December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Plows Out From 7.5-Inch Snow

Village of Archbold crews were out both in daylight and the early morning to plow the village out of a 7.5- inch snowfall over the weekend.  The Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant recorded two inches of snow between 8 am, Saturday, Dec. More...

Cyberattack Hits Henry County Elections Board; FBI Investigating

A recent cyberattack on the Henry County Board of Elections did not interfere with the Nov. 8 general election, Glenn Miller, a Henry County commissioner, said last week. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Geraldine (Gerrie) Glenn

Geraldine (Gerrie) Glenn passed away peacefully on Dec. 14, 2016.   She was born to Curtis Boggs and Grace Mitchell Secrest on May 29, 1922, in Earlham, Iowa, where she also attended school, graduating in 1940.  More...

Jacob Thomas King

Jacob Thomas King was born May 3, 1986, to Thomas and Lori (Klopfenstein) King in Wauseon.  He passed away on Dec. More...

Jaelyn Crossgrove Murillo

Jaelyn Crossgrove Murillo, infant daughter of Jill (Crossgrove) and Charles Murillo Jr., of Archbold, passed away on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.  More...

Sports

PHS Boys Stop Bombers, Locos

The Pettisville boys basketball team notched two more wins in the Buckeye Border Conference last week.  The Birds welcomed Edon, Thursday, Dec. 8, and defeated the Bombers 70-34. Pettisville traveled to Montpelier, Saturday, Dec. More...

Blackbird Girls Stay Unbeaten

It was a perfect week for the Pettisville girls basketball team.  The Birds captured two Buckeye Border Conference contests, defeating Edon 51-25 and Montpelier 36-22 to run their record to 5-0, 4-0 BBC.  PHS 51, Edon 25   More...

AHS Girls Raise Record To 5-0

Archbold raised its record to 5-0 with easy non-league victories over Fairview and Edgerton last week in girls basketball.  The Streaks traveled to Fairview, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Third Sunday of Advent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Refining Trust/ Perfecting Hope (Part 3), Isaiah 36:37,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

ACT  Archbold Community Theatre tryouts for “The Honky Tonk Angels,” Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 2-3, 7 pm, Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Cast calls for three women, preferable age range 16-50. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 7: Alycia & Brian Ogden, Bryan, girl. _________________________   More...

Breaking News - 12/13/2016 7:00 PM

Two Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Wauseon

Wauseon police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that occurred in that city Tuesday evening, Dec. More...

Vote On Village-Township Separation To Be Dec. 22

Bill Rufenacht, a Fulton County Commissioner, said they will vote on the proposed separation of Archbold and German Township at their Thursday, Dec. 22 meeting. More...

Poulson Honored, But Would Rather See Students Get Awards

John Poulson, Pettisville High School agriculture and FFA teacher, has been named one of six Agriscience Teachers of the Year in the United States. More...

 

News

Fulton County Safe From Cyberattack

The Fulton County Board of Elections is safe from cyberattack, said Melanie Gilders, board director.  Hackers struck the Henry County Board of Elections, potentially making off with the personal information of close to 18,000 registered voters.& More...

ODOT On The Job

An Ohio Department of Transportation snowplow passed through Archbold around 5 pm, Sunday, Dec. 11. Theresa Pollick, ODOT spokesman, said crews worked 12-hour shifts from midnight Saturday through Monday.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Council Amends Ordinances For Marijuana Ban

Archbold Village Council took another step toward banning marijuana businesses in the village at its Monday, Dec. More...

Public Record

Man Charged With Theft Of Donation Can

Matthew Ramsey, 29, Napoleon, has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing a donation can about 4:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Investigate Alleged Sexual Imposition

A report filed with Archbold police claims that a 16- year-old Archbold girl is the victim of sexual imposition.  The offense allegedly took place sometime between Aug. 24-Nov. More...

PHS Graduate Killed In Crash

Jacob King, 30, Wauseon, a 2004 graduate of Pettisville High School, died following a single-car crash, Saturday, Dec. More...

Opinion

Snowplow Drivers Tackle Storm

Last weekend marked the first significant snowfall of the 2016-17 winter season.  It had been 21 months since such a heavy snow fell on Archbold and Northwest Ohio. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006   It’s one step forward and one step back for full-time Archbold village employee salaries.  More...