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Obituaries

Marion Leroy Allgire

Marion Leroy Allgire, age 69, of Stryker, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2010, in his home following an extended illness.–Posted 5.10, 7 pm More...

Shirley Mae Beltz

Shirley Mae Beltz, age 67, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday evening, June 2, 2010 in her home, following a long illness. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 30   12:57 pm: Found puppy in roadway, 100 block S. Defi- ance St.   May 31   11:43 am: Storm blew scissors lift onto truck, Black Swamp Sales & Rental.   11:51 am: Tree down on pickup truck, 212 DeGroff.   More...

Vandals Strike At Window, Table; Damage Tops $600

Vandals did more than $600 in damage to two places in the village, Archbold police reports indicate.   Rita Wyse, rural Archbold, reported a building she owns at 109 E. Mechanic St. had a west side window broken. More...

Police Looking Into Garden Drive Incident

Archbold police officers are looking into an incident described as an altercation that occurred about 10:38 pm, Tuesday, June 1, in the 100 block of Garden Drive. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Boys Make History, Win 4x200 State Championship

Desmond Sleigh, Danny Young, Noah Keefer, and Nate Hammersmith called themselves district champions, regional champions, and now, state champions. More...

Blue Streaks Drop 3-2 Heartbreaker In State Semifinal

Archbold fought West Liberty Salem down to the final out before dropping a tough 3-2 decision in a Division III state softball semifinal, Friday, June 4, at Akron.   More...

Blue Streak Soccer Club Boys U-12

The Archbold Blue Streaks Boys Soccer Club U-12 team finished its season at 10-0, placing first in the Northwest Ohio Youth Soccer League. More...

Breaking News

Meyer Out As Board Of Elections Director

Kathy Meyer, who has served as director of the Fulton County Board of Elections for about three years, resigned from her post Wednesday, June 9.–Posted 6.9, 4:35 pm More...

Stryker Street Sidewalk Waits On Street Project

A sidewalk along the north side of Stryker Street, extending to Archbold Hospital, won’t be done until Stryker Street is rebuilt.   That's what Archbold Village Council members learned at their Monday night, June 7 meeting. More...

Saturday Night Tornado Damages 68 Homes Near Delta

Volunteers are continuing cleanup efforts in portions of York and Swancreek townships in Fulton County after a tornado roared through the area late Saturday night, June 5. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Approves Funding For Wind Turbine Project

The Pettisville School Board has cleared the way for the wind turbine project to go forward by approving bond funding at a special meeting, Friday, June 4. More...

Council Okays No-Bid Contract For Commercial Diving Company

Archbold Village Council approved a rare no-bid contract to a commercial diving firm for repairs to the village reservoir intakes during its Monday, June 7 meeting. More...

Power Of A Tornado

An aluminum ladder was picked up by tornado winds and driven into this small tree, resulting in four broken rungs. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Tom and Callie Bernath are celebrating their 50th anniversary.   Tom Bernath Archbold, and Callie Bradley, Bryan, were married by Rev. Harry Trautner on June 23, 1960, in the EUB Church, Bryan. More...

Hartz Plays In Instrumental Recital At Findlay

Bethany Hartz, a freshman pharmacy major, played “Pepperino” by R.M. Endresen on the clarinet during an instrumental recital recently at The University of Findlay. More...

Logan Hogrefe Named Student of Excellence

Logan Hogrefe, an Archbold Middle School student, was recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a Student of Excellence in the fields of history and government. More...

Opinion

The Law Is Your Best Friend

Last week, this newspaper published a summary of warning letters sent to village property owners by Carma Grime, village zoning inspector.   The public has the right to know what is going on in government. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 7, 2000   Council held its first reading of a new sidewalk policy. If approved, the new sidewalk ordinance will repeal a 1984 sidewalk ordinance. More...

Other Editors Say...

What are Pennsylvania lawmakers thinking, introducing a bill in their legislature that would make people pay to drive into the state and pay again to drive out of it?   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; offertory by VBS children’s choir. Message, “Giving What You Have,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: worship team band, prelude; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Archbold Man Becomes Pastor In Paducah, KY

Aaron Stamper, an AHS ‘99 grad, and pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Paducah, Ky., will speak at the Sunday services at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold.   Stamper is the first son of St. More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support   Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, June 15, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance. Speaker: Rachel Jones. More...