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Fairlawn Auction Tops $40,000; Best Results Since 2007 Record Year

Gross proceeds from the 2011 Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction topped $40,000, perhaps a sign that the local economy is improving.  Steve Ringenberg, chief executive officer of the nursing home and retirement campus complex, said gross revenue was $40, More...

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Obituaries

Regis L. Spielvogel

Regis L. Spielvogel, age 82, of West Unity, and formerly of Stryker, passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at Avalon By Otterbein in Monclova.–Posted 4.11, 9:11 pm More...

DEATH NOTICES

William L. Netcher, 70, Stryker, died April 1, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Betty, and 10 children.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 26 No reports. March 27 1:26 pm: Large piece of construction paper in roadway, 700 block N. Defiance St., removed. 10:02 pm: Assault, East Gardens. March 28 More...

Thieves Take $2000 Worth Of Jewelry, Other Items

Archbold police officers are investigating the theft of about $2,054 worth of items from a home at 208 West Street.  The three residents of the house told police the equipment was stolen sometime between 10:45 pm, Monday, March 28 and 7:20 am, T More...

Police Look Into Assault Reports

Archbold police officers are investigating two assault reports that were filed Sunday and Monday, March 27-28.  Maria Hamilton, East Gardens, told police about 9:30 pm, Sunday, she was pushed to the ground and struck several times by a subject i More...

Sports

AHS Softball Off To 5-0 Start

The Archbold softball team finished its first week of the season with a perfect 5-0 record. The Streaks defeated Otsego 13-1, Edon 9-2, Defi- ance 6-0, and Napoleon in a doubleheader, 11-1 and 10-4. More...

Blue Streak Baseball Goes 3-2 In First Week

The Archbold baseball team got in a full week of games last week, picking up three wins and dropping two. Kicking off the season with powerhouse Defiance, Archbold suffered an 11-2 loss. More...

AHS Track Teams Defeat Swanton

The Archbold boys and girls track teams defeated Swanton, Thursday, March 31, at Swanton.  The boys won with a team score of 81.5. More...

Spend $2 Million On Water Plant?

Consider 2% Water Rate Hike

The Village of Archbold may need to spend $2 million to upgrade the village water treatment plant to meet new standards of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator and water treatment expert, doesn&rsqu More...

Easter Egg Hunting Season Here Again

Youngsters from throughout the area will have opportunities to hunt Easter eggs again this year.  Archbold will hold its annual Flashlight Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, April 16, in Ruihley Park.  Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks and Recreati More...

 

News

Enjoying The Memories

Barbara and Dave Avina, Fremont, Ind., look over trophies that were available at “The Last Memory Walk” at the Pettisville school, Sunday, April 3. More...

Pettisville School District Gets Grant For New Sidewalks

Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville Local School District, told members of the district school board new sidewalks are coming to the area.  Speaking at the Monday, April 4 board meeting, Switzer said district officials had been noti More...

Name Nofziger, Spangler To Sauder Village Board

Ed Nofziger, Archbold, and Dean Spangler, Bryan, have been named to the Sauder Village Board of Trustees.  Nofziger, a 1965Archbold High School graduate, is president and chief executive officer of Haas Door, Wauseon, a manufacturer of garage do More...

People

Couple Plans May 14 Wedding

Brad and Joyce Whitman, Defiance, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brye, to Christopher Skiver, Defiance, son of Scott and Tina Skiver, Archbold, and Linda and Terry Porter, Oakwood. More...

Rachel Giovarelli Speaks In Peace Oratorical Contest

Rachel Giovarelli, PHS ‘08, is one of five Bluffton University students competing in the university’s annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest, tonight, Wednesday, at 7 p.m. in Yoder Recital Hall. More...

Honor Student

Alyssa Mann, PHS ‘10, daughter of Gary and Teresa, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind. More...

Opinion

Necessary Change: Public Appreciates Its Employees, But Fiscal Reality Underlies Senate Bill 5

Other Editors Say...

Now that Ohio Senate Bill 5 is about to become law with Gov. More...

Pettisville Schools Change With The Times

The hallways of Pettisville High School were busy, Sunday, April 3, during The Last Memory Walk, an open house designed to give everyone a last chance to see the old building and reminisce.  Older alumni strolled slowly through the halls, lookin More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 4, 2001  Smoking is an expensive proposition for juveniles in Fulton County. Getting caught smoking a cigarette, as a juvenile, will cost a premium of $50, said Michael Bumb, county juvenile court judge.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; Bailey Mayer, offertory. Message, “Slave Captain,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team band; offertory and message same as first service.  More...

Top 25 Bible Quizzers

These Bible quizzers were recognized as the “Top 25” for the Hannah Groeneweg, 625, Lockport; Claire Waidelich, 550, and 2011 Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz season. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  March 26: Jolene Stoepfel, Archbold, boy.  March 28: Joy & Joseph Hurst, Defiance, boy.  ------  Hot cross buns were first baked in England to be served on Good Friday.   More...