Lynae Fry, PHS ‘10, had four block assists in Eastern Mennonite University’s 3-0 sweep of Mary Baldwin, Saturday, Oct. 15. The Lady Royals (6-16, 0-8 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) won 25-20, 25-16, 25-23. The daughter of Darin and Sheri, Fry is an opposite/ middle hitter. Jenni Beck, AHS ‘10, faced 20 short and made 11 saves as goalkeeper, but Eastern […]

Attempted Scam Reported To APD

Archbold police received a report from an official of Fairlawn Haven that one of the retirement campus employees was the target of an attempted scam, Thursday, Oct. 13. At about 3 pm, a caller attempted to elicit a phone payment on a bogus account. No money was paid.

Firefighters Visit Children

Cowell, Wyse Vie For Archbold Mayor

Archbold voters will decide who will be the mayor when they go to the polls for the fall General Election, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Kenny Cowell, an Archbold village councilman, is challenging Jim Wyse, twoterm incumbent mayor. Wyse has held the post since 2004. He defeated Peter D. Short, the incumbent mayor, in the 2003 general election, and was unopposed in […]

Soil Judging


Francis J. Coressel, 83, Archbold, died Oct. 18, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Marlene, and seven children.


Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.

Kerri K. Wertz

Kerri K. Wertz, 42, Defiance, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in Defiance. She was born March 30, 1969, in Beach Grove, Ind., the daughter of Gerald and Judy Taylor. Survivors include a brother, Casey, Defiance; and three nieces, Megan, Sydney, and Natalie Wertz. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Kelby and Corey Wertz. Funeral services […]

FFA News

The Archbold FFA attended the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, Wednesday, Sept. 21. Some members visited the Gwynn Conservation Area to help study for upcoming soil judging competitions. The students were able to see the latest technology, methods and equipment used in the agricultural industry. Wet weather did not allow them to see many of the demonstrations, which usually […]

Holland Man Found Guilty

Fred M. McSurley, 43, Holland, Ohio, was found guilty by a Fulton County Common Pleas Court jury on a felony charge of burglary on Friday, Oct. 7. He had been indicted after breaking into a Swanton home on Jan. 27. Eight men and four women deliberated for four hours before returning a verdict. McSurley’s bond was continued, and a pre-sentence […]