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Breaking News - 3/11/2017 4:09 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL FINAL - Free Access

Columbus Africentric 60, Archbold 31

AHS head girls basketball coach Brian Ziegler hugs senior Kierstyn Repp after the Streaks fell in the D-III regional final. |width=250|height=167|link=node|align=left]Leading 31-14 at the half, Columbus Africentric Early College went on a 19-0 run o More...

Breaking News - 3/9/2017 4:51 PM

Updated Information--Power, Full Access Restored to FCHC

Updated information: Power has been restored to FCHC, and South Shoop Avenue has reopened. More...

Streaks In Sweet 16

AHS Girls Win District Title

A year ago, after four straight Division III district championships, the Archbold girls basketball team lost to Otsego in the district semifinals. More...

Fire Department Earns Better Rating From Insurance Group

The Archbold Fire Department has been given a new higher ranking that could result in savings on fire insurance. More...

Two Men Indicted In Drug Overdose Deaths

Two men have been indicted in connections with drug overdose deaths in Henry and Williams counties. James A. Doan III, 27, was indicted Wednesday, Feb. 22, on charges of reckless homicide, aggravated trafficking in drugs, and possession of heroin. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lawrence H. King

Lawrence H. King, age 94 years, of Wauseon, passed away Saturday morning, March 4, 2017, at the Toledo Hospital.  He was born Aug. More...

Ilva Bontrager

Ilva Marie Beck Stuckey Bontrager, 93, departed this world and entered her eternal home on March 2, 2017, which was her desire for the last number of years.  She was born Jan. More...

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...

Sports

AHS Girls Play Eagles In Regional Semifinal

Archbold (25-1, #2 AP) played Liberty-Benton (22-3, #8 AP) last night, Tuesday, in a Division III regional semifinal at Ohio Northern University.  The Eagles defeated St. More...

Streaks Beat Swanton In District Semifinal

Leading 44-27 after three, Archbold outscored Swanton 19-4 in the fourth quarter on its way to a 63-31 Division III district semifinal victory in girls basketball, Thursday, March 2, at Lake High School.  The Streaks led 13-11 after one and 28-1 More...

AHS Boys Win Sectional

The second season offi- cially started last week with the ultimate goal of a trip to Columbus for the state boys basketball championships.  Archbold’s journey started with a short trek to Wauseon, Friday, March 3, to face Paulding in a Div More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday in Lent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Not Far is Not Enough-Mark 12:28-44,” Jesse Kahler; communion.  Central Mennonite   More...

“Secretly Feared” Bible Quiz Champions

The final Bible quiz meet of the season was held Sunday, Feb. More...

Pool Winners

Winners of the March 6 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, in the Fairlawn Retirement Community, are, from left: Dave Schaffner, third place; Norbert Sonnenberg, second; Hank Schweinhagen, first. More...

Breaking News - 3/11/2017 10:12 PM

AHS BOYS IN SWEET 16! - Free Access

Archbold 69, Van Buren 60

Up 32-17 at the half and 45-37 after three, the Archbold boys basketball team won the Div. III district championship with a 69-60 victory over Van Buren, Saturday, March 11, at Napoleon. More...

Breaking News - 3/11/2017 9:52 PM

DIV. III STATE WRESTLING - Free Access

Martin Finishes Second In State
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Breaking News - 3/9/2017 10:14 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Archbold 65, Elmwood 56

Archbold defeated Elmwood 65-56 in a Div. III district boys basketball semifinal, Thursday, March 9, at Napoleon.The Streaks play Van Buren for a district title, Saturday, March 11, 7 pm, at Napoleon. More...

Breaking News - 3/8/2017 11:24 PM

SEE YOU IN LEXINGTON! - Free Access

Div. III Regional Semifinal: Archbold 37, Liberty-Benton 35 OT

|width=250|height=167|link=node|align=left]Update: Archbold (26-1, #2) plays Columbus Africentric (21-3, #4) in the regional finals on Saturday, March 11.  The Nubians defeated Riverdale 85-46 in their regional semifinal, Wednesday, March 8 More...

Domestic Violence SafeHouse Needs Council Approval

The decision on whether or not to allow a rehabilitation center and shelter house for victims of domestic violence in Archbold is up to Archbold Village Council. More...

Pettisville Thespians Present “The King And I”

It’s a musical with several simple, familiar tunes. More...

So Close

Brian Becher, Archbold head wrestling coach, buries his face in his hands after Austin Wilson lost his chance to be an alternate to the Div. III state wrestling tournament. More...

 

News

Elementary Super Streaks Announced For February

Archbold Elementary School announced the names of the Super Streaks for February.  Super Streaks are elementary students who have demonstrated respectful, responsible, and safe behavior. More...

AHS Student Musicians Earn A Superior At District Competition

Students in the Archbold High School band and three different chorus groups all earned Superior (I) ratings at district competitions.  For the band students, the Ohio Music Education Association District I large group adjudicated event, held las More...

Park Board Considers Eagle Scout Request

The Archbold Park Board considered, but made no fi- nal decision on, an Eagle Scout project during its Wednesday, March 1 meeting. More...

Public Record

Crime Stopper

A thief or thieves walked away with more than $14,000 in tools from a workshop north of Pettisville, according to the Fulton County Crime Stopper.  The theft is the March Crime of the Month.  Matt Smithmyer, Fulton County chief deputy, said More...

Money Found

An Archbold police report indicates an undisclosed amount of currency was found.  The report states a subject found the money in the 400 block of East Lutz Road at 11:50 am, Monday, Feb. 27.   More...

Suspicious Case

A subject attempted to purchase an item for an incorrect price, an Archbold police report states.  A clerk at Archbold SuperValu Foods said Sunday, Feb. More...

Opinion

Kudos To Archbold Fire Department

This newspaper has often heaped praise upon the Archbold Fire Department because the men and women who make up the organization, and those who support its continued updating of training and equipment, deserve praise. More...

Don’t Let Disabled Children Be Forsaken By Trump Administration

Other Editors Say...

During the George W. Bush administration, the Department of Education set up a web page providing an explanation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007   A typographical error, compounded by other problems, resulted in the German Township Trustees removing their fire levy request from the May 8 spring primary election ballot.  More...