Bus Purchase Okayed By Pettisville School Board

The Pettisville School Board agreed to trade two old school buses and more than $78,000 in cash for a new bus at a special meeting, Wednesday, June 26. The primary reason for the special session was to approve the bus bid so the vehicle could be ordered. It should arrive prior to the start of the new school year. The […]

Gilbert Junior Dunning

Gilbert Junior Dunning (also known as J.R.) , age 64 years, of Grover Hill, went to be with the Lord on June 26, 2013, at 8:31 a.m. He was born on May 10, 1949, to his father, the late Gilbert Dunning, and his mother, Alta Dunning, who survives. He was one out of 15 siblings. On Dec. 18, 1970, he […]

Village Plans Stryker Street Sidewalk

Appoints APD Officer

Archbold Village Council approved design and bidding documents for a Stryker Street sidewalk, and elevated an Archbold police officer from part-time to full-time at its Monday, July 1 meeting.       Council approved a measure authorizing the design and bidding for a five-feet-wide concrete sidewalk along the north side of Stryker Street, west from DeGroff Avenue to Westfield Drive.       Once […]

Expect Lower Wind Turbine Power Output In Summer

Everyone should count on fairly significant decreases in the amount of electricity produced by the Archbold and Pettisville wind turbines during the summer months, said Aaron Godwin, wind energy consultant. “There just isn’t as much wind in the summer,” he said. The issue came up during the special Pettisville School Board meeting, Wednesday, June 26. In a report to the […]


Delmer O. Gasche, 74, Wauseon, died June 26, 2013. Survivors include his wife, Francita. Howard A. Meck, 93, Archbold, died June 25, 2013. Survivors include his wife, Helen, and five children. Harold W. Schultz, 76, Pettisville, died June 28, 2013.

Joyce M. Kramer

Joyce M. Kramer, age 83, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, July 2, 2013, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Her first job was to serve as a secretary to Judge Newcomer in Bryan. She then became a bookkeeper at the Ohio Gas Company, where she worked for 34 years. After retirement she volunteered at Sauder Village for many years.Joyce was […]

Farmers Markets Underway

Archbold EMS Log

June 14 9:33 pm: 800 block E. Lutz Rd, injury, transported to Fulton County Health Center. June 15 12:20 am: Auto accident, Exit 25, Ohio Turnpike, transported to FCHC. 8:16 am: 200 block Union St., Fayette, medical, mutual aid for Fayette Rescue, call cancelled. June 16 8:10 pm: Jane Ct., injury, transported to FCHC. 10:55 pm: 100 block W. Mechanic […]

2013-07-03 E-Edition

Earn Degrees

Several Archbold residents received degrees during commencement exercises, Saturday, May 18, at Taylor University, Upland, Ind.: Alyssa Beck, Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting; Bethany Rupp, Bachelor of Science degree in social work; Eric Rupp, Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical literature; Nicole Sonnenberg, Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education.