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Breaking News - 10/20/2015 7:00 PM

DIV. III BOYS SOCCER SECTIONAL FINALS

Archbold Beats Swanton, Pettisville Falls To Lake

Archbold shut out Swanton 4-0 to win a Div. III boys soccer sectional championship, Saturday, Oct. 24, at Archbold.The Streaks (15-2) play Maumee Valley Country Day (4-5-1) in a district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Judge Denies Accused Murderer’s Request To Attend Mother’s Funeral

James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, has denied a request to allow a man charged with murder to attend the funeral of his mother.  Chris Dreyer, the Swant on-based attorney defending accused murderer Romauldo Cordoba, Jr., 38, A More...

Archbold Council, School Board Contested Races Go To Voters

When voters in the village of Archbold and the Archbold Area School District go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3, they will need to make decisions.  On Archbold Village Council, four persons are running for three seats. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Primitivo “Max” Rocha

Primitivo “Max” Rocha, Archbold, died Thursday, Oct. More...

Richard D. Riegsecker

Richard D. Riegsecker, age 73 years, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday evening, Oct. 13, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee.  He was born Oct. More...

Thelma S. Fry

Thelma S. Fry passed away on Sunday, Oct. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Soccer Wins NWOAL

The Archbold boys soccer team defeated Northwest Ohio Athletic League foes Liberty Center (2-12-2, 1-3-1 NWOAL), Tuesday, Oct. 13, and Delta (3-12, 2-3 NWOAL), Thursday, Oct. More...

PHS Spikers Win Third Straight BBC Title

Pettisville won its third straight Buckeye Border Conference title with a 10-0 record after beating Edon, Tuesday, Oct. 13, and Hilltop, Thursday, Oct. More...

PHS Girls Win Third Straight BBC Title

The Pettisville girls cross country team won its third straight Buckeye Border Conference championship after winning its third straight BBC Jamboree of the season, Saturday, Oct. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: combined worship service. Lincoln Brewster, worship, offertory. Message, “Ezra & Nehemiah: A Story of Restoration,” Jesse Kahler. Fellowship with refreshments followed the service. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 8: Megan & Daniel Kovar, Fayette, boy.   More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders   Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.   More...

Breaking News - 10/20/2015 7:00 PM

DIV. III SECTIONAL VOLLEYBALL

Archbold Falls In Sectional Final

Evergreen (21-2) won the Div. III sectional volleyball championship, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/20/2015 7:00 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL VOLLEYBALL

Pettisville Wins Sectional Title

Pettisville defeated Edon 25-15, 25-9, 25-13, to win a Div. IV sectional championship, Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Bird Cage.The second-seeded Blackbirds play third-seeded Antwerp in a district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/20/2015 7:00 PM

DIV III DISTRICT CROSS COUNTRY

Pettisville Girls Second At District; Riley, Garrow Advance Individually

The Pettisville girls soccer team finished second at the Div. III district cross country meet, Saturday, Oct. 24, at Napoleon.Nichole Foor was the first Bird into the chute, finishing second in 19:25. More...

Breaking News - 10/20/2015 7:00 PM

DIV. III GIRLS SOCCER SECTIONAL FINAL

Archbold 1, Genoa 0

Archbold (11-4-2) defeated Genoa (5-7-3) 1-0, Saturday, Oct. 24, to win a Div. III girls soccer sectional championship at Archbold. The Streaks play Woodmore (16-1-1) in a district semifinal, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7 pm, at Genoa. More...

Klopfenstein Indicted For Attempted Murder

The Fulton County Grand Jury indicted Preston Alan Klopfenstein, 20, Archbold, on two counts of attempted murder, Monday, Oct. 19.  Archbold police were called to the Klopfenstein home at 2:37 pm, Wednesday, Sept. More...

 

News

Soybean Harvest Done; Corn Done This Week

The Fulton County soybean harvest is essentially complete, and corn will be finished by this weekend.  Eric Richer, Fulton County Agricultural Extension Agent, said that was the situation in the agricultural community as of midday yesterday, Tue More...

State Cuts To Archbold Schools Cost $1 Million Over Five Years

The state legislature decision to phase out the tangible personal property tax guarantee will cost the Archbold Area School District about $1 million over five years.  That’s what Christine Ziegler, chief fiscal officer of the Archbold Are More...

Archbold Police Get Deal On New Guns

The Archbold Police Department got a great deal on new handguns, Archbold council was told Monday, Oct. More...

Public Record

Sunday Crash Sends One To Hospital

A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Co. Rds. 22 and F sent a woman to the Fulton County Health Center, Sunday, Oct. 18.  Barbara A. More...

Sunday Afternoon Crash

Preliminary information from the Fulton County Sheriff Department indicates Taylor M. Haines, 16, Stryker was driving this car east on Co. Rd. G about 12:26 pm, Sunday, Oct. More...

Car, Truck Collide

A car and a cargo van collided at the intersection of South Defiance Street and Lugbill Road about 10:45 am, Thursday, Oct. 15, an Archbold police report states.  The van, driven by Christopher Aaron Martinico, 42, Defiance, owned by C.R. More...

Opinion

Teen Drinking Is A Bad Choice

In the news recently was word that some Archbold High School students, including several studentathletes, consumed alcoholic beverages prior to the AHS Homecoming dance.  About the only good thing that can be said of the situation is at least so More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005   Five candidates filed petitions for three Archbold School Board seats: Roel Galvan, Keith Radabaugh, Cheryl Storrer, Tony Warncke, Janet Wyse.  More...

A Water Park? Near Fayette?

Upon first hearing the idea of building a water park near Fayette, did you think it is a little bit crazy?  Think again before dismissing the idea.  Fayette is 51 minutes from Jackson, Mich., where 33,500 people live. More...