March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ConAgra Could Save $269,000 In State Tax Abatement Plan

The state of Ohio is offering ConAgra a payroll tax abatement plan that could save the company $269,000 over the life of the agreement. The deal was announced Monday, March 28. More...

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Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Richard J. “Dick” Calvert, 93, Clearwater, Fla., and formerly of Archbold, died March 27, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Bette, and two daughters. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Local Woman Treated, Released After Accident

Nancy K. Storrer, 70, Archbold, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after a 1:34 pm, Thursday, March 24, auto accident.  The Archbold police report states Storrer was driving a minivan west on Murbach Street.  More...

Indictment Stems From Local Incident

Kevin Mark Schroder, 26, Oregon, Ohio, has been indicted on one count each of felonious assault, trespassing in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present, and criminal damaging or endangering.  Schroder was one of 10 people n More...

Archbold Police Log

March 18   10:42 am: Utility problem, 400 block Park St., telephone wire hanging low. More...

Opinion

Contract News Is Good News

The news that bargaining teams from the Archbold Education Association and the Archbold School Board have reached a contract agreement is good news, indeed.  The AEA represents the teachers and professional staff in labor negotiations with the b More...

Exploiting The Wounded

Other Editors Say...

The men and women who have served in the U.S. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 5, 2006   Teachers in the Archbold Area School District accepted a new contract Tuesday morning that includes a freeze in base pay and a reduction in insurance benefits.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

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

Organizations

Senior Center  Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: April 6, blood pressure check; April 13, Ronald McDonald House charities; April 18, veterans services information; April 20, news from Hands More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 18: Harmony Sunday, Defiance, boy.  March 22: Katique & Richard Gillen, Wauseon, boy & girl.   More...

Defiance County Commissioners Say No To Moving Rt. 66 To Domersville Road

Defiance County commissioners do not support relocating St. Rt. 66 to the current Domersville Road. Years ago, the idea of moving St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 in Fulton and Henry counties and Domersville Road in Defiance County was discussed. More...

Ridgeville Corners Egg Hunt A Success

Children from throughout the area were on hand, Saturday, March 26, for the Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunt at Christ Community Church. Top: Youngsters dash after Easter eggs while parents and others look on. More...

 

News

Nafziger Prepares Special Plate For Fairlawn Auction

Mark Nafziger, the potter at Sauder Village, has made thousands of items over the years. Each is hand-formed and decorated, so it is individual; yet each item is the same. But right now, he’s working on one piece that will be one of one. More...

Easter Candy Good Stuff!

Jace Meyer, 1 1/2, Ridgeville Corners, enjoys a piece of candy he collected during the annual Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 19. With him is his father, Adam.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Cirque du Squirrel?

A squirrel used its gymnastics ability to dine on sunflower seeds in this birdhouse, Tuesday, March 22, on Farmington Road in Archbold. More...

Sports

Nofziger Steps Down As PHS Head Boys Basketball Coach

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com at 12:40 pm, Friday, March 25. More...

Tom Wagner Starts 35th Year As Head Coach Of PHS Track Teams

The Pettisville track season starts Thursday, March 31, when the Birds host Hilltop and Montpelier, and for the 35th season a familiar face welcomes not only new athletes, but seasoned returning letterwinners, as well.  Tom Wagner is starting hi More...

AHS Baseball Wins Opener

The Archbold baseball team kicked off the season with a 1-0 win at Ottawa- Glandorf (0-1), Saturday, March 26. The Streaks recorded the win in the top of the fifth off an Ian Radabugh sacrifice fly. More...