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Breaking News - 10/16/2012 7:00 PM

Div. III District Cross Country

Archbold Boys Win District 3 race, Pettisville Boys 4th In District 1 Race

The Archbold boys cross country team won the District 3 race at the Division III district cross country meet at Liberty Center, Saturday, Oct. 20.  The Streaks won with 54 points. More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2012 7:00 PM

Archbold Excellent With Distinction; Pettisville Excellent

     The Archbold Area School District, plus three other Fulton County school districts, are ranked Excellent with Distinction, based on criteria established by the state.        The Pettisville More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2012 7:00 PM

AHS Boys Soccer Wins Sectional Title

Archbold 2, Miller City 1

The Archbold boys soccer team raised its record to 17-0 with a 2-1 Division III sectional final victory over Miller City, Thursday, Oct. 18, at Kalida.The Streaks play Kalida in a district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:30 pm, at Kalida. More...

"No Bicycle" Signs Adequate: Council

There are 11 signs warning that bicycles are prohibited on sidewalks in downtown Archbold.  That’s what Archbold Village Council learned at its Monday night, Oct. 15 meeting.  More...

NWOAL Champions

The Archbold girls soccer team, top, and AHS volleyball team, bottom, celebrate after winning Northwest Ohio Athletic League titles last week. Each went undefeated in their sports. More...

Trick-Or-Treat Is Oct. 30

Youngsters will don scary (and not-so-scary) costumes and take to the streets for Trick Or Treat, Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners.   Archbold: 6-7:30 pm.  Pettisville: 6-7:30 pm.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ruby P. Fielitz

Ruby P. Fielitz, age 85, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

Eldor Volkman

Feb. 1, 1921-Oct. 16, 2012

Eldor Volkman, 91, of Archbold and formerly of Deshler, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. He was born in Freedom Township, Henry County, to John & Katherine (Gerken) Volkman.  On Feb. More...

Public Record

Computers Taken

Aaron Brown, 33, a resident of Walt’s House, 941 West Barre Road, told police that sometime between 6:15 am and 3:35 pm Wednesday, Oct. More...

Police Investigate Report Of Threats

Archbold police are investigating an incident in which a woman believed she was being threatened with a weapon.  The woman reported the case to police at 10:33 pm, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Telecommunications Harassment Cases Filed With Police

Several reports centered around telecommunications issues have been reported to Archbold police recently.  Susan M. McDonald, 43, Archbold, told officers on Saturday, Oct. 6, that sometime between Thursday, Oct. More...

Sports

Perfect!

AHS Boys Soccer Ends Season 16-0

The Archbold boys soccer team finished a perfect 16- 0 regular season with three shutout road wins, defeating Liberty Center (4-8-2), Bowling Green (7-7-1), and Vermilion (2-12-2).  Of 559 Ohio boys soccer teams, the Division III 10thranked Stre More...

Blue Streak Volleyball Wins 22nd NWOAL Title

Archbold won its 22nd Northwest Ohio Athletic League volleyball title, and 20th outright, with a 25-17, 25-15, 25-16 victory over Bryan, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Way To Go, Blue Streaks!

Fans congratulate Archbold volleyball players after the Streaks won the NWOAL, Tuesday, Oct. 9.– photo by Mario Gomez More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Operation Christmas Child video; Sam Reyes, worship leader. Message, “The Surprise of Jesus,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praise and worship by Nick Hudson, Sara Kinsman and worship team and band. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 4: Hollie Hernandez, Montpelier, girl.  Oct. 9: Guadalupe Alvarez, Fayette, girl; Rachel Stasa, Archbold, girl.   More...

CARD OF THANKS

The family of Lucille Crossgrove wish to thank you for your kindness whether it was a card, prayer, food or any other way in which you expressed condolences.  17   More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2012 7:00 PM

Pettisville Volleyball Advances To Sectional Final

Birds Beat Stryker In 3 Games

The Pettisville volleyball team defeated Stryker 25-12, 25-6, 25-14, to advance to a Division IV sectional final at Archbold.The Streaks play the Toledo Christian-Ottawa Hills winner for a sectional championship, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2012 7:00 PM

Pettisville Volleyball Falls In Sectional Final

The Pettisville volleyball team won the first two games, 26-24, 25-23, but Toledo Christian took control and won the next three, 25-18, 25-19, 15-7 to capture a Division IV sectional championship at Archbold, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2012 7:00 PM

Man Killed In Early Morning Tuesday Crash

Jack L. Frey, 54, rural Pettisville, was killed in a car-motorcycle crash during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Oct. 23.The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Frey was riding a motorcycle north on St. Rt. More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2012 7:00 PM

AHS Girls Soccer Advances To District

Archbold 3, Otsego 1

Archbold defeated Otsego 3-1 to win a Division III girls soccer sectional championship, Thursday, Oct. 18, at Swanton.  The Streaks play Swanton in a district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:45 pm, at Swanton. More...

Local Officials Not Asked By KPMG For Turnpike Study Input

None of the area public officials contacted by this newspaper said they had been contacted for input into a possible lease of the Ohio Turnpike.  That's in spite of the fact some state officials said they would be contacted, and that 100 meeting More...

FBI Still Looking For Leads In Ridgeville, Lyons Bank Heists

Vicki Anderson, a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said last week there are no new leads in the investigations of bank robberies in Lyons and Ridgeville Corners.  More...

AHS Grad Honored For Role In Developing Girls Sports

Sue Roth, AHS ‘64 and former coach at Stryker High School and Goshen (Ind.) College, was honored by the college recently.  Roth received the Dr. Ruth Gunden Champion of Character award during the GC Homecoming weekend, Oct. More...

 

News

Rotary Provides Dictionaries

Members of the Archbold Rotary Club presented each third grader at Archbold Elementary School with a dictionary, Thursday, Oct. 11. More...

Kost New County EMA Director

Heather Kost, Wauseon, has been named the director of the Fulton County Emergency Management Agency.  She officially starts Monday, Oct. 29.  There were 15 applicants for the position, most coming from within Fulton County.  More...

Library Still Looking Into Young Teen Area

Archbold Community Library officials are working with Library Design Associates, Powell, to develop a space for young teenagers and “tweens.”  Tweens are youngsters between the ages of 10 and 12.  During the Wednesday, Oct. More...

People

Band On The Move

Members of the Archbold High School Blue Streak Marching Band stride around the AHS track during a March-a-thon, Thursday, Oct. 11. The event was a fund-raiser for the band trip to Toronto. More...

Dahl Serves 1-Year With Service Adventure Program

Josiah Dahl, Archbold, began a one-year service term with the Service Adventure program in August 2012.  Dahl is living in community with other young adults in a unit house in Philippi, W.Va.  A 2012 home school graduate, Dahl is the son of More...

McCoy On Homecoming Court

Matt McCoy, AHS ‘11, was a sophomore attendant in the Homecoming court at Bluffton University, Saturday, Oct. 13. More...

Opinion

Stop Turnpike Lease; Raise Gas Tax

Why is John Kasich trying to lease the Ohio Turnpike?  The answer is a lack of courage.  Ohio gets money to build and repair roads from the state tax on gasoline. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002   Bob Linden, 83, Lansdale, Pa., could have the largest photograph collection in existence of the two New York City World Trade Center Towers.  More...

Letter To The Editor

I commend the Archbold Buckeye in its recent editorial against the sale or lease of the Ohio Turnpike.  Now, governor Kasich released that in less than 30 days, he will release the details of the proposed lease of our Ohio Turnpike!  More...