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Breaking News - 3/24/2017 4:53 PM

Archbold, Other Departments Fight Barn Fire

Archbold and surrounding fire departments were fighting a barn fire Friday afternoon, March 24.A Fulton County Sheriff Department dispatcher said fire crews were called to 26893 Co. Rd. More...

Man Charged In Murder Is Possible ‘09 AHS Graduate

James Ramey, 27, Toledo, the man accused of the shooting death of 23-year-old Amanda Mangas, is possibly an Archbold High School graduate. Delta police were called to a home in Delta at 5:10 am, Tuesday, March 14. More...

Beck Is Second Straight County Walter Scholar From Pettisville

About two weeks ago, Michael Lane, Pettisville High School principal, walked into the choir class and announced that Gabe Beck, a senior, had been named the Franklin B. Walter Scholar for Fulton County. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Three Archbold Men Indicted

Three men with Archbold addresses have been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury. The grand jury met Monday, March 20, and handed down indictments against Isaac J. Lerma, 21; Mathew E. DeWitt, 32; and Rogelio Zamora, 35. More...

Rodriguez Sentenced

Jose Rodriguez, 43, Archbold, was sentenced to nine months in prison in connection with identity theft.  In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Rodriguez was sentenced on Monday, March 13, after pleading gui More...

Man Charged With Falsification After Parking Lot Crash

David Neil Cotter, 25, Montpelier, has been charged with falsification after a parking lot mishap that occurred about 6:33 am, Friday, March 3. More...

Opinion

NWOAL Well Represented At State Basketball Tourney

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League, and Fulton County, will have two schools playing in the state boys basketball tournament this week!  Archbold won the Division III regional championship on Saturday, while neighboring Wauseon won the Div. More...

Sunshine Week

More Important Than Ever

Last week was Sunshine Week, when newspapers across the nation remind government officials and private citizens our democracy needs freedom of information.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2007   Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Monday he will seek reelection to a second term.  More...

Breaking News - 11:12 PM

DIV. III STATE BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - Free Access

Roger Bacon 68, Archbold 43

St. Bernard Roger Bacon defeated Archbold 68-43 to advance to the D-III state championship game.Roger Bacon led 35-16 at the half.-Updated 3.24, 3:40 pm.------Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph (22-6) defeated Fairland (25-2) 73-50 in the first Div. More...

Breaking News - 3/23/2017 11:07 PM

Wauseon Advances To D-II State Finals! - Free Access

Wauseon 42, Columbus Eastmoor 35

Wauseon will play in the D-II state championship boys basketball game, Saturday, March 25, 10:45 am, after defeating Columbus Eastmoor Academy (22-7) 42-35 in their state semifinal, Thursday, March 23, in Columbus. The Indians (27-1) play Akron More...

FINAL FOUR!

‘We Didn’t Win The League, But Making It To The Schott Is Even Better’: Williams

You’re in the Sweet 16.  You use a stingy defense and allow just 10 first-half points in the regional final.  And now you’re in the Final Four.  That defense by the Archbold boys basketball team (22-5) shut down the Marion More...

Rick Hodges Resigns As Director Of State Health Department

Rick Hodges, an Archbold native and 1981 AHS graduate, has announced his resignation as the director of the Ohio Department of Health.  In a telephone interview with this newspaper, Hodges said, “I’ve been in state government for six More...

Tempers Flare In Joint Council, Township Meeting

Nothing was decided during a joint meeting with the Archbold Village Council and the German Township Trustees, but there were plenty of fireworks.  At one point during the Monday, March 20 meeting, Joe Short, former German Township Trustee and F More...

 

News

Dymarkowski Named To Pettisville School Board

Daniel Dymarkowski, rural Pettisville, was appointed to the Pettisville School Board during its Monday, March 13 meeting.  Dymar- kowski was appointed to complete the term of the late Loren Roth, who died Feb. More...

Pettisville Cafeteria Workers Seek Health Coverage

Cafeteria workers at Pettisville Schools are seeking health insurance coverage.  Three cafeteria employees attended the Monday, March 13, Pettisville School Board meeting.  Amy Marshall, one of the workers, read a prepared statement asking More...

Winter Returns

After unseasonably mild weather in February, winter staged a comeback Friday, March 17. The Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant recorded 2.5 inches of snow for the day. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Clip Cardinals’ Wings In Regional Semifinal

Archbold made its first return to the Division III regional boys tournament since 2006 worthwhile, dropping Cardinal Stritch (21-5) 47-36 in the semifinals, Wednesday, March 15, at Bowling Green State University.  “We knew it was going to More...

Captains Meet

Toby Walker and Austin Welch, AHS senior co-captains, meet at center court with officials and Marion Local co-captains prior to the start of their Div. III regional final, Saturday, March 18, at the University of Toledo. More...

Wauseon Joins Archbold In Trip To State Tourney

The 2017 boys state basketball championships are set.  Teams from around the state in all four divisions will converge at The Ohio State University to play for the right to be crowned state champions.  For Northwest Ohio Athletic League riv More...

Religion

Bible Quiz Invitational

Six area teams participated in a 63-team Bible Quiz Invitational at Lancaster (Pa.) Bible College, Saturday, March 18. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 12: Jordon Perdue, Wauseon, girl.  March 13: Kara & Michael Rosene, Delta, girl.   More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

The Third Sunday of Lent  Archbold Evangelical   More...