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Huffman Elected To Council; Eicher, Morton Reelected

Fulton County Voter Turnout Tops 47%

Voter turnout in Fulton County topped 47% in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 General Election, the largest in recent memory. More...

Councilman Complains About Mess From Street Paving Projects

Kevin Morton, an Archbold village councilman, complained that construction crews working on paving streets in the village were messy. Speaking during the Monday, Nov. More...

State-Bound

Left: The Pettisville girls cross country team qualified for the Division III state cross country meet by finishing fourth at the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 31, at Tiffin. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Richard Kimmel Watkins

Richard Kimmel Watkins, born Sept. 7, 1923, in Wauseon, the son of Dorr and Opal (Richards) Watkins, died Nov. 1, 2015.  He married Evelyn Gae Pittman on Dec. 10, 1944.  More...

DEATH NOTICES

Shannon Dawn Torok, 23, Wauseon, died Oct. 29, 2015. Survivors include her parents, Richard Torok, Delta, and Michelle Litchfield, Archbold. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.  Jesse J. Armstrong, 96, Archbold, died Nov. 2, 2015. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 23 5:51 pm: Juvenile complaint, Sauder Woodworking. 6:13 pm: Welfare check, 400 block Walnut St., okay. 8:05 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 300 block N. Lincoln St. Oct. 24 4:32 am: Assault, Circle K. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 15   10:44 am: Accident, Lugbill Rd. at S. Defiance St., transported two patients to Fulton County Health Center.  Oct. 16   11:31 am: E. Chestnut St., Wauseon, assist Wauseon Rescue with full arrest.  6:03 pm: 100 block W. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Credit Adjustments, Inc., Defiance, plaintiff vs Ami Fox, Swanton, defendant. Other civil.  Brianne Boyer, Swanton, plaintiff vs David Boyer, Delta, defendant. More...

Sports

PHS Girls Cross Country Team Qualifies For State

Archbold’s Garrow Qualifies In Boys Race

The Pettisville girls cross country team qualified for the Division III state meet with a fourth-place finish at the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Wins District Title

The Archbold boys soccer team (17-2) clinched a Division III district championship, Saturday, Oct. 31, with a nerve-racking 2-1 double-overtime shootout win over Ottawa Hills (15-4). More...

Celebrating A District Title

Teammates on the Archbold boys soccer team celebrate winning a district title, Saturday, Oct. 31. From left: Andrew Hogrefe, Denver Beck, Jeremy Lerma, Michael Weigand, Kaiden Bedsole, AJ Short, Austin Welch, Josh Kidder.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Breaking News - 11/3/2015 7:00 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL BOYS SOCCER FINAL

Archbold Wins Regional Championship, To Play Canfield South Range In State Semi!

Archbold defeated Columbia Station Columbia 3-1 to win the Div. III regional boys soccer championship, Saturday, Nov. 7, at Port Clinton.AJ Short scored Archbold's first goal with 36:01 left in the second. half. More...

Breaking News - 11/3/2015 7:00 PM

DIV. III STATE CROSS COUNTRY

Pettisville's girls cross country team finished 11th at the Div. III state cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. 7, at Hebron.  Alexa Leppelmeier finished 19th, while Nichole Foor was 29th. More...

Selected Unofficial County Election Results

Full Story

Homes Evacuated After Truck Crash

A semi truck carrying compressed industrial gas cylinders crashed on St. Rt. 66 a few hundred feet north of Co. Rd. M about 9:08 am, Wednesday, Oct. 28, creating a hazardous materials situation.  More...

 

News

Private Group Upgrades Softball Field

The softball field at Memorial Park is receiving a major upgrade with very little expense to the Archbold Park Board, said Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director.  Joe Frank, AHS head softball coach, said a group of private ci More...

A Note To Our Readers:

The post office will be closed Wednesday, Nov. More...

Show Off Costumes

Joanna Just, left, and Hayden Merillat, Archbold first graders, show off their costumes during the Archbold Elementary School Halloween Costume Parade, Friday, Oct. 30.– photo by David Pugh   More...

People

Voniers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Tom and Karen Vonier, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Tom Vonier and Karen Zaerr were married Nov. More...

Wyse, Aldrich To Marry Nov. 21

Patrick and Teresa Wyse, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Nicole, Archbold, to Elliott Aldrich, Archbold, son of Dale and Terri, Archbold.  The couple will exchange wedding vows in a private ceremony on More...

Interim Police Chief Says Trick Or Treat Goes Well

Thom Ross, Archbold interim police chief, said Trick or Treat Night in the North Pointe subdivision went well. More...

Opinion

Sidewalks Are Necessary

Saturday night was Trick or Treat Night in Archbold, and, as typically happens, the North Pointe Estates subdivision was mobbed with costumed children going door to door. In spite of the rain, there was a large crowd. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Ezra & Nehemiah: Restore & Reform,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 22: Brittany & Michael Mack, Archbold, boy.  Oct. 23: Bridgette & Cory Bell, Stryker, girl.  Oct. 27: Elizabeth & Colton Wagner, Napoleon, boy.  Oct. More...

Soccer Team Raises Funds

The Archbold U10 girls soccer team raised about $600 for the ABC 4 Maddy Foundation by having each of their goals sponsored. Front row, from left: Kirsten DeLong, Lizzy Whiteman, Meg Ames, Grace Meyer. More...