January 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Photos from the New Year's storm

Photos taken Thursday, Jan. 2, by David Pugh More...

Election Records, Hunting Licenses Found Among Old Township Records

Looking through a treasure trove of old German Township records, Tracie Evans, curator of collections for Sauder Village, talked about some of the documents she found: •Business Records. Evans found records of paid bills. More...

Alexandria Has Had A Big Year!

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2013

Alexandria Grace Beck had a big year.  The daughter of Jessica Potts and Jeff Beck, Archbold, the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2013 was big when she was born: 8 pounds, 15 ounces, to be exact. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 18   7:46 pm: Melissa Grime, 38, 500 South St., reported receiving several harassing phone calls; spoke to suspect, advised the person would be charged if calls continued.  Dec. More...

Western District Court News

(Note: In the list of traffic offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second. legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.)   Elisha R. More...

Police Investigate “White Granular” Material

Archbold police are trying to identify a material that was turned in, Monday, Dec. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Slip By Birds 50-48

With the score tied at 48 and seven seconds left on the clock, Cassidy Williams drove the length of the court and sank a layup at the buzzer to give Archbold a 50- 48 non-league victory at Pettisville, Saturday, Dec. More...

Streaks Beat BG 75-51

Jesse Fidler and Hannah Hesterman combined for 37 points to lead Archbold past Bowling Green 75-51, Monday, Dec. More...

Day Claims Title At Medina Tourney

Brian Becher, Archbold head coach, took his four returning state qualifiers and Garrett Grime to the 39th annual Medina Invitational wrestling tournament, dubbed the “Greatest Show in Wrestling,” Friday and Saturday, Dec. More...

Breaking News - 12/31/2013 7:00 PM

One More Bad Day, Weather Service Says

Wauseon Police Release Exposure Victim's Name

A 90-year-old Wauseon woman was found dead outdoors, Monday morning, Jan. More...

Breaking News - 12/31/2013 7:00 PM

FULTON COUNTY DROPS TO A LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY - Free Access

Fulton County has dropped to a level 2 snow emergency as of 1 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 7. More...

WINTER STORM PHOTO GALLERY - Free Access

Photos taken Monday, Jan. 6. More...

German Township Records Restored By Sauder Village

Thousands of Pages of Documents Date Back to 1835

If you had family members that lived in German Township anytime after 1834, chances are Tracie Evans has seen their name, or possibly touched a document that bore their signature.  Evans is the curator of collections at Sauder Village. More...

Old Law Stops Non-Emergency Medical Transports

The state law that prohibits counties with a population of more than 40,000 people from operating a non-emergency medical transport services has been on the books for years.  That’s what Randy Gardner, state senator, told this newspaper Mo More...

New Curb-And-Gutter Streets Set For E. Mechanic, North, West, Middle, And South Lincoln Streets

Village officials have scheduled a two-year street reconstruction project in the southeast corner of Archbold that will finish the installation of curb-and-gutter streets in that neighborhood.  Dennis Howell, village administrator, said the pro More...

 

Obituaries

Barbara Beck

Barbara “Bobbi” Beck, 67, of Coldwater Lake, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.A gathering of friends and family will be held on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, from 3 p.m.–7 p.m. More...

Ray Jacob Kinsey

Ray Jacob Kinsey, 78, of Archbold, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. More...

Clara I. Garza

Clara I. Garza, age 73 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday evening, Dec. 27, 2013, in her home surrounded by her family.  She was born Sept. More...

Opinion

Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014

The year 2014 brings promises of a new year on a clean sheet of paper.   Year 2013 slips past to join the triumphs and tragedies of history books. More...

Pleased And Proud

We are pleased with, and proud of, the youngsters of the Archbold Area School District after news of their generosity to those less fortunate came out. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004   Jim Wyse, mayor, appointed Bruce Lauber, a German Township trustee, to the Archbold Development Committee. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

United Methodist   Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Cindy Rose, liturgist; Larry Beck, organist; Tom Ehrman and Kelli Ehrman-Short, oboe, special music; Message, “The Song of Simeon: A Glimpse of What’s To Come,” David Davi More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Dec.17: Megan & Jamison Wyse, Archbold, boy.  Dec. 20: Megan & Toby Spengler, Wauseon, girl.  Dec. 22: Sybil & Cory Richardson, Archbold, girl.   More...

Organizations

NAMI  National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.   Senior Center  More...