Honor Students

Kayla Belknap, AHS ‘12, daughter of Carl and Kris, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Bowling Green State University. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. Tammy Blair, Fayette, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Tiffin University.

Two Sentenced

A woman was sentenced Monday, July 7, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Samantha Brockway, 30, Adrian, Mich.; previously pled guilty to two counts of nonsupport of dependents; between Nov. 1, 2010 and April 30, 2011, failed to provide child support, resulting in delinquency of $968.24 for that period; owes more than $7,000 in arrearage; sentenced to two years community […]


Due to reporter error, a July 2 accident report that appeared in last week’s Police Log was incorrect. The corrected version reads: 1:42 pm: A car, driven by Jacob J. Grime, 42, Archbold was traveling north on South Defiance Street, and was stopped at the West Barre Road-Lafayette Street intersection. Passengers in the car were Maura Grime, 9, Carter Grime, […]

Earns Degree

Andrew Wilhelm, AHS ‘07, graduated magna cum laude with a juris doctorate degree from Pepperdine University, Malibu, Calif., Friday, May 16. He is the son of Julie Wilhelm, Archbold.

Phone Harassment

Maria Hamilton, Archbold Villas, told Archbold police on Tuesday, July 8, a person had threatened to damage her vehicle. Hamilton said the person called asking for a ride. She said no. The person continued to call, stating he/she would damage the auto. Police were attempting to make contact with the person. ––– Jeremy W. Szczepanski, 27, Fox Chase, reported to […]

Pool Event Remembers Maddy

Anna Shields, 5, Archbold, gets some help swimming in the Archbold Swimming Pool from her mother Kristin, Sunday, July 13. The ABC 4 Maddy Foundation sponsored a “Splash for Maddy Party” that evening in honor of Madison “Maddy” Lambert, who died after a battle with leukemia. Proceeds went to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.– photo by David Pugh

Cute Baby!

Karen Fruth, Archbold, cradles “Hunter,” a 9 1/2-week-old Maltese-shih tzu mix, during the Archbold ACME baseball game, Saturday, July 12, at Memorial Park. “Hunter,” is owned by Tim, Jamie, and Kaitlyn Beck, rural Archbold. Tim also calls him “Big Dummy” and “Knothead.”– photo by Mary Huber

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Marlin C. Gerig, Archbold, expired registration, N. Defiance St., $37, $88. Larry Lammon III, Wauseon, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $102, $88. Kyle Baugh, Wauseon, failed to […]

“Guys And Dolls” Is Great ACT Production

Archbold Community Theatre has another winner in its summertime production of “Guys and Dolls.” There’s outstanding acting and really great singing. It’s far more than one would expect from a “community theatre,” and perhaps even above the high standard set by ACT. While some literature says the show is set in 1930s-40s New York City, there’s a reference to television, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Loren Roth, worship leader; Susan Johnson and worship team, music and offertory; Message, “Staff/Snake-God’s passion: the consequences of a hard heart are the confirmation of a glorious God,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: John Dinius, worship leader; MYF praise band, music; Vacation Bible School children, special music. Message, “Living Faithfully,” by Steve Heatwole. Zion Mennonite Sunday: Bonnie […]