4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club had its tenth meeting on Tuesday, July 26, at Mark Ballmer’s house. Fair tickets were passed out for club members to sell. Contact your species advisor if you did not receive your packet of tickets. Members who want to help at the milkshake stand on Sept. 7 should call Jackie Ballmer. Members who want to […]

Seek Suspects In Pellet Gun Assault

Archbold police are seeking suspects in what could be called a drive-by shooting. Officers received a report that two Archbold boys, ages 11 and 12, were riding their bicycles in the 300 block of West Lutz Road about 4 p.m., Saturday, July 23, when subjects in a small, black fourdoor car fired air soft pistols at the youth. Neither of […]

Water Plant Worker Passes Test Without Taking The Class

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told members of council that Charles Vonseggern, a worker at the Archbold Water Treatment Plant, had passed the test to obtain a Class II water supply operator license. Speaking to council during its Monday, Aug. 1 meeting, Howell said there were a couple of unusual factors to Vonseggern’s achievement. First, he had never taken the […]


Fulton Co. Health Center July 22: Jessica Coleman, Archbold, boy. July 26: Alicia Shankster, Toledo, girl. —— A daughter, Shauna Kay, was born June 1, 2011, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, to Jamison and Megan Wyse, Archbold. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 3/4 ounces, and was 21 1/2 incheslong.Shehasa21/2- year-old brother, Braylon. Grandparents are Ned and Sandy Wyse, Archbold; […]

House Hit By Eggs?

Nicole Anderson, 209 South Defiance Street, told Archbold police some unknown substance had been thrown at the front window of her home. The damage occurred sometime between 10 pm, Monday, July 25 and 8 am, Tuesday, July 26. Officers said it appeared to be eggs. The damage may have occurred during the preceding week, when other egg-vandalism cases were reported.

Video of the new Pettisville School

Video shot July 28, 2011

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, worship/song leader; offertory, Allie Mc- Quade, “Free To Be Me.” Message, “James: Friendship” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by Sara Kinsman and worship team band; message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: joint worship service with Grace Community and Pine Grove churches. Message […]

Wesley W. Eash

Wesley W. Eash, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Monday morning, Aug. 1, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Jan. 1, 1926, in Archbold, the son of Irvin and Ada (Aschliman) Eash. He married Joan Goodwin on Oct. 3, 1947, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 2002. A lifelong resident […]

2011-08-03 E-Edition

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of Aug. 8-12 MONDAY: smoked sausage, o’brien potatoes, sauerkraut, fruit salad. TUESDAY: beef pot roast, boiled potatoes, carrots, turnovers. WEDNESDAY: chicken & wild rice soup, beef stick & cheese, pea salad, cottage cheese w/fruit. THURSDAY: turkey chili w/cheese, corn o’brien, chips & salsa, apricot cobbler. FRIDAY: ham loaf, parsley potatoes, cooked cabbage, pistachio dessert.