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Pratt Receives Top Award From Defiance College

Andrew Pratt has been on an incredible journey, one that has taken him partway around the world, led him to study five languages in addition to his mother tongue, and serve people on two continents.  It’s a journey that’s far from o More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Robert D. Zedaker

Robert D. Zedaker, 88, of rural Stryker, passed away Thursday morning, June 7, 2012, peacefully in his home in the presence of loved ones.–Posted 5.10, 11 am More...

Louise M. Keiser

Louise M. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 25   3:35 pm: Damage to parked vehicle, 1101 S. Defi- ance St.  7:25 pm: Domestic dispute, 500 block Stryker St.  11:02 pm: A car, driven by Christopher J. Roland, 23, West Unity, was traveling north on S. More...

Brown Sentenced On Sex Crime Charges

Aaron S. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Fifth Third Mortgage, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs Ariel Kolodziejczyk, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure.  Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Robert Partee, Fayette, defendant. More...

Sports

Young Wins State Championship

Boys 4x400, Girls 4x400 Each Finish Fourth

Danny Young, an Archbold senior, kept his 2012 record in the boys 300-meter hurdles event unblemished, Saturday, June 2, winning the event at the Division II state championship in Columbus.  In addition to winning the event in every meet during More...

Making The Handoff

Hayden Stamm, left, takes the handoff from Jacob Ott in the boys 4x200 preliminaries at the Division II state track and field meet, Friday, June 1, in Columbus. More...

AHS Softballers Receive Honors

Several Archbold softball players received Northwest Ohio Athletic League honors for the 2012 season.  Becca Gerig is the NWOAL Player of the Year.  Other Blue Streaks receiving First Team honors were Cassidy Wyse and Hanna Allison.  S More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Adam Cobb, worship leader; Gina King, Jake Eisenhauer, prelude/offertory; Mark Beck, chorister; Kimberly Wyse, special music. Message, Steve Heatwole.  Wednesday: MYF service night.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Births

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Here Comes The Parade!

The Archbold American Legion Post color guard leads the Pettisville Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 28. More...

Mike Childs Buys Ex-Bank Building

Mike Childs, of Childs Investment Group, Archbold, is the new owner of the former Huntington Bank building in historic downtown Archbold.  Information from the Fulton County Auditor office website indicates ownership of the building at 219 North More...

Farmers Market Opens Thursday

The fourth year for the Archbold Farmers Market begins tomorrow, Thursday.  Jay Budde, a member of the farmers market task force, said over the last two years, the market averaged about 100 visitors each Thursday, with five to six vendors.  More...

 

News

New Pool Access Requirement Delayed until '13

The Archbold Park Board will be able to put off spending about $4,000 to provide access to the Archbold Swimming Pool for disabled persons.  The new requirements of the U.S. Department of Justice won’t go into effect until Jan. More...

Unemployment Falls To 8% For April

The Fulton County unemployment rate hit 8% in April, the lowest rate for the county since November 2011, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported.  The 8% rate is down 1.6% from 9.6% in March, and is the second-lowest rate since D More...

Council Okays Race Track, Turbine Logos

Archbold Village Council approved conditional use permits for a radio-controlled electric car racetrack and logos on the Archbold Area School District wind turbine at its Monday, June 4 meeting.  Both requests were recommended for approval by th More...

People

Honor Students

Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09, son of Stephen and Laura, was named to the dean’s list for the winter 2012 semester at Siena Heights University, Adrian, Mich. More...

Wyse, Stuckey To Wed June 23

Russ and Sandy Wyse announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney, to Alex Stuckey, son of Dan and Julie, all of Archbold. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Larry Nofziger and Sally Huffman were married June 2, 1962, at Archbold United Methodist Church with Gordon Tatman officiating. More...

Opinion

Don't Ride Bikes On Downtown Sidewalks

It’s summertime... More...

Return The National Colors To Downtown

We miss flags flying on the downtown historic district light poles, especially during holidays like Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Labor Day.  At one time brackets on light poles held the national colors on patriotic holidays. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 5, 2002   Archbold High School will graduate 100 seniors Sunday. More...