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Spirit Rock Becomes New AHS Tradition

It’s big, it’s heavy, and after some spray paint and enthusiasm, it’s now blue and gold.  It’s the Archbold High School spirit rock, a large rock four or five feet square that was plopped down behind the high school, and More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

John Eldon Jacoby

John Eldon Jacoby, 72, Wauseon, passed away in his home on Aug. 27, 2018.  John was born on Sept. 27, 1945, to Earl “Jack” Jacoby and Mary Catherine Frisch of Melmore, Ohio, who both preceded him in death.   More...

Charles Lewis Rupp

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Robert Charles Miller

Robert Charles Miller, 87, passed away peacefully after a brief illness in Toledo Hospital on Aug. More...

Sports

Aces Fold In Second Half

Trailing 7-0 and having no luck getting into an offensive rhythm, Archbold came out in the second half and scored 24 unanswered points for a 24-7 season-opening football win over Hicksville at Blue Streak Field, Friday, Aug. More...

Blue Streaks Blank Birds, Black Knights

The Archbold boys soccer team ran its record to 3-0 with a pair of shutouts last week.  The Streaks defeated Van Buren 8-0 and Pettisville 4- 0, and have outscored their opponents 21-0 in the first three games.  AHS 4, PHS 0   More...

AHS Volleyball Beats Stryker, Falls To Ayersville, Crestview

The Archbold volleyball team opened the season with a three-game loss to Ayersville, Thursday, Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/29/2018 11:18 AM

Archbold Woman Involved In Fatal Crash Tuesday

Sara McGinnis, 77, Archbold, was a driver of a car involved in an accident that claimed the life of a Stryker man in Defiance County about 12:10 pm Tuesday, Aug. 28. More...

Breaking News - 8/29/2018 12:23 AM

Fulton County Fair Pages - Free Access

The special Fulton County Fair pages may be found under the Special Sections Carousel. More...

Robinson Excited About Courthouse Renovations

Jeff Robinson, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, is excited about future renovations to the Fulton County Courthouse.  On a whirlwind tour of the courthouse, pointing out this feature and that, explaining when this was changed and how that More...

Township Trustees Agree To Buy Stop Signs With Flashing Lights

The German Township Trustees voted to order and install stop signs with flashing lights at the intersection of Co. Rds. A and 24 at their Monday, Aug. 27 meeting.  It’s the first step in changing who stops at the intersection.  More...

 

News

Superintendents Say Start Of School Smooth

The start of the new school year at Archbold and Pettisville went well, superintendents reported.  Archbold students have been in session since Wednesday, Aug. More...

Tires Were Purchased Locally

There is now an explanation as to why the village of Archbold purchased tires from a Bowling Green firm.  Vaughn Bentz, Archbold village councilman, brought up the issue at the Monday, Aug. More...

Township Trustees To Add Centerlines

The German Township Trustees decided to have new centerlines painted on some township roads at their Monday, Aug. More...

Public Record

Railroad Crossings Blocked For 93 Minutes

An Archbold police report indicates a train blocked the railroad crossings at Defiance and Franklin streets Wednesday, Aug. More...

Woman Charged With Domestic Violence

A vehicle chase that occurred in the parking lot of Archbold High School resulted in a charge of domestic violence.  Archbold police were called to the high school parking lot about 9:29 pm, Sunday, Aug. 19, of a report of a vehicle chase. More...

Debit Card, Cash Stolen

Shannon K. Cuff, 40, Fayette, told Archbold police her debit card and $29.07 in cash were stolen from Frozen Specialties, Inc., sometime between Monday, Aug. 13, and Tuesday, Aug. 21.  Cuff told police the card had been used several times. More...

Opinion

Time Right For Courthouse Renovations

Stepping into the Fulton County Common Pleas Courtroom at the Fulton County Courthouse in Wauseon for the first time is awe-inspiring. More...

Letter To The Editor

We have lost a stalwart and a statesman. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008   Jordyn Pursel, 11, showed the grand champion hog at the Fulton County Fair. Her hog also was the champion heavyweight, and she was the showmanship winner.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 14  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE lived well: Complexities of Life-Ecclesiastes 7,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug 16: Alanna & Matthew Bogert, Wauseon, boy.  Aug. 17: Gloria & Matthew Wagner, Archbold, boy.   More...

Organizations

Senior Center  Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Sept. 3, closed; Sept. 7, birthday cake; Aug. 10, dulcimer music with Vickie Halsey; Sept. 14, wear red, blue or yellow; Sept. More...