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AHS Thespians Are Off To See The Wizard

For the Archbold High School musical, “The Wizard of Oz,” the high school cast will be joined on stage by 37 first- through fifth-grade students from the elementary and middle schools.  More...

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Obituaries

LuCinda Sue (Cindy) Garmenn

LuCinda Sue (Cindy) Garmenn of Archbold, age 68, passed away in the University of Michigan intensive care unit on Friday, April 6, 2018. LuCinda Sue was born to Wayne & Lucille (Leininger) Zaerr on June 25, 1949, in the Wauseon hospital. More...

Evelyn Jane Nafziger

Evelyn Jane Nafziger, 98, passed from this life to her home in glory on March 27, 2018.  The first child of Harley and Fannie Nofziger, Evelyn lived in the Archbold area all of her life.  She was known by her many friends as one who lived l More...

Charles Curtis “Sonny” Phillips

Charles Curtis “Sonny” Phillips, 80, of rural Fayette, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, at his home, following a short battle with cancer.  Born March 3, 1938, in Waldron, Mich., he was a son of the late Howard and Eugeni More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Opens Season With 11-1 Win

Archbold opened the 2018 baseball season with an 11-1 five-inning victory at Edgerton, Monday, March 26.  Trevor Rupp got the win on the mound. More...

AHS Softball Beats Liberty-Benton 7-5

The Archbold softball team played only one game last week, with three rainouts.   The Streaks scored four runs in the third inning on their way to a 7-5 victory at Liberty-Benton, Monday, March 26, in their season opener. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter Sunday  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, the worship team and choir, music, offertory. Message, “40 Days After, The Appearances of Jesus,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

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Retired Teacher Turns In 30-Round Rifle Magazine

Saying it was time to make a statement, Tom Wagner, a retired Pettisville teacher, turned a high-capacity rifle magazine into the Fulton County Sheriff Department.  Assault-style semiautomatic rifles, specifically the AR- 15, equipped with a mag More...

Local Water, Sewer Rate Hikes For A Third Year?

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, said there is a possibility that rates for municipal water and wastewater could go up a third year.  Starting June 1, customers of Archbold water and wastewater systems will see their water rates i More...

Parents Help Young Egg Hunters

Left: Two-year-old Elias Ruby, Archbold, gets help from his father, Michael, during the Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg hunt on the grounds of Christ Community Church. More...

 

News

Elementary School Names Super Streaks

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, announced Super Streaks for February and March.  She gave the names of 57 February Super Streaks to the Archbold School Board during its Monday, March 19 meeting.  The March group of 66 Super More...

Got One!

Chad Grieser, Archbold, looks on as his son Isaac, 2, grabs an Easter egg at the Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 31.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m., & April 24, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.  Genealogical Society  More...

Public Record

Power Line Struck

A three-axle truck carrying a tree pulled down an overhead electrical line, which in turn started a fire, an Archbold police report states. The report said Tyler J. Waidelich, 31, rural Wauseon, was driving the truck owned by Jonathon R. More...

Public Meetings

Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, April 5, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. More...

Archbold Police Log

March 23   10:33 am: Lost wallet, Sauder Woodworking parking lot, 800 block West Barre Rd.  2:28 pm: Civil problem, 600 block N. Defiance St.  5:10 pm: Miscellaneous complaints, Miller Bros. More...

Opinion

Tariff On Newsprint Threatens Newspapers

There are two things you need to know about newspapers.  Newspapers are important to community life and democracy. Always have been.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 9, 2008   More...