October 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 10/27/2018 5:44 PM

Div. III District Girls Soccer

AHS 1, LC 0

The AHS girls soccer team advanced to the Div III regional tournament with a 1-0 win over Liberty Center, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/25/2018 3:35 PM

Co. Rd. 24 Crossing Closed For 10 Days

The Co. Rd. 24 Norfolk Southern railroad crossing will be closed for 10 days, starting Thursday, Oct. 25.Jonathan Glass, manager of public relations for NS, said, "A Norfolk Southern track maintenance gang is rebuilding the crossing. More...

High Winds Result In Low-Hanging Wire, US 6 Closure In Ridgeville Sat.

A low-hanging power line closed traffic on US 6 in the Ridgeville Corners area for more than 13 hours over the weekend.  A storm rolled through the area about 3 pm, Saturday, Oct. More...

Try This On

Dave Davis, Archbold fire chief, helps fiveyear old Evan Swartz, Bellevue, into gloves, the last piece of his child-size fire turnout gear. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Matthew Todd Kunesh

Matthew Todd Kunesh, age 62, passed away very suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. He was born in Defiance on Sept. 7, 1956, to surviving parents Harold and Nancy (Paxton) Kunesh. More...

Lloyd D. Rychener

Lloyd D. Rychener, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, Oct. 22, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold.  He was born Sept. More...

Judith K. Auxer

Judith K. Auxer, age 76, of Stryker, passed away on Sunday, Oct. More...

People

Earns Scholarship

Matthew Kinsman, AHS ‘16 and son of Rod and Joyce, has been selected as one of 60 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) students to receive the Foreman Scholarship.  Kinsman, a student in agricultural business at Iowa State Unive More...

FFA News

Archbold FFA members Madison Campbell, Meridith (Short) Meyer, Mitchell Hogrefe, Matthew Kinsman, Kyle Ott, Dennis Meyers, Christian Waidelich and Ryan Weimken will be awarded the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo, We More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Angel Huerta, Ethan Zaerr, and Emma Cobb, all of Archbold, were on the Homecoming Court at Bluffton University, Saturday, Oct. 13.  Huerta, AHS ‘15 and daughter of Joe and Valentina, is a senior majoring in social work. More...

Opinion

Intersection Project Sees Major Milestone

A big step for improved traffic flow and increased safety was achieved Thursday, Oct. 18, when the intersection of Co. Rd. 24 and Fulton County Rd. A/Henry Co. Rd. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008   Laura Bruner, Pettisville, received the American Star in Agriscience Award, the highest award presented by the National FFA organization. More...

Breaking News - 10/27/2018 5:53 PM

Div. III Regional Cross Country

Archbold Girls Finish Second, Advance To State

The Archbold girls cross country team advanced to the Div. III state tournament after finishing second at the regional tournament, Saturday, Oct. 27, at Tiffin. Minster won the meet with 35 points. More...

Breaking News - 10/27/2018 5:46 PM

Div. III District Boys Soccer

AHS 2, Ottawa Hills 1

The Archbold boys soccer team defeated top-ranked Ottawa Hills to win a Div. III district championship, Saturday, Oct. 27, at Rossford.  The Streaks play Kalida in a regional semifinal, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/26/2018 9:44 AM

TIME CHANGE

Time changed for Sat. girls soccer game

The Div. III girls soccer district final between Archbold and Liberty Center has been changed to Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 pm. More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2018 8:30 PM

Div. III District Girls Soccer

AHS 4, Evergreen 1

Archbold defeated Evergreen 4-1 in a Div. III district girls soccer semifinal, Wednesday, Oct. 24. The Streaks play Liberty Center in the district final. More...

Pettisville Schools To Run Out Of Cash In 2023?

Chris Lee, treasurer of the Pettisville School District, presented a prediction showing the district will run out of cash in the 2022-23 fiscal year, called FY23.  The prediction came as part of the five-year financial forecast discussed at the More...

Superintendent Interviews Start Today

The first round of interviews are scheduled for today, Wednesday, in the search for a new superintendent of Archbold Area Schools.  A new superintendent will replace Marc Robinson, interim superintendent, and Aaron Rex, who left the position eff More...

 

News

Township Trustees Discuss Address Signs

Joe Short, German Township Trustee, said address signs were discussed during the trustees’ Monday, Oct. 22 meeting.  The signs, green with reflective white numbers, can be obtained from the Archbold Fire Department at a cost of $10.  More...

New Flashing Stop Signs Installed

Workers installed two new stop signs equipped with flashing red lights at the intersection of Co. Rd. 24 and Fulton Co. Rd. A/Henry Co. Rd. W, Thursday, Oct. 18, creating a four-way stop. A year from now, the Co. Rd. More...

Bus Incident Resolved

An incident on an Archbold school bus has been resolved, an Archbold police report states.  The incident occurred between 3:30-4 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 9. The report indicates the victim was a 13-year-old girl. She was not injured. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 12   9:13 am: Suspicious person, 100 block Ditto St., homeless, assisted getting subject into shelter.  3:26 pm: Animal complaint, Marco’s Pizza, dog okay.  4:29 pm: Vandalism, 1300 block S. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   First Federal Bank of Midwest, Defiance, plaintiff vs Linda Warnke, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure.  Francisco Rodriguez, Pettisville, plaintiff vs Leisl Rodriguez, Charlotte, N.C., defendant. More...

Four Sentenced

Three men and one woman were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court recently:  More...

Sports

Blackbirds Win Sixth Straight Sectional Title

Pettisville (17-6) defeated Edgerton (11-12) 22-25, 25- 19, 25-21, 19-25, 16-14 to win its sixth straight Division IV sectional volleyball championship, Thursday, Oct. More...

Birds Fall To Tigers In District Semifinal

Second-seeded Holgate defeated third-seeded Pettisville 25-23, 25-18, 25-22, in a Division IV district volleyball semifinal at Napoleon, Monday, Oct. More...

AHS Girls XC Wins Third District Title

The Archbold girls cross country team won the team championship for the third time in school history at the Division III, District 2 race, Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Findlay Owens District. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 21  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Choosing To Live It,” Alex Ruhter.  Central Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, Oct. 26, 8:30 am- 2:30 pm, Fayette High School, 400 Gamble Rd., Fayette.   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 12: Korin Forrest, Fayette, girl.  Oct. 13: Hannah & Cody Herman, Edgerton, boy.  Oct. 17: Kimberly Staup, West Unity, boy.   More...