, Aug. 13, at The Blue restaurant, Archbold. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 15: Ashley & Anthony Stuckey, Archbold, girl; Brianna Brickman, Wauseon, girl. More...