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Vandock’s Head Shaved After Choirs Earn Three Superiors

AHS Choirs Know How To Focus, Work Together, Remain Calm In Competition

Kent Vandock, director of choral activities for the Archbold Area School District, said the students in his three AHS choirs excel at working together.  That and other skills enabled them to walk away from the Ohio Music Education Association St More...

Quilters Take The Stage

Volunteers demonstrated their quilting skills on the stage at Founder’s Hall during the annual Sauder Village quilt show, Tuesday, April 28 through Sunday, May 3. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Robert D. Hicks, Jr.

Robert D. Hicks, Jr., age 66, of Stryker, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 5, 2015, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. More...

Mary Lou Frost

Mary Lou Frost, age 79 years, of Stryker, passed away Sunday evening, May 3, 2015, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.  She was born Jan. More...

Roger L. Hamrick

Roger L. Hamrick, age 60, of Bryan, passed away at 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, after an extended illness.  Mr. More...

People

Parents Announce May 16 Wedding

Norris and Nancy Allan, Fayette, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Andrea Jean, to Corey Michael Wyse, son of Michael and Julia, Archbold.  More...

Rufenacht Receives Award

Tanner Rufenacht, PHS ‘13, received the Outstanding Sophomore Award in mathematics at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Mich. More...

Bontrager And Zimmerman Study In Peru

David Bontrager, AHS ‘13 and son of Phil and Lynette, and Zachary Zimmerman, AHS ‘13 and son of Michael and Debra, are among a group of Goshen College students who left for Peru last week as part of a Study-Service Term.  They will s More...

Opinion

Archbold Music Program Shines In Our State

Archbold has long been known for its outstanding athletic teams. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 11, 2005   Many residents have been collecting souvenir bricks from North Defiance Street. The bricks were laid in 1896-97.  More...

Old Photo Corner

Landmarks have a life until something new take their places. A truck-mounted crane with a clamshell bucket levels Joe’s Corner Diner at the corner of North Defiance and Stryker streets. More...

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Kent Vandock Has His Head Shaved! - Free Access

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After promising members of the three Archbold High School choirs that he would shave his head if they earned Superior ratings at state competition, Kent Vandock, director of choral activities for AHS, followed through by allowing his wife, Danielle, More...

Emily Rupp Assists With Nepal Earthquake Relief

It isn’t often that one hears about a disaster on the other side of the world and your first thought is about your own family.  But that is what happened when Tom and Deanna Rupp, Pettisville, heard about the earthquake in Nepal. More...

Krueger Named Chamber Of Commerce Director

The new director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce has been named, and it’s a familiar face.  AmyKrueger, former AACC assistant administrator, has taken over as director.  She officially started her new job, Friday, May 1.  More...

 

News

Dressed To The Nines

Enjoying the atmosphere and dressed in their finery at the Kentucky Derby, Saturday, May 2, in Louisville, Ky., were, from left: Emma Dunn, Danielle Leaser, Haley Nemcik, and Tara Nemcik. All are from Archbold.– courtesy photo   More...

Breaking News - 5/5/2015 7:00 PM

Special Election Results Told

The Fulton County Board of Elections has announced unofficial results of the four issues that went before voters in  More...

Grant Pays For 80% Of Road D Resurfacing

Fulton County is getting 17 miles of Co. Rd. More...

Public Record

Archbold Man Wanted In Murder Still At Large

Romualdo M. Cordoba, Jr., 38, Archbold, who is wanted by Wauseon police on a charge of murder, is still at large. Cordoba, whose address is listed as a residence in the Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community, allegedly shot Joshua S. More...

Man In April 17 Shooting Incident Dies

Ricky Sauber, Archbold, the man who apparently shot himself, Friday, April 17, in his Archbold home, has died.  Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief, confirmed that Sauber died early Saturday morning, May 2, at Toledo Hospital.  The Lucas County More...

Stolen Trailer Valued at $3,000

A trailer stolen from an Archbold business is valued at $3,000, an Archbold police report states.  A representative of Sys- tech Handling, Inc., told police Friday, April 24, that the trailer, an open, car-hauler type, was parked in the firm par More...

Sports

Softball, Baseball Tournaments Set

Pairings and dates for baseball and softball tournaments have been set.  In a change this year, the better seeds hosts the first two rounds of the sectional tourneys.  Div. More...

Blue Streak Baseball Wins 10th Straight Game

The Archbold baseball team upped its record to 17-4 last week with six wins and improved to 4-3 in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action with wins over Delta and Liberty Center. More...

On The Mound

Archbold’s Matt Sevey winds up to pitch against Delta, Monday, April 27. Sevey recorded his third win with only one loss as the Streaks beat the Panthers, 7-1. Archbold is 17-4 on the season.– photo by Mario Gomez   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Light & Love: Love-where life comes from,” Derek Mac, guest speaker.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

A son, Brady James, was born April 29, 2015, at Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Bryan to Brad Myers and Stacie Perez, Wauseon. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He has two siblings: Jaylee, 8, and Alexis, 6. More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, May 13, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan.  Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, May 7&21, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. More...