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Obituaries

Wesley W. Eash

Wesley W. Eash, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Monday morning, Aug. 1, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born Jan. 1, 1926, in Archbold, the son of Irvin and Ada (Aschliman) Eash. More...

Sara Bell Whitt

Sara Bell Whitt, age 88, of Archbold, formerly of Clinton, Mich., died at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home on July 27, 2011.  Survivors include her daughter, Sherry (Hank) Schweinhagen of Archbold.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 3 More...

Public Record

Police Locate Missing Man, Cite Him For Disorderly Conduct

Jeff W. Fahrer, 37, Delta, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct, after he had been reported missing. The Archbold police report on the incident said Fahrer’s wife, Trudi, reported him missing about 11:17 pm, Saturday, July 30. More...

Archbold Man Pleads Guilty To Rape Charge

Jamie A. Skiver, 18, Archbold, entered a guilty plea on Wednesday, July 20, to a charge of rape, after he had sex with a person under the age of 13.  Archbold Police arrested Skiver, Friday, Jan. More...

Seek Suspects In Pellet Gun Assault

Archbold police are seeking suspects in what could be called a drive-by shooting.  Officers received a report that two Archbold boys, ages 11 and 12, were riding their bicycles in the 300 block of West Lutz Road about 4 p.m., Saturday, July 23, More...

Sports

Archbold Middle School Fall Sports Start Practices

Archbold Middle School begins fall sports practices soon.  Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice.  7th & 8th Grade Volleyball: Monday, Aug. More...

Chip & Putt Tournament Winners

Winners of the July 28 Wyse Commons Chip & Putt Tournament are, from left: Dave Schaffner, first place; Marv Storrer, second; Conrad Hausch, third. More...

Nofziger Beaten On Kart Track By Archbold Racer

After more than 20 straight feature wins, Vance Nofziger, Pandora, formerly of Archbold, was finally beaten at the kart racing track at Fort Wayne, Ind.  Nofziger basically owned a couple of classes at the Fort Wayne track for almost three years More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, worship/song leader; offertory, Allie Mc- Quade, “Free To Be Me.” Message, “James: Friendship” Jesse Kahler. More...

Nancy Grime Is Fairlawn Resident Of The Month

Nancy Grime is the August Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  She was born in Kunkle to Robert and Nancy Stites.  Shortlyafter her birth, her family moved to Morenci, Mich. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  July 22: Jessica Coleman, Archbold, boy.  July 26: Alicia Shankster, Toledo, girl.  ------  More...

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Fairlawn Prepares To Evacuate Residents In Disaster

Imagine a tornado has just ripped apart Fairlawn Haven.  Some residents may be injured. All must be moved to a safe place now.  What to do?  If you’re on the Fairlawn staff, you plan ahead so you know what to do.  More...

Homeowner Questions No Parking Rule

Reilly Short, 103 Christine Drive, asked Archbold Village Council why he can no longer park his vehicle in front of his home.  He spoke during council's Monday, Aug. More...

 

News

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club had its tenth meeting on Tuesday, July 26, at Mark Ballmer’s house. Fair tickets were passed out for club members to sell. Contact your species advisor if you did not receive your packet of tickets. More...

Four County Sets Packet Pick-Up Days

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Thursday, Aug. 11 and Monday, Aug. 15, from 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. More...

County Unemployment Under 10%

The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services estimated the Fulton County unemployment rate in June was 9.6%, the third straight month unemployment in the county was under 10%. More...

People

Couple To Wed In Niagara Falls

Bonnie and Cory Wickerham, Evansport, and Tom Curry, Archbold, announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Curry, Archbold, to Amanda Hill, daughter of Valerie Bates, Paulding.  The bride-elect is a Paulding High School graduate. More...

Couple To Marry In Grand Rapids

Rebecca Rufenacht, Archbold, and Edward Hammersmith, Jr., Defiance, announce their engagement.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Ken and Evon Rufenacht, Archbold. An Archbold High School graduate, she works at Sauder Woodworking.  More...

Hitts Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Otis “Bud” Hitt and Gertrude Seiler were married Aug. 4, 1946, at Evangelical Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Rev. More...

Opinion

Bye-Bye Turnpike Money

Listen… can you hear that? It’s the sound of northern Ohio money, getting ready to head south and disappear from our region.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001  School board approved the newly revised code of conduct for high school athletes at the Monday, July 23 board meeting.  More...

Hot Can Mean Deadly

Hot has many meanings.  It can be slang for stolen property, a run of athletic prowess, or a hot boy/girl date, for example.  Around Archbold lately, hot has only one meaning: hot temperatures, which have eclipsed 100 degrees several times More...