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Bostelman Is New Head Cook At Pettisville

School Working Around Federal Regulations Regarding Experience

The Pettisville School Board has taken special steps to work around federal regulations regarding its new head cook.  During its Monday, Aug. 21 meeting, the board approved hiring Margo Bostelman as its new head cook.  More...

Leininger, Lange, Serna, Wyse Inducted Into Fulton County Agricultural Hall Of Fame

Four persons were inducted into the 2017 Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Ruihley Park Pavilion, Monday, Aug. 21.  Inductees are Cathy Leininger, inducted posthumously; Walter H. Lange; Bill Serna; and Jane Wyse. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Wilma Jean Lemons

Wilma Jean Lemons, age 87, passed away peacefully at Fulton Manor in Wauseon on Aug. 24, 2017 after a brief illness with cancer and while in the care of Hospice.  Wilma was born Feb. More...

Travis L. Weirauch

Travis L. Weirauch, age 27 of Archbold, passed away at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Travis was born in Wauseon on Aug. 25, 1990, to the late Mark Weirauch and Lori (Sager) Dunning. More...

Samuel Warren Frey

Samuel Warren Frey, 60, of Pettisville, passed away peacefully in his home early Monday morning, Aug. 14, 2017. The son of the late Warren Frey and Clara (Stuckey) Frey, he was born in Wauseon on Aug. 30, 1956. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Tennis Falls To Bryan, BG

The Archbold girls tennis team opened its season with a 5-0 loss at Bryan, Monday, Aug. 14.  The Streaks hosted Bowling Green, Tuesday, Aug. More...

AHS Football Returns 22 Letterwinners

The Archbold football team returns 22 letterwinners from a team that finished 5-5, 3-4 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League last year.  “One of our main team strengths this year will be the experience we return on both sides of the ball, More...

AHS Girls Soccer Tames Wildcats

The Archbold girls soccer team started its season on the road at Kalida, Saturday, Aug. 19, in a non-conference matchup, defeating the Wildcats 3-2.  Archbold was led by a pair of newcomers. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 131-The Joy of Calm,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Breaking News - 8/25/2017 3:38 PM

Investment Firm Buys Former Shopko Building

Bruce Roth, Toledo, president of RMP Investments, confirmed the company has purchased the former Shopko building in Archbold.Bids for the building were taken via the Internet; bidding ended Aug. 9. More...

Short Extension On Fire Service Agreement?

With the deadline for a new fire service agreement approaching, Vaughn Bentz, Archbold village councilman, proposed an extension of the present contract.  Archbold Village Council discussed the contract during its Monday, Aug. 21 meeting.  More...

Students, Parents Meet Teachers

Before the new school years started at Archbold and Pettisville, open houses were held so students and parents could meet the teachers and unload school supplies. More...

 

News

Eagle Scout Candidate Conducts Trauma Training

In the case of a severe injury, time is critical.  That’s the reason Levi Baus, 15, Archbold, worked on a project to raise money to purchase trauma kits for Archbold schools.  Baus is using the project to reach the coveted rank of Eag More...

School Board Okays Coaches And Other Personnel Actions

The Archbold School Board has approved coaches for 2017-2018 spring sports.  The board took the action at its Monday, Aug. More...

Child Who Showed Hog At Henry County Fair Has Flu

A child who showed a hog at the Henry County Fair developed a confirmed case of Influenza A, which could be caused by the H1N2v virus.  Four pigs became ill at the fair with what health department officials called swine flu. More...

Public Record

Woodshop To Reopen

Mari Yoder, director of development for the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community, said the woodshop at Fairlawn is being cleaned and refurbished after a Tuesday, Aug. More...

Thefts Reported

Three theft reports were filed in two days with Archbold police.  A 17-year-old Archbold girl told police on Friday, Aug. More...

Pickup Driver Identified

Steven J. Torok, 23, Napoleon, was identified as the driver of a small pickup that knocked down a utility pole about 5:40 pm, Sunday, Aug. 13.  The Archbold police report states Torok was driving west on East Mechanic Street.  More...

Opinion

Eclipse = Inspiration?

The solar eclipse that occurred Monday brought out children, adults– and entire families to view the event.   The eclipse brought out the child in all of us. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007   Enrollment of the Archbold Area School District is down one. Pettisville is up by 18. Archbold enrollment is 1,353 and Pettisville, 574. More...