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DIVISION III DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Otsego 44, Archbold 35

Otsego defeated Archbold 44-35 to win their Div. III district semifinal, Thursday, Feb. 25, at Lake High School. The Knights (20-5) play Evergreen (22-2) for the district title, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2:30 pm. More...

Buckeye Wins Six Awards

Receives Two First Places, One Second, Three Thirds

The Archbold Buckeye placed first in best local feature and best sports photo at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Columbus. The Buckeye also placed second in best sports photo. More...

Sesquicentennial Celebration May Include Entertainment District

An entertainment district with music in local venues and a garden tractor pull were several items discussed at the Thursday, Feb. 18, meeting of the Archbold Sesquicentennial Committee.  More...

A Warm And Windy Day

High winds blow the hair of Elizabeth Whiteman and Halle Rosales, third graders at Archbold Elementary School, as they wait to cross Lafayette Street after school, Friday afternoon, Feb. 19. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donald C. Smith

Donald C. Smith, age 95, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Elwin “Joe” Miller, 83, Archbold, died Feb. 18, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Diana, and four daughters. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Lucille M. Witmer

Lucille M. Witmer, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Feb. 18, 2016, at The Toledo Hospital. She was born Nov. More...

People

Couple Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Grieser, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Bill Grieser, Archbold, and Marilyn Liechty, Grabill, Ind., were married on Feb. 26, 1956, by Rev. Jesse Short at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold.  More...

DAR Good Citizen

Allie McQuade, an AHS senior, was one of three Fulton and Henry County high school seniors to receive a Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen award at a recent Elijah Gunn Sr. chapter, DAR annual George Washington Tea.  More...

Honor Student

Mariah Short, AHS ‘13 and daughter of Todd and Joy, was named to the dean’s list for the 2015 fall term at the University of Kentucky.   More...

Opinion

Clean, Safe Drinking Water

Go into your kitchen. Get a glass from the cupboard and fill it with water from the faucet. Then enjoy a big, long drink. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 1, 2006 More...

Old Photo Corner

Kitchen staff at the Ridgeville School for many, many years were, from left: Bertha Schroeder, Bernita Norden, Doris Arnos, Francis Gericke and Rufena Norden. (1965/66) – photo courtesy AHS High School.   More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Fayette 56, Pettisville 18

Fayette defeated Pettisville 54-18 to win a Div IV sectional title, Friday, Feb. 26, at Swanton.-posted 2.26, 8:35 pmPettisville advanced to the Division IV sectional final against Fayette with a 52-42 semifinal win over Edon, Tuesday, Feb. More...

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DIVISION III SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Archbold 65, Elmwood 58

Archbold defeated Elmwood 65-58 to win a Div. III sectional championship at Wauseon, Friday, Feb. 26, at Wauseon.  The Streaks play Van Buren in a district semifinal, Thursday, March 3, 8 pm, at Napoleon. More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION III DISTRICT WRESTLING - Free Access

Bell, Mattin Advance To State

Archbold will have two representatives at the Division III state tournament next week.  More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2016 7:00 PM

Police Warn About Scam Variation

Police Warn About Scams     Tera Rogers, Archbold Police officer, warned Archbold residents about a new variation on an old scam that has apparently hit Archbold.     Rogers said the scam works on the same prin More...

Sectional Champions

Archbold’s Mitchell Hogrefe, Noah Mattin, and David Bell, clockwise from top left, won individual championships at the Division III sectional wrestling tournament, Saturday, Feb. 20, at Archbold. More...

Two Vie For GOP Nod For County Commissioner

When Republican voters go to the polls for the Ohio Primary Election, Tuesday, March 15, they will decide who will represent their party in the race for Fulton County commissioner. They will choose between Gary L. More...

 

News

Ready To Deliberate

Archbold Community Theatre has empaneled the jury, and the jurors are ready to begin deliberations on a murder trial, to which there may be more than meets the eye, in “12 Angry Jurors.” Seated, from left are actors portraying jurors: Ang More...

Two Men Contend For Henry County Sheriff

Kevin L. Schultheis, Napoleon, is challenging incumbent Michael D. Bodenbender for the office of Henry County Sheriff in the Tuesday, March 15, Primary Election. The two men are running for the Republican Party nomination. More...

Voters To Choose Clerk of Courts

Paul MacDonald, incumbent Fulton County Clerk of Courts, faces the challenge of Tracy Zuver in the Tuesday, March 15, Primary Election.  MacDonald and Zuver are running in the Republican Party primary.  No Democrat filed for the position, s More...

Public Record

Friday Afternoon Fire Does $12,000 Damage

A fire did approximately $12,000 in damage to a detached garage at the home of Mark Stuckey, 4368 Co. Rd. 26, Friday, Feb. More...

Credit Card Fraud

Two cases involving fraud and credit cards were reported to Archbold police on Friday, Feb. 12.  Michael R. Meffe, 37, Archbold, told police sometime on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Cited In Refuse Case

Rebecca M. Creque, 46, Napoleon, was issued a summons to appear in Fulton County Western District Court for violating a village ordinance regarding placement of trash. More...

Sports

Mattin, Hogrefe, Bell Win Sectional Titles

Streaks Finish As Sectional Runners- Up; Six Advance To District

The second part of the wrestling season began at Archbold High School when the Division III sectional wrestling tournament took place, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19-20. More...

Three Others Also Advance To District

Archbold advanced six wrestlers to the district tournament at Waite High School, Friday and Saturday, Feb. More...

Blue Streaks Outscore Opponents 145-38 To Win Sectional Title

Archbold, ranked eighth in Division III in the final Associated Press poll, defeated Liberty Center 73-16 and Rossford 72-22 to win a sectional girls basketball title last week. More...

Religion

Spirit Week At NW Ohio Bible Quiz

Along with studying the Bible and building positive friendships, 70 area Bible quizzers met at Tedrow Mennonite Church, Sunday, Feb. 21, prepared to dress, act and even sing out their team names for Team Spirit Week.  More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education  Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: getting a volunteer nutrient management plan for your farm.  Parkinson Support  More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians 1- More & More,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...