Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 17: Tasha & Charles Grieser, Archbold, girl. A son, Ryker Allen, was born Aug. 12, 2013, at Defi- ance Regional Medical Center to Cody and Karelle Best, Edon. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Grandparents include Steve and Vicki Miller, Pettisville, and Gary and Reta Best, Edon. Great-grandparents include Lester […]

Elizabeth M. “Betty” Nofziger

Elizabeth M. “Betty” Nofziger, age 92 years, of Wauseon, passed from this life into eternity, late Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born April 12, 1921, near Archbold, the daughter of Otto and Cora (Vonier) Leininger. She married Harold S. Nofziger on March 30, 1940, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1993. […]

NWOAL Approves Football Expansion

In an effort to reach an even number of league schools participating in football, the Northwest Ohio Athletic League has voted unanimously to approve a revision to its constitution. The new legislation allows the NWOAL two options for football. The first option allows a tenth school to join the league without becoming a full member of the NWOAL. The second […]

No Adjustment Needed

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of traffic offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Tripp, Wauseon, Camellia M. failed to yield right-of-way, Sycamore St. at Ottokee St., Wauseon, $102, $88. Lori A. Miller, rural Wauseon, disobeyed traffic signal, N. Shoop Ave. at E. Linfoot St., Wauseon, $37, […]

AHS Tennis Falls To Cats

The Archbold girls tennis team fell to Napoleon 3-2, Monday, Aug. 19. Singles: 1. Krista Leupp (A) def. Haley Altman 6-1, 6-4. 2. Olivia Krieger (A) def. Hailey Altman 6-0, 6-2. 3. Andrea Braun (N) def. Shelby Cline 6-2, 4-6, 6-1. Doubles: 1. Courtney Smith and Lauren Saputo (N) def. Jessica Lindsay and Vivana Garcia 6-1, 6-1. 2. Amber Grunhagen […]

Cut Ribbon For Staffing Firm

A ribbon was cut Thursday, Aug. 22, officially opening the new office of Career Staffing, LLC, a temporary staffing firm, at 114 North Defiance St., downtown Archbold. Assisting with the ribbon-cutting are, from left: Dee Zavala, company president; Sharon Lee and Chad Haley, part owners; Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator; Jeff Fryman, president, village council, and Julie Brink, director, Archbold […]

Local Woman Charged With Domestic Violence

Tiffany Ann Knapp, 29, Archbold, has been arrested and charged with domestic violence. Archbold police were called to the Knapp residence, 206 La Choy Dr., on a report of a domestic case that had become physical at 7:40 pm, Thursday, Aug. 22. Michael C. Knapp, 36, Tiffany’s husband, told officers the couple got into an argument, and ended up wrestling […]

AHS Girls Soccer Beats Springfield, Ottawa Hills

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated Springfield and Ottawa Hills to start the season with a 2-0 record. The Streaks opened the season at home against the Blue Devils, Tuesday, Aug. 20. Leading 1-0 at the half, AHS scored twice more in the second half for a 3-0 victory. Jesse Fidler scored the only goal in the first half with […]


NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Sept. 2, closed; Sept. 4, birthdays celebrated; Sept. 9, Cheryl Witt, Medicare; Sept. 11, Just Us Two music; Sept. 16, Curtis Johnson, antique tractors; […]