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Airborne

Kaiden Bedsole gets some air when kicking the ball during an Archbold boys soccer practice, Wednesday, Aug. 3. The Streaks open the season, their first as a school sport instead of a sanctioned sport, when they host Fort Jennings, Saturday, Aug. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donald Milo Morford

Dec. 2, 1932-Aug. 2, 2016

Donald M. Morford, 83, of Archbold, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon.  Don was born Dec. 2, 1932,inToledo, to Donald E. More...

Meredith Irene Beck

Meredith Irene Beck was born Sept. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Bryan J. Crawford, 55, Edgerton, died Aug. 5, 2016. Survivors include his parents, Emery and Kathryn Crawford, Wauseon. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   Blanche Thompson, 88, Wauseon, died Aug. 6, 2016. More...

People

Pre-Fair Judging Results Announced

The Fulton County 4-H program has announced pre-fair judging results.  Abbreviations: HM, honorable mention; CW, county winner; SFR, state fair representative.  Accessories for Teens: Mallorie Strauss, SFR, CW  All Systems Go! More...

Leus Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ron and Helen Leu, Brandon, Fla., and Shipshewana, Ind., and formerly of Archbold, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 6.  Ron Leu and Helen Nofziger were married on Aug. More...

Grime Second In Oratory Contest

Nathan Grime, 18, Fort Wayne, Ind., placed second at the National Right to Life Oratory Contest, Saturday, July 9, in Washington, D.C.  Nathan is the son of Paul and Debra and grandson of Mary Grime, Archbold. More...

Opinion

Everything In Its Place

There is an old expression that goes, “A place for everything, everything in its place.” The expression dates back as far as the 17th century.  It is generally applied to keeping a house or a ship neat and tidy– but it also ap More...

Ethics Sanction Sends Message

Other Editors Say...

In what world could anyone point to sanctions ordered by the Ohio Ethics Commission as being proof of a “baseless” investigation?  Yet, last week Andrew J. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2006   Council and representatives of Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church are negotiating over the possible construction of a new church building on land west of Memorial Park.  More...

Breaking News - 8/9/2016 7:00 PM

Man Killed In Accident At Co Rd J & SR 108

Archbold Residents Involved

UPDATE: According to a Facebook post by Stacie Britsch (corrected), Rollie is now home:   More...

Archbold Planning Commission Won’t Support Rezoning For Grieser Project

The Archbold Planning Commission voted against recommending rezoning land on Short-Buehrer Road to allow for the construction of up to eight duplex or zero-lotline homes, plus an additional single-family residence, Monday, Aug. 1. More...

German Township Trustees Prepare Separation Response For Commissioners

The German Township Trustees are working on a response to a proposal by Archbold Village Council to separate the village from the township. Village officials made the proposal after the trustees declined to support a proposal to reroute St. Rts. More...

 

News

Bowman A Winner In Visual Arts Contest

Ella Bowman, 11, daughter of Greg and Nichole, Archbold, was a winner in the 2016 “Agriculture is Cool” visual arts contest, which is conducted by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  A sixth grader this fall at Archbold, she was th More...

CCNO Lays Off More Than 10% Of Its Employees

Because the city of Toledo did not pay its $1.2 million bill from the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio, more than 19 people have lost their jobs at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.  CCNO, the city of Toledo, and Lucas County hav More...

Trustees Discuss Pettisville Storm Sewers

Skip Leupp briefed fellow German Township trustees Randy Ruffer and Bruce Lauber about plans for a storm sewer project in Pettisville.  The presentation came at the trustees’ Monday, Aug. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 29   3:28 pm: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop, unfounded.  6:45 pm: Child custody issue, failed to show up with children, former Shopko parking lot, other subject wanted documented. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   US Bank Trust, Oklahoma City, Okla., plaintiff vs Lisa Gould, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure.  Gregory Tolson, Delta, and Audra Tolson, Delta, petitioners. More...

Recovered

A portable generator valued at $1,500 has been recovered, said Thom Ross, interim Archbold police chief.  Representatives of Black Swamp Equipment, Archbold, reported the unit was rented on Monday, June 6. More...

Sports

AHS Golf Fourth At Flag City Invitational

The Archbold golf team opened its season with a fourth-place finish at the Flag City Tournament, Saturday, Aug. 6, at Findlay. Van Buren won the sixteam tourney with a team score of 312. St. More...

PHS Golf Returns Three

With only three returning letterwinners, the Pettisville golf team, under Ed Bracken, head coach, has a young squad.  The Birds finished 6-12 in dual-, tri- and quad-meets last year, and was 1-4 in the Buckeye Border Conference.  More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Kevin Fredrick, AHS ‘12 and son of Les and Lori, is one one 10 Baldwin Wallace University men’s tennis student-athletes to be honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as a Division III scholar athlete. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalm 114: The Earth Shaken!” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Ability Center  Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance.  Bereavement  More...

Births

Fulton Co. More...