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Breaking News - 2/25/2014 7:00 PM

DIVISION III DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL

Archbold Wins District Title

Archbold won its third straight Division III district championship with a 50-40 victory over Delta, Saturday, March 1, at Anthony Wayne High School. More...

On To State!

Above: Kenny Price celebrates after winning the 138-lb. weight class at the Division III district wrestling meet, Saturday, Feb. 22, at Bowling Green State University. More...

Extend School Day By 30 Minutes?

Students in Archbold schools could find themselves reporting 10 minutes earlier in the morning and staying 20 minutes later in the afternoon.  The goal is to reduce the number of days the district needs to make up to offset the 15 days lost due More...

Animal Day At Pettisville

Haiden Beck, left, and her cousin, Carter Beck, 4, both of rural Pettisville, saw a Holstein heifer calf up close during Pettisville FFA Animal Day at the PHS ag shop, Friday, Feb. 21. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

R. Duane Eash

R. Duane Eash, age 75 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday night, Feb. More...

Shirley Ann Lersch

Shirley Ann Lersch, age 77, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, Feb. 18, 2014, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.  Prior to her retirement, she had been an elementary and junior high school teacher for many years. More...

Kenneth W. Drittler

Kenneth W. Drittler, age 75, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, Feb. More...

Sports

Next Stop... The Schott!

Price Wins District Title; Jaramillo 2nd; Day 3rd; Parsley 4th

Nine AHS wrestlers took to the mats, Friday and Saturday, February 21-22, at Bowling Green State University for the Division III district tournament. More...

Five Streak Wrestlers Compete At District Tournament But Fail To Advance To State

The seasons of five Archbold wrestlers came to an end at the Division III district tournament, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, at Bowling Green State University.  Elijah Alvarado (113 pounds), a freshman, went 1-2. More...

Delta Wins District Wrestling Title, Streaks Fourth

Delta once again ran away from the pack to win the Division III district wrestling championship, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, with 280.5 points.  Norwalk St. More...

Breaking News - 2/25/2014 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL

Pettisville 42, North Central 40 OT

Korben Rychener grabbed a loose ball and had yet another "Senior Moment," hitting nothing but net to give Pettisville a 42-40 overtime victory over North Central, Friday, Feb. 28, to win a Division IV sectional championship at Bryan. More...

Breaking News - 2/25/2014 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL

Ayersville 53, Pettisville 48

Down 24-14 at the half, Pettisville came back to take a 37-35 lead with 1:08 left in the third, but the Ayersville Pilots prevailed 53-48 to win a Div. IV district girls basketball semifinal, Thursday, Feb. 27, at Archbold.  More...

Breaking News - 2/25/2014 7:00 PM

Longer School Days Start Monday, March 3

Longer days for students in the Archbold Area School District start Monday, March 3, Aaron Rex, school district superintendent said.School will start 10 minutes earlier in the morning, and end 20 minutes later in the afternoon.Archbold Middle School More...

Breaking News - 2/25/2014 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL

Archbold 49, Swanton 41

Archbold won a Division III sectional championship with a 49-41 win over Swanton, Friday, Feb. 28, at Wauseon. More...

St. Rt. 66

Archbold Retailer Calls Move "A Death Sentence For Downtown Businesses"

Relocating St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24, will have a negative impact on community businesses, create a dangerous situation for motorists, and cause inconvenience to farmers and homeowners along Co. Rd. 24.  More...

Archbold Parents Support Drug Testing

More than 90% of Archbold High School parents who responded to a survey were in favor of drug testing of students participating in athletics or other extracurricular events.  Aaron Rex, district superintendent, said surveys were sent to all pare More...

 

News

Boys Soccer To Become AHS School Sport In '16

Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said boys soccer will become a school sport in 2016.  In 2009, proponents of making boys soccer a school sport asked the board to sanction the sport, which allowed the team to participate More...

Archbold Sues Ruralogic

A suit has been filed on behalf of the Village of Archbold Community Improvement Corporation, demanding repayment of almost $450,000 from an economic development loan made to Ruralogic.  More...

Phelps Not Thinking About Fonda’s Portrayal In “On Golden Pond”

Bill Phelps, Archbold, said he isn’t even thinking that he’s taking on an acting job made famous by one of Hollywood’s most popular leading men.  Phelps is cast as Norman Thayer in the stage version of “On Golden Pond,&rd More...

Public Record

Feb. 16 Fire Sends Three To Hospital

Three persons were treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center as the result of a Sunday morning, Feb. More...

Vehicles Vandalized

There were two reports of vehicles vandalized filed with Archbold police recently.  More...

Two Arrested On Alcohol Charges

A call to report a fight at East Gardens resulted in two arrests on alcohol-related charges, an Archbold police report states.  Officers were called to the 700 building in the apartment complex at 3:11 am, Saturday, Feb. More...

Opinion

An Anniversary Passes Quietly

An important date in American history passed quietly, Sunday, Feb. 23. There were no TV specials, no parades, no speeches to mark its passing.   Sunday was the 69th anniversary of the raising of the American flag over the island of Iwo Jima. More...

Letter To The Editor

On February 13, my wife and I, along with approximately 50 other residents, business owners, and elected officials attended the public hearing of the Rd. 24 and St. Rt. 66 project.  More...

Letter To The Editor

In the next few years, the Archbold downtown merchants must figure out a set of strategies to not only survive but also endure and grow.  The time to develop these plans is now. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Faith Alone,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Feb. 13: Kurstin Sutton, Wauseon, boy.  Feb. 14: Alysa Smith-Stevens, Wauseon, boy.  Feb. 15: Morgan Hawes, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 16: Lana & Spencer Johnson, Archbold, girl.  Feb. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education   Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, March 3, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Greg Labarge, phosphorus management.  Senior Center   More...