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Breaking News - 3/1/2017 12:13 AM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Fayette 41, Pettisville 34

Fayette defeated Pettisville 41-34 in a Div. IV sectional boys basketball semifinal, Tuesday, Feb. More...

Brodbeck Retires After 22 Years As Fire Chief

Fire Department Has Seen Many Changes, But Is Still Like A Big Family

Andy Brodbeck said so many things changed in the 40 years he was a member of the Archbold Fire Department– 22 as department chief.  He officially retired from AFD, Friday, Feb. More...

Herzog Sentenced In Fulton County

Jade Herzog, the Bryan man who led police from two counties on a wild pursuit in stolen vehicles, has been sentenced in Fulton County.  Jeffery Robinson, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, sentenced Herzog to 54 months (4 1/2 years) in pris More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Annabelle L. Watts

Annabelle L. Watts, age 81, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, 2017, in CHP Defiance Area Hospice, Defiance.  She was born June 27, 1935, in Bryan, to the late Frank and Willabelle (Fetters) Beck.  She married Dale W. Watts, Jr., on Dec. More...

Public Record

Charged For Marijuana

Two boys from Archbold, one 16 years old and one 15, are being charged with juvenile delinquency by way of possession of marijuana. Police were called to the high school about 10:33 am, Wednesday, Feb. More...

Archbold Woman Charged After Dogfight

Erin Eickmeier, Archbold, has been cited into Fulton County Western District Court after her dog allegedly attacked a neighbor’s dog about 12:30 pm, Monday, Feb. 20. More...

Fayette Man Killed When Trucks Collide

Naylen Kane Fonseca, 25, Fayette, died when the truck he was driving collided with a semi at the intersection of St. Rt. 109 and US20 about 5 am, Wednesday, Feb. 22. More...

Opinion

Brodbeck Leaves AFD In Good Hands

For decades, the Archbold-German Township Fire Department has been one of the best, most professional fire departments in Ohio.  Which is pretty darn good, considering that most of its members are volunteers who are paid only when they are on de More...

Stealing From Fairlawn

Since it first opened to residents just over 53 years ago, the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Campus has held a special place in Archbold. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, March 7, 2007   James Hunley, managing partner of Sunset Development & Investment, proposed a plan to build lowrent housing for people 55 or older during council meeting, Monday evening.  More...

Recipe Corner

Grilled Goat Cheese With Fig Preserves

8 (6-inch) diagonal baguette slices 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 ounces soft mild goat cheese at room temperature 2 tablespoons dark fig preserves   Spread one side of each baguette slice with butte More...

Breaking News - 3/4/2017 5:56 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT WRESTLING - Free Access

Mattin, Grime Advance To State Tourney

Gavin Grime (132 lbs. ) and Noah Mattin (138 lbs.) punched their ticket to the Div. III state wrestling tournament, as both finished third at the district tournament, Saturday, March 4, at Waite High School.-Posted 3.4, 5:55 pm  More...

Breaking News - 3/4/2017 5:49 PM

DIV. III SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Archbold 62, Paulding 52

Archbold advanced to the Division III district boys basketball tournament with a 62-52 sectional final victory over Paulding, Friday, March 3, at Wauseon. The Streaks play Elmwood in a district semifinal, Thursday, March 9, 8 pm, at Napoleon. More...

Breaking News - 3/2/2017 10:49 PM

DIV. IV DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Hicksville 43, Pettisville 39

Hicksville defeated Pettisville 43-39 in a Division IV district girls basketball semifinal, Thursday, March 2, at Archbold. The Aces (19-6) play Stryker (21-3) for a district title, Saturday, March 4, 7 pm. More...

Pettisville School Board Holds Special Meeting After Board Member’s Death

The Pettisville School Board met in executive session for about 35 minutes during a special meeting, Thursday, Feb. 23, its first meeting since the death of Loren Roth.  Roth, a fellow board member, died Monday, Feb. More...

Sectional Champions

Top: Blue Streak senior Noah Mattin locks up a cradle on Swanton’s Noah Saunders in the Div. III sectional semifinals of the 138-pound weight class, Saturday, Feb. 25. More...

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News

Council Opts For Higher Bid On Truck; Seeks Bids For Wastewater Equipment

Archbold Village Council chose not to take the lowest bid for a new snowplow truck at its Monday, Feb. More...

FFA Provides Food Facts

Pettisville High School FFA members were busy Thursday, Feb. 23, meeting with other Pettisville students in grades four through eight to discuss the health aspects of various foods. Each group of students spent 40 to 50 minutes with the FFAers. More...

Township Trustees Still Crunching Numbers

The German Township Trustees had very little to say about the latest offer from the village of Archbold to take ownership of the Archbold Fire Department equipment.  The trustees did not discuss the issue during their Monday, Feb. More...

Sports

Grime, Mattin Win Sectional Crowns

Eight Streaks Advance To District Wrestling

The journey to a state wrestling championship is a three-step process with no guarantees.  The first step has been taken. More...

AHS Sends Vikings Packing

The regular season is over, tournaments are set to begin, and for Archbold and two senior boys basketball players, the regular season ended with a 72-54 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win over Evergreen, Thursday, Feb 23.  More...

AHS Girls March To District With Sectional Title

Archbold defeated Northwood 66-27 and Rossford 77-28 to win a Division III sectional girls basketball championship and advance to an All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League district tournament at Lake High School this week.  Evergreen (13-11), which More...

Religion

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 17: Allison & Jason Hurt, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 18: Alyssa & Shane Bruner, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 21: Katie & Bob Black, Napoleon, boy. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, March 6, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: Farm succession planning. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Welcome or Resist? An Everyday Choice, Mark 12:1-27,” Nate Hamblin, Neighborhood Church, Adrian, Mich.  Central Mennonite   More...