2007-09-05

Departments Get Radios



From left: Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police Department Chief, Rod Cheney, Fulton County Emergency Management Agency deputy director, and Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, hold three of six new radios the two departments received. The radios were purchased through a federally-funded State Homeland Security Program grant. Fulton County has received more than $320,000 from the grant program, most of which […]

Public Meetings



School Board Pettisville School Board: Monday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Township Trustees German Township Trustees meet Monday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board meets Thursday, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. […]

Honor Student



Melissa J. Lamb, Pettisville, criminal justice technology student at Owens Community College, was named to the honors list, summer semester. Students must achieve a 3.5 grade-point average. —— A couple held their wedding on the Fulton Co. Fairgrounds in 1936. A Fair Board member conducted the ceremony.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1997 Pettisville school district received $500,000 in state school repair funds Thursday. The money is a share of the $200 million that rural districts may receive for emergency building repairs. Headline- Russian Methodists Visit Ohio; Spend Evening With Ministers Allen Beck, son of Leonard and Wilma Beck, Pettisville, was honored with the award of […]

Vehicle Rollover



The Ohio State Highway Patrol report on a one-car rollover accident, Monday evening, Sept. 3, was not available at press time. Rescue squads were called to the crash site, St. Rt. 66 just south of the Zone school, but were cancelled before arrival.- photo by David Pugh

Archbold Fire Log



Aug. 18 4:39 am: 4754 Williams Co. Rd. 22.75, structure fire, call cancelled. Aug. 20 9:44 am: Short-Buehrer Rd., backhoe fire, owner: Morton Buildings, Morton, Ill., cause: rain created short circuit in electrical wiring; damage: $2,000. Aug. 21 8:38 am: Fairlawn Haven, fire alarm, alarm malfunction. 11:11 am: Cooper-Standard, fire alarm, faulty heat detector, false alarm. Aug. 22 3:18 pm: […]

Local Man Assists With Flood Relief



George Sessen, Archbold, a member of the Fulton County Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) traveled to Ottawa over the weekend of Aug. 25-26 to assist Putnam County Red Cross officials in flood recovery efforts. Sessen was one of three Fulton County Red Cross DAT members who went to Ottawa. They conducted damage assessments, which will be used to determine […]

Old Photo Corner



Honored blood donors in 1974, from left: Cal Short, 2 gallons; Don Hornish, 1 gallon; Terry Miller, 1 gallon; Bob DeVries, 2 gallons-

Complaint Filed After Alleged Harassment



Archbold Police officers are investigating the alleged harassment of a 13-year-old Archbold girl at the Archbold Football Field. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said the parents of the 13-year-old filed the complaint. They allege their daughter was harassed at the field by a 16- year-old girl, also from Archbold. The alleged harassment, which reportedly occurred between 3 pm Thursday, Aug. […]

OBITUARY Paid Memorial

Opal M. Hayes

OBITUARY Paid Memorial Opal M. Hayes, 91, of Archbold, passed away late Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007 at the University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo. Prior to her retirement, she had worked for Sauder Manufacturing and the Barn Restaurant. She was also a volunteer for Fulton Manor. Mrs. Hayes was born on Dec. 7, 1915 in Stryker to George and […]


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