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DIV. IV BASEBALL

Fairview 10, Pettisville 8

Fairview withstood six runs from Pettisville in the final three innings to win a Division IV baseball sectional championship, Wednesday, May 11 at Napoleon. The Apaches won 10-8. More...

Farmers File 74 Claims In Archbold Elevator Case

F& M Customers, Shareholders Shouldn’t Worry, Bank CEO Says

Andy Ware, communications director for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, said farmers have filed 74 claims for compensation in connection with problems at the Archbold Elevator.  More...

Royal Short Enjoys Middle School Principal Job

In a tense and stressful job, Royal Short appears relaxed and at ease. Short is completing his first year as principal of the Archbold Middle School, a job that requires overseeing more than 400 people on a daily basis. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Lucille F. Miller, 93, Archbold, died May 9, 2011. Survivors include one son.  ------  The word “ballad” comes from the Italian ballare, meaning “to dance.” Ballads were originally songs sung to dance music.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 3  1:42 pm: 911 hang-up, 800 block West Barre Rd., subject trying to retrieve messages, called accidentally.  5:54 pm: Subject pumped $26.01 in gas at Circle K, drove off without paying; returned and paid.  More...

Woman Charged With Domestic Violence

Stephanie Gray, 28, was arrested and charged with domestic violence stemming from a Friday, May 6 incident.  Police were summoned to the home Gray shares with David W. Walther, Jr., 30, Archbold, in the Fox Chase community, about 1:30 am.  More...

Murder Charge Reinstated May 6

Charges of murder and aggravated murder against Walter E. Zimbeck, 43, Strawberry Plains, Tenn., have been reinstated following a decision of the Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals on Friday, May 6.  More...

Sports

AHS Boys Defend Palmer Relays Title, Girls Fourth

The Archbold track teams traveled to Defiance, Thursday, May 5, to compete in the Palmer Relays. The AHS boys won the event for the second straight year. The Streaks finished with 94 points; St. Marys Memorial finished second with 81. More...

Streaks Clinch Sixth Straight NWOAL Title

The Archbold softball team, ranked second in Division III by the Ohio High School Softball Coaches Association, clinched at least a Northwest Ohio Athletic League title tie last week with a 13-0 win over Swanton and a 9-4 victory over Delta. More...

AHS Boys Track Second, Girls Third In Tri-Meet

The Archbold track teams traveled to Patrick Henry High School, Tuesday, May 3, for a tri-meet with the Patriots and Eastwood. The Eagles won both meets. In the girls meet, Eastwood scored 85 points to 50 for PH and 41 for Archbold. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  More...

Visit To The Pulpit

Judy Dietrich, a staff member and volunteer at Sauder Village, far left, chats with, from left, Megan King, Emily Dimick, and Megan’s twin sister Danielle, from the pulpit of the Holdemman Chur More...

Organizations

OPERS  Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, May 17, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon.  Ability Center  Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, May 17, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center o More...

DIV. III SOFTBALL

Archbold 5, Tinora 1

Archbold defeated Tinora 5-1 to win a Division III sectional championship, Thursday, May 12, at Archbold. More...

DIV. III BASEBALL

Archbold 4, Delta 3

Archbold defeated Delta 4-3 to win a Division III sectional baseball championship, Wednesday, May 11, at Archbold. The Streaks led 4-1 after the fourth inning, but the Panthers scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to close the gap to 4-3. More...

DIV. IV SOFTBALL

Pettisville 13, Hilltop 9

With the score tied at 9 going into the bottom of the seventh, Delaney Nofziger hit a grand slam home run to lead Pettisville past Hilltop 13-9 in a Division IV sectional softball final, Tuesday, May 10, at Stryker. More...

Downtown Tornado Siren Fails Tests

For the second straight month, the Archbold downtown tornado siren failed the monthly test.  Justin Thompson, Fulton County Emergency Management Agency director, said after the siren failed the April test, he notified the company that services t More...

Memorial Day Services

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, and Tim Donovan, a retired Marine Corps general, will be the featured speakers at area Memorial Day services. More...

 

News

Rural Archbold Man Heads Patrol Post

Vern E. Fisher, rural Archbold, was promoted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol to the rank of lieutenant, and was named commander of the OSHP Swanton post.  More...

Archbold Equipment Acquires Michigan Implement Dealer

Archbold Equipment, a Case IH farm implement dealer based in Archbold, has acquired Dan’s Farm Supply, an Adrian, Mich., Case IH dealer.  Gary Schumacher, chief executive officer of Archbold Equipment, said the Archbold firm was attracted More...

Mock Accident

Jeff Litogot, an Archbold High School junior, is loaded aboard a helicopter ambulance during a mock accident, Tuesday morning, May 3, at Spengler Field. More...

People

National Technical Society Inductees

  From left, Morgan Willis, Rachel White, Sade Arce, Archbold, and Kelsey Knierim, Pettisville, Four County Career Center students, were inducted into the FCCC chapter of the National Technical Honor Society.  More...

Couple To Wed In Bellefontaine

Winfred and Willie Stoltzfus, Bellefontaine, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bia, to Mike Bruner, son of Keith and Peg, rural Wauseon. The bride-elect is a graduate of Bellefontaine High School. More...

Pool Tournament Winners

  Winners of the May 2 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, from left: Hank Schweinhagen, first place; Tim Nofziger, second; Robert Grieser, third.– courtesy photo   More...

Opinion

County Voter Turnout Low

Voter turnout was low, Tuesday, May 3, in the spring special election, but those who went to the polls were in a generous mood during the lingering economic doldrums.  Every levy before Fulton County voters, including the Archbold village, Archb More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 9, 2001  Trent Hoverman, an AHS student, is frozen in time by the camera while dancing up a storm at the AHS 2001 prom. More...

Other Editors Say...

Columbus emergency dispatchers are trained to get a little pushy with people during some of the most traumatic moments of their lives, and that’s just fine.  More...