Archbold Police Log

    March 16 No reports. March 17 No reports. March 18 7:20 am: A car, driven by Cathy E. Mavis, 51, rural Archbold, was traveling south on N. Defiance St., stopped for traffic at the Stryker St. intersection. Full Story

Archbold EMS Log

    March 4 1:08 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. March 5 5:38 pm: East Gardens, medical, transported to FCHC. 6:34 pm; Sauder Woodworking, Meyer Rd. plant; medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Full Story

Fulton County Court News

    Common Pleas Court Ann Baronas-Jonke, Toledo, plaintiff vs. William Jonke, Toledo, defendant. Divorce. Michael Burkholder, Archbold and Lisa Burkholder, Garden Grove, Calif., petitioners. Divorce. Amy Dumm, Delta, plaintiff vs. Full Story

Screen Damaged

    Jennie Waidelich, Holland Court Apartments, told Archbold Police on Thursday, March 20, she discovered a window screen at her residence was damaged sometime between Tuesday, March 18, and the day of the report. Full Story

Archbold Fire Log

    March 7 12:55 pm: Vehicle fire, Huntington Bank south branch parking lot, vehicle owner: Emily J. Villalovos, Archbold; damage: $2,000. Full Story

Public Meetings

    Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, March 31, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Full Story


    Virginia Freeman, 81, formerly of Archbold, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at Tampa, Fla. Survivors include her husband, Howard. Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Full Story


    Clifford C. Nafziger, 90, Archbold, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon. Survivors include his wife, Mary. Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Full Story


    George E. Dyer, 59, Fayette, died Sunday, March 23, 2008 at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice. Full Story

Western Dist. Court News

    ( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second, legal speed. Full Story

Scrap Metal, Bicycle Taken

    Scrap metal, valued at about $100, and a bicycle worth $65 were stolen, Archbold Police Reports say. Full Story

Autos Collide On E. Williams

    The Archbold Police Department released a report of a vehicle mishap, which occurred about 12:04 pm, Sunday, March 23. The report states Jennifer L. Dominique, 24, 220 E. Full Story

County Grand Jury Indicts 23

    The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down indictments against 23 persons on Monday, March 17. •Javier R. Full Story

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Parents Announce May 10 Wedding

    Keith and Shirley Fruchey, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie, Archbold, to Tyler Boettger, Archbold, son of Mark Boettger, Wauseon. Full Story

Walter Scholarship Winners Announced

    Nathan Stoltzfus, a senior at Gorham-Fayette High School, was the 2008 recipient of Fulton County's $500 Franklin B. Walter scholarship. The Franklin B. Full Story

Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday

    A statewide tornado drill will be conducted today, Wednesday, March 26 at 9:50 a.m. All schools, businesses and households should exercise emergency plans and practice tornado drills. Full Story

This robin was confused, Saturday, March 22, looking for a worm. Temperatures reached the 50s March 18-19 and melted the snow. The thermometer dropped and a storm dumped six more inches of snow on Archbold, Friday night, March 21. - photo by Mary Huber 009p1_xlg.jpg

This Snow Is For The Birds!

   This robin was confused, Saturday, March 22, looking for a worm. Temperatures reached the 50s March 18-19 and melted the snow. The thermometer dropped and a storm dumped six more inches of snow on Archbold, Friday night, March 21. Full Story

Woman Reports 34 Robins In Yard

    Mary Ann Baumgartner, who lives in the 7100 block of Co. Rd. 21, reported she had 34 robins in her yard Tuesday morning, March 25. "You never see robins in a group of 34. Full Story

Jason Martz stands amid the Archbold village snowplow trucks at the East Holland Street garage. Martz, a 15-year village employee was named street commissioner in mid-January. He said things are running smoothly since he's taken over the job. He said he has a great team - photo by David Pugh 011p1_xlg.jpg

Martz Likes Street Commissioner Job

    There are some bosses who, in the wee hours of the morning would call out their workers, then go back to bed. Not Jason Martz, who was named Archbold street commissioner in mid-January, when Grant Bernath retired from the post. Full Story

4-H News

    The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4- H Club held its second meeting, Tuesday, March 11. Officers are Taylor Creager, president; Taylor Kruse, vice president; Sarah Pratt, secretary/reporter: and Erica King, treasurer. Full Story

Honor Student

    Levi Rupp, a senior chemistry major at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Ind., was named to the Dean's List, winter quarter. He is the son of Phillip and Judith, Archbold. Full Story

Six letterwinners who return for the Blue Streak baseball team are, from left: David Dominique, David Rupp, Kyle Walker, Marc Miller, Jack Downey, Ben Brader.- photo by Mary Huber 045p1_xlg.jpg

Six Letterwinners Return For Blue Streak Baseball

    Kevin "Scoop" Miller, Archbold head baseball coach, welcomes six letterwinners from last year's squad that finished 19-9, 5-3 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. Full Story

Letterwinners on the AHS girls track team are, front row from left: Grace Yoder, Autumn Lantz, Aleah Lambright, Tori Burkholder, Deena Cowell. Standing: Laura Bowman, Katrina Gobrogge, Melinda Sauder, Emily Snyder, Ashlie Horst, Haley Nemcik, Brittany Hammersmith, Bree Gobrogge, Brooke Dohm, Nicole Davis, Jackie Bell.- photo by Mary Huber 046p1_xlg.jpg
Letterwinners returning on the AHS boys track team are, kneeling from left: Josh Penrod, Jacob Yoder, Michael Volkman, Noah Pelmear, Garrett Waidelich, Breon Price, Adam Heaston. Standing: Joel Lange, Ethan Meyers, Nate Hammersmith, Josh Meyers, Brian Grime, Colin Shannon, Ian Cody, Jacob Gobrogge, Jake Fidler, Justin Storrer.- photo by Mary Huber 046p2_xlg.jpg

Numbers Strong For AHS Track Teams

    The Archbold track team is ready to spring into action in 2008 with plenty of bodies for John Downey, head coach, who is in his 25th season. Full Story

Returning for AHS softball are, from left: Adi Lange, Laura Wyse, Dani Newman, Lauren Kern, Andrea Allan.- photo by Mary Huber 047p1_xlg.jpg