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Nerd Herd Qualifies For Trip To Nationals For Second Straight Year

The Pettisville High School Academic Quiz Team, known as the “Nerd Herd,” is already topping some of its surprising results from last year.  Over the weekend of Nov. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

William “Bill” Hulshof

William “Bill” Hulshof, 64, of Archbold, died early Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2018, at the Cleveland Clinic, following an extended period of illness. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 9   9:23 am: Escort, high school.  10:18 am: Concrete leveler in roadway, S. Defiance St. at W. More...

Man Gets Prison Term

Richard A. Goble, 31, rural Archbold, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison in connection with theft.  Goble was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on May 21 on single counts of theft and misuse of credit cards.  More...

Local Woman Reports Theft

Linda M. Nafziger, 58, Archbold, told police she was the victim of a telephone scam.  Nafziger filed her report, Wednesday, Nov. 7, an Archbold police report states. The total loss in the case was $4,900.  Police are investigating.   More...

Opinion

Despite The Inconvenience, Don’t Climb Over Or Crawl Under Stopped Trains

A game of chance is a game in which winning or losing is determined not by the skill of the player, but by pure, random chance.  The greatest mathematician or the most expert card shark – it doesn’t matter. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008   Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the Parade of Lights has well over 50 entries. “I had to laugh. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

West Clinton Mennonite   Sunday: Curt & Judy Nofziger, greeters; Marcia Lehman, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Brad & Craig Rufenacht, worship leader; Arlan Beck, song leader; Greg Waidelich, childrens moment. More...

Organizations

ACT  Archbold Community Theatre auditions for “Sabrina Fair,” Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 26-27, 6:30 pm, upstairs at Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. 7 men, 7 women, at least 18 years old.   Blood Drive  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Nov. 8: Tosha Burdue, Liberty Center, girl; Amanda & Jacob Blohm, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Breaking News - 11/21/2018 5:44 PM

Former Ruralogic Official Gets 24-Month Prison Term

  C. David Snyder, Cleveland, a former official in Ruralogic, Inc., has been sentenced to 24 months in prison, ordered to pay $781,000 in restitution, and will be placed on three years post-release control after being sentenced in U.S. More...

Parade Of Lights Has 32 Entries; Rain To Hold Off Until Midnight

Lora Ripke, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said Monday morning, Nov. More...

Robinson Will Move To Associate Superintendent

Marc Robinson, interim superintendent of the Archbold School District, will move to associate superintendent for up to 10 days before his work in Archbold ends.  Robinson was chosen by the Archbold School Board at its June 18 meeting to take ove More...

 

News

Feasters

Luke Beck, left, and Carli Link, Archbold kindergarteners, enjoyed their annual Thanksgiving Feast, Friday, Nov. 16.– photos by David Pugh   More...

AACC Board

Members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Board are, seated, from left: Roel Galvan, member at large; Lora Ripke, executive director; Christine Ziegler, treasurer; Karla Ball, president; Karin Weldy, incoming member at large.  More...

Bingo!

Monte Nofziger, Archbold shows off the bingo he called at the Ridgeville American Legion Feather Party, Friday, Nov. 16. With him is his grandson, Kaed Merillat, 7, Ridgeville Corners.   More...

Sports

Frank Starts First Year At Helm Of AHS Boys Basketball

Joe Frank has started his first year as head boys basketball coach at Archbold after serving 34 years as junior varsity coach at AHS.  Doug Krauss retired in March after 34 years at the helm of the program, amassing a record of 563-219.  More...

Pettisville Cross Country Awards

Players on the Pettisville cross country teams received awards for the 2018 seaso. More...

Pettisville Golf Awards

Players on the Pettisville boys golf team who received awards for the 2018 season are, front row from left: Caleb Nafziger, Honorable Mention All-Buckeye Border Conference; Austin Horning, Honorable Mention All-BBC; Max Leppelmeier, First Team All-BB More...