Work Underway At “Smelly House”

A contractor has been working at 210 Wilson Street, Archbold, the home known as “Smelly House.” The house got its nickname after water collected in the basement, creating a foul odor that infiltrated the entire neighborhood. The Federal National Mortgage Association, or Fannie Mae, owns the house. Huntington Bank, Columbus, oversees and maintains the property. The house has been vacant […]

Aunt Stacy Graduates


The family of Maxine Thomas expresses heartfelt gratitude for the many acts of kindness shown to Maxine and our family during her illness and death. A special thank you to the staff at Fairlawn Haven for their loving care during Maxine’s stay there. Sanford Thomas Bonnie (Steve) Heatwole Becky (Reid) Short Audrey (Scott) Burkholder 2 Paid Announcement

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Honor Students

Brandon Lehman, AHS ‘09, son of Wayne and Lynn, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list at Valparaiso (Ind.) University for the 2009 fall semester. Students must earn a minimum 3.5 gpa to qualify. —– Logan Stuckey, AHS ‘07, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Ferris State University College of Engineering Technology, Big Rapids, Mich. […]

Lowell Merillat Is June Resident At Fairlawn

Lowell Merillat is the June Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. He was born on Oct. 10, 1931 to Albert and Flora Merillat. The youngest of 10 children, his only living sibling is Gladys Randall, who also resides at Fairlawn. Lowell attended the Zone/ Fayette Schools. On Feb. 20, 1953, he married Barbara Shaffer. They were […]

Memorial Day At Archbold

Archbold Police Log

May 23 12:37 am: Report of subject exposing himself, Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community, gone when officer arrived. 6:10 am: Loud yelling, Stamm and Walnut streets, located subjects in Ruihley Park, advised them to take it elsewhere. May 24 1:28 am: Noise, East Gardens, advised to keep it down. 9:15 am: Criminal mischief, Ditto St. at W. Williams St., other […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: June 2, birthdays, blood pressure check; June 7, Music with Lois; June 9, scams; June 14, Sue Saltzman & friends; June 16, Meredith visits; June 21, Nanette Buehrer, Fairlawn; June 23, June happenings; June 28, summer trivia; June 30, Karen King news & notes. Blood Drive […]

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