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WEB EXCLUSIVE

ARCHBOLD ELEVATOR GRAIN FUND PAYOUT WILL TOP $3 MILLION

If the Agricultural Commodity Advisory Commission approves, the state's Grain Indemnity Fund will pay out more than $3 million to farmers.–Posted 5.18, 8:10 pm More...

Car Stolen From Archbold Crashes In Wood County

Car Hits Tree, Ripped In Half

A car stolen from Archbold Sunday morning, May 15, was torn in two pieces in a crash in Wood County.  Matthew J. More...

Grads Mark End Of Era

Pettisville High School Class Of 2011

The Pettisville Class of 2011 will be known forever as the final class to graduate from the current school building, which has served the district for 80 years.  This summer, almost the entire high school building, along with a portion of the el More...

Computers For Children Under Study At Library

The Archbold Community Library Board discussed but took no action on the purchase of six new computers for children.  At the Wednesday, May 11, board meeting, Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, said the six current machines were purchased in More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marilyn A. Boyers

Marilyn A. Boyers, age 65, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday evening, May 17, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.–Posted 5.18, 1 pm More...

William “Bill” W. Peters, Jr.

William “Bill” W. Peters, Jr., Ph.D., age 73, of Troy, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 8, 2011.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Edith and William W. Peters, Sr.; and one brother, David Peters.  More...

People

Earns Eagle Rank

Eric Buckenmeyer, an Archbold High School junior, was recognized as an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in boy scouting, during a Court of Honor ceremony, Saturday, April 30, at St. John’s Christian Church, Archbold. More...

Ethan Short Receives Director's Award

Ethan Short, Archbold, was named the winner of the 2011 Director’s Award at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute annual student recognition banquet, Thursday, May 12. More...

Art Appreciation

  From left, Denver Beck, Lucas Yoder, Cash Gericke, and Eli Miller, fifth graders from Archbold Middle School, look over artwork on display during the Archbold High School Art Show, Friday, May 13.  More...

Opinion

Tornado Sirens Still Needed

In this day of smart phones, text messaging, and a dozen other highspeed, high-tech methods of communication, the tornado siren is old technology.  That does not mean it isn’t important or doesn’t have a place in the community.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 16, 2001  Pettisville Spanish Club held its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration celebrating Mexico’s independence, Friday, May 18. More...

Photo

OLD PHOTO CORNER: Village residents, O. Roger Taylor, 12, and Leola Baer, 2, in trailer, roll across genuine brick pavement in downtown Archbold during a lull in traffic in 1943. More...

STREAKS SWEEP DISTRICT TRACK TITLES

Div. III District Track Meet

The Archbold boys and girls track teams swept the Division III district track & field championships, Thursday, May 19, and Saturday, May 21, at Ayersville.–Posted 5.21, 10:25 pm More...

DIVISION III DISTRICT BASEBALL

Tinora 4, Archbold 2

Tinora defeated Archbold 4-2 to win the Division III district baseball championship, Sunday, May 22, at Defiance. Archbold had advanced to the finals by defeating Elmwood 11-9 in the semifinal, Saturday, May 21. More...

DIVISION III DISTRICT SOFTBALL

Archbold 13, Parkway 0

Archbold stunned Parkway by scoring eight runs in the top of the first inning on its way to a 13-0 shutout in a Division III district semifinal, Friday, May 20, at Lima Bath High School. More...

DIV. IV DISTRICT SOFTBALL SEMIFINAL

Antwerp 8, Pettisville 2

Antwerp scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Pettisville 8-2, Wednesday, May 18, in a Division IV district softball semifinal at Bryan. More...

Ready For Adventure

Archbold High School Class Of 2011

With graduation approaching, members of the Archbold High School Class of 2011 are somewhat sad inside about leaving their educational home of four years.  “But we’re ready to take that big step and start running towards our dreams,& More...

No Dollar Total Yet In Elevator Case

Andy Ware, communications director for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, said Tuesday a total dollar amount for claims against the Ohio Grain Indemnity Fund resulting from the Archbold Elevator case has not been determined.  Ware said state of More...

School To Benefit From New House Budget Bill

The Archbold Area School District financial picture will improve if the Ohio House of Representatives’ version of the state budget is approved by the state Senate.  That’s what members of the Archbold Area School Board were told duri More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Approves Building Bids

The Pettisville School Board accepted bids for eight contracts totaling over $1 million related to the new school facility during its Monday, May 9 meeting.  The new building is scheduled to be completed this summer. More...

Wind Turbine Bids Waiting On State, Federal Decisions

The Archbold and Pettisville school districts are waiting on decisions from the Ohio Department of Development and the Federal Department of Energy about which one of two wind turbine bids to accept.  More...

Admiring Handcrafted Bed

Luke Schoenhals, Matthew McCoy, and Haley Behnfeldt test a bed that McCoy built, during the Archbold High School Industrial Arts Show, Friday, May 13. More...

Public Record

Boy May Face Charges For Touching Girl

A 17-year-old Archbold boy is facing a possible sex crime charge in juvenile court after allegedly inappropriately touching a 17-year-old girl at an event held at Archbold Middle School, Wednesday night, May 11.  Martin Schmidt, Archbold police More...

Local Boy Charged For Having Knife At School

A 14-year-old Archbold boy faces charges of juvenile delinquency by way of illegal conveyance or possession of a weapon for having a knife at the Archbold Middle School.  Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said middle school officials discov More...

PD Helps Lost Motorist

Archbold police officers came to the assistance of a lost motorist about 6:33 am, Friday, May 13.  Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said an officer observed the vehicle pulled over to the side of the road in the 1200 block of South Defianc More...

Sports

AHS Track Teams Win NWOAL

Third Straight For Boys

Archbold won the girls and boys titles at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League track meet, Tuesday, May 10 and Friday, May 13 at Montpelier.  The girls won with 131.5 points, outpacing Patrick Henry, last year’s champion, by 19.5 points. More...

AHS Tops Delta For Sectional Championship

Archbold (15-9) came away with a Division III sectional baseball championship, Wednesday, May 11, defeating Delta 4-3 at Archbold.  The Panthers (15-11), the home team on the scoreboard, scored first, taking a 1-0 lead after one inning.  Th More...

Fredrick Advances To Tennis District

Kevin Fredrick, a junior at Archbold High School, has advanced to the Division II district boys tennis tournament, Thursday, May 19 and Saturday, May 21, at Bowling Green State University.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; offertory, “I Will Not Forget You/ We Are Hungry.” Message, “Shift Series #3, Worship,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  May 9: Susan & Matthew Hanely, West Unity, boy.  May 10: Amanda & Randy Mahlna, West Unity, boy; Jennifer Strong, Wauseon, boy. ______________________________________   More...

Organizations

Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. More...