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DIV. III DISTRICT TRACK

Archbold Boys Track Team Wins District Title

The Archbold boys track team won the Div. III district track & field championship, Saturday, May 24, at Ayersville.The Streaks finished with 110 points. Patrick Henry was second, with 80.5. Pettisville finished sixth with 53. More...

Pettisville Teachers To Get Base Pay Hike

Teachers in the Pettisville school district will get their first base pay raise since 2009 because of an agreement approved by the Pettisville School Board.  The board approved a twoyear professional agreement with the Pettisville Teachers Assoc More...

Memorial Day Programs At Archbold, Ridgeville, Pettisville

The Archbold and Ridgeville Corners posts of the American Legion have announced their plans for Memorial Day, Monday, May 26.  Archbold hosts the first program of the day, starting at 9:30 am at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Rebeau Hall.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Eugene “Gene” Robert Miller

Eugene “Gene” Robert Miller, 79, of Coldwater, Mich., passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014, while surrounded by family at Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility.  A funeral service took place on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Dutcher- Kolcz Fu More...

Viola M. Sigg

Viola M. Sigg, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, May 12, 2014, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon.  She was born June 18, 1929, at Archbold, the daughter of Theophilous and Ella (Schroeder) Miller.  She married Wilbur L. More...

DEATH NOTICES

John R. Ross, 86, Wauseon, died May 14, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Martha, and three children. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon. More...

People

Pettisville Students Win School Science Award

Pettisville High School received the Harold C. More...

FFA Award Winners

Left: Chrysta Beck, left, with her Star over Ohio award; John Poulson, Pettisville FFA advisor; and Hannah Meller, a junior, with her winning proficiency award for Agriscience Research-Plant systems at the Ohio State FFA Convention, Thursday and Frid More...

Wood, Smith To Wed In Angola

Steve and Susan Wood, Wauseon, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Katie Lynn, to Tyson Jay Smith, son of Tim and Debbie, Archbold.  The bride-elect is a hair stylist at Salon Kokomo in Glendale, Ariz.  Her fianc More...

Opinion

Memorial Day

A Time To Remember, Honor

For many Americans, Memorial Day is seen as not much more than the unofficial start of summer.  What a shame.   Memorial Day has a much deeper and more significant meaning. More...

America The Freeloader

Nobody likes a freeloader. Embarrassingly, in the matter of the sorely needed new bridge over the Detroit River, there is a freeloader in the house: the U.S. More...

Letter To The Editor

I read with interest the article “Local Officials Discuss New Precautions For Crude Oil Trains.”  I was not aware of the number of serious accidents involving trains and crude oil. More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2014 7:00 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT SOFTBALL FINAL

Elmwood 1, Archbold 0

Elmwood's Olivia Myers' single to right field in the sixth inning brought home Miranda Benschcoter from third base for the game's only run as the Royals defeated Archbold 1-0 to win the Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2014 7:00 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT BASEBALL FINAL

Lake 6, Archbold 4

With Archbold leading 2-1, Lake scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on its way to a 6-4 Division III district baseball championship, Saturday, May 24, at Defiance.The Flyers (26-3) advance to the regional semifinal, Thursday, May 29, More...

Add Cameras To School Buses In Pettisville?

The Pettisville School Board may add cameras to school buses to catch drivers who don’t stop for the yellow vehicles.  Two Pettisville bus drivers with routes that include St. Rt. More...

HAWK To Protect Lafayette Street Crosswalk

Children crossing Lafayette Street on their way to or from school will soon be protected by a HAWK.  In this case, HAWK stands for High-intensity Activated crossWalK, a new style of crosswalk warning light.  Archbold village council approve More...

WWII Combat Hero Had Archbold Connection

He landed with American troops during the D-Day Invasion, participated in the liberation of Belgium, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and crossed the Rhine River.  He survived it all, dying peacefully in February 2013 at the age of 89.  H More...

 

News

Park Board Gives Okay For Sprinklers At Spengler Field

The sprinkler project for Spengler Field received the green light, said Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation Director. More...

Dog Park Fence Price: $27,700

Plans to build an off-leash dog park in Woodland Park may be delayed, Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, told the Park Board at its Wednesday, May 14 meeting.  Kidder said she met with a contractor and measured the are More...

Enjoying Art

Jarrett Waidelich, 12, left, and his sister, Joelle, 10, look over artwork created by Archbold High School students during the AHS Spring Art Show, Sunday, May 18, in the AHS gym. More...

Public Record

Trespassing Stop Yields Arrest

Archbold police stopped two persons for trespassing and discovered there was a warrant for one.  The police report on the incident states an officer was on patrol in the 800 block of Farber Drive about 8:49 pm Monday, May 12, when he “obse More...

Additional Charges Filed In Alleged Cockfighting Case

Additional charges have been filed against three persons in the alleged cockfight discovered by Fulton County sheriff deputies, Sunday, May 4.  Candelario Nieto Castillo, 44, has been charged with cruelty to animals, a second class misdemeanor, More...

Jewelry Taken

Tori Leigh Knicley, 19, East Gardens, told Archbold police on Monday, May 12, items of jewelry were taken from her apartment.  Knicley told officers a 2013 Evergreen class ring and a silver bracelet with three charms were taken from her bathroom More...

Sports

AHS Boys Win Sixth Straight NWOAL Title

The Archbold boys team won seven events on its way to a sixth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League track & field title, Friday, May 16, at Evergreen.  The Streaks won three of four relays, and successfully defended their 4x400-meter relay More...

Pettisville Sweeps BBC Track Titles

The Pettisville boys track & field team won its third straight Buckeye Border Conference title, Saturday, May 17, at Stryker.  The Birds defeated secondplace Edon by 22 points.  The PHS boys won 10 of the 17 events on their way to finis More...

Ayersville Hosts District Track Meet

Ayersville High Schools hosts the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 22, and Saturday, May 24.  The meet begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday and concludes Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Judy Doehrmann, worship leader; Nancy Nofziger, song leader; Jackson Kelley, offertory; Buffy Riley & Merle Wyse, special music. More...

World Hunger Banquet

The AHS Family Community and Career Leaders of America (FCCLA) hosted a World Hunger Banquet, Friday, May 16, in the AHS cafeteria.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 13: Gina & Dustin Bexten, Pioneer, girl.  May 14: Brittany & Matthew Ohlrich, Napoleon, girl; Summer Rohdy, Archbold, girl.   More...