Archbold To Have Fun-Filled July

Chautauqua, Carp Fest

July is shaping up to be a busy month in Archbold, with Chautauqua from July 7-11 and the 30th annual Carp Festival on July 17-18. Archbold Community Theatre will present The Sound of Music the same weekend as Carp Festival. Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said Chautauqua is presented by the Ohio Humanities Council. The […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Krista R. Moats, rural Wauseon, seat belt, St. Rt. 108, $30, $33. Robert Marshall Sharp, Temperance, Mich., speeding, 73-55, US20, $47, $67. Dawn M. Torbet, Wauseon, seat belt, Leggett St., Wauseon, $30, $33. […]

Liberty Center Wins Sectional Wrestling Title

Liberty Center claimed the Division III sectional wrestling title at Archbold High School last weekend with 209 points. Wrestling started on Friday, Feb. 20 and concluded on Saturday, Feb. 21. Delta was second with 200, and the Archbold Blue Streaks placed third with 153. Following Archbold: Ayersville 144.5, Montpelier 138, Swanton and Tinora 115.5, Patrick Henry 78.5, Paulding 71.5, Hicksville […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; choir, Grace Greater Than Our Sin; Anna Ridley, offertory. Message, “The Cross and Christian Growth,” Stuart Rex. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, high school small groups, choir […]

Pettisville Grain Co. Turns To Wind Power

While area school and government officials study wind turbine energy, Pettisville Grain Company has started. Neil Rupp, company president, said four wind turbines have been installed at the top of company grain elevators- two at Pettisville and two at Delta. The units are rated at 1.9 kilowatts each. The scimitarshaped blades are 12-feet diameter. Rupp said one of the co-owners […]

Trash Found Under Scout Cabin

An old trash dump turned out to be the cause of problems at the Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, told members of the Archbold Park Board at its Wednesday, Feb. 18, meeting. Originally, it was believed the 55-year-old building was built over a tree stump. As the stump rotted away, it would have left […]

Division III District Wrestling Tournament Schedule

Owens Community College

Friday, Feb. 27 Session 1: 4 p.m. Championship rounds 1 and 2 and consolation round 1 Saturday, Feb. 28 Session 2: 10 a.m. Consolation round 2, championship semifinals and consolation round 3 will run together, followed by consolation semifinals Session 3: 5 p.m. Championship, third place and fifth place matches


Community CPR Learn adult CPR, AED and clearing airway obstructions. Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m.; Tuesday, March 10, 7 p.m., Archbold Fire Department, E. Mechanic St. Taught by AFD personnel. Free. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: March 4, birthday day, Adam Just, pastor, St. John’s Christian Church; March 11, Erich Christman, […]

No Livestock Kissing For Right To Read Week

Elementary school principals have done some pretty whacky things over the years to encourage students to read, from eating worms to kissing pigs. This year, Dorothy Lambert, Archbold Elementary School principal, won’t have to kiss any livestock. Instead, she will play in a volleyball game between the elementary school staff and the high school volleyball team. The information was given […]

Homier Honored

Janelle Homier, an Archbold High School student, was honored by the Elijah Gunn Sr. chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Homier received the chapter’s Good Citizen Award during the group’s annual George Washington Tea at the John Bloomfi eld Historical House, Napoleon.