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Safe!

The throw is high for Ayersville catcher Dauson Dales, allowing Sam Petersen to score Archbold’s second run in their Acme baseball North Sectional championship game, Sunday, July 5, at Archbold. More...

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Obituaries

Carolyn Attalie Hoyt

Carolyn Attalie Hoyt, age 88, of rural Swanton, passed away Saturday morning, July 4, 2015, in her home.  Carolyn was born in Toledo, Ohio, on May 6, 1927, the daughter of Homer and Caryl (Armstrong) Hageman.  On Sept. More...

Kathryn Marie Briskey

Kathryn Marie Briskey, age 87 years, 11 months, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday evening, July 1, 2015.  She was born to Wm. L. and Mattie (Grieser) Nofziger on July 31, 1927.  On Nov. More...

Oliver Junior (Bud) Schantz

Oliver Schantz, 75, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio after a lengthy illness.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver O. More...

People

FFA News

Chrysta Beck, PHS ‘14, traveled to Costa Rica in June with 64 other FFA members and advisors from around the country with ambitions of future careers in agriculture. More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4- H Club will hold its family potluck meeting, Tuesday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Ruihley Park. Bring table service and a dish to pass. The pool will be available after for swimming. More...

Honor Students

Ryan King, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at The University of Findlay. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. ----- More...

Opinion

Water, Water Everywhere, Except Out West

California officials are making drastic cuts in the use of water in an effort to cope with one of the worst droughts in history.  Meanwhile, the Archbold area is beginning to dry out after a record month for rainfall.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 13, 2005   Council approved borrowing $800,000 in one-year notes to pay B&J Concrete & Construction, Toledo, contractor of the North Defiance Street project.  More...

Exclude Exclusion: Local-Hiring Mandates Are Unfair To Those Barred From Job Openings

A hypothetical question: Would it be right for a construction worker who lives in Westerville– and pays state taxes– to be turned down for a job on a statetaxpayer funded project in Columbus in favor of a Columbus resident?  Even if More...

Black Bear Bagged In Canada By Pettisville Factory Owner

People might say that Pettisville employer Rod Notestine is into archery in a big way... More...

State Rt. 66 Realignment Project Moves Forward

Archbold Village Council approved moving forward with the engineering and environmental study of the proposed St. Rt. 66 realignment project at its Monday, July 6 meeting.  More...

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Winners In New State Budget

The Archbold and Pettisville school districts came out ahead when John Kasich, Ohio governor, signed the latest biannual budget, Tuesday, June 30.  Steve Switzer, Pettisville superintendent, said only projections of the amount of state funding t More...

 

News

Newest Citizens

Jeffrey J. Helmick, presiding judge of the United States District Court of Northern Ohio, Western District, administers the oath of citizenship to 44 new citizens of the United States during a ceremony at Sauder Village, Saturday, July 4. More...

Health Department Seeks Levy Replacement In Fall

The Fulton County Health Department will ask voters to approve a replacement of a half-mill (.5) property tax levy this fall.  Kim Cupp, Fulton County Health Commissioner, said if voters approve the levy replacement, additional revenue raised wi More...

Commissioners Take Steps To Bring Dog Pound Into Compliance With OEPA

Fulton County has taken the necessary steps to bring the incinerator at the county dog pound into compliance with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency rules.  The incinerator, or animal crematory, was found to be in violation of OEPA rules for r More...

Public Record

Barn, House Fires Over Weekend

The Fourth of July holiday weekend was a busy one for area firefighters, as a garage and a shop building burned Friday morning, July 3, and a house burned Saturday evening, July 4. More...

Man Cited In Deep Water Mishap

Tyler Stuart Livensparger, 46, Bryan, was cited for driving on a closed road after his vehicle became immobilized in high water about 9:44 a.m., Monday, June 29.  The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Livensparger was driving a car More...

Attempted Scam

Janet Dominique, 77, Archbold, told police on Friday, June 26, there was an attempt to defraud her credit card.  A transfer of funds was stopped, but Dominique told officers she was asked to file reports with Archbold police and the Ohio Attorne More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

Archbold defeated Holgate 3-1, Thursday, June 25, in Acme baseball action. The Streaks led 1-0 after one and scored twice in the fifth. Holgate scored its only run in the sixth. Sam Petersen was the winning pitcher. More...

Junior Acme Baseball

Archbold shut out Miller City 10-0, Monday, June 29, in the finals of the winner’s bracket of the Junior Acme district tournament at Archbold. Archbold was ahead 2-0 after one and 5-0 after three. More...

Religion

Church Adds Storage Building

Erich Christman, pastor of St. John’s Christian Church, said a new storage building is being constructed on church property. More...

Nathan's Journey To Archbold Long And Winding

For Jim Nathan, the new pastor at the Archbold United Methodist Church, the path to Archbold is a long one, with a few twists and turns along the way.  Nathan, a native of the state of Oregon, started college in an entirely different field.  More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “How to THRIVE as a church: When Church Members Attack, I Corinthians 6.” Nathan Lugbill, guest pastor.  Central Mennonite   More...