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Preparations Underway for Downtown Intersection Project

Construction To Start In About Two Weeks

Construction crews started work last week on the first step in the reconstruction of the North Defiance Street-Stryker Street intersection.  Plans call for road construction on the widening of the intersection to begin on or about Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Melba F. Schnitkey

Melba F. Schnitkey, age 87 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday afternoon, Sept. 6, 2015, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold.  She was born Aug. More...

Carol S. Hackett

Carol S. Hackett, aged 89, died peacefully on Sept. 5, 2015, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  She was born Aug. 12, 1926, in Wauseon, Ohio, to Harry E. More...

Roger L. Grieser

Roger L. Grieser, age 70, of Pettisville, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Sports

Mayer Kickoff Return Leads Blue Streaks To 26-21 Victory

It’s still a young season, but a come-from-behind win over visiting Wickliffe (1-1), Friday, Sept. 4 made the home football opener for Archbold a little more enjoyable.  More...

Streaks Get NWOAL Volleyball Win At Bryan

The Archbold volleyball team opened its Northwest Ohio Athletic League season with a 25-10, 15-25, 25- 17, 25-22 victory at Bryan, Tuesday, Sept. 1.  Archbold is 2-1, 1-0 NWOAL. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Scores Blowout Wins

The Archbold girls soccer team, ranked number one in Division III by the Northwest Ohio Soccer Coaches Association in last week’s poll, took to the road and came home with a pair of blowout wins to remain unbeaten at 4-0.  Over the first f More...

Breaking News - 9/8/2015 7:00 PM

Archbold School Bus In Crash; Two Students Checked, No Injuries To Students

      An Archbold school bus, which was stopped on US20A to pick up students, was struck from behind by another vehicle, Monday morning, Sept. More...

Pettisville Grain Gets $500,000 State Loan

Pettisville Grain Company has been approved for a $500,000 state loan as partial funding for a $1.4 million plus overall project.  The Ohio Controlling Board approved the release of the funds during its Aug. 31 meeting.  More...

Former AHS Teacher Now High School Principal At Van Wert

Bob Priest, a former Archbold High School government teacher and assistant football coach, is the new principal at Van Wert High School.  Priest, who moved back to his hometown of Van Wert in 2007, said he had done the coursework and gotten his More...

 

News

Ohio State Fair Placers

Local 4-Hers who placed at the Ohio State Fair:  Clock Trophy Winners   Mary Miller: Alcohol and Drug Abuse-Sr.; Nathan McVay: Beekeeping, Jr. More...

Roths Named King & Queen Of Golden Wedding Party

Vernon and Ruth Roth, Archbold, were named king and queen of the 57th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. More...

County Fair Attendance Unavailable

Attendance figures from the Fulton County Fair were unavailable Tuesday.  Amy Ambrose, spokesman for the Fulton County Fair Board, said official attendance figures for the Fulton County Fair will be released the week of Sept. 14.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 27   1:55 pm: Disabled semi, 100 block St. Anne St., caller advised semi moved.  3:45 pm: Suspicious vehicle, 300 block S. Lincoln St., car parked on street for some time, checked license plate number, all okay.  More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Sherri Beach, Britton, Mich., vs Gary Colon, Temple, Texas, obligor. URESA.  Patricia Williams, Delta, plaintiff vs Michael Williams, Boon, Mich., defendant. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Aug. 10   2:12 pm: Fairlawn Haven, false alarm.  Aug. More...

Opinion

Never Forget 9/11

Keep Memory Of September 11, 2001 Alive

For many, the words 9-11 stir fearful, unpleasant memories of the day terrorists crashed airliners into the twin towers of the New York World Trade Center, the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and a lonely field in Pennsylvania.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

St. John’s Christian   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 27: Sara Austin, Wauseon, girl; Nicole & Blake Young, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Organizations

Divorce  DivorceCare, a help seminar and support group, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., West Clinton Mennonite Church, 18029 Co. Rd. C, Wauseon.  Bereavement  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m., St. More...