April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board Approves Contracts

The Archbold School Board approved contracts for five members of the administrative team at its Monday, April 17 meeting.  Salaries for the five were not set at the meeting.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said salaries for administrators were More...

Township Trustees Invited To Council Meeting For Levy Presentation

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, invited the German Township Trustees to the Monday, May 1 Archbold Village Council meeting.  Dettling gave the invitation during the Monday, April 24 trustees meeting.  Brett Kolb, Fulton Coun More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

James Kenneth Trowbridge

James Kenneth Trowbridge, age 61, of rural Archbold, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. He was born Aug. 14, 1955, at Wauseon, to Kenneth W. and Barbara “Louise” (Gear) Trowbridge. More...

Ada Lucille Schnur

Ada Lucille Schnur, age 88, of Archbold, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017, in her home. She was born on Jan. 8, 1929, to Allison and Mary (Zaerr) Ledyard in Burlington. More...

Eugene R. “Bob” Burkholder

Eugene R. More...

Sports

AHS Tennis Wins NBTL Tournament

The Archbold boys tennis team won two matches last week to raise its record to 6-1.  The Streaks defeated Springfield 4-1, Monday, April 17, at Archbold.  Archbold hosted Ayersville, Tuesday, April 18, and blanked the Pilots 5-0.  The More...

AHS Softball Beats Bryan, Elmwood

The Archbold softball team stayed perfect in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League at 3-0 with a 9-0 win over Bryan, and posted a 6-3 non-league win over Elmwood to up its record to 7-6. More...

AHS Baseball Wins Four Straight

Archbold defeated Bryan in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League battle along with three non-league teams last week to run its baseball record to 10-4, 3-0 NWOAL. More...

Breaking News - 4/28/2017 4:03 PM

NSCC President To Retire by June 30, 2018

    Thomas L. Stuckey, president of Northwest State Community College since Oct. More...

Where Do We Go From Here?

St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24

Archbold Village Council talked about roundabouts, support, funding, and more, as it reviewed the St. Rt. More...

Ramey Indicted, Could Face Death Penalty

James C. More...

Special Election Is Tuesday

Voters in Fulton County will go to the polls, Tuesday, May 2, for a Special Election.  In German Township, voters are asked to renew a one-half (.5) mill levy for five years for fire protection services.  The levy raises approximately $85 More...

 

News

Pettisville FFA Holds Annual Banquet

Pettisville FFA held its 67th annual FFA Banquet, Thursday, April 6.  The chapter collected donations for one of the relief trips traveling to Kansas to help farmers recover from the loss of livestock, feed, and equipment from recent wildfires. More...

Choirs Earn Superiors At State; Band Earns An Excellent And Superior

Archbold High School musicians garnered several top awards at the 2017 Ohio Music Education Association state competition, Friday, April 21 at Van Buren High School.  Kent Vandock, AHS director of choral activities, said all three Archbold choir More...

Archbold Schools Music Education Recognized

For the fifth straight year, the Archbold Area School District has been named one of the Best Communities For Music Education.  The recognition is bestowed by the NAMM Foundation, a non-profit supported in part by the National Association of Mus More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 14   10:33 am: Found book bag, 1500 block S. Defiance St, returned to owner.  2:11 pm: Assist other police unit, accident, St. Rt. 66 and St. Rt. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Estate of Sierah Joughin, Metamora, plaintiff vs James Worley, Stryker, defendant. Other civil.  Zachariah Pfund, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Joy Chittum, Wauseon, defendant. More...

Public Meetings

Village Council  Archbold Village Council, Monday, May 1, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. More...

Opinion

Police Officer Settles Juvenile Issue

This newspaper often praises Archbold police officers when they are deserving.  Fortunately, they have often done things that are praise-worthy.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 2, 2007   An arsonist started the Saturday, April 14 fire that destroyed a portion of downtown Wauseon, investigators said Monday.  More...

Learn The Maneuver

Other Editors Say...

A Perrysburg second grader may be alive because she and a school employee kept their heads in an emergency– and because the worker, Lisa Watson, had first-aid training.  The girl put both hands to her own throat– perhaps a reflex, bu More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Second Sunday of Easter  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Nathanael Miles, worship leader. Message, “Fanning The Flames: A Call To Courage, 2 Timothy 1,” Roger Andrews, speaker. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 14: Andrea Pelland, Delta, girl; Aubree Hite, Wauseon, girl.  April 17: Carly Consolo, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...