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Flores Released; Judge Cites Plea Agreement

Mario Flores has been released from state custody after he served 14 months at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio and the Chillicothe Correctional Institution. More...

Receiver Reviews Bids For Archbold Elevator

Gerald Kowalski, the court-appointed receiver of Archbold Elevator and its associated businesses, said attorneys currently are evaluating bids. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lucile Beck

Lucile Beck, 98, of Angola, Ind., passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Aug. 30, 2011. She was the daughter of Enos and Fannie Sauder Roth. In the early years she accepted Christ and was a charter member of Zion Mennonite Church. On Nov. More...

Marilyn Magdelena Smith

Marilyn Magdelena Smith, 90, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She was born on Sept. 14, 1920, to Orrin R. and Gladys (Lauber) Taylor. She was a graduate of Archbold High School. She married Harold H. More...

Lorraine Selover

Lorraine Selover, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Sept. 2, 2011, at the CHP Defiance Area In- Patient Hospice Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1925, at St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Philip and Gertrude (Berding) Selover. More...

Sports

Streaks Beat Vikings In League Opener

Archbold was victorious over Evergreen in a volleyball match that seesawed back and forth the entire way, Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the Thunderdome. More...

Bears Top Streaks In League Opener

With the score tied at 14 after three quarters, Bryan outscored Archbold 10-7 in the fourth to take home a 24-21 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory, Friday, Sept. 2, at AHS. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Ups Record To 3-0

The Archbold girls soccer team raised its record to 3-0 with a 2-0 victory over Lima Bath, Saturday, Sept. 3, at Spengler Field. Both Streak goals were scored in the first half. Lauren Kindinger gave AHS a 1- 0 lead with a goal at 38:09. More...

Religion

Schmuckers Named Golden Wedding Party Royalty

Maurice and Ruth Schmucker, Archbold, were named king and queen of the 53rd annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4. The couple married on Jan. 3, 1943, which was Ruth’s 17th birthday. More...

Nyce Named Fairlawn Resident Of Month

Robert Nyce is the September Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. He was born July 24, 1926, in Souderton, Pa., to Wynne and Grace Nyce. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Dan Borton, song leader; Brenda Canada, offertory, piano instrumental. Message, “Who Was, Is, and Will Be Here,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Julie Brink New Chamber Director

Julie Brink has been named director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce. Dave Nafziger, AACC president, announced her appointment yesterday, Tuesday. Nafziger said Brink "brings passion and experience to the chamber director role. More...

Local Youths Win Junior Fair Titles

Travis Beck, son of Mark and Janelle, Archbold, showed the grand champion dairy steer, while Justin Nofziger, son of Greg and Jodi, Pettisville, showed the grand champion steer at the Fulton County Junior Fair. More...

News

Farmer's Market Keeps Growing

In its three years of operation, the Archbold Farmer’s Market has been growing, vendors agree. “Every year, it’s gradually gotten better,” said Sharon Kahrs, Wauseon. More...

Monday Fair Attendance Sets One-Day Record

Sue Whitaker, incoming secretary of the Fulton County Fair Board, said the fair set a new one-day attendance record on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. Fair Board officials said 73,105 people passed through the gates. More...

Locker Test

Mary Miller, Archbold, center, tries to open a locker in the high school hallway at the new Pettisville school during an open house, Thursday, Sept. 1. More...

Public Record

Man Wounded In Accidental Shooting

David Arend, 48, 207 Short-Buehrer Road, was wounded in an accidental shooting about 9:20 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 30, an Archbold police report says. More...

Juveniles Involved In Domestic Case

A case of domestic violence involving a 13-year-old Archbold boy has been referred to Fulton County prosecutors, an Archbold police report states. More...

Investigate Suspicious Activity

An Archbold police offi- cer spotted a car following a young woman about 7:23 pm, Sunday, Aug. 28, and decided to investigate, a police report says. More...

Opinion

The Day The World Changed

“The world has been transformed.The transformation isn’t in themalevolence of these madmen. It isn’tfound in the scarred skyline of ourgreat city. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001 New attendance records were set each of the first three days of the Fulton County Fair. Moderate temperatures and sunny skies brought 126,051 persons to the fair, more than 16,000 above last year’s total. More...