FFA News

The Archbold High School FFA chapter recently held its annual fruit sale fund-raiser. It is the only fund-raiser the chapter conducts, and raises funds to support the activities the FFA chapter participates in and provides for its members. Products sold included a variety of citrus fruits, nuts, apples, and smoked turkeys. Throughout the week FFAers got the fruit sorted and […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: “My Soul Magnifies the Lord,” “Jesus Messiah,” Offering, “How Many Kings,” “You Along Can Rescue.” Message, “Is Higher, Made Lower, for…,” Jesse Kahler. St. James Lutheran Sunday: Fourth Sunday in Advent service led by James Strawn. Andrew Francis, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist. “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” Brass Angels handbell choir, directed by Mary Leininger. St. Martin’s […]

Crisp Vanilla Butter Cookies

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Powder (or 1/2 teaspoon of any flavor extract, such as chocolate, almond, lemon, orange or coffee) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chocolate pieces of choice Cream the […]

School Board Okays Bus Driver, Holds Executive Session Dec. 16

Janelle Beck was approved as a school bus driver by Archbold Area School Board and given a one-year contract during the Monday, Dec. 16 board meeting. The contract went into effect Thursday, Dec. 12. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said Beck will take over the route of retired driver Randy Ruffer. Ruffer’s route has been handled by substitute drivers since October. “It […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 12: Jessica & Christopher Buehrer, Archbold, girl. Dec. 13: Jennifer Grime, Archbold, boy. Dec. 14: Brittney & David Pickard, Wauseon, girl; Ashley Huntzinger, Wauseon, girl. Dec. 17: Crystal & Jason Reinbolt, Hamler, girl. Dec. 18: Lorrine McNeal, Fayette, girl; Hannah & Matthew Arnos, Stryker, girl. Dec. 19: Julie & Richard Bame, Wauseon, girl.

Collegiate Connection

Erica King, PHS ‘10, scored nine points in Defi- ance College’s 65-57 women’s basketball loss to Trine, Wednesday, Dec. 18. She also had four rebounds and two assists. The Yellow Jackets dropped to 2-6, 0-3 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. King is the daughter of Larry and Cathy, Pettisville.

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 13 2:51 pm: Traffic detailcrossing guard, 500 block Lafayette St. 4:15 pm: Truck stopped in turn lane, 200 block N. Defi- ance St. 4:17 pm: Delivered emergency message, 200 block La Choy Dr. 6 pm: Domestic trouble, 209 Brussel St. Dec. 14 4:47 am: Parking citation, snow ordinance, 400 block Vine St. 4:52 am: Parking citation, snow ordinance, 200 […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of Dec. 30-Jan. 3 MONDAY: chicken fried steak, country gravy, mashed potatoes, butter beans, jello w/fruit. TUESDAY: smoked sausage w/sauerkraut, parsley potatoes, peas, applesauce WEDNESDAY: closed. THURSDAY: chili w/ beans, mexican-style rice, calico corn, cranberry juice, mixed fruit. FRIDAY: chicken parmesan, steamed broccoli, carrot & raisin salad, baked apples, garlic bread.

Middle School Collects 3,000 Food Items for Christmas Cheer

Matt Shields, Archbold Middle School principal, said students there collected 3,024 food items plus $738.75 for the Fulton County Christmas Cheer program. Members of the Archbold Area School Board were given that information during their Monday, Dec. 16 meeting. The program, operated at the county level, gives away food and other items to more than 600 county families in need. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Kelly Jones, Archbold, vs Ernest Cheney, Jr., Immokalee, Fla., obligor, URESA. Richard Wells, Swanton, plaintiff vs Tanesha Drayton, Toledo, defendant. Other civil. David McHenry, Jr., Wauseon, plaintiff vs Brenda McHenry, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Mark Schwiebert, Wauseon, and Janice Schwiebert, Newton Falls, petitioners. Dissolution. Nicole Hawkins, Delta, plaintiff vs Jason McJilton, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Brandi Rocha, Wauseon, plaintiff […]