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Commissioners: No Talk Of Saving Non-Emergency Ambulance Service

Fulton County commissioners never considered attempting to save the county non-emergency patient transport service before voting to end the service in December 2013.  The service used an ambulance and emergency medical technicians to transport p More...

Flu Numbers Down So Far This Season

The flu bug doesn’t seem to be biting as hard in Fulton County this season.  Information from the Fulton County Health Department shows that the number of cases of influenza, or “influenza-like illness,” are down in 2013-14 com More...

H1N1 Flu Claims Henry County Woman's Life

Julie Lauf, director of nursing for the Henry County Health Department, said Tuesday a 47-year-old Henry County woman has died from the flu.  Lauf said the woman, who tested positive for the H1N1 flu virus, had underlying health conditions.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Juanita Nies

Juanita Reed Nies, 92, passed away peacefully to be with our Lord on Jan. More...

Public Record

Man Charged With Jan. 12 Rape

Bryan Michael Gimmey, 21, Erie, Mich., has been charged by Archbold police with rape, a first- degree felony. Few details are available, but the police report states the alleged incident occurred between 2 and 2:30 am, Sunday, Jan. More...

Woman Jumps From Window To Avoid Capture By Police

An Archbold police report indicated Rebecca Anne Krueger, also known as Lexi A. Hart, 20, East Gardens, jumped from a second-story window at the apartment complex, apparently to avoid capture.  More...

Local Man Arrested, Juvenile Incarcerated

Archbold police arrested a man on a charge of domestic violence and incarcerated a juvenile in two separate incidents recently.  Derek T. Rohda, 24, Archbold, was arrested at his residence in the East Garden Apartments at 11 pm, Saturday, Jan. More...

Sports

Archbold Claims Chuck Forward Duals Title

Archbold hosted the 25th Chuck Forward Duals wrestling championship, Saturday, Jan. More...

Blue Streak Girls Raise NWOAL Record To 6-0

The Archbold girls basketball team, ranked fourth in Division III by the Associated Press, raised its record to 13-1, 6-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with two league victories in the Thunderdome last week.  The Streaks jumped out to an More...

Tigers, Patriots, And Pirates Fall To Streaks

The Archbold boys basketball team played three games last week and came out on top every time to raise its record to 10-3.  Playing two non-league opponents and one Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest, the Streaks picked up a 55-29 league win More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Dan Borton, sanctity of life spotlight; scripture/ prayer, Psalm 8:2-4; Message, “Long Term,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Annual Archbold Breakfast In Fla.

Archbold and former Archbold residents in the Bradenton, Fla. area will gather for the annual Archbold Breakfast at 9 am, Monday, Feb. 24, at the Christian Retreat Cafeteria, Bradenton, Fla.   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 9: Cynthia & Joshua Clark, Archbold, girl.  Jan. 10: Shayn Rigdon, Fayette, girl; Lyndsie & Joshua Allen, Delta, boy.  Jan. 11: Tosha Coopman, Wauseon, boy.  Jan. More...

Breaking News - 1/21/2014 7:00 PM

WIND CHILL WARNING - Free Access

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS INTO WEDNESDAY More...

Breaking News - 1/21/2014 7:00 PM

CANCELLATIONS/POSTPONEMENTS - Free Access

The Pettisville girls basketball game at Holgate and home boys basketball game against Liberty Center scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 28, have been cancelled. More...

Breaking News - 1/21/2014 7:00 PM

FULTON COUNTY DROPS TO LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY - Free Access

Fulton County dropped to a Level 1 Snow Emergency as of 11:38 am, Tuesday, Jan. 28. More...

Sauder Selected As New Paramedic

Archbold Village Council approved the appointment of Andrew R. Sauder to be a full-time paramedic with the staff of ALS-1 during its Monday, Jan. More...

 

News

Krebs To Lead Library Levy Campaign

Terri Krebs, a member of the Archbold Community Library Board since 2012, will lead the campaign for a renewal of the library property tax levy.  The levy will go before voters at the May 6 spring primary election.  All voters in the Archbo More...

Toledo Firm Wins South Defiance Street Paving Project Bid

Archbold Village Council selected B&J Concrete & Construction, Toledo, as the winning bidder for the South Defiance Street paving project.  Council voted to accept the bid of $562,562.50 during its Monday, Jan. More...

Archbold School Officials To Hear From OSFC

Officials from the Archbold Area School District will hear a presentation from the Ohio School Facilities Commission. That’s what Aaron Rex, superintendent, told the school board during its Monday Jan. 13 meeting. More...

People

Essay Contest Winners

Three Archbold eighth grade students have been selected as finalists in the Elks Americanism Essay Contest. More...

Honor Student

Carley Wyse, AHS ‘12, daughter of Mike and Julia, was named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall term at Hesston (Kan.) College.  Students must earn at least a 3.9 gpa to qualify.   More...

AHS Class Of ‘73 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1973 enjoyed an evening of food, fun, and nostalgia last October at Northwest State Community College for its 40th reunion. More...

Opinion

Drug Testing Requires Careful Consideration

The idea of testing Archbold High School students in extracurricular activities for illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco is one that deserves careful consideration.   There are many factors in favor of testing.   More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

The worst storm in the history of Archbold, the Blizzard of 1978, struck Jan. 25 and lasted for four days. A total of 21 3/4 inches of snow fell over those four days, with wins of up to 70 mph. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004   Phil Rich, who served on the Archbold Community Library Board 14 years, was honored at its Monday, Jan. 26 meeting. The last three years he was board secretary.  More...