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Senior Housing Proposal For Stryker Gets Positive Feedback

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Obituaries

Roland E. "Jonesy" Jones

Roland E. "Jonesy" Jones, age 72, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, March 24, 2011 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.–Posted 3.24, 2:15 pm More...

Orville L. Fricke

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Joan L. Alderfer

Joan L. Alderfer, age 70, of Archbold and formerly of Woodstock, Vt., passed away Friday, March 18, 2011, in her home.  Prior to her retirement she had worked as a private duty Registered Nurse. More...

People

Bald For A Cause

Brothers Gavin, 10, left, and Garrett Grime, 13, Archbold, have their heads shaved as part of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation fund-raiser at the Terry Henricks auto dealership, Monday, March 14. More...

Walter Scholarships For 2011 Announced

Trisha King, Archbold High School, and Marie Engle, Pettisville High School, both seniors, have been named the 2011 Franklin B. Walter scholarship winners for their school districts. The Walter scholarship honors Franklin B. More...

Locals Attend Breakfast In Fla.

Thirty-six persons attended a breakfast for Archbold and former Archbold residents on Feb. 28 at the Christian Retreat Cafeteria in Bradenton, Fla. More...

Opinion

Blue Streaks Always Winners

It was a sad Saturday night when the Archbold boys varsity basketball team fell in the Division III regional final. Even so, everyone is proud of the boys and the fans.  Obviously, everyone was disappointed, and it showed on many faces.  More...

Are You Ready For "Shared Sacrifice?"

“Shared sacrifice” is the new buzzword.  It represents the concept that everyone must give up something to help Ohio, and the nation, dig out of many economic holes.  John Kasich, Ohio governor, released the state budget propos More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2001  Fulton County was the 39th fastest-growing county in Ohio, up 2,232, or 6.04%, from the 1990 census. Archbold, the second largest town in the county, grew 850, to 4,290. More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE - Free Access

Pettisville Meats, Inc. announces a voluntary recall of meat and poultry products, Tuesday afternoon, March 29.

A press release from the company states the products were produced without the benefit of state inspection, and were sold at carryout stores and food service establishments in Fulton, Henry, and Williams counties.–Posted 3.29, 4:45 pm More...

State Budget Cuts May Cost Archbold Schools $275,000

The Archbold Area School District could lose $235,000 to $275,000 in revenue next year if the budget proposed by John Kasich, Ohio governor, is approved.  More...

Trio Still Contributes To Fairlawn Auction After Moving Away

Even though some people live away from the Archbold area, they still maintain ties to the community.  For Paul Nafziger, Sue Thatcher, and Steve Meyer, one of the ways they maintain contact is by continuing to donate to the annual Fairlawn Auxil More...

 

News

Blaze & Babes Ribbon Cutting

Five-year-old Gage Kidston cuts the ribbon for his family’s restaurant, Blaze & Babes Pizza, which has opened on South Defiance Street in Archbold. More...

Klingelsmith Glad Library Budget Cut Wasn’t Deeper

Ohio libraries could lose 5% in state funding if the budget proposed by John Kasich, Ohio governor, is implemented.  Joyce Klingelsmith, director of the Archbold Community Library, said she is pleased it was only 5%.  “Libraries fared More...

Final Wind Turbine Documents In Place

Aaron Godwin, of The Renaissance Group, congratulated members of the Archbold School Board during its Monday, March 21 meeting.  Godwin, the founder of the consulting company that has helped the school district in its quest to build a commercial More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 13  12:49 am: Domestic violence, Colony Meadows.  5:01 pm: Noise complaint, Colony Meadows, advised to turn it down.  9:32 pm: Dog loose, 1100 block S. More...

Custom Rims, Tires Stolen From Auto

Three custom 22-inch rims and tires valued at $2,925 were stolen from a car parked at 206 Vine Street between 10 pm, Tuesday, March 15, and midnight, Wednesday, March 16.  The Archbold police report states Abbigail Rodriguez, who lives at the Vi More...

Archbold EMS Log

March 5  3:01 am: 200 block Short- Buehrer Rd., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  4:27 am: 800 block Ringenberg Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. More...

Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL D-1 STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Championship: Cincinnati LaSalle 59 Columbus Northland 40

Cincinnati LaSalle (26-2) defeated Columbus Northland (26-2) 59-40 to win the Div. I state boys basketball championship, Saturday, March 26.-Updated 3.26, 11:30 pm More...

BOYS BASKETBALL D-III TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Championship: Cincinnati Taft 95, Cleveland Central Catholic 52

Cincinnati Taft, which finished number one in the state in the final Division III AP boys basketball poll, defeated Cleveland Central Catholic 95-52 to win the state championship, Saturday, March 26. More...

BOYS BASKETBALL D-IV STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Championship Game: Berlin Hiland 63, Canal Winchester Harvest Preparatory 48

Berlin Hiland, which finished number two in the final AP poll and spoiled Continental's dreams of a Division IV state boys basketball championship by defeating the Pirates in the state semifinals, won the Div. More...

Religion

"Fierce" Wins Bible Quiz Tourney

Area Bible quizzers and their supporters were treated to a fun day of tournament quizzing for the local quizzing finale, Sunday, March 20. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; offertory, “How He Loves,” youth worship team band. Message, “Everything to Everyone,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  March 13: Danielle & Chad Elling, Napoleon, girl.   A son, Samuel Moriarity, was born March 15, 2011, to Jim and Holly Gillentine, Dallas, Texas. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. More...