Roth Arrested

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said APD officers, working in conjunction with the Multi- Area Narcotics Task Force (MAN unit), have arrested Justin J. Roth, 30, Archbold. Roth was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Aug. 19, on a single count of illegal manufacture of drugs. The indictment stems from the discovery of the remnants of a clandestine […]

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 9 1:33 pm: Auto accident, Co. Rd. F at St. Rt. 66, transported three to Fulton County Health Center. 9:43 pm: 7000 block St. Rt. 66, medical, transported to FCHC. Aug. 10 12:07 am: 100 block Garden Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. 2:51 am: 4000 block Co. Rd. 20, medical, transported to FCHC. 8:42 am: 700 block Siegel Dr., […]

AHS Girls Soccer Beats Sylvania Southview

The Archbold girls soccer team raised its record to 3-0 with a 4-0 victory at Sylvania Southview, Saturday, Aug. 31. Jesse Fidler scored the first goal with 30:26 left in the first half. Alicia Hernandez raised the score to 2-0 with a goal at the 27:42 mark in the first half. Hernandez scored her second goal of the day with […]


A fire on Aug. 30, 1913, destroyed almost an entire block of downtown Archbold. Approximately one-half of the business section on the east side of North Defiance Street was lost. Losses were determined at $175,000; approximately 20 buildings were destroyed. Firemen came from Toledo, Wauseon, Bryan, and Ridgeville Corners to help Archbold firemen battle the blaze. In the middle are […]

Fair Sets Four-Day Attendance Record

There were no new singleday attendance records, but the 2013 Fulton County Fair set a new four-day record, when more than 200,000 people went through the gates. The four-day Labor Day weekend period, from Friday through Monday, are the biggest days for attendance. This year, a total of 212,505 people visited from Friday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 2. Records […]

Archbold Fire Log

Aug. 15 6:20 am: Fire alarm, 208 Sylvanus St., property owner: Fulfilling Home, smoke detector triggered by cooking, no damage. Aug. 24 5:58 pm: Fire, Co. Rd. A at Co. Rd. 21-3, controlled burn. Aug. 25 9:16 pm: Structure fire, 15370 Co. Rd. K, assist Wauseon Fire Dept. Aug. 27 1:13 pm: Structure fire, 8763 Co. Rd. 26-2, property owner: […]

AHS Boys Soccer Ties Bryan, Falls To Eagles

The Archbold boys soccer team came from behind to tie Bryan 1-1 in its first-ever Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys soccer match, Tuesday, Aug. 27. The Streaks then dropped their first home contest in nearly three years, 2-1 to Liberty-Benton, Thursday, Aug. 29, in a rematch of the 2012 district championship, when the Streaks prevailed. Archbold stands 2-1-1 on the […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 Jose “Joey” Gonzales III, AHS ‘01, is a soft-spoken Marine soldier who remembers when the Iraqis were shooting at him and his unit. He could see their tracers and hear their guns. A front page photograph shows Gonzales with a truckload of gold bars found by U.S. Marines. The Vivian Rich home at […]

156th Fulton County Fair

Fair time is fun time for youngsters, and the 2013 Fulton County Fair is no exception. Top: Reed Krueger, 10, a Pettisville fifth grader, left, rides the “Sizzler” with Rhett Hudson, 9, Stryker.  Left: Mac Campbell, 12, Archbold, with his 4-H hog, “Miss Kay,” named after a popular television character. Miss Kay was fourth in Campbell’s market hog class. Thursday is […]

Arrest Man In Domestic Case

John M. Luna, 51, 402 High Street, was arrested by Archbold police and charged with two counts of domestic violence after a Saturday, Aug. 24 incident at his residence. Police were dispatched to the home at 2:34 pm. When they arrived, Dalia Patricia Luna, 47, John’s wife, told officers she and her husband had been arguing. He had thrown a […]

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