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Fire Department Issue Drags On

Archbold Village Council took no action on a resolution to roll back seven-tenths (.7) mill if a proposed two-mill fire department levy passes.  Council and the German Township Trustees met for their regular meetings, Monday night, Oct. More...

Firefighting A Family Affair For The Beneckes

Service to Ridgeville Township and the community of Ridgeville Corners goes back a long way for the Benecke family. Delmar “Jack” Benecke was on the fire department in the 1940s. More...

MEET THE CANDIDATES NIGHT

Most of the candidates for three separate entities will be on hand for Meet The Candidates Night, tomorrow, Thursday.  The event starts at 7 pm in the Archbold High School auditorium.  All candidates for the seats on the Archbold School Boa More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Valetta J. (Beck) Frey

Valetta J. (Beck) Frey was born on Jan. 12, 1929, and was called home to heaven on Oct. More...

Marlin “Jake” Nafziger

Marlin “Jake” Nafziger, age 91, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Hillside Country Living.  Prior to his retirement, he had been an insurance salesman for more than 50 years.  Marlin was born on Oct. More...

Lodema M. Maust

Lodema M. Maust, age 95, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at Fairlawn Rehab.  She was born May 5, 1922, in Wauseon, the daughter of Clarence and Eliza (Beck) Nofziger.  She married Walter Maust on Feb. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Clinch Share Of NWOAL Soccer Title

Ranked fifth in the latest Division III Ohio Soccer Scholastic Association Coaches poll, Archbold won a pair of games last week to up its record to 14-0, 5-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

AHS Boys Golf Wins First-Ever District Title, Advances To State

A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com, Friday, Oct. 6, at 9 am. More...

Volleyball, Soccer Tourney Brackets

Matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball and soccer tournaments have been drawn.  Throughout the sectional tournaments, the higher-seeded team in each match hosts the semifinals and finals.  Div. III Volleyball   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. More...

Organizations

German Lutheran Heritage   German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold.  Caregivers   More...

PHS Class Of 1957 Holds 60th Reunion

The Pettisville High School Class of 1957 held its 60th anniversary reunion, Aug.  More...

Breaking News - 10/15/2017 10:30 AM

AHS BOYS GOLF FINISHES 8TH AT STATE

The Archbold boys golf team finished with a team score of 660 to finish 8th at the Div. II state tournament, Friday and Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/10/2017 11:15 PM

Improper Alcohol Purchases, Illegal Fundraising Found at Williams County Agricultural Society

The Williams County Agricultural Society made $1,182 in improper alcohol purchases for resale at two illegal fundraising events it held during 2015 and 2016, state auditors found. More...

Leininger Named Citizen Of Year

Ed Leininger is a quiet, soft-spoken man whose actions speak far louder than his voice. More...

Five Running For Village Council

With three Archbold Village Council seats up for election this year and two councilmen not seeking reelection, there will be at least two new council members in 2018.  Voters will make their choice in the Tuesday, Nov. More...

Bonfire Blazes

AHS football players prepare to throw a dummy representing the Liberty Center Tigers, their Homecoming opponents, into the bonfire during a rally, Thursday, Oct. 5. More...

 

News

Woman With Archbold Connection Survived Oct. 1 Las Vegas Attack

Sheena Alonzo, 33, Las Vegas, Nev., was at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival concert in Las Vegas, Sunday, Oct. 1, when a gunman began spraying the crowd with automatic weapon fire. More...

Pettisville Schools In Black For This Year

The Pettisville School District will see more money coming in than going out this fiscal year. But a five-year forecast approved by the school board during its Monday, Oct. More...

Unemployment Under 5% In Fulton County

The Fulton County August unemployment rate slipped below 5% for the third time in 2017, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimated.  Unemployment started the year at 6.1%, then peaked at 6.2% in February. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Archbold Fire Log

Sept. 24   9:23 am: Fire alarm, Founder’s Hall. Sept. 26  8:03 am: Structure fire, 7512 St. Rt. 66; property owner: Nick Hudson, same address; no damage to building/ contents.  Oct. 2   More...

Correction

In the photos of the Full Throttle Garden Tractor Pullers in the Oct. 4, 2017 edition of this newspaper, one of the drivers was misidentified.  The correct name for the driver of the Pink Poison tractor is Carley Horst.   More...

Opinion

National Fire Prevention Week

This is National Fire Prevention Week, a time set aside to remind everyone about fire safety.   Fire safety isn’t just about the home. It’s about fire safety in workplaces, schools, movie theatres, restaurants, grocery stores... More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007   Using volunteer labor and donated or discounted equipment, services and materials, the Archbold Rotary Club was able to renovate Spengler Field and save the school district $5,274.02.  More...

Old Photo Corner

Family and friends gathered in 1947 for a birthday party celebrating the fifth birthday of cousins Dianne Nafziger, Pettisville, and Suzanne Nafziger, Wauseon. Their mothers, who are sisters, married brothers. Dianne and Suzanne were born Oct.  More...