May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Midnight In Paris

One of the big things about prom is getting the best, most unique way to arrive at the dance. For the Pettisville prom, Saturday, April 29, Katie Hauter and Maddy Gackenbach, PHS juniors, arrived by bicycle and roller skates. More...

Problem In Lima Disrupts 911 Service

Rich Kilgour, Fulton County Sheriff Department 911 coordinator, said a problem at the CenturyLink Telephone Co. More...

Two-Mill Fire Department Levy Discussed

Members of Archbold Village Council and the German Township Trustees heard a presentation from Brett Kolb, Fulton County Auditor, during the Monday, May 1 council meeting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ralph F. Krueger

Ralph F. More...

Ervin Isaac Miller

Born in Elmira, Ohio, growing up and attending school at Pettisville, graduating in 1952, and a longtime member of the Archbold community, Ervin has gone to live for eternity with his Lord, Jesus Christ.  Born on Dec. More...

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...

Sports

Softball, Baseball Tournament Pairings

Pairings and dates for baseball and softball tournaments have been set.  The better seeds hosts the first two rounds of the sectional tournaments.  Div. More...

Archbold Boys, Anthony Wayne Girls Win Walker/Dilbone Relays

The Archbold boys track team won its first Walker- Dilbone Relays title since 2014, Friday, April 28, at AHS.  The Blue Streaks finished atop the podium with 97 points.  Bowling Green, last year’s champion, finished second with 84. More...

AHS Wins Share Of 12th Straight NWOAL Title

Ziegler Throws Perfect Game

Archbold guaranteed itself at least a share of its 12th straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball title last week with four straight wins.  After a 5-6 start, the Streaks have won six straight contests since April 15 to raise their record More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Third Sunday of Easter  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Hard-Things, Hard-People: 2 Timothy 2,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 17: Jena Moyers, Wauseon, boy.  April 20: Michelle & Kyle Borton, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Breaking News - 5/8/2017 7:08 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL SOFTBALL - Free Access

Montpelier 9, Pettisville 5

Tied at 3 going into the fifth inning, Montpelier scored six runs to Pettisville's two to win their Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/3/2017 3:13 PM

One Dies In Turnpike Crash

The Swanton Post is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 11:39 am today, Wednesday, on the Ohio Turnpike in Jefferson Township, Williams County.   More...

Two Inmates Overdose At CCNO

Two inmates at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio have returned to the regional jail after they apparently overdosed while smoking a synthetic drug, Monday, May 1.  Timothy Croninger, 36, McClure, and Kevin Darah, 45, Toledo, were observed More...

Village Needs Water, Wastewater Rate Hikes To Maintain Systems

A study of the village of Archbold water and wastewater systems has shown that rate increases of 8% for water and 13% for wastewater are needed to maintain the two systems.  Archbold Village Council was given that information at its Monday, May More...

Stuckey To Retire In June 2018

Tom Stuckey said after he retires from the presidency of Northwest State Community College, he isn’t going to seek another career. “If Bluffton University or Defiance College would ask me to teach a class, I would consider it. More...

 

News

Elementary Super Streaks Announced For March

Archbold Elementary School announced the names of the Super Streaks for March.  Super Streaks are elementary students who have demonstrated respectful, responsible, and safe behavior.  Each month, elementary school teachers nominate student More...

4-H News

At the Countryside Clovers 4-H meeting, Tuesday, April 25, $120.80 was raised from the Dime Auction, and flower fundraiser money was collected.  4-Hers that take rabbits are assigned to bring snacks next meeting. More...

All In For Arbor Day

Nora Ruffer, an Archbold fifth grade student, makes a mighty effort to scoop up a shovel full of dirt to fill in around the tree planted for Arbor Day. Archbold held its annual Arbor Day ceremony, Friday, April 28. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 21   9:34 am: Follow-up, 200 block Stryker St.  9:41 am: Follow-up, 400 block W. Lutz Rd.  10:59 am: Report of board in the road, 1500 block S. More...

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.)  Eryka Tyler Wallace, Pettisville, violation of temporary permit requirements, N. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Nathan Goodman, Wauseon vs Domenique Livingston, Oak Grove, Ky., obligor. URESA.  Jennifer Stillion, Swanton, plaintiff vs Matthew Stillion, Fayette, defendant. More...

Opinion

Teens: Drive Safely This Prom And Graduation Season

It’s the season for high school proms and graduation parties. High school students look forward to celebrating these milestones of their teenage years, anticipating the fun such a night provides. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 9, 2007   Council tabled a request to support a 24-unit apartment complex for seniors ages 55 and over in the Westfield Drive area.  More...

Letter To The Editor

To some people, trucks traveling through downtown Archbold is a problem.  Others view trucks as a sign of prosperity.  Trucks are hauling material to factories for workers to make finished products and then hauled to various outlets.  More...

Recipe Corner

Chocolate Cherry Stars

8 ounces almond paste 1/2 cup sugar 2 large egg whites 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 12 maraschino cherries plus 2 teaspoons maraschino cherry l More...