Michael P. “Mike” Rupp

Michael P. “Mike” Rupp  Michael Rupp  Michael P. “Mike” Rupp, 60, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center, in Wauseon, after a long battle with leukemia. Prior to his retirement he had owned and operated “The Pop Shop” in Archbold for over 25 years. Mr. Rupp was born in Wauseon on […]

Village Council Approves Appointments, Committees

There was only one change in mayoral appointments for 2008, Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, told council members at the Monday night, Jan. 21 meeting. After 14 years of service, Kathy Beck decided to step down from the Archbold Park Board. Wyse appointed Keith Radabaugh to fill the term that expires in 2011. Council approved the appointments during the Monday meeting. […]


Archbold 8th Grade Girls Basketball

Archbold jumped out to an 18-5 lead at halftime on the way to a 38-11 victory over Fayette, Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Streaks played solid defense and moved the ball on offense for some good shots. Britt Wyse played a good game on both ends of the court and led all scorers with 10 points. Abby Short had 8; Mindy […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 13 2:47 am: Traffic stop, lost truck driver, 1600 block S. Defiance St., gave directions. Jan. 14 9:48 am: Citation to Daniel M. Wheeler, 64, rural Stryker, improper lane, 1800 block S. Defiance St. 10:12 pm: Loud music, 200 block Dogwood Ct., advised to turn it down. Jan. 15 9:55 am: A sport-utility vehicle, driven by Jeremy A. Hamilton, […]

NSCC Enrollment Over 3,400 For Spring Semester

Enrollment for the spring semester at Northwest State Community College on Monday, Jan. 21, was 3,440 students, said Michael Brown, director of public relations and marketing. The number represents the head count at the college, which includes full- and part-time students, and those in both degree and certificate programs. The figure is up 2.6%, or 86, from the spring semester […]

Birds Up Record To 11-2

The Pettisville boys basketball team traveled to Hilltop for a Buckeye Border Conference matchup on Friday, Jan. 18. Using a 30-11 first half, PHS kept its league record perfect at 6-0 with a 57-33 victory. PHS hosted Liberty Center for a non-league contest, Saturday, Jan. 19. A 21-9 fourth quarter propelled the Birds (11- 2) to a 59-34 victory. PHS […]

Archbold EMS Log

Jan. 3 4:47 pm: 1100 block N. Buehrer St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. 5:13 pm: 500 block Buckeye St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Jan. 4 5:26 am: 300 block E. Holland St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. 11:38 am: 100 block Schlatter, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Jan. 5 4:33 am: 300 block E. Holland St., […]

County Unemployment Tops 6% In December

The Fulton County unemployment rate hit 6.6% for December 2007, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Tuesday, Jan. 21. It’s the highest unemployment rate in the Four County area. It is one tenth (.1) of a percentage point ahead of Henry County, which had 6.5% in December, ODJFS estimates said. Fulton County unemployment in October was 6%, […]

PHS Girls Beat Locos, Cadets; Fall To Tigers

The Pettisville girls basketball team went 2-1 last week to take its record to 11-5, 6-1 in the Buckeye Border Conference. Pettisville traveled to Montpelier for a non-league matchup, Tuesday, Jan. 15. Using a 16-6 second quarter, PHS won 46-40. Next on the Blackbirds’ schedule were the Hilltop Cadets, who fell 57-18 in a BBC contest. Pettisville traveled to Holgate, […]

Car Scratched, Rear Tires Slashed

Mindy Fairchild, a resident of East Gardens told Archbold Police her vehicle had been damaged in two separate incidents recently. Fairchild told officers that sometime between 11:30 pm Monday, Jan. 14, and 12:20 am Jan. 17, someone scratched the car finish. Then, on Thursday, Jan. 17, someone slashed the rear tires, doing $90 damage. Police are investigating.