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Christmas Cheer Distributes To Families In Need Today, Tomorrow

All day today, Wednesday, and tomorrow morning, the miracle that is Fulton County Christmas Cheer is underway again.  Families in need from Fulton County will have the chance to get things to make their lives a little easier and their Christmase More...

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Obituaries

Berneda May Nofziger

Berneda May Nofziger, age 95, of Archbold, passed away on Dec. 6, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, in Archbold where she had resided for six years.  She was born on Feb. More...

Sadie V. Stuckey

Sadie V. Stuckey, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, Dec. 7, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  She was born Aug. 6, 1921, near Gore, Va., the daughter of Russell and May (Brill) Heishman. More...

Joan M. Ballmer

Nov. 7, 1933-Dec. 8, 2013   Joan Marie Ballmer, 80, of rural Fayette, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 8, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold.  She was born Nov. More...

People

Elsass, Schroeder Wed

Ashley P. Elsass and S. Zebb Schroeder exchanged wedding vows, June 21, 2013, at Legare Waring House, Charleston, S.C.   The bride is the daughter of Toby Elsass and Linda Parker, Worthington. More...

Advisors Recognized At Annual 4-H Banquet

The Fulton County 4-H program recently held its annual 4-H Advisor Recognition Banquet.  Advisors who were recognized for their years of service:  Five years: Tracy Blaylock, Amy Carter, Lisa Dickman, Ryan Eberly, Michael Fahrer, Jennifer More...

Kruse, Newkirk To Marry May 31

Amanda Newkirk and  Paul Kruse   Paul and Tonya Newkirk, Whiteland, Ind., and Mike and Pam Kruse, Ridgeville Corners, announce the engagement of their children, Amanda Newkirk and Paul Kruse, both of Carmel, Ind.  More...

Opinion

Do What Is Necessary To Protect Taxpayer Dollars

Viewed in a world of black and white, yes-or-no answers, Archbold officials made a bad investment, and it cost the village about $450,000.   However, the world is not blackand white, not yes-or-no. It’s gray. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003   Headline– Recount Of Votes Returns Morton To Town Council; Two-Vote Lead Holds After Ballots Are Counted By Hand   More...

One Killed In SUV-Semi Crash On US20

Irvin E. Hughes, Jr., 62, Perrysburg, died as a result of injuries he sustained when his SUV collided with a semi at 4:30 pm, Friday, Dec. 13. More...

Ruralogic Job Hopes Turn Into Disappointment

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part examination of Archbold’s involvement with Ruralogic. More...

Jeff Short To Be Inducted Into Baseball Coaches Hall Of Fame

Jeff Short, AHS ‘82, is one of four coaches to be inducted in the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Friday, Jan. More...

 

News

Ruihley Park Pioneer Cabin Coming Down

The Pioneer Cabin, long an icon in Ruihley Park, will be torn down.  Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, announced the news during an Archbold Park Board meeting, Wednesday, Dec. More...

Pettisville School Board Looks To Partner With Chinese High School

The Pettisville School Board has taken the first step in partnering with a high school in China.  The board authorized Steve Switzer, superintendent, to pursue the international partnership as part of a district-operated foreign exchange program More...

“Kids Say The Darndest Things” A Fun Evening

The Archbold Community Theatre production of “Kids Say The Darndest Things” is a long series of quips, comments, puns, gags, and jokes that will make you laugh... More...

Public Record

Two Injured In Head-On Crash

An Archbold man remained hospitalized Monday following a two-vehicle head-on collision on St. Rt. 2 at Co. Rd. 19 about 10:32 pm, Sunday, Dec. More...

Archbold Man Dead After Dec. 3 Crash

Justin Jemuel Arce, 19, Archbold, was pronounced dead at the scene of a singlecar crash near the intersection of Co. Rds. B and 19, Tuesday night, Dec. More...

Oregon Man Dead In Hunting Accident

Jacob Karamol, 21, Oregon, died in a hunting accident Tuesday, Dec. More...

Sports

Vikings, Tigers No Match For AHS

Archbold hosted Northwest Ohio Athletic League season-opening matches, Thursday, Dec. More...

Davison Wins Frickers Duals

Archbold hosted its second annual Frickers Duals wrestling tournament, Friday and Saturday, Dec. More...

Streaks Scratch Cats For Second Victory

Jumping out to a 21-12 first-quarter lead, Archbold (2-0) handed Kalida its first loss of the season, 60- 50, Saturday, Dec. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Organizations

ACT   Auditions for “On Golden Pond,” Tuesday, Dec. 17 and Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners.  Blood Drive   More...

Station Agent

Phil Furnas, Defiance, a volunteer at Sauder Village, plays the role of a railroad station agent during the village Christmas season Lantern Tours, where costumed interpreters lead visitors through the village by lantern light.– photo by David More...