Mike Marti, AHS ’85 Grad, Promoted To Army Colonel

Career soldier Mike Marti now wears eagles on his shoulders, the insignia of a U.S. Army colonel. The right to wear the eagles does not come easy. Marti, a 1985 Archbold High School graduate, has dedicated his adult life to what soldiers call the “profession of arms.” It can be hard for someone without knowledge of, or experience with, the […]

Archbold Police Log

May 18 12:01 pm: Assisted Archbold Rescue, West Haven Assisted Living. 3 pm: Crossing guard duty, Lafayette St. at S. Defi ance St. 3:57 pm: Unruly juvenile, 100 block South St., both parties calmed down and agreed not to be argumentative when officers left. 4:30 pm: Citation to Kelly Johnson, 53, Stryker, for passing a stopped school bus with its […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, June 4, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, June 4, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building.



Danny Young, an Archbold senior, won the 300 hurdles state championship at the Div. II state track & field championships, Saturday, June 2. Young won the finals in 38.0 seconds, beating the second-place finisher by 95 one-hundredths (.95) of a second. Other results: •The Archbold girls 4×400 team of Angelica Reyes, Kassidy Garrow, Tressa Parsley, and Jensyn Garrow finished fourth in […]

Young Wins Regional Title

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Estate of Cynthia Torres, deceased, South Bend, Ind., plaintiff vs K&G Trucking, Bryan, defendant. Other civil. Wells Fargo Bank, Ft. Mill, S.C., plaintiff vs Crystal Franks, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Discover, New Albany, plaintiff vs Sandra Davis, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Bank of America, Plano, Texas, plaintiff vs Kenneth Ramay, Fayette, defendant. Foreclosure. HSBC Bank, Bradon, Fla., plaintiff […]

Meister Brings Passion To Job

Tim Meister, outgoing Archbold High School principal, spoke of passion during his speech to the Class of 2012 during the AHS graduation ceremony, Sunday, May 27. Passion is a good word for Meister to use, because he pursued the principal job with passion and intensity. He isn’t merely an educator who rambles on about test scores and credit hours; he […]

2012-05-30 E-Edition

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Andy Brenneman and Ada Miller were married June 6, 1952, at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Ed Frey and Menno Good. They are the parents of six children: Sharon (Larry) Vandemark, Elida; MaryAnn (Bob) Moore, Elida; Byron (Sue) Brenneman, Elida; Deb (Jay) Hoover, Byron, Ill.; Brenda (Ken) Good, Elida; and Bonnie (Tim) Good, Lima. They have 24 grandchildren and […]

William A. “Bill” Swisher

William A. “Bill” Swisher, age 68, of Archbold, passed away in his home on Friday, May 25, 2012. Prior to his retirement on May 5, 2008, he had been the plant manager for Arrow Tru Line in Archbold. Bill had also worked in quality control for Bard Manufacturing in Bryan. Bill was born in Toledo, Ohio, on April 30, 1944, […]

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