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NSCC Fires Two Custodians; Three Others Resign

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For the second time in less than a month, the Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees has voted to fire employees. Penny Perez and Mary Ann Winters, full-time custodians, were terminated by the board at a special Monday, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Rachel A. Lindsay

May 26, 1940-Sept. 13, 2014  Rachel Ann (Nafziger) Lindsay, 74, formerly of Maugansville, Md., died Sept. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Raymond E. Baker, 69, Wauseon, died Sept. 16, 2014. Survivors include a son. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Evelyn J. Frey, 80, Wauseon, died Monday, Sept. 22. Survivors include her husband, Merle. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Phil and Deb Grieser, Archbold, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.  Phil Grieser and Deb Short were married Sept. More...

Cameron Thatcher Qualifies For World Jr. Diving Championships

Cameron Thatcher, 16, grandson of Maryann Thatcher, Archbold, qualified for the 2014 World Junior Diving Champpionships in Penza, Russia.  He and his synchronized diving partner, Jordan Windle, Morrisville, N.C., qualified by winning the USA Div More...

Honor Student

Katrina Gobrogge, AHS ‘08, daughter of Neal and Beth, rural Ridgeville Corners, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 summer semester at Columbus State Community College.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to be eligible. More...

Opinion

Norfolk Southern Needs To Respect Communities

A Norfolk Southern train blocked the Defiance Street crossing for nearly 18 hours, Sunday, Sept. 21, an action that feels like an arrogant disregard for our community.   More...

School Report Cards: The Good, The Bad, The Questionable

There’s good news in the most recent round of school report card information.   There’s also bad news, and news that makes one scratch his head and wonder. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, music. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Sept. 12: Virginia Martinez, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 16: Amber Hoot, Wauseon, girl; Monica & Troy Linden, Morenci, Mich., boy.   More...

Double Parked

Norfolk Southern trains parked in or near Archbold are not an unusual sight, but when train crews parked these two locomotives next to one another, it was almost as if they were ready for the start of a race, or who would reach the crossing first. More...

Fulton County Fair Attendance Dwarfs Defiance, Henry, Williams Counties

The Fulton County Fair Board has reported total attendance figures of more than a quarter-million people, 11 out of the last 13 years.  In 2013 and 2014, attendance topped 290,000.  The figures dwarf numbers reported by the Defi- ance, Will More...

No-Kill Group Protests County Pit Bull Policy

County Won't Allow Pit Bull Adoptions

Fulton County No-Kill, a grass-roots group that disagrees with the Fulton County policy on pit bull dogs, will hold a candlelight vigil at the county dog pound at 7 pm, Saturday, Sept. 27.  More...

 

News

Park Board Discusses Repairs At Meeting

Repairs to buildings and equipment were some of the topics at the Saturday, Sept. More...

New Dictionaries

Members of the Archbold Rotary Club were at Archbold Elementary School, Thursday, Sept.  More...

Congratulations, 2014 Fulton County Junior Fair Winners!

Reserve champion market lamb exhibitor Hannah Kovar, daughter of Terry & Jean, Fayette. Buyer: Sauder Manufacturing, represented by Brenda Walls. More...

Public Record

Thursday Crash

A sport-utility vehicle driven by Luke J. More...

Archbold Police Arrest Two

Archbold police arrested two men last week in unrelated incidents. Matthew A. Hammon, 39, was arrested on a domestic violence charge after an incident that occurred on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 18. More...

Allen Sentenced

Fred Allen, 62, Wauseon, a former employee of the Fulton County Auditor office, was placed on three years of community control after pleading no contest to a charge of theft in office. More...

Sports

Start Stops Streaks In Their Tracks

Archbold traveled to Toledo to face the Start Spartans, Friday, Sept. More...

PHS Girls, AHS Boys Fifth At Widewater

The Pettisville girls cross country team finished fifth in the girls Black Division race while the Archbold boys team finished fifth in the boys Black Division race at the Liberty Center Widewater Invitational, Saturday, Sept. More...

AHS Golfers Fifth In NWOAL Tourney

Wauseon won its third straight title at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League golf tournament, Friday, Sept. 19, at Auglaize Golf Club, Defiance.  The Indians won with a team score of 321. Swanton was second with 340, and Bryan was third with 341. More...