April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

High Winds Cause Damage

Top: High winds that roared through the area, Thursday night, April 9, took a portion of the roof off this building at the residence of Tony Wiemken, 19657 Co. Rd. V. Left: Debris from the barn lies in the ditch on the north side of the road. More...

Economic Impact Study To Be Presented To Village Officials Friday

Village officials will see a preliminary draft of the study of the economic impact of rerouting St. Rt. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jerry Lee Windisch

Jerry Lee Windisch, age 73, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the University of Toledo Medical Center.  Mr.Windisch was born in Wauseon on Nov. More...

Melvin L. Cordy

Melvin L. More...

Helen Martha (Shibler) Newcomer

Helen Martha (Shibler) Newcomer, age 81, of Bryan, died at 2:55 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan, where she was a resident.  Mrs. Newcomer was a graduate of Ridgeville Corners High School.  More...

Sports

Streaks Sweep Tinora Invite

The Archbold boys track team won its third straight Bob Eisenhart Invitational, Friday, April 10, at Tinora.  The girls team made it a sweep and won its second straight title.  Blue Streak boys won nine events, while the AHS girls won 10, i More...

AHS Tennis Falls To Northview

The Archbold boys tennis team had six of its first seven meets cancelled over the first two weeks of the season.  In the only match played, the Streaks lost to Sylvania Northview 4-1, Monday, April 6.   More...

AHS Baseball Wins Two, Stands At 5-1

After suffering a shutout to Northwest Ohio Athletic League powerhouse Bryan, Archbold recorded back-toback wins over Ayersville and Elmwood to improve to 5-1, 0-1 NWOAL. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Light & Love-Love: Practical Pity,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Sorting The Egg Harvest

Haiden Beck, 5, Pettisville, sorts the Easter eggs she collected during the Pettisville Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 11, at the Pettisville Park. Looking on is her father, Duane.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the April 6 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Bud Hitt, third; Dave Schaffner, second; Russ McQuillin, first place. Bank shot of the day and longest run: Schaffner.– courtesy photo   More...

Breaking News - 4/14/2015 7:00 PM

Subject Shoots Himself During Standoff With Police

A 25-year-old Archbold man shot himself after about a seven-hour standoff with police at his home at 303 South Lincoln Street.      As of Friday afternoon, police are not releasing the name of the subject. More...

Breaking News - 4/14/2015 7:00 PM

Archbold School Website Attacked By Virus

Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said Friday, April 17, the district website was attacked the previous evening by a virus, which posted writings allegedly linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.    & More...

Why Johnny Can’t Measure

During a factory tour arranged by the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation, Julia Garcia, a sales executive for employment agency Job1USA, said sometimes workers can’t be hired for one Archbold factory because applicants can’t r More...

Lung Transplant Gives Gomez A Second Chance At Life

How long can you hold your breath?  Ten seconds? More...

 

News

Archbold Schools Earn Music Honor

The Archbold Area School District has earned the Best Communities for Music Education designation.  District officials announced the district had received the honor, bestowed by the National Association of Music Merchants, or NAMM.  Archbol More...

PHS Seniors Give Back

Dustin Nofziger and Mikayla Crouch, Pettisville High School seniors, muck out a stall at Sauder Village for the school senior service day, Friday, April 10. More...

Emergency Management Agency Topic At Council

Heather Kost, director of the Fulton County Emergency Management Agency, appeared before Archbold Village Council during its Monday, April 6 meeting.  Kost briefed council on the status of the EMA natural hazards mitigation plan, which was in th More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 3   11:19 am: Suspicious vehicle, 300 block Stryker St., okay.  2:58 pm: Prisoner transport.  4:14 pm: Telephone complaint, 619 N. Defiance St.  April 4   9:36 am: Special detail, 200 block W. Williams St.  More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Bank of New York Mellon, Coral Gables, Fla., plaintiff vs Terry Topel, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure.  Tina Huddleston, Delta, plaintiff vs Joseph Hill, Lima, defendant. More...

Local Man Arrested After Report Of Fight

Steven K. More...

Opinion

Leave A Legacy

Be An Organ Donor

One Ohioan every other day. Twenty one people every day.  That’s how many people die waiting for life-saving donations of organs or tissues. More...

NSCC Contract: About Time

Northwest State Community College and the NSCC Education Association, which functions as a union for teachers, have approved a new labor contract. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 20, 2005   B&J Concrete Construction will start work on phase III of the North Defiance reconstruction project within a week or two of the start of phase I. More...