2012-10-24

AHS Girls Soccer Falls In District Semifinal

Swanton 3, Archbold 1

The Archbold girls soccer team lost 3-1 to Swanton in the Division III district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Swanton.-Posted 10.23, 8 pm

Eldor Volkman

Feb. 1, 1921-Oct. 16, 2012

Eldor Volkman, 91, of Archbold and formerly of Deshler, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. He was born in Freedom Township, Henry County, to John & Katherine (Gerken) Volkman. On Feb. 21, 1950, he joyfully married Janet Norden at St. John Lutheran Church, Freedom Township. At an early age Eldor began farming with his father. He continued […]

Get Serious About Wheels On Downtown Sidewalks



While the bicycle, roller blade, and skateboard seasons may be winding down, something must be done to protect adults and children using downtown sidewalks. Bikes moving at even a moderate pace have collided with pedestrians coming out of storefronts in the downtown historic district. Serious injuries and broken bones have been recorded. The Archbold law prohibiting bicycles and other ride-on […]

Woman Sentenced



A woman was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, Oct. 16: •Maribel Cortez-Rivera, 36, Fayette; between Aug. 19, 2007, and Sept. 1, 2011, failed to provide adequate care to a child under 18 years of age; indicted Feb. 27 on two counts, endangering children; entered guilty plea to single count, endangering children, Aug. 14; sentenced to 180 days […]

AHS Boys Soccer Wins District Title

Archbold 2, Liberty-Benton 0

The Archbold boys soccer team won its first district title ever, defeating Liberty-Benton 2-0 in a Division III district final at Wapakoneta, Saturday, Oct. 27. David Bontrager scored both goals for the Streaks. Archbold plays Ottawa Hills in a regional semifinal, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 7 pm, at Findlay High School. The Green Bears beat Continental 3-0 in their district title […]

Lloyd J. Grieser



Lloyd J. Grieser, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born March 1, 1918, near Archbold, the son of Verden and Nellie (Short) Grieser, and married Elvesta Christner on March 1, 1940. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, he worked at Rich Ford as a […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 The two Fulton County men who were probably infected by the West Nile Virus have been released from FCHC. Troy Double, maintenance supervisor of Archbold parks, and Kevin Wikstrom, Whitehouse, guide the Archbold Civil War cannon in its new coat of correct black paint onto its period-correct mount in Ruihley Park, Tuesday, according […]

Jr. High Sports Digest



Pettisville competed in the Division III middle school state cross country championships, Sunday, Oct. 21, at Groveport High School. The girls team was the state runner-up, placing second with 79 points. Baltimore Liberty Union won with 47. Individually, Alexa Leppelmeier placed fifth in 12:02. Elizabeth Sauder was 10th in 12:16; Kamryn Hostetler, 27th, 12:56; Nichole Foor, 38th, 13:14; Sarah Herring, […]

Archbold Schools Excellent With Distinction

Pettisville Schools Excellent

Preliminary data shows the Archbold Area School District has earned the Excellent with Distinction ranking on the Ohio Department of Education school district report cards for the 2011-12 school year. Pettisville received an Excellent ranking. All Fulton County school districts are at least Excellent; four are Excellent with Distinction. The data is considered preliminary. State officials continue to investigate “data […]

Ruby P. Fielitz



Ruby P. Fielitz, age 85, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had been a volunteer at the former Detwiler Hospital in Wauseon and the Fulton County Health Center. Ruby was born in Williams County on Sept. 27, 1927, the daughter of Vernon and Fern (Miller) […]


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