District 2nd Place

Liam Row, a member of Archbold Cub Scout Pack 263, finished second in the scouts’ district Pinewood Derby competition, Saturday, April 12, at the Four County Career Center. He competed with other scouts who achieved the Webelos II rank.– courtesy photo

Streak Softball Wins 3 Of 4 White Knucklers

The Archbold softball team played four straight contests that went down to the wire and won three, including a 6-1 Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest over Patrick Henry (6-2, 1-2 NWOAL). The other three nonleague contests were a 6-5 loss to Anthony Wayne, a 5-4 win over an undefeated Lima Bath team, and a 10-9 win over Findlay. AHS 6, […]

Consider Private-Public Group To Run County Economic Development

Fulton County officials are considering shifting responsibility for economic development from the county to a private-public partnership. A meeting of county businessmen interested in participating in the private side of the organization was held Monday night, April 21. Members of the press were not invited, because county officials determined the meeting was private and not open to the public. Bill […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “SPEAK: When Something Needs To Be Said,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Kathy King, worship leader; Angie Wyse, childrens time; Madalyn Roth, Emily Roth, Emma Cobb, Sydney Cobb, Melissa Kinkaid, chimes & ensemble; Emmett Salzer, cellist; Karen Wyse, choir director. Sermon by Jaime Tijerina. Zion Mennonite Sunday: Karen Stuckey, […]

Wyse To Play In All-Star Game

Cassidy Wyse, an AHS senior, was selected to play on the North Division III-IV team at the Boys and Girls North-South All-Star basketball games, Sunday, April 27, at Ohio Dominican University, Columbus. The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association picks the rosters. Jason Waldvogel, PHS head girls coach, will be one of the coaches for the team. The game starts […]

Three Archbold School Administrators Get New Contracts

Three Archbold school administrators were granted new contracts during the Monday, April 21 meeting of the Archbold school board. Michelle Bagrowski, curriculum director, was granted a three-year contract, effective Aug. 1, 2015, through July 31, 2018. Bagrowski’s 2014-15 salary is $60,608, plus a $4,000 stipend for taking the job of coordinator of instruction for gifted students, a position she took […]


Fulton Co. Health Center April 10: Sayward & Blake Schnitkey, Archbold, boy. April 11: Brandi & John Stockman, West Unity, girl; Heather & John Bird, Wauseon, boy. April 13: Justice Shannon, Archbold, girl. April 14: Jordan & Eli Wright, Archbold, boy. April 15: Ava Kiene, Swanton, girl; Jennifer Wachtmann, Wauseon, boy.

AHS Boys Second At Napoleon Invitational; Girls Finish Fourth

The Archbold boys track team won three events and finished second at the Napoleon Wildcat Track & Field Invitational, Saturday, April 19. Levi Wyse swept the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter dashes. Eastwood defended its 2013 title. Celina was third. In the girls meet, Archbold finished fourth, winning two events. Delanie Driver won the 100, and the 4×200-meter relay team of […]

Second Man Indicted In Connection With Meth Labs

      A second man has been indicted in connection with two clandestine meth labs discovered in Archbold last year.       The Fulton County Grand Jury convened Monday, April 21, and returned a four-count indictment against Jason A. Gonzales, 27, Archbold.       Gonzales was indicted on two counts of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, and […]


German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, April 27, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Speaker: Ruth Wilhelm, history of immigration to northwest Ohio. Blood Drives Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, April 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwest State Community College, 22-600 St. Rt. […]

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