Aschliman, Downey Elected To School Board; Wyse Reelected Mayor

Bob Aschliman and John Downey were the top vote getters in the five-way race for Archbold School Board; incumbents were the winners in the Village of Archbold; but challengers won in Franklin Township. Those are just some of the results of the Tuesday, Nov. 8 general election. Aschliman, a former school board member, was the top vote-getter with 1,406 votes. […]


Grace E. Amstutz, 89, Wauseon, died Nov. 2, 2011. Survivors include one son. Melvin Richard Weigel, 86, Archbold, died Nov. 5, 2011. Survivors include two children.

Streaks Beat LCC 3-2, Advance To Div. III Regional Championship

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated Lima Central Catholic 3-2, Wednesday, Nov. 2, in a Division III regional semifinal contest at Ottawa Hills High School. “It was a huge win for our girls,” said James Kidder, AHS head coach. “That’s the best soccer I’ve seen them play. “They worked so hard.” The Thunderbirds, who finished 13-4-3, defeated Kalida 1-0 in […]

PHS Class Of 1951 Reunion

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Regional Title

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Barry L Cline, rural Archbold, speeding, 50-35, Ottokee St., Wauseon, $47, $88. Max R. Fenton, rural Wauseon, illegal left turn at intersection, St. Rt. 108 at Co. Rd. K, $102, $88. […]

Pettisville School Board Hears About New Building Issues

The Pettisville School Board discussed issues with the new building during its Monday, Nov. 7 meeting. One of the major issues is the lighting in the gym, which is very poor. New lights have been ordered and contractors will replace the fixtures to improve the lighting when the new units arrive. Contractors also have agreed to a test additional acoustical […]


An article about an auto crash published in the Oct. 26 issue of this newspaper contained several errors. The correct article is as follows: Con L. Wyse, 43, 405 South Defiance Street, Archbold, was driving a pickup truck south on South Defi- ance Street about 10:45 am, Saturday, Oct. 15, with passenger Nicholas KC Wyse, 14, same address. Following the […]

EMS Contract

Commissioners, Council Wrangle Over New Agreement

The Village of Archbold, Archbold Fire Department, and Fulton County Commissioners are in the midst of a dispute over renegotiation of county Emergency Medical Service contracts. The contracts expire at the end of the year. Negotiations between the commissioners and county fire departments have been going on most of the year. Dean Genter, Fulton County commissioner, is concerned about the […]

Woman Dies After Crash; Swanton EMT Killed

A Swanton Fire Department firefighter and emergency medical technician, and a South Bend, Ind., woman were killed in auto mishaps recently. Cynthia M. Torres, 18, South Bend, was a passenger in a car that was traveling north on St. Rt. 109 about 11:48 pm, Friday, Oct. 28. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states the driver of the car failed […]

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