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Village Officials File Papers For Second Attempt At Separation

At the direction of Archbold Village Council, papers for a second attempt at separation from German Township have been filed.  Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, said Donna Dettling, village administrator, filed the paperwork with the Fulton County Co More...

Former Pioneer Cabin Starts Second Life

It took close to two years, but the Archbold Pioneer Cabin is back together, and has started on its second life.  The cabin, which stood in Ruihley Park, was carefully taken down in pieces in October 2015.  The pieces were loaded onto a sem More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Russell Gene Wheeler

Russell Gene Wheeler, age 89, of Archbold, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. More...

Robert Harlan Wyse

Robert Harlan Wyse passed away at the age of 86 in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from complications with Parkinson’s disease.  More...

Marilyn Kay Walther

Marilyn Kay Walther, 76, passed away on June 26, 2017, in Ajijic, Mexico.  Marilyn was born on May 3, 1941, in Custer, Ohio, to Bruce and Glenora Dermer.  She was preceded in death by her parents.  More...

People

Honor Students

Maelinn DeLong, Blake Drewes, Ruthann Stuckey, all of Archbold, were recently named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring term at Bluffton University.  Emma Cobb, Shayla Hayes, Emily Short, and Ethan Zaerr, all of Archbold, were named to More...

Honor Students

Daniel Joseph Sauder, PHS ‘14 and son of Dan and Ezzie, was named to the dean’s list at Clemson (S.C.) University for the 2017 spring semester.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.  ------  Clay Waidelich, PHS More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   June 23: Kristin & David Carrisalez, Wauseon, girl.  June 28: Alexia Vielma, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Opinion

One Side Must Give

Fire Department Negotiations

In the world of logic, there is a paradox called the irresistible force and the immovable object. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 11, 2007   Council took the first steps toward refinancing debt and renovations at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and the construction of Woodland Park.  More...

Letter To The Editor

I have been reading the pros and cons of medical marijuana. More...

Breaking News - 7/7/2017 10:08 AM

One Dead After July 5 Crash- Updated Information

Ohio State Highway Patrol officials announced in a press release that an unidentified person was killed in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of St. Rt. 109 and US20 about 2:30 pm Wednesday, July 5. More...

Fifth Straight Year To State Tournament

The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team has advanced to the state tournament for the fifth straight year, Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, at St. Henry. More...

Humane Society Brings Dogs, Cats, People Together

For Steve Wanner, the Fulton County Humane Society is about bringing dogs, cats, and people together.  That, and separating kids from their phones.  As the director for the group, he said, “Really, primarily, I want people to come her More...

CCNO Inmates To Clean Up Roadsides

Motorists in the four-county area of Fulton, Defiance, Henry, and Williams will soon see Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio inmates along the sides of state and federal highways.  More...

 

News

Social Media Policy For Students Discussed At Archbold School Board

Aaron Rex, superintendent, discussed creating a social media policy for students during the Monday, June 19 Archbold School Board meeting.  Rex said Allan Gladieux, high school athletic director, told him that athletic directors from various sch More...

Park Board Discusses Property

Archbold Park Board met in executive session for about 45 minutes during its Wednesday, June 28 meeting.  Stated reason for the closed-door session was a property matter.  Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said no More...

School Board Okays Library Levy For Fall Election Ballot

The Archbold Community Library request for a 1.2- mill property tax levy will appear on the Tuesday, Nov. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 22   9:26 am: 200 block Westfield Dr., follow-up.  2:45 pm: Assist other police unit, 100 block Frey Rd.  5:22 pm: Assist other unit, medical run for difficulty breathing.  7:04 pm: Citation to Wesley Nartker, 21, rural Archb More...

Woman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Amy Sue Philquist, 19, who has an East Gardens address and a Defiance address, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence, Friday, June 23.  The Archbold police report states an officer was called to the apartment complex about 11:56 pm on a More...

Vehicle Hits Garage Door

Terry L. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

Defending state champion Archbold (22-2) won the District 2 Acme North sectional championship with an exciting 2-1 win over Patrick Henry, Saturday, July 1, at Archbold.  To advance to the title game, Archbold defeated Tinora 19-2, Thursday, Jun More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fourth Sunday After Easter  St. Martin’s Lutheran   Sunday: Jayma Bailey, acolyte; Marilyn Opdycke, lector; Steve Basselman, pianist/organist. Baptism for Quinn Christine Elting, daughter of Jacob & Betsy. More...