Archbold Police Log

Dec. 2 3:20 pm: A mini-pickup truck, driven by Larry T. Yeager-Ray, 16, Wauseon, with passenger Eric Israel, 16, Wauseon, was traveling north on South Defiance Street, and was stopped in traffic in front of St. John’s Christian Church. A car, driven by Cyle J. Miller, 18, Swanton, was traveling north behind the Yeager- Ray vehicle. They collided. Miller was […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve a Nov. 25 theft. A thief pried open the window of a rural Swanton home. Taken: a laptop computer, .45-caliber revolver, and jewelry. Total value: $5,775. Informants call 1-800-255- 1122. Calls are confidential and anonymous. Informants eligible for rewards of up to $1,000.

AHS JV Girls Win Two

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team won a pair of home games last week. Fairview came to town, Tuesday, Dec. 6. The defense kept the Apaches from scoring a field goal the entire game and AHS won easily, 39-4. Winter Fricke had 11 points and five assists. Hannah Hesterman had six points and Selena Espinoza had five rebounds. Evergreen […]

Bernice J. Rufenacht

Bernice J. Rufenacht, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Dec. 9, 2011, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice. She was born Dec. 16, 1926, near Wauseon, the daughter of Moses and Ida (Nofzinger) Nofziger. She married Maynard Rufenacht on Nov. 20, 1955, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2006. A lifelong resident of […]

Area Crash Reports

Several area crash reports are on file with the Fulton County Sheriff Department. No injuries were reported. 8:19 am, Monday, Nov. 21: a pickup, driven by Eric L. Beck, 23, rural Archbold, owned by Gerig Eavespouting, pulling a trailer, was traveling east on US20A. A car, driven by Patty J. Nafziger, 62, rural Wauseon, was traveling south on Co. Rd. […]


Archbold Wrestling Genoa Middle School Invitational, Saturday, Dec. 3 Perrysburg 216, Sandusky Perkins 207.5, Oak Harbor 128, Archbold 93, Springfield 82, Wauseon 79, Genoa 73, Carey 60 Individual place finishers: Garrett Grime and Mitch Hogrefe, first; Lukas Rufenacht and Derek Humbert, second; Austin Wilson, fourth. Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold defeated Stryker 47-14, Tuesday, Dec. 6 to open the […]

Carl C. Beck

Carl C. Beck, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. 8, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Jan. 4, 1919, near Archbold, the son of Joseph and Amanda (Baer) Beck. He married Esther Thut, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 28, 2001. He, with his wife, was a missionary with […]

Archbold Defends ALS-1

Matter Goes Before Advisory Board

There is now a framework in place to get issues concerning the Fulton County EMS contracts resolved. As a result of a Thursday, Dec. 8 meeting between Village of Archbold and other officials at the Fulton County Commissioners office, an advisory group will be reestablished to make recommendations about the county-funded advanced life support system. In essence, the advisory group […]

PHS Boys Beat NC, Fall To Tinora

Down 27-26 to start the final quarter, the Pettisville boys basketball team outscored North Central 11-7 in the final eight minutes to defeat the Eagles 37- 34, Thursday, Dec. 8, in a Buckeye Border Conference battle. The Birds hosted Tinora, Saturday, Dec. 10. The Rams led 17-11 after one and never looked back, winning 59-37. PHS 37, NC 34 Playing […]

Local Woman Sentenced To One Year Community Control

Jen Gisel, 22, rural Archbold, was sentenced to one year of community control on a charge of forgery, Monday, Dec. 5. Gisel was originally indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on charges of forgery and attempted theft from an elderly person or disabled adult. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said on April 10, she forged a check reportedly […]

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