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Pettisville Friendship Days This Weekend

Pettisville Friendship Days, an every-other-year festival, is more than an auction, food, and kids games.  It’s a chance for the community to come together, and it happens this weekend.  More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Seek Burglary Suspect

Archbold police are seeking the help of the public in locating a suspect from an apparent attempted burglary, Wednesday, June 18.  A juvenile told police at about 2:30 pm, they were home in the 200 block of Wilson Street, when they discovered an More...

Police Look Into Possible Fraud

Archbold police are looking into a report of possible fraud in Archbold.  A Fayette resident told officers a subject collected unemployment insurance benefits while that subject had a job.  The alleged fraud occurred between Jan. More...

Confiscate Marijuana

Archbold police confiscated approximately two grams of marijuana and a suspected marijuana pipe from the Sauder Heritage Inn, Saturday, June 14.  The Inn housekeeping staff found the material. More...

Sports

Hornish Finishes 12th

Sam Hornish, Jr., an AHS graduate, finished 12th after leading the first half of the NASCAR Nationwide Series Gardner Denver 200 race, Saturday, June 21, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. More...

Acme Baseball

Stryker defeated Archbold 7-2 in ACME baseball action, Monday, June 16.  The Panthers led 2-1 going into the fifth inning, when they scored four runs in the top of the inning.  Archbold answered with a run in the bottom of the inning.  More...

Jr. Acme Baseball

The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team is 12-2 after a win over Wauseon and a loss to Findlay, Sunday, June 22.  In the first game against Wauseon, Brandon Miller pitched a 3-0 one-hit shutout.  Sam Petersen, Nick Rodriguez, Cash Gericke, More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Ned Wyse, worship leader; worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Journey: Exodus 4, Calling...burden/ blessing,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   June 13: Sana Creager, Napoleon, boy.  June 14: Amy & Brandon Cover, Archbold, boy.  June 16: Rebecca Hatton, Archbold, boy.   More...

Organizations

NAMI   National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, July 1, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.   More...

Breaking News - 6/24/2014 7:00 PM

Former County Employee Indicted On Theft In Office Charge

Fred L. More...

Twelve Chosen For AHS Athletic Hall Of Fame

Twelve persons will be inducted into the Archbold High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.  More...

Women Bike Across Nation To Support Volunteer Program

More than a year ago, Chelsea Goss, Richmond, Va. More...

 

News

Attendance Down At Black Swamp Benefit

Charles Nafziger, chairman of the Black Swamp Benefit, said this year’s event appeared to be “down a little.”  The benefit, held at the Fulton County Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday, June 20-21, is a joint fund-raiser for the M More...

Rash Of Measles, Mumps Appear In Ohio

They’re ba-a-a-ack.  Measles and mumps have made a comeback. More...

Council Faced With Waterline Decision; Chooses Cheaper Method

Archbold Village Council faced a difficult decision about how to install a new waterline on Stryker Street during its Monday, June 16 meeting.  The debate was whether to construct approximately 2,120 linear feet of waterline, including 1,400 fee More...

People

Mudders

Oozeball, volleyball played in mud, was a popular activity at the Black Swamp Benefit, Saturday, June 21. More...

Honor Students

Breeanne Gobrogge, Ridgeville Corners, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Bowling Green State University: Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. More...

Strawn Receives Award

Michal Strawn, AHS ‘11 and son of James and Kristy, received the Clovis Frank Award in the Humanities during the annual Honors Convocation recently at Capital University, Bexley. More...

Opinion

Vaccination: A No-Brainer

In modern vocabulary, a “no-brainer” is a term for a decision that requires little thought or consideration. It describes a choice so easy that it doesn’t take much brainpower to decide. More...

ONA Sees Problems With Public Records

Dennis Hetzel, executive director of the Ohio Newspaper Association, of which this newspaper is a member, was pleased with the good news from a recent county-by-county audit of the availability of public records. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 30, 2004   Ken Cline, superintendent, told school board additional operating money will be needed in 2006 or 2007. More...