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Five 'A's for Archbold Schools, Pettisville Gets Four 'A's

SCHOOL REPORT CARDS

Archbold Schools got five As, while Pettisville had the highest performance index score in the county. That’s part of the data in the annual school report cards released by the Ohio Department of Education Friday, Sept. 12. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Wesley Moraz

Wesley Moraz, 92, of Minnetonka, Minn., and formerly of Archbold, Ohio, passed away Sept. More...

Veronica A. Rice Rupp

Veronica A. Rice Rupp died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Defiance Hospice Inpatient Center. She was born on Aug. 8, 1915, at the Rice homestead, a farm southeast of Archbold. More...

Marilyn J. Yoder

Marilyn J. Yoder, 84, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.  She was born Nov. 26, 1929, in Archbold to LaVern and Dora (Miller) Burkholder.  On Aug. 15, 1958, she married Vernon D. Yoder in Archbold.  More...

People

Parents Announce October Wedding

Phil and Judi Rupp, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren, Rochester, Minn., to Calvin Ice, Rochester, Minn., son of Brent and Angela, Covington, La.  The bride-elect is a 2007 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Honoring Brothers

Chris Von Deylen, a member of the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire Department, walked in Saturdays Ridgeville Community Day 5K in full turnout gear weighing approximately 50 lbs. More...

Happy Times

Norbert Rohrs, rural Ridgeville, plays his accordian during the Ridgeville Community Day Parade, Saturday.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Opinion

ISIS, Beheading, And War

America is shocked, outraged, and frightened by the recent action of ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.   An English-speaking jihadi cut the heads off two American journalists, and most recently, a British foreign aid worker. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. More...

Method To Determine Fair Attendance A 'Secret'

The Fulton County Fair Board contends fair attendance topped 291,000 people this year, and 298,000 in 2013.  Some are asking how the Fulton County Fair Board came up with those figures.  There are no turnstiles at the gates to count the peo More...

Lodging Tax Considered By County Commissioners

The Fulton County Commissioners will consider a lodging tax during their Thursday, Sept. More...

 

News

Road Salt Prices Up For Winter

The price of road salt for winter is up significantly, Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer, said recently.  Onweller said Fulton County has entered into a contract with North American Salt, Overland Park, Kan., for ice-melt road salt at a co More...

“Aladdin Jr.” Features 27 Area Children

When the curtain opens on the Archbold Community Theatre performance of “Aladdin, Jr.,” none of those on stage will be older than a high school sophomore.  The youngest are secondgrade students.  ACT officials said 27 children f More...

Additional Junior Fair Results

Additional winners from the 2014 Fulton County Junior Fair. Previous results were published in the Sept. More...

Public Record

Archbold Man In Defiance Crash

A crash report involving an Archbold man in Defi- ance County resulted in a Defiance man being transported by Archbold rescue.  More...

Local Woman Arrested; Charge Another With Obstruction?

An Archbold woman was arrested on a felony warrant, and a second person may face charges of obstructing official business.  Archbold police arrested Christy J. More...

Power Cables Stolen Prior To County Fair

Three power cables, each valued at $1,000, were reported stolen from the Fulton County fairgrounds prior to the start of the annual Fulton County Fair.  Roy Miller, Fulton County Sheriff, said a crew from Poor Jack Amusements, Milton, Ind., drop More...

Sports

Streaks Slip To 0-3 With Loss At Bryan

Looking for its first win of the season, the Archbold football team made the trip to Bryan, Friday, Sept. More...

AHS Volleyball Beats Swanton, Falls To Delta

The Archbold volleyball team raised its record to 6-2, 3-1 NWOAL with three victories and one loss last week.  The Streaks opened the week with a 21-25, 27-25, 21-25, 25-23, 9-15 Northwest Ohio Athletic League loss at Delta, Tuesday, Sept. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Ties One, Wins One

The Archbold boys soccer team traveled to Swanton, Tuesday, Sept. 9, tying the Bulldogs 0-0 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League match.  The Streaks hosted Maumee, Saturday, Sept. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; Message, “Exodus: Living in Relationship with God-Lesson #2-Water; A life of Dependence,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Sept. 4: Carrie Lovejoy, Kingsford Heights, boy.   More...

Organizations

ACT   More...