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Div. IV Sectional Girls Basketball

Pettisvlle 47, Ottawa Hills 19

Pettisville defeated Ottawa Hills 47-19 to win a Div. IV sectional girls basketball championship, Saturday, Feb. 23, at Wauseon.  The Birds play Edgerton in a district semifinal, Thursday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m., at Archbold. More...

Buckeye Editorial "Kasich Bus Runs Over Goodwin" Gets Second Place In Ohio

The Archbold Buckeye placed second in the best editorial class and third in design at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, Thursday, Feb. More...

Villarreal Gets Five Years In Prison For November Burglary

Gilberto Villarreal, 27, Archbold, was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading no contest to a charge of aggravated burglary, after he broke into a Napoleon mobile home in November.  John Hanna, Henry County prosecuting attorney, said V More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lucille M. Short

Lucille M. Short, age 101 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Feb. 14, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born Jan. More...

Jack C. Planson

Jack C. Planson, age 54, of Stryker, passed away Monday, Feb. More...

Public Record

Johnson Indicted For Burglaries

Robert E Johnson III, 29, Lorain, who was arrested after a home break-in, Wednesday, Jan. 23, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury.  The jury met Monday, Feb. More...

Fire Destroys House West Of US 6-St. Rt. 66

An early morning fire destroyed a home west of the St. Rt. 66-US 6 intersection, Wednesday, Feb. More...

Indict Man For Unauthorized Use Of A Motor Vehicle

Joshua D. Ball, 32, Archbold, has been indicted on a single count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.  More...

Sports

Eight AHS Wrestlers Advance To Districts

A trip to Columbus and the state tournament remains a possibility for eight Archbold wrestlers.  The eight placed in the top four in their weight classes at the Division III sectional tournament and qualified for the district tournament at Bowli More...

Day, Jaramillo Win Sectional Titles

Two Archbold wrestlers were crowned champions at the Division III sectional tournament, Saturday, Feb. More...

Blue Streaks Blister Liberty Center 84-30

The lights went dark, the spotlight flashed across the gym floor, the music of “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC echoed off the walls, and the Liberty Center boys basketball team took the floor, pumping up fans and players.  After the first e More...

Breaking News - 2/19/2013 7:00 PM

D-III District Wrestling Tournament

Day Wins District Championship

Logan Day won the 138-pound Division III district championship at the D-III wrestling tournament at BGSU, Saturday, Feb. More...

Breaking News - 2/19/2013 7:00 PM

Div. III Sectional Girls Basketball

Archbold 69, Fairview 34

Archbold defeated Liberty Center 82-26 in a Division III girls basketball sectional semifinal, Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Defiance.The Streaks play Fairview for a sectional title, Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m., at DHS. More...

AHS Students Propose Law Against Texting While Driving

Cheyenne Kruse, Taylor Price, and Alora Drewes, Archbold High School seniors, presented a proposed ordinance to ban texting while driving to Archbold Village Council during its Monday, Feb. More...

Graber Has Fun As Bluffton Beaver Mascot

When Abbey Graber, AHS ‘10, arrived as a freshman at Bluffton University, she took one look at college mascot J. More...

 

News

Sauder Woodworking Buys Renewable Energy Credits From School Districts

In a special meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 13, the Archbold Area School Board agreed to sell Renewable Energy Credits to Sauder Woodworking.  The company is working on a similar agreement with the Pettisville school board.  More...

No Flashlight Egg Hunt In Archbold For 2013

Youngsters interested in hunting Easter eggs in Archbold won’t need a flashlight this year.  Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks and Recreation, told the Archbold Park Board during its Wednesday, Feb. More...

19 Superiors At Pettisville Science Fair

Nineteen Pettisville students earned superior ratings at the Pettisville local science fair, Saturday, Feb. 16.  Of the 53 projects entered, four high school students and 15 junior high students received superiors.  More...

People

Heising, Collier, McCarty Win Spelling Bee

Lyla Heising and Joseph Collier, Pettisville, and Drew McCarty, Archbold, were winners in the annual Fulton County Spelling Bee, Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Archbold. More...

Pettisville FFA Alumni Celebrate 20 Years Of Service

The Pettisville FFA Alumni organization is completing 20 years of service to the FFA and the agricultural community.  The alumni mission statement is to provide a structure that will mobi- lize and empower your community to support and assist ag More...

All-State Choir

Four Archbold High School students sang with the All-State Choir during a performance at the Ohio Music Educators Association convention in Columbus the weekend of Feb. 9-10. More...

Opinion

Is Toledo Edison Dragging Its Feet?

Word came this week that now Toledo Edison wants more testing on the Archbold and Pettisville wind turbines before they can begin generating electricity.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003   Steve Switzer, Petttisville superintendent, and Avon Wyse, treasurer, have taken pay cuts in the midst of the school district’s financial crisis.  More...

Questions About School Finance Plan

Two school districts, less than 10 miles apart. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: worship, offertory; Seth Bible, Sara Kinsman, worship band; Sam Andres, church plant in Defiance update. Message by Jesse Kahler. Second service same as first service.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Feb. 8: Amanda & Samuel Sorrell, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 9: Alysa & Mark Short, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 10: Victoria Castillo, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Organizations

Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.  Mood Disorders  More...