Man Cited For DUI Following Wreck

Charles Lynn Wyse, 52, Archbold, was cited for DUI following a crash in York Township about 11:35 pm Saturday, March 8. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Wyse was traveling west on Co. Rd. H, when he lost control of a minipickup. The truck went off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole. The crash […]

Lantz Sets School Records At Indoor Track Meet

Autumn Lantz, sophomore at Archbold High School, competed in the Division II/III Ohio State Indoor Track Meet at the University of Akron, Saturday, March 15. She qualified to run in the 60- and 200-meter dashes by competing in indoor track meets over the winter. The top 16 competitors with the fastest times advanced to the state meet. Lantz took fifth […]

Police To Crack Down On Stop Bar Violations, Particularly Downtown

Archbold Village Council asked the Archbold Police Department to begin cracking down on drivers who ignore the stop bars at intersections. Particularly, council singled out the North Defiance Street intersections of Holland and Stryker streets. Council made the request at their Monday night, March 17 meeting. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said the stop bar, also referred to as a […]

Hard Working Kids

Parents Announce May 17 Wedding

William and Elaine Leininger, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Marie Leininger to Justin Trent Dopp, the son of Roger Dopp, Continental, and Grace Shafer, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 1996 Archbold High School graduate, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science from the Ohio State University and a Masters of Arts in Speech […]

Boating Course

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft offers a one-day Ohio Boating Education Course, Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Wauseon Public Library, downtown Wauseon. It covers state/federal navigation rules, safety. —— People ask me what I do in the winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do: I stare out the window […]

Easter Egg Hunt Dates Scheduled

Youngsters will have two chances to hunt Easter eggs Saturday, March 22 and one chance on March 29 when Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners run their egg hunts. Archbold’s Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt was postponed from Friday, March 14 to Saturday, March 22, because of muddy conditions in Ruihley Park. The rescheduled egg hunt, sponsored by the Archbold Parks and […]

Partnerships For Success Tackles Teen Drinking

The statistics are alarming. A 2005 Fulton County Health Department survey showed that 35% of Fulton County teens, ages 17 to 18, have been “binge drinking” in the last 30 days. Binge drinking is defined as five or more alcoholic drinks at a sitting. For youngsters 12 to 13, the number is just 8%. For 14- to 16-year-olds, the number […]

Couple To Exchange Vows In West Unity

Tim and Vickie Nofziger, West Unity announce the engagement of their daughter, Kortney Sue Nofziger to Jason Albert Kessler, son of Roger and Kim Kessler, Fayette. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Hilltop High School and a 2007 graduate of Salon Professionals Academy of Perrysburg. She is a licensed cosmetologist at Southern Breeze, Wauseon. She is also employed at […]


Dan Borcherdt, a 2005 AHS graduate and son of Bob and Judy Borcherdt, is one of five members of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s basketball team recognized by the American Mideast Conference South Division. Borcherdt was an honorable mention selection. The 6-foot junior guard averaged 10.8 points per game and dished out a team-high 128 assists during the regular […]

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