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Breaking News - 4/12/2017 10:10 AM

Railroad Contractor Causes Power Outage

A contractor working on the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks in Archbold caused a power outage Tuesday, April 11. Chris Eck, a Toledo Edison spokesman, said the contractor snapped a guy wire for a utility pole. More...

Truck Crash Still Under Investigation; ODOT Taking Action - Free Access

St. Rt. 34-Co. Rd. 24

The Ohio Department of Transportation will take action to improve safety at the intersection of St. Rt. 34 and Henry County Road 24, and it involves pork chops. ODOT plans to paint “pork chop islands” on Co. Rd. More...

Egg Hunter Harvests Candy

Olivia Lange, 13 months old, Archbold, opens the eggs she collected at the Archbold Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 8. Jennifer Kidder, Parks & Recreation director, was pleased with the event. 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...

Andrew James Lichtenwald

Andrew James Lichtenwald, 18, of Fayette, died unexpectedly Friday, April 7, 2017, in Seneca Township, Mich., the result of a tragic off-road bike accident.  He was born May 31, 1998, in Wauseon, the son of Andrew L. Lichtenwald and Valerie C. More...

DEATH NOTICES

David A. Roth, 54, Archbold, died April 6, 2017. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.  James M. Short, 85, Stryker and formerly of Archbold, died April 4, 2017. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, and five children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

AHS Boys Track Wins At Pettisville

The Archbold boys team won a quad meet with Pettisville, Swanton, and North Central, Tuesday, April 4, at Pettisville. Swanton won the girls meet. Boys Archbold 126, Swanton 59, Pettisville 29, North Central 27.5 More...

Blue Streak Baseball Wins Three Games

In spite of rainy weather that postponed numerous contests last week, Archbold got in four non-league baseball games, winning three of the four to even its record at 3-3.  AHS 8, Hilltop 1   More...

AHS Boys Win Eisenhart Invitational

The Archbold boys track team won the Bob Eisenhart Invitational, Friday, April 7, at Tinora, winning by 79 points.  Pettisville finished eighth.  The Pettisville girls team finished second and the AHS girls were third, while Swanton won the More...

Recipe Corner

Red Strawberry Smoothie

1 cup grape juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 5 cups fresh strawberries, stemmed 6 to 8 fresh mint leaves 1 medium fresh beet, cooked or canned 1 large carrot, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons honey (optional)  Add all ingredients to a large blender; More...

Breaking News - 4/17/2017 9:53 AM

St. Rt. 66 closed After Trailer Mishap

A trailer became unhitched from a truck, causing the closure of St. Rt. More...

Breaking News - 4/17/2017 9:27 AM

Woman Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

Nancy Pennington, 42, Wauseon, died after the sport utility vehicle she was driving drove off the roadway and rolled over about 12:28 am Monday, April 17, an Ohio State Highway Patrol press release states. More...

New Compromise For Fire Department Discussed

A new compromise agreement for the continued operation of the Archbold Fire Department is taking shape. More...

Bidding War Over Feature Quilt At Fairlawn Auction

During the Friday, April 7 Fairlawn Auction, a bidding war erupted over the feature quilt.  When it was all over, Melinda Rupp, Archbold, was the winning bidder, taking home the feature quilt, “Circling Stars,” for $5,500.  More...

 

News

Pettisville Administrator Contracts Approved

Wagner Retiring From Teaching

The Pettisville School Board approved administrative contracts for three administrators at its regular meeting, Monday, April 10. More...

Cafeteria Workers Attend Board Meeting

Several Pettisville school cafeteria workers attended the Monday, April 10 school board meeting as guests, but chose not to speak. More...

Super Streaks For March

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

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 31   1:12 pm: Disabled vehicle, 100 block E. Holland St., in three-hour parking; subject will call when vehicle is moved.  2:01 pm: Disabled vehicle, E. Beech St. at S. Defiance St.  2:58 pm: Larceny, 704 N. More...

Theft Reports

Two reports involving thefts have been filed with Archbold police recently.  Ryan W. Morehead, 41, 704 N. Defiance Street, told police in November, a person he met through church stayed at his home. More...

Car Vandalized

A car owned by Ronda L. Vonier, 46, 305 Ditto St., was vandalized sometime between 8-9:32 pm, Monday, March 27.  The police report states someone threw baking flour and ketchup all over the vehicle. More...

Opinion

Praise For Men Who Rescued Truck Driver

A sure sign that a person is a hero is when that person denies being a hero.  Joshua Grime, rural Archbold, denied he was a hero, and if asked, Wyatt Beck, Montpelier, would probably deny he was a hero, too. More...

Letter To The Editor

An April 5, 2017, Buckeye headline states, “Archbold Traffic Problems 25 Years Ago Go Unresolved.”  The article quotes from a June 1992 Buckeye article and then ponders why people today “continue to protest” such a longst More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 18, 2007   Expenses for the Archbold Area School District are down by $1 million compared to this time last year, according to David Deskins, superintendent.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Palm Sunday  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Message, “Mark, The Short Story Part 2: Dangerous Power,” Mark 15:21- 47” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, April 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.   Bereavement  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 3: Bridget Fuller, Fayette, girl; Chelsea & Austin Hylander, Fayette, boy.   More...