April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Shoots Self During Standoff With Police

As of Tuesday morning, an Archbold man lies in critical condition in Toledo Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound he apparently inflicted upon himself around 2:30 pm, Friday, April 17.  He fired four shots from his gun– at least one into More...

Virus Attacks Archbold School Website

It was a virus, and not a dedicated team of computer hackers, that attacked the Archbold Area School District website, Thursday, April 16.  That’s what Aaron Rex, superintendent, said Friday, April 17.  More...

Demolition Bid For Red Cross Approved

The bid of D&R Demolition & Removal, rural Archbold, to remove the former Red Cross Drug Store building was approved by Archbold Village Council at its Monday, April 20 meeting.  The firm was the lowest of three other bidders, offering t More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marlin D. Croninger

Marlin D. Croninger, age 85, died Sunday morning, April 19, 2015, at Defiance Hospice Home.  He was born Oct. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Pauline (Nafziger) Rossman, 93, Archbold and formerly of Wauseon, died April 16, 2015. Survivors include three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Wauseon Woman Killed In April 16 Crash

Barbara Gomez, 67, Wauseon, died from injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle accident that occurred about 3:13 pm, Thursday, April 16.  The Fulton County Sheriff Department report indicates Gomez was driving a car south on Co. More...

Police Handle Juvenile Cases

Archbold police handled three juvenile cases recently, one of which resulted in an arrest and another that has been referred for possible prosecution.  Police were called to Archbold High School about 3:10 pm, Friday, April 10, after a 16-year-o More...

Dogs Taken To Safety

Brian Banister, Fulton County dog warden, leads a dog away from the house where an Archbold man apparently shot himself Friday afternoon, April 17. The dog was one of two taken from the house. More...

Opinion

Bad Things Happen In A Good Town, But It Remains A Good Town

The events of Friday, April 17, were a shock to Archbold.  A young man with a gun chose to harm himself, rather than accept the help that was offered him.  The sight of police officers in tactical entry gear crowded around his home, word of More...

Earth Day: Look At The Progress

Today is the 45th anniversary of the creation of Earth Day, the annual event that celebrates, commemorates, and urges action on things environmental.  Those who remember 1970 recall that at the time, pollution, most notably from automobiles, wa More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 27, 2005   More...

Breaking News - 4/21/2015 7:00 PM

Man Killed In Wauseon Shooting; Police Seek Archbold Man

A Wauseon Police officer said Sunday afternoon WPD is still searching for Romualdo M. Cordoba, Jr., 38, of Archbold and rural Fulton County. More...

Breaking News - 4/21/2015 7:00 PM

Archbold, Wauseon, Fayette Battle House Fire

Three fire departments responded to this house fire on St. Rt. 2 Sunday afternoon. More...

Juvenile Court Charges Filed In Sexting Case

Michael Bumb, Fulton County Juvenile Court Judge, announced in a press release yesterday, Tuesday, that charges have been filed against five juveniles in connection with the investigation of sexting at Archbold schools.  More...

Economic Impact Study Not Ready

The study of the economic impact of the realignment of St. Rts. More...

Pretty For Prom

Pettisville High School students and their dates arrived at the school Saturday afternoon to promenade before parents, relatives, friends, and members of the community before going to their annual prom, held at Northwest State Community College. More...

 

News

Archbold, Pettisville Four County Students In Math Competition

Jeff Sparks, an Archbold student studying computer networking and repair at Four County Career Center, will attend a math competition in Findlay, Friday, April 24.  A total of 37 teams of Four County students each competed in the Seventh Annual More...

Earn Scholarships

The Pettisville FFA Alumni and Friends group has awarded three college scholarships.  Receiving the college scholarship is Taylor Kruse, daughter of Peggy and Jack.  Kruse is a junior at The Ohio State University majoring in animal science More...

Aaron Bontrager Presents Work In Senior Art Exhibit

Aaron Bontrager, AHS ‘11, is among 12 senior art majors at Goshen (Ind.) College to showcase work in the Music Center Hershberger Art Gallery through April 26.  The son of Phil and Lynette, Bontrager is showing graphic design work, includi More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Wins Two, Drops Two

The Archbold baseball team dropped two games last week, one to Northwest Ohio Athletic League rival Swanton and a non-league game to Perrysburg.  The Blue and Gold picked up NWOAL wins over Patrick Henry and Montpelier and stand 7-3, 2-2 NWOAL. More...

AHS Softball Moves To 10-2 On Season

The Archbold softball team went 4-1 last week to raise its record to 10-2, 2-0 in the league, including an 18-2 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win over Patrick Henry.  The Streaks then lost to Springfield 15-1 while defeating Tinora 8-6 and swee More...

AHS Girls Track Wins Tri-Meet, Boys Second

The Archbold girls track team easily won a tri-meet with Evergreen and Patrick Henry, Tuesday, April 14, while the AHS boys finished second.  Girls   Archbold 93, Evergreen 42, Patrick Henry 33  100: 1. Noe (E) 13.1 seconds; 2. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Kim Rosales, worship team, offertory. Message, “Light & Love: Love: Test Tolerance,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

AHS Students, Youth For Christ Reps Meet

A member of the staff and a volunteer of Defiance Area Youth for Christ met with AHS students, Friday, March 27. The students are backing a proposed community center for the village. More...

Births

Fulton Co. More...