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

AFD Assists Toledo With Water Situation; Fulton County Areas Impacted

The Archbold Fire Department, along with Wauseon and Lyons fire departments, have assisted the City of Toledo with their ongoing water situation.At about 2 am Satuday, Aug. More...

Rescuers Find Victims Over A Mile Away From Crash

For a period of time, Fayette Rescue had the wreckage of a single-car accident, but no victims, Friday night, July 25.  The two victims were later located about 1 1/4 miles from the crash scene, said Bob Stillion, Fayette Fire Department chief.& More...

AHS, OSU Marching Bands Learn Routines With iPads

The Archbold High School Marching Band and The Ohio State University Marching Band have something in common.  Both are using technology to help them learn their routines for the season.  Beth Voll, AHS band director, said just like at OSU, More...

Kammeyer’s Flowers Sprout Compliments

Drive past Larry and Marilyn Kammeyer’s house on the north corner of Monterey Court and La Choy Drive, and you can’t help but notice Marilyn’s flowers.  A sea of red blooms in front of the house. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Darlene L. Holsinger

Darlene L. Holsinger, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, July 26, 2014, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.  She was born Feb. More...

Brandi Kay Beltz

Brandi Kay Beltz, age 22 years, of Pettisville, and her unborn son, Brennen Dwight, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 24, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident at the intersection of State Route 109 and County Road L north of Del More...

Joan Sommer

Joan Sommer, 87, of Archbold, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, July 26, 2014 with family at her side.  She was born in Bluffton, Ohio on March 29, 1927, to Roy Hauenstein and Azelda (Keifer) Hauenstein.  She was a 1945 graduate of P More...

Opinion

Give Cyclists Fair Warning!

Bicycles and sidewalks are generally a good combination, except in downtown, where a fast-moving two-wheeler can spell trouble.   While infrequent, bicycles have collided with pedestrians. Injuries resulted and bones were broken.   More...

Letter To The Editor

What a sweet picture of the little girl smiling with her safety award in the Buckeye.  After reading in the police report every week how many of the safety awards the police officers give out each week and seeing fewer boys and girls are riding More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004   School board will hear the results of its community survey at a special meeting, Thursday, Aug. 5. The survey cost the district $5,600.   More...

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

Crashes On Turnpike; Medical Helicopters Called In

Troopers from the Swanton Post of the Ohio State Highway patrol announced in a press release that three people suffered serious or critical injuries as the result of a single-vehicle accident on the Ohio Turnpike Friday, Aug. 1. More...

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

Toledo Water Unsafe; Archbold Water Okay

Scott Schultz, superintendent of the Archbold Water Treatment plant, said Saturday morning, Aug. 2, that Archbold water is safe to drink. More...

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

Toledo Drinking Water Ban Lifted

Michael D. Collins, Toledo mayor, lifted that city's ban on drinking water from the Toledo water system at a 9:30 am Monday. Aug. More...

Too Many State Tests, Not Enough Learning, Says Rex

State-required testing for students in Ohio schools is taking more and more time from students’ school days.  Some even feel the state testing schedule is excessive.  Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said in an More...

Wheat Harvest In County “All Over The Board”

Results from the 2014 Fulton County wheat harvest were “all over the board,” Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said Monday.  After one of the worst winters on record, wheat yields were generally down five to 10 More...

 

News

Pipeline Project Has Commitment From Shippers

A proposed natural gas pipeline that will extend from gas-rich shale deposits in eastern Ohio, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania to Defiance, then north past Archbold into Michigan and Canada, already has commitments.  More...

Charity Fundraiser

From left, Ava Knapp, 9, Carter Nicely, 9, and his sister Claire, 7, set up their own lemonade stand, Saturday, July 26, to raise money for charity. The kids had a big goal for their project. More...

Unemployment Up In County For June

Unemployment in Fulton County climbed from a record low 5.1% in May to 6% during June, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services.  It’s the first increase in unemployment in the county since the start of the year.  More...

Public Record

Three Killed In Crash; State Patrol Investigates

Three people, including a pregnant woman, died when their car collided with a semi truck about 4:43 pm, Thursday, July 24. The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified the victims as Matthew C. More...

Investigate Theft From Children; Attempted Break-In At Dentist Office

Archbold police are looking into the theft of a digital music player from youths in Ruihley Park, Saturday, July 19.  The children’s mother told police the children were playing basketball at the park when two suspects, whom they identifie More...

Rings Missing

Chanda L. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Deb Neuenschwander, worship leader, childrens moment; Kim Rosales, Nick Hudson, and worship team, music, offertory. More...

Organizations

Senior Center   More...

Getting A Pat On The Neck

Four-year-old Samantha Wachtmann, Wauseon, pets Mark, a standard bred horse pulling the carriage at Sauder Village, Saturday, July 26. Helping Samantha is her grandmother, Chris Wachtmann, also of Wauseon.– photo by David Pugh More...