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Regional Champions

The Archbold girls track team won the Division III regional championship, Wednesday and Friday, May 27-29, at Tiffin. In addition, three girls relays– the 4x100-meter relay, 4x200, and 4x400– won regional titles. More...

Toledo Starts Process To Pull Out Of CCNO

Officials of the city of Toledo have informed the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio they intend to drop out of the commission by December 2018.  City officials notified the Commission of their intentions at a special Wednesday, May 27 mee More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Myra Joan Mulder Short

Myra Joan Mulder Short, 94 years of age, passed away at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, Ohio on Sunday, May 31, 2015, following a brief illness.  She was born on Oct. More...

Edith H. Hayes

Edith H. Hayes, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Oct. 19, 2014, at Mesa, Ariz.  She was born July 10, 1925, in Sherwood, the daughter of Emil and Lena (Miller) Schroeder.  She married Owen Hayes on Aug. More...

Richard J. Miller

Richard J. More...

People

2015 AHS Award Winners

4.0 GPA Award Gavin Morton. Academic GPA Awards More...

Pettisville Junior High 2015 Award Winners

Outstanding Student Awards Advanced Junior High Math: Megan King Ag 8: Lindsey Crossgrove and Kayla Wyse Algebra 1 (8th grader): Josh Bock Art 8: Marais Borton English 7: Danielle King English 8: Lindsay Crossgrove More...

Scouts Advance

These Boy Scouts, members of Archbold Troop 63, were advanced in rank during a Court of Honor, Tuesday, May 19, at the Ruihley Park Scout Cabin. Seated, from left: Josiah Ruiz and Ben Holley, who crossed over from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. More...

Opinion

Toledo Pulling Out Of CCNO

Now comes word that Toledo City Council will soon consider pulling out of the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio.  Lucas County has already announced it is going to quit the regional jail. More...

Old Photo Corner

G.W. Myers Livery and Feed Barn was located on main street. Persons in photo are unknown.– Antique photograph from the collection of Al Carter   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 8, 2005   AHS baseball fans welcomed home the state champions with cheers, tears, and standing ovations, Saturday, June 4, when the Streaks defeated Frankfort Adena 7- 1, in Dayton.  More...

Breaking News - 6/2/2015 7:00 PM

FIRE DESTROYS HOUSE IN ARCHBOLD SAT. NIGHT

A fire destroyed the home of Vond and Mary Hall, 500 Walnut St., Archbold, Saturday evening, June 6.Archbold-German Township, Wauseon, Gorham-Fayette, and Ridgeville fire departments battled the blaze.More details as they become available.-Posted 6.6 More...

New Gas Pipeline To Be Constructed Through German Township Continues Planning Process

While a proposed natural gas pipeline through Swancreek Township in eastern Fulton County is drawing stiff local opposition, a pipeline proposed for western Fulton County is flying under the radar.  The ET Rover Pipeline project calls for the co More...

“Best Days Are Ahead Of Us”

AHS Class Of 2015:

Erin Erbskorn and Gavin Morton, members of the Archbold High School Class of 2015, talked about several things during their graduation address at AHS commencement, Sunday, May 31.  They talked about memories made; going different directions, yet More...

Council Takes Steps To Put Property Tax Replacement Levy On Nov. 3 Ballot

Archbold Village Council took the first step toward replacing the village 3.3-mill property tax levy during its Monday night, June 1 meeting.  If approved by village voters, replacing the levy will drive up the taxes property owners in the vill More...

 

News

The Last Ride

Pettisville teachers wave goodbye to their students as the school buses take students home for the last time on the last day of the 2014-15 school year, Friday, May 29. More...

Municipal Tax Up, Council Members Told

Gross revenue generated by the Archbold municipal income tax was up in May and April.  Dennis Howell, village administrator, told Archbold Village Council at its Monday, June 1 meeting, that year-to-date collections for January through May were More...

Council Meets In Executive Session Mon.

Archbold Village Council met in executive session for about 55 minutes during its Monday, June 1 meeting.  It was the longest council executive session in recent memory.  Stated reason for the closed door session was for property negotiatio More...

Public Record

Growing Corn Or Rice?

Heavy rains the weekend of May 30-31 left water standing in many places throughout the county, such as this field north of St. Rt. 2 and west of Co. Rd. 21 late Sunday afternoon. More...

Local Man Arrested On Disorderly, Resisting, Obstructing Charges

An Archbold police officer arrested Steve Sheeks, 48, 506 South St., after an incident that occurred Monday, May 25.  The police report states at about 2:08 pm that day, an officer was in the 500 block of South Street when he heard “an ind More...

School Trees Covered In Toilet Paper

Archbold police are investigating a case of vandalism at Archbold High School.  An officer wrote in his report that while on patrol about 2:30 am, Monday, May 25, he noticed several trees at the school had been covered in toilet paper.  &ld More...

Sports

Archbold Girls Win Regional Title

Three AHS Girls Relays Win Titles, All Four Advance To State

Archbold finished in the top four in five events, including three first-place finishes, on its way to a Division III regional girls track and field title, Wednesday, May 27, and Friday, May 29, in Tiffin.  The top four finishers in each event ad More...

Streaks Fall To Bloom-Carroll In Regional Final

After defeating Fairview 4- 1 to advance to the Division III regional softball final, Archbold fell to state power Bloom-Carroll 12-0 to finish as runners-up.  It is Bloom-Carroll’s fourth straight regional title. More...

Williams Named NWOAL Softball Player Of Year

Cassidy Williams, an AHS senior, was named the Player of the Year in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2015 softball season.  Madison Kohler and Alyssa Ziegler, juniors, were also named to First Team All- NWOAL.  Cassi Wyse, a juni More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Marriage Revisited: Will it last?” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Excellence In Music

Two Archbold middle school band students were presented with 2015 Excellence in Music awards, Thursday, May 21. From left: Jeremiah Hartman; Beth Voll, band director; Katie Short.– courtesy photo   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 22: Ruth & Noah Mayer, Alvordton, boy.  May 24: Meagan & Jeremy Beck, Archbold, girl.  May 26: Shannon Fenton, Wauseon, girl.  May 27: Samantha & Kyle Cole, Lyons, boy.   More...