December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New Police Chief Not Promised The Job

When Leo Wixom III was hired by the village of Archbold as an officer, he was not promised he would become chief.  But when Thom Ross, current police chief, retires officially at the end of his shift at 2 pm, Friday, Dec. More...

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Obituaries

Sarabelle Aungst Bacon

Sarabelle Aungst Bacon, 99, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at her residence, Cardinal Place, in Cambridge, Ohio.  Sarabelle was born on Sept. More...

Robert E. “Bob” Harriger

Robert E. “Bob” Harriger, 90, Hermitage, Pa., died Nov. 26, 2017, at Nugents Convalescent Home, Hermitage, Pa., after an extended illness.  Bob was born Nov. More...

Ronald R. Robinson

Ronald R. Robinson, age 91, of Stryker, passed away late Friday, Dec. More...

Sports

Indians Stop Streaks in Season Opener

Archbold and Wauseon resumed their longstanding boys basketball rivalry, Saturday, Dec. 2, in their season opener at Wauseon.  The matchup pitted last season’s Division III state semifinalist against the Div. More...

AHS Girls Beat Wauseon

Eleven Blue Streaks got in the scoring column as Archbold defeated Wauseon 79-29, Friday, Dec. 1, in a non-league girls basketball contest in the Thunderdome. More...

PHS Boys Start Year With 2-0 Record

Pettisville opened its boys basketball season with a 2- 0 record, 1-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference, with victories over Fayette and Tinora last weekend.  PHS 56, Fayette 38   The Birds welcomed Fayette to the Bird Cage, Friday, Dec. More...

Man Arrested In Fayette Bomb Case

Kevin R. Brown, 27, has been arrested and charged with bomb making in connection with a search warrant served at a Fayette home, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Council Approves Final Change

Archbold Village Council approved a final change order for repairs to West Street at its Monday, Dec. More...

Santa Visits Ridgeville

Santa Claus, visited the Ridgeville Fire Department, Saturday, Dec. 2. Above: Graham Gerken, 2, Ridgeville Corners, isn’t too sure about the man in red, but he has his grandpa, Terry Bostelman, an RFD firefighter, ready just in case. More...

 

News

Tile Project Ready To Proceed

After weeks of negotiations, a drainage tile project north of Archbold is ready to proceed, German Township Trustees learned at their Monday, Nov. More...

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA Alumni recently held their annual meeting.  Josiah Hoops, FFA Alumni president, called the meeting to order. Jordan Skates, Pettisville FFA president, gave an update. More...

Organizations

Genealogical Society  Fulton County Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor St., Delta.  Cancer Support  Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, Dec. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 24   12:03 pm: Subject turned in keys found on bench, 100 block N. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Nov. 4   4:45 am: 300 block Main St., Pettisville, ill, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  9:30 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, refused treatment.  Nov. 5   9:18 pm: Fairlawn Haven, ill, transported to FCHC. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 7, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  German Township Trustees, Monday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold.  Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Dec. More...

Opinion

Congratulations To The Nerd Herd!

The news is often bad: car crashes, crime, failure. But every so often, there’s a story that comes out of nowhere and puts a smile on your face. More...

Old Photo Corner

A 1910 postcard of downtown Archbold shows the Norton’s Hotel sign above the hotel entrance. The hotel was located above Rupp Bros., Dry Goods & Shoes, now Lauber Clothing. At the very far left is a wood frame building W.O. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Advent One  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying The Knots: 2 Corinthians 11- Backward Boasting of Christian Maturity: shadow weakness,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Confirmation At St. Peter Lutheran

Four students were confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners, on Sunday, Oct. 29, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. More...