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Archbold, Ridgeville Help At Napoleon Fire

Firefighters from Archbold and Ridgeville fire departments were at the scene of a fire in a three-story downtown building in Napoleon, early yesterday morning, Tuesday.  As of press time Tuesday, Tonya Walker, Napoleon police dispatcher, said fi More...

Streaks March At BEAT of Archbold

The Blue Streak Marching Band took to the Archbold football field, Saturday, Sept. 22, for the BEAT (Band Extravaganza And Training) of Archbold. Top: Band members march More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Carol Ann Nafziger (Sauder)

Carol Ann Nafziger (Sauder) passed from this life on Sept. 21, 2018, after a long illness at her home in Archbold. She was 76 years of age.  More...

Lodema M. (Wyse) Nafziger

Lodema M. (Wyse) Nafziger, age 96 years, of Pettisville, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. She was born March 21, 1922, in Archbold, to William M. Wyse and Dinah J. (Roth) Wyse. She married Ivan D. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Maurice E. “Smoke” Schmucker, 97, Archbold, died Sept. 24, 2018. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

Sauder Wins Girls Black Race At Widewater

Kylie Sauder, an AHS sophomore, won the girls black race at the Liberty Center Widewater Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 22. Sauder won the race in 19 minutes, 14 seconds– eight seconds ahead of the secondplace finisher. More...

AHS Tennis Falls To 6-6

The Archbold girls tennis team lost three straight matches on the road last week to even its record at 6-6.  The Streaks lost to Springfield 4-1, Monday, Sept. 17, at Springfield.  AHS was back on the road, Tuesday, Sept. More...

AHS Girls Golf Team Wins First NWOAL Invitational

The Archbold girls golf team won the inaugural Northwest Ohio Athletic League golf invitational, Friday, Sept. 21, at Auglaize Golf Club. The Streaks finished with a team score of 410 points, 27 strokes ahead of secondplace Patrick Henry. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 18 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Thessalonians: A Tale Of Unlikely Survival: The Musts of Ministry, I Thessalonians 2:1-16,” Byron Dickey, executive pastor. More...

Organizations

Senior Center  Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Oct. 1, living wills, power of attorney, advanced directives; Oct. 8, closed; Oct. 12, wear plaid/ flannel; Oct. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Sept. 9: Breanne Craddock, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Latta Acts On Blocked Rail Crossings

Officials with the Norfolk Southern railroad issued “bulletins” to railroad workers, calling on them to limit the length of trains and only use sidings to park trains when absolutely necessary.  Stopped trains blocking one or both of More...

McQuillen Injured In Car Crash In Africa

Rodney McQuillen, a rural Archbold resident from 1987- 2014, was injured in an automobile crash while on a mission trip in the south central African country of Zambia. More...

First Flashing Stop Sign For County Line Road Ready

German Township Trustees showed off the first of two illuminated stop signs during their Monday, Sept. 24 meeting. More...

 

News

Pettisville K-12 Enrollment Up 25

Fall enrollment at Pettisville Schools is up from the same period last year, according to figures provided at the Thursday, Sept. 20 school board meeting.  Enrollment for preschool through grade 12 stands at 550, up 22 students. More...

Council Okays Boiler Removal Bid

Archbold Village Council had a short agenda, Monday, Sept. More...

Lisa Short Receives 2018 Housing Award

Lisa Short, Archbold, received the 2018 award for Excellence in Rural Rental Housing at the recent Ohio Rural Housing Conference. More...

Public Record

Archbold Called To Assist At Barn Fire

Archbold firefighters assisted three other departments at a barn fire near the intersection of US20A and Co. Rd. 19, Saturday afternoon, Sept. 22. More...

Archbold Residents Indicted Sept. 17

Two Archbold residents were among 13 people indicted on felony-level crimes by the Fulton County Grand Jury. The grand jury met Monday, Sept. More...

Runaway Found, Returned Sept. 8

Archbold police located a runaway juvenile and took the youth home, Saturday, Sept. 8.  The youth was reported missing from his or her home in the 500 block of Stryker St. at 9:49 pm. More...

Opinion

Animals At The Library

There are probably a thousand serious and logical reasons not to have cats, or any kind of pets, at the Archbold Community Library. More...

Athletic doping: Russian chemists, on your mark!

Other Editors Say...

Perhaps the most galling aspect of Russian cheating in past Olympics was the Kremlin’s smirky insistence that it had done nothing wrong. Steroid-laced cocktails behind closed doors, doped-up Russian athletes pilfering Olympic glory... More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008 Archbold is back in the running as a site for an unnamed company to locate a production facility. Jim Wyse, mayor, said he and others met with officials of the company, Monday, Sept. 29, to continue talks. More...