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Help Archbold Celebrate Its 150th Birthday

Wanted: Train enthusiasts, parade organizers, Archboldarea memorabilia to loan.  Sound like a strange classified ad? More...

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Obituaries

O. Roger Taylor

O. Roger Taylor, 84, of Archbold, died Saturday evening, Feb. 7, 2015, at Fairlawn Care Center in Archbold, with his family by his side.  He was born Dec. 28, 1930, in Archbold, the son of Gladys (Lauber) and Orrin R. More...

Mildred Irene Durbin

Mildred Irene Durbin, age 90, of Archbold, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  Born June 22, 1924, to James H. More...

Helen Pauline Holsopple

Jan. 7, 1930-Jan. 24, 2015

Helen Pauline Holsopple, 85, formerly of Archbold, Ohio, died on Jan. 24, 2015.  More...

People

Schmucker, Beck Involved In Goshen College Theater

Adrienne Schmucker, PHS ‘12, and Clara Beck, PHS ‘14, are involved with plays that will be performed during the Winter One Acts at Goshen (Ind.) College. More...

Five Perform With All-State Choir

Five Archbold High School students performed with the 2015 Ohio Music Education Association All-State Choir, Friday, Feb. 6, during the OEMA Professional Development Conference in Cleveland. More...

AHS Vocal Music Students Earn 14 Superior And Six Excellent Ratings

Kent Vandock, director of choral activities for the Archbold Area School District, said 11 AHS students earned 14 Superior ratings during the Ohio Music Education Association High School Solo and Ensemble Contest. More...

Opinion

NSCCEA: Really? Was That Necessary?

About 40 members of the Northwest State Community College Education Association showed up at the Feb. More...

Overrun With Pit Bulls?

The statement that Archbold is “overrun with pit bulls” is obviously hyperbole, an exaggerated statement used to make a point. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005   Open enrollment students from other districts won’t eliminate the need for a new property tax levy for operating funds. More...

Recipe Corner

Braised Kale With Butternut Squash And Bacon

6 to 8 ounces thick-sliced bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium yellow onion, peeled, cut in half and thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups) 3 to 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 pinch red pepper flakes 1 bag (10 o More...

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Still Have Calamity Hours Left

As of Monday, Feb. More...

Archbold Overrun With Pit Bulls?

Did Brian Banister, Fulton County Dog Warden, really say Archbold is overrun with pit bull dogs?  Tasha Grieser, a local dog activist, said Banister made that statement to the Wauseon Safety and Code committee during a Monday, Jan. More...

Pettisville School Refinancing To Save Almost $231,000

By refinancing the bonds that were sold to build the new Pettisville school building, the school district will save an estimated $230,964.  The Pettisville School Board seized that opportunity at its Monday, Feb. More...

2015 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Members of the 2015 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience prior to the PHSAyersville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb. More...

 

News

Dress Like You’re 100

During the Wednesday, Feb. 4 100 Day celebration at Pettisville Elementary School, students were asked to dress like they were 100 years old. Leah Roth, a first grader, wore this outfit.– Photo by David Pugh   More...

NSCC Education Association Claims College Violated Law

The Northwest State Community College Education Association announced in a press release last week college officials failed to comply with Ohio law during a Jan. More...

Council Approves Renewal Of ConAgra Contract

Archbold Village Council approved the renewal of a contract with ConAgra for water and wastewater treatment services at its Monday, Feb. 2 meeting.  Details of the contract have remained unchanged since 2007.  More...

Public Record

Firefighters Stop House Fire At Right Time

Archbold firefighters extinguished a house fire, Monday, Feb. 9, limiting damage.  Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said firefighters were called to the home of Margaret Frame, 6810 Co. Rd. More...

Archbold Man Charged With Violating Protection Order

Archbold police have charged John W. Reeb, 32, Archbold, with violation of a protection order.  The police report on the incident states at about 12:45 am, Monday, Feb. More...

Charge Michigan Inmate With Protection Order Violation

Christopher Wood, 34, who, as of Friday, Feb. 6, was being held at the Macomb County Jail, Mt. More...

Sports

Streaks Keep Hopes Alive In NWOAL

Faced with a do-or-die situation, Archbold kept its hopes alive for a share of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball title with a 57-52 defeat of leagueleading Delta, Thursday, Feb. More...

Division III, IV Girls Tournament Pairings

Tournament pairings were drawn Sunday for the Ohio girls basketball tournament.  In Division III action at Defiance, Lake, and Anthony Wayne, Ottawa Hills (16-0) received the number one seed. Archbold (14-6) is seeded second.  More...

Archbold Wrestlers Fall To Panthers In Regional Semifinal

For the third consecutive year, Delta ended the team state tournament hopes of Archbold wrestlers.  The Streaks fell to the Panthers 57-19 in the Division III regional semifinal at Delta, Wednesday, Feb. More...

Religion

Bible Quiz Teams Hold Fourth Meet

When asked what he likes about Bible Quiz, first year quizzer Levi Strawn said, “I like having the opportunity to better understand scripture and memorizing God’s word.”  The fourth meet of this season’s Bible Quiz progra More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite  Sunday: Wynn Roth, worship leader; mens group, prelude, offertory & special music. Message, “In Tune With God,” Steve Heatwole.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 30: Kelly Harman, Stryker, girl.  Jan. 31: Andrea & Michael Eckman, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 2: Christina & Andrew Shafer, Archbold, girl.  Feb. 3: Amie & Gary Dominque, Archbold, boy. More...