Farmers Lose $ 865,000 In Elevator Collapse

Change In Legislation To Reimburse 42 Who Lost Money?

Farmers who had grain on deposit with Archbold Elevator lost a total of $865,811.76, but there’s talk of legislative changes that may enable them to get their money back. Roy Norman, director of the Fulton, Defiance, Henry and Williams county chapters of Ohio Farm Bureau, said Monday he knew there was some talk that changes in legislation could allow the […]

Archbold Fire Log

July 22 1 pm: Archbold Elementary School, fire alarm. 8:40 pm: Kevin’s Plumbing & Heating, 806 Stryker St., smoke investigation, electrical short in sign, employee unhooked sign. July 28 1:58 am: Ohio Turnpike, 23-mile marker, livestock extrication resulting from semi rollover; truck owned and driven by Jere S. Burk- holder, Reinholds, Pa. July 30 11:56 am: Zion Mennonite Church, 300 […]

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AHS Football Players Cope With Heat Wave

Practice Schedule Differs From Wauseon

Bryan Miller, Archbold High School head football coach, said an evening practice schedule is the main reason his team hasn’t had a problem with the heat. Football teams across the area have been practicing in the midst of one of the hottest summers in memory. In Archbold, high temperatures have been in the 90s. During July, the mercury hit, and […]

Public Meetings

Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Aug. 15, 5:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; worship leader, prayer, Wayne Gropp; offertory, Kim Rosales, “All Things New.” Message, “James,” Trey Sonnenberg. Second service: praiselude by Sarah Kinsman and worship team band; message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Brian Rufenacht, worship leader; Kelby Beck, Young Adult praise band, music leader. Jen Cobb, childrens time. Steve […]

Pettisville School Board Meeting Cancelled

The Pettisville School Board cancelled its meeting scheduled for Monday Aug. 8. Steve Switzer, district superintendent, said a meeting would be scheduled as needed later in the month.

Chinese Immigant Learns To Grill, Relax After Moving To Pettisville

Chao Cui’s hometown has more people in its municipal area than the entire state of Ohio. A native of Beijing, China (population 19 million), Chao is quick to comment on a few local activities that he never experienced in his home country. “I’d never grilled before,” said Chao, or Joe, as he likes to be called. “There’s much more space […]

Investigate Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Archbold police released a report stating officers are investigating an alleged case of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. The victim is a 15-year-old girl with an Archbold address. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said there is a male suspect in the case, but declined to give more details. The incident allegedly occurred at a residence on the south side […]