Bible Quiz Round Robin Completed

“And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” II Corinthians 9:8 This was one of the memory verses quoted by Bible quizzers at the beginning of the Sunday, Feb. 28 matches. The area’s 91 Bible quiz scholars, […]

AHS Chorale Members In Fulton County Music Festival

A total of 20 members of the Archbold High School Chorale participated in the 36th Fulton County Music Festival choir, Sunday, Feb. 28. Kent Vandock, director of choral activities at Archbold High School, said the choir sang to a packed house of about 600 at Delta High School. There were 120 students from the seven Fulton County high schools who […]

Winning Titles And Setting Records

As February wound down to a snowy end, competition heated up in gymnasiums around Northwest Ohio. Top left: Telly Fricke drives to the basket and is fouled by Bryan’s Braxton Snavely. Fricke scored 19 points and led the Blue Streaks to a 58-45 victory, giving AHS sole possession of its 21st Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball championship. Top right: […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 20: Lindsay Schulthesis, Napoleon, girl. Feb. 22: Stacie Leininger, Wauseon, boy. A daughter, Hannah Beck, was born Feb. 20, 2010, at Magee Women’s Hospital- UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa., to Kaleab and Alyssa Abebe, Pittsburgh, Pa. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are John and Mary Beck, Archbold, and Zenebe […]

White Graduates From Basic

Nicole R. White, an Air Force airman, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. A 2009 Bryan High School graduate, she is the daughter of Lisa White, Archbold, and Tom White, Bryan. She completed an eightweek program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare […]

Todd Grisier Assists Earthquake Victims

Todd Grisier was part of a select group of people who performed a difficult job after the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. As a member of DMORT, or Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team, the Archbold mortician was part of an effort to recover, identify, and return the remains of American citizens who died in the disaster. Grisier worked with the […]


Thank you so much to all who helped support our family in our time of loss. The visits, cards, gifts of food, money, along with words of encouragement and comfort were so meaningful to us. Your ways of kindness and caring were so very much appreciated. Thank you once again. The Jim Lantz family 3 Paid Announcement


Humane Society Fulton County Humane Society community meeting, Wednesday, March 10, 6 p.m., Smith’s Restaurant, St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Monday, March 8, 1-6 p.m., Napoleon Moose Lodge, 1381 Oakwood, Napoleon. Divorce DivorceCare, a help seminar and support group, and DC4K, a program for children ages 5-12 in […]

Madalyn Taylor Stanforth

Madalyn A. Stanforth, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 2, 2010, at The Commons of Providence at Sandusky.   She was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Archbold, the daughter of Orrin and Gladys (Lauber) Taylor. She married William J. Stanforth on Dec. 30, 1945, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 29, 1996.   A […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 21 4:10 pm: Citation to Barry K. Campo, 44, rural Swanton, speeding, 700 block E. Lutz Rd. Feb. 22 12:02 am: Check welfare of an individual, all okay. 10:47 am: Theft, Sauder Woodworking. Feb. 23 12:47 am: Unwanted subject, 400 block Brussel St., gone when officer arrived. 3:29 pm: A car driven by Jennifer Sue Cuevas, 15, Archbold, was […]