Ag Awareness Day

Archbold FFA held Ag Awareness Day on Friday, May 16 to inform third graders about different areas of agriculture including dairy foods, wildlife, lawn mower safety, tractor safety, ATV safety, chemical safety, teamwork, and farm production animals. Top: Eli Rupp, left, discusses how to identify wildlife animals by the color of their fur. Paying close attention are Levie Rufenacht, Isaiah […]

Four Thefts Reported, Items Taken

The Archbold Police Department received reports of theft from a residence, garage, storage unit, and concession stand last week. One loss could total in the thousands of dollars. Ava Ferguson, 104 S. Lincoln St., called police about 7 pm, Saturday, May 24. She told offi- cers she had gone to the home of Heather L. Merillat, 501 West Street, to […]

Nofziger Wins Regional Long Jump Title; PHS Boys 4×800 Places Third

Haley Nofziger, a Pettisville High School junior, won a regional championship in the long jump at the Division III regional track and field championships, Wednesday, May 28 and Friday, May 30 at Ashland. Her jump of 16 feet, 9 1/2 inches was one inch farther than second-place Taylor Beck of Arlington. Nofziger placed fifth in the 300-meter hurdles, just out […]


  Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Monday, June 9, 1:30- 6:30 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 16035 Co. Rd. U, Napoleon. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: June 4, birthday day; June 11, "Father’s Day, Remembering Your Dad"; June 18, "Summer Fun and Food," […]

Archbold High School Class Of 2008

Members of the Class of 2008 listen to one of several speakers during graduation ceremonies, in the AHS gym Sunday, June 2. It was the last official act the members of the class performed as high school students. At the end of the program, they shifted the tassel on their mortarboard caps from left to right to became AHS alumni.- […]

Sirens Sound Sat. Morning For Suspected Tornado

An off-duty Wauseon police officer, driving between Assumption and Metamora, saw what he believed to be a funnel cloud about 1 am, Saturday morning, May 31. As a result, the Fulton County Sheriff Department dispatchers transmitted radio tones that set off tornado warning sirens all across the county, including three in Archbold. Rich Kilgour, 9-1-1 coordinator for the sheriff department, […]

Little League

Archbold Little League Team 1 traveled to Montpelier, Wednesday, May 28, and gave up three runs in the bottom of the sixth to drop a 9-8 heartbreaker. Tyson Schnitkey started on the mound and pitched three innings, giving up three runs on four hits while striking out six. Evan Wyse took the toughluck loss, pitching the final three innings and […]

2008-06-04 E-Edition

Last Bus Ride

Archbold students wait their turn to board the bus for their last trip   home of the 2007-08 school year on Friday, May 30.- photo by David         Pugh      

Three Vehicles Vandalized

Three vehicles were vandalized in the Village of Archbold, Sunday and Monday, May 25- 26, according to Archbold Police. Sometime between the hours of 3:15 am and 8:10 am, Sunday, May 25, two cars parked at the East Gardens Apartment were vandalized. Thom Ross, Archbold Police assistant chief, said Eva Gonzalez reported a car owned by Israel Lerma, address unknown, […]