March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Kids Against Hunger Volunteers Package 20,000 Meals Sunday

Soon, people in Haiti will be able to sit down to a nutritious meal thanks to the efforts of about 90 volunteers in Archbold. More...

Village Officials Eye Housing

Archbold Village Council may need to address a lack of “middle income” housing in the village. That was part of the discussion at the Monday, March 21 council meeting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Luella Alexander

Luella “Lu” May (Yedica) Alexander, 93, of Napoleon, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March16,2016, at the Orchards of Northcrest, Napoleon.  She was born on Jan. More...

Eleanor Engler

Eleanor Engler, age 86, died March 21, 2016, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus.  Eleanor was born on Aug. 13, 1929, in Dover, Ohio, to the late W. More...

Wilbur P. Haas

Aug. 3, 1920-March 18, 2016

Wilbur Pratt Haas, 95, of Archbold, died Friday, March 18, 2016, at Swanton Valley Center, Swanton.  He was born Aug. 3, 1920, in Westhope, to the late Arthur and Gertrude (Pratt) Haas.  On Jan. 1, 1942, he married Florence M. More...

Sports

Archbold Track Sprints Into Season

Dina Gladieux, Archbold head track coach, is in her sixth year at the helm of the Archbold boys and girls track teams, and had 20 years of experience as an assistant coach.  Both teams have “positive leadership with state-level experience, More...

Eight Return On AHS Baseball Team

Dick Selgo, Archbold head baseball coach, welcomes back eight letterwinners for the 2016 season.  Selgo starts his eighth season at the helm of the Blue and Gold and has compiled a 153-81 record.  Last season the Streaks finished 20-6, 5-3 More...

Five Return For AHS Boys Tennis

Five junior letterwinners are back for James Kidder, Archbold head boys tennis coach, when the 2016 season swings into action, Monday, April 4, at Sylvania Northview.  Kidder enters his eighth season at the helm of the Streaks. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nathaniel Miles, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians: Humiliation: crucified,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

A Simple Wooden Cross

This simple wooden cross stands in the sanctuary at St. John’s Christian Church. The Bible states it was on a similar cross, at a place called Golgotha, that Jesus Christ was crucified. More...

First Egg Hunt

Brimley Jagielski, 9 months, Archbold, made her first visit to the Archbold Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 19.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Egg Hunts In Archbold, Pettisville

Archbold and Pettisville held their annual Easter Egg Hunts, Saturday, March 19. Top left: Isaiah Gracia, 7, Archbold, sorts through the eggs he collected during the Archbold hunt. More...

Council Approves Retire-Rehire For Interim Police Chief

Thom Ross, interim chief of the Archbold Police Department, will soon draw a pension check and a regular paycheck. Council approved the procedure, known as retire-rehire, at its Monday night, March 21 meeting. More...

Archbold Teachers, School Board Reach Contract Agreement

The Archbold School Board and the organization representing district teachers and professional staff have reached a new contract agreement. More...

 

News

Park Board Buys Big Leaf Blower

Think of it as Dr. More...

Big Day For Scouts

Cub Scouts in Archbold had a big day Saturday, March 12, with two events. Top: Trenton Tressler, 7, right, discusses Pinewood Derby racing with his grandfather, Dale Aldrich.  More...

Pettisville Junior High Sweeps Quiz Tourney

Pettisville junior high teams swept the Fulton County Junior High Quiz Tournament, Tuesday, March 15, at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, taking top spots in varsity and junior varsity competitions.  The Pettisville “Nerd Her More...

Public Record

Police Receive Reports Of Thefts From Vehicles

Archbold police received reports of thefts from vehicles and discovered other cases where someone had gone through other autos.  The first report came at 6:18 am, Thursday, March 10, when Mireya Zamudio, 19, 202 Park St., reported a pickup belon More...

Fraud Cases

Two cases involving fraud were reported to Archbold police recently.  Richard L. Wagler, 72, Archbold, told police that between Dec. More...

Area Woman Treated, Released After Mishap

Diane F. More...

Opinion

School Levy Passes

Voters in the Archbold Area School District overwhelmingly decided to continue to support the schools, Tuesday, March 15, voting more than 2 to 1 to approve the renewal of a $1.1- million emergency levy.  Voters realize the value they get from t More...

Dogs And Cats vs. Humans

Recently, there have been questions of the efforts we as humans make to rescue dogs and cats.  The question is, why are we spending time and resources on saving pets and other animals while people suffer poverty, homelessness, and sickness? More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2006 Betty Young, president of Northwest State Community College, will remain at NSCC after the Parkland College Board of Trustees selected an Iowa man as its president. More...