Community Responds After Teens Injured In Crash

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. The phone rings late at night, and a voice reports your child has been in an auto accident. Guy and April Jennings, Archbold, and Brian and Chris King, rural Archbold, lived that nightmare the evening of Tuesday, July 14. The Jennings’ daughter, Tyler, 15, and the Kings’ son, Christopher, 17, were the most seriously injured […]

Recipe Corner

Spiced Creamy Caramel-Peanut Torte

1 roll (16.5 ounces) refrigerated chocolate chip cookies 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 1 jar (12.25 ounces) caramel ice cream topping 1.2 cup creamy peanut butter 1.3 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1.4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1.8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg or regular ground nutmeg 1 container (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 1.4 cups […]

Four County Packet Pick-Up Next Week

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Thursday, Aug. 13 and Monday, Aug. 17, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Students may also pay their school fees and check on uniform orders at that time. Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 24 for juniors and new students, and Tuesday, […]

Schelling Runs For Archbold School Bd.

Races Include Council, Townships

Ed Schelling, Archbold, tossed his hat into the ring for a seat on the Archbold Area School Board. Kathy Meyer, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said last week Schelling has filed a petition to run for a full four-year term in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 general election. Current board members Roel Galvan, Cheryl Storrer, Janet Wyse, and […]


Earns Degree

Brittany Sevey graduated in May 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Hillsdale (Mich.) College. She was also named to the dean’s list for the 2009 spring semester. A 2005 Archbold High School graduate, she is the daughter of Keith and Cristie, Archbold.

Commissioners Prepare For Sales Tax Hike Hearings, Discuss Budget Cuts

The Fulton County Commissioners are discussing their options for cutting expenses and raising revenue to keep the general fund afloat. Tough economic times resulted in drastic drops in Fulton County revenue sources, forcing the commissioners to cut the 2009 general fund budget by nearly $1 million. In its current draft form, the 2010 general fund budget has expenses outpacing revenue […]

Archbold Police Log

July 26 7:30 am: Village worker reported someone tried to remove the street sign at the corner of Buckeye and Stamm streets. 7:32 pm: Vandalism, South St. Park. July 27 No reports. July 28 6:55 am: Theft from vehicle, 229 Westfield Dr. 9:10 am: Brush being dumped at grass and leaf drop-off site; contacted subject, who said they would remove […]

Former Archbold Man Tops In Class In Karts; DeKnight Wins On Dirt

Vance Nofziger, Pandora, formerly of Archbold, is burning up the track in kart racing action at Fort Wayne, Ind. John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, said Nofziger has six straight feature wins in the senior econo class at the fast, paved oval track. Nofziger swept both heats and the feature, Friday night, July 31. Huffman ran in the stock heavy […]

Sauder Woodworking Idles 120 Employees

Sauder Woodworking announced the layoff of 120 employees as of Friday, July 31. Kevin Sauder, president and chief executive officer, said demand for all furniture, including Sauder’s line of ready-to-assemble products, is down. In a memo to company employees, he said, “We need to scale back our production plan to manage our inventory and cash flow. “The second quarter was […]