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2014 AHS Homecoming Court

Members of the 2014 Archbold High School Homecoming Court are, front row, from left: Jackson Waidelich, senior escort; Cassidy Williams, senior attendant, Gavin Morton, king; Bailey Grieser, queen; Allie McQuade, junior attendant, Jacob Trejo, junior More...

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Public Record

Pettisville Grain Files Civil Suit In Grain Theft Case

A civil lawsuit has been filed in connection with the theft of grain from the Pettisville Grain Company. Documents naming Tim Saunders and Tyler Gray as defendants in the case were filed Thursday, Sept. 4, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. More...

Rural Archbold Woman Charged With 14 Animal Cruelty Counts

Mary Chase, 64, rural Archbold, faces 14 counts of animal cruelty after a total of 50 cats were taken from two residences. Brian Banister, Fulton County dog warden, said he was originally notified of the case by the Fulton County Health Department. More...

Scammers Take $800

An Archbold person was the victim of a computer security scam, Archbold police reported. Martin Schmidt, police chief, said scammers used their computer and the Internet to take over a computer owned by Violet Y. More...

Sports

Indians Win, Keep Lions Club Trophy

The Wauseon Indians rode into Archbold, Friday, Sept. 26, looking to keep both their regular-season and Northwest Ohio Athletic League football records perfect. The Indians also wanted to add the icing on the cake by retaining the Lions Club Trophy. More...

AHS Girls Tennis Rides Five-Match Win Streak

The Archbold girls tennis team won three matches on the road last week and is on a five-match win streak as it entered the last week of regular season play and the start of the sectional tournament. The Streaks defeated Wauseon 4-1, Monday, Sept. More...

Otsego Wins Streak Spike-Tacular

After finishing as runnerup last year, Otsego (15-3) won its first Streak Spike- Tacular title, Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Thunderdome, beating Kidron Central Christian, Tinora, and Archbold. The Streaks (10-7) were runners-up. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Baby dedication: Nash, son of Nick & Sara Hudson; Chloe, daughter of Seth and Anna Wiechers. Message, “Victory-A Life Under Attack,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 19: Amanda & Robert Bittinger, Lyons, girl. Sept. 20: Ashlee & Mark Mull, West Unity, girl. More...

Oldest Member

Ruth Jones, 98, is the oldest member of the Archbold United Methodist Church, which celebrates 160 years in Archbold during its Sunday, Oct. 5, 9:30 am service. She is shown with two shadowboxes she made for the church’s 150th anniversary. More...

Scooter Case In Negotiations

Mark Hagans, Archbold village solicitor, said Monday negotiations are underway in the case against Mark A. Miller, 54, Archbold. More...

1975 Freedom Train Visit To Archbold Brought 50,000 To Village

Joan Smith Attends 2014 Freedom Train Reunion

Over a three-day period during the summer of 1975, an event occurred in Archbold that many remember with great fondness. People came to Archbold from throughout the tristate area to stand in line for as many as six hours, in the heat and rain. More...

Local Church Celebrates 160th Anniversary Sunday

Jones, 98, Is Oldest Member Of Congregation

The Archbold United Methodist Church will celebrate its 160-year history in Archbold during its 9:30 am, Sunday, Oct. 5 service. Joining in the celebration is Ruth Jones, Archbold. More...

News

School Board Okays Personnel Actions

The Archbold School Board approved several personnel actions during its Monday, Sept. 15 meeting. More...

Park Board Funds For Dog Park?

Vaughn Bentz, an Archbold Park Board member, discussed the possibility of allocating park board funds to a dog park during the Saturday, Sept. 20, park board meeting. More...

School Board Okays Spring Coaches

The Archbold Area School Board approved a list of coaches for spring sports during its Monday, Sept. 15 meeting. All coaches received oneyear supplemental contracts. More...

People

Couple To Wed November 29

Heather Miller, daughter of Jody and Teresa, Edon, and Thomas Trowbridge, son of Jim and Sherry, Archbold, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. More...

Graber, Nafziger To Marry Oct. 11

Steve and Michelle Graber, Archbold, and Dave and Deb Nafziger, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Abbey Graber and Steve Nafziger. More...

Opinion

Secrecy Casts Doubt On Fulton County Fair Attendance Figures

The Fulton County Fair is a great county fair... we think it’s the best around. Nothing changes that. But when the Fair Board says fair attendance is 291,323 over seven days, is that an actual, real, takeit to-the-bank number? More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004 The next step in the Sauder Village walk through time will be a recreation of the first pioneer settlement in German Township. More...

Public Beware

Other Editors Say...

Public-private partnerships– so-called P3s– occur when governments join private companies to do public work or assume a public function. More...