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BREAKING NEWS

Telephone Scammers Targeting Western District Court Cases

Telephone scam artists have found a new target: persons who have received traffic citations. More...

Archbold Softball In District Final

Archbold Defeats Evergreen 7-3 In D-III District Semifinal

Archbold defeated Evergreen 7-3 in the D-III district semifinal at Archbold, Tuesday, May 19. More...

Local Chrysler, GM Dealers Survive Cuts

Christy Motor Sales and Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge- Jeep will continue to offer products from their respective manufacturers. The automakers announced last week they would take away franchises from some dealers. More...

Pettisville Graduates 49 Sunday

Pettisville High School will hand out 49 diplomas, Sunday, May 24, 2:30 pm. Nineteen graduates are members of the National Honor Society, and 17 have earned an Ohio Honors Diploma. More...

Pettisville Will End Year In The Black

The Pettisville local school district will end 2008-09 in the black, but then begin drawing on cash reserves at the end of 2009-10. More...

First Farmers Market To Be Extra Special

An extra special event is planned for the Thursday, July 2, opening of the Archbold Farmers Market. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Michael B. "Link" Lecklider

Michael B. "Link" Lecklider, 53, of Napoleon, died Tuesday, May 12, at the Toledo University Medical Center. He was born Jan. 24, 1956, in Napoleon to the late Austin II and Rufina (Vajen) Lecklider. More...

Lois Seiler

Lois Cleda Seiler, 91, of Fredricksburg, died Thursday, May 14, 2009, at Aultman Hospital in Canton. She was born Nov. 3, 1917, in Dayton, Va., the daughter of Peter and Myrtle McDorman Blosser. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 10 No reports. May 11 No reports. May 12 1:57 am: Loud noises, East Gardens, advised to keep it down. May 13 8:41 am: Unwanted subject, arrested Miguel Covarrubias, Jr., 26, Archbold. More...

Traffic Signs Stolen

Two traffic signs were stolen from the intersection of W. Lutz Rd. and Co. Rd. 24. Missing are a "One Way" sign and a "Do Not Enter" sign, both owned by the village of Archbold. They are valued at about $63. Archbold Police converted W. Lutz Rd. More...

Man Arrested After Breaking Into Home

Miguel Gomez Covarrubias, 406 West St., was arrested and charged with aggravated trespassing and disorderly conduct after he allegedly broke into a nearby home. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Sectional Title

NWOAL Co-Champions

Archbold won a share of its fourth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League title and a Division III sectional title last week. The Streaks lost to Wauseon 3-2 but defeated Swanton 11-1 in sectional final action. More...

Pettisville Wins Sectional, BBC Baseball Titles

The Pettisville baseball team (16-4) claimed two titles last week, winning a Division IV sectional championship, Friday, May 15, and a Buckeye Border Conference title, Thursday, May 14. More...

AHS Boys Win NWOAL Meet, Girls Place Second

Sweeping the relays and winning the 800-meter run, Archbold won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys track and field meet, held Tuesday, May 12 and Friday, May 15, at Archbold. The Streaks placed second in the girls meet. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude. Message, "Contentment in God," Stuart Rex. Second service: worship through singing by worship team band; offertory by Rick Yoder family; message same as first service. Wednesday: Jr. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center May 12: Coricia and David Meyer, Archbold, girl. May 14: Erika and Barry Damman, Napoleon, boy. More...

Organizations

NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board, Tuesday, May 26, 7 p.m., Four County Career Center, St. Rt. 34, south of Archbold. More...

Archbold, Pettisville Win Div. III District Track Meets

Archbold Wins Boys Meet; Pettisville Wins Girls

Archbold won the boys meet with 113 points, far outpacing second-place Tinora, which finished with 67, at the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 21 and Saturday, May 23 at Ayersville. More...

Streaks Win District Softball Title

Archbold Def. Wayne Trace 5-0 In D-III District Final

Archbold advanced to the Division III regional semifinal with a 5-0 shutout of Wayne Trace in the district final, Thursday, May 21 at Lima Bath. More...

Pettisville Baseball Advances To D-IV District Final

Pettisville Def. Edon 10-2 In District Semifinal

Pettisville defeated Edon 10-2 in a Div. IV district semifinal at Bryan, Wednesday, May 20. The Birds (14-7) play sixth-rated and defending state champ Patrick Henry (19-4) for the district title, Friday, May 22, 7 p.m. at Bryan. More...

Pettisville Softball Falls In D-IV District Semifinal

Ayersville Def. Pettisville 2-1

Pettisville lost 2-1 to top-seeded Ayersville in the Div. IV district semifinal at Liberty Center, Tuesday, May 19. More...

Veterans, Superintendent Will Speak At Memorial Day Events

Featured speakers for Memorial Day include an Ohio National Guard member, school superintendent, and sailorturned military policeman. Legion posts from Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners will host Memorial Day services, Monday, May 25. More...

Howell, Ruffer Disagree On Rd. 24 Stop Signs

Archbold Village Councilmen and the German Township Trustees had a discussion over four-way stop signs on Co. Rd. 24 during a joint meeting Monday, May 18. More...

New Aerial Truck Arrives

The German Township Trustees presented a check to cover the cost of the new $650,658 Archbold Fire Department aerial truck. It was delivered Monday, May 18. More...

 

News

First Bird

Kenny Cowell, Archbold, bagged his first turkey in three years of trying at 7 am, Friday, May 1, on private property in Henry County. He lured the gobbler with a box call, and harvested it with a shotgun firing No. 4 buckshot. More...

New Playground At Sauder Village Ready

A new playground at Sauder Village will open Friday, May 22- in time for Memorial Day. It is open to the public. More...

Crime Stopper

The theft of tools from an Archbold construction site is the topic of the Fulton County Crime Stopper program. More...

People

Nursing Student Presents Research At Conference

Molly Grime, Archbold, was one of three Valparaiso (Ind.) University nursing students who presented their research on the effects of lifestyle and health behaviors on quality of life at the annual conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society More...

37 Area Students Earn Northwest State Degrees

A total of 37 persons from the Archbold area received degrees or certificates from Northwest State Community College, in commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 16: Archbold: Maria Beck, associate of applied science in medical assisting technology More...

Music Award Winners

Three Archbold High School seniors received music awards at the recent AHS band pops concert. From left: Jacob Gobrogge, John Philip Sousa award; Brandon Lehman, band directors award; and Chris Jennings, the Louis Armstrong Award. More...

Opinion

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 19, 1999 Eleven AHS honors students will graduate Sunday: Tim Armstrong, Jennifer Davis, Ryan Hoverman, Dexter Krueger, Sarah Lawrence, Amy Meyer, Kelby Riegsecker, Eric Rohrs, Noah Rupp, Sarah Timmes, Eric Watson. More...

Memorial Day

They are strewn across every city, every village, every hamlet, and sometimes, wide spots in the road. They can be towering tributes of granite or bronze, or something as simple as a wooden cross. More...

Summer Begins

The Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. It will be marked with Memorial Day ceremonies, graduation ceremonies, and more than a few family picnics. More...