German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association fall meeting, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Speakers: Russell and Marlene Patterson on history of Gerald, Naomi, Freedom Township, and Henry County. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. […]

Assault Case Goes To Prosecutor

A report of an alleged assault of an Archbold man has been forwarded to the Fulton County prosecutor office for review, an Archbold police report states. Police were dispatched to Circle K about 2:15 am, Sunday, Sept. 22, when the victim, Jerry E. Stevens, 55, Archbold, walked into the store asking someone to call 911. The report states Stevens suffered […]

Blue Streaks Win Shootout With Delta

Delta, possibly one of the most underrated football teams in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, gave Archbold all it could handle, Friday, Oct. 11. With the score deadlocked at 21 at halftime, a touchdown in the third quarter gave the Streaks the difference they needed, to win 42- 35 at Delta. With the win the Streaks improve to 6-1, 4-1 […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 8: Melissa Aschemeier, Wauseon, twins (boy & girl).

Six Area Departments Battle Fire In Stryker

The Archbold Fire Department traveled to Stryker around 11:40 am, Thursday, Oct. 10, to join five other departments in battling an apartment building blaze. Bruce Siders, Bryan fire chief, said early reports indicated a child playing with matches or a lighter started the fire in an upstairs bedroom in one of the three apartments at 106 East Mulberry Street. One […]

PHS Cross Country Sweeps BBC Titles

Pettisville captured the boys and girls 2013 Buckeye Border Conference cross country championships, after both teams won the third and final BBC Jamboree of the season, Thursday, Oct. 10, at Stryker. The Birds won every Jamboree this season. The Blackbirds also won the junior high boys and girls BBC titles. “I couldn’t be prouder of our kids and their performances,” […]

One-Man Show Supports FISH

The need for food by persons who cannot afford it increased during July, August, and September, said Nancy Lightner, a volunteer of the Archbold FISH Food Pantry. During July, the food pantry gave away food and other items to 374 people. The following month, the number was 385. In September, the pantry served 395 ages 18-59, 135 children under the […]

Police Talk To Person About Harassment Of USPS Letter Carrier

An officer spoke to a person about a report of harassment against a United States Post Office letter carrier, an Archbold police report states. Officers were told Thursday, Oct. 10, a person in Fox Chase had been bothering a letter carrier on a daily basis starting on Tuesday, Oct. 1. “The person’s actions were making the courier (letter carrier) uncomfortable […]

Jr. High Sports Digest

Pettisville Soccer Pettisville upended Maumee Valley Country Day 5-1, Monday, Oct. 7. The win caps off a perfect 13-0 season for the Birds, as they completed the first undefeated season in junior high soccer history at Pettisville. Eli Grieser put the Birds on the scoreboard in the seventh minute. Four minutes later, Theary Eash pushed a pass to the middle […]

Bruner Does Service Term With Service Adventure

Molly Bruner, PHS ‘13, began a one-year service term with a Service Adventure program in August. Bruner is living in a community with other young adults in a unit house in Raleigh, N.C. She is the daughter of Peg and Keith and a member of Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, a part of Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA. In the […]

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