Park Debt Slashed $300,000

After nearly an hour of debate, Archbold Village Council voted to take $250,000 from the village capital project fund to pay down debt on Woodland Park. That, combined with $50,000 from park board funds, will reduce the $2.45 million debt on the park construction to $2.15 million. Kenny Cowell, councilman, had several questions about the move. He said the issue […]

Two Area Women Injured After Car, Truck Collide

Lorna S. Hausch, 83, and Antha E. Mellott, 83, Wauseon, were treated and released from the Fulton County Health Center after their auto collided with a truck. Hausch was driving a car east on Co. Rd. F about 11:34 am, Tuesday, March 31, with Mellott as a passenger. The truck, driven by James C. Nelson, 30, West Unity, owned by […]

Archbold Track Opens Season With Tri-Meet

The Archbold boys and girls track teams opened their regular seasons with a tri-meet at Defiance with Bryan, Tuesday, March 31. Defiance won the boys meet with 105 points, followed by Archbold, 45, and Bryan, 25. Defiance also won the girls meet with 104.5. Bryan had 50, followed by Archbold, 20.5. Boys The Streaks won three events. Josh Meyers won […]

Recipe Corner

Salted Nut Bars 1 1.2 cups all-purpose flour 3.4 cup packed brown sugar 1.4 teaspoon salt 1.2 cup butter or margarine, softened 2 cups salted mixed nuts or peanuts 1 cup butterscotch-flavored chips 1.2 cup light corn syrup 2 tablespoons butter or margarine Heat oven to 350 degrees. In medium bowl, mix flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in 1.2 […]

Hunters Reap “Eggcelent” Rewards

Biting winds and cold temperatures didn’t stop Easter egg hunters from participating in the Archbold Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Friday, April 3, in Ruihley Park. At left, Sadie Lauber, 2, Pettisville, gets a start on the pile of candy she collected. At right, Nicole Baden, with daughter Claire, 3, Archbold, sort through the treasure of […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, April 13, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, April 13, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defi ance St. Water […]

AHS Boys Tennis Opens Season With Three Losses

The Archbold boys tennis had a slow start to its season, dropping its first three matches. The Streaks were blanked 5- 0 at Rossford, Monday, March 30. On the road again, Tuesday, March 31, the Streaks lost at Anthony Wayne 4-1. AHS hosted Bryan, Thursday, April 2, but fell 3-2. An April 3 match against Wauseon was cancelled. Rossford 5, […]


Cancer Support Cancer Survivors support group, Tuesday, April 14, 28, 7 p.m., Crossroads Outreach Center, E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Women Woman 2 Woman, a group for women in all life stages, Monday, April 13, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, Wauseon. MOPS Mothers of Preschoolers, Monday, April 13, 6:30 p.m., Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church, 705 Lafayette St. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage […]

McLennans Forced Out Of Russia After Six Years Of Missionary Work

During their six years in Russia, Tom and Carol McLennan fought bureaucratic paperwork designed to keep them out of the country, and worked around and through that country’s laws to bring a Christian message to the people. But their impact extends far beyond Russia. For three years, the couple led a Bible study, in English, which was attended by African […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed; the second, legal speed; first dollar amount is fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Joshua L. Singer, Bryan, failure to control, Co. Rd. 25, $102, $67. Jon P. Shang, Kunkle, speeding, 70- 55, US20, $47, $67. Tess A. Trucks, Wauseon, seat belt, Co. Rd. B, $30, […]

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