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“Archbold, The Village That Could” A Staging Of Archbold History

“Archbold, The Village That Could,” isn’t like other plays you’ve seen. The show will be presented by the Archbold Community Theatre during the Sesquicentennial Celebration, July 13-17. More...

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Obituaries

Martha Jane Knisely

Martha Jane Knisely, 82, of rural Fayette, died Sunday afternoon, June 19, 2016, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born Feb. 22, 1934, in Wauseon, to the late Theodore and Mearle (Dailey) Leininger. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Heather Saxton, Wauseon and Christopher Saxton, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution.  Carrie Smith, Delta, plaintiff vs Brad Smith, Swanton, defendant. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  German Township Trustees, Monday, June 27, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. More...

Sports

Changes Approved For OHSAA Cross Country Tournament Structure

Several changes to the high school cross country postseason will take effect this fall after the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors approved a list of proposals from the OHSAA Cross Country Subcommittee last week.  The chan More...

Hole In One

Dave Schaffner, aced the par-3, 155-yard eighth hole at the golf course in Stryker on Monday, June 13. Schaffner, Fayette, used an 8-iron.   More...

Hornish Wins Race At Iowa

Sam Hornish, Jr., AHS ‘98, won his first race in two years as he took the NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway, Sunday, June 19. It was the first time his three children saw him win, and it was Father’s Day. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalm 22: My God, My God!” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Long Pedal Travel

Seven-year-old Jakob Smithers, Saginaw, Mich., has to stretch to work the pedals on this antique tractor, one of many on hand at Sauder Village, Saturday, June 18 for the annual “Tractors, Tractors, Tractors” show. More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 27-July 1   MONDAY: baked ham or pork roast, scalloped potatoes, steamed broccoli, fruit cobbler.  TUESDAY: cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes, cook’s choice vegetables, apple slices w/dip.  WEDNESDAY: stuffed chicken br More...

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Gomez Wins Two Gold Medals

Tonya Gomez, Archbold, won two gold medals at the Transplant Games of America, June 11-15, in Cleveland.  The Transplant Games are an Olympic-style event that takes place every two years.  It includes sporting events that range from team ba More...

Council To Invite Trustees To Discuss Fire Department

Archbold Village Council will invite the German Township Trustees to a meeting to discuss the future of the Archbold Fire Department sometime during the second week of July, according to Kevin Morton, council president. More...

Sesquicentennial Parade Has More Than 60 Entries

Mari Yoder, president of the Archbold Rotary Club, said as of Monday, June 20, there are more than 60 entries for the Archbold Sesquicentennial Parade.  “A lot have come in, in the last 10 days,” she said.  The parade is divided More...

 

News

Awareness, Prevention Are Defense Against Zika

Awareness and prevention are the keys to battling the Zika virus. Zika is a primarily mosquito borne virus. More...

Council Holds Second Reading On Funding To Promote Local Businesses

Archbold Village Council held the second reading of a proposed ordinance that would allow the village to spend funds to promote local businesses.  Council held the first reading on the measure at its Monday, June 6 meeting.  More...

Farmers Need Rain, Fulton County Extension Agent Says

Fulton County farmers could use some rain. That’s what Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said Monday, June 20. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Archie and Bernice Kauffman, Archbold, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.  Archie Kauffman and Bernice Beck were married June 10, 1951, by Jesse Short at Central Mennonite Church.  They have four children: Armon (Bernie) Ka More...

Agriculture Hall Of Fame Nomination Forms Ready

Nomination forms for the 2016 Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame award are available at the Fulton County Extension office, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, or online at www.fulton.osu.edu. Deadline is July 10.  More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever Ready 4-H club held its seventh meeting, Monday, June 13. Members discussed what to do with the fundraising money.  Livestock entries are due Monday, Aug. 1. More...

Opinion

A Rose, And A Thorn, For APD

Archbold police officers have done an outstanding job of protecting the community of Archbold.  Recently, officers again started handing out a special kind of “ticket.” It’s a bicycle safety award, which they pass out to childr More...

Let The Sun Shine In

Most taxpayers might believe that federal government records are public absent some compelling reason to classify them differently. That would be wrong– until now.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 28, 2006   Claire Waidelich holds the net that contains a catfish she caught during the Pettisville Friendship Days Fishing Derby. More...