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Great Harvest

A tractor pulls an antique combine through a wheat field at Sauder Village, part of the Village “Great Harvest” event. Members of the Massey Collectors Association brought their equipment to do the harvesting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Helen Collins Kirby

Helen Collins Kirby, age 92, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Monday, July 10, 2017, in her home, surrounded by her family. Helen was born on Oct. More...

Ralph Waldo Lugbill

Ralph Lugbill was born Feb. 5, 1931, to Sylvanus and Mary (“Mamie”) Schmucker Lugbill in rural Archbold.  He attended a one-room school and then Archbold Schools. More...

Carmon F. Martin

Carmon F. Martin, age 90, passed away surrounded by his family on July 5, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven.  Carmon was born April 29, 1927, in Pioneer. More...

Sports

Acme Action

Kade Kern, shown in sectional action against Tinora, had singles in Archbold’s district wins over Miller City and Ottawa Glandorf. Archbold was scheduled to play OG in the district final, yesterday, at Patrick Henry. More...

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball squad scored a pair of shutouts in the District 2 tournament that took place, Saturday, July 8, at Patrick Henry.  The Streaks defeated Miller City 5-0 in the first game and reached the winner’s bracket final by More...

Junior Acme Baseball State Runners-Up

The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team finished as state runners-up last week.  Archbold opened the state tournament with a 10-1 win over Minster, Saturday, July 8.  The Streaks advanced to the state final with a 3-0 win over St. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 43,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Ability Center  Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, July 18, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance.  Bereavement  More...

Births

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Breaking News - 7/17/2017 8:44 PM

Archbold Defeats Defiance To Win Second Straight Acme State Championship

Archbold 3, Defiance 1

With the score tied at 1 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, Archbold scored two runs to defeat Defiance 3-1 and win its second straight Acme state championship, Monday, July 17, at Defiance.-Updated 7.17, 9:45 pm ---  Archbold More...

Wilson Calls Out Council Members, Gets Earful In Response

John Wilson, 84, an Archbold resident, former Sauder Woodworking executive, and business consultant, called out members of Archbold Village Council at its Monday, July 10 meeting. More...

 

News

Trustees Take First Step For New Fire Tax Levy

The German Township Trustees took the first step to place a new 2-mill, fiveyear property tax levy on the fall ballot at their Monday, July 10 meeting.  The new levy is one aspect of an agreement that was being negotiated between the village of More...

Becoming An American

Above: Julius Oluyomi Omonayin, formerly of Nigeria, repeats the Oath of Allegiance, the last step in becoming a citizen of the United States, during the Naturalization Ceremony at Sauder Village on the Fourth of July.  More...

Pool Fence Variance Denied

The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals denied a request for a variance in the requirement for a fence around swimming pools. The board took that action at its meeting Thursday, July 6. More...

Public Record

One Injured In Plane Crash At Airport

Roger Markey, age and address unknown, was listed in fair condition at the University of Toledo Medical Center after he was a passenger in a plane that crashed at the Fulton County Airport about 5:45 pm, Wednesday, July 5.  More...

Woman Hospitalized After June 29 Crash

Chelsea Danielle Sheehy, 25, Bryan, was hospitalized at the Mercy St. Vincent Health Center, Toledo, after the car she was driving collided with a semi truck about 1:59 pm, Thursday, June 29.  More...

Man Killed In Crash

Allan Fletcher, 69, Oaklawn, Ill., was killed in a twovehicle crash at the intersection of St. Rt. More...

Opinion

Division In The Community

John Wilson, a respected member of the community for many years, appeared before Archbold Village Council, Monday night, July 10.  Referring to the ongoing debate between Archbold Village Council and the German Township Trustees over the operati More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 18, 2007   Ridgeville Corners residents are working toward establishing a community park.  More...