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Breaking News - 5/25/2017 7:10 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL BASEBALL - Free Access

Eastwood 5, Archbold 4

Leading 4-1 after three innings, Archbold had a disastrous fourth inning as Eastwood scored four runs that held up for a 5-4 Eastwood victory in the Div. More...

Napoleon/Lynx Hit With More Than $500,000 In OSHA Penalties

Napoleon/Lynx, maker of components for garage doors, has been hit with over $500,000 in penalties handed down by the federal government Occupational Safety & Health Administration.  Rhonda Burke, deputy director of public affairs for OSHA Re More...

Archbold High School Class Of 2017 ~ Top 10%

Eliza Avers More...

Harsh Words at Pettisville School Board; Cooks II, III Denied Health Insurance

The husband of a Pettisville school employee said administrators had threatened her over her attendance at a Pettisville School Board meeting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Alice A. Riegsecker

Alice A. Riegsecker, age 76, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, May 25, 2017, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

Sandra F. Sauder

Sandra F. Sauder, age 75, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly on May 18, 2017.  She was born on Dec. 15, 1941, at Wauseon, to Walter and Lodema (Nofzinger) Maust.  She married Chuck Sauder on Oct. More...

Roger N. Graber

Roger N. Graber, age 65 years, of Archbold, passed away suddenly Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017.  He was born March 2, 1952, at Wauseon, the son of Roy and Isabel (Seiler) Graber.  More...

People

Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Harlen and Joan Lawrence, Archbold, and formerly of Wauseon, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.  Harlen Lawrence and Joan Leininger were married May 25, 1947, at the First Christian Church, Wauseon, by Rev. Russell Dietsch.  More...

Earn Degrees

Several students from Archbold and Pettisville earned degrees during commencement exercises, Sunday, May 7, at Bluffton University.  More...

Honor Students

Ryan King, AHS ‘13 and son of Pete and Luana, was named a graduating senior with a gpa of 3.6 or above during the University of Findlay annual Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity.  ------  Miriam Beck, Archbold, and Kathryn Kauf More...

Opinion

Take Time To Reflect On Memorial Day

Each year, the observance of Memorial Day is obscured.  Memorial Day is to honor those men and women who have worn the uniform of the armed forces of the United States and have perished in service to our country.  More...

Medical Marijuana Here?

Marijuana. Opinions are divided. Some believe it’s a harmless, fun drug that can help one relax. Others believe it is a devil drug– the first step on the path to cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, destitution, destruction, and death.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 30, 2007   School board voted to end the senior experience as a graduation requirement for AHS seniors.  David Deskins, superintendent, said it wasn’t the merit of the program that led to the end of More...

Recipe Corner

Very Vegetable Frittata

4 large eggs 1/3 cup egg whites 1 cup nonfat milk 1 tablespoon chopped chives 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 cup chopped broccoli 1 cup chopped cauliflower  More...

Breaking News - 5:06 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL TRACK & FIELD - Free Access

Archbold, Pettisville Share Girls Team Title

Archbold and Pettisville tied for the Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2017 1:46 PM

DIV. II STATE BOYS TENNIS - Free Access

Rupp, McQuade Fall In Second Round

The AHS doubles team of Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade lost to Michael Lee and Josef Horwath of Gates Mills Hawken 6-0, 6-0 in the second round of the Div. More...

Rupp, McQuade Bound For State Tennis

AHS Baseball, Boys Track Teams Win District Titles

Right: Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade, from left, are the first AHS boys doubles team, and only the third and fourth boys tennis players in AHS history, to advance to the state tournament. More...

Medical Marijuana Meeting Tuesday

Greenhouse/Processing Facility In German Township?

A meeting to discuss the possible construction of a medical marijuana greenhouse in German Township has been scheduled.  The public can learn about medical marijuana, what some call medical cannabis, Tuesday, May 30, 7 pm, at the Ruihley Park Pa More...

Pettisville High School Class Of 2017 ~ Top 10%

Alicia Barhite More...

 

News

2017 AHS Honors Awards

4.0 GPA Award  Emily Roth  Academic GPA Awards   Brooks Behnfeldt, Kelly Bilen, Kayla Boettger, Noah Cheney, Ivan Cobb, Andreya Covarrubias, Brayden Hall, Noah Hogrefe, Lauren Horst, Elizabeth Mignin, Chloe Nofziger, Brennan Short, Dev More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its fifth meeting, Thursday, May 18, at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.  The deadline for dropping a project is Thursday, June 1. More...

Admiring Art

From left, Eric Voll, an Archbold first grade student; Denton Yoder, his grandfather; and his sister, Dana Voll, an AHS freshman, admire artwork at the AHS Art and Industrial Arts Show, Sunday, May 21.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 12   1:07 pm: Warning, parking in a no-parking zone, 400 block Vine St.  1:08 pm: Subject had parking question, Vine St. at E. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Stacey Duquette, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Tab Duquette, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce.  Leslie Burkholder, Fayette, plaintiff vs Brian Steckley, Fayette, defendant. More...

Parking Lot Hit-Skip

A car, owned by Glenn Lotz, Defiance, was damaged by a hit-skip driver, Wednesday, May 10.  At 12:10 pm that day, the mishap, which occurred in a private parking lot owned by Sauder Woodworking, was reported to Archbold police.  The auto wa More...

Sports

Rupp, McQuade Make AHS History, Advance To State

The doubles team of Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade are the first AHS boys tennis doubles players ever to advance to the Division II state tournament.  Rupp, a senior, and Mc- Quade a junior, finished second at the district meet at Bowling Green St More...

AHS Boys Win District Track Title

AHS Girls Second, Pettisville Girls Third

Despite inclement weather, the Archbold boys track and field team returned to the top of the podium on Saturday, May 20, winning the Division III district track & field championship at Archbold.  The meet started on Thursday, May 18, and con More...

Streaks Scalp Apaches For District Title

Archbold captured its second straight Division III district title with a 10-2 win over Fairview, Sunday, May 21, at Defiance High School.  “They beat us in a doubleheader to start the season,” said Dick Selgo, AHS head coach.  & More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Sixth Sunday of Easter  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Deb Nafziger, worship leader. Message, “Fanning The Flames: Final Words, 2 Timothy 4,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 14: Alexis & Gonzalo Hernandez, Wauseon, boy.  May 16: Sarah & Timothy Rupp, Wauseon, boy.   More...