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Two Positive Drug Test Results At Archbold Schools

Aaron Rex, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, said there have been two positive results from the district drug testing program.  One positive test was triggered by a student using tobacco; a second found evidence of marijuana.& More...

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Obituaries

Keith Clyde Anderson

Keith Clyde Anderson, 75, of Pettisville, passed away March 21, 2015, at the University of Toledo Medical Center after a short battle with leukemia.Keith was born in Marion, Ohio, on Nov. More...

James Edward Storrer

James Edward Storrer was born on May 12, 1945, to the late Joseph and Louella (Leupp) Storrer in Wauseon, and passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015.  He was a graduate of Archbold High School and lived in rural Archbold his entire life.  On Ju More...

Marjorie I. Roth

Marjorie I. Roth, age 97 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, March 9, 2015, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she resided the past five years.  She was born Jan. More...

Sports

Streaks Fall In Regional Semifinal

Turnovers, Swarming Defense Of Titans Doom Archbold

Archbold’s Division III regional girls basketball semifinal with Ottawa-Glandorf ended the same way as their last game of the regular season did, with a big Titans’ win.  OG defeated the Streaks 59-39 back on Feb. More...

Late Rally Falls Short For Birds In Regional Semifinal

Down 33-19 with 5:15 left in the Division IV regional girls basketball semifinal, Pettisville was almost able to come back.  Almost.  The Birds were unable to get a shot off with 4.6 seconds left and fell to Fostoria St. More...

OG, Wayne Trace, Defiance Win Boys District Titles

Ottawa-Glandorf defeated Delta 88-58, Saturday, March 14, to win the Division III district boys basketball championship at Anthony Wayne High School.  The Titans (19-6) play Lima Central Catholic (23- 2) in a regional semifinal, Wednesday, March More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Whose Child Are You?” Caleb Barrows, King’s Cross Church, Defiance.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Ladies Bible Study

Ladies interdenominational Bible study on “The Law of Love,” Wednesdays, March 25-May 6, 7 p.m., Christ Community Church, 20172 Co. Rd. X, Ridgeville Corners.   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 6: Ashley Schlosser, Stryker, girl.  March 10: Trisha & Brodie Youtgy, Lyons, girl.  March 11: Megan Martinez, Napoleon, boy.  March 12: Jacalyn & Anthony Martin, Archbold, girl.   More...

Fire Chiefs, Officials Discuss EMS Funding

“We need to do something so we don’t go through this frustration again.” That’s what Rick Sluder, Wauseon Fire Department chief, told a meeting of officials from Archbold, the city of Wauseon, and German and Clinton townships, More...

Lange Charged With Extortion

Rabe Indicted On Three Felonies

Timothy L. Lange, 52, Archbold, was indicted, Monday, March 16, on a single count of extortion by the Fulton County Grand Jury.  More...

AHS Students Present Case For Community Center

In what one councilman called “one of the most professional presentations I’ve seen since I’ve been sitting here,” six Archbold High School students gave their proposal for a new community center.  More...

Music & Memory Program Coming To Fairlawn Haven

Residents of the Fairlawn Haven nursing home will soon sport headphones and personal music players because of the Fairlawn Auxiliary.  Sarah Barton, life enrichment director at Fairlawn, said it is participating in a program known as Music & More...

 

News

Finances Big Part Of Library Board Meeting

Discussion of finances was a big part of the Wednesday, March 11, Archbold Community Library Board meeting.  Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, told the board the state of Ohio has started its two-year budget process.  “There&rsquo More...

Racers

Every racer knows final adjustments are critical to the performance of a racecar. More...

Library Board: Appraise Or Not?

To appraise, or not to appraise… that is the question of the Archbold Community Library Board.  The board considered having the library building appraised at its Wednesday, March 11 meeting.  More...

Public Record

Arrest Fayette Man After Search Warrant

Dustin A. More...

Harassment, Unwanted Person Cases Reported

Cases involving telecommunications harassment and an unwanted person were reported to Archbold police recently.  Susan Crawford, 30, 343 Sawmill Court, told police at 8:15 pm, Friday, March 6, that an unwanted person was pounding on her front do More...

Prescription Medicine Stolen

Arlene Valadez, 55, 501 West Street, told Archbold police on Wednesday, March 11, a prescription medication had been stolen from her.  The theft occurred sometime between 9 pm, Monday, March 9 and 10:10 pm, Wednesday, March 11.  Police have More...

Opinion

Sunshine

A Diminishing Commodity In Ohio Government

Sunshine Week is March 15-21, 2015, the time newspapers across the nation educate the public about the importance of open government.  It gets its name because in an open government, the sun shines into dark backrooms; nothing is cloaked or hidd More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. More...

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