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Breaking News - 10/17/2017 11:20 PM

DIV. III SECTIONAL VOLLEYBALL

Fairview Def. Archbold 25-20, 17-25, 25-20, 25-21

Fifth-seeded Fairview defeated 10th-seeded Archbold 25-20, 17-25, 25-20, 25-21, in a Div. III sectional semifinal at Fairview, Tuesday, Oct. 17.The Apaches play sixth-seeded Paulding in the sectional finals, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/19/2017 7:03 PM

DIVISION IV SECTIONAL VOLLEYBALL

Pettisville Def. Cardinal Stritch 25-14, 25-13, 25-21

Second-seeded Pettisville (16-7) defeated sixth-seeded Cardinal Stritch 25-14, 25-13, 25-21 to win a Div. IV sectional volleyball championship, Thursday, Oct. More...

Council, Trustee Candidates State Their Positions

Three Issues Majority Of Discussion

Among the candidates for seats on the Archbold Village Council and the German Township Trustees, there was very little support for separating the village from the township.  Nor was there support for moving St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. More...

Bowers Three-Peats At All-State Choir

The best high school vocalists from across Ohio perform each year in February at the Ohio Music Education Assoc iat ion conference.  Hannah Bowers, an ArchboldHigh School senior, will be part of that prestigious group in 2018.  Hundreds of More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mary Lou Short

Mary Lou Short, age 82, of Archbold, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Brookdale Bay Pines in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mary Lou was born in Stryker, Ohio, on May 18, 1935, the daughter of Ralph and Ester (Lipp) Parker. More...

Jeffrey “Jeff” A. Nofziger

Jeffrey “Jeff” A. Nofziger, age 56, of rural Wauseon, passed away early Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sylvania.  He was born July 29, 1961, in Wauseon, to Robert F. and the late Clarice E. (Kollarick) Nofziger. More...

Grace June New

Grace June New, age 78 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 14, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven Care Center in Archbold. She was born April 24, 1939, at Ghent, Minn., the daughter of George and Frances (Miller) Lawson. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Lee and Kathy Higbea, Defiance, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Lee Higbea and Kathy Grieser were married Oct. 21, 1967, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Defiance, by Rev. More...

Three Archbold Students Are Ambassadors

Three Archbold students at Four County Career Center– Anthony Gonzalez, Brian Ball, and Noah Blankenship– are student ambassadors for 2017.  More...

Pettisville Pumpkin Festival Winners

Winners at the 24th annual Pettisville Pumpkin Festival, Friday, Oct. 6:  2nd grade, Mrs. Borton: Kendyl Davis, 1st; Kobe Hoylman, 2nd.  2nd grade, Mrs. Holsopple: Hannah Fox, 1st; Camden Hogrefe, 2nd.  More...

Opinion

Fire Department Issue Waits For Election Results

After months of failed negotiations, it appears the residents of German Township, including the village of Archbold, might have to wait until after the election to find out what will happen to the Archbold Fire Department. More...

Old Photo Corner

A photo taken of students at the Spiess School- District 16, which was located at the corner of Co. Rds. B and 24, in 1933-34. Sitting, from left: Myrtie Lugbill, Bernice Beck, Martha Eicher, Mary Eicher, Doris Winzeler. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/21/2017 7:09 PM

DIV. III & II CROSS COUNTRY

ARCHBOLD GIRLS WIN DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP, PETTISVILLE SECOND

Archbold won the Div. III District 1 girls cross country championship, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/21/2017 6:56 PM

DIV. III SECTIONAL BOYS SOCCER FINALS

Pettisville 3, Lake 2 (OT); Archbold 6, Genoa 0

Pettisville advanced to the Div. III boys soccer district semifinal after defeated Lake 3-2 in overtime, Saturday, Oct. 21, while Archbold defeated Genoa 6-0. The Birds play either Ottawa Hills or Liberty Center, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/18/2017 6:28 PM

DIVISION III GIRLS SOCCER SECTIONAL FINAL

Archbold 9, Cardinal Stritch 0

Archbold defeated Cardinal Stritch 9-0 in the Div. III girls soccer sectional championship game, Wednesday, Oct. 18.  The Streaks kept their record perfect at 17-0, while Stritch ends its season at 7-7-3.   More...

The Beat Goes On

The Archbold High School Marching Band was one of several high school bands that performed during The Beat of Archbold band extravaganza, Saturday, Oct. 14. More...

How To Vote For Write-In Candidates

When voters in the Archbold School District go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Golf Team Places Eighth At State

The AHS golf team capped off its most successful season ever with an eighthplace finish at the Div. II state tournament. More...

Four Run For Pettisville School Board

Registered voters in the Pettisville School District will choose from four candidates for three seats in the Tuesday, Nov. 7 general election. More...

 

News

Library Board Interviews Potential New Directors

Members of the Archbold Library Board were scheduled to begin extended interviews with two candidates for the director position this week.  The board established a search committee to locate a replacement for Joyce Klingelsmith.  Klingelsm More...

Rohrs, Wyse Honored

Jerry Rohrs and Karlin Wyse, Archbold Lions Club members, were recently honored for 45 years of service.   Rohrs and Wyse, both past Archbold Citizens of the Year, have assisted with and taken the lead on many projects.   More...

AHS National Honor Society Induction

Archbold High School welcomed 17 new members to the National Honor Society on Sunday, Sept. 24, during a special ceremony. More...

Public Record

House Fire Cause Undetermined

Dave Davis, Archbold fire chief, said the cause of a Friday, Oct. 6 house fire on Co. Rd. F is listed as undetermined.  The Fulton County Auditor website list the owners of the partly-underground home at 23312 Co. Rd. More...

Reports Gift Card Scam

Abdellah Hella, 24, Archbold, told Archbold police he may have been the victim of a gift card scam, Thursday, Oct. 12.  Hella told an officer he purchased a $25 discount store gift card from an Internet website for $24. More...

Possible Identity Theft Case Filed

Archbold police are investigating a case of possible identity fraud filed Thursday, Oct. 12.  Brandon K. More...

Sports

Archbold Boys Golf Finishes 8th At State

A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com, Sunday, Oct. 15, 11:30 am.   The Archbold boys golf team finished with a team score of 660 to finish eighth at the Division II state tournament, Friday and Saturday, Oct. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Wins 10th Straight

Archbold welcomed Woodmore to Spengler Field, Tuesday, Oct. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Claims League Title

The Archbold girls soccer team completed a goal it set at the beginning of the season when the Streaks defeated Evergreen to win an outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship and finish 6-0. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 19  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying the Knots, II Cor. 6:1-7:1 - The Pleading of God,” Jesse Kahler. More...