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Ohio Flags Of Honor Visited By 800+

A stiff breeze caused the several hundred flags in the Ohio Flags of Honor memorial to stand straight out Saturday afternoon, their whipping and snapping drowning all other sound.  More...

Ringing The Bell At NASDAQ

Paul Siebenmorgen, front center, bank president and chief executive officer of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ stock market, Wednesday, July 26. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kathryn M. Crawford

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Judith Ann Riddle

Our beloved Judith Ann “Judy” Riddle, age 72, passed away July 25, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 19, 1945, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Hub and Naomi (Conway) Schiefer. More...

Orlando Santiago

Orlando Santiago, age 57 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, July 29, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee.  He was born Feb. More...

Opinion

Work Together? What A Concept!

John McCain, U.S. Senator (RArizona) joined three other Republicans and 48 Democrats in casting a “no” vote on the Republicans’ effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act early Friday, July 28.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug, 8, 2007 Betty Young, president of Northwest State Community College, resigned the position to become president of the Ashville-Buncombe (S.C.) Technical College. More...

Fulton County Deputy Shot; Search Underway For Alleged Shooter

Jeremy Simon, a 24-year veteran of the Fulton County Sheriff Department, was shot twice when he attempted to stop a stolen vehicle sometime after 9:32 pm, Monday night, July 31.  A press release from the FCSD states Simon was taken by helicopter More...

Two-Year-Old Hit By Vehicle July 23 Suffered Only Bruise, Abrasion

Two-year-old Andres Jeremy Mireles, 700 North Defiance Street, apparently suffered only a bruise to one eye and an abrasion to one knee after being hit by a sport-utility vehicle about 11:40 pm, Sunday, July 23.  The Archbold police report state More...

Short Files For Trustee

Joe Short, a rural Archbold resident, and a former German Township Trustee and Fulton County Commissioner, has filed for one of two available German Township Trustee positions.  Short turned in paperwork late last week.  Short was elected a More...

New Teachers Join Pettisville Staff

When Pettisville students arrive for their first day of school, Thursday, Aug. 17, they will find two new faces among the teaching staff. Both will teach social studies. More...

 

News

Four County Career Center Packet Pick-Up Days

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Thursday, Aug. 3, and Tuesday, Aug. More...

Archbold Schools Lose About $23,000 In New State Biennial Budget

Aaron Rex, Archbold School District superintendent, said Archbold schools will see a net loss of $22,702 in state support in the 2018-19 state biennial budget.  State legislators approved the two-year budget June 28; John Kasich, Ohio governor, More...

Ice Cream!

Kyla Weldy, 2, Archbold, enjoys a bowl of ice cream during the annual Adriel Ice Cream Social at the Ruihley Park Pavilion, Thursday, July 20. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 21   9:08 am: Runaway or unruly juvenile, 200 block Stryker St.  9:45 am: Fraud, outside jurisdiction.  3:08 pm: Citation to Adam Schmig, 37, Pittsford, Mich., speeding, Degroff St. More...

Sentenced

A New Jersey man was sentenced on a drug charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, July 24:  More...

Arrested For Assault

Jaime Rodas, also known as Jaime Rodas-Bravo, 205 Vine Street, was charged with a single count of assault in Fulton Count Western District Court.  The charge results from a Friday, July 21 incident, which occurred about 7:40 pm at Rodas’ h More...

Religion

Pew & Pulpit

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