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Boys Basketball Sectional Tournament Results

Archbold, Pettisville win sectionals

Div. III: Archbold defeated Paulding 59-40... More...

Two Firefighters Injured In Barn Fire

Two firefighters, one from Archbold and one from Stryker, were injured battling a barn fire after midnight, Sunday morning, Feb. 17. More...

Storm Sewer Bid 31% Under Estimate Of Village Engineer

Archbold Village Council awarded Anderzack-Pitzen, a Metamora-based construction company, the bid for a new storm sewer to serve the Lafayette Street area. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dorothy A. Grime

Dorothy A. Grime, age 77 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since Nov. 13, 2006. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 10 6:22 pm: Domestic, McDonald's, arrested Marilyn K. Haley, 44, Kaw City, Okla., disorderly conduct and obstructing official business. Feb. 11 4:31 pm: Domestic, Holland Court Apartments. Feb. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Bank of New York as Trustee, Plano, Texas, plaintiff vs. Danny Shelley and Tamara Shelley, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs. More...

E-mail Death Threat Ruled As Internet Scam

A death threat against Daniel Yoder, 405 Brussel St., has been determined a hoax, said Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief. Yoder told police officers Wednesday, Feb. 13, that he had received an email, claiming to be from a contract killer. More...

Sports

Division III District Wrestling Tournament Schedule

Friday, Feb. 22 Session 1: 4 p.m. Championship rounds 1 and 2 and consolation round 1 Saturday, Feb. 23 Session 2: 10 a.m. More...

Boys Basketball Tournament Schedule

Archbold and Pettisville

Div. III sectional final: Archbold vs Paulding, Fri., Feb. 22, 6:15 pm, Defiance High School. Div. IV sectional final: Pettisville vs North Central, Fri., Feb. 22, 6:15 pm, Bryan High School More...

Eight AHS Wrestlers Advance To Districts

Eight Archbold Blue Streaks will see their seasons continue to the Division III district wrestling tournament at Owens Community College, Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23. More...

Opinion

Road Sign Theft Creates Public Danger

The theft of road signs and barricades Feb. 6 from German Township Road G at the County Road 24 and 25- 2 intersections created extreme danger to the motoring public. High water over the roadway made the signs critical to travelers. More...

Clean Passage Necessary To Public

Attention to snowy, icy streets has been a challenge much of the winter of 2007-2008. Keeping passageways open has been a burdensome task for the Archbold street department. Keeping sidewalks clean has been an enormous responsibility for citizens. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1998 Two Archbold residents were recently elected officers of the newly formed United Way of Fulton County. Joyce Frey is president, and Larry Holland, first vice-president. Todd E. More...

BREAKING NEWS

Archbold School Board, Teachers Agree on New Contract

Teachers in the Archbold Area School District will get 6.5% in base-pay hikes...Updated 2.26, 11:29 a.m. More...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Div. IV District Semifinal postponed.

The Div. IV boys basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, at Napoleon High School have been postponed due to the weather. These games have been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 27. More...

District Wrestling Results

Short, Rufenacht Place Third In District, Advance To State; Delta Wins Team Title

Tyler Short, AHS senior, and Chad Rufenacht, AHS junior, have both advanced to the state wrestling meet next weekend in Columbus. Updated 2.23, 8:25 pm More...

Girls Basketball District Tournament Results

Div. III: Archbold Falls To Wayne Trace, Div. IV: Stryker Defeated By Kalida; Continental Beats Pettisville

Archbold lost to Wayne Trace 67-51... More...

Buckeye Wins First Families Of Ohio Honor

The Archbold Buckeye was among eight newspapers to receive a "First Families Award" at the 75th Ohio Newspaper Association convention, Feb. 13- 15, in Columbus. More...

Wind Power Talks Exciting

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said talks about a possible wind power project for the school district have been interesting and exciting. During the Archbold Area School Board's Monday night, Feb. More...

Radiothon Collection May Top $30,000

The 2008 Fulton County Heart Radiothon, born out of a desire to provide the best possible care and treatment for persons suffering heart attacks, is projected to raise more than $30,000. More...

 

News

Lines And Shadows

Sunshine plays through bare trees to create a scene of lines and shadows in Goll Woods, Wednesday, Feb. 13. Two inches of snow had fallen on the Archbold area the night before. More...

Candidates For Fulton Co. Prosecutor, 74th Ohio House District Representative

Citizens voting the in Fulton County Republican primary, Tuesday, March 4, have a choice of two candidates for the office of county prosecutor. Roger Nagel, the current prosecutor, is not seeking reelection. More...

School Personnel Actions

Short Retires From School Custodian Job

The Archbold Area School Board accepted the resignation of Rex Short, school custodian, at the Monday night, Feb. 18 school board meeting. Short worked 16 years: three as a custodian, and 13 as a custodian supervisor. More...

People

Couple Resides In Illinois

Leah Nicole Whitely and Jonathan David Rupp exchanged wedding vows Aug. 11, 2007 in Upland Community Church, Upland Ind. Joshua Hossler was the officiating pastor. The maids of honor were Kailin and Kristyne Whiteley, sisters of the bride. More...

Parents Announce Spring Wedding

Mark and Melody Grime, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Lee Grime to Stephen James Wachtmann, son of Mike and Kathy Wachtmann, Archbold. More...

Four County BPA Students Compete

Thirty-seven Four County Career Center Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter members recently placed in the top six among several hundred area students competing in regional contests at Penta Career Center. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; offertory, In Thee Do I Live, by Mens Quartet. Message, "The Road To Calvary: Servant Leadership," Brad Bame. More...

CARD OF THANKS

The family of Orval H. Graber would like to express our sincere thanks to all our relatives, friends and neighbors for their kindness, prayers, flowers, cards of sympathy and memorials. More...

Fifth Bible Quiz Meet Hosted By Two Churches

Bible quizzing action was split between the Poplar Ridge Church of the Brethren, near Defiance, and the Tedrow Mennonite Church, Sunday Feb. 17. A total of 22 matches were completed. Questions were from Acts 23-26. More...