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Stryker Street Turn Lanes Will Shift 12 Feet North; Angle Parking Added

When North Defiance Street is resurfaced this year, there will be some decorative embossed or imprinted pavement.  But exactly how much imprinting has not been decided.  That was the discussion at Archbold Village Council, Monday, June 1.& More...

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Public Record

Wyse Off Probation, Allred Now Full-Time

Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief, has completed his sixmonth probationary period and will continue in the position.  Archbold Village Council approved the decision unanimously at its Monday, June 1 meeting.  Wyse, an APD officer since 1986, More...

Grinder Stolen From Archbold Business

A representative of Black Swamp Equipment told police a male made off with a tool valued at about $200 at about 11:27 am, Thursday, May 28.  The representative said as the subject left the store, the item could be seen protruding from under his More...

Only One Business Sold Alcohol To Minor

The Kroger supermarket in Swanton was the only store in Fulton County to sell alcohol to an underage informant during a sweep in early May.  The results of the “compliance checks” were announced by Healthy Choices Caring Communities, More...

Sports

AHS Girls 4x200, 4x400 Place Second At State; Wyse Third In 200, 400

Two Archbold girls relays finished second to lead AHS and Pettisville athletes at the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday, June 5-6, in Columbus.  The AHS girls 4x400-meter relay team of Jensyn Garrow, Meridith Short, A More...

Academic All-Ohio

Five AHS female student-athletes were named Academic All-Ohio for the 2015 track and field season. To be eligible, students must compete at the state meet, be at least a sophomore, and have a gpa of 3.5 or higher. More...

Kohler Named Div. III All-State Honorable Mention

Madison Kohler, an Archbold junior outfielder, was recently selected Division III Honorable Mention All-Ohio honors in softball.  Kohler hit .419 while connecting for four home runs, nine doubles, and driving in 34 runs.  The Streaks comple More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson, worship leader; Larry & Rita Wyse shared on upcoming transition to Miracle Camp. Danielle Childs, Nick and Sara Hudson and worship team, offertory. More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 15-22   MONDAY: breaded pork chops, o’brien potatoes, capri blend vegetables, fresh fruit, pudding.  TUESDAY: broccoli cheese soup, roast beef sandwich, pea salad, fresh melon.  WEDNESDAY: steamed franks or chicken b More...

Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the June 1 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Retirement Community, are, from left: Bud Hitt, first place; Russ McQuillin, second; Dale Gautsche, third. Bank shot of the day: McQuillin. More...

St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 Economic Impact Study Results To Be Presented Wed., June 17 At AHS

The results of a study of the economic impact of a proposed rerouting of St. Rts. 2 and 66 outside the village of Archbold will be presented to the public Wednesday, June 17, 7 pm, at the Archbold High School auditorium.  More...

Judge Denies Motion For Closure In Juvenile Court

Michael Bumb, Fulton County Juvenile Court judge, denied a request by attorneys for two Archbold teenagers involved in the Archbold sexting case to close the courtroom to the public and media in a hearing Wednesday, June 3.  More...

Side By Side At State Track

Archbold’s Alicia Hernandez, left, and Pettisville’s Nichole Foor run side by side in the girls 4x800-meter relay at the Division III state track and field tournament, Friday, June 5, in Columbus. More...

 

News

Council Okays New Welcome Signs

Archbold Village Council approved spending more than $18,000 on new “Welcome to Archbold” signs at the three highway entrances to the village.  Village officials are currently discussing options for the other roads entering the villa More...

Relay For Life Event Down About $27,000

The number of teams involved, and the amount of money collected, at the annual Fulton County Relay For Life event were down for 2015.  Relay For Life is a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. More...

Poultry Banned From Ohio Fairs

The Fulton County Fair, long famous for its animal exhibitions, will be short this year, as birds of any type, including chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys, will not be displayed.  The reason is the avian flu, technically known as Highly Pathog More...

People

Henry Co. Seeking Nominations For Ag Hall Of Fame

The Henry County Agriculture Society and the Henry County Farm Bureau are seeking nominations for the Henry County Agriculture Hall of Fame. More...

Earns Degree

Trevor Neuenschwander, son of Chris and Toni, Archbold, received a Bachelor of Science degree in manufacturing technology during commencement exercises from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio Northern University recently. More...

Earns Degree

Isaac Dahl, Archbold, earned an Associate of Arts degree during commencement exercises, Sunday, May 10, at Hesston (Kan.) College. More...

Opinion

Attend The June 17 Presentation Of The Economic Impact Study

After months of delays, the study of the economic impact of the proposed rerouting of St. Rts. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 15, 2005   More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

OLD PHOTO CORNER: A steam locomotive pulling cars comes from the east to the Elmira Depot. Antique photograph from the collection of Al Carter   More...