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Breaking News - 11/2/2018 12:03 PM

Regional Soccer Time/Location Changes

The times and locations of the Archbold boys and girls soccer regional championship games have changed.The girls soccer game will now be played at Lake High School at 2 pm.The boys soccer game will now be played at Port Clinton at 6 pm.-Posted 11.2, More...

Breaking News - 11/1/2018 3:10 PM

State Cross Country Tournament Postponed

Meet Postponed One Week

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Breaking News - 10/31/2018 10:45 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL GIRLS SOCCER

AHS Girls To Play Saturday At 6 pm

|width=250|height=167|link=node|align=left]The Streaks play Liberty-Benton, Saturday, Nov. More...

On To Regionals... And State!

The Archbold boys and girls soccer teams both advanced to the Div. III regional tournament after winning district championships, Saturday, Oct. More...

Team Effort Saved Man’s Life, Says Brenneman

Officer To Receive “Spirit Of Archbold” Award

When a young man was seriously injured in an industrial accident, it was Archbold police officer Isaac Brenneman who took the very first steps in saving his life.  For his efforts, Brenneman will receive the “Spirit of Archbold” awar 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...

Monty Neal Wyse

Monty Neal Wyse, 67, of Commerce, Texas, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.  He was born in Wauseon on Dec. 30, 1950, the son of Marvin Arthur Wyse and Lavonia Jean Gleason Wyse.  His funeral was on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Virgil K. Kulp, 78 years, Archbold, died Oct. 27, 2018. Survivors include four children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Sports

Archbold Girls Qualify For State, Finish Second At Regional Cross Country Meet

Pettisville’s Rufenacht, Leppelmeier Qualify For State Meet In Boys Race

The Archbold girls cross country team qualified for the Division III state meet after finishing second at the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 27, at Tiffin.  Minster won its fifth straight girls title, finishing with 35 points. More...

Blue Streaks Knock Off Top-Ranked Ottawa Hills To Win District Title

Trey Theobald scored the game winner in the late stages of a wet and rainy Division III district boys soccer final to propel Archbold to a 2-1 victory over top- ranked Ottawa Hills, Saturday, Oct. More...

Boys Cage Tigers In District Semifinal

The weather was cold and chilly for the Division III district boys soccer semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Reformation Sunday  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11 am-5:30 pm, Ruihley Park Pavilion, 320 W. Holland St., Archbold.  Senior Center  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 19: Kristin & Matthew Johnson, Fayette, boy; Krysta Smith, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2018 6:28 PM

Selgo Named New Archbold Superintendent

Jayson Selgo, principal at Ottawa-Glandorf High School since August 2012, was named the new superintendent of the Archbold Area Schools at a special school board meeting, Monday afternoon, Nov. More...

Breaking News - 11/3/2018 8:46 PM

AHS BOYS SOCCER IN FINAL FOUR!

AHS 3, Independence 0

Archbold defeated Independence (20-1-0) 3-0 to win the Div. III regional boys soccer championship at Port Clinton, Saturday, Nov. 3. More...

Breaking News - 11/1/2018 3:54 PM

Div. III Regional Boys Soccer

Regional Final Scheduled To Be Played At Port Clinton

|width=250|height=167|link=node|align=left]The Div. III regional championship game between Archbold and Port Clinton is currently scheduled to be played Saturday, Nov. More...

Breaking News - 11/1/2018 10:39 AM

Ohio Gas Issues Scam Warning

    Ohio Gas Company officials have issued a warning about a telephone scam targeting the company's customers.    A telephone caller claims to be an Ohio Gas employee, and threatens to shut off gas service unless an imme More...

Breaking News - 10/31/2018 3:56 PM

Metamora State Bank Robbed

Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, confirmed that the Metamora State Bank, Metamora, was robbed on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at about 11:56 am. More...

Pettisville School Bus Allegedly Causes Crash

Driver Not A District Employee

A Pettisville school bus allegedly caused a crash at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. 19 a little after 1 pm, Friday, Oct. More...

AHS Thespians Take Audience On A Tour Of Edgar Allan Poe Works

Archbold High School student actors will take their audience on a tour, of sorts, through the stories of famous American author Edgar Allan Poe.  They are presenting the play, “Poe: Dreams of Madness.”  Poe is best known for da More...

 

News

Rock, Paper, Scissors!

During the Friday, Oct.  More...

Named Student Ambassadors

Joslyn Tijerina, a student in the veterinarian assistant program, and Reese Knapp, a student in mechanical systems & piping, have been named student ambassadors at the Four County Career Center for the 2018-19 school year.  Both are from Arc More...

State Issue 1 Would Soften Drug Possession Penalties

Ohio voters will decide on an amendment to the state constitution that would soften the penalties for drug possession.  Jocelyn Rosnick, policy director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, said the goal of the amendment, on the Tues More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Causes Of Barn Fires Undetermined

The causes of two barn fires near the Pettisville area have been listed as undetermined.  The first fire was on property owned by Paul F. and Christine K. Rupp, 18857 US20A. More...

Juveniles Caught By Bike Patrol

An Archbold police officer on bicycle patrol discovered two juveniles vandalizing a car about 6:20 pm, Wednesday Oct. More...

Opinion

Your Vote Is Important!

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, citizens who are registered voters can go to the polls and cast a ballot in the fall General Election.  There are important races and issues to decide. More...

On Education And Other Issues, Kasich Has Been Absent

Other Editors Say...

Is John Kasich aware that he’s still governor of Ohio, where he shares oversight of education, and has been for almost eight years?  His remarks at a Washington, D.C., news conference with Colorado Gov. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008 Pettisville voters approved a new school building and Dean Genter was reelected to a third term as a Fulton County Commissioner. More...