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Breaking News - 2/24/2018 6:25 PM

DIV. III SECTIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Archbold 46, Otsego 28

Archbold defeated Evergreen 50-23 in a Div. III girls basketball sectional semifinal, Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Springfield High School.The Streaks advance to the sectional finals against Otsego, Saturday, Feb. More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2018 12:58 PM

Threat Made Against Archbold Schools

Additional Information

At or about 7:58 pm, Thursday, Feb. More...

Recovery Slow In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria, Couple Says

It will be a long time before things return to normal on the island of Puerto Rico, Jeremy Bonilla said last week.  Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jackson L. Rychener

Jackson L. Rychener, age 75, passed away on Feb. 22, 2018 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice. Jackson was the son of Glen and Dorothy (Dominique) Rychener. He was born on Sept. 13, 1942, in Napoleon. More...

Matthew Wayne “Matt” Nofzinger

Matthew Wayne “Matt” Nofzinger, age 53, of Archbold and formerly of Stryker, passed away early Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the Defiance Area Hospice Inpatient Care Center following a long battle with cancer. More...

Emily C. “Em” Dutkowski

Emily C. “Em” Dutkowski, age 46, of Sylvania, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. More...

People

Small, Ripke To Marry April 14

Mr. and Mrs. J. Andrew Small, Napoleon, and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin D. More...

Nofziger, Mignin In State Public Speaking Competition In March

William Nofziger, an AHS senior, and Elizabeth Mignin, an AHS sophomore, have advanced to FFA state competition in public speaking. More...

Musical Honors

Left: Hannah Bowers, an AHS senior, sang with the Ohio Music Education Association All-State Choir in Columbus, Saturday, Feb. 10. There are about 160 student vocalists selected from hundreds of entries from across the state. More...

Opinion

Good Deeds By Archbold, Pettisville Schools

In a day and age when students undergo “active shooter” drills; when they are confronted with “high value” state tests; when cyberbullying and sexting and online predators and a dozen other things are coming at them, it’ More...

Old Photo Corner

The AHS Junior Class of 1963 presented “The Night Is My Enemy,” March 22-23, 1962. Seated, from left: Phyllis (Schrock) Hostetler, Sally Anita (Short) Collamore. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 Teachers in the Archbold Area School District will get 6.5% in base pay hikes in a contract approved by the Archbold Area School Board. More...

Breaking News - 2/24/2018 9:58 PM

STREAKS WIN DIV. III SECTIONAL WRESTLING TITLE - Free Access

The Archbold wrestling team won the Div. III sectional championship, Saturday, Feb. 24, at Archbold.  The Blue Streaks finished with 211.5 points. More...

Breaking News - 2/24/2018 6:26 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Pettisville 32, Antwerp 17

Leading 12-7 at the half, Pettisville used a 17-5 third quarter to defeat Antwerp 32-17, Saturday, Feb. 24, to win a Div. More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2018 1:22 PM

Railroad Crossings To Close

Fulton County officials announced Friday that Norfolk Southern railroad crossings in western Fulton County will be closed Sunday, Feb. 25, and Monday, Feb. 26.The Franklin Street crossing will be among those closed Monday. Co. Rds. More...

March 1 Deadline For Decision On Co. Rd. 24 Project

Council Discusses Options

Archbold Village Council discussed a reduced-cost option for the Co. Rd. 24 project, and now faces a decision deadline.  More...

Pettisville Schools See Big Cost Hikes In Special Education

The Pettisville School District is seeing a dramatic increase in costs for special education, the school board learned at its Monday, Feb. More...

Q-U Wedding Day

It was wedding bells for the letters Q and U in the Archbold kindergarten classes on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14. More...

 

News

No Decision On Storm Sewers For Pettisville

There was no decision to move forward on a roughly $1 million storm sewer project for Pettisville at a Thursday, Feb. More...

Concentrating On 100 Day Activities

From left, Liza Rufenacht, Demi Short, and Naomi Francis concentrate on one of the many activities students participated in during the 100 Day celebration at Archbold Elementary School, Friday, Feb. More...

Council Okays Street Bid

Archbold Village Council approved the bid of Hohenbrink Excavating, Findlay, to rebuild Depot and High Streets in the village.  The action came during the Monday, Feb. More...

Public Record

Man Indicted In Local Stolen Trailer Case

Darren S. Gaylord, 48, Toledo, was indicted in connection with a trailer stolen from the village of Archbold.  The trailer was taken from the Archbold Water Treatment plant sometime between 11:24 am, Nov. 24, and 7:45 am, Nov. More...

Wheels Stolen From Dealer Lot

Two front wheels were stolen from a truck on the lot of Terry Henricks Ford, an Archbold police report states.  The theft occurred sometime between 5 pm, Friday, Feb. 9, and 7:30 am, Sunday, Feb. More...

Youths Advised To Stay Away

Archbold police advised juveniles to stay away from one another after an incident at the school bus stop near the Archbold Villas that occurred about 7:15 am, Monday, Feb. More...

Sports

Blue Streak Boys Beat Panthers, Tigers, Dogs

The Blue Streaks went 3- 0 last week– including two Northwest Ohio Athletic League wins– to improve to 17-3, 5-1 NWOAL. In the NWOAL, the Streaks defeated Liberty Center 82- 40 and stopped Delta 90-37. More...

AHS Second In NWOAL Tourney

Grime Lone AHS Individual Champion

Wauseon, the 2018 Division II state dual meet champion, claimed its second straight league wrestling championship at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League tournament, Saturday, Feb. 17, at Swanton. More...

Archbold Girls Fall To Titans, Panthers

The Archbold girls basketball team suffered losses to two powerhouse teams last week to finish the regular season 19-3. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday in Lent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Judges: Breaking the Cycle of Sin-Judges 6,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite More...

Top Bible Quiz Teams From Feb. 18

Behold the top four scoring teams at the Bible Quiz meet at Pettisville Missionary Church, Sunday, Feb. 18. The host church team, “Guards,” lead with a 14-2-1 record after winning all four matches and averaging 146 points. More...