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Breaking News - 3/1/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV REGIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Lincolnview 36, Fayette 29

Top-ranked Lincolnview defeated third-ranked Fayette 36-29, Tuesday, March 8, at BGSU to advance to the Division IV regional boys basketball finals.  Fayette finishes its season with a 24-2 record.-Posted 3.8, 7:35 pm    More...

Students Appeal For New Stage Lighting

Adam Grisier and Sid Ramirez, AHS seniors, appeared before the Archbold school board, Wednesday, Feb. 24, and asked for funding for new stage lighting. More...

Sesquicentennial Parade A Way To Share The Community, Says Yoder

You can’t have a celebration without a parade, and the Archbold Rotary Club is planning one for the Sesquicentennial celebration in July. More...

PHS Thespians Tackle Prejudice In ‘South Pacific’

Although the South Pacific Theater in World War II might seem an odd place for not one, but two, love stories, and a place where the characters confront their own prejudices, that’s exactly the theme of the 1949 musical “South Pacific.&rd More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Helen B. Kaufmann

Helen B. Kaufmann, formerly of Tiskilwa, Ill., 96, died Tuesday, Feb. More...

Deanna L. Gerken

Deanna L. Gerken, age 78 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2016, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home in Wauseon. More...

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...

Sports

Bell, Mattin Qualify For State Wrestling Tourney

Two wrestlers will represent Archbold at the Division III state tournament, Thursday, March 3-Saturday, March 5, at The Ohio State University in Columbus. More...

Four AHS Wrestlers Fail To Advance To State

Six AHS wrestlers competed at the Division III district tournament at Waite High School, Friday and Saturday, Feb. More...

Streaks Win Sectional Title

Archbold (15-8) started fast and never looked back as the Streaks dropped the Elmwood Royals (17-6) 65- 58 for a Division III sectional boys basketball title, Friday, Feb. 26, at Wauseon. More...

Religion

'Right' Wins Bible Quiz Season

Bible quiz teams from four different churches had the highest average scores for the day at the Sunday, Feb. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The Advancing Gospel,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Feb. 20: Bridget & Christopher Foster, Swanton, girl.  Feb. 22: Staci Whetro, West Unity, girl.  Feb. 23: Ina & Eric Storrs, Fayette, boy; Tabatha Keller, Wauseon, boy.  Feb. More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION III DISTRICT BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Liberty-Benton 68, Archbold 61

Liberty-Benton defeated Archbold 68-61 to win the Division III district boys basketball championship at Napoleon, Saturday, March 5.  The Eagles advance to the regional tournament at BGSU, Wednesday, March 9, where they play Ottawa Hills at More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2016 7:00 PM

DIV. IV DISTRICT BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Fayette 37, Ayersville 36

In a wild finish, Fayette, ranked #3 in the state, defeated Ayersville, ranked #4, 37-36 to win a Division IV district boys basketball championship, Friday, March 4, at Napoleon.Ayersville had 0.9 seconds to go the length of the court. More...

Pettisville Given Two A’s, One B, One C, Two F’s On State Report Card

The Pettisville Local School District, which has long had a reputation of outstanding academics, got hit with two F grades and a C in a portion of the latest round of school report cards. More...

State Bound

Two Archbold wrestlers advanced out of last week’s Division III district meet to this week’s state meet, Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5. More...

Pig Kissing At Pettisville

Pettisville schools celebrated their Staff Appreciation Day, Friday, Feb. 26, with an assembly featuring games and activities. More...

 

News

FFA News

Chris and Char Lee, of the Pettisville FFA Alumni affiliate, were named Outstanding Horizon Members of the Ohio FFA Alumni Association during the 44th Ohio FFA Alumni Convention, Saturday, Feb. 20, in Columbus. More...

Scouts Advance

Benjamin Holley, left, and Josiah Ruiz, members of Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63, show merit patches indicating they have advanced to the rank of Second Class. More...

Second In Mathcounts Competition

Pettisville finished second in the Junior High Mathcounts Competition at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Tuesday, Feb. 23. Eleven schools and 55 students competed. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 18  12:42 pm: Suspicious activity, Colony Meadows, unfounded.  Feb. 19   11:54 am: Served civil papers, 600 block S. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Gary Leu, Delta and Colleen Leu, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution.  Dana Retana, Delta, plaintiff vs Jorge Retana, Punt Arenas, Costa Rica, defendant. More...

Man Charged With Criminal Damaging

Kevin Mark Schroder, 26, Oregon, Ohio, has been charged with criminal damaging and endangering following an alleged assault case that occurred about 10:40 pm, Thursday, Feb. 25. Few details are available, but Leo J. More...

Opinion

Getting The Message

While some people may doubt the social awareness of high school students in general with a dismissive “they’re just kids,” a group at Pettisville is proving them wrong.  Pettisville will perform the Broadway musical “Sout More...

Other Editors Say...

Barack Obama, U.S. president, has long pushed for a higher federal minimum wage, and a handful of a U.S. cities either have proposed higher minimum wages or approved them. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, March 8, 2006   The final price tag of the North Defiance Street reconstruction project is $2,765,924.57.  Archbold Village Council approved a final change order, agreeing to the price.  More...