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Obituaries

Kathryn Crossgrove

Kathryn Crossgrove, 97, of Archbold, entered into Eternal Rest, Jan. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Margaret A. Penrod, 94, Wauseon, died Jan. 30, 2019. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.  Thomas Lee Evans, 77, Archbold and Bonita Springs, Fla., died Jan. 22, 2019. Survivors include his wife, Diana. Shikany Funeral Home, Bonita Springs, Fla. More...

Public Record

Charged With Theft

Denise Marie Allen, 40, Wauseon, has been charged with theft after an incident in Archbold, Monday, Jan. More...

Subject Warned About Illegal Dumping

A subject was warned about dumping refuse in private dumpster, an Archbold police report states.  A person reported on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Local Man Found Passed Out In Car

An Archbold police officer transported one intoxicated man to his residence and once there, discovered a second subject allegedly intoxicated and passed out in a vehicle.  The officer was called to the Circle K store about 6:21 pm, Sunday, Jan. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Basketball Players Have Deep Ties to Ridgeville Graduates

When the Archbold High School varsity boys basketball team put on the uniforms of the Ridgeville Falcons, Saturday, Feb. More...

Ridgeville Falcons Drop Rams

The top-ranked boys basketball team in Division III was known by another name, Saturday, Feb. More...

AHS Boys Beat Tigers, Panthers

Archbold (16-0) took another step to its first Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title since 2016– when it was co-champion with Wauseon– and first outright title since 2012 when the Streaks buried Liberty Center 86-35, Friday More...

Religion

"Wave Walkers" Win Bible Quiz Meet

Bible quizzers enjoyed cheering on their coaches who were called up for a surprise match at the beginning of the quiz meet at Tedrow Mennonite Church, Sunday, Feb. 3.  More...

Organizations

Genealogical Society  Fulton County Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor St., Delta. Topic: Obituary work night.   Nursing Mom’s Group  Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Feb. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Jan. 25: Melissa & Matthew Smith, Archbold, boy.   More...

Guest DJs Ready For Annual Radiothon

Starting at 6 am, Thursday, Feb. 14, the Fulton County Heart Radiothon takes over the airwaves of Archbold radio station WMTR for the 45th time. More...

Ridgeville Falcons Night Has Extra Meaning For Some Fans

Ridgeville Falcons Night at Archbold High School, on Saturday, Feb. More...

 

News

2019 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Members of the 2019 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience prior to the PHS-Ayersville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb.  More...

Muni Tax Up 1.88% For 2018; January Collection Off 13.8%

It’s a good news-bad news situation for the Archbold municipal income tax.  Tax collections ended 2018 up by 1.88%, topping $4.6 million.  That’s good.  But it wasn’t as much as had been predicted.  Donna Dettli More...

Gerken Buys M&R Redi-Mix

M&R Redi-Mix, a readymix concrete company based in Pettisville, has been purchased by The Gerken Company, Napoleon.  The sale was effective Jan. 1, 2019. More...

People

Two Pettisville Students Win Gold Keys In Art, Writing Competition

Two Pettisville eighth grade students have received regional-level gold keys in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Program. More...

Tuba Player Earns Class A Superior

Jeremiah Hartman, an Archbold High School student, received a Superior “I” rating in Class A at the Ohio Music Educators Solo & Ensemble adjudicated event, Saturday, Jan. 26. More...

Honor Students

Area students named to the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at Bowling Green State University:  Scarlette Niese, Mackenna Whitacre, Andrea Avers, Mitchell Hogrefe, Nicolas Rodriguez, Hannah Bowers, Garrett Grime, Logan Roth, Katarina More...

Opinion

Remember The Falcons

Conventional wisdom says when a small town loses its school, the town is on the road to oblivion, destined to become a wide spot on the highway with some vacant storefronts and a defunct gas station. More...

Letter To The Editor

With a broken heart, I write this letter to you.  Why would a person promote some young child to drink beer? More...

Letter To The Editor

There are citizens in our nation working to remove the Bible and its author from all segments of our American society.  In 1962 and 1963, the highest court in the land declared school-sponsored prayer and Bible reading unconstitutional.  La More...