Pettisville School Board To Sell House

The Pettisville Board of Education set an auction date of Sunday, June 23, 7 pm, for the sale of the schoolowned property across from the school on Summit St. The board voted to sell the home at its Monday, June 10 meeting. The house was used for additional storage space prior to building the new school. It served as an […]

Woman Cited After Crash

Charlotte M. Rosebrock, 80, Archbold, was cited for disobeying a stop sign by Fulton County sheriff deputies. Rosebrock was one of two drivers in a two-vehicle accident that occurred about 9:47 am, Friday, May 31, at the intersection of Co. Rds. F and 20. Rosebrock was driving a sport-utility vehicle west on Co. Rd. F, while Nancy Allan, 56, rural […]

April Unemployment Drops One Percent

Unemployment in Fulton County in April was down a full percentage point from March, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services announced last week. ODJFS estimated 7.9% of the labor force was out of work, down from 8.9% in March. It is the lowest unemployment rate so far in 2013. In spite of the decline in unemployment, ODJFS said […]


“ABC 4 Maddy” Team Tops $35,000 In Annual Relay For Life Fund-Raiser

Dorothy Lambert said last week the Relay For Life team “ABC 4 Maddy” would reach Relay’s Topaz level, raising $35,000 for cancer research. Deb Buehrer, team cochair, said she kept thinking, “Well, I don’t know if we’re going to be able to do it.” In the end, Lambert was right. ABC 4 Maddy collected $35,563.85, more than enough to reach […]

Three Men Arrested On Assault, Domestic Violence, Theft Charges

Archbold police arrested three men in connection with three separate incidents in the last two weeks. Anthony C. Parsons, 24, 305 Lincoln St., was arrested Friday, May 31, after an incident at the apartment he shares with Meagan E. Dallas, 22. Dallas told police the two had been arguing. She told Parsons she was terminating their relationship. Between 6:15 and […]

AHS Girls 4×400 Places Third In State

Kinsey Smith, Pettisville Boys 4x800 Finish Eighth

The Archbold girls 4×400- meter relay team of Meridith Short, Kassidy Garrow, Tressa Parsley, and Jensyn Garrow placed third in the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. The Streaks ran the race in 4 minutes, 1.39 seconds. The winning team from Versailles won in 3:58.73. Eighth Kinsey Smith, an AHS senior, finished eighth in […]

Update: National Weather Services Confirms Tornadoes In Henry County

            The National Weather Service reported Friday, June 14 that four separate tornadoes, with wind speeds as high as 95 miles per hour, struck in Henry County Wednesday, June 12.              No significant damage has been reported in Archbold or the Archbold area, although the area was under a tornado warning that night.             Damage was found in or near […]

Nagels Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Delbert and Evelyn Nagel, rural Ridgeville Corners, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Delbert Nagel and Evelyn Otte were married June 23, 1963, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon Township, by Rev. Henry Dirks. They have two children, Ed (Hallie) Nagel, rural Swanton, and Sara (Craig) Rosenbeck, Irving, Texas. The couple will celebrate the occasion with family.

Public Meetings

Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, June 12, 8 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, June 17, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, June 17, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Water & Sewer […]