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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.  Flores, 44, had entered a negotiated plea of guilty on two counts of sexual b 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.  Archbold Elevator was placed in receivership earlier this year, after a routine check by the Ohio De 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. 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. 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. 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.&n 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.  Nofziger was also the beef feeder 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.  “We’ve seen a consistent growth in 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. 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. 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.  Police were called to a residence in the 200 block of South Defiance Street about 10:12 pm, Thurs More...

Investigate Suspicious Activity

An Archbold police offi- cer spotted a car following a young woman about 7:23 pm, Sunday, Aug. More...

Opinion

The Day The World Changed

“The world has been transformed. The transformation isn’t in the malevolence of these madmen. It isn’t found in the scarred skyline of our great 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. More...