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Div. III District Baseball

Archbold 3, Genoa 2

Down 2-0 after one inning, Archbold came back and scored two runs in the fifth and one in the sixth for a 3-2 win over Genoa in the Div. III district baseball semifinals at Defiance High School, Thursday, May 17. More...

Archbold Man Arrested For Allegedly Chasing Girls

Aaron Gladieux, a detective with the Fulton County Sheriff Department, confirmed an Archbold man is in jail after reportedly chasing one 13- year - ol d and one 14- year-old girl.  Brandon Morris, 20, rural Archbold, a 2017 AHS graduate, is bein More...

Stop Sign Change At Co. Rds. A/W And 24 Moves Forward; Trustees Question Annexation Agreement

No official action was taken, but the German Township Trustees moved forward with their plan to change the stop signs at the intersection of Fulton County Rd. A/Henry County Rd. W and Co. Rd. 24.  More...

Air Force, Marine Veterans To Speak At Memorial Day Events

A retired Air Force colonel and a Marine veteran will speak at Archbold and Ridgeville Corners Memorial Day events, Monday, May 28.  George E. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Judith A. Avina

Judith A. Avina, age 68 years, of Wauseon, passed away following a brief illness, Sunday afternoon, May 13, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. More...

Public Record

AFD Assists Wauseon

Fire departments from Archbold, Delta and Morenci, Mich., responded with Wauseon to a 911 call reporting smoke from the Haas Door manufacturing facility in Wauseon about noon, Saturday, May 12. More...

Theft Tops $21,000

Wayne Shinabery, 70, Archbold, reported a theft by deception to police involving a loss of $21,178.42.  The theft, reported on Friday, May 4, occurred sometime between April 12- 30, and involved Shinabery Equipment Company in Hudson, Mich.  More...

Deal With Noise Complaint

After receiving a complaint about a loud vehicle about 12:10 am, Sunday, May 6, Archbold police worked out a deal with the driver.  An officer was contacted by a woman who complained a pizza delivery vehicle had been driving past her house with More...

Sports

McQuade, Short Advance To District

The second-seeded Archbold doubles team of Luke McQuade and Erik Short finished second at the Division II sectional boys tennis championships, Thursday, May 10, and Saturday, May 12, at Defiance College.  It’s the second straight year McQu More...

Pettisville Girls Win Fifth Straight BBC Track And Field Championship

Pettisville won its fifth straight Buckeye Border Conference girls track and field title, Saturday, May 12, at Montpelier. It is Pettisville’s 14th title in school history, and 10th BBC title in the last 11 years. More...

Archbold Baseball Wins Third Straight Sectional Title

The Archbold baseball team (22-4) won its third straight Division III sectional title with a 3-0 shutout of Lake (13-8), Friday, May 11, at AHS.  The Streaks, ranked third in Division III in the latest Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Associati More...

Religion

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center May 7: Angelina Bittle, Fayette, girl. More...

Organizations

Grief Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, May 21, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter Seven  Archbold Evangelical   More...

Breaking News - 5/19/2018 4:37 PM

Div. III District Track & Field Tournament

5 More Champions Crowned From Archbold, Pettisville

The Pettisville girls 4x800-meter relay team of Elizabeth Sauder, Nichole Foor, Kate Stuber, and Morgan Leppelmeier won a Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/18/2018 10:19 PM

Div. II District Boys Track & Field Tournament - Free Access

5 Individuals, 2 Relays Advance To Regionals

Brian Ball, an Archbold senior, has advanced to the Div. More...

Chase Starts North Of Archbold, Ends In Crash In Montpelier

Units from 11 law enforcement agencies were involved in a pursuit of a vehicle that started north of Archbold and ended in a crash in Montpelier, Friday, May 11.  More...

Possible Charges In Athletic Boosters Missing Money Case Go To County Prosecutor

Matt Smithmyer, a major with the Fulton County Sheriff Department, said if the investigation into money missing from the Archbold Athletic Boosters account is completed in time, the case will go to the Fulton County Grand Jury this month.  A gra More...

Library Board Names New Fiscal Officer

Amy Wendt, rural Ridgeville Corners, is the new fiscal officer of the Archbold Community Library.  In an emergency meeting, Monday, May 14, at the library, the Library Board met in executive session for about 20 minutes for personnel issues.&nbs More...

Mom Visits On Muffin Day

Courtney Knapp, Ridgeville Corners, watches as her second grade daughter, Cassandra, works with a computer during Muffins for Mom, Friday, May 11, at Archbold Elementary School. More...

 

News

AHS Class Of 2018 ‘A Pretty Smart Class’

You can call the Archbold High School Class of 2018 many things– but you can’t call them slackers.  On the athletic front, there’s a state champion wrestler and a number of athletes that advanced to state tournaments in various More...

PHS Class Of 2018 Ready For Future

According to four Pettisville High School seniors, the Class of 2018 is a close-knit group who supports each other and holds each other accountable.  Asked what she likes best about attending Pettisville, Kendal Pursel said, “I like the cl More...

Traffic Committee Holds First Open Meeting

The Archbold Traffic Flow Improvement Committee discussed traffic crashes at intersections, changing stop signs, and adding directional signs in its first open meeting, Tuesday, May 8.  The committee was originally designed to be closed to the p More...

People

Angel Huerta In Cross-Cultural Experience In Chicago

Angel Huerta, AHS ‘15 and daughter of Joe and Valentina, is participating in a Bluffton University crosscultural experience in Chicago during May. More...

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA, FFA Alumni and Friends, and community gathered at Pettisville Missionary Church for the 68th Pettisville FFA Awards Banquet, Tuesday, April 10. More...

Earn Degrees

Several students from Archbold earned degrees during commencement exercises at Bluffton University, Sunday, May 6:  Shayla Hayes, bachelor’s degrees, early childhood education and intervention specialist;  Shelby Miller, bachelor&rsqu More...

Opinion

Archbold Traffic Flow Improvement Committee Holds First Open Meeting

A first-of-its-kind event took place Tuesday, May 8, when the Archbold Traffic Flow Improvement Committee held its first meeting that was open to the public, including the press.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 21, 2008   The Archbold Area School District will need additional money in the form of a property tax levy by 2011, according to Christine Ziegler, district treasurer.  The financial information comes from More...

Old Photo Corner

This photo, taken in 1961, shows an Archbold kindergarten class celebrating “Cowboy Day.”– Old photo courtesy Al Carter   More...