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Few Calls On Marijuana, But All Opposed: Ruffer

Randy Ruffer, German Township trustee, said since the Tuesday, May 30 meeting on the medical marijuana greenhouse/processing facility, he has received few calls on the topic. But he said all of the calls he has received have been opposed to it. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Calvin Kinley Brauer

Less than a month after the death of his beloved wife Margot, Calvin Kinley Brauer died peacefully on the morning of June 2, 2017.  He was born in Jersey City, N.J., on Jan. More...

Helen E. Leininger

Helen E. Leininger, age 66 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday morning, June 4, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven Care Center in Archbold.  She was born Sept. More...

Public Record

Menacing, Criminal Trespassing Reported

Reports involving aggravated menacing and criminal trespassing were filed with Archbold police recently.  Scott Skiver, 53, 406 West St., told police at noon on Tuesday, May 30, he was asleep in his home. More...

Ball Gets 63 Days, Community Control

Joshua David Ball, 37, rural Archbold, was sentenced to 63 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, Monday, June 5, in Fulton County CommonPleas Court.  Ball, who was wanted on a warrant from Defiance County, and another man were arrest More...

Dog Warden Cites Local Man

Brian Banister, Fulton County dog warden, issued a citation to Joseph Booth 38, Archbold, for failure to confine a dog. The charge results from an incident that occurred Sunday, May 28.  More...

Sports

Streaks, Birds Bring Home Four Second Places, One Third, Two Fourths, One Eighth From State Track

Archbold and Pettisville track athletes stepped on the medals podium eight times after finishing in the top eight of their events at the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, at Columbus.  More...

Academic All-Ohio

Seven Archbold track student-athletes were named Academic All-Ohio. They had a 3.5 or higher gpa and competed at the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday,   June 2-3. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Sunday  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalm Series: Psalm 3,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, June 14, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan.  SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, June 8, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center May 28: Denise & Robert McColley, Napoleon, twin boys. May 30: Brianne Viers, Archbold, boy. More...

Two Weeks For Council Decision On St. Rt. 66

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, said Archbold Village Council will take two weeks to think about the St. Rt. 66- Co. Rd. More...

Meeting On Possible Medical Marijuana Greenhouse/Processing Facility In German Township Reveals Positive, Negative Sides

There were some against and some in favor of medical marijuana at a Tuesday, May 30 meeting on the topic at the Ruihley Park Pavilion hosted by the German Township Trustees.  But there was opposition to having a one-acre greenhouse specifically More...

Liam Row Runs To Victory At Cleveland Marathon

When Liam Row, Archbold, crossed the finish line at the Cleveland Marathon, Sunday, May 21, he heard his named announced over the public address system.  “Liam Row, 14,” the announcer said, adding, “What? More...

 

News

Planting Nearly Done After Good Weather

When Fulton County farmers finally got a good week of weather, they made the most of it and almost completely finished their spring planting.  “It was a great week for wrapping up a lot of planting,” said Eric Richer, Fulton County a More...

Napoleon Firm Low Bidder For 2017 Street Resurfacing

Gerken Paving, rural Napoleon, was the winning bidder for the village of Archbold street resurfacing project for 2017.  Archbold Village Council approved its $191,975 bid for the project at its Monday, June 5 meeting.  The Gerken bid was 11 More...

County Reaches Far, Near For New EMA Director

Fulton County officials went both far and near for their new director of the county Emergency Management Agency.  Kelvin Freeman, the man selected for the job, is a native of North Carolina, but was hired away from neighboring Henry County.  More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Howard and Judy Warncke are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Howard Warncke and Judy Osborne were married June 10, 1967, at First Church of God, Wauseon, by Pastor Laverne Alt.  They are the parents of two children, Tony (Missy) More...

AHS Students Receive Scholarships

Members of the Archbold High School Class of 2017 who received scholarships at Scholarship Night, Monday, May 22, and the scholarships they received: Emma Adams, Northwest State Community College Changing Lives; Eliza Avers, Northwest State Community More...

Archbold 7th, 8th Grade Awards

President’s Education Awards   More...

Opinion

Archbold, Pettisville Well Represented, And Represented Well, At State Track

We are always proud of our students and student-athletes, but even more so after the Division III state track and field meet last weekend in Columbus.  Not only should we be proud of them because of how they performed on the track, but how they More...

He Drank. He Drove. He Died.

Other Editors Say...

The suicide of repeat drunk driver and Michigan state representative John Kivela is, like most deaths, sad.  But it also carries a clear warning: Drinking and driving can and will end lives.  The day before Mr. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 13, 2007   School board unanimously approved hiring Dorothy Lambert as the new principal of Archbold Elementary School. She has been the curriculum director since August 2000. More...