December 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Poulson Earns National Award

John Poulson, Pettisville vocational agriculture teacher, has received the Mentor Teacher award from the National Association of Agricultural Educators.  More...

Chorale Performs In Sunday Concert

Chelsey Smith, director of choral activities at Archbold High School, leads the AHS Chorale during its Sunday, Dec. 9 Christ mas   Concert in the school auditorium. There are more than 50 voices in the Chorale. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dorothy L. Grieser

Dorothy L. Grieser, 90, of Archbold, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven. She was born May 21, 1928, near Pettisville, the daughter of Adam and Beulah (Hooley) Burkholder. More...

Curtis G. Spengler

Curtis G. Spengler, age 84, of Archbold, passed away on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in his home.  Prior to his retirement, he worked at Sauder Manufacturing Company in Logistics for 18 years. More...

William Crossgrove

Professor emeritus William Crossgrove, Providence, R.I., and formerly of Archbold, died Nov. More...

Sports

Archbold Boys Beat Kalida 56-47

The Archbold boys basketball team started the season 2-0 for the first time since 2013 with a 56-47 nonleague win at Kalida, Saturday, Dec. More...

AHS Girls Split Pair Of Non-League Games

Fairview withstood a late comeback attempt by Archbold to defeat the Streaks 52-47, Tuesday, Dec. 4, in non-league girls basketball action in the Thunderdome.  AHS hosted Edgerton, Friday, Dec. 7, for another nonleague contest. More...

Blackbird Boys Beat Hilltop, Fall To Stryker

Pettisville split a pair of Buckeye Border Conference boys basketball games last week to stand 3-1, 2-1 BBC.  “Stryker is a great team– one of the better teams that we have on our schedule,” said Brian Leppelmeier, PHS head coa More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Second Sunday in Advent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Silence: Sin & Suffering (Genesis 3),” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Nov. 28: Elisa & Nick Nelson, Wauseon, boy; Renee & Joel Perez, Archbold, girl; Alexa & Matthew Kovar, Ossian, Tenn., boy.   More...

Organizations

SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker.   OPERS  Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Breaking News - 10:46 AM

Man Critical Following Wednesday Night Crash

Steven Beck, Archbold, age unavailable, was listed in critical condition Thursday morning, Dec. 13 at Toledo Hospital following a single vehicle crash the previous night. More...

$29,000 Surplus In Fire Department Budget Expected By Village Officials

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, told the German Township Trustees she expects the village fire department operational fund to end 2018 with a surplus, or carryover, of about $29,000.  Speaking to the trustees at their Monday, Dec More...

Pay Off Pettisville Wind Turbine Debt Early?

Steve Switzer, Pettisville schools superintendent, told the district school board the debt on the school wind turbine could be paid off in 2024– two years early.  The board got the news during its Monday, Dec. More...

What Are Archbold Schools Doing About Report Card Results?

The Ohio school report card system was set up to be an easy way for people to learn how their schools were performing. Sometimes, it can be anything but. More...

 

News

NSCC Operates Food Pantry For Students In Need

Northwest State Community College offers people a chance to better their circumstances by obtaining additional education. More...

ECHO Students Visit Four County

Archbold eighth grade students visited Four County Career Center recently as part of ECHO, or “Exploring Careers Hands On.” FCCC students take eighth graders through career labs that were of interest to them. More...

Kayla Dusek Is HOSA President

Kayla Dusek, a Four County Career Center student from Archbold, is president of the HOSA chapter at FCCC.  HOSA stands for Health Occupations Students of America. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 30   3:02 pm: Trailer license plate found, turned in at station.  5:43 pm: Report of someone digging, 1500 block S. Defiance St., village crew working.  Dec. 1   1:20 am: Disabled vehicle, 800 block West Barre Rd.  More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court  Haley Williams, Swanton, plaintiff vs Tyler Williams, Swanton, defendant. Divorce.  Timothy Dennis, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Employers Mutual Casualty, Blue Ash, defendant. More...

Public Meetings

School Board  Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Dec. 17, 5 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St.  Village Council  Archbold Village Council, Monday, Dec. 17, 8 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. More...

Opinion

Shop Local This Christmas

With Christmas two weeks away, the frantic last-minute Christmas shopping time is upon us.  For many, that means a road trip to The Big City. More...

Student Journalists Get Shut Down

Other Editors Say...

It is a newspaper’s duty to print the news and raise hell,” Chicago Times publisher Wilbur Storey declared in 1861.  Those functions are not guaranteed to please everyone. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008 While USA Today, a national newspaper, said the air quality in Archbold schools is among the worst in the nation, local, county, and state officials say there is no need for concern. More...