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Breaking News - 3/2/2018 10:32 PM

DIV. III SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Archbold 66, Swanton 31

Archbold advanced to the Div. More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2018 8:49 PM

DIV. IV DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Wayne Trace 65, Pettisville 41

Wayne Trace defeated Pettisville 65-41 in a Div. More...

Rumor About Kindergarten Student Untrue

A rumor that an Archbold kindergarten student was expelled after threatening to “cut people up” is not true.  However, the rumor has at least an origin in an incident that did happen.  Aaron Rex, Archbold schools superintendent, More...

‘Student Safety Is The Most Important Thing We Do’: Switzer

“Student safety is the most important thing we do,” said Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville school district.  “We think about school safety every day we are in session,” said Aaron Rex, Archbold superintende More...

Archbold Gets ODOT Deadline Extension On St. Rt. 66 Project

The Ohio Department of Transportation has granted the village of Archbold an extension on a deadline for the St. Rt. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jackson L. Rychener

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

Keith A. Beaverson

Keith A. Beaverson, age 66, of Wauseon, passed away Feb. More...

Matthew Wayne “Matt” Nofzinger

Matthew Wayne “Matt” Nofzinger, age 53, of Archbold and formerly of Stryker, passed away early Friday, Feb. More...

People

Honor Students

Tanner L. Rufenacht, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.  ------  More...

Sports

AHS Wins Sectional Wrestling Title

Eleven Blue Streaks Advance To District Tournament

It’s a three-step process to reach the bright lights of the Schottenstein Center in Columbus for one of the best high school state wrestling tournaments in the country.  The first step began Friday and Saturday, Feb. More...

Blue Streak Girls Win Sectional Title

Archbold defeated Evergreen 50-23 in the Division III sectional semifinals, then disposed of Otsego 46-28 in the finals to win the sectional title, Saturday, Feb. More...

Pettisville Girls Win Div. IV Sectional Title

Leading 12-7 at the half, Pettisville (13-10) outscored Antwerp (14-9)17-5 in the third quarter on its way to a 32-17 Division IV girls basketball sectional championship, Saturday, Feb. More...

Breaking News - 3/4/2018 7:19 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT WRESTLING - Free Access

Grime Wins District Championship

Archbold's Gavin Grime won a district wrestling championship, Saturday, March 3, at Defiance.Grime won a 6-1 decision over Hugo Villarreal of Gibsonburg in the finals to win first place and advance to the state tournament next weekend. More...

Breaking News - 3/3/2018 9:19 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Liberty-Benton 58, Archbold 38 - District Final

Liberty-Benton defeated Archbold 58-38 to win the Div. More...

Breaking News - 3/2/2018 10:29 PM

DIV. IV SECTIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL - Free Access

Edgerton 50, Pettisville 42

Edgerton upset seventh-ranked Pettisville 50-42 to win a Div. More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2018 1:46 PM

Covarrubias Released

Angel Covarrubias, an 18-year-old Archbold High School junior, has been released from the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.   More...

18-Year-Old Charged With Alleged Threats Against Archbold High School

Angel Covarrubias, 18, an Archbold High School student, has been charged with “inducing panic,” a second -degree felony, in connection with threats he allegedly made against the high school. More...

AHS District Qualifiers

Eleven Archbold High School wrestlers qualified for the Div. III district meet by finishing in the top four at the sectional tournament at Archbold, Saturday, Feb. 24. The Streaks also won the sectional championship as a team. More...

Upside Down Girls

Do not adjust your newspaper. These three Archbold fourth graders were standing on their heads during the “One School, One Book” Family Night, Thursday, Feb. 22. From left: Miley Gericke, 9, Charlee Forward, 10, and Saydi Kruse, 10. More...

 

News

Organizations

Agriculture Education  Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education Night meeting, Monday, March 5, 7 p.m., Brookview Farm Meats & BBQ, V-354 Co Rd. 24, Archbold. Speaker: Jon Lugbill.   NAMI  More...

High Water

The “high water” sign on the right side of this picture applies; Co. Rd. 23 north of the Co. Rd. J intersection was flooded last week after several days of rain. The area of Co. Rds. More...

Face Painting Fun

Molly Conway, left, an AHS senior, paints a turtle on the face of Alana Tracz, 9, an Archbold fourth grader, during the “One School, One Book” Family Night, Thursday, Feb. 22. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Archbold EMS Log

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Archbold Fire Log

Jan. 1   7:44 am: Fire alarm, middle school, electric motor seized, shut off power to motor.  9:41 am: Fire alarm, Fairlawn Haven, false alarm.  Jan. More...

Opinion

Elected Officials: Do Something

Two weeks ago, Hell paid a visit to Parkland, Fla. More...

Old Photo Corner

The AHS Junior Class of 1963 presented “The Curious Savage” in 1962. Seated, from left: Elaine Weyandt, Tim Smith, Helen (Nofziger) Leu, Duane Hayes. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, March 5, 2008   Headline–Genter, Barnaby, Haselman Win In Fulton GOP Primary  The Fulton County share of sales tax revenue during 2007 was down about 1.45% compared to 2006, according to Vond Hall, count More...

Religion

Final Bible Quiz Meet

At the final Northwest Ohio Bible meet of the season, Sunday, Feb. 25, at Central Mennonite Church, seven of the 11 teams averaged 100 or more points. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Second Sunday of Lent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Craig Link and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “JUDGESBreaking The Cycle Of Sin- Judges 7&8: Clamoring for Credit,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...