March 27, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Sauder Carries On Art Of Chair Caning

Shortly before David Sauder was married in 1959, he was at work building silos when he fell.  He was left with broken arms, leaving him unable to do that job.  But his injuries didn’t prevent his mother, Huldah, from teaching him how More...

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Obituaries

Lester L. Gericke

Lester L. More...

Martha E. King

Martha E. King, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 21, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold.  She was born Dec. More...

People

Shorts Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Rex and Dorothy Short, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Rex Short, Archbold, and Dorothy Troyer, Wayland, Iowa, were married March 28, 1959, at the Ferncliff Evangelical Free Church, Wayland, Iowa.  More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Cameron Short, AHS ‘17 and son of Stan and Sue, is a member of the Ashland University College Republicans.  Short is a history major.  The purpose of College Republicans is to promote Republican ideals, introduce members to political More...

Sports

Frank Named Coach Of Year In Div. Iii

Joe Frank added to his list of accolades last week when he was named the Division III Boys Basketball Coach of the Year by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association.  In his first year as head coach, Frank guided Archbold as the Blue Streaks finis More...

Archbold Track Teams Open Season

The spring track season has opened, and Dina Gladieux, Archbold head coach, welcomes back 14 letterwinners on the boys team and 15 on the girls team.  Gladieux is in her ninth year as AHS head coach; she spent 20 years as an assistant.  Th More...

AHS Softball Opens Season With 13-1 Win

Archbold scored four runs in three on its way to a 13-1 five-inning victory over Liberty Benton, Monday, March 25, in their season opener at Memorial Park.  The Eagles opened the game with a run in the top of the first inning, but that was all t More...

Auction Items Have Unique Stories

53rd Annual Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary

The annual Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction is known for its unique items.  From handmade quilts and wooden toys to plants, candy, and pies, each item tells a story of love and concern for others.  This year, at least one item is unique for More...

‘Seussical’ Is A Fun Study In Rhythm And Rhyme

One thing is clear about “Seussical,” the musical Archbold High School students perform April 12-13-14.  It’s fun.  The musical incorporates many of the characters and the stories of author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known to e More...

 

News

Retailers Interested In Archbold

Matt Gilroy, Fulton County Economic Development Corporation executive director, said the Archbold area is attracting the attention of retail businesses.  Interviewed yesterday, Tuesday, Gilroy said there is “nothing definite that is ready More...

State Gas Tax Amount Undecided

The future of an increase in the Ohio motor fuel tax, commonly called the gas tax, was still up in the air on Monday.  Mike DeWine, Ohio governor, initially proposed an increase of 18 cents per gallon in the tax on gasoline in February, after an More...

Illegal Dumping In German Township

There have been cases of illegal dumping of refuse in German Township, said Bob Apger, German Township cemetery sexton.  Speaking to the German Township Trustees at their Monday, March 25 meeting, Apger said over the last three weeks, he’s More...

Public Record

Archbold Man Indicted On Alleged Sex Crimes

Michael Anthony Ledesma, 49, Archbold, was indicted in a five-count indictment handed down by the Fulton County grand jury, Monday, March 18.  In a press release, Scott A. More...

Local Woman Arrested On Domestic Charge

Alyssa Martinez, 19, East Gardens, was arrested on a charge domestic violence on Tuesday, March 19, at her residence, an Archbold police report states.  Austin Head, 25, rural Delta, arrived at the Archbold police station about 3:15 pm and told More...

Property Damage Reports

Reports of property damage, including a fire in the Ruihley Park restroom, were filed with Archbold police.  A woman contacted police on Saturday, March 16, and reported she had smelled smoke in a restroom in the park. More...

Opinion

The Public Has A Right To Read The Mueller Report

Conservatives and liberals agree on few things, but both sides are in agreement on at least one.  The results of the investigation conducted by Robert Mueller must be made public.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 1, 2009   Pam Sauder and her husband, Mike, were riding separate motorcycles on Henry Co. Rd. U, Wednesday, April 16, 2008, when the wind caught Pam’s bike and slammed it into a guardrail.  More...

Old Photo Corner

Zeno Miller, rural Pettisville, found this poster of an Archbold Christmas promotion, possibly from the 1960s. The promotion encouraged people to shop in Archbold for the holiday season. Notice the top prize was three ponies! More...

Religion

Top 25 Bible Quizzers

The top 25 Bible quizzers for the 2019 North- west Ohio Bible Quiz season are pictured above. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lent Three  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Gordon Schumacher, worship leader. Message, “Patterns In Genesis-Joseph: In the Pits,” Genesis 37:12- 36, Roger Andrews. More...