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Parade Of Lights Brings Good Crowd In Spite Of Cold, Wind

In spite of cold temperatures and biting winds, the 14th annual Archbold Parade of Lights brought out a good crowd, Friday, Nov. More...

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Obituaries

Eric Robert Godwin

Eric Robert Godwin, age 27 years, and his fiancé Jennifer Snow of Indian Mound, Tenn., passed away unexpectedly Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22, 2012, in a house fire in Indian Mound.  Eric was born Oct. More...

Mary Florence Cornett

1921-2012

Mary F. Cornett, 91, a former resident of Marysville, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Friendship Village of Dublin.  She was born Mary Florence Elsom on Oct. 8, 1921, to the late Lee and Edith Latimer Elsom, and grew up near Ostrander.  More...

DEATH NOTICES

Lois A. Westhoven, 78, Wauseon, died Nov. 25, 2012. Survivors include one son.   More...

People

Wyse, Wurster To Wed Dec. 15

Les and Sherry Wyse, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Nicole, Maumee, to Brannon Lee Wurster, Maumee, son of Jodi Balser and Tom Kruse, Napoleon, and Brent and Pam Wurster, Columbus.  The bride-elect is an Archbold Hi More...

Archbold Students Active In Fund-Raisers

Students in the Archbold Area School District are active in raising funds for various causes.  During the Monday, Nov. More...

AHS Students Help Out

Members of the Archbold High School student council recently visited Sauder Village to help with Christmas decorations. The time fulfills a school requirement for volunteer service. More...

Opinion

Another Successful Parade Of Lights

In spite of the wind and cold temperatures, an appreciative crowd of spectators turned out for the 14th annual Archbold Parade of Lights.  Moms and dads bundled up their kids under layers and layers, sometimes so many that all one could see were More...

Letter To The Editor

Breed-specific law doesn’t make community safer.  There are downsides to any law that discriminates against any breed of dog, instead of addressing the real causes to dog aggression.  When breed specific laws (BSL) are created to disc More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002   A record number of families are expected to shop the Christmas Cheer store on the Fulton County Fairgrounds next month.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

United Way Needs Extra Push: Saaf

Gina Saaf, director of the Fulton County United Way, said she is projecting this year’s fund drive will be about $12,000 short of raising $320,000.  The fund drive collected $322,000 in 2011.  “We’re not going to get there More...

Preschool In Parade

St. John’s Christian Church Preschool students have ridden on a float in the annual Archbold Parade of Lights for several years. More...

2012 Archbold Parade of Lights Video - Free Access

Weren't able to attend the Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 23? See some of what you missed!
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Beware Of Gift Card Scam

Archbold police warn residents not to be taken by the latest scam circulating around the village.  Maryellen Johnson, of the Fairlawn Apartments, reported receiving a card in the mail on Monday, Nov. More...

Council Grants 2% Wage Hike To Archbold Village Employees

Archbold Village Council approved granting village employees a 2% increase in base pay at its Monday night, Nov. More...

Archbold School District Sets Up Fitness Room For Staff

Christine Ziegler, Archbold Area School District treasurer, told members of the school board the district has set up a fitness room in the Archbold Middle School for district employees.  More...

 

News

German Township Grants Variances

German Township Trustees voted to grant two zoning variances during its Monday, Nov. More...

School Board Okays Personnel Actions Nov. 19

The Archbold Area School Board approved several personnel actions during its Monday, Nov. More...

NSCC President Gets Contract Extension

Tom Stuckey, president of Northwest State Community College, had his contract extended four additional years by the NSCC Board of Trustees.  The board took the action at its Monday, Nov. More...

Public Record

Santiago Indicted Nov. 19 On Theft, Weapons Charges

Manuel Santiago, 33, Archbold, was indicted Nov. More...

Jewelry Reported Stolen

Several items of jewelry valued at about $900 were reported stolen to Archbold police.  Joann Bragg, 100 South Lincoln Street, told police on Sunday, Nov. 18, that several pieces of jewelry and about $60 in cash were missing from her home. More...

Girl Reports Being Followed

A 10-year-old girl reported she was followed from the Franklin St. railroad crossing to the Archbold Elementary School on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. More...

Sports

Streaks Return Five To Hardwood

Doug Krauss has spent the last 28 seasons at the helm of the Archbold boys basketball team, gathering 14 Northwest Ohio Athletic League titles in the process, including the last three.  He returns five letterwinners from last year’s squad More...

Sixteen Letterwinners Back For Archbold Wrestling

After a successful 2011- 12 campaign, the Archbold wrestling team, under Brian Becher, head coach, looks to 16 returnees for leadership.  The Streaks finished with a 36-8 record last year, claimed sectional and district titles, and were dual mee More...

Three Seniors Return For Blackbird Boys

Three senior letterwinners return for Greg Nofziger, Pettisville head boys basketball coach, when the 2012 season kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, at Antwerp.  David Reyes, who averaged 13 points per game last season, Tanner Rufenacht, and Jacob Va More...