Roth Indicted In Archbold Meth Lab Case

The Fulton County Grand Jury has indicted Justin J. Roth, 30, Archbold, on one count of illegal manufacture of drugs, in connection with a methamphetamine lab found in the village of Archbold. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said, “On or about July 4 to July 5, he (Roth) allegedly manufactured or engaged in a part […]

Helen H. Ide

Aug. 12, 1914-Aug. 10, 2013 Two days prior to her 99th birthday, Helen Ide passed away at her residence in Los Gatos, Calif. Helen was born in Sheboygan, Wis., and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. She attended Milwaukee Downer College and graduated from Clarke College with a degree in teaching. Her field was home economics. She met Henry B. Ide in […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; childrens ministry spotlight; child dedication; offertory, “Oceans.” Message by Jesse Kahler. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, prayer meeting. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Karla Roth, worship leader; Buffy Riley, chorister; Angie Wyse, kindergarten blessing. Message, “God Knows Us!” Steve Heatwole. Wednesday: MYF, JYF. Zion Mennonite Sunday: Morgan Roth, prelude, interlude, offering; […]

Paparazzi In Archbold

Students Move Into Desks, Lockers

While the Archbold Area School District calls it an open house, it’s actually more of a moving-in night for students. The elementary and middle schools held open houses Monday night, Aug. 19, and students took the opportunity to put their supplies in their desks and lockers. Left: Amya Coulon, a third grader in Tami Manley’s class, gets help arranging her […]


Otis W. Plassman, 83, Wauseon, died Aug. 14, 2013. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, and seven children. Virginia M. Frank, 77, Archbold, died Aug. 19, 2013. Survivors include two children. Betty M. Nofziger, 92, Wauseon, died Aug. 19, 2013.


Thank you hardly expresses the gratitude for all the support we have received from our friends, church family, and the community. Special thanks to Pastor Paul Reichart and Todd Grisier for their compassion and care during this difficult time. The family of Jim TrudelRobin,Collin, Allie, and AvaGrant and ErinJohn, Janette and JaneTrudel

Recipe Corner

La Bête Noire Cake 1 cup water3/4 cup sugar9 tablespoons (1 stick plus 1 tablespoon) unsalted butter, diced18 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped6 large eggs Ganache: 1 cup heavy whipping cream8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 10” diameter springform pan. Line bottom of pan with parchment round; butter parchment. Wrap three layers of heavy-duty […]

FCHC Top-Ranked For Surgery

Consumer Reports, the nationally-known independent product-testing organization, recently ranked the Fulton County Health Center at the top of its scale for surgery. FCHC, a private, nonprofit hospital in Wauseon, was one of 11 ranked at the top of the scale out of 114 Ohio hospitals rated. Based on 2009 data, the latest available, The Ohio Hospital Council said there are […]

Archbold Fire Log

July 26 9:56 pm: Bonfire, St. Rt. 2 at Co. Rd. 26, talked to landowner. July 27 1:37 pm: Fire alarm, Noble Automotive, cancelled. Aug. 1 7:11 pm: Fire alarm, Napoleon Lynx, sprinkler activated, no fire. 1:41 pm: Fire alarm, Fairlawn Haven, faulty detector, no fire. Aug. 7 12:01 am: Fire alarm, Fairlawn Haven, faulty detector, no fire.