Honor Student

Katrina Gobrogge, AHS ‘08, daughter of Neal and Beth, rural Ridgeville Corners, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 summer semester at Columbus State Community College. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to be eligible.


Evelyn J. Frey, 80, Wauseon, died Monday, Sept. 22. Survivors include her husband, Merle. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004 Some downtown merchants were in favor of the Archbold Village Council decision to rebuild North Defiance Street next year, and some were opposed. Tim Smith was philosophical. “Compared to the crisis in Florida and other places, this is nothing,” he said referring to the four hurricanes that battered the Sunshine State recently. Even […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, music. Special music, Calvin Rychener, David Rychener, Sue Neff, “Great is Thy Faithfulness.” Sermon, Cal Rychener, “When God Marks A Life.” Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Jenna Stuckey, prelude, offertory; Carol Stuckey, worship leader; Nancy Nofziger, chorister; Keith Short, special music. Message by Gloria Beck. Zion Mennonite Sunday: MYF, prelude, offering; Joyce Yoder, […]

Congratulations, 2014 Fulton County Junior Fair Winners!

Allen Sentenced

Fred Allen, 62, Wauseon, a former employee of the Fulton County Auditor office, was placed on three years of community control after pleading no contest to a charge of theft in office. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release Allen was sentenced, Monday, Sept. 22, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Allen has already paid $7,500 […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 12: Virginia Martinez, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 16: Amber Hoot, Wauseon, girl; Monica & Troy Linden, Morenci, Mich., boy.

Start Stops Streaks In Their Tracks

Archbold traveled to Toledo to face the Start Spartans, Friday, Sept. 19, for the first-ever football meeting between the two schools. Trailing 14-7 after the first half, the Blue and Gold was shut out in the second half and dropped their fourth consecutive game, 27-7. After a scoreless first quarter, Start (2-2) got things rolling with a 5-yard touchdown toss […]

2014-09-24 E-Edition

Double Parked

Norfolk Southern trains parked in or near Archbold are not an unusual sight, but when train crews parked these two locomotives next to one another, it was almost as if they were ready for the start of a race, or who would reach the crossing first. The locomotive on the left and its train are parked on the Archbold siding; […]

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