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Superintendent Search Attracts 20 Applicants

The Archbold Area School District has released resumes for the 20 candidates who applied to become the new superintendent.  The information was released in response to an Ohio Public Records-Freedom of Information Act request submitted by this n More...

Blades Installed On Archbold Schools Wind Turbine Sat.

It took two tries, but the long-awaited installation of the blades on the Archbold Area School District wind turbine was completed early Saturday afternoon, Nov. 3.  The three 84-foot blades were delivered on Thursday, Nov. 1. More...

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Obituaries

Jill Renee Petersen

Jill Renee Petersen, 53, of Archbold, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Defiance In-patient Hospice Center after a battle with pancreatic/liver cancer.Jill was born on Nov. 4, 1959, in Napoleon, to Robert L. and Bonnie Kay (Curtis) Eis. More...

Jane Ann Stuckey

Jane Ann Stuckey, age 78, of rural Bryan, passed away Monday, Nov. More...

Golda N. Boyer

Golda N. Boyer, formally of Archbold, passed away early Nov. 5, 2012, at the Lutheran Nursing and Rehabilitation Home in Napoleon.  She was born Dec. 21, 1928, in Harrison Township, Henry County, the daughter of William L. and Elfie S. More...

People

FFA News

Archbold FFA members were involved in various soil judging contests in September and October.  Soils are the foundation for all things that take place in agriculture, so a lot of emphasis is placed on understanding the many properties associated More...

Pettisville Goes For Romney Stopher On Volunteer Service In France

Kirsten Stopher, AHS ‘07, is on a Brethren Volunteer Service assignment with Abbé Pierre Emmaus Center, Esteville, France.  The daughter of Bret and Wanda, Archbold, she graduated in 2012 from Bluffton University with a bachelor’s de More...

Honor Students

Kyle Bronson, AHS ‘12, and Dylan Weirauch, PHS ‘10, were named to the dean’s list for the August 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies at the University of Northwestern   Ohio, Lima.  Bronson is the son of Ma More...

Opinion

Veterans Among Us

Sunday is Nov. More...

It's Over

The results won’t be official for a few days, but whether your candidate won or lost, there is one thing in which we can all revel in– the 2012 presidential campaign is over.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002   Headline– DD Board Replacement Levy Passes, New Millage Defeated  Council questioned why the intersection of Co. Rds. B-C and 24 was changed to a four-way stop.  More...

16-Year-Old Wauseon Boy Located - Free Access

Dylan Ray Hall, 16, Wauseon, has been found. A Wauseon police spokesman said the boy, who had been missing since Thursday, Nov. 1, turned himself in. More...

Archbold Boys Face Drug-Related Charges

Two Archbold boys, ages 16 and 17, are facing charges in Henry County juvenile court stemming from a Monday, Nov. More...

Miller Elected Sheriff; Barnaby Reelected County Commissioner

In the only two contested races in Fulton County, Paul Barnaby retained his seat on the board of commissioners and Roy Miller was elected county sheriff.  Both men, members of the Republican Party, handily won their races over non-partisan candi More...

Selected Unofficial County Election Results

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News

Arend Demonstrates Website Features

Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, showed some features of the revamped economic development website to Archbold Village Council.  Speaking at the Monday, Nov. More...

Rohrs Honored As 2012 Citizen Of The Year

“Now I want you all to hear something,” said Cecily Rohrs, well-known local activist for the disadvantaged.  Speaking to the audience at the Thursday, Nov. More...

Seven Firms Recognized For Years Of Service By Archbold Chamber

Seven businesses were honored for their years of service by the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce at its annual meeting and Citizen of the Year banquet, Thursday, Nov. 1.  10 Years   More...

Public Record

Fatal Crashes Almost Double In Fulton Co.

With two months left in 2012, the number of traffic crashes that have resulted in fatalities has almost doubled compared to last year.  There were six accidents that resulted in deaths in 2011.  Through October 2012, there have been 10.&nbs More...

Icy Road Leads To Fatal Crash On US20A

A car went out of control on an ice-covered bridge, resulting in an 8:48 am crash that claimed a life, Tuesday, Oct. 30.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported a car driven by Tina M. More...

Investigate Burglaries At Area Churches

It’s believed a break-in that occurred over the nights of Thursday-Friday, Oct. 11- 12, at the Templo Cristiano/ Assembly of God is connected to other similar break-ins throughout the area.  More...

Sports

Columbia Outguns Streaks 39-34

Archbold made the long trip to Columbia Station, Saturday, Nov. More...

Blue Streaks Fall To Coldwater In Regional Volleyball Semifinal

Coldwater (19-8) outlasted Archbold 22-25, 25-16, 25-13, 23-25, 18-16, in a Division III regional semifinal volleyball contest at Findlay, Thursday, Nov. More...

Streaks Fall To Green Bears In Regional

Ottawa Hills came from behind to knock off Archbold 2-1 in a Division III regional boys soccer semifinal at Graham Memorial Stadium in Findlay, Wednesday, Oct. 31.  The Streaks, who were undefeated, finished the season with a 19-1 record.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 26: Brooke Stiriz, Wauseon, girl.  Oct. 27: Tabatha Downs, Montpelier, boy; Amy & Jeffrey Shaffer, Fayette, girl.  Oct. More...

Organizations

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