Pool Is Cool On A Hot Day

Temperatures were in the 90s last week, and at one point hit 100 degrees, making the Archbold Swimming Pool one of the most popular places in town. The pool was so busy on Thursday, June 25, the day this photo was taken, those wanting to get in the water had to wait about half an hour. As can be seen […]

Earns Scholarship

Michael Krill, who just completed his junior year at Ohio State University, has received the James Warfield Athletic Training Scholarship. Krill is the son of Tom and Cindy Krill, of Camas, Wash., and grandson of Mel and Betty Krill, of Archbold. Tom is a former teacher in the Pettisville Local School District, and lived in Archbold and Pettisville. The scholarship […]

Public Meetings

Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, July 6, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, July 2, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, July 6, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners.


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: July 1, birthday cake, blood pressure check; July 3, closed; July 6, popcorn and movie; July 8, Dawn VanHorn; July 13, Judy Cook, RN; July 15, The Joyful Noise Dulcimers; July 20, summer trivia; July 27, Mary Oyer and her piano students; July 29, Meredith visits. […]

Chautauqua Opens Tuesday

Ohio Chautauqua, the traveling tent show presenting historical characterizations, will present its first show in Archbold, Tuesday, July 7. Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said the tent arrives Monday and will be erected in Ruihley Park, with the first show the following night. “I think we’re as ready as we can be,” Kidder said. “We’re just hoping for […]

Fulton Unemployment Down; Williams Highest

Fulton County had the lowest unemployment in the fourcounty area in May, and Williams County had the highest rate in the state. It’s the second straight month Williams County has held the dubious distinction, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported. Defiance County had the second-highest unemployment rate statewide during May. In fact, Williams County unemployment in May was […]

Two Sentenced

Two men were sentenced Tuesday, June 23 in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Todd Davis, 37, Wauseon; pleaded guilty, convicted of breaking and entering; on or about May 28, broke into Wauseon American Legion Post; sentenced to six months in prison. •Jeremy Spiess, 23, Fayette; convicted on two counts of trafficking in cocaine; sold cocaine on or about Dec. 27-31, […]

Recipe Corner

Pasta Toss 8 ounces soy angel hair pasta 1.2 tablespoon oil 1 cup fresh broccoli florets 1 1.2 cups fresh cherry tomatoes 2 cups fresh chopped zucchini 1 cup chopped green bell peppers 2 minced fresh garlic cloves 1 teaspoon black pepper 4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 1.3 cup chopped fresh basil 2.3 cup recipe strips Prepare soy angel hair […]

Archbold Library Cuts Hours

Effective Monday, July 6, the Archbold Community Library will close on Fridays and Wednesday evenings to save money. Money has become critical, as Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, has proposed cutting library funding by 30%, on top of an earlier 20% cut. Key to the situation is the state budget bill. The Ohio General Assembly (house and senate) had to pass […]

GOBA Rolls Into Town

Cyclist riding in the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure, known as GOBA, ride south on Ditto St., on their way to a lunch stop at Ruihley Park. Nanette Buehrer said the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce served about 600 GOBA riders. The high temperature that day, as recorded by the Archbold Wastewater   Treatment plant, was 96 degrees.- photo by   […]

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