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DIVISION IV DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINAL - Free Access

Antwerp def. Pettisville 25-23, 25-21, 25-22

Antwerp advanced to the Div. IV district volleyball final by defeating Pettisville 25-23, 25-21, 25-22 in a district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Defiance.The Archers play Hicksville for the district championship, Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 pm. More...

Football Fun

Above: Youngsters who played in the Archbold flag football program ran onto the AHS football field before the start of the varsity game against Delta, Friday, Oct. More...

Trustees Set Bargaining Point For Fire Equipment

The German Township Trustees are willing to turn over Archbold Fire Department equipment to the village of Archbold without a cash payment.  However, in exchange for the equipment, the trustees want the village of Archbold to provide German Town More...

Eagle Scout Candidate Tells School Board About Medical Kits

All 76 classrooms in the Archbold School District could soon have resources to deal with more severe medical emergencies. The Archbold School Board heard from Levi Baus, 14, Archbold, who is working on his Eagle Scout project, at its Monday, Oct. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

David Edward Diener

David Edward Diener was born to Harry and Amanda (Seltzer) Diener on Dec. 29, 1917, in Proctor, Mo., and passed away in Souderton, Pa., on Oct. More...

Stephen R. Heising

Aug. 1957-Sept. 2016

Everyone called him Steve.  Steve was born at Bowling Green to Keith and Barbara Heising, who live in the Stryker area.  He passed away from natural causes in Tucson, Ariz.  In his early teens he accepted Christ as his personal Savior. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 13 9:09 am: Community service, provided directions. 10:18 am: Prisoner transport from Four County Juvenile Detention Center to Fulton County Juvenile Court. 10:24 am: Unlocked vehicle, Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 7   6:46 pm: 800 block West St., nosebleed, refused treatment.  Oct. 8   Noon: 800 block Ringenberg Dr., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  Oct. 9   More...

Elderly Woman Found

Archbold police were involved in a case of a “lost and confused” 75-year-old Archbold woman on Saturday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Flags Fly At Half-Staff Too Often

If you think Old Glory, the flag of the United States of America, seems to be flying at half-staff a lot recently, you are correct.  Slate, an online pop culture website, reported as of July 12 the U.S. More...

Read This While Waiting In Line

Other Editors Say...

Imagine you’ve been patiently waiting your turn at, say, the coffee shop. You finally reach the front when a senior citizen strides up and announces that he is next in line. Not you. Him. Every 4-year-old in America knows the riposte to that. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006   Approximately 75 student volunteers will canvas the Archbold area to raise support for the $1.1-million emergency operating levy for Archbold Area Schools.  More...

Recipe Corner

Little Italy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

1 1/3 cups grated provolone cheese 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup chopped, drained, jarred roasted red peppers 1/4 cup minced, drained, jarred pepperoncini 8 slices hearty white sandwich bread 4 More...

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DIVISION III REGIONAL CROSS COUNTRY - Free Access

Pettisville Girls Team Places Second

The Pettisville girls cross country team finished second at the Div. III regional cross country meet, Saturday, Oct. 29, at Tiffin. The Birds finished with 131 points. More...

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Written Testimony To Commissioners Regarding Archbold-German Township Separation - Free Access

Click here to view a PDF version of the document. More...

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Archbold Woman Involved In Crash Near Wauseon

Christina Holland Seriously Injured

The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle serious injury crash which occurred on State Route 108 at County Road C in Clinton Township, Fulton County.  The crash occurred this morning, Wednesday, Oct. More...

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DIVISION III DISTRICT BOYS SOCCER - Free Access

Archbold 5, Cardinal Stritch 1

Archbold defeated Cardinal Stritch 5-1 to advance to the Div. III district boys soccer final, Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Rossford.The Streaks advance to the district final, Saturday, Oct. More...

Village, Township Officials Lay Out Arguments In Written Testimony

The Wednesday, Oct. More...

School To End 2016-17 In The Black

Start Deficit Spending Next Year

Christine Ziegler, treasurer of the Archbold Area School District, anticipates the district will end the 2016-17 Fiscal Year in the black, with revenue exceeding expenses. More...

Fall Color

Mother Nature is dressing herself in colors such as browns, yellows, and rust, a sure sign that fall has arrived. This scene, along Co. Rd. 22 north of St. Rt. 2, shows different trees display different colors as the season progresses. More...

 

News

Candidates Running For State, U. S. Representative

Fulton County voters will cast ballots in races for state representative in Ohio House District 47 and the U.S. House of Representatives when they go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. More...

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA chapter has been busy since the start of school.  As soon as school started, FFAers started working on projects in class to take to the Fulton County Fair.  Sophomores finished making wooden stools they started at the en More...

Two Run For Fulton County Commissioner

Fulton County voters have the opportunity to cast ballots for an open Fulton County commissioner seat when they go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. 8, for the general election.  Jeffrey A. More...

Sports

Pettisville Girls Win Div. III District Cross Country Title

Led by Alexa Leppelmeier, Elizabeth Sauder, and Nichole Foor, the Pettisville girls cross country team won the Division III District 2 championship, Saturday, Oct. 22, at Ottawa. The Birds finished second last year. More...

Div. III District Cross Country

Above: Pettisville’s Ben Gray, left, was the first Blackbird to finish in the Division III District 2 boys race at Ottawa, Saturday, Oct. 22. He placed 37th. Teammate Logan Rufenacht, right, placed 48th. More...

Birds Wins Fourth Straight Sectional Volleyball Title

Pettisville defeated Fairview 26-24, 25-22, 25-20, to win its fourth straight Division IV sectional volleyball championship, Thursday, Oct. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Jesusphobia, Mark 5:1-20,” Nathaniel Miles, youth pastor.  Central Mennonite   More...

Food Pantries Receive Check

The FISH food pantries in Archbold and Wauseon each received a check for $5,250 from the Grandstand Diner for 2016. More...

Henry County Health Department Asks For Renewal

Voters in Henry County are asked to approve a renewal of the Henry County Health Department property tax levy in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, fall general election.  The property tax levy is for 1.2 mills. More...