March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

German Township, Archbold School Levies Pass; Rupp, Zuver Win Republican Races

Voters in the Archbold Area School District approved the second renewal of the $1.1-million emergency property tax levy in the Tuesday, March 15 primary election. The final vote was 1,658 to 707. More...

Selected Unofficial County Election Results

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Obituaries

Heini Schoenhals

1928-2016

Heini Schoenhals, age 88, was born on Feb. More...

Rodger L. (“Rod”) Frey

Rodger L. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 4   10:10 pm: Disabled vehicle, 100 block N. Clyde’s Way, out of gas.  8:58 pm: Threats or harassment, report of threat of use of firearm, McDonald’s. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Feb. 6   12:21 am: 2400 block Co. Rd. 24, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  Feb. 7   12:02 pm: 21000 block St. Rt. 2, ill, transported to FCHC.  Feb. 8  2:12 am: Fox Chase, injury, transported to FCHC. More...

Napoleon Man Sentenced

A Napoleon man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, March 14:  More...

Opinion

Good News For Archbold; Bad News For Trenton

There was good news for Archbold last week, when word broke that ConAgra Foods announced an expansion at its Archbold plant, with the possible addition of 100 or more jobs.  It certainly is cause for celebration. More...

Open Government, Now And Forever

The United States is a representative democracy. The people elect leaders who act for us in government, from local township halls and council chambers to the Congress and White House in Washington, D.C.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2006 More...

Helping Out

Isaac Reichert, a member of Archbold Cub Scout Pack 263, helps sort food items the scouts collected and delivered to the FISH food pantry, Saturday, March 12. The annual event is known as Scouting for Food.- photo by David Pugh   More...

Broken Pipe Floods Archbold High School

A broken pipe resulted in one to two inches of standing water in portions of Archbold High School, Sunday morning, March 13.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said Dave Davis, building supervisor, entered the high school about 8 am, Sunday, and discov More...

Egg Hunts Scheduled

Easter egg hunts will be held in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners over the next few weeks.  The Archbold Parks and Recreation presents its egg hunt at 10 am, Saturday, March 19, at Ruihley Park. More...

 

News

Unemployment Spikes In January

Unemployment in the four-county area, and Ohio as a whole, spiked in January. Such spikes are not uncommon. More...

Music Students Superior

Archbold band and choir students received Superior ratings in recent competitions. The high school band traveled to Bowling Green High School, Saturday, March 12, to perform at the Ohio Music Education Association large group adjudicated event. More...

2016 Fairlawn Auxiliary Council

Members of the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Council with the feature quilt, which will be sold at the 50th annual Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction, Friday, April 8. Front row, from left: Suzie Schrock, Anita Roth. More...

Sports

Fayette Falls In Regional

Fayette and Napoleon both lost in the semifinal rounds of the regional boys basketball tournament at Bowling Green State University. Fayette (24-2) lost to top-ranked Lincolnview, 36-29, Tuesday, March 8. More...

Archbold Wins Gold Bracket

Kingdom Basketball Association, a ministry of Defiance Area Youth For Christ, finished its 2016 season with two tournament brackets on Sunday, March 6. More...

Williams, Repp Named First Team All-NWOAL, Krauss Coach Of Year

Bryce Williams, a sophomore on the Archbold boys basketball team, was named First Team All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2015-16 season.  Kaiden Bedsole, a sophomore, was named to the second team.  Earning honorable mentions were M More...

Religion

"Charged" Takes Tournament Championship

Every year for 47 years, when winter slows outdoor activities, Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz gets youth motivated with Bible knowledge inside area churches.  Teams represented Baptist, Community, Evangelical Anabaptist, House Church, Mennonite, Miss More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nathaniel Miles, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “A Study of Philippians: Whatever...Together,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 7: Taylor & Jonah Johnston, Fayette, boy.  March 8: Brittany Thatcher, Bryan, boy.   More...