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DEVELOPING STORY

Wyse Finds Strangers In Her Home

       Susan Wyse, 67, 82 Pin Oak Place, arrived at home, Monday afternoon, May 21, to find a man, woman, and two toddlers in her home. More...

On To Regionals!

The Archbold softball team and members of the Archbold and Pettisville track teams advanced to regional competition last week. More...

Ridgeville Corners, Pettisville Post Offices May Cut Service Hours

A plan that could reduce the number of hours the retail counter is open in some area post offices, including Pettisville and Ridgeville Corners, is being considered.  Under the plan, the Pettisville post office could go from being open eight hou More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

William A. “Bill” Swisher

William A. “Bill” Swisher, age 68, of Archbold, passed away in his home on Friday, May 25, 2012. Prior to his retirement on May 5, 2008, he had been the plant manager for Arrow Tru Line in Archbold. More...

Delmar Jay Sauder

Delmar Jay Sauder, age 81, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2012, as he watched TV in his recliner at his home in Fairlawn Haven, Archbold.  Delmar was born on July 13, 1930, to Erie and Leona Sauder, and lived all of his life in Archbold.  More...

Arnold Thomas Johnson

Arnold Thomas Johnson, 87, of Davison, Mich., formerly from Archbold, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, May 20, 2012.  Arnold was born in Detroit, Mich., on July 13, 1924, the son of Arthur and Laura Johnson.  He married Lois June J More...

People

Baden Honored By NSCC As Distinguished Alumnus

Northwest State Community College has honored Nicole Baden, a 1997 Archbold High School graduate, as a distinguished alumnus.  She was recognized at an event, Saturday, May 5.  “The award is the highest honor given by the NSCC Alumni More...

Shaw, Wixom Sing With Toledo Opera Production Of "Turandot"

Jensi Shaw and Madeleine Wixom, students at Pettisville Elementary School, sang with the Toledo Opera in the performance of “Turandot,” Friday, May 11.  “It was fun,” Wixom, a fifth grader, said of the experience.  T More...

Parents Announce June 16 Wedding

Steve and Beth Aeschliman, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra, to Tim Nofziger, son of Dan and Deb, Archbold.  The bride-elect is a Wauseon High School graduate. More...

Opinion

Memorial Day

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, is just days away.  For most citizens, it is a vacation day. It is all too easy to forget the true purpose of Memorial Day.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 22, 2002  Chuck Rychener, PHS ‘66, is the Memorial Day speaker at Pettisville. More...

Letter To The Editor

My name is Anna Bartels. I am an exchange student from Isernhagen, Germany. For 10 months I have been living with my host family, the Roughtons. More...

Breaking News - 5/22/2012 7:00 PM

DIVISION III REGIONAL TRACK & FIELD

AHS Girls 4x800, 4x400, Kassidy Garrow Advance To State

Advancing to the state meet after finishing in the top 4 at the regional meet at Tiffin, Wednesday, May 23: Archbold girls 4x800 (Darian Oberlin, Tressa Parsley, Kassidy Garrow, Mara Beck), finished third.–Updated 5.24, 11:58 pm More...

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DIVISION II BOYS TRACK & FIELD

Young Wins 300 Hurdles Regional Championship

Danny Young won the regional title in the 300 hurdles at the Div. II regional track meet, in Lexington. Other Archbold boys track members qualifying for the Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/22/2012 7:00 PM

AHS Softball Falls In Regional Final

Milan Edison 10, Archbold 2

With two outs and the bases loaded in the fourth inning, Milan Edison pitcher Susan Knight stepped to the plate and hit a grand slam home run in the Division III regional softball final with Archbold, Saturday, May 26, at Ashland.  The grand sl More...

Operating Levy In 2013-14 For Archbold Schools?

Members of the Archbold Area School Board discussed the possibility that the district may need to ask voters to approve a levy as early as 2013.  That was part of the discussion at the Monday night board meeting.  More...

New County Emergency Management Organization Approved By Council

Archbold Village Council approved a resolution to establish a countywide emergency management organization at its Monday, May 21 meeting.  Justin Thompson, Fulton County Emergency Management Agency director, said county officials started to put More...

Memorial Day Services

Memorial Day services for Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners are Monday, May 28.  Mike Marti, an Archbold native and AHS graduate, is the speaker at the Archbold and Pettisville events. The U.S. More...

 

News

Turnpike Commission Announces Cost Savings; Salary, Benefit Cuts

Rick Hodges, executive director of the Ohio Turnpike Commission, revealed plans to reorganize the Commission with an eye toward cutting costs.  Cost cuts include reduction in salaries and changes in employee benefits.  More...

Ribbon Cutting Held

  The ribbon was officially cut for the new location of Homier’s Monumental, Inc., in the Lauber building in historic downtown Archbold, Friday, May 18.  More...

Smart Cow

"Here is evidence that the grass is always greener on the other side," said Sue Hurst. More...

Public Record

Rettig Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges

Timothy A. More...

Possible Hazardous Chemical Spill Found To Be Not Dangerous

Firefighters and a hazardous chemical technician from Henry County responded to a red substance leaking from a package at the Ridgeville Post Office, Saturday, May 19.  David Hancock, Ridgeville Fire Department assistant chief, said firefighters More...

Charged With Failure To Obtain Dog Insurance

Kelly Jones, 412 West Barre Road, has been charged with failure to obtain liability insurance on a pit-bull dog.  An Archbold police report states police sent Jones a letter advising her to register her pit bull.  She was contacted on Frida More...

Sports

Blue Streak Softball Advances To Sweet 16

The Archbold softball team won its sixth straight Division III district title, Saturday, May 19, with a 9-3 victory over Ottawa-Glandorf at Lima Bath High School.  The Streaks advanced to the district final with a 16- 0 victory over Kenton in th More...

District Champions

Blue Streak senior Morgan Cody high fives teammates Taylor Coressel, Becca Gerig, Cassidy Williams, Mindy Rupp, and Chelsea Goebel after receiving her district champion medal after Archbold won the D More...

AHS Girls Win Three District Track Titles; PHS Girls Win Two

Archbold girls won three events and Pettisville girls won two at the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 17, and Saturday, May 19, at Ayersville.  Tressa Parsley and Kassidy Garrow were each double winners. More...