February 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Shoppers Swamp Church Prom Dress Boutique

The West Clinton Mennonite Church “Beauty Comes From The Heart” event had a big two days, Friday, Feb 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9. The event became more than just a prom dress affair. More...

Beck Is Big Winner At Louisville Tractor Pull

Mike Beck, Ridgeville Corners, won his class in what is known as “The Daytona 500 of Tractor Pulling,” Saturday, Feb. More...

Krauss Honored

More than 70 former AHS boys basketball players join Doug Krauss, head boys basketball coach from 1984-2018, at center court for a special presentation, Saturday, Feb. 16.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

William Emanuel Hartman, Wauseon and formerly of Archbold, died Feb. 15, 2019. Survivors include his wife, Elaine, and three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 8   3:10 pm: Dog with no food, shelter, or water, 200 block E. Beech St., unable to locate.  4:56 pm: Vehicle unlock, Colony Meadows.  5:56 pm: Follow-up, on station.  10:30 pm: Road blocked by train, Franklin St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Earl Grant, address unknown vs Ronald Gilliam, Warren, Mich., obligor. URESA .  State Farm Mutual Automobile, Atlanta, Ga., plaintiff vs Michael Siebert, Wauseon, defendant. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Feb. 21, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  German Township Trustees, Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 a.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold.   Quadco  More...

Sports

Archbold Clinches NWOAL Title Share, Drops Vikings

Archbold moved one step closer to an outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball championship with a 58-48 win over Evergreen (15-4, 4-2 NWOAL), Friday, Feb. 15, in the Thunderdome.  More...

Streaks Survive Bulldog Attack

Ahead by as many as 12 points, the Archbold boys basketball team survived a comeback attempt by Defiance that took the difference down to only two points with 33 seconds left and came away with a 51-46 non-league victory, Saturday, Feb. More...

Undefeated Season On The Line Thursday

Archbold has a chance to do something it hasn’t done since the 1995-96 season when the Streaks host Swanton, tomorrow, Thursday, in the Thunderdome.  Ranked number one in Division III by the Associated Press from the first week of the seas More...

Breaking News - 2/24/2019 7:13 PM

3 AHS WRESTLERS WIN SECTIONAL TITLES - Free Access

Seven Advance to District

Archbold's Brennan Short (138 lbs.), Kasyn Schaffner (160 lbs.), and Mason Babcock (182 lbs.) won Div. III sectional wrestling titles, Saturday, Feb. 23, at AHS. Andrew Francis (120 lbs.0 and Zach Rocha (132 lbs.) placed second. More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2019 8:58 PM

BIRDS WIN SECTIONAL TITLE; STREAKS FALL IN OVERTIME

Pettisville 42, Fayette 35; Rossford 58, Archbold 54 (OT)

Pettisville advanced to the Div. IV girls basketball district tournament with a 42-35 win over Fayette in a sectional final, Saturday, Feb. 23, at Wauseon. The second-seeded Birds play North Central, Thursday, Feb. 28, 8 pm, at Archbold. More...

Wedding Bells For Q, U

It was wedding bells for the letters Q and U at Archbold Elementary School on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14. More...

Archbold Schools Will Need More Money, Or Reduced Spending

Christine Ziegler, Archbold Area School District fiscal officer, made it very clear.  In the future, the district will need either additional revenue or a reduction in spending.  More...

Krauss Recognized

Doug Krauss, former AHS head boys basketball coach, was recognized for 34 years of service to the Archbold varsity basketball program prior to the Blue Streaks’ varsity game with Defiance, Saturday, Feb. 16. More...

 

News

4-H News

The first meeting of the Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Clubi s Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., at the Pettisville Park Pavilion. More...

Pettisville Schools Reimbursed For Problems Caused By Bad Fuel

Pettisville school officials received a check for $1,566 as a partial reimbursement for trouble resulting from bad diesel fuel.  The issue was discussed with the school board at its Monday, Feb. More...

Nerd Herd Wins Championship

Michael Lane, Pettisville High School principal, announced Monday that the PHS quiz team, the “Nerd Herd,” won the 2018-19 Northern Buckeye Academic League championship.  Lane said the Pettisville and Evergreen teams concluded their More...

People

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2018 autumn term at The Ohio State University: Levie Rufenacht, Leslie Simon, Mireya Zamudio, Paige Moden, Rebekah Eggers, Madelene Gackenbach, all of Archbold; Matthew Krill, Pettisville. More...

Earn Degrees

Mireya Zamudio, Archbold, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University at commencement exercises, Dec. More...

Honor Students

Dana Fricke, PHS ‘15, daughter of Bill and Lynette, and Lynnsey Crouch, PHS ‘17, daughter of Jeremy and Kim, were named to the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at the University of Findlay.  Students must earn at least a More...

Opinion

A Debt To Society

In the world of criminal justice, when a convicted criminal is punished, it’s often referred to as “paying a debt to society.”  Last week, Leo Wixom III, Archbold police chief, said the village has started to charge the Norfolk More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, will visit Archbold High School, Thursday. Feb. 26, according to David Deskins, superintendent. Archbold Boy Scouts won the annual Klondike Derby, Saturday. Jan. 31. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Epiphany Six  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Bruce Rupp, testimony; Byron Dickey, worship leader. More...

Bible Quiz Has Spirit Day

Every year, area Bible quizzers look forward to Team Spirit Day, when teams can dress up and act out their team names.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Feb. 8: Priscilla Villarreal, Alvordton, girl.  Feb. 10: Breanne & Jordan Kinder, Wauseon, girl.  Feb. 12: Mackenzie & Jordan Plassman, Napoleon, girl.   More...