January 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Blizzard Of ‘78 Still The Snowstorm All Others Are Measured By

The Archbold area has had snowstorms and blizzards over the years, but none compare to 40 years ago, when the Blizzard of 1978 hit.  A total of 21 3/4 inches of snow fell in four days, from Wednesday, Jan. 25 through Saturday, Jan. More...

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Obituaries

Delores June Bernath

Delores June Bernath, age 85 years, of Wauseon, went to be with her heavenly Father Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. She was born June 6, 1932, at her home in Okolona, the daughter of Theodore and Ida (Meienburg) Gerken. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Lois M. Schroeder, 91, Archbold, died Jan. 17, 2018. Survivors include three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

People

Honor Students

Miriam Beck and Aaron Zimmerman, both of Archbold, and Claire Waidelich, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va.  Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qu More...

Honor Students

Cassidy Williams, Jensyn Garrow, and Evan Wyse, all of Archbold, and Gabriel Beck, Pettisville, were named to the president’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Trine University, Angola, Ind. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 14: Emily & Ryan Wesley, Liberty Center, girl.  Jan. 16: Leah & Myles Leeper, Swanton, boy.  Jan. 17: Mika Ramirez, Wauseon, boy.  Jan. 18: Kaycee John, Archbold, girl.   More...

Opinion

Why Didn't Archbold ASK For An Answer In Writing?

Did it really take 22 months for the village of Archbold to get an answer to the question of whether or not it would be required to repay $1.3 million to the Ohio Department of Transportation? More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008   The village of Archbold is offering up to $240,000 to the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center to build a new office building in the Archbold Industrial Park.  More...

Letter To The Editor

In response to the latest article about the St. Rt. 66 project, Mr. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Nick Hudson, worship pastor. Message, “Ehud: The Regression Begins and God’s Surprising Savior,” Nathanael Miles.  Central Mennonite   More...

Oyer Had Answer To Repayment Question In 2016

St. Rt. 66 Feasibility Study Grant Money

While officials of the village of Archbold said they didn’t know if they would have to repay the Ohio Department of Transportation, at least one person was able to get an answer.  Peggy Oyer, rural Defiance, has been the de facto head of t More...

Police To Step Up Drug, Traffic Enforcement

Leo Wixom III, Archbold police chief, said he wants to increase alcohol- and drugrelated offenses on his yearend report for 2018.  “I know that may not sound good, but I think we need to take a little more action on those offenses,” More...

 

News

Clobbered

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, raises her arms in victory after defeating Aaron Rex, superintendent, in “sumo suit” wrestling, part of a “Clobber Cancer” event, Tuesday, Jan. 16. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education  Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education Night meeting, Jan. 29, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Eric Richer.   More...

Public Record

Restroom Vandalized: $600 Damage

The mens restroom in Ruihley Park was damaged to the tune of $600, an Archbold police report states. Officers were called to the restroom building about 8:28 am, Friday, Jan. 12. More...

Montpelier Man Arrested On Warrant In Archbold

Slade Nicholas Cupp, 23, Montpelier, was arrested by Archbold police at the apartments at 100 Bankey Ave. about 2:30 pm, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Investigate Case Involving Sword

Archbold police have completed an investigation of a case of alleged domestic violence and-or assault that involved a sword.  Tera Rogers, a police officer, said the report has been forwarded to the Fulton County Prosecutor Office for possible c More...

Sports

AHS Girls Survive Scare At Wauseon

Ziegler Sets Coaching Record

“We survived a night of poor shooting to get a hardfought win,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head girls basketball coach, after the Streaks defeated Wauseon 53-50 in overtime, Thursday, Jan. 18, at Wauseon. More...

Indians Win Battle 67-56

Archbold took a step backward in its quest to regain the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title when the Streaks suffered a 67-56 setback to Wauseon, Friday, Jan. More...

Blue Streaks Defend Forward Duals Title

Archbold defended its title at the 28th annual Chuck Forward Wrestling Duals, Saturday, Jan. More...