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AHS DRUMLINE PERFORMANCE - Free Access

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The AHS drumline performed during halftime of the Archbold-Ottawa-Glandorf girls basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 9.-Posted 2.13, 10:25 pm More...

Heart Radiothon Raises $19,514

Brent Shea, treasurer of the Fulton County Heart Radiothon, said this year’s event will top its goal of $24,000.  The Radiothon aired Thursday, Feb. 11. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Coleen M. Beaverson, 73, Archbold, died Feb. 9, 2016. Thompson Funeral Home, Montpelier. Gerald M. “Jerry” Dominique, 74, Archbold, died Feb. 8, 2016. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 5   12:27 pm: Suspicious person selling cleaning products, 400 block Stryker St., unable to locate.  12:49 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 2400 block Co. Rd. 24.  Feb. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Charlene Lee, treasurer, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Molly LaMountain, Whitehouse, defendant. Foreclosure.  Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Jacob Cochrane, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil.  More...

Six Juveniles Charged In Vandalism Case

Six juveniles, all boys ranging in age from 12 to 15, have been charged with juvenile delinquency by way of criminal trespass and criminal damaging.  They were charged in connection with a report of vandalism at a warehouse building at 208 E. More...

Sports

Archbold Wins Seventh Straight League Title

Archbold won at least a share of its seventh straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title, Friday, Feb. More...

Conquering The Vikings

Toby Walker watches for a teammate to get open against Evergreen, Friday, Feb. 12.– photo by Scott Schultz   More...

Wildcats Nip Blue Streaks 63-57

The Archbold boys basketball team capped off the weekend with a trip to Napoleon to face the Wildcats in the Grand Canyon, Saturday, Feb. 13, for a nonleague contest. After trailing at the half, the Wildcats came back to pick up a 63-57 win. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summary of ABBA Sermon Series,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Ash Wednesday

Youths at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold, received crosses of ash on their foreheads, part of Ash Wednesday services in Christian churches throughout the world, Feb. 10. More...

Time-Out At Quiz Tourney

Sherri Waidelich and Marla Miller, West Clinton coaches, confer with their team during a time-out at the Central Mennonite Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, Feb. 7. More...

Breaking News - 2/16/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Archbold 72, Rossford 22

Archbold defeated Rossford (3-20) 72-22, Saturday, Feb 20, to win a Div. III sectional title at Sylvania Southview.  The Streaks (20-3, D-III #8) play Otsego (18-5) in a district semifinal, Thursday, Feb. 25, 8 pm, at Lake. More...

Breaking News - 2/16/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV SECTIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Hicksville 45, Pettisville 33

Hicksville advanced to the Division IV sectional girls basketball final by defeating Pettisville 45-33, Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Defiance High School. The Aces (13-9) play Stryker (17-4) for a sectional title on Saturday, Feb. More...

Water, Sewer Bills Going Up

Water bills in the village of Archbold will go up about $3.74 per month as a result of action by Archbold Village Council. Council approved an increase in the cost of water and wastewater services at its Monday, Feb. 15 meeting. More...

Don’t Panic Over Zika Virus Threat

Kim Cupp, Fulton County Health Commissioner, said there is no reason to panic over the Zika virus. The virus has made the news because it has been associated with birth defects in children in South America, in areas where the virus is present. More...

Nothing New On Possible Strike Of Staff Employees At Northwest State

There is no word on whether or not there will be a strike at Northwest State Community College. More...

 

News

Three Departments Battle House Fire South Of Wauseon Monday Night

Three fire departments battled a house fire on St. Rt. 108 south of Wauseon, Monday night, Feb. More...

Eighth Graders Explore Careers

Students from Archbold Middle School recently participated in ECHO, or “Exploring Careers Hands On,” a program offered by the Four County Career Center. More...

Career & Technical Education Month

Four County Career Center students prepared a luncheon for state legislators and local elected officials in honor of Career & Technical Education Month. More...

People

Harris, Weber To Marry March 19

Tina and Bryan Getz, Newberry, S.C., and Lloyd and Christina Harley, New Lexington, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Leslie Harris, Junction City, to Isaac Weber, son of Kurt and Kamie Weber, Stryker.  The bride-el More...

Four County BPA Students In Competition

Montana Carroll, Arch- bold, and Austin Kempf, Pettisville, are among 45 Four County Career Center students who placed in the top six in Business Professionals of America regional competition recently at Bowling Green State University.  Several More...

Dates Announced For Kindergarten Registration

Archbold and Pettisville school districts have announced kindergarten registration dates for the 2016-17 school year.  Both will register students who turn five years old by Aug. 1.  Archbold registration is Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. More...

Opinion

Making 100 Fun

Youngsters in the Archbold and Pettisville elementary schools recently completed 100 Day celebrations.  An annual event at both schools, 100 Day is designed to celebrate the 100th day of school, even if it doesn’t fall on the 100th day.&n More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006 The new operational levy for Archbold Area School District, if approved by district voters, will cost the owner of a $100,000 home an additional $342.30 per year in property taxes. More...

Old Photo Corner

St. Peter Catholic Church appeared on a postcard in Barre, Mass., recently at a card show. It was discovered by Larry and Karen Tatro, early American historians who reside on Bridge Street, Northampton, Mass. More...

Recipe Corner

BBQ Roast Turkey

1 10- to 12-pound turkey 1/4 cup butter, softened 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 lemons 2 small onions, quartered 3 cups prepared BBQ sauce 2 teaspoons soy More...