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Halloween Costume Parades At Archbold, Pettisville

Students at Archbold and Pettisville elementary schools showed off their Halloween Trick-or-Treat costumes at their schools, Friday, Oct. 31. More...

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Obituaries

Robert D. Dion

Robert D. Dion, age 70, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.  Prior to his retirement he had been a supervisor for the former Illinois Bell. Robert was born in Chicago, Ill., on Nov. More...

Donald F. Zuver

Donald F. Zuver, age 83, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, Nov. More...

Public Record

Juvenile Arrested At AHS On Drug Charge

A 16-year-old Archbold boy was arrested at Archbold High School and taken to the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention Center.  Police were called to AHS at 2:15 pm, Thursday, Oct. More...

File Domestic Violence Charges Against Men

Two men have been charged with domestic violence in connection with separate incidents that occurred Sunday and Monday, Oct. 26-27, in the village.  Ricardo R. More...

Vehicle Collides With Semi Parked On Road

Joseph Brown, 23, Fayette, was listed in fair condition at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center yesterday morning, Tuesday, after the sport utility vehicle he was driving struck a parked semi truck about 9:24 pm, Monday, Nov. 3. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Soccer Falls To O-G In Regional Semifinal

Down 3-0 at halftime, the Archbold girls soccer team scored less than four minutes into the second half, but Ottawa-Glandorf prevented any more Blue Streak goals on its way to a 5-1 victory in their Division III regional semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Patrick Henry Gets The Treats On Halloween

Patrick Henry took a 12-7 lead into the locker room and went on to record an 18-7 victory over Archbold, Friday, Oct. More...

Leppelmeier 60th, Foor 76th At State

Alexa Leppelmeier, a Pettisville sophomore, finished 60th while Nichole Foor, a PHS freshman, placed 76th at the Division III state girls cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. More...

EMS Contracts Still Unsettled; Pull Out Of County EMS System?

Contracts for Emergency Medical Services between the seven Fulton County fire departments and the Fulton County commissioners were hanging on phone calls and promises as of Monday night.  There is talk that some fire departments may pull out of More...

Sunday Alcohol Sales Issue Defeated By Three Votes

Outstanding Ballots Could Change Result

As of Tuesday night, voters in Archbold Precinct One voted against allowing the Sunday sales of alcohol.  But the issue hasn’t been decided.  On the ballot was a request by Shri Ganesh Enterprises, Inc., which does business as Archbol More...

 

News

Farmers Make Significant Harvest Progress

Fulton County farmers have made significant progress with their harvests, Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said Monday.  “I would say we’re within 5% to 10% of being done with soybeans after tonight,” Ri More...

Selected Unofficial County Election Results

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Council Talks About Baseball Diamonds

Additional baseball diamonds for Memorial Park were a topic of conversation at the Monday, Nov. More...

People

Wyse, Ruffer To Marry Nov. 15

Russ and Sandy Wyse, Keith Sigg, Sue Ruffer, and the late Derrick Ruffer, all of Archbold, announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Bridget Wyse and Cody Ruffer.  More...

Visits Archbold

John Kasich, Ohio governor, was in Archbold for a campaign stop. Wednesday, Oct. 29.- photo by David Pugh   More...

Wagner Promoted

Collin Wagner, PHS ‘06, was promoted from sergeant (E-5) to staff sergeant (E-6), Monday, Nov. 3, at Ft. Lewis in the state of Washington. With him are his wife, Christie, and their oneyear old son, Sam, who was born in Hawaii on Aug. 4, 2013. More...

Opinion

Frustration With EMS Contracts

Must we have flared tempers and heated debates over the Fulton County Emergency Medical Services contracts every time we renegotiate them?   More...

Letter To The Editor

Why not walk?  What happened to the days of trick-or-treating when kids, with their parents or groups of kids, would walk around from house to house?  Why do parents feel the need to drive their kids door to door all over town?  More...

Letter To The Editor

There is a tremendous amount of frustration due to the changes in the Pettisville community.  A lot of people in the community do not agree with the cutting down of trees on Main Street just so we can have new sidewalks.  Some of these tree More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; Message, “Mark 1: Compassion,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 25: Laurie & Andrew Hill, Liberty Center, girl.  Oct. 29: Cheyanna Gilliland, Fayette, girl.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Ruihley Park Pavilion, 320 W. Holland St., Archbold. More...