F&M Bank Files Lawsuit Against Archbold Elevator

Lots Of Rumors, Few Facts

Very few new facts have developed in the last week since it became general knowledge that the Ohio Department of Agriculture had suspended the grain handler’s license of Archbold Elevator. Examiners from the ODA grain warehouse section conducted a routine inspection of the elevator records during the first week of April. They discovered the firm’s liabilities were significantly higher than […]

Archbold Man Indicted April 18

Gilberto Villarreal, Jr., 25, Archbold, has been indicted on two counts of theft and a single count of misuse of credit cards. The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down indictments against Villarreal and six others, Monday, April 18. The indictment against Villarreal alleges on or about Feb. 16, he stole a credit card, along with property valued at more than […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: combined worship service: prelude; drama, Mark Wyse; special music, “Were You There?” and offertory “Overcome,” by church choir. Message, “What’s To Enjoy?” Jesse Kahler. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Journey 4 All Bible study. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Myrna Grover, […]

Win Cheerleading Competition

Egg Hunts Are Egg-citing!

Public Meetings

Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, May 2, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, May 2, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. —— Happiness is the full use of your powers along lines of excellence in a life affording scope.–John F. Kennedy


Fulton Co. Health Center April 15: McKenna & James O’Brien, Archbold, girl. April 16: Leslie Polaski, Swanton, boy. April 17: Ginger & Aaron Foley, Wauseon, boy; Lina & Carlos Silva-Alvarez-Solano, Montpelier, girl. April 18: Christine & Jacob Judy, West Unity, girl; Kim & Jess Wright, Grelton, boy. April 20: Deanna Keefer, Liberty Center, boy; Allison Gamby, Wauseon, boy.

Easter Egg Hunts in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners

Ohio Grain Fund Has Paid Out $8.5 Million

Ohio’s Grain Indemnity Fund has paid out more than $8.5 million to those who were owed money for grain in elevators that became fi- nancially insolvent in Ohio. Information provided by the Ohio Department of Agriculture states there have been 1,301 claims filed by those with grain in elevators. Those totals are since the inception of the fund on July […]

Woman Reports Medicine Stolen

Ladona M. Clark, Napoleon, reported to Archbold police that some prescription medicine was stolen from her purse while she was at work. The incident occurred sometime between 8 am, Wednesday, April 20, and 8 am the following morning. Clark told officers she believed someone took the medication out of her purse, which was sitting on her workbench at Napoleon Lynx. […]

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