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Attendance Records Set Fri., Sat., At Fulton Co. Fair

The Fulton County Fair set attendance records on the first two days, according to figures provided by the Fulton County Fair Board.  On opening day, Friday, Aug. More...

Winners Named In Junior Fair Judging

Payton Moyer, son of Andrew & Jacqueline, Archbold, showed the grand champion hog and the barrow grand champion middleweight hog; Matthew Kinsman, son of Joyce and Rod, Archbold, showed the grand champion beef breeding; Oliviah Banister, daughter More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marilyn A. Nofziger

Marilyn A. Nofziger, age 88, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, Aug. More...

Martha C. Costell

Martha C. Costell, age 95, of Holland, Ohio, passed away Aug. 29, 2014, at Ebeid Hospice Residence.  She was born Sept. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 22   10:33 am: Report of bad checks, Archbold SuperValu.  10:33 am: Theft, Archbold SuperValu.  3:05 pm: Traffic control, 300 block Stryker St.  3:06 pm: Traffic control, S. Defiance St. More...

Woman Warned For Filing False Police Report

Archbold police have warned a 22-year-old South Carolina woman against filing a false police report in connection with a case of alleged telephone harassment.  The woman contacted police on Saturday, Aug. More...

Gas Pump Damaged

A representative of Archbold Sunoco reported that a subject drove away from one of its gas pumps with the pump’s hose still in the car’s gasoline tank filler neck on Saturday, Aug. 23.  The indicent occurred at about 6:30 pm. More...

Sports

Aces Trump Streaks In Season Opener

What started like a track meet turned into a steal by Hicksville in the closing seconds as the Aces snuck out of town with a 36-35 non-league football win over Archbold, Friday, Aug. 29.  The first 12 minutes were all offense.  More...

AHS Boys Soccer Beats Eagles, Falls To Bears

The Archbold boys soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Bryan in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League battle at Spengler Field, Tuesday, Aug. 26, before traveling to Liberty-Benton, Thursday, Aug. More...

AHS Golfers Win Tri-Match With Delta, Bryan

The Archbold golf team defeated Bryan and Delta in a tri-match at Wauseon, Thursday, Aug. 28.  Archbold shot a team score of 181, two strokes better than Delta’s 183. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Emma Cobb, Sydney Cobb, Maddy Roth, Emily Roth, prelude & offertory; Eric Doehrmann, worship leader; Kelly Schmucker, childrens lesson; Lauren Waidelich, chorister. Message by Steve Heatwole. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Aug. 22: Elizabeth & Phil Fairchild, Bryan, boy.  Aug. 24: April & Mike Tanner, Archbold, girl; Kaytlyn & Matthew Hill, Napoleon, boy.  Aug. 26: Brittany & Kevin Trolis, Delta, boy.   More...

Organizations

Divorce  DivorceCare, a help seminar and support group, Wednesdays beginning Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m., North Clinton Mennonite Church, 831 W. Linfoot St., Wauseon.   Bereavement  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, Sept. More...

AHS Band Meets Ice Bucket Challenge

The camera captures the exact instant members of the Archbold High School Marching Band complete the Ice Bucket Challenge, Thursday, Aug. 28. Connor Hagans, a freshman band member, challenged Beth Voll, band director, to take the challenge. More...

AHS Band Takes Ice Bucket Challenge! - Free Access

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The AHS Marching Band took the Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit the FISH Food Pantry, Thursday evening, Aug. 28. Check out the video! More...

New Storm Sewers For Pettisville Could Be Years Away

People experiencing basement flooding in Pettisville shouldn’t expect relief anytime soon.  New storm sewers in the unincorporated community could take a year, two years, or even longer, said Ziad Musallam, director of the Fulton County De More...

 

News

Flacks named King/Queen Of Golden Wedding Party

George and Marjorie Flack, Metamora, were named king and queen of the 56th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 31.  Both are veterans of World War II. More...

New Sauder Village Horse Arrives

Durango, the new horse at Sauder Village, arrived Saturday, Aug. More...

County 9-11 Memorial Open

Visitors to the Fulton County Fair reflect at the Fulton County Fireman’s Association 9-11 Memorial, located on the north end of the Fulton County Fairgrounds next to the Veterans’ Pavilion. The memorial commemorating the Sept. More...

People

Couple To Wed Sept. 13 in Mich.

Larry and Nancy Rottmeyer, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Keith and Linda Rupp, Archbold, announce the engagement of their children, Lindsay Rottmeyer, Lawton, Mich., and Eric Rupp, Archbold.  More...

Kraft, Creager To Marry Oct. 11

Sharon Landis, Wooster, and Gerald Kraft, Uniontown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Kraft, Archbold, to Michael Creager, Archbold, son of David and Nancy, Napoleon.  The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Triway High School, Woos More...

St. John, Carlin To Wed Sept. 27

Rick and Anna St. John, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Betsy, to Andrew Carlin, son of Robert and Edna, Ney.  The bride-elect is a home school graduate. More...

Opinion

The True Importance Of Infrastructure

Infrastructure is defined as “the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or area.”   That includes above-ground things such as electrical and communications wires, ground-level things like roads and sidewalks, an More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004   Starting today, motorists on the Ohio Turnpike may notice they are passing fewer trucks, since the speed limit was boosted to 65 mph for trucks.  More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

An early Archbold baseball team in its fine new wool uniforms. More...