Honor Students

Andrea Aeschliman, PHS ‘16 and daughter of John and Lisa, was named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Bethel College, Mishawaka, Ind. —— Tyson Lersch and Lyndsey Rupp, both of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa […]

Man Sentenced

A Wauseon man was sentenced on a drug-related charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Thursday, March 2: •Devon Harris, 22; originally indicted Aug. 15, 2016, on one count each, aggravated trafficking in drugs, permitting drug abuse; entered guilty plea in January to permitting drug abuse; on June 14, 2016, he was the driver during a drug sale; sentenced to […]


Ticket info for AHS boys basketball semifinal against Roger Bacon, Friday, 2 pm, at the Schottenstein Center, OSU, Columbus: All tickets: $10. All tickets are reserved seats. Children 2-under: free. Doors open at 1:15 pm. Tickets will be sold in the AHS athletic office only; not the middle school or elementary. Monday, March 20, 5-8 pm: Basketball players, cheerleaders, managers. […]

“Furious Rage” Wins Championship

“Furious Rage” swept through the triple elimination brackets at the Sunday, March 12 Bible quiz meet to claim the 2017 area tournament championship with five straight wins. The Pettisville Missionary team consists of, from left: Joshua Norr, Sammy Ruffer, Weston Ruffer, Hyatt Stamm, and Isaac Norr, who quizzed out in all five matches. They are coached by Nick and Rafaella […]

Lauber: Time To Get Public Involved In Fire Department Debate

Bruce Lauber, president of the German Township Trustees, said he believes it’s time for the community to get involved in the debate over the Archbold Fire Department. Speaking at the Monday, March 13, township trustees meeting, Lauber said it’s time to find out how the people want to proceed. Since last summer, village officials have been pursuing a goal of […]

Archbold Native Hodges Resigns As Ohio Department of Health Director

Rick Hodges, an Archbold native and 1981 AHS graduate, has announced his resignation as the director of the Ohio Department of Health. In a telephone interview with this newspaper, Hodges said, “I’ve been in state government for six years, and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. I am truly grateful to the governor.  “Now I want to look at new […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

The Second Sunday of Lent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Urgency in ‘Easy’ times in light of ‘End’ times: Mark 13-1-36,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Music team, prelude; Peg & Molly Bruner, offertory; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Amanda Short, worship leader; Mary Lou Beck, childrens lesson. Message, “Blowin’ In […]

Streaks Play Stritch In Regional Semifinal

When Archbold (20-5) plays Cardinal Stritch (21- 4) in a Division III regional boys basketball semifinal tonight, Wednesday, 8 pm, at Bowling Green State University, they’ll battle a team on a 12-game win streak. The Cardinals finished the regular season with an 18-4 record, and placed second in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference at 11-3. Seeded fourth in the Toledo […]

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Fulton Co. Health Center March 5: Priya & Neil Patel, Napoleon, boy. March 7: Danielle & Cole Tejkl, Wauseon, boy. March 8: Jessica & Eric Reimund, Wauseon, boy.

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