Honor Students

Katrina Gobrogge, AHS ‘08, daughter of Neal and Beth, rural Ridgeville Corners, was named to the dean’s list for the 2013 autumn semester at Columbus State Community College. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to be eligible. —— Ryan King, AHS ‘13, son of Pete and Luana, was named to the 2013 fall dean’s list at the University […]

Collegiate Connection

Trisha King, AHS ‘11 and a student at Trine University, Angola, Ind., placed fifth in the 800-meter run at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships, which concluded Saturday, March 15, in Lincoln, Neb. She ran the race in two minutes, 13.51 seconds. She also set a school record in the preliminaries on Friday, […]

2014-03-19 E-Edition

January Unemployment Tops 8% In Fulton Co.

Unemployment in Fulton County was 8.6% for January, the highest in the four-county area and a full percentage point above the State of Ohio rate, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. ODJFS said the December 2013 rate was 7.3%. The January rate was up 1.3 percentage points from December 2013. Defiance and Williams counties tied for […]

Africentric Wins State Girls Basketball Title

Columbus Africentric Early College High School won its fourth state girls basketball title with a 49-37 win over ninth-ranked Versailles (24-2), Saturday, March 15, in Columbus. The Nubians, ranked eighth in Division III by the Associated Press, defeated Archbold 57-42 in the regional final, Saturday, March 8. Africentric (25-2) was the second girls team to win a fourth state title […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; ministry spotlight, man camp and women’s retreat; worship team, offertory. Message, “GLAD-When Things Are As They Should Be,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Kauffman Praise Band: Buffy Riley, Kathy King, Mike Mickelson, Steve Waidelich, Mike Stuckey, Sherman Hathaway, Randy & Becky Kauffman, music; Cork Rufenacht, worship leader. Drama & childrens lesson, Jeremy & […]

Public Meetings

Library Board Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, March 19, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, March 24, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, March 20, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, March 24, 7 p.m., township building, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 3: Sara & Rashuan Amey, Archbold, boy (correction). March 11: Ashley & Josh Oyer, Wauseon, boy; Valerie Miller, Montpelier, girl; Rebecca & Brian Williamson, Swanton, boy. A son, Jaylen John, was born March 3, 2014, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, to Rashuan and Sara Amey, Archbold. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was […]

Woman Gets 10 Years For Attempted Murder; Area Men Sentenced

Candis Sherman, 57, formerly of rural Delta, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the attempted murder of her son. Deputies from Fulton and Henry counties, along with police from Wauseon and Delta, responded to the Sherman home about 9:33 a.m., Sunday, July 21, 2013. When they arrived, they found 15-year-old Logan Sherman suffering from a gunshot wound. […]


ACT Archbold Community Theatre auditions for “Guys and Dolls,” Saturday, March 29, 9 a.m.; Tuesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 3, 6:30 p.m., Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, March 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, March 20, […]

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