11-Year-Old Has Marijuana At Archbold Middle School

An 11-year-old Archbold boy is facing a charge of delinquency by way of possession of marijuana in Fulton County Juvenile court, after he was found to have marijuana at the Archbold Middle School. The Archbold Police Department report states on Monday, Aug. 25, other middle school students told Mike Pressler, middle school principal, that the boy had been bragging about […]

Flyin’ High!

Chris Leupp, Archbold, flies through the air in his Rough Truck racer, one of more than 100 competitors entered in the Fulton County Fair Rough Truck competition, Saturday night. The racers, driving pickups and sport-utility vehicles, make one lap of a track that includes a mud hole, jumps, and ramp in a race against the clock. Leupp won the event […]

Generosity Builds New Fairgrounds Fire Station

The fire trucks and ambulances working at the Fulton County Fairgrounds have a nice, new home. Constructed by the Fulton County Fireman Association, the building was originally estimated to cost nearly $300,000. Because of donated money, materials, and labor, the building was ready for the fair at a cost of about $120,000. The building was built without a dime of […]

Death Notices

Frederick “Fritz” Rosebrock, 86, Napoleon, died Aug. 26, 2008, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Pauline (Bischoff); three sons, Steven (Irene), Hudson, Mich., Randy (Donna) Rosebrock, Defiance, and Gary (Nola) Rosebrock, Napoleon; one daughter, Lynette Flowers, Napoleon; seven grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; three brothers, Alvin (Evelyn) Rosebrock, Carl (Charlotte) Rosebrock, and Henry (Mary) Rosebrock, Jr., all of Ridgeville Corners; two […]

2008 Citizen Of Year Applications Available

Application forms for the 2008 Archbold Citizen of the Year are available. Persons interested in nominating someone for the honor can secure an application online at www.archbold.com. Applications also are available at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce office, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defi- ance St.; Archbold Buckeye, 207 N. Defiance St.; downtown locations of Farmers & Merchants State […]

Sad Sign For Archbold

Last week, an Archbold boy was charged in Fulton County juvenile court with delinquency by way of possession of marijuana. That’s unusual in itself, but what’s really shocking is the boy is 11 years old, and he was caught with marijuana at Archbold Middle School. This is another, it-couldn’t-happenhere incident. A pre-teen, caught with pot. What’s next? This disturbing case […]

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 24 1:22 am: A car, driven by Javier Rangel, 45, a resident of Colony Meadows, was driving north in the trailer park, and was turning right, to go east. His car collided with a parked pickup truck, owned by Rickie Biggs, Colony Meadows. Rangel was cited for no operator license and DUI. 2:49 am: Subject sitting in car with […]

Short In Cross-Cultural Experience In N. Ireland

Jacob Short, son of Brian Short, Pettisville, and Sandy Short, Stryker, and a Pettisville High School graduate, is participating in a cross-cultural experience in Northern Ireland. He is one of 16 Bluffton University students spending the fall 2008 semester abroad there. A junior, he is majoring in communications. The 15-week residential program seeks to increase understanding of the complexities of […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998 A photograph shows Gary Dominique, Lane Stopher, Josh Garcia, Salome Garcia, Jordan Garcia, and Dan Grime swimming in the flood water in Ruihley Park. Effects of the heavy rains the last full week will be somewhat neutral, said Greg LaBarge county extension agent….. Sauder Village experienced the worst flooding in recent memory, said […]

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 15 7:13 pm: 200 block W. Williams St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Aug. 16 11:20 am: Williams St. at N. Defiance St., rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. Aug. 17 10:28 am: St. John’s Church, trauma, transported to Archbold Hospital. Aug. 20 5:43 am: 600 block Haven Dr., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. 6:57 pm: 300 block German St., […]