February 13, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Police Cite NS For Disorderly Conduct When Trains Stop On Downtown Crossings

The Archbold Police Department has filed at least 20 counts of disorderly conduct against the Norfolk Southern railroad for blocked crossings.  More...

Archbold Fire, Police Recognized For 2018 Life-Saving Rescue

Early the morning of March 27, 2018, a young man lost his arm– but his life was saved.  The team responsible for saving his life was recognized by Mercy Health-Life Flight, Wednesday, Feb. 6, with the Dr. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kent Eugene Bell

Kent Eugene Bell, 58, of Monroeville, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, 2019, at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Norwalk, due to complications of diabetes. He was born July 8, 1960, in Bryan. More...

People

Huffman, Hageman Win County Spelling Bees

Blaney Huffman and Sydney Hageman, both of Archbold, were winners in the annual Fulton County Spelling Bee, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Honor Students

Gavin Morton and Lauren Miller, both of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2018-19 first semester at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  Students who are ranked in the top 20% of undergraduate students within each division qualif More...

Pettisville FCCC Students Qualify For State BPA Competition

Breyer Zachrich and Matthew Christiansen, Four County Career Center students from Pettisville, have earned the right to compete at the state level.  The two are members of the FCCC chapter of the Business Professionals of America. More...

Opinion

Buckeye Recognized With 12 Awards

In our best showing in many years, the Archbold Buckeye brought home 12 awards from the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, the competition for Ohio weekly newspapers. Putting together a newspaper on a weekly deadline is no small feat. More...

Washington, D.C., Now Has “Straw” Cops On The Public Payroll

Other Editors Say...

Jokes about mall cops or rent-a-cops have been around for years. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 As many as 140 youth and adult supporters of establishing boys soccer as a varsity sport attended the Monday, Feb. 16, Archbold Area School board meeting. More...

Breaking News - 4:21 PM

NS Announces Defiance Street Crossing To Close

Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said Friday, Feb. 15, officials with Norfolk Southern Railroad have announced the Defiance Street railroad crossing will close Saturday, Feb. 16, for an emergency repair. More...

Icy Morning

Residents of Archbold and the surrounding area awoke to discover the outside world was coated with ice, yesterday, Tuesday, after freezing rain fell overnight. Top: A tree in the Archbold Cemetery lost one of its branches. More...

Barber Retires As Fulton County Recorder; Still Local GOP Head

A Fulton County public servant left her office for the final time on Dec. More...

 

News

Icy Remnants

Ice coats tree limbs and a single surviving leaf after freezing rain fell Monday night and Tuesday morning, Feb. 11-12.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 1   12:30 pm: Welfare check, 200 block N. Lincoln St., all okay.  3:44 pm: Child not in safety seat, Archbold Mc- Donald’s, vehicle gone when officer arrived.  7:26 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 800 block Ringenberg Dr. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Heather Buehrer, Adrian, Mich., plaintiff vs Austin Buehrer, Lyons, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order).  Jennifer Bettinger, Metamora, plaintiff vs Brian Bettinger, Metamora, defendant. Divorce.  More...

Menacing Report Filed

Archbold police spoke to all the parties involved in a menacing complaint.  William E. Cook, 49, East Gardens, told police he and others were concerned about being harassed by their neighbors. More...

Sports

Top-Ranked Streaks Move To 19-0 With Wins Over Edgerton, Delta

Archbold, ranked first in the latest Division III Associated Press boys basketball poll, kept its undefeated streak intact with a pair of wins last week.  The Streaks traveled to Edgerton, Tuesday, Feb. More...

BBC Scholar Athletes

The Buckeye Border Conference has named winter scholar athletes from its member schools.  To qualify, students must be juniors or seniors, be a varsity letterwinner during the season of recognition, and have a minimum of a 3.25 accumulative gpa. More...

Streaks Upended by Panthers, Drill Bears; Win Forward Duals

Archbold returned to the wrestling mats for its final Northwest Ohio Athletic League quad meet of the season, Thursday, Feb. More...

Religion

Participate In Honors Band

Over 200 county student musicians were hosted by Archbold High School for the 44th annual Fulton County Honors Music Festival, Sunday, Feb. 10.  More...

New Pastor At Zion Lutheran Church

Carl Rockrohr, of Milwaukee, Wis., will be installed as pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners, Monday, Feb. 18, at 3 pm.  In a press release, church officials said Carl is a second generation pastor. More...

Organizations

Grief  Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold.  Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Feb. More...