Farmers Market Ideas Sprout At Meeting

About 30 persons attended a Monday night, March 16, meeting to discuss the possibility of establishing a farmers market in Archbold. Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said there is a high level of interest in the project. Some persons signed up to serve on a farmers market task force. No date was set for the […]

Death Notices

Calvin Edward "Ed" Franks, 74, Bryan, died March 13, 2009. Survivors include his wife, Janet; a son, Joel (Denise) Franks, Luxemburg, Wis.; a daughter, Joy (Randy) Beck, Pettisville; 10 grandchildren; and two sisters, Margaret Corbin, Arlington, and Alta Franks, Montpelier. Interment was in the Floral Grove Cemetery, Pioneer. Darrel E. "Gene" Hoffman, 84, Archbold, died March 14, 2009, at the […]


Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis support group meeting, Tuesday, March 24, 7 p.m., Fulton County Health Department, 606 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Gospel Fellowship Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship men’s breakfast, Saturday, March 21, 7 a.m., Bryan Community Center, 1130 Buffalo Rd., Bryan. Speaker: James Hicks, director, Williams Co. EMS. ACT Archbold Community Theatre tryouts for The Sound of Music, Monday-Tuesday, March […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 17, 1999 Renee Quillet and Katrina Grisier, members of the Archbold High School choir, took part in the Monday evening dress rehearsal of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Four performances of the musical are presented in the AHS auditorium. Two of three requests by the village to build new traffic lights have been turned […]

Local Commissioners Inform Legislators Of Fulton County Needs

Dean Genter, Fulton County commissioner, said he and Joe Short, commissioner, informed legislators in Washington, D.C. about Fulton County needs during a trip to the capital. It was Genter’s first trip to Washington as a commissioner, and he said it was “a good, positive step. “We informed our legislators as far as our needs for infrastructure. We need help with […]

Archbold Police Log

March 9 1:35 am: Loud music, 800 block West St., advised to turn music down. March 10 8:59 pm: Vandalism to vehicle, 400 Union St. March 11 4:15 pm: Traffic stop, expired registration, 600 block Lafayette St., unfounded. 4:27 pm: Citation to Daniel Beck, 19, Archbold, speeding, 900 block Stryker St. 7:01 pm: Citation to Andre S. Ramirez, 37, Archbold, […]

FFA Officers Make A Human Table

At left, the Archbold FFA officer team of Lucas Hesterman, Eliot Nofziger, John Schoenhals, and Jacob Lange, clockwise from top left, demonstrate the human table exercise during National FFA Week, Feb. 21-28. This exercise builds teamwork, because participants have to work as a team to keep the "legs" under their table to keep it from falling over. FFA officers perform […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Nancy Roth, piano offertory. Message, “Opening Doors,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; offertory, Highest, Natalie Rupp; message same as first service. Wednesday: Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, high school small groups, choir practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Randy Kauffman […]

Library Board Challenged By Reduction Of Funds

Much of the discussion at the Archbold Community Library Board meeting, Tuesday, March 11, related to fund reductions. The board discussed health insurance costs for employees and a library money issue that is on the May election ballot. Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, said bank certificates of deposit are renewed at lower rates. Some of the CD interest is designated for […]

Tire Slashed On Vehicle

Jerod Yedica, Archbold, told police one of the tires on his vehicle was slashed Tuesday night, March 10. The damage occurred while the vehicle was parked in the 100 block of Depot St. between 4 pm and 8:30 pm, Yedica told police. When police inspected the tire, they found a three-quarter inch cut in the sidewall of the right rear […]

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