Public Meetings

Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, June 3, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, June 3, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

Vehicle Strikes Man’s Hand

Scott Phillip Hayes, 39, Toledo, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after a car struck his hand about 11:03 pm, Wednesday, May 15. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Hayes was walking north on the east side of St. Rt. 66. He attempted to flag down a ride, and was struck in the left hand […]

Earn Degrees

Area students who earned associate degrees from Northwest State Community College during its 43rd commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 11: Archbold Christa Beery, cum laude, Associate of Applied Business in office administrative services, Phi Theta Kappa; Wendy Bostelman, Brian Saneholtz, Associate of Applied Business in information technology; McCaylen Croninger (cum laude), McKayla Waidelich, Associate of Arts & Associate of Science; Kyle […]

All-Star Baseball Game, May 31

Three Archbold varsity baseball players from Archbold have been selected to play in the Six-County All- Star Baseball Game, Friday, May 31, 6:30 pm, in Bryan. Michael Walker, Zach Short, and Taylor Price were selected to play in the nineinning game, which is only for seniors.

Earn Degrees

Laci Gautsche and Rachel Kelley, both of Archbold, are members of the 2013 graduating class at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Gautsche received a bachelor’s degree in art and education licensure. Kelley earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. —– Katie M. Weber, PHS ‘09, graduated Sunday, May 5, from Adrian (Mich.) College with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in […]

Tractor Fire Call Cancelled

A call for a tractor on fire inside a barn was cancelled before Archbold Fire Department trucks arrived, said Andy Brodbeck, AFD chief. Brodbeck said AFD received the call about 4:07 pm, Wednesday, May 22, for a tractor on fire inside a barn at 26419 Co. Rd. E. The tractor was owned by Ross Nofziger, 26378 Co. Rd. D. Brodbeck […]


Fulton Co. Health Center

May 16: Sabrina & Josiah Houck, Wauseon, boy. May 17: Lisa & Andrew Richardson, Fayette, girl. May 18: Erica & Kyle Volkman, Wauseon, boy. May 19: Joy & Steve Fruchey, Wauseon, girl. May 21: Marissa & Aaron Schmidt, Wauseon, girl. May 23: Blanc & Gabe Rodriguez, Archbold, boy.

Walker Signs Letter Of Intent

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s and honor’s lists at Defiance College for the 2013 spring semester. Dean’s list: Jacob Clark, Kelsi Knisely, Kathrine Miller, Archbold; Mary Borer, Katherine Knisely, Crystal Messner, Fayette; Michael Deffely, Jr., Pettisville. Honors list: Christina Crossgrove, Tabitha Mowel, William Sigg, Kelli Tuckerman, Gregory Whitacre, Archbold; April Bailey, Ashley Miller, Fayette. Students must earn […]

Archbold Fire Log

May 1 3:22 pm: Possible fire, Sauder Manufacturing, 830 West Barre Rd., broken sprinkler pipe. May 7 4:07 pm: Smoke investigation, 716 Ringenberg Dr., property owner: Wilbur Haas, same address; owner was fogging for bugs, set off smoke detector. 5:18 pm: US20A at St. Rt. 66, unknown substance on road; liquid fertilizer, spilled from intersection of St. Rt. 66 and […]

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