Archbold Area Natives Share California Fire Experiences

As wildfires raged in California, people with connections to Archbold were impacted, some minimally, some greatly. The first fires began Sunday, Oct. 21, and were fanned by the roaring Santa Ana winds that raced across the mountains at speeds approaching 100 miles per hour. M Hundreds of homes were destroyed, and close to a million people were evacuated. Several lives […]

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 21 9:23 am: A pickup truck, driven by Jonathon G. Whithall, 19, rural Metamora, was traveling north on S. Defiance Street, 186 feet north of E. Lugbill Rd. A second pickup, driven by Carl A. Perkins, 44, Archbold, was traveling north on S. Defi- ance St., and was turning right into a private drive. The two vehicles collided. Whithall […]

United Way At $62,000 Oct. 24

As of Tuesday, Oct. 30, contributions to the 2007 Fulton County United Way totaled $62,000. The goal for this year’s campaign is the same as last year $340,000. According to Gina Saaf, United Way executive director, the dollar total represented donations from county residents and small businesses. Saaf said she expects contributions from large industries in the county to come […]

Streaks Are In The Playoffs!

It all came down to Week 10. A win was needed for a chance at the football playoffs. A win was needed after suffering back-to-back losses. A win was needed for Archbold seniors to bid farewell in their final home game of the season. The answer: a 35-13 thumping of the visiting Liberty Center Tigers, Friday, Oct. 26. The Streaks […]

Central Menn. Offers Thanksgiving Meals

Central Mennonite Church, St. Rt. 2, Archbold, will offer a free Thanksgiving take-out, or delivered meal. Call Connie at 419-446-2680 by Saturday, Nov. 10, to make arrangements.

No Changes In Polling Places For Fall Election

Voting places across Ohio will open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. for the Tuesday, Nov. 6 fall General Election. Ballots throughout the county include races for village mayors, council, school boards, township trustees, and township fiscal officers. Ohioans will vote on Issue 1, the only statewide issue on the ballot. Issue 1 is a referendum on a […]

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 12 11:47 am: Colony Meadows, rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. 6:18 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Oct. 13 1:35 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, refused treatment. Oct. 14 1:31 am: 400 block Clover Ln., ill, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 7:44 am: 5000 block Co. Rd. 19, medical, transported to FCHC. 9:49 am: 20000 block Co. […]


Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette. Fulton Co. Democratic Women’s Club Fulton County Democratic Women’s Club, Monday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m., White Lattice Café, 1290 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Agenda includes election of officers. Mountain Climbing […]

Blue Streaks Fall In District Final

The Archbold volleyball team’s dreams of advancing to the regional tournament came to an end, Saturday, Oct. 27. The Streaks lost to St. Henry 17-25, 21-25, 19-25 in the Division III district championship match at Napoleon. Archbold finished with a 23- 2 record and were undefeated champions of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Redskins (10-15) advance to the regional […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 15: Brady and Barry Hoylman, Archbold, girl; Dara Hardee, Fayette, boy. Oct. 18: Meredith and Jacob Grime, Archbold, boy. Oct. 19: Michelle Loar, Archbold, boy; Natalie Gill, Napoleon, girl. Oct. 20: Nicole and Jeff Jameson, Archbold, boy; Jennifer and Gregory Hardee, Wauseon, girl. Dan and Dena Ball, Indio, Calif., announce the birth of their daughter, […]

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