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Breaking News - 5/12/2017 7:46 AM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL BASEBALL - Free Access

Stryker 10, Pettisville 2

Stryker won a Div. IV sectional baseball title with a 10-2 win over Pettisville, Thursday, May 11, at Stryker.-Updated 5.12, 8:45 am  ------ Pettisville defeated North Central 11-1, Tuesday, May 9, in a Div. More...

German Township Blocks Medical Marijuana Facility

After being approached about the possibility of growing medical marijuana in German Township, the township trustees voted to ban the drug.  The vote came during their Monday, May 8 meeting.  More...

Arriving For Prom

AHS students arrive for the walk-in portion of the AHS Prom, Saturday, May 6. More...

ConAgra Named Fulton County Business Of Year

The ConAgra Archbold plant has been named the Fulton County Business of the Year by the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation.  The honor was announced at the FCEDC banquet, Thursday, April 27.  Matt Gilroy, FCEDC director, said Co More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jeffrey Lynn Storrs

Jeffrey Lynn Storrs, 60, of Fayette, died Monday evening, May 1, 2017, at the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance.  He was born Aug. More...

Myrl Robert Zimmerman

Myrl Robert Zimmerman, age 92, passed away at Fulton Manor, under hospice care, on Thursday, May 4, 2017, with his loving family by his bedside.  He was born on Oct. More...

Warren Isaiah Witmer

Warren Isaiah Witmer, aged 86 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, May 3, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. He was born Feb. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Baseball Wins NWOAL Championship With 7-0 Record

The Archbold baseball team (15-5) clinched the outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship with a 14-4 win over Wauseon, Monday, May 1, at Wauseon.  The Streaks claimed their first NWOAL title since 2005, when they shared the title with More...

AHS Softball Falls To Wauseon, Beats Edgerton Bulldogs

The Archbold softball team has at least a share of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title– their 12th consecutive title– after falling 6- 1 at Wauseon, Monday, May 1.  With the loss, the Streaks finished the league season with a 6 More...

AHS Boys Tennis Beats Dogs, Falls To Bluffton

The Archbold boys tennis team Defeated Defiance 4-1, Monday, May 1, but lost to Bluffton 3-2, Tuesday, May 2.  At the Northern Buckeye Tennis League team tournament, Friday, May 5, at Defiance College, Archbold, Ada, Bryan, and Wauseon finished More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fourth Sunday of Easter  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offering. Message, “John 6: 22- 29; Gather: Feast & Feast Again,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 28: Nicole Garcia, Swanton, boy; Jennifer & Michael Tauber, Wauseon, girl; Gabriella Johnson, Kunkle, girl.  May 2: Rebecca & Clay Stuckey, Stryker, boy.   More...

Correction

Incorrect information for St. Martin’s Lutheran Church was published in the May 3 “Pew and Pulpit.” Corrected information is as follows:  More...

Breaking News - 5/13/2017 1:17 AM

DIV. III SECTIONAL SOFTBALL - Free Access

Archbold 7, Evergreen 0

Third-seeded Archbold shut out Evergreen 7-0 to win a Div. III sectional title, Friday, May 12, at AHS. The Streaks play fourth-seeded Otsego in a district semifinal, Wednesday, May 17, 5 pm, at Maumee. More...

Breaking News - 5/13/2017 1:13 AM

DIV. III SECTIONAL BASEBALL - Free Access

Archbold 1, Otsego 0

Second-seeded Archbold scored a 1-0 shutout over Otsego to win a Div. III sectional baseball championship, Friday, May 12, at AHS. The Streaks play third-seeded Swanton in a district semifinal, Thursday, May 18, 4 pm, at Defiance High School. More...

Breaking News - 5/10/2017 11:04 AM

Fatal Crash In Amboy Township Wednesday

    A fiery crash at the intersection of Fulton County Rd. More...

Miller Bros. Const. Builds New Shop South Of Archbold

Miller Bros. Construction is constructing a new shop facility south of Archbold in Henry County. More...

F&M Bank To Trade On NASDAQ Stock Exchange

Starting today, Wednesday, investors will be able to find the Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., symbol, FMAO, on the NASDAQ stock market.  “The listing of our common stock on NASDAQ represents another significant milestone in the 120- More...

Old Mill Run To Remain Dark

The German Township Trustees have shelved a plan to re-light the decorative streetlights in the Old Mill Run subdivision in Pettisville.  There are four light poles in the subdivision, each with two lights. More...

 

News

Prom Walk-In

Top: Levie Rufenacht hitches a ride from Michael Short as the two made their entrance during the Archbold High School Prom walk-in ceremony, Saturday, May 6.  More...

Quilt Show Draws Bigger Crowd

Cathy Leatherman, Liberty Center, plays piano for the 41st annual Sauder Village Quilt Show, May 2-9. Kim Krieger, spokesman for the village, said attendance over the five-day event was about 4,500, up roughly 900 over last year. More...

Slow Dancing

Dan Benecke, Ridgeville Corners, dances with his daughter Autumn during the Archbold Elementary School Father-Daughter Dance, Friday, May 5.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 28   9:19 am: Unlock, Yoder & Frey, requested by Fulton County Sheriff Dept. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Christine Neuenschwander, Delta vs Jason Pichette, Spokane Valley, Wash., obligor. URESA.  Kelli Woodring, Delta, plaintiff vs Larry Phillips, Delta, defendant. More...

Crashes Reported

Several vehicle crashes were reported to Archbold police.  Jeffrey M. More...

Opinion

Thanks, Tom

For Northwest State Community College, Tom Stuckey was the right man at the right time to become its president in 2007.  For close to a decade, he has steered NSCC through happy and difficult times, all with the same bright, positive personality More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 16, 2007   More...

Snowmen Abound, Melt Quickly

Old Photo Corner

Archbold children made the most of four inches of snow and a canceled school day on Thursday, Dec. 10, 1992. More...