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First Baby Of 2009

Addtakizz Santana Faye Torres/Cassady is the Archbold Buckeye's First Baby of 2009. She is held by her mother, Mary Torres, Archbold; her father, Danny Cassady, is from Lubbock, Texas. See related article on page 10. More...

Ohio Governor Signs Bill Banning Salvia; Pettisville Principal Pleased

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, signed a bill on Jan. 6, 2009, banning the sale and possession of salvia divinorum and salvinorin A in the state. The bill goes into effect in 90 days. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lucile Short

Lucile Short, 98, of Stryker, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 19, 2009 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.-Posted 1.19, 4:29 p.m. More...

Donald L. Hoblet

Donald L. Hoblet, 84, passed from this life on Jan. 10, 2009, in Archbold after a long illness. Born to Lee Orville and Ruth (McDough) Hoblet on July 23, 1924, in Willshire, Ohio, Don married Harriet (Detter) Hoblet on Nov. 19, 1944. More...

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. He was born April 23, 1921, the son of the late Joseph and the late Alma (Munz) Emch in Youngstown. More...

Sports

Birds Outlast Panthers To Remain Undefeated

Whenever Pettisville and Stryker play each other in boys basketball, fans know it will be a close game played in a tournament atmosphere with plenty of excitement, no matter what the team records are. More...

Streaks Split NWOAL Match With Vikes, Tigers

Archbold wrestlers got back into Northwest Ohio Athletic League action, Thursday, Jan. 8, traveling to Liberty Center. AHS won its opener against Evergreen 50-15, but lost to the Tigers 37-24. The Streaks are 4- 2 in the league. More...

Bryan Sneaks Past Streaks

The Archbold boys basketball team slipped to 4-6, 1-2 in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action with a 42-41 loss to Bryan (2-6, 1-1 NWOAL), Thursday, Jan. 8 at Archbold High School. It all came down to the charity stripe. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: JoAnne Rupp, prelude; choir, Declare His Glory. Message, "Living The Life," Jesse Kahler, youth pastor. More...

Local Residents To Meet For Breakfast In Florida Feb. 23

Archbold and former Archbold residents in the Bradenton, Fla. area will gather for the annual Archbold Breakfast at 9 am, Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Christian Retreat. More...

Organizations

Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Speaker: Chris Malanga, United Way/Ohio Benefit Bank. More...

AHS Football Team Members Earn Academic All-Ohio Status

Archbold is one of six teams recognized by the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association as Academic All-Ohio for 2008. The AHS team had an average grade point average of 3.764. More...

Business Down $46 Million, Mayor Tells Archbold Chamber

Business in Archbold is down $46 million in two years. That's what Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, told members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce during the Monday, Jan. 12, luncheon. More...

First Baby Of 2009 Was In A Hurry

Addtakizz Santana Faye Torres Cassady was in a hurry to arrive. Her mother, Mary Torres, Archbold, said her original due date was Friday, Jan. 16. She was scheduled to deliver via cesarean section on Tuesday, Jan 6. More...

County Under Level 1 Snow Emergency

As of Tuesday morning, Fulton County was under a Level 1 snow emergency, partly in anticipation of additional snowfall mixed with high winds and bitter temperatures. More...

 

News

High School Academic Quiz Season Begins

Quiz teams from area high schools, including Archbold, Pettisville, and Fayette, opened the Northern Buckeye Academic League quiz season with matches on Monday, Jan. 5. More...

United Way Campaign Fails To Make Goal

With just a couple of payroll deductions from county industries to still come in, the Fulton County Way United Way campaign for 2008 has closed. More...

Snowball Fight!

Archbold Elementary kindergarten students in Kris Warner's class finished studying snow by staging a snowball fight in the school cafeteria. In this case, marshmallows substituted for snowballs. More...

Public Record

DEVELOPING STORY

Former Wauseon School Custodian Indicted On Alleged Sex Crimes

Kent D. Reichert, 60, Wauseon, a former custodian at Wauseon's Leggett Street Primary School, has been indicted for alleged sex crimes by the Fulton County Grand Jury. More...

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 4 No reports. Jan. 5 7:07 am: Littering, 815 West St. Jan. 6 3:40 pm: Theft of license plates, 208 S. Defiance St. Jan. 7 5:30 pm: Child moving vehicle in parking lot, 1200 block Stryker St., advised subject against practice. More...

Theft Reports Filed With Police

During the first week of the 2009, three reports of theft were filed with the Archbold Police Department. A purse belonging to Susan Bernath, 410 Vine Street, was stolen from her pickup truck sometime between 6 am and 6:20 am, Thursday Jan. 8. More...

Opinion

Salvia Ban Good For Ohio

Much ado about nothing. More...

Academic All-Ohioans Shine For District

Over the years, Archbold High School students have accomplished a variety of achievements, of which everyone is proud. Twenty-two members of the AHS football team competed against other football teams for Academic All-Ohio status. More...

Letter To The Editor

Whatever happened to honesty, or is that not part of the 4-H pledge? More...