Archbold Man Indicted In Shooting Incident

Second Man Indicted For Auto Theft

James D. Gonzales, Jr., 24, Archbold, has been indicted on three counts of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and a single count of possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premises. The charges against Gonzales arise from an alleged incident in which a 9mm handgun was fired in the village. The indictment against him was returned by […]

Archbold Police Log

June 17 8:35 am: Found driver license, 900 block S. Defiance St., contacted Montpelier police, asked them to make contact with owner. 2 pm: Peace keep, Colony Meadows, advised to contact attorney. 3:50 pm: Theft of clothing, East Gardens, resolved. 8:12 pm: Arrested Cynthia Holifield, Archbold, on warrant, transported to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. June 18 6:02 am: […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 16: Jody & Joshua Johnson, West Unity, girl. June 17: Cliff & Amber Curtis, Napoleon, girl; Kristy Graham, Wauseon, girl. June 18: Keesha & Daniel Malvitz, Stryker, boy. June 21: Sarah & Brent Kebschull, Wauseon, boy; Carrie Figy, Archbold, boy.

Hot Fun In The Summertime

At the Archbold swimming pool and on the Memorial Park ball fields, people were out enjoying the weather last week. Top left: Taylor Krenzke, 7, Midland, Mich., takes a ride on the water slide at the pool. She is the granddaughter of Rod and Deb Roth, Archbold. Top right: Joe Wyse, who graduated from Archbold High School in 1990, holds […]

Archbold Woman Indicted June 20

Jen A. Gisel, 21, Archbold, was indicted on charges of forgery and attempted theft from an elderly person or disabled adult. She was one of 20 persons indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, June 20. The indictment against Gisel alleges on or about April 10, she possessed a forged check valued between $500 to $5,000 from the account […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: July 4, closed; July 6, birthdays celebrated, blood pressure check; July 13, food safety with Meredith Grime; July 18, Harmony Friends; July 20, Black Swamp dulcimers; July 25, a visit from Amanda. Humane Society Fulton County Humane Society, Wednesday, July 6, 6:30 p.m., second floor, Fulton […]

Handmade Chair Shows Teamwork, Spirit Of Giving

To some, it’s just a chair. It’s a nice chair. A wellmade chair. But just a chair. But in fact, the chair, handcrafted by workers at Sauder Manufacturing and sold at the Black Swamp Benefit, represents a spirit of cooperation and giving. While the employees did the work in the company’s shop, they built the chair on their own time […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Victoria Dickey, Archbold, plaintiff vs Gale Dickey, Archbold, defendant. Divorce. Jacky Whitcomb, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Richard Whitcomb, Nokomis, Fla., defendant. Divorce. David Floyd, Lyons, and Lynn Floyd, Metamora, petitioners. Dissolution. Tiffany Rodriquez, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Isabel Rodriquez, Hamler, defendant. Divorce. Equable Ascent, Buffalo Grove, Ill., plaintiff vs Lanette Brehm, Fayette. Other civil. Equable Ascent, Buffalo Grove, Ill., […]

What’s Going On?

A black dog, appearing to be a lab mix with white chest, has been roaming Ridgeville Corners and living in area fields since November. It was seen standing and laying in fields behind homes during the really cold, snowy months of winter. Many people tried in vain to catch the stray dog, or even befriend it. The Henry County dog […]

Bud And Tootie Beck Combine RV Lifestyle And Service To Others

Bud and Tootie Beck have joined two lifestyle passions into one. They have lived full-time in a 36-foot motor home for 13 years. “You couldn’t give me the most expensive house in town,” Bud said. They also got involved in Christian service, providing their skills free of charge from Michigan to Texas to Arizona. Mission work “makes you feel good,” […]

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