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Crystal Bottling Works Bottled Water, Soft Drinks In Archbold

David and Deborah Layman, Fayette, picked up a little bit of Archbold history at an auction in Neapolis last summer.  Deborah bought a case of old bottles... More...

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Obituaries

Stephen W. Rupp

Stephen W. Rupp, of Wauseon, passed away Monday, March 3, at the age of 70.  Steve was born in Wauseon on Dec. 9, 1943, to Orville and Doris ( Lawrence) Rupp, both of whom have preceded him in death.  On Aug. More...

Martha A. Traxler

Martha A. Traxler, age 67, of West Unity, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2014, at Community Health Care Professionals Inpatient Hospice in Defi- ance with her loving family by her side.  She was born in Akron on Sept. More...

Sports

Africentric Wears Down Streaks, Advances To State Tournament

A trio of Blue Streaks scored in double figures, but it wasn’t enough as Columbus Africentric Early College (23-3) makes its sixth trip to the state tournament with a 57-42 win over Archbold (23- 3) in the Division III regional girls basketball More...

AHS Girls Shoot Down Eagles In Regional Semifinal

Down by four at the half after hitting only one shot in the second quarter, Archbold outscored Liberty-Benton 24-16 in the second half for a 37-33 Division III regional semifinal girls basketball victory, Tuesday, March 4, at Ohio Northern University More...

OG Tops Streaks In District Semifinal

A sea of Blue and Gold filled the Stroh Center at Bowling Green State University, Thursday, March 6, when Archbold and Ottawa- Glandorf squared off in a Division III district boys basketball semifinal.  Looking to avenge a regular season loss, t More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: ministry spotlight: Life Change Camp in Missouri, Doug Ball; Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The Power of Love,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Feb. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education   Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education, Monday, March 17, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Ed Crawford, ODNR.  Ability Center   More...

Archbold ConAgra Losing Chef Boyardee Production To Pa.

The Archbold ConAgra plant will lose a portion of its business, as corporate officials have decided to move some production to Pennsylvania.  More...

Streaks Fall In Regional Final

Top: An emotional Brian Ziegler, AHS head girls basketball coach, consoles seniors Cassidy Wyse, left, and Jesse Fidler after the Streaks lost to Columbus Africentric 57-42 in the Division III regional final, Saturday, March 8. More...

 

News

Pettisville Students Receive Top Science Competition Awards

Pettisville junior high and high school students earned several major awards in recent local, regional and district science fair competitions.  At the local level, Pettisville held its annual science fair, Saturday, Feb. 15.  More...

Pettisville School Board Names Exchange Director

Pam Reid, a retired teacher from the Tinora school district, was picked to run the exchange program between Pettisville and Yiling High School in Yichang City, Hubei Province, China.  The Pettisville school board approved the decision at its Mon More...

PHS Award Winners

Pettisville students who earned awards in the Scholastic, Inc.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 28   4:55 pm: Citation to Todd Keefer, 39, Fayette, driving while license suspended, 200 block Frey Rd.  7:54 pm: Citation to Tara Banister, 28, Archbld, driving while license suspended, 1900 block S. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Feb. 14   1:40 pm: 200 block West Barre Rd., injury, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  9:10 pm: 400 block Cole St., medical, transported to FCHC.  Feb. 15   7:18 pm: 100 block N. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Feb. 16   5:06 am: Colony Meadows Trailer Court, lot 6, structure fire; property owner: Tamera Beach; cause: plastic containers falling into oven; damage: owner estimated at $7,000 to $11,500.  Feb. More...

Opinion

Did You Forget?

Without a doubt, more than a few persons were late to church Sunday morning because they forgot to reset their clocks to Daylight Savings Time.   The idea of changing time to harmonize with sunlight dates back to the Romans. More...

Old Photo Corner

OLD PHOTO CORNER: Pupils gather near the former Archbold grade school on Holland Street many, many years ago.– Archbold Buckeye file photo More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2004   Improvements on South Defiance Street will cost $2,662,197.50. The contract is for 255 days with completion by Dec. 15.   More...