Fayette Youth Honored At Ohio State Fair

Trishton Rash, Fayette, had the 4-H grand and reserve champion goats at the 2008 Ohio State Fair. Rebecca Rash, Fayette, received first place in the 12-15- year-old goat showmanship competition. She also received first place in the goat skillathon for 14-year-olds, with two grand champions. They were two of many Fulton County youths who were recognized at the fair. Megan […]

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 23 7:29 pm: Rite Aid, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Aug. 30 4:55 pm: Auto accident, St. Rt. 66 at Co. Rd. 24, transported one to FCHC; second refused treatment. 5:38 pm: 400 block Ditto St., Rescue, transported to FCHC. Aug. 31 4:33 pm: 300 block Middle St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. 9:23 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, […]

Fidler Sets Touchdown Record In 48-21 Rout Of Evergreen

It’s been 20-plus years, but an Archbold record fell in the Streaks’ 48-21 rout of the visiting Evergreen Vikings, Friday, Sept. 12. Jake Fidler, senior, crossed the goal line six times on his way to breaking a record held by Andy Peterson and Doug Leu. Peterson scored five rushing touchdowns in 1983 over Liberty Center; Leu’s five rushing touchdowns were […]

Other Editors Say…

Bring Your Own Supplies

Pinched school budgets force parents to reach into their pockets for… toilet paper? Every year parents across America are asked to pitch in to help the public schools provide classroom supplies. The typical request might be for crayons or other art supplies. Recently, as the economy has languished, the requests for help have included items that go beyond classroom staples. […]

Archbold Library Board Discusses Finances

Archbold Community Library finances are holding at about the same level as previous years, according to Joyce Klingelsmith, library director. At the Monday evening, Sept. 15, library board meeting, the director also warned expenses are increasing. Judi Rupp, board member, asked if the library considers local banks when investing in certificates of deposit. Laura Hutchison, board clerk and secretary, said […]

Archbold Fire Log

Aug. 29 7:36 am: Sauder Heritage Inn, false fire alarm. Aug. 30 4:17 am: Bil-Jax, technical problem caused false fire alarm. Sept. 3 2:57 am: Bil-Jax, technical problem caused false fire alarm. 8:27 pm: Co. Rds. 26 and G, possible woods fire; controlled burn, would watch fire. Sept. 5 12:32 pm: 218 W. Lutz Rd., toaster oven fire, damage: $500; […]

Tennis Wins Two

The Archbold girls tennis team edged Defiance 3-2, Tuesday, Sept. 9 and blanked Toledo Christian 5-0, Thursday, Sept. 11, to up its record to 5-4. AHS 3, Defiance 2 Singles: 1. Emily Fredrick (A) def. Kaitlyn Soukup 6-0, 6-4. 2. Renae Vanbrackel (D) def. Jessanna Buschur 6-3, 6-2. 3. Molly Arnold (A) def. Jenna Thomas 7-5, 6-4. Doubles: 1. Laura […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1998 For the sixth straight year, the county fair set a new attendance record: 232,313. The all-time one-day attendance record was on Labor Day 1994, when 55,329 persons jammed the fairgrounds. Pettisville school board approved the purchase of a neighboring home with detached garage at 283 East Summit St. The board offered $75,000, which […]

Junior Fair Sale Donations Total Nearly $200,000

At the Fulton County Junior Fair Sale, Tuesday, Sept. 8, donations totaled $194,090. With the market value of the animals included, the sale tallied $254,836.32. A total of 524 market animals were sold during the sale at the fairgrounds. Donations and number of animals, including “no sale” animals, were as follows: 36 goats, $7,355; 85 rabbits, $18,425; 18 turkeys, $4,385; […]

Look Spurs Assault Sept. 12

A man approached Justin E. Randall, 20, Archbold, said he didn’t like him looking at his girlfriend, then grabbed him by the neck and punched him several times in the head. The Archbold police report on the incident states Randall received minor injuries. The incident occurred about 4:55 pm, Friday, Sept. 12. Randall, an employee of Marco’s Pizza, said he […]