Sauder Village Opens With Small Changes

When Sauder Village opens for the season, Tuesday, May 1, visitors will be greeted with no major changes, but many smaller ones. “There were no major changes, but obviously we changed things in the village,” said Jeanette Smith, Sauder Village director of sales & marketing. “In the museum building, where we keep a lot of our collections, some of the […]

Five Sentenced Recently

Sentences were recently handed down against five people, three men and two women, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Sentenced were: •Lacey M. Alvarez, 23, Delta; previously pled guilty to possession of heroin; on or about Oct. 12, 2011, was in possession of the drug; sentenced March 26 to two years community control; ordered to pay cost of prosecution and […]


Words cannot begin to express the tremendous outpouring of love and support we have received during the sudden loss of our loved one. We would like to deeply show our appreciation by thanking family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, ministers, medical personnel and the many others who stood by us through visits, cards, meals, prayers, phone calls and other acts of kindness. […]

OHSAA Adds Seventh Football Division

The Ohio High School Athletic Association will add a seventh tournament division in football beginning in 2013, said Daniel B. Ross, commissioner. The addition was approved by the OHSAA Board of Directors by a 6-3 vote during its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 12. The plan places the top 10 percent of schools based on enrollment in Division I, […]

Archbold Police Log

April 5 12:37 pm: Arrested Joe Soto on warrant, 100 block South St. 2:50 pm: Delivered summons, Holland Ct. apartments. 4:23 pm: Loose puppy, 100 block S. Defiance St. 7:03 pm: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop, subject returned and paid. 7:15 pm: Dog running at large, 200 block E. Beech St. 9:18 pm: Suspicious activity, 400 block S. Defiance St., advised […]

Police Investigate Possible Animal Cruelty Case

Archbold police are investigating a possible case of animal cruelty after receiving a report on Monday, April 2, that a dog might be neglected in the 1100 block of S. Defiance St. Police observed the animal on Monday, April 2. The dog was chained to a doghouse. There was an empty pot near the dog and a child’s swimming pool […]

Pitching Leads The Way For AHS Softball In 5-1 Week

The Archbold softball team won three games by the score of 1-0 while winning five of six contests last week. The Streaks defeated Liberty Center, Fairview, and Lima Bath by 1-0 counts; were victorious over Delta 13-3 and Findlay 11-3, and lost to Springfield 6-5. AHS 1, Liberty Center 0 Archbold opened the defense of its Northwest Ohio Athletic League […]

Father, Son Take Fremont Features

John and Brian Huffman, father and son kart racers from Archbold, each had feature wins in respecting classes at the kart track in Fremont, Sunday, April 15. The racing was a special fund-raiser for cancer research. John Huffman was running in the Briggs oval class, (360-pound minimum weight). He swept both heats and won the feature event. Brian Huffman won […]

Archbold EMS Log

March 19 11:26 am: 500 block Haven Dr., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. March 20 9 am: Fairlawn Haven, fall, transported to FCHC. March 21 9:29 am: 19000 block Co. Rd. H-J, medical, refused treatment. 11:34 am: Fairlawn Haven, fall, transported to FCHC. March 23 4:33 am: 300 block Short- Buehrer Rd., medical, transported to FCHC. 9:34 pm: […]

Theft Foiled; Plate Stolen

An apparent attempted theft from an auto was thwarted about 12:58 am, Saturday, March 31. Brandon Grime, 18, 404 Brussel St., told police as he was returning to his residence at about 12:30 am, he observed a subject walking down the sidewalk, looking into parked cars. When Grime got home, he locked his car, and set the alarm system. About […]

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