January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Some Water Bills Delayed

Some Archbold municipal water customers received their December water bills late.  Dennis Howell, village administrator, said the bills were mailed as usual on Wednesday, Dec. More...

Demi Wyse Is First Baby

Demi Jay Wyse, daughter of Landon and Rachel, Archbold, is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2016.  She was born at 6:59 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Toledo Hospital.  More details will be published next week.   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Larry Louis Fish

Larry Louis Fish, age 76 years old, died on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in The Villages, Fla., after battling pneumonia.  Larry was born on Feb. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Ada M. Miller, 97, Archbold, died Jan. 11, 2016. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 31, 2015   4:21 pm: 911 hang-up, 300 block Park St., unable to locate.  9 pm: Domestic trouble, East Gardens.  Jan. More...

Cordoba Gets Maximum Sentence

Romauldo Cordoba, Jr., 39, Archbold, received the maximum possible sentence, 14 years, on a charge of involuntary manslaughter, with a firearm specification.  More...

Vehicle Vandalism

Jeffery Alan Riggs, 51, 1008 Olds Lane, told Archbold police his vehicle had possibly been vandalized.  Damage, consisting of a small dent in one fender, was discovered Saturday, Jan. More...

Opinion

Bosco Crisis: County Officials Were Right

In spite of what dog advocates and supporters of the Lucas County Pit Crew may say, Fulton County officials had every right to do exactly what they did to take custody of Bosco.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006  The Archbold Area School Board will probably make a decision about an operational tax levy after a public meeting, Friday, Feb. 6.   More...

Religion

The Spirit Still Leads In Bible Quiz

Since the opening kickoff tourney, more youths have joined Bible quiz, and another team has been added to the 2016 season.  There are now 70 quizzers and 13 teams in Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz.  Study material for the Sunday, Jan. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “ABBA, A Study on Sonship,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 3: Victoria Burkhart, Liberty Center, girl.   More...

Arrest Nine After Drug Investigation

Archbold Man Among Those Indicted

Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, announced yesterday, Tuesday, that nine people have been arrested in connection with countywide drug investigations.  In a press release, Miller said the individuals were indicted by a recent Fulton County Gran More...

Class Teaches Real World Skills At AHS

Archbold High School is piloting a new class for seniors to help them with some of the “real world” questions that aren’t necessarily covered in the regular school curriculum.  More...

Raises In Base Pay Okayed By Pettisville School Board Mon.

The Pettisville school board approved raises in base pay for teachers, staff, and administrators at its Monday, Jan. 11 meeting. More...

New Mayor Enjoys People, Not Being A Figurehead

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series based on an interview with Jeff Fryman, 32nd mayor of Archbold. This week, Fryman discussed his outlook on the job, economic development, and the proposed St. Rt. 66 bypass project. More...

 

News

Fulton County In Line For Turnpike Repairs

Six bridges in Fulton County and 4.4 miles of resurfacing are scheduled for this construction season on the Ohio Turnpike.  Brian Newbacher, public information officer with the Ohio Turnpike & Infrastructure Commission, said the toll road wi More...

Winter Wonderland

Winter weather dropped into the area on Sunday. Saturday, Jan. 9 featured rain and unseasonably mild temperatures; Sunday, Jan. 10, area residents woke up to find their neighborhoods coated with ice and an inch of snow. More...

Go! Fight! Win!

PHS cheerleader Mindy Evers performs a cheer for the spectators during the Pettisville- Fayette boys basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 7 at Pettisville.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Sports

Wrestlers Fall To Montpelier, Delta

The Archbold wrestling team resumed its season after the holiday break with a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League contests.  The Streaks traveled to Bryan on Thursday, Jan. More...

AHS Girls Raise Record To 13-1

The Archbold girls basketball team defeated Stryker 63-32 in non-league action and Patrick Henry 50-29 in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action to raise its record to 13-1, 4-1 NWOAL last week. More...

Archbold Streaks By Patriots 61-37

The Archbold boys basketball team took to the road, Friday, Jan. More...