December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

AHS Team Builds Winning Rocket

A team of Archbold High School seniors topped competitors from across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan to win the University of Toledo Engineering Competition, Friday, Dec. More...

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Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Gregory L. Wesche, 65, Napoleon and formerly of Ridgeville Corners, died Dec. 22, 2017. Survivors include his wife, Mary, and two children. Rodenberger Funeral Home, Napoleon. More...

Public Record

Archbold, Fayette Men Among Those Indicted

Aaron A. Bowers, 25, Archbold, and Kevin R. Brown, 27, Fayette, were among the 12 people indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Dec. 18.  Bowers was indicted on a single count of tampering with evidence.  More...

Worley Trial Delayed Until March 5

The trial of James Worley, 58, rural Delta– the man charged in connection with the murder of Sierah Joughin, 20, Metamora– has been delayed.  Mark Berling, lead defense attorney for Worley, said Jeff Robinson, Fulton County Common Pl More...

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 15   10:10 am: Vehicle unlock, 500 block Haven Dr.  2:38 pm: Follow-up, Black Swamp Equipment.  2:50 pm: Verbal warning, parking violations, 200 block W. Holland St.  Dec. More...

Opinion

Change In Public Servants Leaves Big Shoes To Fill

As we come to the end of another year, several members of local government boards are leaving their posts. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago 2018  Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008   Darren Jenkins, a former teacher, high school principal, and school superintendent, took over as superintendent of the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Jan. 1.  More...

Ohio Supreme Court Grants Stay In Archbold Man’s Case

As of around noon yesterday, Tuesday, Noah Wade Pelmear, 27, Archbold, had been released from the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after the Ohio Supreme Court issued a stay of a judgment against him. More...

Trowbridge Ready To Give Up First Baby Of Year Title

Almost a year ago, Tucker Trowbridge, then just seven days old, lay in the crook of the arm of his father, Tom, quietly napping through the first interview of his life.  His mother, Heather, suspicioned that Tucker’s interest in life would More...

Attracting Workers Constrain Fulton County Businesses

Matt Gilroy, executive director of the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation, said attracting workers to Fulton County constrains county businesses.  “The lack of available workforce is the primary conversation that I have when me More...

 

News

Christmas Concert

The Archbold schools band concert featuring grades 5-12, Monday, Dec. 18, played to a packed house, said Beth Voll, school band director. Above: Chaina Nafziger plays flute, while Halle Valle and Cameron Yoder play their instruments.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 15: Jessica & Alexander Cobb, McClure, boy.  Dec. 18: Leah & Kirk Weldy, Archbold, girl.   More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support  Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases support group, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1 pm, St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold.   NAMI  More...

Sports

Streaks Hand Birds First Loss

The Thunderdome at Archbold High School was the site for the intra-county boys basketball rivalry between Archbold and Pettisville, Friday, Dec. 22.  Coming into the contest, the Blackbirds sported a 6- 0 record while the Streaks were 3-1.  More...

Williams Nets 1000th Career Point, But AHS Loses To Titans

Down 65-64, Ottawa- Glandorf scored six points in the final four seconds to defeat Archbold 70-65, Saturday, Dec. 23, in non-conference boys basketball action at O-G.  More...

AHS Girls Take Down Birds

Leading 24-11 after one and 44-19 at the break, Archbold easily brought home a 70-41 non-league victory from the Bird Cage at Pettisville, Thursday, Dec. 21. More...

Religion

News from Pew & Pulpit

St. Martin’s Lutheran  Sunday: Isaac Reichert, acolyte; worship led by Sunday School youth; Steve Basselman, organist. Offering music, “Angels from the Realms of Glory,” bell choir. Childrens message and sermon, Paul Reichert. More...