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Crab Fishing In Alaskan Waters

Ridgeville's Josh Henry Is Living A Life Of Adventure

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on the adventures of Josh Henry, who has worked in the dangerous Alaskan fishing industry.)   Josh Henry is almost 26 years old, not married, and leads an exciting lifestyle More...

Easter Egg Hunts Start On Thursday

Area youngsters will have a chance to participate in one of three Easter egg hunts this “hunting season.”   Archbold Parks and Recreation holds its annual flashlight Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow, Thursday, March 25. More...

Archbold Pulls Together For 45th Fairlawn Event

“It is amazing how the community pulls together in cooperation to create a successful auction year after year,” said Julia Nafziger, Fairlawn Auxiliary president. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Aubrey Lynn Arnold

Aubrey Lynn Arnold, infant daughter of Justin Arnold of Clayton, Mich., and Sarah Renz of Archbold, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at the Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan. More...

Rosella F. Buehrer

Rosella F. Buehrer left her rural Stryker home to be with her Lord early March 20, 2010, following a brief illness.   She was born in West Unity, Ohio on Sept. 9, 1932, the daughter of the late Waldo and the late Florence (Johnson) Nafziger. More...

Dorothy G. Carter

Dorothy G. Carter, age 93, of Archbold, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   Prior to her retirement in 1987 she had worked at Lauber Manufacturing in Archbold for many years.   More...

People

Couple To Wed In Washington, D.C.

Jim and Carolyn Pratt, Wauseon, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Carrie Beth, to Joseph Ryan Gunther, son of Ehrhardt and Pat, Swanton.   More...

Miller, Groeneweg To Marry June 19

Gerald and Glenda Miller, Middlebury, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Richele, to Benjamin Groeneweg, Fort Wayne, Ind., son of Jim and Patsy, Archbold.   The bride-elect is a Middlebury High School graduate. More...

Local Teen Wins National Art Award For Printmaking

Sarah Aeschliman, a Pettisville High School senior, won a silver medal at the national 2010 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition.   She was recognized for her work in the printmaking category. More...

Opinion

Downtown Restrooms For Residents, Guests

Archbold is busy preparing for the summer season. There are a few things the village could do to make it more convenient and appealing to village guests. More...

Tiger Has Another Chance

America is the land of choices and chances: one, two, three, or more. Millions of immigrants came here for that opportunity.   Tiger Woods will get a second chance because people like him, he’s American, and a great celebrity athlete. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2000   School board officials made no decision whether to build or not to build an addition to the high school. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Backyard Fun Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

1 gallon-size plastic food storage bag Ice cubes 1/3 cup rock salt 1/2 cup refrigerated ready-todrink milk shake or milk (any flavor) 1 to 2 teaspoons semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels 1 pint-size plastic food storage bag Fill large bag half full More...

FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT POSTPONED - Free Access

Archbold's Flashlight Egg Hunt originally scheduled for Thursday, March 25, was postponed due to the weather.–Posted 3.25, 11:32 am More...

State Boys Basketball Tournament - Free Access

Lima Central Catholic Wins D-III State Title

Div. III: In its first trip to the state boys basketball tournament since 2000 and the sixth time in school history Lima Central Catholic (23-4) made it to the Final Four, the Thunderbirds won the state championship.–Updated 3.27, 1 am More...

March Madness

Top: With his legs trapped by Plymouth's Alex Mowry, Archbold's Corey Walker (3) struggles to pass a loose ball to Christian Goering (25). The Big Red defeated the Blue Streaks 42-37 in their Div. More...

Middle School Wrestlers Head To First State Tournament

After dominating opponents much of the season, the Archbold Middle School wrestling team is headed for the Division III state tournament this Saturday at Marion. More...

 

News

Blackbird Fans Of All Ages

Eight-month-old Andrew Silveous hitches a ride out of the Elida Fieldhouse with his great-grandfather, Olen Genter, Pettisville. More...

Archbold Receives 27th Tree City Award

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Archbold a Tree City, USA.   It is the 27th year Archbold has earned the title.   “Trees have been a part of Archbold’s heritage for generations,” said Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor.   More...

2010 Mock Trial Teams

Archbold mock trial teams competed last month at the Wood County Courthouse, but did not advance to the regional. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 14   No reports.   March 15   More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Directions Credit Union, Maumee, plaintiff vs. Jay Lemley, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil.   Beneficial Ohio, Inc, Elmhurst, Ill., plaintiff vs. William Redsawski, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Western District Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.)   Traffic   Craig R. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks See Red

Plymouth Big Red Defeats Archbold 42-37 In Division III Regional Semifinal

It may have been an epic defensive battle when Archbold (19-5) and Plymouth (24-0) squared off in the Division III boys basketball regional semifinal, Wednesday, March 17 at Bowling Green State University.   “Wow! More...

Erica King Named First Team All-Ohio

The accolades keep coming for Erica King.   The Pettisville senior earned First Team All-Ohio honors in Division IV for the 2009-10 girls basketball season by the Associated Press. More...

Lima Central Catholic Beats Plymouth In Final, Advances To Final Four

Lima Central Catholic advanced to the Division III state boys basketball tournament with a 56-54 defeat of Plymouth, Saturday, March 20 at Bowling Green State University. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Top 25 Bible Quizzers

The top 25 Bible Quizzers for the 2010 Bible Quiz season, which included 17 matches, are, More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 12: Michelle and Barnaby Wyse, Archbold, girl.   March 16: Lisa and Benjamin Osterland, Archbold, boy; Kara and Darren Estelle, Liberty Center, boy.   More...