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Breaking News - 3/24/2015 7:00 PM

DEFIANCE WINS D-II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Defiance 49, Cleveland Central Catholic 45 OT

        The Defiance Bulldogs (27-2) claimed the school's first state boys basketball title when they defeated Cleveland Central Catholic (24-5) 49-45, Saturday, March 28 in the Div. II state championship game in Columbus.  More...

Police Respond With Guns Drawn To Alleged Robbery At Rupp Furniture, March 17

Archbold police followed proper procedure when they responded to a robbery call with guns drawn, said Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief.  Even though the call turned out to be a hoax, officers were correct to have their guns out of their holsters, More...

Local Firm Is Low Bidder To Demolish Red Cross Drug Store

D&R Demolition & Removal, rural Archbold, is the low bidder to demolish the former Red Cross Drug Store building.  Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said D&R has done demolition work in Archbold, and has worked for the v More...

Quiz Tournament Held Friday

Students from four Fulton County middle schools participated in the Fulton County Junior High Quiz Tournament, Friday, March 20, at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Joan Klopfenstein

Joan Marie (Neuenschwander) Klopfenstein, age 77, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Genesis Nursing Care of Bryan.  Prior to her retirement she had been a piano instructor for many years. Mrs. Neuenschwander was born on Feb. More...

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...

People

Grisier, Turnbull To Wed April 18

Gwendolyn Grisier, Archbold, and Thomas and Lisa Turnbull, Bryan, announce the engagement of their children, Emily Grisier, Archbold, and Caleb Turnbull, West Unity.  More...

Shorts Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Calvin and Marjorie Short, Archbold, are observing their 70th wedding anniversary.  Calvin Short and Marjorie Nofziger were married April 1, 1945, near Wauseon at the home of Marjorie’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. William B. Nofziger.  More...

Honor Students

McCaylen Croninger, Tanner Wyse, Tyson Dietrich, and Megan Gerig, Archbold, and Audra Klopfenstein, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester at Huntington (Ind.) University.  Students must earn at least a 3.50 More...

Opinion

Kruse Sets An Example

Men and women who reach high places in their fields of endeavor seem to be somehow superhuman or on a loftier plane than the rest.  Yet, many come from the same humble beginnings as the rest of us.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2005   Thomas Lyberg, pastor of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, led clergy and lay people in the procession of the cross through the historic district on Good Friday.  More...

Sunshine Week Is A Reminder That Government Belongs To Us

Almost everyone knows about Groundhog Day on Feb. More...

Breaking News - 3/24/2015 7:00 PM

Lima Central Catholic Falls In State Final - Free Access

Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph 63, Lima Central Catholic 50

Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph (23-4) became the first school to win a boys basketball state title in all four divisions, defeating Lima Central Catholic (26-3) 63-50 in the Div. More...

Breaking News - 3/24/2015 7:00 PM

DEFIANCE TOPS DUNBAR 46-45 IN STATE SEMIFINAL

Div. II State Boys Basketball Tournament

The Defiance Bulldogs (26-2), under head coach Kirk Lehman realized a dream on Friday, March 27, when they squared off against the Dayton Dunbar Wolverines (22-6), a five-time state champion, in the Division II boys basketball state semifinal at The More...

PHS Graduate In Line To Become Air Force General

Jeffrey Kruse is about to take a big step.  The Pettisville native and 1986 PHS graduate is in line to become a brigadier general in the United States Air Force.  Currently he holds the rank of colonel, something relatively few men and wome More...

Archbold Man Allegedly Steals From Elderly Woman

Keith A. More...

Egg Hunts Scheduled

Easter egg hunts will be held in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners over the next few weeks.  At Archbold, the hunt is at 10 am, Saturday, April 4, at Ruihley Park. More...

 

News

Cafeterias In Archbold Schools Have Turned Around, Rex Tells Board

Starting two years ago, the Archbold School District cafeterias were struggling.  With the advent of new federal government regulations calling for healthier foods in school cafeterias, the number of students buying lunch at school dropped to it More...

Concentration

Junior High Quiz Bowl competitors concentrate during the matches Friday, March 20. From top: Dalton Myers, Joel Flory, Pettisville; Natalie Roth, Archbold.– photos by David Pugh   More...

Concern Expressed About Keeping Young People Here

There is a “mass exodus” of young people from Northwest Ohio. More...

Public Record

Question Person About Green Leafy Substance

An Archbold police officer questioned a person about the smell of marijuana coming from a local residence, Sunday, March 15.  An officer went to a home in the 400 block of S. Lincoln St. More...

Beck Insurance Reports Garbage Problem

Police are investigating a case of unwanted trash placed in a local firm’s container.  A representative of Beck Insurance reported to police on Monday, March 16, that they found items “that were not used by the business” in th More...

Grand Jury Indicts 10

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Timothy L. Lange, 52, and Vincent P. More...

Sports

Five Return For AHS Baseball

“We have a lot of big shoes to fill, but we have a hardworking group,” said Dick Selgo, AHS head baseball coach.  Five letterwinners return to the diamond this year and look to continue the success from last year’s squad that w More...

AHS Track Ready For Spring

Mother Nature is still causing us a little grief in Northwest Ohio, but the sun is shining, and with that the Archbold track team is ready to spring into action.  Dina Gladieux enters her fifth season at the helm of the Blue and Gold, and has sp More...

Archbold Softball Welcomes Back Six

Joe Frank, Archbold head softball coach, welcomes back six letterwinners from last year’s squad that finished 25-2 and claimed a Northwest Ohio Athletic League title with an 8-0 mark before falling in the district championship game.  Frank More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship choir, music; Sarah Kinsman and worship team, offertory. Time of testimony and praise. Message, “The Passion Through Peter’s Eyes: Helpless,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Hold Band Exchange

Middle school students from Archbold and Pettisville held their second annual Junior High Band Exchange Day, Monday, March 23. More...

Organizations

Senior Center   More...