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Tree Planted On Arbor Day

Alijah Miles, left, and Briana Esquibel, Archbold fifth graders, shovel soil back into the hole where a tree was planted in honor of Arbor Day, the holiday which encourages people to plant and care for trees. More...

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Public Record

Sentenced For Identity Fraud

Kevin L. Demeter, 27, Archbold, has been sentenced to 10 days in jail and placed on three years of community control in connection with identity fraud.  A grand jury returned a three-count indictment against Demeter on Dec. 16. More...

Archbold Man Charged In Theft Of Purse

Jeremy L. Litchfield, 25, Archbold, has been charged with theft in connection with a stolen purse.  Police were called to a residence in the 100 block of S. Lincoln St. at 5:45 pm, Wednesday, April 30, for a report of a verbal altercation.  More...

Bicyclists Rewarded For Safe Riding

Riding a bicycle safely has paid off for some Archbold youths.  Archbold police issued 12 bicycle safety awards to youths in the community who were riding bicycles in a safe manner, including wearing bicycle helmets.  Awards were issued bet More...

Opinion

Great Community Approves Library Levy

Voters in the Archbold Area School District deserve a pat on the back for their decision to continue supporting the Archbold Community Library. More...

Support Drug Testing For AHS Students

In the next few weeks, the Archbold Area School Board will be asked to support drug testing for students in athletics and extracurricular activities. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 12, 2004   More...

Suspected Cockfighting Operation Discovered Near Delta

52 Persons Cited; Three Are From Fulton County

Fulton County sheriff deputies issued citations to 52 persons and confiscated 72 roosters and $1,500 after they discovered an alleged cockfighting operation, Sunday, May 4.  Roy Miller, sheriff, said at about 11:09 am, the department received a More...

Drug Testing Decision On Archbold School Board Agenda For June 16

The Archbold Area School Board will be asked to make a decision on a proposed drug testing program for certain students at its Monday, June 16 meeting.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said a committee of parents, school administrators, coaches and t More...

 

News

Earns Scholarship

Matthew McCoy, AHS ‘11 and a junior at Bluffton University, has won a scholarship that will enable him to study for and take the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam at no cost. He was one of two students who received the CMA Scholarship f More...

Cockfighting Penalties Lax In Ohio

Ohio is the only state in the Great Lakes region where cockfighting is a misdemeanor offense.  Fulton County sheriff deputies charged 52 men with animal fighting/spectator, aider and abettor after deputies discovered an alleged cockfighting oper More...

County To Rebuild County Road 21

The Fulton County Engineer Office is planning to rebuild about three miles of Co. Rd. 21, from St. Rt. 2 to Co. Rd. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Three Straight, Move To 20-1

Archbold won league softball contests against Liberty Center 15-0 and Delta 13-3, while knocking off Springfield 10-6 in a non-league game last week.  AHS 10, Springfield 6   More...

AHS Tennis Falls To 2-6-1 With Two Losses

The Archbold boys tennis team dropped to 2-6-1 with identical 4-1 losses to Wauseon, Tuesday, April 29, and Bryan, Thursday, May 1.  Wauseon 4, AHS 1   More...

Softball, Baseball Tourney Pairings

Pairings and dates for baseball and softball tournaments have been set.  In a change this year, the better seeds host the first two rounds of the sectional tournaments.  Div. More...

Religion

Meller Is May Fairlawn Resident Of The Month

Dorothy “Eileen” Meller is the May Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  She was the only child of Robert and Marjorie Johnson.  They lived in her grandmother’s house outside of Fayette.  More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Dave Schrock, worship leader; MYF praise band, music. Message, “Recognizing Jesus on the Road?” Steve Heatwole.  Wednesday: MYF area-wide youth meeting, Back Bay.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Winners Named in Rotary Competition

Six AHS seniors received cash awards in the Archbold Rotary Club Four Way Test speech and essay contest, Friday, April 11. Each student was required to develop a personally meaningful story that incorporated each of the four tests: Is it the truth? More...