Puzzling Leak Persists At Pool

A persistent leak somewhere in the Archbold swimming pool, or its associated filters and piping, is still causing problems for the Archbold Park Board. In the fall, the board had the joint between the walls and the floor of the pool recaulked, at a cost of about $3,400. It didn’t fix the problem, but the work needed to be done […]

Police Look Into Incident

Archbold police are looking into an alleged assault and aggravated burglary that occurred in an apartment in the village around 10 pm, Saturday, Jan. 7. Officers were dispatched to the residence of Noah Pelmear, 21, 402 South Defi ance Street, Apt. C, on an assault call. When officers arrived, they were told the persons involved left. The police report indicates […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 6: Marissa & Aaron Baus, Wauseon, boy; Katharine & Kyle Link, Fayette, girl. Jan. 8: Brittany & Aaron Stewart, Wauseon, girl. Jan. 9: Staci Whetro, West Unity, boy; Katie Gase, Swanton, girl. Jan. 10: Tabitha Keller, Napoleon, boy. A daughter, Avery Jo, was born Dec. 20, 2011, at Toledo Hospital, Toledo, to Matt and Stefanie […]

Pool Tournament Winners

Kruses Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Morris and Gwen (Croninger) Kruse, Ridgeville Township, will celebrate thier 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 20, 2012. The couple was married at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Stryker, in 1952 by A.C. Hahn, pastor. They are the parents of three children: Mrs. Rick (Barb) Baden, Dave (Deb) Kruse, and Mike (Pam) Kruse, Ridgeville Corners. They have seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. […]

Archbold Fire Log

Dec. 23 2:54 pm: Ohio Turnpike, 30-mile marker, possible vehicle fire; vehicle owner: Julia Posteraro, Washington, D.C.; radiator hose broke loose, spraying anti-freeze over hot engine, creating smoke. No fire. Dec. 24 11:58 pm: 6116 Co. Rd. 18, storage shed fire, assist Wauseon Fire Department. Dec. 31 11:43 pm: 2 Monterey Court, problem with fireplace; Patty Gisel, property owner, removed […]


NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m., NWOESC, 205 Nolan Parkway, Archbold. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Monday, Jan. 23, 12-6 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board […]

Former Bruce’s Juices Store Is Facebook Topic

Memories of the former gas station and convenience store at Ridgeville Corners were topics of conversation on the social media Internet website Facebook recently. As the building was being torn down, people shared memories of the convenience store known to many as “Bruce’s Juices.” A man in his 50s said he remembered when the building was a gas station. He […]

Financial Aid Workshop Jan. 30

A financial aid workshop for high school seniors and parents is Monday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m., at the Archbold High School lecture hall.

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of traffi c offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic And Criminal Mary Barker, Swanton, speeding, 76-55, St. Rt. 108, $100, $64; expired plates, $100, $88. Dexter L. Engel, Archbold, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, Co. Rd. 24 at […]

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