January 23, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Supports Beer Sales For Downtown Concert

Archbold Village Council voted unanimously to support the sale of beer during a downtown concert set for June.  Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, brought the idea to council during its Monday, Jan. 21 meeting.  More...

Grime Celebrates 50 Years Of Owning Downtown Barber Shop

Without fanfare or hoopla, Greg Grime marked 50 years of ownership of an Archbold mainstay– the Archbold Barber Shop.  “I purchased the business the day before Christmas in 1968,” Grime said.  “I did a year of Barber More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Phyllis Mae Weber

Phyllis Mae Weber, age 82, of Pettisville, passed away peacefully the morning of Jan. 14, 2019.  She was born Sept. 19, 1936, in Flint, Mich., to Walter and Dorothy Heddy.  She married Jan Weber of Pettisville in September of 1967.  More...

Edgar Sauder

Edgar Sauder, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday evening, Jan. 15, 2019, at the age of 101.  Born April 20, 1917 in Archbold, he was the son of the late Emanuel M. Sauder and Cora (Baer) Sauder.  More...

Dexter Jay Rupp

Dexter Jay Rupp, 55 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. More...

People

Honor Students

Darby Stevens, AHS ‘17 and daughter of Jan Wyse and Jerry Stevens, was named to the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at Wheaton (Ill.) College.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.  -----  More...

Sports

AHS Girls Beat Stryker, Fall To Patrick Henry

The Archbold girls basketball team stands 9-5, 2-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League after splitting a pair of contests on the road last week.  The Streaks traveled to Stryker, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Streaks Bomb Patriots, Raise Record To 11-0

Archbold, ranked #1 in Division III in last week’s Ohio High School Athletic Association poll, improved to 11-0, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, with a 73-37 dismantling of Patrick Henry (3-9, 0-2), Friday, Jan. More...

AHS Wrestlers Split League Contests

Archbold welcomed Patrick Henry and Liberty Center to the Thunderdome, Thursday, Jan. More...

Breaking News - 1/29/2019 4:54 PM

WARMING CENTERS OPENED - Free Access

The National Weather Service has indicated extremely cold conditions Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. More...

Breaking News - 1/28/2019 8:39 PM

Weather Service Predicts Dangerous, Deadly Cold Temperatures

  Michael Lewis, a meteorologist with the Northern Indiana office of the National Weather Service, said from Tuesday, Jan. 29-Thursday, Jan. More...

Kidder Calls For Changes In Austin To Archbold Concert Series

Nofziger Says He’s Resigning From Music Commission

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, called for changes in the Austin to Archbold concert series at the Monday, Jan. More...

 

News

AHS Boys Soccer Team Academic All-Ohio

The Archbold High School boys soccer team earned Academic All-Ohio recognition from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association for the 2018 season. It marks the ninth consecutive year the team was honored for academic success. More...

2019 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Pettisville High School celebrates its boys basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Ayersville, Saturday, Feb. 2.  More...

Pettisville Schools To See Nearly $500,000 Benefit From Rover Natural Gas Pipeline

Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville School District, said the schools will receive a net gain of $491,000 from the Rover Natural Gas pipeline. Switzer discussed the pipeline at the Pettisville School Board meeting, Monday, Jan. 14. More...

Public Record

Archbold Residents Indicted Jan. 14; Driver Who Fled OSHP Also Named

Three Archbold residents and the man who led Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers on a high-speed chase were among those indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Jan. 14.  Indictments were handed down against 17 individuals.  More...

Issued Summons For Assault

Archbold police issued Steven Emerson Diehl, 29, Archbold, a summons to appear in Fulton County Western District Court in connection with a Thursday, Jan. More...

Local Woman Arrested On Warrant

Tori Lynn Knicley, 24, Archbold, was arrested, and as of Saturday, Jan. 19, was being held at Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.  Fulton County sheriff dispatchers notified Archbold police about 3:15 pm, Saturday, Jan. More...

Opinion

Remember To Clear Snow Off Sidewalks

After our first significant snowfall of winter fell on Saturday, residents and business owners are reminded to keep their sidewalks clear of snow and ice.  First and foremost, it’s the right thing to do. More...

Good Samaritan Who Helped Cat Deserves Thanks

Other Editors Say...

Even after being beaten nearly to death, Freedom the cat is affectionate and seeks attention from people.  That’s more than any human should expect from a defenseless creature who was mercilessly kicked and hit with a baseball bat when he More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009   When the economy turns sour, Cecily Rohrs’ telephone rings.  “My phone was full this morning. I had 47 messages,” she said Friday, Jan. 23.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

United Methodist Church   Sunday: Julie Brink, sound/video; Diane Tinsman, liturgist, childrens message; Colleen Bernath, organist; Mike McRobbie, ministry of music. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 11: Alexis & Gonzalo Hernandez, Pettisville, girl; Rayna & Justin Pettit, Mc- Clure, boy; Megan & Kruz Elliott, Fayette, girl.  Jan. 15: McKinzie Leu, West Unity, girl.  Jan. More...