December 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Problem With Heat At Elementary Is Ongoing Issue

A problem with the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at Archbold Elementary School, Monday, Dec. 10, had some students wearing coats in classrooms and space heaters being used to ward off the chill.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Harper Grace Wilhelm

Harper Grace Wilhelm, 3 months, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. She was born in Toledo to Austin Wilhelm and Brittany Leaser. Harper Grace was loved by her mommy, daddy, brothers and family from the first moment she was born. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Archbold EMS Log

Dec. 6   2:36 pm: Community Health Professionals, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  3:58 pm: 21000 block Co. Rd. More...

Three Sentenced

Three men received sentences recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court:  More...

Opinion

Border Issues Impact All

It takes more than 20 hours to drive from Archbold to the Texas- Mexico border, but what’s happening there is not isolated from us.  Many families in Archbold can trace their heritage to Mexico and Latin America. More...

Teacher’s Honor Demonstrates Flaw In School Grading System

Other Editors Say...

The selection of a Toledo high school teacher as the state’s Teacher of the Year suggests either that the state’s teacher of the year selection process is flawed or its method of grading Ohio school districts is.  Based on a review o More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 Jim Wyse, mayor, said he and Jerry Dehnbostel, Wauseon mayor, are considering connecting the two communities’ municipal water systems. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fourth Sunday of Advent  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Silence: 400 Years, (Galatians 4:4-5),” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec 12: Alyssa & Shane Bruner, Wauseon, boy; Kate & Michael Brown, Wauseon, boy.  Dec. 18: Christa & Andrew Alsaugh, West Unity, girl; Katie & Luke Hutchinson, Wauseon, boy.  Def. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, Dec. 27, 12-6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1075 Glenwood., Napoleon.  Senior Center   More...

Schnitkey Scores

Blackbird Brandi Schnitkey (23) runs into a trio of Blue Streaks– Faith Wyse (partially hidden), Lily Krieger, and Sophie Hubby (3)– but follows through and scores in the annual matchup between Pettisville and Archbold, Thursday, Dec. More...

Crash Victim Indicted

Beck, Rufenacht, Knicley, Bowers Charged With Crimes

Steven J. Beck, 51, who was involved in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday, Dec. 12, has been indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury.  He was one of four Archbold-area residents indicted by the grand jury during its Monday, Dec. 17 meeting.  More...

Poulson Finalist For Golden Owl Award

In a special ceremony Tuesday, Dec. More...

 

News

No Action After School Board Executive Session

Archbold School Board spent about 50 minutes in executive session during its Monday, Dec. 17 meeting.  Stated reason for the closed-door session was to discuss employment, compensation, promotion or demotion of public employees. More...

Holiday Lights

Holiday decorations in the area extend far beyond Ruihley Park. Homeowners have taken time to decorate as well. Top: A home at the corner of North Buehrer Street and Schlatter Street features lights along the roofline, bushes and trees. More...

Not Jack-In-The-Box

Ginger Ruffer was the Jack-In- The-Box character in the Archbold Elementary School Christmas Musical, “Forty Winks ‘Till Christmas,” Thursday, Dec. 13.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Sports

Streak Wrestlers Get Two NWOAL Wins

Archbold wrestlers opened the Northwest Ohio Athletic League season at Wauseon High School, Thursday, Dec. More...

North Central No Match For Blackbirds

Pettisville welcomed North Central to the Bird Cage, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Second Quarter Makes The Difference In Ahs Win Over Pettisville

With the score tied at 11 after one period, Archbold outscored Pettisville 21-10 in the second on its way to a 57- 47 non-league victory in girls basketball, Thursday, Dec. More...