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Voter Turnout Higher Than Expected: Gilders

Melanie Gilders, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said voter turnout in the county was higher than she expected, at 47.2%. More...

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Obituaries

Imogene Buehrer

Imogene Buehrer, age 89, of Pettisville, passed away early Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in her home. She had been a lifelong area homemaker.Mrs. More...

Jesse J. Armstrong

Jesse J. Armstrong, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 2, 2015, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Nov. 25, 1918, near Stryker, the son of Clifford “J.C.” and Barbara(Short) Armstrong. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Allen J. Dominique, 86, Archbold, died Nov. 6, 2015. Survivors include three sons. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

Streaks In Final Four!

The Archbold boys soccer team (19-2) earned its first trip to the state tournament with a 3-1 victory over Columbia Station Columbia (17-3-1) in the Division III regional championship game, Saturday, Nov. 7, at Port Clinton. More...

Pettisville Girls 11th At State Cross Country

The Pettisville girls team finished 11th at the Division III state cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. More...

Hubby Named BBC Volleyball Player Of Year

Stephanie Hubby, a Pettisville senior, was named the Buckeye Border Conference volleyball Player of the Year for the 2015 season.  Kate Kauffman, a PHS senior, was named to the first team along with Stryker’s Audra Rupp and Fayette’s More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Compiled by Cookie Short Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Our Mission to Multiply, John 12:23-28,” Nate Hamblin, Adrian, Mich., church planter. Central Mennonite More...

AHS Class Of 1970 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1970 held its 45th reunion, June 20, at The Blue, Archbold. Front row, from left: Guy Schroeder, Terry Short. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 29: Amber Ledesana, Archbold, boy.  Nov. 2: Laura & James Schmidt, Archbold, girl.  Nov. 3: Joyce Willett, Wauseon, boy; Amber Jarboe, Metamora, boy.   More...

Breaking News - 11/10/2015 7:00 PM

DIV. III STATE BOYS SOCCER SEMIFINAL

Canfield South Range 1, Archbold 0 FINAL

Canfield South Range scored the game's only goal with 12:54 left in the second half to defeat Archbold 1-0 in the Div. More...

Cordoba Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

A jury of nine women and three men convicted Romauldo Cordoba, Jr., 38, Archbold, of involuntary manslaughter in the Saturday, April 25, shooting death of Joshua McJilton, 27, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Wauseon.  Cordoba was confronting More...

Bronze Star Medals Presented To 160 Veterans

Walter Spengler, who lived in western Fulton County, enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 24, 1942.  More...

 

News

2015 Citizen Of The Year Views Archbold From Different Perspective

Don Spohler, the 2015 Archbold Citizen of the Year, is different from many accorded the honor.  Born and raised in Toledo, he spent much of his life there before moving to Archbold in 1993.  When he came to Archbold, he embraced the communi More...

Fulton, Henry, And Defiance Counties Natural Disaster Areas

Fulton, Henry, and Defiance counties have been declared disaster areas due to excessive rains and flooding. More...

Ag Agent Says 2015 Yield Will Be Below Trend Lines

Eric Richer, Fulton County Agricultural Extension Agent, said Fulton County corn and soybean yields will be below the county trend lines, and well below last year.  In a Monday interview, Richer said official county yield figures will not be rel More...

Public Record

Woman Reports Scam Oct. 28

Betty Cunningham, 65, Archbold, told Archbold police she was the victim of a scam on Wednesday, Oct. 28. More...

Police Transport Child

An Archbold police officer transported a girl who had been left at a bus stop to her residence on Thursday, Oct. More...

None Transported After Oct. 30 Wreck

None of the three people involved in a Friday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Military Veterans Need A Better Deal

Today is November 11, Veterans Day in the United States. It is the day Americans honor every man and woman who served in the armed forces of the United States. More...

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Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday. Nov. 16, 2005   Young Spring & Wire, which has been on the Archbold scene since 1959 and is a year from its 100th anniversary, will close its doors in May 2006.  More...