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Breaking News - 5/20/2017 1:55 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT SOFTBALL - Free Access

Eastwood 6, Archbold 3

Eastwood scored five runs in the second inning on its way to a 6-3 Div III district final victory over Archbold, Saturday, May 20, at Maumee.  Eastwood advances to the regional semifinals, Wednesday, May 24, 2 pm, at Findlay.-Updated 5.20, More...

Kruse, Wing To Speak At Memorial Day Ceremonies

A U.S. Air Force Major General and a former USAF Staff Sergeant will be speakers at Memorial Day events in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners, Monday, May 29. More...

Faces Of Idol

Pettisville High School held its annual Pettisville Idol talent show, Friday, May 12. PHS students had an opportunity to show their talents before peers in the audience. Top left: Zoe Bullano, a freshman, sang a cappella. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Robert G. Short

Robert G. Short, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away early Monday morning, May 15, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven Care Center in Archbold. He was born Oct. 10, 1926, at Wauseon, the son of Joseph L. and Katie (Yoder) Short. More...

Dorothy Lorraine (Snyder) Hill

Dorothy Lorraine (Snyder) Hill, age 86, of Napoleon, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Ohio Living Sarah Moore Home in Delaware, Ohio.  She was born April 17, 1931, in Fulton County, to the late George and Clara Mills Snyder. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

John and Janette Trudel, Archbold, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 20, 2017.  John Trudel and Janette Gearig were married on May 19, 1957, by Rev. Dale Humbert at the First Christian Church, Wauseon.  More...

Earn Degrees

Two students from Archbold earned degrees during April 30 commencement exercises at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Isaac Dahl graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in religious and intercultural studies. More...

CARD OF THANKS

Many thanks to all who sent cards, gifts and well wishes for my 95th birthday. They were greatly appreciated.  Lodema Maust   More...

Opinion

District Track Meet Will Benefit Community

Archbold High School is always an important part of the community; but Thursday and Saturday, the school will bring an economic bonus to town.  AHS will host the Division III district track and field meet.  For many years, the meet has been More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 23, 2007 In a split vote, 4-2, council turned down a resolution to support a 24-unit apartment complex for seniors ages 55 and over at Westfield Drive. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fifth Sunday of Easter Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Fanning The Flames: 2 Timothy 3,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

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Organizations

Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, May 18, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. More...

Breaking News - 5/21/2017 7:20 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT BASEBALL - Free Access

Archbold 10, Fairview 2, District Final

Archbold defeated Fairview 10-2 to win its second straight district championship, Sunday, May 21, at Defiance.  The game was postponed from Saturday because of inclement weather.  More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2017 7:23 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT TRACK & FIELD - Free Access

Archbold Boys, Holgate Girls Win District Titles

The Archbold boys won the Div. III district track & field championship, Saturday, May 20, at Archbold. The Blue Streaks finished first with 119 points. Liberty Center was second with 92, and Patrick Henry was third with 80. More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2017 6:59 PM

DIV. II DISTRICT TENNIS - Free Access

Rupp, McQuade Finish Second At District, Advance To State!

The AHS doubles team of Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade have advanced to the Div. II state tournament next weekend at Mason, Ohio. More...

Archbold School Lunch Price Goes Up

It will cost an additional nickel to eat a school lunch in Archbold schools in 2017- 18.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, gave that information to the Archbold School Board during its Monday, May 15 meeting.  The move is an effort to show state More...

Fulton County Drug Court Offers Hope

The new Fulton County Drug Court program is a lot of things. More...

Farmers To Be In Fields This Week

After three weeks of wet, cool weather, Fulton County farmers will be in the fields this week, said Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent.  County farmers did get a few acres planted in April, “then Mother Nature took ove More...

 

News

Honor Student

Caleb Liechty, PHS ‘13 and son of Chris and Holly, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Goshen (Ind.) College.  Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qualify.   More...

Correction

Due to a calculation error on the part of Archbold Middle School, Jordan Rodriguez, Kara Schnitkey, and Mariah Mignin were left off the third quarter, fifth grade honor roll that was published in the April 12 edition of this newspaper.   More...

Sing-Along

Duane Beck, Pettisville music teacher, leads students in a sing-along during the elementary field day event, Friday, May 12, at the Pettisville   Park. Picnic lunches and activities were highlights of the day.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 5 2:38 pm: Citation to Joy Herman, 32, Archbold, disobeying stop sign, E. Beech St. at West St. 4:37 pm: Suspicious vehicle, Frozen Specialties. 6:02 pm: Follow-up, spoke to owner of vehicle at Frozen Specialties. More...

Archbold EMS Log

April 14 12:05 pm: 400 block Park St., ill, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 3:51 pm: 900 block Olds Lane, ill, transported to FCHC. April 15 1:32 pm: 22000 Monroe St., Burlington, fall, transported to FCHC. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 18, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, May 22, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold.   More...

Sports

Rupp, McQuade Win Sectional Crown

The third-seeded Archbold doubles team of Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade went undefeated at 4-0 and won a Division II sectional championship, Thursday, May 11, and Saturday, May 13, at Defiance College.  The pair had a bye in the first round, then More...

Streaks Sweep NWOAL Track Titles

Stamm Sets Meet Record

After two straight years of Wauseon sweeping the boys and girls Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field titles, Archbold took back the top spots, Tuesday and Friday, May 9 and 12, at Evergreen.  The Streaks last won the boys title in 2014 More...

Archbold Hosts District Track Meet

Archbold High School is the new host of the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 18, and Saturday, May 20.  The meet begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday and concludes Saturday beginning at 11 a.m.  More...