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Flood Warning

The driver of this vehicle attempts to negotiate high water on Co Rd 23 in the Darby’s Corners area. High water blocked roads in three directions at the Co. Rd. 23-Co. Rd. J intersection Wed. afternoon. The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has extended the FLOOD WARNING for the Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance, Fulton and Williams counties. […]

Man Facing Charges Over Theft From Local Convenience Store

Keil J. Thatcher, 22, rural Stryker, is facing a theft charge in Fulton County Western District Court on Tuesday, Feb. 12, after allegedly attempting to steal two candy bars. The Archbold Police report on the incident states officers were called to the Friendship Food Mart at 12:48 am Saturday, Feb. 2. The police report states Thatcher approached the counter, and […]

Watch Me Walk!


Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold hosted Liberty Center, Tuesday, Jan. 22 and posted a dominating 67-20 victory to improve to 10-1. The boys came out in a stuffing man-to-man press and had a huge 27-2 advantage after one quarter. Many steals led to many fast-break opportunities as Luke Kammeyer and Nate Rodriguez each scored 9 points. Tanner Wyse added […]

Flooding Hits the Archbold Area

Feb. 7, 2008

The Tiffin River comes close to the bottom of the Lockport Bridge. SR 20A west of SR 66. Co Rd J east of CR 23, Darby’s Corners. Co Rd J west of CR 23, Darby’s Corners. Water comes close to a home at SR 66 and CR J. This frog should feel right at home in the flood waters at […]

Local Man In Accident With Semi Truck Jan. 30

David Garmenn, 36, Archbold, was taken to the Fulton County Health Center Wednesday, Jan. 30, after the pickup he was driving collided with a semi truck. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states the semi, driven by Anthony Mitchell, 32, Mableton, Ga., owned by West- ern Express, Nashville, Tenn., was traveling north on Co. Rd. 22. The OSHP report states […]

100 Day Concentration

Birds Pick Up 57-32 BBC Win At Fayette

The Pettisville girls basketball team sprinted out to a 13-4 first-quarter lead at Fayette on its way to a 57-32 Buckeye Border Conference victory, Thursday, Jan. 31. Pettisville is 12-6, 7-2 BBC. Fayette dropped to 4-13, 4-5 BBC. The score was knotted at 4 when Jodi Spotts broke the tie with 2:50 left in the first. She started a 9-0 […]

New Street Will Connect To Burke

The unnamed street that will extend south from Lafayette will extend an additional 550 feet to the south, connecting with Burke Street. Archbold Village Councilmen discussed the project during their Monday night, Feb. 4 meeting. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the street was extended to connect to a second entrance at the southern end of the Archbold Evangelical Church […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon.