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Breaking News - 5/13/2014 7:00 PM

DIV II BOYS TENNIS POSTPONED

The Div. II boys sectional tennis tournament at Defiance College originally scheduled for Thursday, May 15, has been postponed until Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17.   More...

Breaking News - 5/13/2014 7:00 PM

OHSAA Membership Approves 14 Referendum Issues, Including Competitive Balance; One Issue Virtual Tie

90 Percent of Ballots Returned; Competitive Balance Plan Passes by 88 Votes and Will Be Implemented In 2016-17. One Issue is Virtual Tie and Will be Recounted Next Week

Ohio High School Athletic Association member schools passed 14 proposed Constitution and Bylaw revisions, Daniel B. Ross, commissioner, announced Friday following ballot counting. More...

Shift Lanes At Intersection Thursday

South Defiance Street Reconstruction

Get ready for the big switch.  Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said by Thursday, the concrete poured at the intersection of South Defiance Street, West Barre Road, and Lafayette Street will have had time to properly cure.  It will th More...

Dancing With Daughters

Tony Martin, Archbold, twirls daughters Augusta, 7, left, and Estella, 5, during the Father-Daughter dance, Friday, May 9, at Archbold Elementary School. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Evelyn E. Miller, 90, Ridgeville Corners, died May 9, 2014. Survivors include two children. Rodenberger Funeral Home, Napoleon. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 2   1:04 pm: Arguments at Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, all okay.  2:36 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 700 block S. Defiance St.  3:30 pm: Verbal warning, failure to obey traffic control device, 700 block S. More...

Man Sentenced

A Napoleon man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, May 5:   •Juan Rocha, 25; pled guilty to two counts, trafficking in cocaine; on Jan. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Kimberly Kohlhofer, Delta, plaintiff vs Steven Kohlhofer, Swanton, defendant. Divorce.  Angela Moore, Lyons and Glenn Moore, Toledo, petitioners. More...

Sports

Streaks Capture Ninth Straight NWOAL Title

The Archbold softball team won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title outright in convincing fashion with a 10-0 victory over Evergreen, Monday, May 5.  The title ties the Bryan track team for the all-time record in any sport in the history of More...

AHS Baseball Wins Four

Archbold rattled off four straight baseball wins last week to raise its record to 17-6.  The Streaks were tied with Bryan for third place in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 5-3 record.  Wauseon won the league title with a perfect More...

AHS Looks To Defend Titles At NWOAL Track Meet

Archbold will attempt to win its sixth straight boys title while the girls will try to repeat as champions at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field meet, last night, Tuesday, and Friday, May 16, at Evergreen.  The Blue Streak boys h More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Two Confirmed At St. Peter Lutheran

St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners, held its confirmation service, Sunday, May 4. Confirmands were, Brandon Miller, left, and Nick Benecke. Officiating was David Proctor, interim pastor, center.– courtesy photo   More...

Mealer Speaks At Rotary

Brock Mealer, third from right, spoke to AHS seniors during Archbold Rotary Club Senior Day, Friday, May 9. From left: Tyson Rufenacht, McKayla Ripke, Camden Short, and Maynard Sauder, Archbold Rotarian.– courtesy photo   More...

Breaking News - 5/13/2014 7:00 PM

NWOAL TRACK MEET POSTPONED

The 88th annual NWOAL Track Meet at Evergreen High School was postponed on Tuesday due to weather conditions.   The meet will resume at 2 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 5/13/2014 7:00 PM

DIV. IIII BASEBALL, DIV. IV SOFTBALL SECTIONALS POSTPONED

The Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/13/2014 7:00 PM

Woman Dies After Wednesday Auto Crash

Ashtyn McCrae Baker, 19, Fayette, died about 6:26 pm Wednesday, May 14, after she was involved in a single-car accident on St. Rt. 66 early that morning. More...

Take Me Home

New Program To Aid Those Who Can’t Communicate

Fulton County has created a new program to aide law enforcement officers when they deal with persons who cannot communicate.  The Fulton County Take Me Home program will help offi- cers identify someone with communication issues, including Alzhe More...

AHS Royalty

For the first time in many years, votes by attendees of the 2014 Archbold High School prom determined a royal court, which was crowned during the event. More...

Memorial Day Programs

Archbold and Ridgeville posts of the American Legion will hold Memorial Day programs, Monday, May 26.  At Archbold, the program put on by members of American Legion Post 311 begins at 9:30 am at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Rebeau Hall.  More...

 

News

Fulton County Corn 50% to 75% Planted

The soil warmed up, the weather cooperated, and Fulton County farmers got 50% to 75% of their corn for the 2014 crop planted last week.  Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said some farmers may have dabbled in planting a li More...

Local Officials Discuss New Precautions For Crude Oil Trains

Oil Tank Cars May Pass Through Village

A Norfolk Southern spokesman would not confirm that trains carrying highly flammable Bakken Crude Oil travel through Archbold.  But Dave Pidgeon, a spokesman for Norfolk Southern, said such trains could travel through the village.  “W More...

People

Yaichner, Cobb To Wed June 7

Deb and Greg Weddelman, Archbold, and Michael Yaichner, Napoleon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenell Yaichner, to Tyler Cobb, son of Rob and Ginger, Liberty Center.  The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Archbold High School and a More...

Earn Degrees

Area students who earned degrees during commencement exercises at Defiance College, Sunday, May 4:  Crystal Messner, Fayette, Bachelor of Arts;  Erica King, Pettisville; Jessica Flores, Kathrine Miller and Kelli Tuckerman, Archbold, Bachelo More...

Kempf Participates In Cross-Cultural Experience In Iceland

Zach Kempf, PHS ‘12 and a son of Mike and Diane, Pettisville, is participating in a cross-cultural experience in Iceland, May 6-21.  Kempf is a sophomore accounting major.  He and other Bluffton University students will explore the po More...

Opinion

Should Any Animal Blood Sport Be Allowed?

It was surprising news when it was announced the Fulton County Sheriff Department had discovered an alleged cockfight near Delta.  Cockfights are staged fights between two roosters. More...

Class Pranks Classless And Foolish

Word comes from Caledonia, Ohio, that several senior students at River Valley High School allegedly took chain saws late one night and cut down 25 trees on the school campus.  Press reports say it was supposed to be a class prank.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 19, 2004   Adam Walker, 3, appears in a photograph with his umbrella fully opened. He attended the Spring Arts Festival at AHS, Friday night. In the first 17 days of May, rain has been recorded 10 days.   More...