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German Township Trustees Eye Impact Of Village Separation

The German Township Trustees want to do everything possible to avoid jeopardizing the German Township-Archbold Fire Department in wake of the village proposal to separate from the township.  The trustees discussed the impacts of the proposed sep More...

New Cell Tower To Be Operational This Summer

Steve Van Dinter, public relations manager for Verizon, said the new cellular telephone tower along East Holland Street in Archbold will be operational mid- to late-summer.  “As you noticed, yes, our cell site in the area is well underway More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 3   3:44 pm: Dog in car in parking lot panting heavily, Dollar General, advised subject.  5:22 pm: Assist police unit, church bus fire, St. Rt. 66 at US20A.  June 4   7:45 am: Larceny, change taken from vehicle, 1103 N. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   David Kanagy, Archbold, plaintiff vs Nels Kanagy, Toledo, defendant. Domestic violence.  Lindsay Smallman, Delta, plaintiff vs Eric Smallman, Swanton, defendant. More...

Woman Sentenced

An Oregon woman was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, June 13, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney announced in a press release:   More...

People

Yoders Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Ed and Theo Yoder, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Ed Yoder and Theo Hartzler were married June 22, 1956, at Eighth Street Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind., by Rev. S.C. Yoder.  More...

Wiemken Selected To Participate In Program

Rachel Wiemken, AHS ‘12, who graduated with a degree in education from Bowling Green State University in May, was selected to participate in the Science and Math Education in ACTION program, receiving a total of nearly $20,000 in scholarship fu More...

Area Students Complete Study Service Terms

Brodie Nofziger, AHS ‘14, son of Phil and Melissa, a sophomore history major, and Carley Wyse, AHS ‘12, daughter of Mike and Julia, a senior communications major, completed the Goshen (Ind.) College international study program, Study-Serv More...

Opinion

Rt. 66 - Rd. 24 Realignment Turning Ugly

The battle over rerouting St. Rts. 2 and 66 to Co. Rd. 24 is destroying relationships and burning through goodwill.  We use the word “battle” because the whole thing stopped being a debate some time ago. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 21, 2006   More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Avocado Toast With Pickled Red Onions, Egg And Espelette Pepper  1 slice 1/4”-thick country bread 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt, to taste 1/2 ripe avocado, seeded, peeled and thinly sliced 1 More...

Frank Steps Away From AHS Softball Coaching Position

Joe Frank, the coach who led the Archbold softball team to 11 straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League titles and more than 300 victories, is stepping down from the position.  Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said Frank ha More...

Village Won’t Have To Repay, Howell Says

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the village of Archbold will not have to repay $1.3 million to the Ohio Department of Transportation if the village completes Phase I of the St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 realignment study.  More...

Woman’s Hiring Taken Off Archbold School Board Agenda

The Archbold School Board was set to hire Liza Gerken as a custodian at the Archbold Elementary School at the Monday meeting, June 13. But following a nearly 20- minute executive session, Gerken’s hiring was removed from the board agenda. More...

Riotous Color

Among the many flowers on display at Sauder Village was this mass of bright yellow blooms. Flowers of all colors, shapes, and sizes tell us that springtime has officially arrived. More...

 

News

Planning Commission Discusses Cedar Crest Subdivision Plat

At a Monday, May 23 meeting of the Archbold Planning Commission, APC members voted to move the Cedar Crest subdivision along through the next legal step.  APC voted to recommend that village council approve the plat for Lot 1 on the south side o More...

Barn Quilt Trail

of the Black Swamp Arts Council & Sauder Village

Ten 8’x8’ barn quilts are hung on barns in the Archbold School District. A driving brochure is available at Archbold150.com and in the Archbold Buckeye Sesquicentennial Section, to be published June 29.   More...

Attend Relay For Life

Brannon and Shannon Wurster, Wauseon, and their children Blaizlee, 2, (in Brannon’s arms) and Daughtry, six months, attended the Fulton County Relay for Life, Friday, June 10. More...

Sports

PHS Girls Track Awards

Pettisville girls track team athletes who received awards for the 2016 season include, from left: Elizabeth Sauder, coaches award, Academic All-Ohio, All-Ohio; Alexa Leppelmeier, most valuable player, Buckeye Border Conference scholar athlete, All-Oh More...

PHS Boys Track Awards

Pettisville boys track team athletes who received awards for the 2016 season include, from left: Zach Morrison, Rookie of the Year; Gabe Beck, coaches award, Buckeye Border Conference scholar athlete; Clay Waidelich, most valuable player, captains aw More...

Walker Named NAIA Scholar Athlete

Michael Walker, a senior English major at Goshen (Ind.) College, was named a National Association of In- tercollegiate Athletics scholar athlete for spring sports.  Walker, son of Kim and Greg, is a member of the baseball team.  More...

Religion

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  June 5: Michell Niner, Delta, girl. June 8: Christina Sturgeon, Fayette, girl.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drives  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Monday, June 20, 1-6 pm, North Clinton Church, 831 W. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Joshua Rupp, Gaylord, Mich., and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalm 10,” Caleb Barrows, co-planter for the Neighborhood Church, Adrian, Mich.  Central Mennonite   More...