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Park Board Seeks Council Opinion On New Building

The Archbold Park Board has agreed to approach Village Council with the idea of constructing a new building.  Before the potential project can move forward, it must obtain the backing of council.  More...

Twins In 4-H Club Have Advisors Seeing Double... Three Times

In the animal barns at the Fulton County Fair, the pens and stalls are divided by various county 4-H clubs.  Anyone touring the Countryside Clovers sections could end up seeing double three times over. More...

Ohio Gas Company Seeks Fee Increases

The Ohio Gas Company is seeking increases in some fees it charges to customers. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Larry L. Simon

Larry L. Simon, age 76, of Bryan, passed away at 11:13 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, after a brief illness.  Mr. More...

Charles J. Wyse

Charles J. Wyse, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday afternoon, Aug. More...

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...

Sports

Streaks Win Rivalry Game Over Pettisville, Slip Past Van Buren

The Archbold boys soccer team upped its record to 3-0 after shutting out Pettisville 7-0 and pulling out a close 4- 3 win over Van Buren.  AHS 7, PHS 0   The Streaks and Blackbirds (1-2-1) renewed their in-county rivalry, Saturday, Aug. More...

Aces Fold To Blue Streak Rushing Attack

Archbold Ground Game Key To Victory

Archbold used a potent running game and a smothering defense to coast to a 37-0 victory at Hicksville, Friday, Aug. More...

Archbold Volleyball Wins One, Drops Two In Opening Week

Once again Archbold’s volleyball season opener with Ayersville was a tough battle, as the Pilots prevailed 36-34, 25-21, 25-23, Thursday, Aug. 24, at Ayersville.  The Streaks hosted a trimatch with Crestview and Stryker, Saturday, Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/31/2017 4:26 PM

Explosion Rocks Home Near Swanton

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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...

Township Trustees Explore Mediation

The German Township Trustees met with Allen Rutter, executive director of Shalom Ministries, to talk about using mediation as a way to resolve the current debate over the Archbold Fire Department.  After talking with Rutter, the trustees agreed More...

Brink Named Visitors Bureau Coordinator

Julie Brink, former director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, has been chosen as the coordinator of the Fulton County Visitors Bureau.  Jeanette Smith, president of the FCVB board, said, “Our board is excited to welcome Julie and More...

Bertsches Safe In Texas

Carol Bertsche, who lives in Dickinson, Texas, posted this photo of flooding on the Archbold Buckeye Facebook page. In her post, she said “Loretta Bertsche is safe and dry at her apartment in League City (Texas). More...

 

News

Weather Wasn’t Right For Spengler Field Grass

A less than optimal spring and summer for growing grass delayed activity at Spengler Field this fall.  Aaron Rex, Archbold School District superintendent, said the old grass was killed, and new grass was planted.  “But we didn’t More...

Out For A Run

Russ Lambert, second from right, is the cross country coach and an eighth grade science teacher at Archbold Middle School. He and members of his team were out for a run, Thursday, Aug. 24. More...

Kinsman Third In Best Of The Buckeye Show

Adam Kinsman, an AHS senior, right, placed third overall for his Maine-Anjou Steer in the Ohio Cattleman’s Association Best of the Buckeye show at the 2017 Ohio State Fair. At left is his brother Matthew. More...

Public Record

Four Men Arrested On Drug-Related Charges

Four men ages 18 and 19 were issued summonses to appear in court on drug-related charges after Archbold Police stopped their car for a broken taillight.  In his report, an officer said about 3:01 am, Friday, Aug. More...

Man Found In Restroom

A man was charged with disorderly conduct after apparently locking himself in the restroom at the Circle K store for two hours. The Archbold police report states an officer was called to the store at about 2:51 am, Sunday, Aug. 13. More...

Archbold Man Among Those Indicted Aug. 21

Stuart T. Carroll, 50, Archbold, was indicted on drugrelated charges by a Fulton County Grand Jury.  The grand jury met on Monday, Aug. More...

Opinion

America Will Come Together To Help Harvey Victims

In an advertisement for the 2000 movie, “The Perfect Storm,” about a fishing boat caught in a hurricane, one of the characters says, “They’re running out of scary words to describe this storm.”  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007   Gendron, Inc., an Archbold manufacturer since 1959, will close the doors of its East Lugbill Road plant by the end of the year.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Outdoor worship gathering with Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Bible Study At Lockport Begins September 12

The Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9:30 am, on the book, “Jesus, Lover of a Woman’s Soul.” More...

Organizations

Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Sept. 1, birthday cake; Sept. 4, closed; Sept. 6, blood pressure checks; Sept. 18, energy game; Sept. More...