Why Single Parents Should Consider A Family-Oriented Wedding When They Remarry

When Tabitha Irwin began dating Michael Leach, she would never have predicted that this casual friend would turn out to be the man of her dreams. But once she realized that the 30-year-old radio producer had a heart big enough to embrace her and her four-year-old son Calym, she was smitten. By the following year, the couple announced their engagement. […]

Mini-Pickup Truck Hits Utility Pole; Other Area Auto Accidents Reported

Troy L. Evers, 44, Archbold, was involved in a single-vehicle crash about 7 am Friday, Feb. 1, when the mini-pickup truck he was driving went out of control. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Evers was driving north on St. Rt. 66, when the pickup went out of control on the snow- and icecovered roads. The vehicle went off […]


Archbold 7th Grade Boys Basketball In the second round of tournament action, the Blue Streaks faced Swanton. Archbold struggled offensively with Swanton’s zone defense. Leading 15-10 at the break, Archbold came out in the second half and continued to struggle finding its shot. Swanton outscored Archbold 6-4 in the quarter. In the fourth, Swanton cut the gap to 1, 19-18. […]

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Beyond the Bliss:

Get to Know Your Spouse Before You Tie the Knot

Speak to anyone who has been married for years, and you will often find that communication is the key to a successful relationship. However, many couples enter a marriage without really knowing about their spouses, or how they feel about certain beliefs, hopes, aspirations, or even financial concerns. After the glow of the wedding is over, couples who haven’t discussed […]

Free CPR Classes Open To Public Can Save Lives

Members of the community can learn critical lifesaving skills in a series of cardiopulmonary resuscitation teaching events, including two open to the general public in Archbold. Rod Cheney, a paramedic with the Archbold Fire Department, said AFD firefighters will teach CPR on three days. Students at Archbold High School have a chance to take the course, today, Wednesday. There are […]


Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold opened tournament action with a 19-9 victory over Montpelier, Tuesday, Feb. 5. With both teams playing good defense, the score remained close throughout. Archbold put together an 8-0 run in the second to lead 10-2 at the half. Archbold maintained the lead in the second half to seal a victory. The Streaks continued to […]

Don’t Let Your Guests Get Lost On Your Big Day

Planning to get married any time soon? It’s true what they say- your wedding day is one of the most important and defining moments in your life. How do you envision yours? In a perfect world, everything will go like clockwork. At exactly 1 o’clock, the music will start to play, all the guests will arrive on-time and anxiously wait […]

Crime Stopper

Crime Stopper needs help to solve a chain saw theft, valued at $400. It was taken from the garage of a home in the 7000 block of Co. Rd. A, near Liberty Center. Informants contact 1-800- 255-1122. Rewards.


Kendra Stahl, a 2004 AHS graduate and daughter of Tim and Barb Stahl, scored led Huntington (Ind.) University with 22 points in an 82-79 women’s basketball loss to Taylor (Ind.) University, Wednesday, Feb. 6. Stahl was 11/19 from the field. She also grabbed four rebounds.

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