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Mayor's Little League Move Sparks Park Board Debate

Archbold Park Board and Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, met in special session Saturday morning, May 1, to discuss a decision Wyse made to offer a special Little League tryout to a nine-year-old boy. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Richard A. Heer

Richard A. Heer, age 89, of Archbold, and formerly of Stryker, passed away Sunday morning, May 9, 2010 at the Archbold Hospital. –Posted 5.9, 6:30 pm More...

Claribel Gallaway

Claribel Gallaway, age 93, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, May 6, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.–Posted 5.6, 3:45 pm More...

Charles J. Graber

Charles J. Graber, age 97, of rural Stryker, passed away Tuesday morning, May 4, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to his retirement he had been a lifelong area farmer. More...

Sports

Streaks Beat PH, Delta; Stay Perfect In NWOAL

The Archbold softball team handed Patrick Henry its second loss of the season and first in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, Thursday, April 29. The Streaks scored two runs in the seventh inning to defeat the Patriots 4-2. More...

Blue Streak Boys Win Walker/Dilbone Relays

Hammersmith Top Sprinter

The Archbold boys track team successfully defended its championship title at the Walker-Dilbone Relays, Friday, April 30. The Streaks ran away with the boys meet, scoring 118 points. Wauseon finished second with 81. More...

Softball, Baseball Pairings

Pairings and dates for baseball and softball tournaments have been set. In Division III baseball at Archbold, Tinora received the top seed while Archbold (12-8) was seeded second. Delta plays Liberty Center, Saturday, May 8, 11 a.m. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; offertory by worship singers, How Firm a Foundation. Message, “What The Church Has Always Had,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Four Generations

Two-month-old Kaden Garcia appears with his grandfather, Richard Garcia, Montpelier; great-grandparents, Isidra and Ray Garcia Sr., Stryker; and his mother, Danielle Garcia, Fayette, from left.– More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, May 11, 12-5 p.m., Family Video, downtown Napoleon. More...

Voters Approve Pettisville School Levy; Rupp Wins GOP Commissioner Race

Perry Rupp, rural Wauseon, was the winner of the Republican primary election race for Fulton County Commissioner, and voters in the Pettisville Local School District approved renewing a 3.5-mill permanent improvement levy as a continuing tax. More...

Smelly House Gets Attention

The Fulton County Health Department has ordered Huntington Bank to clean up a vacant house at 210 Wilson Street. A smell emanates from the house, where Health Department officials say three to four feet of water stands in the basement. More...

News

Arbor Day, 2010

Above: Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, addresses Archbold fifth graders during the village’s annual Arbor Day celebration, Friday, April 30, at Memorial Park. More...

Bids For New Pettisville School Are $1.1 Million Under Original Estimate

Information is not final at this point, but based on the apparent low bids, the new Pettisville school building can be constructed for about 8% less than anticipated. More...

AHS, PHS Artists Among Tops In Show

High school artists from Archbold and Pettisville picked up several awards in the Best of Fulton County High School Art Show, sponsored by the Black Swamp Arts Council. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 26 3:52 pm: Traffic stop, semi truck in Woodland Park, advised driver no semis permitted. April 27 No reports. April 28 More...

Child Prostitution Case Results In Prison Time

Jessica Cooper, 33, Toledo, will serve four years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of promoting prostitution. Scott A. More...

Video Game Reported Stolen

Xok Vilaychitch, Montpelier, told Archbold police, Wednesday, April 28, a video game was stolen from the lunchroom at Frozen Specialties. Vilaychitch said the theft took place sometime between 3 pm and 5 pm the previous day. Value: $60. More...

Opinion

Zoning Needs Consistent, Effective Enforcement

It's The Law!

At the top of the list of hot-button issues in the Village of Archbold is zoning. More...

Other Editors Say...

Pay Raises: Congress To Go Without This Year?

It took awhile for the 27th Amendment to be ratified. The purpose of the proposal– that no congressional pay raise should take effect “until an election of Representatives shall have intervened”– is simple enough. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 3, 2000 Jerry Fitzenrider, Montpelier, had his team of four mules at work pulling a cultivator at Sauder Village, Saturday, April 29, as part of the Spring on the Farm program. More...