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Archbold Graduates 96

Speaking to the graduating Class of 2010, Sunday afternoon, May 30, David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told the audience the class is indeed a class of firsts.   More...

Memorial Day - Free Access

Click here to read the full text of Michael Giese’s speech at Ridgeville Corners More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Shirley Mae Beltz

Shirley Mae Beltz, age 67, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday evening, June 2, 2010 in her home, following a long illness.–Posted 6.3, 11:42 a.m. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 23   12:37 am: Report of subject exposing himself, Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community, gone when officer arrived. More...

Woman Suffers Gunshot Wound

Update Posted June 2

The victim in a Memorial Day shooting incident near Fayette has died. More...

Charges Pending In Vandalism

Charges are pending in connection with two incidents of vandalism, an Archbold police spokesman said last week.   Police officers were called to the home of Scott Schultz, 206 DeGroff Avenue, Archbold, on the morning of Monday, May 24.   More...

Sports

STATE-BOUND!

Boys 4x200, 4x400, Trisha King Win Regional Titles

The Archbold boys 4x200- and 4x400-meter relay teams set school records and won regional championships, and Trisha King won the 800- meter run, at the Division III Regional Track and Field Meet, Wednesday, May 26, and Friday, May 28, at Tiffi n. More...

Archbold Softball Wins Regional Championship

Archbold captured its eighth regional softball championship in school history with two hard-earned victories over Edison and Elmwood last week. More...

Seven Advance To State For PHS Track

Seven members of the Pettisville track teams qualifi ed for the Division III state track and field meet, Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5, in Columbus.   It is the most to qualify for state in school history.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 20: Lyndsie and Joshua Allen, Delta, boy.   May 21: Alysa and Ben Poorman, Wauseon, girl; Tarra and Jason Phillips, Fayette, girl.   May 24: Rebecca and Carl Wittenmyer, III, Wauseon, girl. More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of June 7-11   MONDAY – swedish meatballs, egg noodles, sliced carrots, spiced applesauce.   TUESDAY – chicken pot pie, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, fruit ambrosia. More...

STATE TRACK & FIELD MEET

Archbold Boys 4x200 Wins State Championship!

The Archbold boys 4x200-meter relay team of Desmond Sleigh, Danny Young, Noah Keefer, and Nate Hammersmith won the Div. III state championship, Saturday, June 4, in Columbus. More...

STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

West Liberty Salem 3, Archbold 2

After heavy rains forced a change to the state softball tournament, Archbold finally took the field against West Liberty Salem shortly after 8 p.m., Friday, June 4.–Posted 6.5, 12:03 am. More...

"Crushing" Thunderstorm Deluges Archbold Monday

Matthew Wagner admits that after his mini-pickup truck was crushed by a falling scissors lift on Memorial Day, he was “a little freaked out.”   Wagner had driven the truck, which he only owned for about two months, to the Black Swa More...

Archbold Zoning Inspector Issues 27 Warning Letters

Carma Grime, Archbold zoning inspector, issued 27 warning letters to property owners between Jan. 1 and May 21.   The information was released after this newspaper requested copies of the letters from Grime. More...

 

News

Pettisville High School Adds 56 To Alumni Roll

Pettisville High School handed out 56 diplomas to members of the Class of 2010 during the graduation ceremony, Sunday afternoon, May 30, in the school gymnasium.   Following PHS tradition, the recipients of several awards were announced. More...

South Defiance Street Construction

South Defiance Street was bustling with activity when workers from Smith Paving & Excavating, Norwalk, rebuilt curbs on Friday, May 28, as part of the South Defiance Street repaving project. More...

Farmers Made Progress, But Rains Shut Them Down

County farmers made good progress during last week’s good weather, but heavy rains on Memorial Day, plus rains predicted for this week, have shut down planting again.   More...

People

County Unemployment Down Nearly 2 Points

Unemployment in Fulton County during April was 12.6%, the lowest in the four-county area during the month, according to statistics from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.   More...

Pettisville School Board Must Be Cautious With Expenditures, Lee Says

Chris Lee, Pettisville Local School District treasurer, said the district must be cautious in its spending. More...

Parents Announce June 26 Wedding

Steve and Doni Bahlman, Coldwater, Mich., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ellyann, to Derek Schultz, son of Scott and June, Archbold.   More...

Opinion

Recession Bottoms?

No one is ready to jump into a chorus line and start singing “Happy Days are Here Again,” but there are some here-and-there signs the economy is beginning to improve.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 31, 2000   Restoration of the David K. Aeschliman Memorial in Memorial Park was completed last week. The AHS graduate died four days after the helicopter he was piloting in Vietnam was shot down on Jan. More...

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