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Butterfly Garden At Elementary Honors Maddy Lambert

There is now a revitalized butterfly garden near Archbold Elementary School in memory of Maddy Lambert.  The garden was funded by donations from the Class of 2021 and an anonymous donor.  Maddy, daughter of Russ Lambert, an Archbold elemen More...

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Obituaries

Larry Bourquin

Larry Blair Bourquin, 80, of Julian, N.C., died on Oct. 4, 2013. Graveside funeral services will be held at the Johnson Cemetery, rural Archbold, on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. More...

Lois Ann Hartman

Goshen, Ind. – Lois Ann Hartman, 78, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Greencroft Goshen Nursing Home.  She was born Dec. More...

Carolyn R. Gisel

Carolyn R. Gisel, age 75 years, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, Sept. More...

People

Sauders Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Sauder, Archbold, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 4, 2013.  Maynard Sauder and Carolyn Yoder were married Oct. 4, 1953 at South Union Mennonite Church, West Liberty, by Rev. More...

Thatcher Dives In National Championships

Cameron Thatcher, 15, grandson of Maryann Thatcher, Archbold, had a successful summer diving season, qualifying for both the Junior National Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., and the Senior National Championships in Iowa City, Iowa.  At Junio More...

Honor Students

Paige Rone, Archbold, and Casey Johnson, Fayette, were named to the honor’s list for the summer semester at Mercy College of Ohio, Toledo. Students must earn at least a 3.3 gpa and be enrolled for 6-11 credit hours to qualify. More...

Opinion

Carp Fest Fall Fest A Success

Many questioned the merging of the Carp Festival with a Fall Festival and the Chili Cook-Off. Several festival leaders wondered if it could work.   Well, Saturday answered the question. More...

Wisdom And Zoning

King Solomon, who ruled the Kingdom of Israel beginning about 971 B.C., was known for several things, but mostly for his wisdom.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003   Council will widen South Defiance Street to three lanes, with curbs and gutters all the way from the Brush Creek Bridge to the Fulton-Henry County line.   More...

Breaking News - 10/1/2013 7:00 PM

Man Killed In Sunday Crash

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a Sunday, Oct. 6 crash between a truck and a motorcycle that claimed the life of a Swanton man. More...

Dog Park In Woodland Park?

Archbold dogs could have a place to play when off their leashes, because the Archbold Park Board is considering creating a dog park.  The board discussed the possibility of building a fenced area where dogs could play in Woodland Park at its Wed More...

Carp Fest Fall Fest Fun For All Ages

“I thought it went wonderful,” Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said of the Carp Fest Fall Fest featuring a chili cook-off, Saturday, Sept. More...

Schoenhals Is National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Peter Schoenhals, an Archbold High School senior, was notified last month he is a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship competition.  The National Merit Scholarship Corporation website states each year, about 1.5 million students in the More...

 

News

2013 AHS Homecoming Court

Jay Miller, Homecoming king, and Marli Fryman, Homecoming queen. More...

Add Part-Timer To Parks & Rec Staff?

The Archbold Park Board discussed the possibility of adding a part-time employee to assist with programming during its Wednesday, Sept. 25 meeting. More...

School General Fund Appropriations Down

The Archbold Area School Board approved permanent general fund appropriations of $12,528,702 for the 2013-14 school year, down $183,896 or 1.4%, from the year before. Christine Ziegler, fiscal officer, told the board at its Monday, Sept. More...

Public Record

Local Man Sentenced

Logan Brooks, 18, Archbold, was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Thursday, Sept. More...

Police Seek Subject After Stolen Bike Spotted

Archbold police want to get in contact with a subject after a juvenile was spotted riding a stolen bicycle at the Circle K convenience store.  Tony MacDonald, 50, Archbold, told police at 1:45 pm, Saturday, Sept. More...

Subject Triggers Fire Alarm

Randy Beck, rural Pettisville, told police that at 5:40 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 24, an unknown person triggered a fire alarm at his business.  Beck told officers someone entered the north side of the building of White Tiger Products, 502 Jackson St. More...

Sports

Short Qualifies For District Golf

Meridith Short, an AHS junior, qualified as an individual for the Division II girls district golf tournament.  She is believed to be the first AHS female golf player to advance to the district tournament.  Short was one of the top three i More...

Boyers Advances To District Golf Tourney

Kevin Boyers won a threeway tie in a four-hole sudden death playoff at the Division II sectional golf tournament, Thursday, Sept. More...

Archbold Reclaims Streak Spike-Tacular Title

Archbold (7-11) reclaimed the Streak Spike-Tacular title, Saturday, Sept. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, worship leader; “Glorious Christ, Blessed Assurance,” worship team, offertory. Message, “Hold On,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Sept. 19: Jessica Tressler, Delta, girl. Sept. 25: Elani Guyton, Delta, boy.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Harley-Davidson Sales & Service, 862 American Road, Napoleon.  Cancer Support   More...