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DIV. IV SECTIONAL BASEBALL

Hicksville 6, Pettisville 4

Hicksville defeated Pettisville 6-4 in the Division IV sectional baseball final at Pettisville, Wednesday, May 13.  The Aces move on to district competition at Bryan.  The Birds finish their season with a 10-9 record.-Posted 5.14, More...

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DIVISION IV SECTIONAL SOFTBALL

Wayne Trace 2, Pettisville 1

Wayne Trace defeated Pettisville 2-1 in eight innings to win a Div. IV sectional softball title, Thursday, May 14. The Raiders advance to the district semifinal, Tuesday, May 19, at Bryan.–posted 5.14, 7:50 pm  More...

Wednesday Night Couch Racing at West Clinton Mennonite Church - Free Access

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AHS Prom Royalty

These students were chosen as the royal court for the 2015 Archbold High School prom. From left: Ashton Johns, prom queen; Gavin Morton, prom king; Madison Kohler, prom princess, and Derek Walker, prom prince. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dorothy Eileen Meller

Dorothy Eileen Meller, age 85, of Archbold and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2015, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

Robert D. Hicks, Jr.

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Ricky Sauber

Ricky Sauber, of Archbold, gained eternal peace on Saturday, May 2, 2015.  Ricky was born on July 7, 1990, in Cuyahoga Falls. More...

People

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H club held its sixth meeting, Tuesday, May 5, at St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington. Thirty-three members were in attendance. Members gave demonstrations and club t-shirts were designed. More...

Honor Students

Alyxandria Smith, Archbold, was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. More...

Somber Moment

The “victim” of a single-car crash is loaded aboard a hearse to be taken to a funeral home in this scene from a mock accident, Thursday, May 7, at Spengler Field. More...

Opinion

Couch Racing Wacky Fun

There are few things in the world more fun than watching youths having fun with some improbable, if not impossible, creations. More...

One Vote Can Make A Difference

People who think their votes don’t matter are wrong, especially when it comes to local races, where the numbers are smallest.  Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted points out that, across Ohio, the Nov. 4, 2014. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wed., May 18, 2005   The Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities will ask county commissioners to place a two-mill continuing property tax levy on the November ballot.  More...

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DIV. III SECTIONAL SOFTBALL

Archbold 10, Woodmore 0

Archbold advanced to a Div III sectional softball final with a 10-0 semifinal win over Woodmore, Tuesday, May 12, at Archbold.  The Streaks play Rossford for a sectional title, Friday, May 15, 5 p.m., at Archbold.–Posted 5.13, 11:05 am  More...

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Alleged Murderer Captured In Texas

 Romualdo M. Cordoba, Jr., 38, Archbold, the man wanted for allegedly shooting and killing Joshua S. More...

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DIV. III SECTIONAL BASEBALL

Evergreen 3, Archbold 2

Evergreen defeated Archbold 3-2 in the Division III sectional baseball final at Archbold, Thursday, May 14.The Vikings advance to the district semifinal at Defiance, Thursday, May 21, where they play Lake, who defeated Swanton 4-0 in their secti More...

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DIVISION III SECTIONAL SOFTBALL

Archbold 2, Rossford 1

Archbold defeated Rossford 2-1 to win a Div. III sectional softball championship, Friday, May 15, at Archbold. The Streaks play Genoa in a district semfinal, Wednesday, May 20, 5 p.m., at Maumee. More...

Inaccurate Data Delays Economic Impact Study

Inaccurate data has been found in draft versions of the study looking into the economic impact of rerouting St. Rts. More...

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Wait For Final State Budget Plan

School administrators across Ohio are watching as state officials hash out the state budget plan for the next two years.  The next biannual state budget will determine how much state support school districts will receive.  Currently, there More...

 

News

New Liechty Farm Equipment Building Is Big

When you work on big machines, you need a big shop.  That, in a nutshell, is the reason for the decision to build a new 12,000-square-foot building for Kenn-Feld Group, Archbold, doing business as Liechty Farm Equipment.  Chris Liechty, a p More...

Pettisville Backs Plan To Allow More Wind Power

Pettisville school officials are backing a proposed rule change that would allow the district to generate more electricity with its wind turbine.  More...

Pettisville School Income Tax Tops $500,000 For Year

Revenue generated by the Pettisville Local School District 1% income tax topped $500,000 for the first time.  Chris Lee, district fiscal offi- cer, gave the Pettisville school board the information at its Monday, May 11 meeting.  The $500,0 More...

Public Record

Two Out Of Three

Two of the three trailers of this semi rig were blown over on the Ohio Turnpike near the 28-mile-marker, Monday afternoon, May 11. Archbold Rescue was called to the scene about 2:46 pm, but the driver was not injured. More...

Man Arrested For Domestic Violence

James Allen Brian, 46, 506 South Street, is free on his own recognizance after he was arrested by Archbold police, Tuesday, May 5, on charges of domestic violence and failure to comply with the order of a police officer.  The police report state More...

Vandals Strike Same Residence Twice

Vandals damaged window screens in the same residence in the Archbold Villas complex twice in about 10 days, Archbold police reports state.  Connie K. More...

Sports

AHS Girls 2nd, Boys 3rd At Palmer Relays

Defiance defended its boys and girls titles at the 40th annual Palmer Relays, Thursday, May 7, at Defiance.  The Archbold girls team finished second, while the boys were third. More...

AHS Boys Go For Seventh Straight Title At NWOAL Track Meet

Archbold will attempt to win its seventh straight boys title as it hosts the Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field meet, last night, Tuesday, and Friday, May 15.  The Blue Streak boys have won six straight NWOAL team titles.  Wause More...

Streaks Clinch Outright NWOAL Title

Archbold picked up the outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball title with a convincing 16-3 win over Evergreen last week, while also defeating Pettisville 6-0 and Fairview 6-4.  The Apaches were ranked seventh in the latest Division III More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

First Communion

Receiving first communion, Sunday, May 3, at St. Peter Catholic Church, Archbold, were, from left: Caleb Harrow, Reese Green-Ankney, Bradley Williams, Catherine Row, Oliver Seibert. More...

Organizations

SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, May 14, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. More...