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Pick Dexter Krueger For New Assistant Village Engineer Post

Archbold Village Council named Dexter Krueger assistant engineer during its Monday night, Jan. 5, meeting. More...

Seeking First Baby Of 2009

The title of Archbold Buckeye First Baby of the Year is ready to be claimed. The Buckeye First Baby of 2009 is the first baby of the year born to parents living in the Archbold or Pettisville school districts after midnight, Dec. 31, 2008. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Harold L. Emch

Harold L. Emch, age 87, of Archbold, died Jan. 9, 2009 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, where he had been a resident since 2004.-Posted 1.10.09, 11:53 p.m. More...

Shirley A. Nofziger

Shirley A. Nofziger, age 77 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 28, 2008, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. She was born Nov. 2, 1931, in Bryan, the daughter of Edwin and Selma (Buehrer) Bernath. More...

Ilva L. Brodbeck

Ilva L. Brodbeck, age 99 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, Dec. 29, 2008, at the Archbold Hospital. She was born Sept. 19, 1909, in Archbold, the daughter of Emil and Ida (Tilse) Buehrer. She married Elmer Brodbeck on Dec. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 28 7:14 pm: Citation to Benjamin J. Rosenbauer, 36, Archbold, speeding, 700 block E. Lutz Rd. 8:24 pm: Citation to Timothy Yoder, 52, rural Archbold, speeding, 700 block E. Lutz Rd. 2:22 pm: Car, driven by Edward D. More...

Police Release Two December Crash Reports

The Archbold Police Department recently released reports on two auto mishaps that occurred during December. A car, driven by Chase D. Grieser, 16, Stryker, was traveling east on Stryker Street about 10:12 am, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Woman Reports Door Tampering

Marlene Nofziger, 105 Walnut St., reported someone tampered with the handle of a screen door. The Archbold police report states sometime between 2 pm and 3:30 pm, Monday, Dec. 29, someone damaged the door handle, causing $25 in damage. More...

People

Archbold Second, Pettisville Third In Quiz Tournament

Archbold High School placed second and Pettisville High School was third in the eighth annual Fulton County Quiz Team Tournament at Evergreen High School, Monday, Dec. 8, 2008. Evergreen won the title. More...

Honor Student

Ashley Funk, PHS '04, was named to the dean's list at Valparaiso (Ind.) University. She achieved a 4.0 grade point average and is a senior majoring in psychology. More...

Couple Marries Dec. 23

Charm Moreto and Ben Damon exchanged wedding vows, Dec 23, 2008, in the home of his parents, Tony and Laura Damon, North Baltimore. The bride is the daughter of Sergio and Nimfa Moreto, Bangkok, Thailand. More...

Opinion

Trouble For Betty Young

Betty Young, who was the center of controversy during much of her four years as president of Northwest State Community College, is moving on again. More...

Other Editors Say...

Paid Your Mortgage? Sucker. Federal Help Creates A Perverse Incentive

You bought a house you could afford. You obtained a loan that allowed you to live within your means and build some savings. You have paid your mortgage on time every month, year after year. You, as a matter of federal policy, are a sucker. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan 6, 1999 The Archbold municipal income tax collection for 1998, which was not expected to top the record year of 1997, did so by $1,400. Total collections for 1998 were $3,153,499.29. More...

Basketball Scenes

All kinds of activity goes on during a high school basketball game, as demonstrated by these pictures taken at the Archbold- Fairview boys basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 3. More...

Hike In Pettisville School Tax Smaller

When property owners in the Pettisville Local School District open their property tax bills in the next few weeks, they will be in for a surprise. More...

Pettisville School Board Approves Agreements For New School Bldg.

The Pettisville school board formally approved agreements with the Ohio School Facilities Commission at the board's Monday night, Jan. 5, meeting. More...

News

County Weight Loss Competition Starts Soon

The Fulton County Health Department, the Fulton County Health Center, and the Ohio State University Extension want you to be a loser. More...

Salt On Order After Next Big Snowfall

The village of Archbold will order more ice-melting road salt after the next major snowfall. That's the news given to Archbold Village Council members at the Monday night, Jan. 5, meeting. More...

Steers Get Retinal Scans To Prevent Cheating

For the second year, steers that will compete in the Fulton County Junior Fair must have their heads examined. Actually, it's just their eyes. The steers must undergo a retinal eye scan to assure their identity. More...

Business

F&M Appoints Latta To Board Of Directors

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc., the holding company of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, appointment Marcia Sloan Latta, Bowling Green, to its board of directors. She fills the opening created with the retirement of Dean Miller. More...

County Unemployment At 9% In November

The Fulton County unemployment rate for November was 9%, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. More...

What's Going On?

Karlin Wyse, vice president of Lugbill Supply, Inc., said 168 lumber yards have gone out of business since 2006 in Ohio. Wyse said the statistic comes from the Ohio Construction Suppliers Association, of which he is a board member. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Vermillion Duals; Rufenacht Named Most Valuable Wrestler

The Archbold wrestling team won the Vermillion Duals, Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 29-30. The Streaks scored 515 points; second-place Admiral King had 381. More...

Blue Streaks Fall To Tigers, Tame Wildcats

Archbold overcame an 11- point deficit to tie the game at 35, but the Streaks couldn't quite get over the hump and lost to Holgate 54-48, Monday, Dec. 29 in non-league girls basketball action at The Thunderdome. More...

Streaks Hold On To Beat Apaches 64-52

Archbold made the trek into Defiance County, Saturday, Jan. 3 to face Fairview, under Mark Rhodes, head coach, in a non-league boys basketball contest. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; Michelle Semer, offertory, The Prayer. Message, "Our Noble Shepherd," Drew Moser, visiting minister. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 25: Angel and Roy Girdham, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 28: Emily and Josh Clemens, Stryker, boy. Dec. 29: Courtney and Kevin Seitzinger, Wauseon, boy; Megan and Tyler Williman, Wauseon, boy. Dec. More...

Resident Of The Month

Mable Stuckey is the January Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven. Born on March 27, 1908, on a farm near Wauseon, she was the daughter of Aaron and Jemima (Aeschliman) Klopfenstein. More...