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Breaking News - 3/5/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. IV REGIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL

Arcadia 46, Pettisville 36

Arcadia went on a 14-0 to open the second period, turning an 11-6 deficit into a 20-11 lead on its way to a 46-36 Div. More...

STREAKS, BIRDS IN SWEET 16

Archbold won its 11th district girls basketball title in school history, Saturday, March 2, advancing to the Division III regional tournament at Ohio Northern University. More...

Driver In Car Chase Gets 30-Month Prison Sentence

Jobe A. More...

Archbold Earns Excellent With Distinction, Pettisville Excellent

School Report Cards

The Archbold Area School District earned the rank of Excellent with Distinction, and Pettisville schools were ranked Excellent by the Ohio Department of Education.  ODE released the 2011-12 school district report cards, Wednesday, Feb. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Esther Andre

A lifelong resident of Fulton County, Esther Andre, 93, was born north of Wauseon, only a half mile from where she raised her family. She attended a one-room school for the first eight grades and then graduated from Wauseon High School. More...

Margaret Rassman-Nixon-Murphy

Margaret (Fricke) Rassman Nixon-Murphy, 80, of Defiance, was peacefully called to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, March 4, 2013, at Toledo Hospital surrounded by her loving family singing her favorite hymns.  She was born in Archbold, Ohi More...

RuthAnn Rupp Treadway

RuthAnn Rupp Treadway, 94, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away on Feb. 22, 2013.  She was born in Archbold, Ohio, the daughter of Elmer E. More...

People

Beck Tops At Science Fair

Chrysta Beck, a Pettisville junior, was the top high school presenter at the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, March 2, at Northwest State Community College.  Beck will represent the region at the International Scie More...

Dr. Seuss Day At Pettisville

Landon Graffice, left, and Ben Boger, Pettisville kindergarten students, were dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 for Dr. Seuss Day, Friday, March 1. Author Theodor Geisel, who wrote the Dr. More...

Little Cat

Ella Throne, a first grade student at Archbold Elementary, races to spoon fish crackers in a jar while wearing a paper “Cat In The Hat” hat during the kickoff of the reading program &ldqu More...

Opinion

State Tournament Participants Show Commitment, Dedication

Congratulations to Archbold High School student-athletes Logan Day, Kinsey Smith, Damian Short, Travis Jaramillo, and Kenny Price.  More...

Students Propose Texting Ban

Three Archbold High School students deserve praise for bringing a well-researched, comprehensive proposal for limiting the use of handheld devices while driving to Archbold Village Council, Monday, Feb. 18.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003   The Fulton County Board of Development Disabilities is starting from scratch in its search for a permanent superintendent, said Gene Sugg, president. More...

Breaking News - 3/5/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. IV DISTRICT BOYS BASKETBALL

Edgerton 68, Pettisville 59

Edgerton defeated Pettisville 68-59, Tuesday, March 5, at Napoleon to advance to the Div. More...

Breaking News - 3/5/2013 7:00 PM

AHS GIRLS MAKE ELITE EIGHT - Free Access

Archbold 47, Liberty-Benton 36

The Archbold girls basketball team defeated Liberty-Benton 47-36, Wednesday, March 6, at Toledo Central Catholic High School. More...

Breaking News - 3/5/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT BOYS BASKETBALL

Tinora 55, Archbold 50

Archbold almost came back from a 12-point deficit, but couldn't quite climb over the mountain as the Streaks fell to Tinora 55-50, Thursday, March 7, in Division III district boys basketball action at Napoleon.   More...

Former Archbold Man Arrested On 16 Charges

Joshua D. Ball, 32, formerly of Archbold, was arrested in Stryker, Sunday, March 3, on warrants from Fulton, Williams, and Defiance counties.  More...

State Placers

Left: Kinsey Smith, an AHS senior, placed third in the floor exercise at the state gymnastics meet, Saturday, March 2, at Hilliard. More...

 

News

$15 Million Pipeline Proposed For Fulton County Water System

An underground water pipeline that could cost $15 million is the main feature of a proposed county-wide regional water system.  More...

Forum On Guns In Schools Provides No Easy Answers

There were long moments of silence punctuated by a few heartfelt comments during a public forum on “School Safety And Guns” at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Hall, Monday night, March 4.  The event was co-sponsored by Shalom Counse More...

School Board Holds Closed-Door Session

The Archbold Area School Board met in executive session for about 90 minutes during its Monday, Feb. More...

Public Record

Safe Found; Missing From Auto Parts Store?

A safe that might be connected with a July 2012 break-in at Laub Auto Parts has been found.  An Archbold police report states representatives from the store found the safe at the rear of the store property about 1 pm, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Lottery Tickets Reported Stolen From Gas Station

A representative of Archbold Sunoco reported $1,000 in lottery tickets were stolen during the month of November 2012.  Police are investigating.  –––  Andrew Steven Garcia, 26, Colony Meadows, told police that $4,310 More...

Harassment Reported

Two reports of telecommunications harassment were reported to Archbold police recently.  Joan Bragg, 77, 100 South Lincoln Street, told police on Monday, Feb. More...

Sports

Day Is D-III State Runner-Up

The final night of the state wrestling championships is a sight to behold.  Finalists from all three divisions take the long walk out of the tunnel at the Jerome Schottenstein Center at the Ohio State University, Columbus, to be celebrated for t More...

Short, Price, Jaramillo Compete At State Wrestling Tournament

Three Archbold wrestlers gave great efforts but just missed out on placing at the Division III state individual wrestling tournament, Thursday, Feb. 28-Saturday, March 2, in Columbus.  More...

Blue Streaks In Sweet 16

Ziegler: “Our Blue Streak heart just prevailed”

The hearts of Blue Streak fans were in their throats as the 3/4-court shot at the buzzer by Ottawa-Glandorf’s Elissa Ellerbrock rimmed out, giving the Archbold girls basketball team its second straight Division III district championship, Saturd More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Nick Hudson, worship leader; Michael and Jenn Sprunger, Mali, Africa, mission moment. More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...

CARD OF THANKS

We would like to thank everyone for their cards, thoughts and prayers during Andy’s hospitalization and rehab. More...