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Primary Election Is Tuesday

Township Fire Levy, Statewide Issue Included On Ballot

The Ohio Spring Primary Election is Tuesday, May 8– less than a week away– and Melanie Gilders, Fulton County Board of Elections director, said she still has some poll worker spots to fill.  “We’re still recruiting. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Betty L. Duvall

Betty L. Duvall, age 86, of Pettisville, passed away May 5, 2018, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. More...

Dorothy “Roselle” Kauffman

Dorothy “Roselle” Kauffman, 86, of West Liberty, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018, in the St. Rita Medical Center, Lima.  She was born May 3, 1931, the daughter of the late J. More...

Harry “Sonny” Lauber Jr.

Harry “Sonny” Lauber Jr., age 70, unexpectedly passed away Thursday, April 26, 2017.  Sonny was born on Nov. 11, 1947, in Archbold, to Angela and Harry Lauber.  Sonny graduated from Archbold High School in 1965. More...

People

Allison Named Outstanding OU Graduate

Hanna Allison, AHS ‘13, was named the outstanding graduate in child and family studies at Ohio University at the 2018 Student and Faculty Awards Ceremony, Friday, April 20.  She is the daughter of Mark and Lisa.   More...

Sports

Softball, Baseball Tournament Pairings

Pairings and dates for baseball and softball tournaments have been set.  The better seeds host the first two rounds of the sectional tournaments.  Div. More...

AHS Boys, LC Girls Win Walker/Dilbone Relays

The Archbold boys track team won its second straight Walker-Dilbone Relays title, Friday, April 27, at AHS. The Blue Streaks finished atop the podium with 120 points, eight points ahead of second-place Liberty Center. More...

Archbold Boys Track Beats Swanton, Girls Fall

The Archbold track and field teams split their meet at Swanton, Tuesday, April 24.  The AHS boys team won, but the girls team lost.  Boys   Archbold 100, Swanton 27  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter Five  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “JUDGESBreaking The Cycle Of Sin- Spiritual Anarchy,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Breaking News - 5/3/2018 3:56 PM

Road Closure Starts Monday, May 7

The Fulton County Engineer Office has announced that a portion of Co. Rd. 21-3, between Co. Rds. A and B, will be closed for a bridge replacement project. The road will be closed starting Monday May 7. More...

Goble New County EMA Director

Rebecca Goble, new Fulton County Emergency Management Agency director, had quite a welcome to her new job.  Goble started on Monday, April 9.  A week later, on Monday April 16, she was called to a semi truck crash and hazardous material spi More...

Archbold High School Choral Groups Superior At State

Three choral groups from Archbold High School earned Superior ratings at the state competition at Van Buren High School, Saturday, April 28.  At the Ohio Music Education Association State Adjudicated Event, the Chorale (boys and girls), the men& More...

 

News

Brendon Johns Selected For Leaders Seminar

Brendon Johns, an AHS junior and son of Barry and Amy, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at the West Point Summer Leaders Experience in June.  More than 5,000 juniors applied.  More...

Arbor Day Assistance

Top: Haley Polaski, right, helps Natalie Rodriguez scoop up a shovel full of dirt to plant a new tree in Ruihley Park, part of the Archbold 2018 Arbor Day celebration, Friday, April 27. Below left, Jace Cline assists with planting. More...

Organizations

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Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 20   10:19 am: 911 hang-up, ConAgra, fax machine misdial.  1 pm: Assisted subject in blocking unwanted message, at station.  3:45 pm: Threats-harassment, at station.  5:08 pm: Found property, Ohio vehicle registration, at s More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Midland Funding, LLC, Columbus, plaintiff vs Beth Lowery, Delta, defendant. Other civil.  Midland Funding, LLC, Columbus, plaintiff vs Beth Keivens, Delta, defendant. More...

Auto Mishaps On West Barre Road April 23

Two vehicle collisions occurred on West Barre Road six hours apart, Monday, April 23, according to an Archbold police report.  The first occurred at 3:23 pm when a pickup truck, driven by Mark Hugh Master, 63, Morenci, Mich., was stopped in traf More...

Opinion

Don’t Vote? Don’t Complain

Tuesday, May 8, is a very important day across the state of Ohio. More...

Archbold Promgoers: Be Safe

“No one wants to hear of an accident on prom night. You never expect it to be your school,” Phil Cagwin, superintendent of Monroe (Ohio) Schools, said recently. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 7, 2008   Council approved refinancing $5.35 million of debt and discussed using capital improvement funds to pay down Park Board debt.  More...