Dorothy L. (Carroll) Strayer

Dorothy L. (Carroll) Strayer, age 79, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, with her loving husband at her side. She had resided at Fulton Manor since April of 2006. She had battled Parkinson’s since the 1990s. Mrs. Strayer was a homemaker, parent, and a cosmetologist with her own shop, The Chic House, for […]


School Board Going For Levy Renewal

    Members of the Archbold Area School Board voted to start the process to renew the district’s $1.1 million emergency property tax levy at a special meeting held Wednesday, Jan. 19.     The measure taken Wednesday was actually the first of two steps required to place an issue on the ballot in the State of Ohio.  Board members passed a […]

School Board Eyes Tax Levy

Special Meeting Tonight

The Archbold Area School Board has called a special meeting for 6 pm, today, Wednesday, to take the first step on a property tax levy renewal. Stated purpose for the meeting is “to take necessary action to file a resolution with the county auditor for renewal of the emergency levy.” David Deskins, district superintendent, said the board has not made […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 7: Monica & Christopher Fogarty, Bryan, girl. Jan. 8: Tiffany Flory, Wauseon, girl; Mary Zamora, Archbold, girl. Jan. 11: Sarah Hall, Napoleon, boy.


Gisela G. Taut, 84, Archbold, died Jan. 14, 2011. Survivors include two children.


Developing Story

Dean Genter, Fulton County commissioner, said the commissioners will meet with commissioners from Henry and Defiance counties, Wednesday, Jan. 26, to discuss the potential development of Co. Rd. 24. The meeting is at 10 am in the Archbold Village council chambers. Genter said Fulton County has been working with the Ohio Department of Transportation, Village of Archbold, and German Township […]

2011 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Pettisville High School will celebrate its basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Ayersville, Saturday, Feb. 5. Members of the Homecoming court, are, seated from left: Audra Klopfenstein, freshman attendant; Katie Yoder, sophomore attendant; Alec Rychener, kindergarten crown bearer; Stephanie Yoder, 2011 Homecoming queen; Paris Coopshaw, kindergarten flower girl; Kaitlyn Nofziger, junior attendant; Brady Avina, senior attendant. Standing: Forest Stuckey, freshman […]


Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: […]

Second Half Lifts Streaks To 12th Win

After a three-game road trip, the Archbold boys basketball team returned home, Thursday, Jan. 13, to host Swanton in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League matchup. The Streaks upped their record to 12-0, 4-0 NWOAL with a 56-28 win. Swanton dropped to 2-8, 0-4 NWOAL. Overcoming a sluggish first half, the Streaks used a big second half to record the win. […]

German Township Asking For Fire Truck Levy

Breaking News

The German Township Trustees will hold two special meetings Wednesday night, Jan. 26, at 7 and 7:20 pm, to approve a new property tax levy to purchase new fire truck. The Archbold Fire Department is seeking to replace a 30-year-old pumper truck with a new purpose-built pumper. The new truck will be built from the ground up as a fire […]

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