Council Talks About Swap Of Co. Rd. 24 And St. Rt. 66

Archbold Village Council spent about 45 minutes discussing the proposed upgrade of Co. Rd. 24 to become St. Rt. 66 at the end of its Monday, Feb. 17 meeting. It was during that discussion that Jim Wyse, mayor, said the relocation of St. Rt. 66 was about more than the downtown intersection of North Defiance and Stryker streets. Kevin Morton, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 6: Brittany Jones, Swanton, girl; Jessica & Troy Hoffman, Wauseon, girl. Feb. 7: Brandy & Jason Beck, Archbold, girl. Feb. 10: Emlee Sprague, Delta, girl. Feb. 11: Marisa & Andrew Wagner, Wauseon, boy; Maria Balderas, Bryan, girl; Jennifer Landon, Fayette, girl. Feb. 13: Leah & Kirk Weldy, Archbold, boy.

Holland Woman’s Body Discovered In County; Death Ruled Homicide

Update: In a Tuesday, Feb. 18 press release, officials of the Toledo Polcie Department’s Investigative Services unit announced the Lucas County Coroner office had determined the death of Brandi Gonyer-Boaston was a homicide. She died as the result of asphyxiation. The TPD unit said in the press release its officers are assisting Fulton County with the investigation. The body of […]


Results from the Division III district wrestling meet, Friday, Feb. 28, & Saturday, Feb. 29, at BGSU. Elijah Alvarado (113 lbs.) was pinned in his first match. He won a 7-5 decision in the consolation round. He was pinned by Riverdale’s Kolten Martin in the second round of consolations. Zach Meyer (120 lbs.) lost an 18-5 major decision in the […]

Kill Rt. 66 Move, Public Says

Commissioners Okay $1.5 Million Study Over Opposition

In spite of opposition from more than a dozen people, Fulton and Henry County commissioners voted to proceed with a study to upgrade Co. Rd. 24 to become the new St. Rt. 66 at a meeting of the joint board of county commissioners of Fulton and Henry counties, Thursday, Feb. 13, in Wauseon. More than 40 people attended the hearing; […]


Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.

Price, Day, Jaramillo Win Sectional Titles

Nine Blue Streaks Advance To District Tournament

The journey to Columbus began at Archbold High School as the 2014 Division III sectional tournament took place Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15. Delta once again put on a show, advancing all 14 wrestlers en route to a sectional championship by scoring 326 points. Archbold was second out of 13 teams with 215.5, followed by Ayersville 126.5, Edgerton 123, and […]


Pettisville 45, Stryker 41

Down 27-19 at the half, Pettisville came back to take a 33-32 lead with 6:13 left in the fourth and held on to defeat Stryker 45-41, Saturday, Feb. 22, to win a Division IV sectional championship at Bryan. The Birds (21-2) play Ayersville (20-3) in a district semifinal at Archbold, Thursday, Feb. 27. 6:15 pm. In the other sectional championship […]

Students Take Aim At Cancer, Fire Snowballs At Principal

Archbold elementary students threw snowballs at their principal, Dorothy Lambert, on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. In January, Lambert challenged her students to raise $1,000 for research into cures for childhood cancers, promising them a snowball fight if they met the goal. Students brought in loose change, and raised $1,700. She used a saucer-style sled as a shield, with the green […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 7 10:07 am: 911 hang-up, Arrow Tru-Line, accidental, all okay. 10:19 am: Civil problem, 300 block S. Lincoln St., stood by while person picked up shoes. 11:14 am: Civil problem, 300 block S. Lincoln St., stood by. 12:25 pm: Disabled vehicle, 700 block S. Defiance St., tow truck coming, stood by until tow truck arrived. 5:45 pm: Disabled vehicle, […]