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Lessons Learned From 2016 Turnpike Tanker Crash

Almost one year ago to the day, a semi slammed into the rear of a second, creating a first-of-its-kind accident that killed one, involved fire departments from four counties, and snarled traffic for more than 24 hours.  The evening of Thursday, More...

Archbold To Propose Fire Contract, But Prepare Separation Papers

The Archbold Village Council Police & Fire Committee will put another proposal for operation of the Archbold Fire Department before the German Township Trustees.  At the same time, the committee directed Donna Dettling, village administrator More...

Rainbow Over Archbold

The right combination of moisture in the air and sunlight at the right angle resulted in a magnificent rainbow over Archbold, Monday evening, June 19. In places, a second arc of colors could be seen, making the event a double rainbow. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kristina Marie Avina

Kristina Marie Avina, age 43, of Pettisville, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017, at the University of Toledo Medical Center.Kristina was born on July 4, 1973, the daughter of Kenneth and Shirley (Moore) Naf-ziger, at the Montpelier Hospital.Kristi More...

Richard L. Riegsecker

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Lucille R. “Buzz” Ziegler

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People

Nofziger, Klink To Wed June 24

Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jenna Renee, to Nathaniel Lee Klink, son of Paul and Kathleen Klink, Chambersburg, Pa.  More...

Receives Scholarship

Emily Roth, AHS ‘17, received one of three $1000 scholarships from the Ohio High School Athletic Association Northwest District Athletic Board, Wednesday, June 14. More...

Honor Students

Moriah Reichert, AHS ‘15 and daughter of Paul and Beth, and Eliot Hartzler, PHS ‘14 and son of Al and Staci, were named to the president’s list for the 2017 spring semester at Capital University.  Students must earn at least a More...

Opinion

German Township, Stryker Go In Different Directions On Medical Marijuana

The German Township Trustees listened to their constituents and decided by consensus to ban the growth, processing, or sale of medical marijuana in the township.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 27, 2007   Dan and Cheryl Storrer, rural Archbold, have applied for liquor permits from the state of Ohio to serve liquor in the Stotzer Building, 301 North Defiance Street.  More...

Breaking News - 6/25/2017 5:17 PM

Crash On US20A Injures One

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle injury crash on US 20A near SR 108 in Clinton Township, Fulton County at approximately 10:06 a.m, Sunday, June 25.     More...

Breaking News - 6/22/2017 10:46 AM

Missing Kayaker Found On Maumee River

    A kayaker who had gone missing on the Maumee River Wednesday night was located by Defiance County Sheriff deputies.  More...

St. Rt. 66 Relocation Tabled

Opponents of the St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. More...

Ann Marie Nafziger, AHS ’90, Elected Mayor Of Texas Town

A second Archbold-area native has started a foray into Texas politics.  Ann Marie Nafziger, AHS ‘90, has been elected the mayor of Marfa, Texas, in the far-west portion of the state.  She follows in the footsteps of Max Nofziger, of r More...

 

News

Council Holds Hour-Plus Executive Session

Archbold Village Council met behind closed doors for about an hour and 15 minutes during its Monday night, June 19 meeting.  Stated reason for the closed door session was a “propertyeasement purchase.”  No action was taken when More...

Ag Hall Of Fame Nomination Forms Ready

Nomination forms for the 2017 Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame award are available at the Fulton County Extension office, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, or online at www.fulton.osu.edu. Deadline is July 10.  More...

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA chapter attended the 89th State FFA Convention in Columbus, May 4-5.  Twenty-four members attended with 24 parents and guests.  Members went to sessions where state officers and invited speakers gave speeches to help cha More...

Public Record

Local Woman Treated, Released After Accident

Jessica Rosebrook, 36, rural Archbold, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a two-vehicle accident at 2:49 pm, Friday, June 9.  The Henry County Sheriff Department report states Rosebrook was driving a sport-util More...

Boy Drowns In Pond

A five-year-old Defiance boy drowned in a decorative pond at TJ Automation, U-075 St. Rt. More...

Tuesday Crash Injures Three

Three people were injured in a two-car crash that occurred at 7:06 am, Tuesday, June 20, on Henry Co. Rd. 24, about four-tenths of a mile north of Co. Rd. V.  More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team raised its record to 17-1 with a 14-game win streak after six victories last week.  Archbold 5, Fairview 1 Archbold 9, Fairview 0 Monday, June 12   More...

Pettisville Track Athletes Receive Awards

The Pettisville track and field team recently held its Awards Night.  More...

Rupp, McQuade Named Second Team All-Ohio

Jereme Rupp, an AHS senior, and Luke McQuade, an AHS junior, received Second Team All-Ohio honors for the 2017 boys tennis season from the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Second Sunday After Pentecost  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nathanael Miles and worship team, music, offertory; David Nafziger, worship leader. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 19:7-11,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, June 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwest State Community College, 22-600 St. Rt. 34, Archbold.  Mood Disorders  More...

Births

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