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Township Trustees Propose Plan For Fire Department

The German Township Trustees made two counterproposals for the structure of the Archbold Fire Department during their Monday, March 27 meeting.  Reading from a prepared statement, Bruce Lauber, president of the trustees, gave the first option. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Douglas P. Weirauch

Douglas P. Weirauch, age 53 years, of Pettisville, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  He was born Oct. More...

Jose J. Hernandez, Sr.

Jose J. Hernandez, Sr., age 62 years, of Bryan, passed away Sunday morning, March 26, 2017, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  He was born Nov. More...

A. Vivian Yekisa

A. Vivian Yekisa, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday night, March 26, 2017, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.  She was born June 4, 1932, at Petersburg, Mich., the daughter of William F. More...

Sports

Archbold Greased By Bacon In Division III State Semifinal

Under the guidance of Doug Krauss, head coach, the Archbold Blue Streaks made a return trip to The Schottenstein Center at The Ohio State University in Columbus to compete in the 95th annual state boys basketball championships.  Archbold tipped More...

Wauseon Falls 45-30 In State Final

Leading 12-10 after one period, Wauseon (27-2) was outscored 14-4 in the second period, 11-10 in the third, and 10-4 in the fourth as Akron St. Vincent-St. More...

Junior High Wrestlers Compete At State

While none brought home state places, three Archbold eighth graders wrestled hard and represented their school well at the 2017 Ohio Junior High State Wrestling Championships, Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, in Youngstown.  More...

Kick Off The Sunday Shoes: AHS Presents ‘Footloose’

The Archbold High School musical “Footloose” offers different things to different audiences.  Members of the cast who were interviewed, along with Kent Vandock, AHS director of choral activities, said there’s action, color, and More...

Archbold EMS Payment Shorted; Logjam At Billing Company

Fulton County fire departments received less money than they were due for Emergency Medical Service work.  Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, said for each ambulance run a fire department EMS crew makes that results in a bill of mor More...

 

News

Area Students Do Well In Science Fairs

Several Pettisville students and one from Archbold Middle School attended recent science fairs.  The first was the Saturday, March 4, Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Northwest State Community College.  There were 110 More...

Possible Prowler Reported

Michelle Short, 511 Ditto St., told Archbold police she found suspicious footprints in the snow approaching her home.  She filed her report at 11:40 pm, Friday, March 17.  The police report states she came home to find large footprints in t More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, April 3, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 17   9:27 am: Barking dog complaint, on station, unfounded.  1:10 pm: Assist Fulton County Sheriff Department, vehicle off road, Co. Rds. 24 and E, deputies unavailable.  11:40 pm: Possible prowlers, 511 Ditto St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Lorraine McCoy, Archbold, plaintiff vs Amanda O’Leary, W. Homestead, Pa., defendant. Domestic violence.  Charles Napier, Delta and April Napier, Delta, petitioners. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Feb. 27   12:12 pm: Archbold Municipal Building, fall, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  Feb. 28   8:11 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to FCHC. More...

Opinion

Praise For Blue Streaks, Indians

Basketball teams from Archbold and Wauseon went to Columbus to play in the state tournament last week. While neither came home with a championship, the mere fact that they were there deserves praise.  More...

Three Feet Of Safety

Yes, bikes are slower and cars have to pass them. But they need to pass them safely. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 4, 2007   In the next two weeks, some Fulton County farmers could have a tough decision: harvest a sub-par wheat crop for the summer, or tear up the field and plant corn, which could yield big profits in the More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

The 4th Sunday of Lent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Mark 14:32-52,” Nathan Lugbill, visiting pastor.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Senior Center  Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: April 1, Community Health Professionals; April 5- 12, Lent program; April 7, birthday treat; April 14, closed; April 14, senior prom at Waus More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 21: Katelyn & Mick Britenriker, Wauseon, girl.  March 23: Char & Oliver Reeb, Napoleon, boy.   More...