School Board Okays Choir Trip To New York City

Students in the Archbold High School vocal music program have received approval from the Archbold school board to visit New York City April 6-10. Board members approved the trip during their Monday, Feb 21, meeting. Due to poor road conditions, Kent Vandock, district choral music program director, gave his presentation as an audio message, delivered by computer. During its trip […]

Local Man Detects Scam

An Archbold man saved himself a lot of aggravation, plus a sum of money, after he became suspicious of a letter he received in the mail. The man reported the incident to police Monday, Feb. 14. The letter, posted from Canada, promised the man a large sum of money if he would cash an enclosed check and return a portion […]

Heart Carnival Has Record Year

The 2011 edition of the Fairlawn Haven Heart Carnival raised a record $2,081.60, exceeding the 2010 collection by $349.76, or about 20.3%. The carnival, which features games and prizes, is held every year on the same evening as the Fulton County Heart Radiothon. This year it was Thursday, Feb. 10. Martha Armstrong, life enrichment director at the nursing home and […]

Parents To Transport Student

The Archbold Area School Board approved a transportation contract with the parents of a local student during its Monday, Feb. 21, meeting. David Deskins, school district superintendent, told board members the student is in a special body cast for a medical condition, and needs to attend classes in Wauseon. While the district is legally required to transport the student, it […]

Five Men Sentenced

Sentences were handed down against five men in Fulton County Common Pleas Court recently: Russell Gregory, 42, Holland; pled guilty to three counts, nonsupport of dependents; from Dec. 30, 2007 to June 28, 2008, failed to provide child support, accumulating an arrearage of $2,152.42; sentenced to 10 months in prison. Jeremy Heising, 21, Wauseon; pled guilty to breaking and entering; […]

Honor Students

Hilary Short, AHS ’10, daughter of Todd and Joy, was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall term at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. —– Area graduates were named to the dean’s list at Goshen (Ind.) College for the 2010-11 fall semester. They are Kathryn Friesen, AHS ‘10, daughter of Kelvin and Jane; Jenna R. Nofziger, AHS ‘10, […]

She Flips For PHS

An Icy Start To The Week…


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.

Archbold Police Log

block West St., kids playing with phone, spoke to homeowner. 10:44 pm: Citation to Thomas E. Miller, 60, rural Liberty Center, for passing in a hazard zone, 900 block West Barre Rd. Feb. 13 2:55 pm: Domestic trouble, 800 block West St. 6:33 pm: Juveniles with BB gun, allegedly pointed gun at other juveniles, spoke to parents. 8:03 pm: Two […]