April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

More Work To Come On South Defiance Street

The roadwork at the intersection of South Defiance Street-West Barre Road-Lafayette Street is just the first part of a project in which South Defiance Street will be repaved from the intersection to the Brush Creek bridge.  More...

Tax Credit Okayed For Sauder Woodworking

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a tax credit that could be worth more than $478,000 for Sauder Woodworking, Monday, April 28.  The credit is part of an overall contract negotiated between the local company and IKEA, a worldwide home furni More...

Quilt Show This Week

Sauder Village employees and volunteers were hard at work, Monday, April 28, in preparation for the 38th annual quilt show. On the scaffold, from left, are Peg Short and Peg Rufenacht, while working from the floor are Linda Stuckey and Suzie Rupp. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Donna May Goehmann, 98, Archbold and formerly of Harsens Island, Mich., died April 26, 2014. Survivors include four children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Lowell W. Thomas, 85, Bryan and formerly of Archbold, died April 25, 2014. More...

Harold “Tony” Burkholder

Harold “Tony” Burkholder, age 80, of Wauseon, passed away early Friday, April 25, 2014, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. More...

Gene F. Detterer

Gene F. Detterer, 75 of Archbold, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Mercy St. Vincent Hospital, Toledo. Gene was born on Jan. 30, 1939, in Ridgeville Township to the late Edward & Edna (Helberg) Detterer. On Feb. More...

Sports

Streak Softball Wins Four, Moves To 17-1

The Archbold softball team, ranked fourth in Division III by the Ohio Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, won two Northwest Ohio Athletic League contests and a pair of nonleague contests last week.  AHS defeated Wauseon 5-4 while shutting ou More...

Archbold Completes Full Week On Diamond

The Streaks picked up four wins on the baseball diamond last week, defeating Stryker, Hicksville, and Holgate in non-league action and Montpelier in Northwest Ohio Athletic League play.  The Blue and Gold lost to Wauseon in NWOAL play.  The More...

AHS Boys Win Dillers, Girls 2nd

The Archbold boys track team recorded five wins on its way to winning the Diller Track & Field Invitational, Saturday, April 26, at Ayersville.  Levi Wyse swept the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter dashes. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Contentment: When Enough Is Enough,” Dr. Joseph M. Stowell, president, Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Mich. More...

Births

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Isaac Dahl Named Ministry Assistant

Isaac Dahl, Archbold, son of Vern and Bette, will be one of 12 ministry assistants for the 2014-15 academic year at Hesston (Kan.) College.  Ministry assistants are sophomores who are chosen by a competitive application and interview process to More...

Breaking News - 4/29/2014 7:00 PM

Deputies Cited 52 In Suspect Cockfighting Operation

Roy Miller,  Fulton County Sheriff, announced FCSD deputies issued citations to 52 persons, and confiscated 72 live roosters, after discovering a suspected cockfighting operation late Sunday morning.  More...

Breaking News - 4/29/2014 7:00 PM

Library, Senior Center, Township Levies Pass

    Voters in the Archbold area in Fulton and Henry counties were in a generous mood during the Tuesday, May 6 primary election, handily passing the three property tax levies put before them.    The Archbold Community Li More...

Gonzales Indicted In Meth Cases

A second man has been indicted in connection with two clandestine meth labs discovered in Archbold last year.  The Fulton CountyGrand Jury convened Monday, April 21, and returned a four-count indictment against Jason A. Gonzales, 27, Archbold. More...

Wheat Crop Suffered Over Harsh Winter

Eric Richer, Fulton County agriculture extension agent, said this year’s wheat crop suffered higher than usual winter kill, and more acres will be destroyed rather than harvested.  “I think the wheat in the county is quite variable. More...

 

News

Superior Ratings Go To 12 Middle School Musicians

Twelve Archbold Middle School band members received Superior ratings in the Ohio Music Education Association District I Junior High Solo and Ensemble Contest at Defiance High School, Saturday, April 12.  More...

Local Students Recognized At Honors Convocation

Several area Defiance College students were honored recently at its Honors Day Convocation.  •Jessica Flores, Archbold, Tau Mu (social work) Honor Society new member, Omicron Mu/chapter of National Phi Alpha (social work).  •Erica More...

Wall Hangings

Kathy Day, Clayton, Mich., Rebecca Smith, Archbold, and Cheryl Troth, Paulding (on ladder), from left, align small quilts and wall hangings in preparation for the 38th annual Sauder Village Quilt Show. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 18   6:02 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Circle K, broken gas pump.  8:02 pm: Civil problem, 300 block S. Lincoln St.  April 19   More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Kimberly Lambright, Montpelier vs Samuel Sturgeon, III, Grand Rapids, Mich., obligor. URESA.  Braulia Felix, Fayette vs Samuel Sturgeon, III, Grand Rapids, Mich., obligor. More...

Lost USDA Badge Reported

Cheryl Dawn Kingsley- Remesik, 52, reported to Archbold police she had lost her United States Department of Agriculture badge.   Kingsley-Remeski, whose address was redacted by police, told officers Friday, Feb. More...

Opinion

Primary Election Important

Registered voters in Ohio will go to the polls to cast ballots in the primary election on Tuesday.   There are 28,786 registered voters in Fulton County, and another 19,191 in Henry County. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 5, 2004   A benefit dinner in Archbold on Sunday drew thousands of people and raised thousands of dollars.  Approximately 532 people attended a burger bash in Ruihley Park pavilion given by a group of catt More...

Old Photo Corner

Downtown business places on the east side of North Defiance Street burned to the ground Aug. 30, 1913, except for four buildings. It was Archbold’s worst fire in the business district. More...