Johnston Not Guilty In Accidental Shooting

Craig A. Johnston, the 35- year-old Wauseon man who owned the shotgun that was involved in the March 14 accidental shooting death of Michael J. Schwartz, Jr., 13, Wauseon, has been found not guilty. Johnston had been charged with negligent homicide in Fulton County Western District Court in connection with the incident. Felipe Villanueva, Jr., 14, Wauseon, was convicted of […]

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 10 4:59 pm: Circle K, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Aug. 11 12:28 pm: 200 block Burke St., medical, transported to Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Bryan. Aug. 13 6:09 am: 300 block Stryker St., medical, transported to FCHC. Aug. 14 9:35 am: 400 block E. Holland St., medical, transported to FCHC. 3:08 pm: Williams Co. Rd. 23.50 […]


Friday, Aug. 319:00 AM Out of Field & Antique Tractor Pulls – GrandstandJudging Agriculture, Fruits, Vegetables, Canned Goods10:00 AM ALSA Open Llama & Alpaca Show – Spangler Arena12:00 PM Judging Open Poultry – Poultry BarnJudging Culinary & Floral – Arts & Crafts Building5:00 PM Baked Goods Auction – South Stage6:00 PM Judging Beef Breeding – Jr. Fair & Open Class […]

Collegiate Connection

The Trine University women’s soccer team has been picked to finish seventh in the 2012 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association preseason poll. The Thunder finished 2011 with a 5-13-2 record and was seventh in the conference with a 3-11-2 record. The team returns its second leading scorer, sophomore Trisha King, AHS ‘11, who tallied four goals last season. After winning their […]

Aug. 15 Fire Causes $215,000 In Damage To Home Near Fayette

The Archbold Fire Department was one of five called to assist Fayette Fire Department with a house fire at 11508 Co. Rd 27-1, Wednesday, Aug. 15. Bob Stillion, Fayette FD chief, said the fire was reported at 12:50 am. He said the owner, Jeffrey Pember, was awakened by his two dogs. The first floor of the home was filled with […]

Police Investigate Child Enticement

Archbold police are investigating a Sunday, Aug. 19 incident, in which a man in a truck was asking children to get into his vehicle. Police were called to the 200 block of East Mechanic Street about 9:21 pm. Officers spoke to both the person with the truck and the children at the scene. They are gathering more information.

Fulton County Fair Has A $1.4 Million Price Tag

Counting the Cost

And you thought your utility bills were high. Last year, the Fulton County Fair Board paid $128,108.59 for electricity, water, and phone service. But staggering as that sum is, it’s less than 10 percent of the $1.4 million the fair board spent to stage the Fulton County Fair and maintain the fairgrounds in 2011. “I don’t think people realize how […]

Pettisville JV Soccer Falls To Southview

The Pettisville junior varsity soccer team took an early season 2-0 loss at home to Sylvania Southview, Monday, Aug. 20. Sylvania scored in the 21st minute on a corner kick that deflected off a Pettisville defender into the back of the onion bag. The second goal for Sylvania was scored in the sixth minute of the second half with a […]

ACT Announces Cast For “Porridgegate”

Several Archbold residents are part of the Archbold Community Theatre childrens production of “Porridgegate,” which opens Friday, Sept. 28. “Porridgegate” is a parody of two classic fairytales with a comic twist. Spencer Barhite is Builda Bear, who disapproves of his wife’s porridge. When a bowl goes missing, scandal ensues. Goldie Locks, played by Meggie Mello, has been arrested in connection […]

Archbold Fire Log

Aug. 15 1:32 pm: Field fire, Co. Rd. 27 south of US20, assist Fayette Fire Department, call cancelled, controlled burn. Aug. 23 12:59 am: House fire, 11508 Co. Rd. 27-1, assist Fayette Fire Department.