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EMS Contract

Commissioners, Council Wrangle Over New Agreement

The Village of Archbold, Archbold Fire Department, and Fulton County Commissioners are in the midst of a dispute over renegotiation of county Emergency Medical Service contracts.  The contracts expire at the end of the year. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Berneda M. King

Berneda M. King, age 89 years, of Wauseon, passed away Saturday afternoon, Nov. 5, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.  She was born Nov. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Grace E. Amstutz, 89, Wauseon, died Nov. 2, 2011. Survivors include one son.  Melvin Richard Weigel, 86, Archbold, died Nov. 5, 2011. Survivors include two children.   More...

Public Record

Woman Dies After Crash; Swanton EMT Killed

A Swanton Fire Department firefighter and emergency medical technician, and a South Bend, Ind., woman were killed in auto mishaps recently.  Cynthia M. Torres, 18, South Bend, was a passenger in a car that was traveling north on St. Rt. More...

Fatal Traffic Crashes

Fulton County • 2007-11

Year Number of Fatal Crashes* OVI Related** 2007 10 5 2008 8 3 2009 5 1 2010 5 1 2011 5 1   More...

Crash Victim Struck At Accident Scene

The driver of a grain truck that was involved in a Sunday evening crash was struck by another vehicle that came upon the crash scene.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol still is investigating both incidents. More...

Sports

Streaks Play Shaker Heights Laurel In D-III State Semifinal

“Ladies, we are going to state!” said James Kidder, AHS head girls soccer coach, after the Blue Streaks defeated Ontario 2-0, Saturday, Nov. More...

Streaks In Final Four!

Archbold’s dreams of a trip to the state tournament were realized, Saturday, Nov. More...

Streaks Beat LCC 3-2, Advance To Div. III Regional Championship

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated Lima Central Catholic 3-2, Wednesday, Nov. 2, in a Division III regional semifinal contest at Ottawa Hills High School.  “It was a huge win for our girls,” said James Kidder, AHS head coach. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; piano offertory. Message, “Have I Been Commissioned?” Jesse Kahler. More...

Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the Nov. 7 Wyse Commons pool tournament are, from left: Russ McQuillin, first place; Marv Storrer, second; Joe Sutton, third. More...

Organizations

SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker.  OPERS  Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2011 7:00 PM

AHS GIRLS FALL IN STATE SEMIFINAL

Shaker Heights Laurel 1, Archbold 0

Shaker Heights Laurel scored its only goal with 20 minutes gone in the first half, but that was all it took to defeat Archbold 1-0 in a Division  III state girls soccer semifinal, Wednesday night, Nov. 9, at Clyde High School.  More...

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Regional Title

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated Lima Central Catholic and Ontario in the Division III regional tournament to advance to the state tournament tonight, Wednesday, against Shaker Heights Laurel. More...

 

News

AHS Grad Hodges To Head Turnpike

Rick Hodges, a 1982 Archbold High School graduate and former state representative for Northwest Ohio, has been named the executive director of the Ohio Turnpike Commission.  The commission voted Wednesday, Nov. 2, to name Hodges to the post. More...

Pettisville School Board Hears About New Building Issues

The Pettisville School Board discussed issues with the new building during its Monday, Nov. 7 meeting.  One of the major issues is the lighting in the gym, which is very poor. More...

It's Almost Thanksgiving!

Presley Cook and Nizely Reyes, from left, dressed as Indians, take their turns at the microphone during a Thanksgivingthemed assembly for Grandparents Day, Monday, Nov. More...

People

AHS National Honor Society Inductees

  Seventeen new members were inducted into the Archbold High School National Honor Society, Sunday, Oct. 16.  More...

FFA News

Four Pettisville FFA members participated in the National FFA Agriscience Fair, in conjunction with the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 20-22. Chrysta Beck was one of 25 participants in the Zoology: Division 1 event. More...

Sauder To Perform In Thanksgiving Day Parade

Mary Lee Sauder, AHS ‘11, will travel to New York City with the Miami University Marching Band to march in the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sauder, a freshman at Miami, is majoring in English: creative writing. More...

Opinion

Veterans Day

The eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918, was the time and date of the end of World War I, the four-year nightmare in central Europe that led to the death of nine million persons. More...

Other Editors Say...

California lawmakers were happy not long ago, as they eagerly claimed the lion’s share of $400 million in federal funding for a proposed rail line that Ohio rejected.  Turns out California’s project is a fast train to megadebt. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001  Fulton County voters approved the two-mill, fiveyear Emergency Medical Services levy, and for the first time in at least 10 years, village council will be an all-male group.  More...