New Library Board Member Approved

The Archbold School Board approved Andrea M. Stevens for a post on the Archbold Community Library Board at its Monday, March 23 meeting. A term on the library board is seven years. Her appointment was made effective Jan. 1, 2020. The board also approved four donations to the district. Two were donations to the football program, both from anonymous donors. […]

Coronavirus Updates


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FFA News

During the week of Feb. 16, Pettisville FFA participated in National FFA Week. There was a theme to wear certain clothing each day. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the Pettisville FFA Alumni and Friends group paid for the ag class to have donuts during class, and the theme was flannel. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the FFA hosted a pancake breakfast for […]

FCHC Takes Precautions

The blue tent at right, outside the Fulton County Health Center emergency entrance, was put up last week as a precaution. Steve McCoy, marketing and planning director for FCHC, said if there is a surge in people coming to the hospital, they will be screened in the tent for COVID-19 before entering the building. The Fulton County Fireman’s Fire Safety […]

Ginn Resigns From Village Council Seat

Archbold Village Council is seeking a replacement for Drew Ginn, who resigned from his seat. Council discussed his resignation at its Monday, March 16 meeting. BradGrime, mayor, said Ginn has accepted a job offer in South Carolina. Donna Dettling, village administrator, said council has 30 days to name a successor; if it does not make an appointment in 30 days, […]

Council Decides Against Declaring Emergency Declaration At This Time

Brad Grime, Archbold mayor, and Archbold Village Council opted not to declare an emergency in a special emergency council meeting, Saturday morning, March 21. Grime said the village is already under emergency declarations from both the state of Ohio and Fulton County in response to the threat of the Coronavirus. The Fulton County Commissioners approved their emergency declaration, Thursday, March […]

St. Rt. 2-Co. Rd. 24 Intersection Safety Study Okayed

In conjunction with the German Township Trustees, Archbold officials authorized a safety study of the intersection of Stryker Street, St. Rt. 2, and Co. Rd. 24. The council streets and sidewalks committee heard a presentation on the project in a meeting following the Monday, March 17 council meeting. Dexter Krueger, assistant village engineer, told committee members DGL Consulting Engineers, Maumee, […]

Selgo Details Meal Plan For Archbold Students During School Shutdown

Jayson Selgo, superintendent of the Archbold School District, reviewed a tentative plan for feeding children who rely on the district for meals at the Monday, March 23 school board meeting. Students in schools across Ohio are currently away from their classrooms as a result of an order from Mike DeWine, governor. DeWine handed down the order Thursday, March 12. School […]

Meal, Academic Plans For Pettisville Schools

Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville School District, said district officials will begin providing students with educational activities today, Wednesday. In a statement yesterday, Tuesday, Switizer said, “Pettisville Schools will start a phased rollout of some online educational activities, beginning with the junior high and high school this Wednesday, March 25. “Some elementary classes sent hardcopy packets home with the […]

EMA Seeks Personal Protective Equipment

The Fulton County Emergency Management Agency is seeking help in securing personal protective equipment, or PPE. In social media posts dated Wednesday and Thursday, March 18-19, the Fulton County Health Department asked doctors offices, clinics, veterinary practices, outpatient surgical centers, labs, and other facilities “to consider rescheduling elective procedures and provide surgical masks, N95 masks, gloves, face shields, disposable gowns, […]

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