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Obituaries

Mildred Bell Shannon

Mildred Bell Shannon, 97 years, of West Unity, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, at The Inns & Villas at Fountain Park, where she was a resident.  Mildred was born Feb. More...

Fonda S. Williamson Grisier

Fonda S. Williamson Grisier, 41 years, of Stryker, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Fonda was born Feb. More...

Donna A. Mason

Donna A. Mason, 90, of Hillsdale, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at Drew's Country Living in Hillsdale.  She was born Jan. 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Charles and Maude E. More...

People

Honor Student

Tyson Lersch and Lyndsey Rupp, both of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Opinion

Rupp Rehab Neighborhood Wows Visitors

Fairlawn Haven opened the doors and introduced the new Rupp Rehabilitation Neighborhood at an open house, Sunday, March 16, and it certainly impressed everyone. More...

State Legislators Tardy

The Ohio General Assembly– the State House of Representatives and the State Senate– have approved a new law to help school districts cope with the effects of what has been the most difficult winter in recent memory.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2004   The Norfolk Southern Railroad wrapped up a rail replacement project on the north side of the main track that bisects Archbold.   More...

150-250 Jobs To Be Created In Archbold

Sauder Woodworking Inks Deal With IKEA

Sauder Woodworking and IKEA, a worldwide home furnishings retailer, announced a new contract that will mean at least 150, and possibly as many as 250, new jobs in Archbold over five years.  More...

Spengler Field To Get New Bleachers

Aaron Rex, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, said the school board will consider bids submitted for new bleachers at Spengler Field at the board’s April meeting.  More...

Many Hands Make Friendship Days Quilt

When Mindy Borer, a Pettisville native, decided to take on her first big quilt, she tackled a big job. As chairman of the Pettisville Friendship Days quilt project, she designed the quilt that will be raffled off at this year’s event. More...

 

News

Library Goes To AHS Art Students For Logo

The Archbold Community Library will turn to Archbold High School art students for a new library logo.  That was the consensus decision during the Wednesday, March 19 meeting of the Library Board.  Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, said More...

Raises Money For St. Baldrick's

Judy Nofziger shaved her head in honor of two local children that lost the battle to cancer, Maddie Lambert, Archbold, and Kellen Keiser, Fayette, and her cousin, Beth Neuenschwander, who lost her battle last year. More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H club held its second meeting, Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.  Election of club officers is at the March 27 meeting. More...

Public Record

Man Arrested On Domestic Charge

Jerod R. Yedica, 24, 100 West Barre Road, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence following an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, March 17.  More...

Grand Jury Indicts 17 Persons

The Futon County Grand Jury handed down indictments against 17 individuals, Monday, March 17:  More...

Police Stop Juvenile On Probation Issue

Archbold police released a juvenile to the custody of a parent after observing an apparent probation violation, a police report states.  The report states the offi- cer was on patrol at 7:07 pm, Tuesday, March 18, when he "observed a juvenile, w More...

Sports

Archbold Track Ready To Run

It may not feel like it yet, but the track season opens Saturday, March 29, at the Napoleon Early Bird Invitational.  Dina Gladieux, in her fourth year at the helm of the Archbold track teams, is very excited about the season.  “One More...

Eight Return For Pettisville Baseball

“We have a solid core of returning lettermen, which will allow us to compete in all our games,” said Paul Bishop, Pettisville head baseball coach, of his eight letterwinners who are back for the 2014 season.  The Birds finished last More...

AHS Softball Returns 12 Letterwinners

The Archbold softball team welcomes back 12 letterwinners for Joe Frank, head coach.  Frank has spent the last 12 years at the helm of the Blue and Gold and looks to the letterwinners to take the Streaks to the next level.  Archbold finishe More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; ministry spotlight; testimony; “Oh The Deep Deep Love,” “It Is Well.” Message, “Grieve; When Things Aren’t As They Should Be More...

Top 25 Bible Quizzers

At the end of the 2014 Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz season, 26 quizzers made the “Top 25” list. One special feature this year was that the group included at least one quizzer from each of the 10 participating churches.  More...

Bible Quiz Tourney

Nine area teams traveled out to Lancaster, Pa., for the annual Bible Quiz Invitational Tournament, March 22-23. It included 70 teams from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. More...