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Taxpayers In Archbold School District Overbilled On Property Taxes

Property owners in the Archbold Area School District were accidentally overcharged on their first-half 2019 property tax bills. More...

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Obituaries

Orlene E. Mason

Orlene E. Mason, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Bradenton, Fla.  Orlene Stuckey was born and raised on a farm near Archbold.  She graduated from Goshen College in Indiana with a nursing degree.  More...

Mildred “Millie” L. Schroeder

Mildred “Millie” L. Schroeder, age 94, of Wauseon, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home.  She was born in Delta on June 4, 1924, to the late William P. More...

Benny (Ben) L. Young

Benny (Ben) L. Young passed away on Jan. 12, 2019, in Archbold.  He was born to Gerald O. and Wanita L. Young, living in Stryker, on May 3, 1932.  He married Lois J. More...

People

Couple To Marry At Zion Mennonite

Abby Short and Travis Pennington, Archbold, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The daughter of Brad and Rachel Short, Archbold, the bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. More...

Earns Degree

Daniel Sauder, PHS ‘14 and son of Dan and Ezzie, graduated Dec. 20, 2018, from Clemson (S.C.) University with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering.   More...

Honor Students

Riley Martin, a 2014 graduate of Fayette High School, was named to the 2018 fall dean’s list in the College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering at Bowling Green State University.  He is the son of Jeff and Kay.  --- More...

Opinion

Drone Is Worth The Cost

A tanker truck carrying 3,000 gallons of liquid hydrogen was struck from behind by another semi on the Ohio Turnpike in June 2016, west of Wauseon. The tanker truck began to burn, and there was a real danger of explosion. More...

Letter To The Editor

At this time of year, what in the world is going on in our world?  We hear of fake news from every place, people that accuse others of wrongdoings, without proof of what they say about a person.  We worry about things we have little control More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009   Dennis Howell, village administrator, will look into the possibility of purchasing laptop computers for members of Archbold Village Council and Laurie Storrer, clerk of council.  More...

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Chuck Forward Duals Cancelled, AHS Boys Game Postponed - Free Access

Expected Snowstorm Forces Schedule Changes

Allan Gladieux, AHS athletic director, announced the Chuck Foward Wrestling Duals scheduled for Saturday, Jan. More...

Former Students Support PHS Teacher

The Pettisville School Board received a letter in support of Charles Nafziger, high school math teacher, during its Monday, Jan. More...

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2019 Could Soon Be Ready For First Haircut

The world didn’t have to wait long for the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2019 to arrive.  Kelly Boulton delivered her son, Traver Clark, at 3:23 am, Thursday, Jan. More...

 

News

Police Drone A Tool, Not A Toy

Drones– small radio-controlled aircraft– have long been seen as toys.  The Archbold Police Department does not agree with that assessment.  The department purchased a drone last year.  The first public discussion of the dro More...

Former Fiscal Officer Returns To Library

The Archbold Community Library Board has rehired Jennifer Harkey, former library fiscal officer. The board approved the action at its Wednesday, Jan. 9 meeting. Harkey replaces Amy Wendt, who held the job since May. More...

Lange’s Bakery Under New Ownership

Jacob Thatcher, Archbold, has purchased Lange’s Bakery from Tim Lange.  Thatcher said Lange is a family friend. When he learned Lange was interested in selling the long-time Archbold business, he approached him about it. More...

Public Record

Investigate Alleged Assault

Archbold police investigated an alleged assault case on Saturday, Jan. 5.  Officers were called to 208 Farmington Road about 6:36 pm, where Amanda E. Denudt, the resident, said she was being harassed by two subjects. More...

Counterfeit Bill Passed

A counterfeit $50 bill was found at the Archbold Mc- Donald’s last month.  The phony bill was reported to police on Sunday, Dec. 30.  Police are investigating.   More...

Find Suspected Marijuana

A request to Archbold police to unlock a locked vehicle led to the discovery of a material believed to be marijuana, Friday, Jan. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Battle Back To Drop Indians

Trailing 33-29 after three quarters, Archbold used an 18-9 fourth quarter advantage to come back and defeat Wauseon 47-42 in front of a packed house, Thursday, Jan. More...

Pettisville Boys Get Two Wins

Pettisville captured a Buckeye Border Conference win and a non-conference victory at home last week to improve to 9-3, 6-1 BBC.  The Blackbirds hosted Montpelier, Thursday, Jan. 10, and derailed the Locos 52-39. More...

Archbold Girls Beat Indians, Fall To Holgate

The Archbold girls basketball team lost a non-league game to Holgate, 43-38, but came back to defeat Wauseon 55-48 to improve to 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League last week. More...

Religion

Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday after Epiphany  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Abraham: Calling & Covenant,” Genesis 12-15, Jesse Kahler. More...

Central Mennonite Wins Second Bible Quiz Meet

The area’s 11 Bible Quiz teams quizzed off over Matthew 9-12, Sunday, Jan. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Jan. 3: Jennifer & Alex Young, Archbold, girl; Amy Desmarais, Pioneer, girl.  Jan. 4: Abby & John Buldas, Toledo, girl.  Jan. 6: Lea Dulaney, Wauseon, girl.  Jan. More...