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Breaking News - 2/26/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL

Archbold Wins District Championship

Ottawa-Glandorf's 3/4-court shot rimmed out at the buzzer, giving Archbold a 40-37 victory and second straight district championship, Saturday, March 2, at Kalida. More...

Breaking News - 2/26/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL

Archbold 59, Swanton 57

Archbold slipped by Swanton 59-57, Friday, March 1, in a Division III sectional boys basketball final at Otsego.Zeb Frank scored the game winner at the buzzer.The Streaks (17-4) play Tinora (19-5) in a district semifinal, Thursday, March 7, 8 pm, at More...

Archbold Schools Look To Cut Costs Through Attrition

The Archbold Area School District is looking at cutting costs through attrition of staff.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said as teachers and other staff members retire, administrators and the school board will look at not hiring anyone new for the More...

Smith Advances To State

Kinsey Smith, an AHS senior, won district titles in the floor exercise and uneven parallel bars and will compete in the state gymnastics tournament, Saturday, March 3, in Hilliard.– courtesy ph More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lloyd W. Bowman

Lloyd W. Bowman, 84 years, of West Unity, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance.  Lloyd was born Sept. More...

Maurice W. Kaiser

Maurice W. Kaiser, age 86, of Edon, passed away at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind., where he was a patient.  Mr. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Barbara M. Emmons, 77, Archbold, died Feb. 25, 2013. Survivors include three sons.   More...

People

Wilson, Rupp To Marry April 20

Lee and Chris Wilson, Wauseon, and Steve and Chris Rupp, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Bethany and Justin.  Bethany is a 2009 graduate of Wauseon High School. More...

Area Youth Sing In Music Festival

When young vocalists take the stage at the Mennonite Youth Choir Festival, Sunday, March 3, they will be joined by students from the Archbold and Pettisville school districts. The youth are members of the Junior Choral Society. More...

Hausch Is February Resident Of The Month

Shelley Hausch is the February Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  She was born Aug. 1, 1950, to Vincent and Donna Cotter in West Unity. More...

Opinion

Eyes Of World Watch You When Using Computers

There are bad people in the world... More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003   Talk about a church on the move. The Holderman Church, built north of Pettisville in 1908, slowly crosses a temporary bridge on its way to Sauder Village, according to a photograph.   More...

The Crisis du Jour

The French term “du jour” means “of, or from the day,” and is often used in restaurants to describe what is special on a particular day, such as “soup du jour,” or “soup of the day.”  Our governmen More...

Breaking News - 2/26/2013 7:00 PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY - Free Access

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MODERATE SNOW... More...

Breaking News - 2/26/2013 7:00 PM

Report Cards Released; Archbold Schools Excellent With Distinction, Pettisville Schools Excellent

The Archbold Area School District earned the rank of Excellent with Distinction, and Pettisville schools were ranked Excellent, the Ohio Department of Education reported.–posted 2/22, 5:20 pm More...

Breaking News - 2/26/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL

Pettisville 60, Stryker 49 - sectional final

Pettisville defeated Stryker 60-49, Friday night, March 1, to win a Div. IV sectional title at Bryan. More...

Breaking News - 2/26/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. IV DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL

Pettisville Wins District Title

Pettisville won the Div. IV district championship, Saturday, March 2, with a 41-39 win over Fayette. More...

Four AHS Wrestlers Get Their Shot At The Schott

Clockwise from upper left: Logan Day, Damian Short, Travis Jaramillo, and Kenny Price attempt to pin their opponents in Division III district wrestling action. More...

"Everyone Has Something That Someone Wants To Steal"

FBI Agents Warn Attendees At Cybersecurity Seminar

The Internet, that massive, wonderful, confounding, invaluable myriad of computer connections, is, in fact, a globally hostile environment.  More...

Wind Turbines Pass Last Test

Aaron Godwin, wind energy consultant to the Archbold and Pettisville school districts, said Toledo Edison has granted final approval to the schools’ wind turbines.  The approximately $2 million (each) machines can be connected to the TE po More...

 

News

Many Characters, Only Six Actors In ACT Show

There are only six actors in the Archbold Community Theatre production of “Leaving Iowa,” but there are a lot of characters. More...

County Health District Seeking Levy Renewal

When Fulton County voters go to the polls on Tuesday, May 7, they will be asked to approve a renewal of a tax levy for the county health district.  The district, which technically operates the Fulton County Health Department, is asking voters to More...

Public Record

Four Archbold Teens In Feb. 20 Auto Mishap

Four Archbold teenagers were involved in a Wednesday, Feb. 20 auto accident on St. Rt. More...

Report Thefts From Semis

Two Global Position System navigation units and an undisclosed amount of cash were stolen Wednesday, Feb. 20, from two semis parked at Beck’s Transportation, 310 East Lugbill Road.  Con L. More...

Placed On House Arrest

An Archbold youth was placed on house arrest, and charges are pending in connection with a possible domestic violence incident.  Police are not releasing details because charges had not been filed.  Officers were called to a residence at 3: More...

Sports

Day Wins District Championship

Short Second, Jaramillo Third, Price Fourth At District

Logan Day won the Division III 138- pound district wrestling championship, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23, at Bowling Green State University.  Day, a junior, is one of four Blue Streaks to advance to the state meet in Columbus, Thursday, Feb. More...

Archbold Fourth At District Wrestling Tournament

Delta won the Division III district wrestling tournament at Bowling Green State University, Friday-Saturday, Feb. 22-23. The Panthers scored 143 points and had four individual champions. More...

Four AHS Wrestlers Compete At Districts, Don't Advance To State

Four Archbold wrestlers took part in the Division III district tournament, Friday and Saturday, Feb. More...

Religion

Organizations

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Relay For Life Relay for Life team meeting, Monday, March 4, 7 p.m., St. Caspar’s Church, N. More...

West Clinton Wins Bible Quiz

The West Clinton Bible quiz team was the top-scoring team at the fifth Bible quiz meet at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Sunday, Feb. 24. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Feb. 14: Samantha Currier, Delta, boy; Megan & Brock Beck, Ridgeville Corners, boy.  Feb. 15: Megan & Ryan Carpenter, Kunkle, girl.  Feb. More...