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Blowing Off Steam

This antique steam tractor was blowing off a huge cloud of steam while waiting in line for the Saturday night, June 29 parade at the annual reunion of the National Threshers Association. More...

Lions Club Shelter At Woodland Park Dedicated

Members of the Archbold police and fire departments were treated to a steak dinner, Thursday, June 6, by the Archbold Lions Club. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Joyce M. Kramer

Joyce M. Kramer, age 83, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, July 2, 2013, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Her first job was to serve as a secretary to Judge Newcomer in Bryan. More...

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...

Mildred L. Smith

Mildred L. More...

People

Earn Degrees

Several Archbold residents received degrees during commencement exercises, Saturday, May 18, at Taylor University, Upland, Ind.:  Alyssa Beck, Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting;   Bethany Rupp, Bachelor of Science degree in social work; More...

Honor Students

Alyssa Schaub, AHS ‘11, daughter of David and Denise, was named to the dean's list for spring semester at The University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Mich.  Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA to qualify.  -----  Several area stu More...

Beck Named Fairlawn Resident Of The Month

Darlene Beck is the July Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  Born to Marcus and Gloria (Young) Beech in Toledo, she grew up in West Unity and had three brothers. She graduated from Stryker High School.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Why Pray?” Roger Johnson.  Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

June 21: Katie & Mike Whiteman, Archbold, boy; Chandra Wagner, Wauseon, boy.  June 22: Amy & Delmos Rogers, Bryan, boy.  June 23: Andrea & Philip Miller, Wauseon, girl.  June 25: Molly & Jordon Merrill, Archbold, girl; More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 8-12

MONDAY: fish sandwich, hash brown casserole, steamed broccoli, dark sweet cherries.  TUESDAY: baked chicken, savory bread dressing, mixed vegetables, iced cake.  WEDNESDAY: corn chowder, turkey sandwich, cucumber salad, sunshine salad.  More...

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

Village Plans Stryker Street Sidewalk

Appoints APD Officer

Archbold Village Council approved design and bidding documents for a Stryker Street sidewalk, and elevated an Archbold police officer from part-time to full-time at its Monday, July 1 meeting. More...

Carp Festival Moved To Saturday, Sept. 28, Joins Chili Cook-Off

It's not the end of Carp Fest. More...

Sales, Property Taxes Go Up, Income Tax Goes Down In New State Budget

You will pay more when you purchase items on which you pay sales tax, and property tax levies and renewals will be more expensive. But your state income tax bill will go down. More...

Archbold Schools Get Additional State Aid; No Increase For Pettisville Schools

The Archbold Area School District will get additional state aid totaling 16.75% over the next two years, because of the new State of Ohio budget.  But Pettisville Schools, with a falling enrollment, will get no increase in state funding.  I More...

Bus Purchase Okayed By Pettisville School Board

The Pettisville School Board agreed to trade two old school buses and more than $78,000 in cash for a new bus at a special meeting, Wednesday, June 26.  The primary reason for the special session was to approve the bus bid so the vehicle could b More...

 

News

Expect Lower Wind Turbine Power Output In Summer

Everyone should count on fairly significant decreases in the amount of electricity produced by the Archbold and Pettisville wind turbines during the summer months, said Aaron Godwin, wind energy consultant.  “There just isn’t as much More...

Farmers Markets Underway

Valerie Kinsman, a vendor at the Archbold Farmers Market, completes a transaction with Lois Lockman, Archbold, Thursday, June 27. More...

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Center Construction Continues

Work continues on the new 12-bedroom Fairlawn Haven rehabilitation center, where persons will stay for a short period of time to rehabilitate from illness, surgery, or other medical situations. More...

Public Record

Residence Ransacked

Nicholas C. Johnson, 28, Colony Meadows, told Archbold police on Monday, June 24, his residence had been ransacked.  Johnson said two persons had broken in the residence and damaged several things; some of the interior walls were written on. More...

Pickups Collide

Two pickup trucks collided at the intersection of Co. Rds. More...

Archbold Police Log

June 21   11:55 am: Citation to John Cook, 58, Sylvania, for crossing railroad tracks while lights and gates were activated.  4:10 pm: Citation to Melanie Nofziger, 35, Styrker, speeding, 200 block Lafayette St.  5 pm: Loose dog, 300 b More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team was 11-4 entering sectional tournament play after two losses and a win last week.  Archbold lost to Ayersville 4-1, Friday, June 21. More...

Opinion

Service Clubs Serve Community

As we celebrate the independence of our country this Fourth of July, it’s important to think about the many blessings Archbold can celebrate. Two of the most important blessings are the Archbold Lions and Rotary service clubs. More...

Letter To The Editor

The Buckeye headline “Full of Hot Air” about the balloon ride might better have been placed with the article containing the excuses for blowing the countywide tornado siren when there were blue skies over Archbold and the unconfirmed thre More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 25, 2003   Andrew Ball, 7, appears in a photo fishing in the Fishing Derby at the reservoir. Jackson Waidelich, 6, displays a one-pound 17 1/2- inch catfish, caught using a worm.  More...