January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tile Problems In Library Restrooms Discussed

The Archbold Library Board met in a special meeting, Monday, Jan. 25, to consider flooring options. There have been problems with the tile flooring in the restrooms. The men’s restroom is in worse shape. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Bobby Clifford “Bob” David

Bobby Clifford “Bob” David, age 77, of Archbold, passed away Sunday, Jan. More...

Geraldine “Geri” A. Shoemaker

Geraldine “Geri” A. Shoemaker, 88, formerly of Fredericktown, and Mt. Vernon, Ohio, died Wednesday, Jan. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Elizabeth Rose Daubert- Parker, 59, Archbold, died Jan. 20, 2016. Survivors include her husband, Bruce Ricker, and four daughters. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

People

Perform With Honor Band

Emma Cobb, left, and Layne Rex, AHS band members, participated in the Bowling Green State University Honor Band, Saturday, Jan. 16. The pair rehearsed at Bowling Green the preceding Thursday and Friday and on the day of the performance. More...

Wyse Named Executive Officer

Rachelle Wyse, Archbold, a student in the culinary arts management program at Four County Career Center, has been named an executive officer of the FCCC chapter of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. More...

Ott Receives Commendation

Jacob Ott, right, received a Senate commendation from Randy Gardner, state senator, left, for receiving the Ohio Environmental Services Industries scholarship. More...

Opinion

Report Cards Flunk

The idea behind the Ohio School Report Card system is sound. Parents can compare schools across the state and make informed choices about their children’s education. But the report cards have been flawed. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006   Two rural Archbold men, Joe Short and Jack Graf, Republicans, have filed petitions with the Fulton County Board of Elections for the spring primary.  More...

Old Photo Corner

Where Were You During The Blizzard Of 1978?   More...

2016 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Pettisville High School celebrates its boys basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Hicksville, Saturday, Feb. 6. More...

School Wind Turbine Generates Revenue

The Archbold Area School District wind turbine generates more than just electricity.  During the Monday, Jan 11, Archbold School Board meeting, Aaron Rex, superintendent, said the turbine generated enough electricity to create 379 RECs, or Rene More...

Boy Scouts Collecting Items For Sesquicentennial Time Capsule

While all of the details have not been worked out for the Archbold Sesquicentennial celebration, one activity has already been planned for Archbold’s Bicentennial.  When Archbold celebrates its 200th birthday in 2066, one activity will be More...

 

News

Archbold Native Still Snowed In After Big Storm In Northeast

Archbold native Laura (Taylor) Beck, of Potomac, Md., was still snowed in Monday night, Jan. More...

Café Reopened

The Café at Wyse Commons was officially reopened, Friday, Jan. 22, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The café was closed for remodeling. More...

Go! Fight! Win!

Breynna Sprow, left, and Jasmyn Barton, PHS cheerleaders, lead the fans in a cheer during a recent Pettisville boys basketball game.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Public Record

Archbold Assists Wauseon At House Fire

Archbold firefighters were called to provide mutual aid to Wauseon Fire Department at a Saturday, Jan. 23, house fire. Rick Sluder, Wauseon fire chief, said WFD was called to a home owned by Scott Ellinwood at 15880 Co. Rd. H, east of Co. Rd. More...

Two Archbold Residents Indicted

Two Archbold residents were named in indictments handed down by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Jan. 11. •Henry W. Marksch IV, 27; indicted on two counts of possession of heroin. More...

Car Windows Smashed

There were two reports of car windows smashed during the overnight hours of Sunday, Jan. 17, to Monday, Jan. 18, in Colony Meadows. More...

Sports

Fifth-Ranked Streaks Come Back To Defeat Springfield 64-57

Down 9-0 less than two minutes into the game, the Archbold girls basketball team (16-1), ranked fifth in Division III by the Associated Press, kept its composure and came back to win 64-57, Monday, Jan. More...

AHS Wrestlers Split With Wauseon, LC

Archbold played host to Wauseon and Liberty Center in a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League contests, Thursday, Jan. 21. More...

Fourth Quarter Lifts AHS Boys To Win

Archbold took to the hardwood, Saturday, Jan. 23, welcoming the Continental Pirates for a non-league boys basketball contest. Looking for some treasure to take back to Putnam County, the Pirates came up short, 67-53. More...

Religion

"Sla(y)in Beasts" Wins Bible Quiz

It was standing-room-only as youths and supporters filled Eastland Baptist Church, Bryan, Sunday, Jan. 24, with Bible quiz excitement. John Dinius, area coordinator, announced, “What an exciting day of quizzing! More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Life: John 14,” Doug Schrock, visiting pastor.   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Jan. 15: Trayca James, Fayette, girl; Mallory Myers- Blumerick & Zachary Blumerick, Morenci, Mich., boy.  Jan. More...