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November Rains Drench Area; 8.65 Inches Recorded

Rain that fell on Northwest Ohio from Nov. 22-29 set at least one record and put area roadways underwater Tuesday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Phyllis A. Stuckey

Phyllis A. Stuckey, 77, of rural Stryker, died Monday night, Nov. 28, 2011, in her home with her loving husband at her side.  More...

Virginia M. Erbskorn

Virginia M. Erbskorn, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 1, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born Dec. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Dale W. Bruns, 85, Sylvania and formerly of Archbold, died June 9, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Beverly, and three stepchildren.   More...

People

Lange, Smith To Exchange Vows

Steve and Tina Lange, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Adrianne, to Trey Smith, son of Max and Amy Smith, Jr., Archbold.  The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Brittany Wyse Takes Ministry Term In England

Brittany Wyse, daughter of Michael and Julia, Archbold, has been assigned to England as part of the Mennonite Mission Network Radical Journey program.  More...

Hartz Performs In Christmas Concert

Bethany Hartz, a junior pharmacy major at the University of Findlay, performed in a symphonic band and wind ensemble concert, “T’was The Night Before Christmas,” Sunday, Dec. More...

Opinion

We Need Santa Claus, More Than Ever

Archbold Community Theatre is currently presenting “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus,” a darling play about a little girl whose faith in Jolly Old St. Nick is shaken. More...

Shop Locally For Holiday Giving

The Internet is often a tumultuous tidal wave of useless information (“Forward this message to 10 friends or your nose will fall off your face!”), but recently, a reader brought this newspaper a tidbit that holds a good idea. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001  Village employees will receive a 3.1% pay increase, and workers paid an hourly rate will get an additional 10 cents an hour.   More...

EMS Contract Approved By Commissioners

Council Waits To See It On Paper

Fulton County Commissioners have come up with an Emergency Medical Services contract, but Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Archbold Village Council will wait to see it on paper before agreeing.  The contract approved by the commissioners Thursday, More...

Archbold School Board Purchases Church Property

The Archbold Area School Board agreed to pay $185,000 to the Archbold Evangelical Church for land adjacent to the district elementary school.  The action came during a special meeting, Thursday night, Dec. More...

 

News

Council Discusses Flooding, Okays Engineering Study

Archbold Village Council approved an engineering study of the Archbold sanitary sewer system that could alleviate some of the decades-old flooding problems after heavy rains.  The study approved by council will allow the engineering department t More...

Instrumentalists

Pettisville Elementary School students Kersey Douglass, Libby Cerda, Ryeana Klopfenstein, Mikayla Graber, Tyler Smith, Dalton Myers, Sarah Foor, and Justin Girdham, from left, perform on glockenspiel More...

Local Schools Cope With Heavy Rains

Like almost everyone, area school districts had to cope with the heavy rains that resulted in flooding and other problems, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 28  1:12 pm: Theft, Friendship Food Mart.  3:20 pm: Disabled vehicle, 400 block E. Lutz Rd., pushed into Fairlawn parking lot. Nov. 29  9:50 am: Runaway juvenile, subject returned home. Nov. 30  More...

Missing Girl Returns Home

A 16-year-old Archbold girl returned home after she was reported missing to Archbold police.  The report filed with police on Tuesday, Nov. 29, states the girl went missing sometime between 11:35 pm, Monday, Nov. More...

Police Look Into Theft From Store

Archbold police officers are looking into a theft of merchandise from the Friendship Foods.  The theft allegedly occurred between 5 pm, Saturday, Nov. 12 and 11 pm, Thursday, Nov. 17. It was reported to police on Monday, Nov. 28.   More...

Sports

Wauseon Thumps AHS 48-28 In Season Opener

Wauseon jumped out to a 14-5 first-quarter lead and never looked back, picking up its first boys basketball win over Archbold in three years, 48-28, Saturday, Dec. More...

Blue Streaks Beat Wauseon, LC

Archbold jumped out to a 16-4 lead after one period on its way to a 54-28 win over Wauseon in non-league girls basketball action, Tuesday, Nov. 29. More...

Birds Fall To Delta In Season Opener

Getting outscored 17-8 in the third quarter doomed Pettisville, Saturday, Dec. More...

Religion

AHS Grads Are Hall Chaplains At College

Eliot Nofziger, Chris Jennings, Andrea Allan, and Abbey Graber are hall chaplains this year at Bluffton University. They are sophomores.  Nofziger, AHS ‘10, is the son of Ross and Jo. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Message, “Purpose: I Have Something To Live For,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Survivors group, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Speaker: Jackie Briskey.  M&Ms Club  More...