Unemployment Up Across Four Counties

Unemployment in the fourcounty area went up one-half of one percentage point during June, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported last week. Unemployment in the area ranged from a high of 7.9% in Fulton County to a low of 7.2% in Williams County. Defiance County unemployment was 7.4%; Henry County, 7.8%. The Fulton County unemployment rate in […]

Mary Lou Strickler

Mary Lou Strickler passed away on July 24, 2013, in her home. Mary had a wonderful sense of humor and loved telling stories. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and really cherished special times with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary always went out of her way to make friends with new acquaintances and made everyone feel special. […]

Richard L. “Dick” Schlueter

Richard L. “Dick” Schlueter, age 76, of Quincy, Mich., and formerly of Pettisville, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in his home. Prior to his retirement he had owned and operated, along with his wife “Dee,” the former Dick and Dee’s Photography Studio in Pettisville for over 40 years.  Dick was born in Defiance on April 20, 1937, […]

Four County Packet Pick-Up Days Aug. 8 & 12

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Thursday, Aug. 8 and Monday, Aug. 12, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Students may also pay their school fees and check on uniform orders at that time. Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 19 for juniors and new students, and […]


Edna I. Rice, 89, Archbold, died July 30, 2013. Survivors include four children.

2013-07-31 E-Edition

Street Project Going Well

Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said the Lindau Street reconstruction project is going well. By late this week, he expects workers to start connecting new waterlines to homes in the area. Excavation for street construction is expected to start soon, he said.

Archbold EMS Log

July 14 10:35 am: 600 block N. Defiance St., medical, person left scene before rescue arrived. July 15 10:49 am: 500 block W. Linfoot St., medical, mutual aid for Wauseon Rescue, transported to Fulton County Health Center by Wauseon. July 16 12:43 pm: 1000 block Co. Rd. 21-3, medical, transported to Henry County Hospital. 3:09 pm: Monterey Court, injury, transported […]

Earn Degrees

David Dominique and Jordan Fruchey, both of Archbold, recently earned Bachelor of Science degrees from Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich. Dominique also graduated magna cum laude.

Archbold Fire Log

July 13 7:27 pm: Gas leak, 701 Burr Rd., Wauseon, mutual aid for Wauseon Fire Department. July 20 10:50 am: Car fire, Exit 34, Ohio Turnpike, mutual aid for Wauseon Fire Department, call cancelled, could not locate fire. 12:26 pm: Brush fire, Ohio Turnpike, 26-mile marker, small controlled fire in field north of turnpike. 9:32 pm: Fire in semi trailers, […]