Lockport Celebrates 175th Anniversary This Weekend

This weekend is the observance of the 175th anniversary of the founding of Lockport Village. Two days of events are planned, starting with a program tracing the history of the community at 11 am, Saturday, Oct. 1, at Lockport Mennonite Church. Following the introductory program and a lunch at the church, there will be driving tours of the area. Lockport […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001 The Goll Woods homestead is unoccupied. Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials want to demolish or burn the house and barn. But organizations stopped the plans. The barn was built about 1868; the house has been remodeled several times, and might have been built in 1849. Headline– Collamore Describes NYC Terror Attack; Funeral […]

Children Lead R.O.C.K.S. Walk


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Oct. 3, How Does Your Garden Grow; Oct. 5, birthdays celebrated, blood pressure check; Oct. 10, closed; Oct. 19, What’s New With Meredith; Oct. 24, When to Call 9-1-1 with Andy Brodbeck; Oct. 26, Karen King and her magical music; Oct. 30, Halloween bingo. LSS Card […]

Old Photo Corner

Pickup Strikes Utility Pole

Harold W. Schultz, 74, rural Archbold, was involved in a single-vehicle crash when the pickup truck he was driving struck a utility pole about 12:11 am, Sunday, Sept. 18. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Schultz was driving the pickup east on Co. Rd. C, when the vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck the […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 15: Ashlee Gunter, Napoleon, boy. Sept. 16: Rebecca Richardson, Delta, girl. Sept. 17: Jennifer & Luis Villarreal, Wauseon, girl. Sept. 20: Jasmine Kirkland, Fayette, girl; Lori & Kevin Bogner, Swanton, girl. A daughter, Carsen Rue, was born July 31, 2011, at Toledo Hospital, to Ryan and Lindsay Strayer, Liberty Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 […]

Archbold Shuts Out Bulldogs 51-0

Leading 42-0 at halftime, Archbold went on to defeat Swanton 51-0, Friday, Sept. 23, in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League football matchup at Archbold. The Streaks improve to 4- 1, 2-1 NWOAL. The Bulldogs slip to 1-4, 1-2 NWOAL. The Dogs took the opening kickoff, but TJ Gerken put the home team on the scoreboard first. Swanton managed a first […]

Troopers Investigate Crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol continues to investigate a two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of US20A and St. Rt. 66 about 10:18 pm, Saturday, Sept. 17. Preliminary information from the OSHP report states Nathan Miller, 30, rural Napoleon, was driving a sport-utility vehicle east on US20A, with passengers Megan Miller, 23, Avrie Miller, 1, Ella Miller, 2, of […]

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 16 4:20 pm: Abandoned bicycle, 500 block Union St. 5:20 pm: Theft, Archbold High School. 7:40 pm: Arrested Linda Aguilar at Frozen Specialties on warrant from Defi- ance County. 10:54 pm: Domestic disturbance, East Gardens. Sept. 17 6:32 am: 911 hang-up, accidental. 5:09 pm: Unwanted subject, East Gardens, warned for trespassing, advised to leave and not return. 7 pm: […]

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