Cowell’s Season Ends In Disappointment

At the end of a season it’s what every high school wrestler dreams of, what every high school wrestler longs for: a spot on the podium at the state wrestling championships. For some, the goal is accomplished. For some, their season and high school career comes to an end without accomplishing that goal. Jordan Cowell’s quest for a spot on […]


A big thank you to the rescue squad, fire department, neighbors and friends for your quick response as I dealt with the issue of carbon monoxide. Lois King 10 Paid Announcement

Railroad Grant Sidetracked

The Regional Port Authority of Northwest Ohio has failed in its attempt to purchase a railroad. The port authority had applied for a $95.8 million federal grant to purchase and repair the Maumee & Western Railroad. The deal would have included improvement of 51 miles of track, from Woodburn, Ind., to Liberty Center. Jerry Arkebauer, port authority executive director, said […]

Give Up On Bell Bollards?

Archbold may be giving up its infamous bell-shaped bollards, after another one was destroyed Friday, March 5. “We are looking at different options,” said Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, Monday. Fernando M. Lasso, 51, Davenport, Iowa, was driving a semi owned by Crete Carrier Corp, Lincoln, Neb. at about 2:57 pm, Friday. Lasso was traveling east on Stryker Street, and […]

Tigers No Match For Archbold In Sectional Final

Leading 14-4 after the first period, Archbold cruised to a 59-29 victory over Liberty Center to win a Division III sectional boys basketball championship at Defiance High School, Friday, March 5. Archbold went on a 10-2 run over the last 5:46 of the first period for a 14-4 lead. The Tigers didn’t add a point until Leighton Chambers hit one […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 28 2:35 am: Noise, 300 block E. Holland St., advised to keep it down. March 1 3:20 pm: Dog warden apprehended two small black dogs, 700 block North St. March 2 No reports. March 3 7:50 am: Loose dog complaint, 600 block S. Defiance St. 9 am: Disabled vehicle, 1200 block Stryker St. 9:20 am: Disabled semi, 500 block […]

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Fulton County Historical Society Prepares Civil War Commemoration

Fulton County Historical Society will take part in Ohio’s commemoration of the Civil War with its own program, “Hell & The Homefront: Civil War through Fulton County Eyes.” John Swearingen, Jr., director of the historical society and the society’s scholar, said the program is a five-year project, including exhibits and education programs. The society received a $1,500 grant from the […]


Jared Avina, PHS ‘09, will push for time in the outfield on the Hesston (Kan.) College baseball team this season. The Larks opened the 2010 campaign with 19-2 and 8-1 wins in a home doubleheader against Bethany College JV (Lindsborg, Kan.) Wednesday, Feb. 17. They also won two, 4-0 and 9-1, from York (Neb.) College junior varsity, Sunday, Feb. 28.

Police Still Looking Into Incident

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said officers are still investigating an alleged case of underage drinking. Police were called to the Archbold Villas about 8:56 pm, Saturday, Feb. 27, after receiving a report of underage drinking. No more details were available.