Selected Unofficial County Election Results

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Only Selected Arch Arch Arch German Franklin Pettisville Freedom Ridgeville Henry Co. Fulton Co. Races Listed 1 2 3 Twp. Twp. Precinct Twp. Twp. TOTAL TOTAL 74th Dist. State Representative 4Bruce Goodwin (R) 367 431 351 2,013 191 476 9,081 David Pilliod (D) 84 83 87 426 46 105 4,794 5th Dist. Congressional Rep. Caleb Finkenbiner (D) 66 70 73 […]

Turnpike Closed Thursday Due To Chemical Spill

A truck leaking toxic nitric acid closed the eastbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike for nearly six hours, Thursday, Oct. 28. A report from the Ohio State Highway Patrol said about 3:22 pm, an OSHP trooper stopped a van-style semi trailer that was leaking fluid from the rear. Marv Wheeler, Wauseon Fire Department Chief, said WFD units responded. Stopping upwind […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Thursday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oberhaus Park Pavilion, W. Maumee St., Napoleon. Pettisville FFA Alumni Pettisville FFA Alumni and Friends annual meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m., Pettisville Park Pavilion. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Nov. 4 & 18, 7 p.m., Bryan Community […]

County Unemployment Down In September

The Fulton County unemployment rate was down one-tenth (.1) of one percent during September to 9.6%, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services said recently. After 20 months of 10% or higher unemployment, it is the second straight month Fulton County was under 10%. However, last month, county officials theorized the reduction was the result of more people falling […]

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 8 4:41 pm: 300 block Lauber St., injury, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 6:03 pm: 700 block Garden Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. 8:19 pm: Archbold High School football stadium, injury, transported to FCHC. Oct. 9 11:27 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, fall, refused treatment. Oct. 10 2:39 pm: Archbold Police Station, medical, transported to FCHC. Oct. 11 7:57 am: […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 23: Julie & Richard Bame, Wauseon, girl. Oct. 25: Janae Thuma & Gilberto Figueroa, Archbold, girl; Julie & Michael Ward, Archbold, boy. Oct. 26: Megan Antoszenski, Fayette, girl; Chelsea Smith, Wauseon, boy.

FFA News

Twelve Archbold FFA members attended the 83rd National FFA convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 20- 23. Aaron Bernath, Jordan Cowell, Eli Hammersmith, Luke Kammeyer, Jeff Litogot, Kenzi Moyer, Olley Short, Brodie Ranzau, Ella Weaver, Kyle Wesche, Ethan Wiemken, and Libby Wiemken attended with Ryan Sell, Archbold FFA advisor, and Carla Fry. On the way, the students went on two tours, […]

Police Talk To Subject

Archbold police officers spoke to a subject spotted on West Beech Street who was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute at Archbold Elementary School about 1:39 pm, Friday, Oct. 29. The subject told officers there had been an argument, and during the argument, a bag of pumpkins broke open. Pumpkins fell on the floor and broke. Officers advised the subject […]


Your expressions of sympathy and kindness during Carl’s illness and death were very much appreciated. We could not begin to list all of the favors you generously showered on us. Thanks very much. Carl Yoder family 3 Paid Announcement

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