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2013 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Members of the 2013 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience prior to the PHSAyersville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Wind Turbines Pass Final Test

Aaron Godwin, wind energy consultant to the Archbold and Pettisville school districts, said their two wind turbines have passed the final test.  The “phase disconnect” test was conducted on Thursday, Jan. More...

Radiothon To Buy New Type Of AED

The Fulton County Heart Radiothon, which has purchased about 100 automatic external defibrillators and distributed them throughout the county, is looking at another brand of AED. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dale H. Pape

Dale H. Pape, age 87, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Feb. More...

Opal M. Lauber

Opal M. Lauber, age 87, of Pettisville, passed away Monday, Jan. More...

People

Ridley, Wiechers To Wed. Feb. 23

Randall and Linda Ridley, Ridgeville Corners, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Anna, to Seth Wiechers, Defiance, son of Ken and Karen, Napoleon.  More...

Hartz Performs In Pops Concert

Bethany Hartz, a senior pharmacy major at the University of Findlay, will perform in a symphonic band and wind ensemble pops concert, “Music for the Red Carpet,” Sunday, Feb. More...

Saluting Our Country

An octet consisting of four Pettisville High School students and four members of The Northwesternaires Barbershop Chorus performed the national anthem prior to the Pettisville-Ayersville boys basketb More...

Opinion

The Need For Clear Communication

A misconception, possibly a miscommunication, or even a misquote caused a minor flap that could have become a major kerfuffle recently.  A comment in the minutes of a Fulton County commissioners meeting stated that the cost for a new water treat More...

Other Editors Say...

Government Gouging: Imposing Fees On Those Who Print Public Records From The Internet Is Wrong

Ohio’s county recorders are hoping to slip a change into a law to let them charge fees when people use their own home and office equipment to print documents from county recorders’ websites.  The legislature should toss this proposal More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. More...

Recipe Corner

Cherry Pecan Chews

2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 large egg 1/3 cup finely chopped maraschino cherr More...

Breaking News - 2/5/2013 7:00 PM

Delta Wins Region 17 regional wrestling team title

Delta defeated Archbold 38-27 to win the OHSAA Region 17 regional team wrestling title, Wednesday, Feb. 6, at AHS.  The Panthers advance to the state team tournament, Saturday, Feb. 9, in Columbus.-Posted 2.6, 9:15 pm   More...

Breaking News - 2/5/2013 7:00 PM

AHS Girls Win NWOAL Title Outright

The AHS girls basketball team won its 12th NWOAL title, Thursday night, Feb. More...

Fatal Crashes Up In 2012

County Committee Formed To Promote Safe Driving

The number of fatal traffic accidents in Fulton County spiked in 2012, up more than 130% from the preceding year.  Even before 2012 was over, law enforcement and other groups were responding to the trend with special efforts.  More...

100 Day At Archbold

First graders at Archbold Elementary School observed the annual 100-Day tradition, Friday, Feb. 1. The event marks 100 days of school. More...

Sheriff Releases Scam Warnings

The Fulton County Sheriff Department issued a warning of telephone scams.  Roy E. Miller, sheriff, said in a press release county residents are receiving calls from persons who claim to represent the federal Medicare program.  More...

 

News

First Day Goes Well For New Superintendent Of Archbold Schools

Aaron Rex, new superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, said his first day on the job went well.  Rex was hired Monday, Jan. More...

Mayor Wyse Reviews 2012 Business News

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, related several pieces of good news about the village business community during his Monday, Jan. 28 State of the Village address. More...

Council Won’t Oppose Liquor Permit Transfer

Archbold village council will not request a hearing on a liquor permit transfer request in the village.  That was the decision at its Monday, Feb. 4 meeting.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Jan. 17   4:48 pm: 300 block Stamm St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  Jan. 18   12:34 am: US20A near Co. Rd. 22, medical, transported to FCHC.  Jan. 19   More...

Archbold Fire Log

Jan. 19   5:23 pm: Fire alarm, Fairlawn Haven, smoke detector malfunction.  Jan. 21   8:48 pm: Structure fire, 6104 Co. Rd. 18, assist Wauseon Fire Department.  Jan. 26   More...

Sports

Arce, Day Win NWOAL Wrestling Championships

Streaks Third In League Tournament

Delta hosted the 2013 Northwest Ohio Athletic League championships, Saturday, Feb. 2, and kept the trophy at home, winning the league title with 230 team points.  Wauseon, who won the last three league titles, finished second with 187.5. More...

AHS Wrestlers Take Down Indians, Dogs

Archbold wrestled its fi- nal Northwest Ohio Athletic League matches for the season, Thursday, Jan. More...

AHS To Wrestle For Regional Team Title

Archbold again dominated the mats in the Region 17-A regional semifinals at Archbold High School, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Religion

Archbold Native Named Pastor Of Sylvania Church

Samuel Buehrer, an Archbold native and 1979 AHS graduate, will be installed as the pastor of the Sylvania United Church of Christ in a special service, Sunday, Feb. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwest State Community College, 22600 St. Rt. 34, Archbold; Friday, Feb. 8, 12-5 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 701 S. More...