Archbold 49, Swanton 41

Archbold won a Division III sectional championship with a 49-41 win over Swanton, Friday, Feb. 28, at Wauseon. The Streaks play Ottawa-Glandorf in a district semifinal, Thursday, March 6, 6:15 pm, at BGSU. The Titans beat Bluffton 71-59 in their sectional final at Defiance. In the other district semifinal, Liberty Center will play Paulding in Thursday’s nightcap. The Tigers beat […]

Try The French Horn

Megan Palte, a sophomore music student at Bluffton University, helps Anissa Ramirez, an Archbold fourth grader, try out a French horn during the “Instrumental Petting Zoo” at AHS, Thursday, Feb. 20.– photo by David Pugh

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Faith Alone,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Kauffman praise band, Kathy King, Pete King, Buffy Riley, Joe Graber, Steve Waidelich, Mike Stuckey, Brian Rufenacht, Randy & Becky Kauffman, music; Wyman Stuckey, worship leader. Message, “I Saw Jesus In Action,” Steve Heatwole. Zion Mennonite Sunday: 1AD, prelude, interlude, offering, worship […]

Man Files Complaint

Danny P. Restle, 37 Archbold, filed a complaint with Archbold police, Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10:13 am, after being involved in a dispute with a coworker at Archbold One Stop. Restle told officers he had an argument with the person, who arrived at work two minutes late and was ordered off the premises by Restle. The owner of the store […]

St. Rt. 66

Archbold Retailer Calls Move "A Death Sentence For Downtown Businesses"

Relocating St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24, will have a negative impact on community businesses, create a dangerous situation for motorists, and cause inconvenience to farmers and homeowners along Co. Rd. 24. Those were just some of the arguments against the proposed realignment of St. Rt. 66 to follow the route of the current Co. Rd. 24 from US20A […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 14 9:13 am: Vandalism to vehicle, East Gardens. 10:30 am: Drive-off, Circle K. 4:13 pm: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop. Feb. 15 3:11 am: Fight, East Gardens. 9:03 am: Tire in roadway, 400 block S. Defiance St., gone when officers arrived. 10:13 am: Menacing, Archbold One-Stop Center. 11:56 pm: Drive-off, Circle K. Feb. 16 3:46 am: Assist Fulton County sheriff […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 13: Kurstin Sutton, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 14: Alysa Smith-Stevens, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 15: Morgan Hawes, Wauseon, girl. Feb. 16: Lana & Spencer Johnson, Archbold, girl. Feb. 17: Katie & Derek Meyer, Wauseon, girl. Feb. 18: Rachelle & Edward Burkholder, Archbold, boy.

Feb. 16 Fire Sends Three To Hospital

Three persons were treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center as the result of a Sunday morning, Feb. 16 fire in a mobile home in Colony Meadows. Russ Wyse, Archbold assistant fire chief, said Tameca and Rodney Beach, who own and live in the home, were using an oven to heat a portion of the residence. The natural […]

Extend School Day By 30 Minutes?

Students in Archbold schools could find themselves reporting 10 minutes earlier in the morning and staying 20 minutes later in the afternoon. The goal is to reduce the number of days the district needs to make up to offset the 15 days lost due to bad weather. That’s dependent on when, or even if, proposals working their way through the […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Elizabeth Leal, Defiance, plaintiff vs David Leal, Jr., Archbold, defendant. Divorce. Nicole Henry, Wauseon. vs Stephen Henry, Washington, Mo., obligor. URESA. Cheryl Hough, Wauseon, vs Christopher Fenstermaker, Provo, Utah, obligor. URESA. SK Developments, Napoleon, plaintiff vs Elsa Alencastro, Archbold, defendant. Other torts. Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Roger B. Nagel, administrator, estate of Dale […]