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Tornado Sirens Wail Sunday Based On Unconfirmed Report

Dispatchers of the Fulton County Sheriff Department triggered the county tornado warning sirens about 8:45 pm, Sunday night, June 23, after an unconfirmed report of a funnel cloud.  Rich Kilgour, FCSD 911 coordinator, said Monday the tornado war More...

Crops Off To Good Start, Says Ag Agent

Farmers in the Archbold area and Fulton County are enjoying a “normal” growing season, Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said Tuesday.  “Things are really good.  “I feel good about the rains we More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jane C. Wallace

Jane C. Wallace, age 48, of Archbold, passed away in her home on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Jane had been a dietary aide at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.Jane was born in Hamler on Dec. More...

Olen V. Genter

Olen V. More...

Charles L Pixler

Charles L Pixler, 87, of Defi- ance, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.  He was born on Dec. 23, 1925, to Clifford and Zelpha (King) Pixler in Defiance.  On Feb. More...

People

Chelsea Schmucker On Business Team That Wins Regional, National Awards

When a group of business students at Goshen (Ind.) College got together to put their business education into practice to help others, they had no idea the recognition and awards that would quickly follow.  Eight students, including Chelsea Schmu More...

Fun At The Pool

Warm weather means fun times for children at the Archbold Swimming Pool. More...

Earn Degrees

Six Archbold students who earned degrees May 3-4 at Bowling Green State University:  •Bradley Hurst and Emily Fredrick, cum laude; Gwendolyn Kinsman, Kayla Wyse, Jared Hite, Bachelor of Science degrees in education;  •Garrett Le More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Nick Hudson with worship team, music; offering, “Cannons.” Message, “When to Pray: Daniel 6,” Jesse Kahler.  Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals. More...

St. Martin's Handbell Choir Participates In National Convention

The youth handbell choir of St. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

June 13: Heather & Derek Ruplinger, Wauseon, girl.  June 14: Jeannie & Barry VonDeylen, Archbold, boy.  June 15: Andrea Canfield, Fayette, girl.  June 18: Sierra Medina, Wauseon, girl; Felicia & Chad Stuckey, Wauseon, girl. More...

Archbold Teachers, Classified Workers Accept Pay Freeze

The Archbold Education Association and Archbold Area School Board have reached a three-year agreement that calls for district teachers to take a one-year freeze in base pay.  The board approved the pact at a special meeting, Monday, June 24.&nbs More...

New Parking Lot, Sidewalk At North Pointe Park?

The Village of Archbold will look into building a paved parking area and sidewalk at North Pointe Park.  The issue was brought up during the Monday, June 17, Archbold Village Council meeting.  Dan Neff, 325 Primrose Lane, attended the meeti More...

Black Swamp Benefit Nets $100,000-Plus

Verle Short, treasurer of the Black Swamp Benefit, said Tuesday that benefit officials expect revenue from the event to be “in the neighborhood of $110,000 to $112,000, after expenses.  “A number of bills are still coming in,” More...

Cool In The Pool

When the temperature shot up to the 90s, Friday, June 21, area residents turned to the pool to stay cool. Left: Felipe Garcia plays with his daughter, Amaya, 14 months. More...

 

News

Zoning Board Denies Sign Variance To Beck

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals denied a request from Joe Beck, owner of Beck Real Estate Holdings, for an electronic sign.  Beck planned to install the sign on the northeast corner of the Beck Insurance Building, at 120 North Defiance Stre More...

May Unemployment In Fulton Co. Was 7.4%

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimated that for the month of May, unemployment in Fulton County was 7.4%.  That figure is down onehalf of one percentage point (.5%) from the April figure of 7.9%.  While down, the Fulton Co More...

Council Okays Street Contract With ODOT

Archbold Village Council approved a measure to enter into an agreement with the Ohio Department of Transportation to repave South Defiance Street, from the West Barre Road-Lafayette Street intersection to the Brush Creek bridge.  The action came More...

Public Record

Men Sentenced

Sentences for felony-level crimes were handed down against two men in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, June 18:  •James Friess, 30, Toledo; previously pled guilty to theft; on Aug. More...

Maumee Man Gets Two Years

A Maumee man was sentenced Friday, June 14, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court:  •Brian Brooks, 23; entered no contest plea; convicted of felonious assault; on Oct. More...

Prison Sentence Handed Down

A Napoleon man was sentenced to prison in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, June 19:  •Justin Schwable, 28; previously pled guilty to escape; on Nov. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team defeated Pettisville 5-1 and 7-2 in a doubleheader, Tuesday, June 11, at Pettisville.  Micah Bernath was the winning pitcher in the first game. More...

Opinion

New Teacher Contract A Good Deal

Teachers in the Archbold Area School District proved that education of boys and girls is their priority. They agreed to a one-year base pay freeze in their new contract.  More...

Tornado Season Means Be Prepared And Ready To DUCK

Tornado sirens wailed again in Fulton County Sunday evening, set off after an unconfirmed report of a funnel cloud along the Fulton-Henry county line between Wauseon and Delta.  A few minutes later, the National Weather Service issued a severe t More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 18, 2003   More...

Recipe Corner

Minty Lime Cooler

1/2 cup freshly squeezedlime juice1/3 cup sugar1/2 cup packed mint leaves1 (12 ounce) bottle cold sparkling waterLime slices and mint sprigsfor garnish Combine the lime juice, sugar and mint in a blender. Puree until smooth. More...