Fall Election Promises Big Voter Turnout

Kathy Meyer, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said signs are that the Fall 2008 general election will be the biggest ever. “We’re at the highest registered voter count we’ve ever had,” she said. As of Tuesday, Oct. 14, there were officially 29,620 registered voters in Fulton County. That’s above the 28,746 that were registered for the March […]

Archbold Fire Log

Oct. 3 7:53 am: 25250 US20A, burn barrel. Oct. 5 4:28 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Sauder St., fire alarm, maintenance crew working on sprinkler system tripped alarm.



Remember to bring your pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House to Friday’s final home football game of the season when the Blue Streaks take on Wauseon. The final plans have now been set for Archbold’s challenge with Van Wert on collecting Pop Tabs for The Ronald McDonald House in honor of Tyler Priest. On Saturday, Oct. 25 beginning at […]

Avoid Voting Hassles

For voters in Ohio, it’s now more convenient than ever to exercise a person’s right as a registered voter to cast a ballot in the election. Since 2006, Ohioans have been able to cast their ballots early. That year, state law was changed to allow “nofault” absentee ballots. Before the change, a person had to have an excuse to request […]

Fall On The Farm

Sauder Village held “Fall on the Farm,” Saturday, Oct. 11. Top: Draft horses Ace and King pull a plow through the field. They are owned by Chan Hutchinson, West Unity, and driven by “Hoover” Nofziger. Hutchinson said the dry ground was hard. Pulling the plow was hard work for the horses. Bottom left: Maggie Short, Archbold, helps her grandson, Brennan […]

Archbold EMS Log

Sept. 30 10:24 am: Auto accident, Co. Rd. 24 at US20A, one transported by Life Flight, did not transport second. 11:45 am: North Defiance St. at Lutz Rd., medical, transported to FCHC. Oct. 1 9:38 am: Sauder Woodworking, injury, transported to Archbold Hospital. Oct. 2 8:40 am: Fairlawn Haven, medical, call cancelled. Oct. 3 9:22 pm: Archbold High School, injury, […]

Streaks Place 9th At State Golf Tournament

The Archbold golf team finished ninth in the Division III state golf championship at The Players Club at Foxfire Golf Club in Lockbourne, Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11. It was the first time in school history that the golf team had advanced to the state tournament. Sugarcreek Garaway won the D-III state title with a team score of […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998 Brodie Nofziger, 3, and dad, Phil, get acquainted with the fire department mascot, Arial, according to a photograph. Gary Beck, chairman of The Parade of Lights, said they have held their first meeting and it will be another great event for this community. Dean Genter is serving as a member of the Ohio […]

Henry County Board Preps For Election

Grace Speiser, Henry County Board of Elections director, said Tuesday, Oct. 14, the number of registered voters in Henry County stands at 20,145. The number of registered voters hasn’t exceeded 20,000 in close to a decade, she said. There were 19,751 registered for the March primary election. Americans will pick their next president during the Tuesday, Nov. 4, general election, […]

Local Woman Cited

Susan Saaf, 63, Archbold, was issued a citation for violating rules for starting and backing after a two-vehicle crash on West Holland St., near the N. Defiance St. intersection at 11:37 am, Saturday, Oct. 11. Leah J. McQuillin, 19, rural Archbold, was driving a car east on W. Holland St. and was stopped in traffic about 46 feet west of […]