Play Ball!

Left: Jen Gerken makes contact with the ball in Archbold’s 5-4 NWOAL win over Wauseon, Monday, April 21. The AHS girls softball team, ranked fourth in Division III, is 17-1, 5-0 NWOAL. Right: Jacob Wagner scores on a sacrifice fly by Jase Grosjean in Archbold’s 6-1 non-league baseball victory over Hicksville, Saturday, April 26. The Streaks are 9-5, 2-3 NWOAL. […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: May 2, lunch & birthday treat; May 5, Scott & Laura Rupp, Russia trip; May 7, blood pressure check; May 12, “Cooking for One”; May 14, trip to Toledo Mud Hens; May 16, Colleen Rufenacht, guitarist; May 19, Scott Haselman, Fulton Co. prosecutor; May 21, Dale […]


Trisha King, AHS ‘11 and a junior at Trine University, Angola, Ind., was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, Tuesday, April 22. It is the first time in her career she has received the honor. King, the daughter of Pete and Luana, set a TU outdoor record in the 800-meter run at the Grand […]

More Work To Come On South Defiance Street

The roadwork at the intersection of South Defiance Street-West Barre Road-Lafayette Street is just the first part of a project in which South Defiance Street will be repaved from the intersection to the Brush Creek bridge. Bob Seaman, village engineer, said the project contractor, B&J Concrete & Construction, Toledo, should begin doing asphalt resurfacing in late May or early June, […]

Archbold Police Log

April 18 6:02 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Circle K, broken gas pump. 8:02 pm: Civil problem, 300 block S. Lincoln St. April 19 6:59 am: Peggy Winzeler, 61, 412 Ditto St., reported sometime between 9:30 pm the previous day and 6:45 am this date, someone spread toilet paper around her back yard, the sixth time since last Thanksgiving it occurred. 3:36 […]

AHS Boys Win Dillers, Girls 2nd

The Archbold boys track team recorded five wins on its way to winning the Diller Track & Field Invitational, Saturday, April 26, at Ayersville. Levi Wyse swept the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter dashes. He tied the record in the 100-meter dash, running the race in 10.7 seconds. Lincoln Parsley, a senior, won the 300-meter hurdles, and the 4×400-meter relay team […]

Gonzales Indicted In Meth Cases

A second man has been indicted in connection with two clandestine meth labs discovered in Archbold last year. The Fulton CountyGrand 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 two counts of illegal […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Kimberly Lambright, Montpelier vs Samuel Sturgeon, III, Grand Rapids, Mich., obligor. URESA. Braulia Felix, Fayette vs Samuel Sturgeon, III, Grand Rapids, Mich., obligor. URESA. Mary Venegas, Fayette vs Samuel Sturgeon, III, Grand Rapids, Mich., obligor. URESA. Stacia Radabaugh, Wauseon and Stephen Radabaugh, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Alison Neuenschwander, Fayette and Michael Neuenschwander, Fayette, petitioners. Dissolution. Jeremiah Taylor, Delta, […]

AHS Wins Track Meet With Pettisville, Delta

Archbold swept a track tri-meet with Pettisville and Delta, Tuesday, April 22, at Delta. The boys won with 96 points. The Birds finished with 48, while Delta had 28. The AHS girls slipped past Pettisville, 65-63. Delta finished with 41. Boys 4×800-meter relay: 1. Pettisville (Kyle Lantz, Austin Dykstra, Jacob Hauter, Dominic Frey), eight minutes, 50 seconds; 2. Archbold (Matt […]

Tax Credit Okayed For Sauder Woodworking

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a tax credit that could be worth more than $478,000 for Sauder Woodworking, Monday, April 28. The credit is part of an overall contract negotiated between the local company and IKEA, a worldwide home furnishings retailer. The contract was announced Tuesday, March 25. Sauder Woodworking has produced kitchen cabinets for IKEA for seven years. […]