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DIVISION III SECTIONAL SOFTBALL

Archbold 4, Swanton 1

Archbold defeated Swanton 4-1 to win a Division III sectional softball championship, Friday, May 13, at Archbold. The second-seeded Streaks play third-seeded Elmwood in a district semifinal, Wednesday, May 18, 5 p.m., at Rolf Park, Maumee.  More...

Streaks Win 11th Straight NWOAL Title

As the home plate umpire watches, Blue Streak catcher Peyton Dickman catches a foul ball for the second out of the sixth inning in Archbold’s NWOAL 4-3 nail-biter over Bryan, Monday, May 9. 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 U More...

People

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Roger and Suzanne Johnson, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Roger Johnson and Suzanne Miller were married May 23, 1956, at St. James Lutheran Church, Archbold.  More...

Father Daughter Dance

Jeff Rutledge, West Unity, and his daughter Molly, a sevenyear old Archbold Elementary School first grader, enjoyed the Archbold Father-Daughter Dance Friday night, May 6. The dance is an annual event at the school.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Angel Huerta Earns Award

Angel Huerta, AHS ‘15, received the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Award during the annual academic awards and honors forum at Bluffton University, Tuesday, April 26.  She is the daughter of Joe and Valentina.   More...

Opinion

What Do We Want Archbold To Be?

Peggy Oyer had it right when she appeared at the Monday, May 2, Archbold Village Council meeting.  She asked the question: What do we want Archbold to be?  Archbold is many things, from a quaint community known for its Mennonite heritage to More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 17, 2006   Soon-to-be-graduates who represent the top 10 percent of the Class of 2006: Whitney Fricke, Andrea Bowman, Haley Sauder, Lara Gautsche, Randi Meyer, Ryan Volkman, Lindsay Rohrs, Britney Gericke, Emil More...

Letter To The Editor

I attended the Archbold council meeting, May 2, 2016, along with 50 or so other Archbold-area residents to offer our views on rerouting Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. More...

Breaking News - 5/10/2016 7:00 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL SOFTBALL FINAL

Fairview 6, Pettisville 2

Delayed one day because of inclement weather, the Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/10/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL BASEBALL

Archbold 11, Evergreen 1

Top-seeded Archbold defeated Evergreen 11-1 to win a Div. More...

German Township Trustees Take No Action on Rt. 66 Relocation

Council Spends Hour With Trustees

Members of Archbold Village Council and the village administration spent about an hour making their case in favor of moving St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 at the German Township Trustees meeting, Monday, May 9. More...

Sesquicentennial Committee Discusses July 16 Activities

The Sesquicentennial Committee discussed plans for the Saturday, July 16 activities at its Thursday, May 5 meeting. At issue was how to fill the hours between 6:30 pm and the fireworks display at 10 pm. More...

 

News

Zoning Permits

Archbold Village Council reviewed zoning permits issued in March and April during its Monday, May 2 meeting.  During March, permits were issued for a fence, sign, deck, and a patio roof. More...

Local Students Join Order Of The Engineer

Aaron Bruner, Wauseon, and Nicholas Cassidy, Archbold, were among 49 seniors in the Trine University, Angola, Ind., Allen School of Engineering & Technology who were inducted into the Order of the Engineer during a May 4 ceremony.  More...

Archbold School Musicians Score Well In Competition

Student musicians from Archbold high and middle Schools racked up impressive results in recent music competitions.  Kent Vandock, director of choral activities, said three AHS choral ensembles earned top ratings, Saturday, April 30 in the Ohio M More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 29   8:33 am: Burglary, 306 North Street.  3:59 pm: Child running in 400 block, E. Lutz Rd., no adult around.  5:01 am: Assist fire-rescue, Sauder Woodworking, E. Beech St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Jerry Wray, director, Columbus, plaintiff vs The Kroger Co, Columbus, defendant. Other civil.  Aaron Stefanski, Metamora and Tiffany Colfer, Sterling Heights, Mich., petitioners. More...

Two Men Sentenced

A Delta man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on a burglary charge on Monday, May 2:   More...

Sports

11 Straight NWOAL Championships!

Archbold (15-5) won its 11th straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball title with a 4-3 thriller over Bryan (15-7), Monday, May 9. Both teams entered the contest with 7-0 NWOAL records. It was winner-takeall for the league championship. More...

AHS Softball Beats PH, Evergreen, Delta; Falls To Sylvania Southview

Archbold won three straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League games last week to set up a showdown with Bryan (15-6) that was scheduled for Monday, May 9.  Both went into the contest with 7-0 league records as the Streaks (14-5) were looking to kee More...

AHS Sweeps Tri-Meet With Delta, Swanton

Both the Archbold boys and girls track teams won a tri-meet with Delta and Swanton, Tuesday, May 3, at Swanton.  Girls   Archbold 75.5, Swanton 51, Delta 31.5  4x800-meter relay: 1. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 1: Amber O’Brien, Wauseon, girl.  May 2: Tracy & Jordan Ruffer, Stryker, boy.  May 3: Ashley Rivas, Fayette, boy.   More...

Organizations

OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, May 17, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon. More...