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Breaking News - 7/16/2013 7:00 PM

Fire Destroys Semi Trailer, Damages Two Others And Building At ConAgra

A fire destroyed one semi trailer, damaged two others, and did some damage to the ConAgra Foods plant in Archbold Saturday night, July 20. More...

Streaks Advance To Jr. Acme State Championship Game

Archbold 11, Anthony Wayne 8

Holding an 11-7 lead entering the bottom of the seventh inning, all that stood between Archbold and the Junior Acme State Championship game was three outs.Anthony Wayne didn't go quietly, though.With one out and the bases loaded, relief pitcher Derek More...

Possible Meth Lab Found In Archbold Home

The remnants of a laboratory that could have been used to make the powerful drug methamphetamine were discovered in the basement of an Archbold home, Friday, July 5.  Police were called to 408 South Lincoln Street about 4:30 pm that day.  More...

Stage Veterans Praise Archbold Community Theatre

It’s easy to take things for granted... More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Janice Kay Thompson

Janice Kay Thompson, 62, of Defiance, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013, from results of an auto accident in Defiance County.  She was born on March 15, 1951, to Edwin Melvin & Mildred Lucille (Sickmiller) Franz in Henry County, Ohio.&n More...

James L. “Jim” Davis, Sr.

James L. More...

Jonelle P. Dunn

Jonelle P. Dunn, 86, formerly of Archbold, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Suttons Bay, Mich.  She was born on Aug. 28, 1926, in Tyrone, Pa., to Paul and Ada Phillips.  She married William F. More...

People

Grimes Celebrate 45th Anniversary

Larry and Carol Grime are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary.  Larry Grime and Carol Schnitkey were married July 20, 1968, at St. More...

Graduates From Basic Training

Larissa L. More...

Ribbon Cut At The Marketplace

The ribbon was cut Monday, July 8, for the opening of The Marketplace at Knierim Hall, offering gifts, collectibles, specialty foods and art from local artisans and vendors. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, song leader; Roger Johnson, worship leader. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

July 9: Jennifer and Scott Bonier, Wauseon, boy; Megan Stites, Fayette, boy.  July 10: Brook Puricelli, Toledo, boy.   More...

Organizations

German Lutheran Heritage   German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, corner of US 6 and St. Rt. 66, rural Stryker. More...

Breaking News - 7/16/2013 7:00 PM

Second Possible Meth Lab Found In Archbold

            A manufactured home in the Colony Meadows Trailer Court is the site of the second possible methamphetamine lab found in the Village of Archbold.   More...

Breaking News - 7/16/2013 7:00 PM

Woman Being Held After Shooting

Candis J. More...

Streaks Beat Coldwater In Junior Acme State Baseball Tournament

Archbold 2, Coldwater 0

With both teams scoreless going into the seventh inning, Archbold scored two runs in the top of the inning and defeated Coldwater 2-0, Saturday, July 20, in the 2013 Junior Acme State Tournament at Bryan. More...

Grisier’s Persians Are The Cat’s Meow

Sabrina Grisier, Archbold, enjoys spending evenings hanging out with the girls.  In this case, however, the girls are her Persian cats, which she shows and breeds.  Sabrina currently has four Persians:  •Kelameg Truffles Miracle o More...

North Pointe Park Topic At Council

Archbold Village Council asked for a proposal for a sidewalk from the end of St. More...

Pay Freezes Approved At Pettisville Schools

The Pettisville School Board approved a freeze in salaries for administrative and support staff for the coming school year at a Friday, July 12 meeting.  If the pay schedule calls for incremental increases for years of service or additional educ More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Accepts Athletic Field Bid Of $494,800

The Pettisville School Board accepted a bid of $494,800 for construction of athletic fields, Friday, July 12.  The board took the action during its July meeting, held at 7 am.  The athletic fields will be built on property the district owns More...

Council Okays Bids For Video Traffic Signals

Archbold Village Council approved the $63,260 bid of Perram Electric, Wadsworth, for installation of new videodetection traffic signals at three intersections at its Monday, July 15 meeting. More...

ACT's Shrek For Young And Old

Sometimes when a story moves from one performance venue to another, it falls flat on its face.  For example, when a book is adapted to become a movie, devotees of the book will often complain it was better.  Taking the animated movie charac More...

Public Record

Undetected Fire Does $23,000 In Damage

An undetected fire apparently burned itself out after doing $23,000 damage to an Archbold apartment sometime last week.  Archbold police and firefighters were called to the apartment of Jessica Bixler, 23, at about 9:15 am, Thursday, July 11.&nb More...

Coroner Awaits Autopsy Results

Rick Yoder, Fulton County coroner, said Monday he is waiting on autopsy results before issuing a ruling in the death of 41-year-old Kevin R. More...

Police Look Into Alleged Sex Crime

Archbold police are inves- tigating a possible sexual imposition case that occurred at Northwest Products, Friday, June 28.  An official of the Williams County Board of Developmental Disabilities told police about the incident, which involved an More...

Sports

Junior Acme Baseball

The Archbold Junior Acme team earned a berth in the state tournament by finishing as runners-up in the North regional tournament at Archbold, Sunday, July 14.  The Streaks won the sectional/ district championship with 5-3 and 11-10 victories ove More...

Opinion

Archbold Blessed With Excellent Emergency Services

As we go about our daily lives, we forget to count the blessings we enjoy as residents of Archbold. More...

Legislators Play State Tax Shell Game

When Fulton County commissioners wanted to increase their share of the sales tax, they held a series of public hearings over several weeks, to inform the public and allow public comment.  Apparently, not so with state government. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 9, 2003   Betty Young, Columbus, was chosen president of Northwest State Community College. She is the fifth president and the first woman to serve the position. Her salary will be $115,000.  More...