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Regional Champions

The Pettisville girls 4x800-meter relay team and the Archbold girls 4x400 both won titles at the Division III regional track and field meet, Wednesday, May 25 and Friday, May 27. More...

Speakers Count America’s War Dead On Memorial Day

Aracelly Champion, an Archbold native, AHS graduate, and United States Air Force Master Sergeant, recounted numbers in her speech at the Archbold Memorial Day service, Monday, May 30.  •The Revolutionary War: 80 months long, 10,623 casualit More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Richard A. Saam, 85, Archbold, died May 25, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Bonita, and two sons. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Sandra J. Grime, 76, McKinney, Texas, and formerly of Archbold and Pettisville, died May 30, 2016. More...

Carl F. Brandt

Carl F. Brandt, 88, of Archbold, passed away peacefully at the Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance on May 27, 2016.  Carl was born April 6, 1928, in Ridgeville Twp. to the late Albert Carl and Wilhelmina (Minnie) Arnos Brandt.  On Jan. More...

Howard E. Miller

Howard E. Miller, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, May 26, 2016, in his home.  He was born Oct. 9, 1919, at Nappanee, Ind., the son of Jacob D. and Katie E. More...

People

Andrews, Miller To Wed June 24

Mark and Julie Andrews, Castle Rock, Colo., and Ed and Jenny Miller, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Kellie Andrews, Castle Rock, Colo., and Sam Miller, Lone Tree, Colo.   More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Phillip and Barbara Kauffman, Carrolton, Ga., are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Phillip Kauffman, Pettisville, and Barbara Britsch, Archbold, were married June 3, 1966, at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Rev. More...

Honor Students

Cayla Walker and Travis Manuel, Archbold, and Brooke Waidelich, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester at Defiance College.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa and be enrolled in 12 or more semester hour More...

Opinion

Reflections On Memorial Day

During Memorial Day services, Monday, May 30, speakers talked about honoring and remembering those who gave their lives in service to their country. They spoke of those who faced death with courage and bravery, with selflessness and devotion. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 7, 2006   Pettisville Friendship Days return this year with many familiar events and several new additions, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24- 25, with most events at the Pettisville Community Park.  More...

Religion

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 20: Desirey & Jose Silva, Archbold, boy.   More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...

Breaking News - 5/31/2016 7:00 PM

DIVISION III STATE TRACK & FIELD

AHS Girls 4x400 Finishes Second; Fisher Third in Boys 400; Stamm Fourth in Girls 400

The Archbold girls 4x400 relay team of Julia Lambert, Emily Roth, Gwynne Riley, and Dakota Stamm finished second, Saturday, June 4, in Columbus.The Streaks finished in 3:57.99. McDonald won in 3:57.78. More...

15-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder

A 15-year-old has been charged with juvenile delinquency by way of attempted murder in Fulton County juvenile court.  Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer, and Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, refused to provide any details More...

Miller Compares Life To Roller Coasters In PHS Graduation Speech

Elizabeth Miller, a member of the Pettisville High School Class of 2016, draws life lessons from roller coasters.  Miller, who was also the winner of the school’s annual Citizenship Award, the highest honor accorded to PHS graduates, said More...

Mayor Talks About Projects, Police, Economic Development

Speaking to members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, Wednesday, May 25, Jeff Fryman, mayor, said he was frustrated. More...

 

News

Pettisville High School 2016 Award Winners

Citizenship Award  Elizabeth Miller  Top Scholar  Elizabeth Miller (4.0 GPA)  Ohio Diploma With Honors  Hannah Herring, Kate Kauffman, Matthew Krill, Liz Miller, Jaelyn Rufenacht, Andrew Sauder, Clay Waidelich   More...

Pettisville Junior High 2016 Award Winners

Outstanding Student Awards   Ag 8: Danielle King, Jessica McWatters  Art 8: Libby Cerda  English 7: Elise Hartzler  English 8: Kelly Miller  Family and Consumer Science 7: Elise Hartzler, Jacob King  Family and Consumer More...

April Unemployment At 4.4% In Fulton County

The Fulton County unemployment rate for April was 4.4%, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services estimated last week. Economists generally consider an unemployment rate of 5% or less to be “full employment.” More...

Public Record

Body Pulled From Harrison Lake May 25

The body of Steven Moden, Jr., 38, Fayette, was pulled from Harrison Lake by Fayette Rescue personnel and Archbold Rescue divers just before 1 pm, Wednesday, May 25.  Eric Heis, public information officer for the Ohio Department of Natural Resou More...

Police Eye Alleged Assault

Police are investigating an alleged assault that occurred between 11:30 pm, Sunday, May 22, and 12:32 am the following day.  Sheila K. More...

Drug Theft Reported

An official with the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home told Archbold police on Friday, May 20, a dosage of Fentanyl, valued at $80, was missing.  Fentanyl is a powerful prescription painkiller than can also be abused.  It went missing after 7 pm More...

Sports

Archbold Girls 4x400, Pettisville Girls 4x800 Win Regional Titles

AHS Girls 2nd, PHS Girls 4th In Team Standings

Archbold finished 1/2 point away from defending its Division III regional girls track and field title, Wednesday and Friday, May 25-27, at Tiffin.  Columbus Grove won the girls team title with 44 points. More...

Season Ends In Regional Final For AHS Baseball

The magical tournament run by the Archbold baseball team came to an end at Elida, Friday, May 27, in the finals of the Division III regional tournament as Clear Fork (19-12) edged the Streaks 4-3.  Archbold jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first More...

AHS Softballers Reach Elite 8 Before Falling To Edison 2-1

The Archbold softball team (19-6) routed Paulding in the Division III regional semifinals 12-1 before falling to Milan Edison 2-1 in the regional championship game.  AHS 12, Paulding 1  Regional Semifinals   More...