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Turnpike Repaving East Of Archbold May Cause Delays

Work may have already started yesterday, Tuesday, on a repaving project on the Ohio Turnpike.  The work will impact Archbold and area motorists who use the toll road to travel east.  More...

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Obituaries

Sharon “Sue” Breier

Sharon “Sue” Breier, age 68, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday morning, March 26, 2013, in her home.  Prior to her retirement she had worked as a machinist for over 40 years for ITT Higbie in Archbold.  Sue was born in Pekin, Ill More...

Public Record

Thefts Reported

Two thefts in the village were reported to police recently.  A representative of Shopko told officers a bait refrigerator, valued at $100, plus 50 wooden pallets worth $250 were stolen from a storage area behind the building.  The theft oc More...

License Plate Sought

Archbold police are looking for a license plate that was reported stolen.  April O. Roth, 32, 408 S. More...

Telephone Harassment

Lana J. Showman, 60, Archbold Villas, filed a report of telecommunications harassment with Archbold Police, Friday, March 22.  Showman told officers she had been receiving calls from a former family member over a family matter. More...

Sports

Dominique Wins Wrestling Title

Brodie Dominique, sevenyear old son of Justin and Kari, Archbold, won a state championship in youth wrestling at the OHIOWAY (Ohio Wrestling Association for Youth) State Championships, Saturday, March 23, at Tiffin University.  More...

Streaks Participate In Early Bird Invite

Several Archbold track athletes won events at the Napoleon Early Bird Invitational, Saturday, March 30.  The Blue Streaks won six events in the boys meet. More...

PHS Softball Drops Season Opener

Hicksville scored one run in the bottom of the tenth inning to defeat Pettisville 7-6, Saturday, March 30, in softball action at Hicksville.  The Birds scored twice in the third inning for a 2- 0 lead. More...

Religion

Three Confirmed At St. James

St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington, held confirmation, Sunday, March 24. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Sarah Kinsman with worship team, offertory. Baptism of Tylene Adams, Tracey Gericke, Adan Salinas, Matthew Storrer, SethYoder. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 2: Jodi & Tyler Sommers, Wauseon, boy; Shelly Hinton, Swanton, boy.  March 22: Sarah Leslie, Wauseon, girl.  March 23: Mackenzie & Loyd Bell, Wauseon, girl; Jessica Elswick, Archbold, boy.  More...

Sunday Power Outage Caused By Car Crash

An early Sunday morning car crash on the north side of Archbold knocked out electricity to more than 1,900 customers, a Toledo Edison spokesman said.  The Archbold police report on the crash states Tyler Lee Randall, 21, rural Archbold, was driv More...

Co. Rd. 24 Upgrade On Turnpike Money Wish List

A possible $10 million-ormore plan to upgrade Co. Rd. More...

Fairlawn Auction Quilt The Work Of Many Hands

“Spring Fling,” the feature quilt at this year’s Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction, is the work of many hands.  But its origin– the selection of design and colors– started with three area women.  Susie Rupp and Sabrin More...

 

News

County Water System Study Progressing

The study of a proposal to tie the Archbold and Wauseon water treatment plants together to serve North Star Steel and northeastern Fulton County is moving forward.  More...

County Unemployment Drops In February

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported the Fulton County estimated unemployment rate for February fell 1.3 percentage points to 9.2%.  Unemployment had jumped from 7.6% in December 2012 to 10.5% in January 2013.  More...

Income Tax Progressing

Archbold municipal income tax collection is still behind 2012, but it is progressing.  Dennis Howell, village administrator, gave the information to council at its Monday, April 1 meeting.  From January through March, the municipal income t More...

People

A Candy Treat

Kaed Merillat, 2, Ridgeville Corners, enjoys a candy treat given to him by his mother, Danielle, after the Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 30. More...

Easter Goodie Bag

Chloe Fisher, 2 1/2, Wauseon, holds on to her bag of goodies, from the Pettisville Easter Egg Hunt at the Pettisville Park, Saturday, March 30.– photo by David Pugh More...

Archbold, Pettisville Students In Top Ten At State BPA Competition

Four County Career Center students from Archbold and Pettisville were among those who finished in the top ten in state competition recently.  They were competitors in the 2013 Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference, Thursd More...

Opinion

Turnpike Suffers More Political Debt

Promises Are Easily Broken

John Kasich, Ohio governor, signed the transportation bill on Monday, heaping debt onto the Ohio Turnpike for one-time cash.  The cash will be used to rebuild the state highway infrastructure, but it will also be spread around to buy the governo More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 26, 2003   No one expected this year’s AHS boys varsity basketball team to make it to state tournament, not even the players. But under the leadership of Doug Krauss, they did.  More...