Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 20: Amber Wilkie, Wauseon, boy. Nov. 24: Samantha Griner, Pettisville, boy; Tara and Nathaniel Meyer, Wauseon, boy.

Sheriff: Auto Crash Linked To Break-In

Darrell Merillat, Fulton County sheriff, said Monday there is a connection between the Thursday, Nov. 19 single-car crash that injured five persons and a burglary in Pettisville. Merillat said some of those involved in the crash at Co. Rd. 22 near Co. Rd. L are “persons of interest” in a burglary at Sunday’s Market, Pettisville. The break-in was discovered the […]

2009 Archbold Parade Of Lights


Paid Announcement

We wish to thank Dr. Jason Row, other doctors, nurses and staff of the Archbold Medical Group, Archbold Hospital, and FCHC, who took such good care of Albert. Also many thanks to our friends and neighbors who helped us in any way. God bless you all! The family of Albert Purje

Bundled Up At The Parade

ConAgra Closes Texas Factory; Share Of Work Coming Here

The Archbold ConAgra plant will benefit from the closing of a company facility in Fort Worth, Texas, said Dave Jackson, company spokesman. Jackson said ConAgra decided to close the Ft. Worth plant because updating the facility would cost about $10 million, an amount deemed too much by company offi- cials. The plant will close in February, idling 121 workers. The […]

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 23 6:26 am: Vandalism to school buses, Archbold Area Schools. 9:55 am: Unwanted subject, Beck Insurance. 10:30 am: Unknown vehicle struck pole, Archbold Main Stop. 11:55 pm: Loud music complaint, 400 block Park St., advised to turn it down. Nov. 24 No reports. Nov. 25 7:39 pm: Disabled auto in front of Circle K, vehicle will be moved later. […]

Man Prompts Call To Police

A man with a complaint about the service he received from a local company prompted a call to the Archbold Police Department, Monday, Nov. 23. The report on the incident states a man went to the Beck Insurance office about 9:45 am, to complain about the way an insurance claim was handled. After the office staff asked the man to […]

Wind Power Money Comes To Archbold, Pettisville Schools

The Archbold and Pettisville school districts will receive $750,000 each in grant money to install electricitygenerating wind turbines. The grants were announced Monday by Ted Strickland, Ohio governor. The money comes from the federal government’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly known as economic stimulus funds. David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said there will be a lot of […]

Tamper With School Buses

Four Archbold Area School District buses were tampered with, an Archbold police report states. The report said about 6:26 am, Monday, Nov. 23, a bus driver boarded one of the buses and found the interior lights were on. Also, other items in the bus had been moved and were left out of place. Further checking revealed similar things had been […]

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