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DIV. IV SECTIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Pettisville 9, Emmanuel Christian 0

Pettisville advanced to a Division IV sectional softball final with a 9-0 shutout of Emmanuel Christian in a sectional semifinal, Monday, May 9, at Pettisville.  The Birds (9-7) play third-seeded Fairview (12-5) for a sectional title, Thurs More...

Businessmen Speak For, Against Realignment

Lyle Fogerty, plant manager of Bil-Jax, told Archbold Village Council he was a fan of rerouting St. Rts. 66 and 2 along what is presently Co. Rd. 24. More...

Stevens Out Of Hospital After Gunshot Wound

Jerry Stevens, 58, Archbold, was released from the Mercy St. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kathryn B. Emch

Kathryn B. Emch, age 95, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2016, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Kathryn was born on Dec. 22, 1920, in Milford, Ind., the third of seven children born to Ezra and Luella (Haab) Beer. More...

Myrl Lowell Short

Myrl Lowell Short, age 87, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  Myrl had worked for the former Eckert’s and Lugbill’s in Archbold, he then went on to be a meat grader for the United States More...

Bea Ann Briggs

Bea Ann Briggs passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the age of 61.  She was born in Toledo Hospital, Feb. More...

People

Ruffer And Riter To Marry June 4

Ben and Dawn Ruffer, Stryker, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Lauren, Cuyahoga Falls, to James Riter, Jr., Cuyahoga Falls, son of James and Kelly Riter, Sr., Stow.  The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Stryker Hi More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Bill and Kathy Bostelman, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Bill Bostelman and Kathy Murdock were married April 22, 1966.  They have two children, Jeff (Laura) Bostelman, Napoleon, and Kim (Keith) Kern, Archbold, an More...

Millers Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Larry and Donna Miller, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Larry Miller and Donna Ruffer were married May 5, 1956, at St. Peter Catholic Church, Archbold, by Rev. Theodore Rath.  More...

Opinion

No Easy Answers to Rd. 24 Issue

Whatever commissioners of Fulton and Henry counties decide about the relocation of St. Rts. 66 and 2 along Co. Rd. 24, they will not please everyone. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 10, 2006   Archbold school board wants more suggestions and opinions from residents of the district before making decisions about a second tax levy attempt. More...

Letter To The Editor

Open letter to the village of Archbold and the surrounding area:  Recently it seems like I have been inundated with requests to write letters, attend meetings and speak out in regard to the rerouting of St. Rt. More...

Breaking News - 5/3/2016 7:00 PM

Two Dead In Ohio Turnpike Crash

   Two people are dead, and a third injured, after a crash on the Ohio Turnpike Wednesday afternoon about 1:58 pm.      An Ohio State Highway Patrol spokesman said the single-vehicle crash occurred at the 37 mile ma More...

Breaking News - 5/3/2016 7:00 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

Toledo Christian 5, Pettisville 3

Toledo Christian defeated Pettisville 5-3 in a Div. IV sectional baseball contest, Saturday, May 7.  TC advances to the sectional final at Ayersville, Wednesday, May 11.–Posted 5.7, 4 pm   More...

Public Jams Council Chambers In Concern Over State Rt. 66, Co. Rd 24 Realignment

Approximately 40 persons appeared at the Monday evening, May 2 council meeting to oppose the realignment of St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24. Another 10 persons waited outside the chambers. More...

New Sidewalk To Connect Woodland Oaks To Park

Archbold Village Council approved the purchase of an easement that will connect Rosewood Court to the Woodland Park perimeter sidewalk, Monday, May 2. More...

Seniors Enjoy Luncheon At AHS

Senior citizens of the community were treated to a luncheon with entertainment at Archbold High School, Friday, April 29. Top: Members of The Company, the AHS show choir, perform for the crowd. More...

 

News

Fish’s Five & Ten

Jo Falcusan and Pauline Lantz, from left, chat with Marvin and Norma Fish at an exhibit for Fish’s 5 & 10, a store that operated in Archbold for many years. More...

Archbold To Pitch Water Service To County

While Fulton County officials are working out a deal with the city of Toledo for water service, Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, may have an offer the county can’t refuse. More...

Let’s Reminisce

Ada Short, a Fairlawn Haven assisted living resident, chats with Juanita Storrer, Archbold, during the “Let’s Reminisce” event at the Fairlawn Retirement Community, Thursday, April 28. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 22   10:39 am: 911 hang-up, Rite Aid, phone problems.  2:47 pm: Traffic detail, funeral, 500 block N. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Kelly Tiplady, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Drew Tiplady, Liberty Center, defendant. Divorce.  Capital One Bank, Richmond, Va., plaintiff vs Daniel Storrer, Archbold, defendant. More...

Two Women Arrested

Archbold police arrested two females recently.  Rebecca Hopper, 37, Pettisville, was placed under arrest at the police station at 4:16 pm, Wednesday April 13, at the request of an officer from the Adult Parole Authority.  Hopper had alleged More...

Sports

Blue Streak Softball Wins Two

The Archbold softball team defeated Swanton 10-0, lost to Napoleon 4-1, and defeated seventh-ranked Anthony Wayne 6-4 to finish off the week last week to stand 11- 4, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.  AHS 10, Swanton 0   More...

Archbold Baseball Wins Three, Drops One

The Archbold baseball team improved to 15-5, and leads the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 5-1 record after three wins and one loss last week. More...

AHS Tennis Stands 4-4

The Archbold boys tennis team is 4-4 after losses to Ottawa Glandorf and Wauseon and a win over Bryan last week. The Streaks were blanked 5-0 at Ottawa-Glandorf, Monday, April 25. AHS hosted Wauseon, Tuesday, April 26. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Confidence in Christ Alone,” Nate Hamblin, Neighborhood Church, Adrian, Mich.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Sesquicentennial Committee   Archbold Sesquicentennial Committee, Thursday, May 5, 7 p.m., Wyse Commons.   Senior Center  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 23: Jill & Ryan Holdgreve, Archbold, boy; Sarah & Juan Zamora, Archbold, boy.  April 25: April & Josh Maitland, Napoleon, boy.  April 28: Alicia Villalovos, Archbold, boy. More...