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Relay Underway

Members of the Sauder Manufacturing Company Relay for Life team start on their “banner” lap during Fulton County Relay For Life, Friday-Saturday, June 7-8. From left: Lucinda Ruby, Bill Phelps, Sheri Bosco, and Sommer Mello.– photo by David Pugh

Relay For Life Raises More Than $111,000

Amanda Bird, public relations chairman for the annual American Cancer Society Fulton County Relay For Life, said as of Monday, the event raised just over $111,000. The fundraiser involves teams who collect pledges for the number of laps completed around the Fulton County Fairgrounds midway. Teams also sell food items and crafts, and offer games to raise money. The event […]

High Water Fills Low Land

Water stands in this low area west of the intersection of Williams County Rd. H (which aligns with Fulton County Rd. D), and Williams Country Rd. 22.75, Sunday, June 2. To the left, the hillside is alive with green; the lowlands host hundreds of yellow wildflowers. The previous evening, Saturday, June 1, the Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant recorded 2.5 inches […]

Area Residents In Archbold Community Theatre Show

Brandon Beck, 14, Archbold, has one of the lead roles in the upcoming Archbold Community Theatre Production of “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.” Beck plays the role of Peter in the fantasy adapted from the children’s book of the same name by British author C.S. Lewis. It was published in 1950. Peter is the eldest of four siblings […]

On The Last Day, We Danced

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold Elementary School principal, leads her students in an informal dance party in the gym at the end of the last day of school, Thursday, May 30. On the left are Aubree Hurst, Dean Thatcher, and Klaire Kern.– photo by David Pugh

Girls On The Run About More Than Running



Twice a year, in the fall and spring, girls in third through fifth grades at Archbold are offered the opportunity to join Girls on the Run. While, yes, they run as part of the program, Girls on the Run is way more than a running club. “It’s a 12-week program where they meet twice a week, and there’s a whole […]

Scouts Recreate First Meeting

Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63 held its Tuesday, May 28 meeting at the Archbold Municipal Building, where the group held its first meeting 75 years ago, in May 1944. In this photo, Paul Reichert, scoutmaster, conducts the meeting.– photo by David Pugh

Three File For Reelection

Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, German Township trustee, and Dave Murry and Larry Neuenschwander, Clinton Township trustees, have filed nominating petitions for reelection. Elected officials whose terms expired at the end of this year, and wish to continue to serve, have until 4 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 7, to file petitions in order for their names to appear on the Nov. 5 general […]

No Boating?

Water was standing in this woods near the Tiffin River on Co. Rd. G, Sunday, June 2. Normally, a sign stating “Posted” means “No Trespassing” warnings have been placed. After about 2 1/2 inches of rain fell Saturday night, June 1, this sign might mean the area is “posted” as no boating allowed.– photo by David Pugh

Water Contamination Is Topic At Council

Man Asks About Water Notice

John Tucker, Archbold, attended the Monday, June 3 meeting of Archbold Village Council to ask about “water contamination.” Village residents received notices in their water bills on Friday, May 31, explaining that tests show the Archbold municipal water system is over Ohio Environmental Protection Agency limits for total trihalomethanes (TTHM). Vaughn Bentz, a councilman, said the OEPA allows up to […]


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