April 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Church Congregations Support 51st Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction

The 51st annual Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction is this week.  At the event, everything from homemade baked goods to furniture to handcrafted quilts goes across the auction block. More...

Archbold Traffic Problems 25 Years Ago Go Unresolved

Editor’s Note– Evidence of Archbold’s struggles with vehicle traffic problems continue to appear in local government. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Virginia Witte

Virginia Helen (Cox) Witte, age 87, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, April 9, 2017, at the Fairlawn Haven Special Care Unit, where she had resided for six years.Ginnie was born Dec. More...

Harold A. Brubaker

Harold A. Brubaker, age 87, of Hamler, died Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee.  His Legacy… He was born Nov. 9, 1929, to Raymond J. More...

Sports

Repp Named NWOAL Player Of Year, Shares District Player Of Year Honor

Kierstyn Repp, an AHS senior, was named the Northwest Ohio Athletic League Player of the Year for the 2017 season in the girls basketball post-season honors.  Repp was also named First Team All-Ohio by the Associated Press, and shared Division I More...

AHS Softball Opens With Three Losses

Archbold opened the season last week with a new coach at the helm, as the Andrea Thiel era began after taking the reins from longtime coach Joe Frank.  It was a rough week for the new mentor, as the Streaks lost to Maumee and dropped a doublehea More...

AHS Baseball Drops Doubleheader

Archbold opened its baseball season, Saturday, April 1, with a doubleheader at Fairview, losing 5-1 and 9-1.  The Blue Streaks were held to four hits in the first game, scoring their lone run in the seventh inning after trailing 5-0.  Sam P More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

The Fifth Sunday of Lent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: The Worst... The Best...The In-Between... Mark 14:52-15:20” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Monday, April 10, 1-7 p.m., Napoleon American Legion, 500 Glenwood, Napoleon.   Single & Parenting  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  March 24: Stacy & Joey Bell, Stryker, boy.  March 25: Erika & Jeremy Cook, Napoleon, girl.  March 26: Amber Showman, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Recipe Corner

Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip

1 Tbsp olive oil 1 pkg (5 oz) spinach 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup grated Asiago cheese 8 oz reduced-fat plain brickstyle cream cheese 2/3 cup Greek yogurt 1 ts More...

Breaking News - 4/9/2017 2:26 PM

Crash Injures Two

The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a Sunday, April 9 two-vehicle serious injury crash on SR 108 at County Road AC in Clinton Township, Fulton County.   More...

Breaking News - 4/5/2017 9:50 AM

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The State Boys Basketball Souvenir Section in under the Special Sections Carousel

The AHS state boys basketball souvenir section is located under the Special Sections Carousel below.     More...

Crash Results In Fuel, Oil Spills

A crash between a semi and a heavy truck carrying waste oil resulted in a leak of up to 500 gallons of oil and diesel fuel about 9 am, Friday morning, March 31.  There was heavy fog that morning with visibility of about one-quarter mile, but the More...

Men Arrested After Anonymous Tip

Archbold police arrested two men Monday night, April 3, at the Circle K convenience store. More...

 

News

Way Clear For Domestic Violence Rehab Shelter

Archbold Village Council cleared the way for a domestic violence rehabilitation center, voting to approve the necessary measure at its Monday night, April 3, meeting.  Council approved a conditional use permit under the village zoning laws for More...

Sewer Project Biggest For 2017

The village of Archbold engineering department is in the process of designing a $1 million-plus sewer project, said Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer.  The village has received an Ohio Public Works grant of $275,000 for the project.  More...

Income Tax Off Record Pace

After raising more than $450,000 in January, the Archbold municipal income tax collection has been off in February and March.  For the first three months of 2017, the total raised by the municipal tax is $1,126,698.90, off almost 23% from 2016.& More...

Public Record

Pair Turn Themselves In

A man and a woman from Williams County turned themselves in to the Western District Court last week after a warrant had been issued for their arrest.  Nathanial L. More...

Arrested On Theft Charge

Karl Russel Vayda, 38, Archbold, has been arrested on charges of theft and possession of marijuana.  Lauren Danielle Culbertson, 20, of East Gardens, told police on Tuesday, March 28, that her neighbor across the hall, identified as Vayda, had t More...

Grand Jury Indicts 10

Indictments against 10 people were handed down by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, March 20. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said the charges involved crimes committed in Fulton County. More...

Opinion

Domestic Violence Safe House A Natural Fit For Archbold

The community of Archbold is known worldwide for good works. More...

Old Photo Corner

Happy Fairlawn Auxiliary officers show a few of the hundreds of items that were auctioned Saturday, (May 5, 1979), to benefit the benevolent fund of Fairlawn Haven. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 11, 2007   Carpooling to school could be a hassle now that a new Ohio law affecting teen drivers took effect April 6.  More...