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DIV. III BOYS SECTIONAL FINAL

Streaks Beat Hicksville In Overtime, 45-43

Sam Miller hit a three-pointer with 7.4 seconds left in overtime to give Archbold a 45-43 lead over Hicksville, then Breon Price stole the inbounds pass to preserve a Div. III sectional championship for the Streaks, Friday, March 6. More...

DIV. IV DISTRICT SEMIFINAL

Patrick Henry 43, Pettisville 31

Pettisville tied the score at 31 with 3:26 left, but the Birds ran out of steam and were defeated by Patrick Henry 43-31, Thursday, March 5 in Div. IV district semifinal action at Archbold High School. More...

Wesche Marvels At How Times Have Changed For Firefighters

60 Years On Ridgeville Fire Department

After 60 years as a member of the Ridgeville Township Fire Department, 88-year-old Wilbur Wesche said firefighting and rescue service today "is a whole lot better than it used to be. More...

Governor Touts Education During Archbold Visit

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, praised Archbold Schools and talked about his plan to reform education in Ohio during a visit to Archbold High School, Thursday, Feb. 26. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marjorie J. Richer

Marjorie J. Richer, age 83, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, after suffering a stroke. She was born on June 12, 1926, near Elida, Ohio, the daughter of Rhuda and Elnora (Hilty) Brenneman. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 24 8:37 am: Theft, 343 Sawmill Ct. 8:57 am: Dog loose, 400 block E. Lutz Rd., owner retrieved dog. Feb. More...

No Charges Filed After Feb. 27 Fight

No charges were filed as the result of a scuffle at Nu-Arch Lanes in Archbold about 2 am, Friday, Feb. 27. More...

Phone, Cash Stolen

An Archbold woman reported $100 in cash was taken, and a boy discovered a multi-purpose cell phone was stolen, according to reports filed with Archbold police last week. Leigh A. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Sectional, Face Raiders Thurs.

Archbold went on a 10-0 run at the beginning of the fourth period to break open a tight game and defeat Liberty Center 41-34, Saturday, Feb. 28, in a Division III sectional final at Defiance High School. More...

Weirauch Places Fifth At District, Is State Alternate; Meyer, Fidler Close Seasons

Five Archbold wrestlers made the trip to Owens Community College, Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28 for the Division III district tournament. More...

Blue Streaks Beat Fairview 72-67 In Double Overtime, Advance To Sectional Final

Christian Goering hit a three-pointer with 2.9 seconds left in double overtime to lead the Archbold boys basketball team to a 72-67 win over Fairview, last night, Tuesday, March 3, in a Division III sectional semifinal at Defiance High School. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, children's handbell choir. Message: "The Start of Living Right," Jesse Kahler. Praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Awards Given For Bible Quiz

At conclusion of the sixth Bible Quiz meet at North Clinton Mennonite Church, Sunday, Feb. 22, awards were given to the top four teams and 25 individuals of the 14-team round robin, which was completed the previous week. More...

Diller, Schrickel Are Kids Of Month For February, March At Fairlawn Haven

Carissa Diller was the February Kid of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She joined the Kids That Care program in September 2008. The daughter of Jared and Lisa, Archbold, she visits Miriam Yoder, a Fairlawn resident. More...

DIVISION IV BOYS DISTRICT SEMIFINAL BASKETBALL

Blackbirds Beat Leipsic 59-46

Ahead by only four points after three periods, the Pettisville boys basketball team outscored Leipsic 15-6 in the fourth period to win their Div. IV district semifinal contest 59-46, Tuesday, March 10 in the Grand Canyon at Napoleon High School. More...

BOYS DIVISION III DISTRICT SEMIFINAL MOVED TO THURSDAY

The Division III district semifinal boys basketball games at Napoleon originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 11 have been moved to Thursday, March 12. More...

DIV. III STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Rufenacht Drops Consolation Match; Cowell Falls In Consolations Round 2

Jordan Cowell ended his first state wrestling tournament in the second round of consolations today, Friday. More...

DIV. III DISTRICT SEMIFINAL

Wayne Trace 56, Archbold 40

Wayne Trace and Archbold were tied at 22 at halftime, but the Raiders outscored the Blue Streaks 34-18 in the second half to win their Div. III district semifinal 56-40, Thursday, March 5 at Napoleon High School. More...

DIV. III BOYS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL SEMIFINAL

GOERING'S THREE SEALS SEMIFINAL WIN IN DOUBLE OT

It couldn't be done in regulation. More...

State-Bound

Chad Rufenacht, AHS senior, and Jordan Cowell, AHS freshman, advanced to the Division III state wrestling championships, March 5-7, in Columbus. The top four finishers in each weight class at district qualified for state. More...

Mayor: Help Park Board Retire $2.45 Million Debt

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, proposed using Village of Archbold capital improvement funds to help the Archbold Park Board retire about $2.45 million in debt. More...

 

News

NSCC Students Raise Recycling Awareness With Dumpster Dive

Students at Northwest State Community College were busy going through the garbage Tuesday, Feb. 24. In a way, they were looking for a form of treasure- materials that could be saved from a landfill and recycled. More...

Baby Animal Day

Kelly Miller, left, and Dalton Myers, Pettisville first graders, had the chance to meet some goats during the Pettisville FFA Baby Animal Day, Friday, Feb. 27. More...

Local Officials Lobby Governor During His Visit To Archbold

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, not only had a chance to speak during his visit to Archbold, he had an opportunity to listen. More...

People

Cohn, Dominique Plan Nov. Wedding

Ronald and Sue Cohn, Wilkesboro, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney, Arlington Heights, Ill., to Jon Dominique, Arlington Heights, Ill., son of Andy and Ann, Archbold. More...

Parents Announce May 30 Wedding

James and Gloria Graber, Stryker, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shauna Lea, Toledo, to Jason Cloyd Rasor, Elida, son of Bruce and Christine, Elida. The bride-elect is a 1995 Stryker High School graduate. More...

Couple Plans Summer Wedding

Brent and Rhonda Gingerich, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra, Archbold, to Rick Reucher, Toledo, son of Rich and Sharon, Toledo. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Opinion

Ohio Education Plan Who's To Pay?

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, came to town last week to sell his education reform plan. The plan proposes a number of changes; the biggest one is how Ohio pays for schools. More...

Reading To Children Is Important

Archbold Elementary School has been celebrating Right To Read Week, an event that encourages and promotes reading among youngsters. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 3, 1999 The St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 swap between the Ohio Department of Transportation and Fulton County won't take place until some time after July 2000. The Co. Rd. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Rice Tabbouleh

3 cups cooked enriched white rice 1 cup chopped, Italian flat-leaf parsley 3.4 cup chopped cucumber 3.4 cup chopped tomato 1.4 cup minced mint leaves 1.4 cup olive oil 1. More...

Recipe Corner

Apricot-Dijon Ham Griller

2 slices sourdough bread 1 1.2 teaspoons honey mustard 1 tablespoon apricot preserves 6 slices shaved ham 4 thin pear slices 1 Swiss cheese slice 2 teaspoons butter, softened Spread 1 bread slice with mustard; spread remaining bread slice wi More...