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Obituaries

Lois Ann Heer

Lois Ann Heer, age 96, of Archbold and formerly of Stryker, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. More...

Inez King

Inez King, age 105 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2018, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  She was born Sept. More...

Russell Dean Watson

Russell Dean Watson, age 70, of Clear Lake, Ind., and formerly of Archbold, went home to be with Jesus on Nov. More...

Sports

STATE CHAMPIONS!

Archbold Boys Slip By Dayton Christian 2- 1 To Win First State Soccer Championship

It was a dream come true for a program that went from nonexistent to state champions in nine years.  The Archbold Blue Streaks took down Dayton Christian 2-1 in the Division III state boys soccer championship, Saturday, Nov. More...

Kidder Named D-III Boys Player Of Year

Josh Kidder, an AHS senior, was named the Division III boys soccer Player of the Year by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. Kidder helped lead the Streaks to the 2018 Div. III state championship and a 22-1-0 record. More...

Streaks Dominate in State Semifinal Win

Archbold took a step toward claiming the school’s first soccer state championship with a dominating 3-0 win over Kirtland (17-2-3) in the Division III state semifinals, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Soccer Team Will Ride In 20th Annual Parade Of Lights

Among the entries for the Archbold Parade of Lights will be a float carrying the 2018 state champion AHS boys soccer team.  Lora Ripke, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, received the news announcing the team will appear in the p More...

Honor Flight Experience ‘Overwhelming,” Says Niday

For Jim Niday, an Archbold resident and U.S. More...

 

News

Archbold Native Larry Beck Reaches “The Roof of Africa”

Archbold native Larry Beck reached the summit of 19,341-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro in East Africa, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Park Board Discusses Spooktacular, New Baseball Diamonds

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, said there were about 350 youngsters at the Parks and Recreation Pumpkin Spooktacular, Saturday, Oct 27.  Speaking to the Archbold Park Board at its Wednesday, Nov. More...

Local Voters In Generous Mood On Election Day

Voters in Fulton County were in a generous mood, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 2   12:26 pm: Loose dog, St. Rt. 2 at Co. Rd. 22, all okay, sitter came, took dog home.  2:53 pm: Citation to Marvin Foster, 82, Adrian, Mich., expired registration, 300 block Stryker St.  3:21 pm: Welfare check, St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   James Taylor, Jr., address unknown vs Rina Taylor, Wauseon, obligor. URESA.  Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Chicago, Ill., plaintiff vs Cheryl Genot, Fayette, defendant. More...

Man Arrested On Warrant, Drug Charge

Troy Lee Reynolds, 45, rural Fayette, was arrested on a warrant and on drug charges, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Opinion

What A Great Fall Season For AHS Sports

Fall saw the rise of four Archbold High School fall sports that advanced to their respective state tournaments.  First, the boys golf team finished 10th in the Division II state tournament. More...

Letter To The Editor

What can we take away from the mid-term elections?  If you are an optimist, you put aside all the ignoble distractions and attempts to confuse the little guy in the street and see a basket full of opportunities.  We can work on a bipartisan More...

FCC Should Let Law Enforcement Loose On Robocallers

Other Editors Say...

It is not your imagination– those irritating robocalls to your cell phone are getting more frequent.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Thessalonians: A Tale Of Unlikely Survival: The Need for Righteous Judgement,” (2 Thessalonians 1:1-12), Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 3: Brittany & Joshua Prielipp, Wauseon, girl.  Nov. 8: Mitch & Amber Houts, Napoleon, girl.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 1-6 pm, Wauseon American Legion, 1105 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.  OPERS  Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Nov. More...