July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Special Music Is Sesquicentennial Gift To Archbold

Archbold is the recipient of some special gifts this Sesquicentennial year. More...

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church Celebrates 150 Years

The village of Archbold and St. Martin’s Lutheran Church share a birthday, more or less.  The incorporation date for Archbold is May 23, 1866.  Paul Reichert, pastor of St. Martin’s, said the congregation was formed Oct. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Pauline L. Lantz

Pauline L. Lantz, age 94, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016, at Fairlawn Nursing Home in Archbold.  Pauline was born in Brady Township, Williams County, Ohio on Sept. More...

Larry J. Erbskorn

Larry J. More...

DEATH NOTICES

George N. Sessen, 74, Archbold, died June 30, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Diane, and six children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

Archbold Junior Acme Wins District

The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team advanced to the state tournament by winning the district championship, Saturday, July 2.  Archbold opened the tournament with an 18-0 shutout in three innings over Anthony Wayne B, Wednesday, June 29, at Ar More...

Hogrefe, Kidder Play In National Soccer Tourney

Andrew Hogrefe and Josh Kidder, AHS sophomores, are members of the Toledo Celtics soccer team that has advanced to the United States Youth Soccer National Championships, July 26- 31, in Frisco, Texas.  Because the team is new, the Celtics had to More...

Pedal Pull Winners

The Pettisville FFA and FFA Alumni co-sponsored the Pettisville Friendship Days Pedal Pull, Saturday, June 25. Twenty-five children participated, with all proceeds given to the park. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The Heavy Hand of God; Our Hiding Place,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   June 27: Sonia Zeadker, Toledo, boy.  June 29: Tiffany & Jacob Reckner, Napoleon, boy.   More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, July 13, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan.  Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, July 7&21, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd.  Nursing Mom&rsq More...

Highway Patrol Wrapping Up Turnpike Tanker Crash Report

Vern Fisher, lieutenant in charge of the Swanton post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, said troopers are wrapping up the details on their report of the Thursday, June 23 crash on the Ohio Turnpike involving a tanker truck loaded with liquid hydrogen More...

New U.S. Citizens

Sauder Village hosted a Naturalization Ceremony for 49 people from other countries who became American citizens, Monday, July 4. More...

Committee Fine-Tunes Details For Sesquicentennial

Jim Wyse, co-chairman of the Archbold Sesquicentennial Committee, said with the village 150th anniversary celebration just a week away, the committee is finetuning details. More...

 

News

Honor Student

Gavin Morton, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2015-16 second semester at Miami (Ohio) University.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Honor Students

Several area students were recently named to the dean’s list for the spring term at Bluffton University:  Alexander Bilen, Maelinn Delong, Shayla Hayes*, Angel Huerta, Adrian Ramirez, Emily Short*, Margaret Short*, all of Archbold;  Z More...

Bailing Hay

Bailing hay is a traditional summertime activity. Top: Dan Baker drives a tractor and implements that collect cut alfalfa and turns it into bales. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 23   9:28 am: 911 hang-up, Fox Chase, accidental.  10:50 am: Drunk subject, Archbold One Stop Center, unable to locate, advised to call if subject returns.  7:15 am: Disabled vehicle, N. Defiance St. at W. More...

Two Arrested For Domestic Violence

Archbold police recently arrested two people on charges of domestic violence.  A 16-year-old Archbold boy was arrested on a charge of juvenile delinquency by way of domestic violence in an incident that occurred at the home of Derrick Woodward, More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Kody Kline, Traverse City, Mich., plaintiff vs Zachariah Kline, Swanton, defendant. Domestic violence.  Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Jason Miller, Wauseon, defendant. More...

Opinion

Cooperation Saves The Day

When a semi-tanker truck loaded with liquid hydrogen was struck from behind on the Ohio Turnpike, Thursday, June 23, cooperation saved the day.  Cooperation between fire departments from Fulton, Henry, Williams, and Lenawee counties and the Ohio More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 12, 2006 New Archbold School Superintendent Calls For Fiscal Responsibility: David Deskins, the new superintendent of the Archbold Area School System, said he’s heard the cry from the public for careful fiscal man More...