Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold (16-0, 7-0 NWOAL) finished the season undefeated and won the 2014 Northwest Ohio Athletic League championships. Archbold traveled to Montpelier for the first round of the league tournament. The number-one seeded Streaks faced eighth-seeded Evergreen, Tuesday, Feb. 4, and won 46-10. Andi Peterson led all scorers with 19 points. Lily Krieger, Blair Bucklew and […]

Six Indicted By Grand Jury

A Fulton County Grand Jury met Monday, Feb. 10, and handed down indictments against six persons: •Jason F. Brown, 40, Delta; indicted on one count, felonious assault; allegedly on or about Jan. 13, allegedly caused serious harm to another. •Richard P. Roth, 22, Toledo; indicted on three counts each, trafficking in marijuana and permitting drug abuse; on or about Dec. […]

Co. Rd. 24

A Very Hard Decision

Fulton and Henry county commissioners got an earful from opponents about moving St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 during a Thursday, Feb. 13 public hearing. An idea that’s been discussed for decades, it surfaced again in January 2011, when commissioners from Fulton, Henry, and Defiance counties met. At that time Defiance County dropped out, citing concerns about traffic moving […]

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester at Bluffton University: Andrea Allan*, Hannah Holsopple, Matthew Mc- Coy*, Eliot Nofziger*, Adrian Ramirez, Jessica Ramirez, Kaihle Sauder*, Hannah Short*, Laura Short*, Margaret Short*, all of Archbold; Adriane Bruner, Wauseon*; Zachary Kempf, Pettisville. Students must earn at least a 3.6 gpa to qualify. Students with a […]

Mary L. Beck

Mary L. Beck, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she lived the last year. She was born Jan. 18, 1929, near Stryker, to the late Myron and Herma (Short) Schmucker. Mary graduated as the valedictorian from Archbold High School in 1947, and began work as a secretary […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004 Liechty Farm Equipment recently purchased Grand Rental Station, 1335 North Shoop Ave., Wauseon. More than 110,000 rainbow trout, measuring 10 to 13 inches, are being released in 47 Ohio bodies of water from March through May. Some of the trout locations will feature youth-only angler events this year. Deaths– Dorothea Buehrer, 88, Ridgeville […]

Archbold Police Getting New SUV

The Archbold Police Department will be getting a new Ford Utility Police Interceptor. Village Council approved purchasing the sport-utility style vehicle during its Monday, Feb. 17 meeting. Purchase price for the vehicle is $27,498 from Rich Ford, said Thom Ross, assistant police chief. Speaking to council, Ross said APD looked at other models. The Chevrolet Tahoe SUV was not available, […]


R. Duane Eash, 75, Archbold, died Feb. 17, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Mary. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

BBC Scholar Athletes

The Buckeye Border Conference has named winter scholar athletes from its member schools. To qualify, students must be juniors or seniors, be a varsity letterwinner during the season of recognition, and have a minimum of a 3.25 accumulative gpa. Pettisville Jeremy Mann, Ben Graber, Eli King, Josh Liechty, Noah Miller, boys basketball; Lauren Hostetler, Audra Klopfenstein, Olivia Wright, Mikala Avina, […]

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club will have its first meeting, Monday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.–Peggy Kruse, head advisor —– The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club will have its first meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., at St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira. There is a change in dues. There will be a flat rate of $20 for […]

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