Ayersville 7, Pettisville 5

Ayersville defeated Pettisville 7-5 to win the Div. IV district softball championship at Bryan, Friday, May 18.–Updated 5.18, 10 pm —— Pettisville avenged an 8-2 loss to Antwerp in the Div. IV district semifinal last year with a 7-1 victory, Tuesday, May 15, at Bryan. The Birds scored two runs in the top of the first to set the tone […]


Fulton Co. Health Center May 7: Lynette & Clinton Shepard, McClure, girl. May 8: Jacqueline & Andrew Moyer, Archbold, girl.

Income Tax Collects Nearly $1.3 Million

Members of Archbold Village Council learned municipal income tax revenue for the month of April was up compared to last year, and that the year-to-date figure is more than 6.5% ahead of 2011. Speaking to council at its Monday, May 7 meeting, Dennis Howell, village administrator, said receipts for the month were $332,356.76. That figure is $55,003.98 more than was […]

Just Misses The Tag

Delmar Jay Sauder

Delmar Jay Sauder, age 81, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2012, as he watched TV in his recliner at his home in Fairlawn Haven, Archbold.  Delmar was born on July 13, 1930, to Erie and Leona Sauder, and lived all of his life in Archbold.  He attended Archbold High School until age 16, when he began working in the […]


AHS Chorale Earns Top State Rating

For the first time since 1998, the 56-member Archbold Chorale received a superior, or I, rating at state music competition. After receiving a superior in district competition at Archbold on March 16, the Chorale and the AHS women’s chorus went to Van Buren High School, Saturday, May 5. Chorale members waited in a cafeteria for the scores to be posted. […]

Archbold Police Log

May 4 9:27 am: Loose dog, 600 block S. Lincoln St., spoke to owner, advised to keep better track of dog. 2:20 pm: Subject found note in bathroom asking for help, Friendship Food Mart. 3 pm: Juvenile does not want to go home from Archbold Middle School with parents, spoke to juvenile and parents; juvenile went home with parents. 5:57 […]

Recipe Corner

Golden Grain Muffins

1 cup quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup natural bran 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup buttermilk* 1/2 cup honey 1 whole egg 1 egg white, beaten 1/4 cup canola oil 1 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup ground flaxseed 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup golden raisins, chopped Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a […]

AHS Boys 4×400 NWOAL Champions


Archbold, Evergreen To Play At Liberty Center

The Division III regional semifinal softball game between Archbold and Evergreen has been moved from Ashland to Liberty Center, Wednesday, May 23, 5 p.m. The winner plays in the regional final, Saturday, May 26, 12 p.m., at Ashland.–Posted 5.21, 1 pm

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