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Still Looking For First Baby Of New Year

The Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2008 is waiting for a claimant. The Buckeye First Baby of 2008 is the first baby of the year born to parents living in the Archbold or Pettisville school districts after midnight, Dec. 31, 2007. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Death Notices

Clara Bostelman, 83, Napoleon, died Monday, Dec. 24, at the Lutheran Home, Napoleon. Survivors include her husband, Melvin E. More...

Hollis Layne Richer

Hollis Layne Richer, 17, of Wauseon, passed away Monday Dec. 24, 2007 as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. Miss Richer was a senior at Wauseon High School. More...

Donelda J. Erbskorn

Donelda Erbskorn, 87, of Fayette, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at her residence. She was born on June 1, 1920, the daughter of Emanuel & Wynona (Delong) Shaffer. Donelda and her first husband, Jake Valentine had four children. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Girls Dominate BG 72-

The Archbold girls basketball team upped its record to 8-4 after demolishing Bowling Green 72-34, Thursday, Dec. 27. AHS opened with a 7-0 run; four of the seven were by Dani Newman as she grabbed offensive boards for easy buckets. More...

Streak Wrestlers Hold 17-10 Record

The Archbold wrestling squad competed at the Bowling Green Bobcat Duals, Saturday, Dec. 22 and Sunday, Dec. 23. Going 4-6 in the two-day tournament, the Streaks hold a 17- 10 overall record. Individual results were not available. More...

Blue Streaks Nip Apaches 60-58

It came down to one shot: a three from the top of the arc. If it goes in, the Streaks lose by one. If it misses, the Streaks pick up their eighth win of the season. It missed. Archbold entertained Fairview, Friday, Dec. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Prelude and offertory, Andy Wilhelm; message, "Out With the Old, In With the New," Brad Bame. More...

Organizations

Democratic Women's Club Fulton County Democratic Women's Club, Monday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m., White Lattice Café, 1290 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Installation of officers. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursdays, Jan. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 17: Megan and Kyle Rusie, Wauseon, boy; Dawn and Chris Collins, Delta, boy; Sierra Edwards, Liberty Center, boy; Lisa and Jason Dietrich, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 20: Sheila and Marco Valderrama, Wauseon, boy. More...

Snow Creates Peaceful Scenes

One-half inch of snow coated trees, fences, and roads, Thursday morning, Dec. 27. The new snow providing a peaceful and scenic backdrop in the Archbold Woodland Oaks subdivision as Jack McCormick enjoyed a stroll. More...

Eyeglasses From Archbold Help Nicaraguans See Clearer

How many optometry offices examine 300 patients per day with a 20-person staff? Not many. More...

 

News

Service Center Names New Superintendent

Darren Jenkins, a former teacher, high school principal, and school district superintendent, took over as superintendant of the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Jan. 1. More...

Archbold School Bus Flunks State Inspection

One of the school district buses failed an inspection and was pulled from service, said David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent. Speaking to the Archbold Area School Board during the Monday, Dec. More...

Council Names Martz Street Superintendent; Approves $15 Million-Plus Budget For 2008

Archbold Village Council unanimously approved a $15,387,667 budget for 2008 during a special meeting. The action was taken with one member absent during council's final 2007 meeting, Thursday evening, Dec. 27. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 23 7:46 am: Utility pole down in roadway, 800 block Walnut St., contacted Toledo Edison. Dec. 24 11:24 am: Traffic stop, speeding, citation issued to Aaron Scott Brown, 28, Archbold, seat belt, 500 block Stryker St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Isabel Andrews, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. John Andrews, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Bank of New York Trust Company, Richfield, Minn., plaintiff vs. Kelly Wyse, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. GMAC Mortgage, Ft. More...

Two Motorists Are Cited For Failure to Control

A man and woman were cited for failure to maintain reasonable control in separate auto incidents, Thursday, Dec. 27. A car driven by Jerry W. Bernath, 63, Archbold, was stopped on Co. Rd. BC at the St. Rt. 66 intersection. More...

Opinion

Future Looks Good For Archbold

It was not total gloom and doom, but the final editorial in this newspaper last year was not optimistic. Amazingly, the past 12 months provided positive events that were unexpected. More...

Archbold Cemetery Needs Beautification

After nearly ten years of delay, it's time renovations to the Archbold Cemetery become top priority. The cemetery is the final resting-place of great Archbold citizens. Reading the headstones is a roll call of our history. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997 Headline- Cable Television System Could Make Comeback In a feature article community members start the New Year with resolutions. More...