Traffic Plan For North Pointe Trick-Or-Treat

Archbold officials have fi- nalized the traffic plan for trick-or-treat in the North Pointe subdivision. Thom Ross, assistant police chief, said the plan in place is the same as last year. Village officials implemented the systems of street closures and one-way traffic because of the large number of trick-or-treaters who flock to the subdivision for Halloween. Families walking in the […]

Bueta L. Rupp

After a short illness, Bueta L. Rupp, age 96, of Pettisville, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 7, 2014, at the Fairlawn Retirement Community in Archbold. She was born Oct. 12, 1917, to Daniel and Lorna (Neidhardt) Wyse. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Ray W. Rupp, whom she married on Christmas Eve 1939, and with whom […]


German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Speaker: Marylin Wachtman. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, Oct. 16, 6-11 a.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon; Wednesday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-3 […]

Carp Fall Fest Draws Good Crowd

Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said there was a good crowd for the 2014 edition of the Carp Fall Fest and Chili Cook Off, Saturday, Oct. 11. “It was a little thin in the morning, but you can expect that when it was 30 degrees,” Brink said. Later, the temperature and the crowd warmed up, […]

No Documents To Calculate Attendance, Says Fair Board

There are no documents maintained by the Fulton County Agricultural Society, which operates the Fulton County Fair, that explain how attendance figures are calculated. This newspaper filed a Freedom of Information request with the agricultural society, commonly called the Fair Board, seeking “a copy of any formula, calculation, computation, or worksheet, used to create, determine, establish or verify the attendance […]

Public Meetings

FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Oct. 16, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., council […]

Streaks Get Elusive First Win In Shootout

Archbold’s first win of the season couldn’t have come at a better time. It was a perfect fall night for football when Evergreen came rolling into town, Friday, Oct. 10. As Archbold graduates came back to their alma mater to celebrate the 60th Homecoming of AHS, the football team celebrated after a 63-33 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory. The Streaks […]

DIV. III Volleyball Sectional Final

Archbold def. Delta 23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 27-25

Archbold def. Delta 23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 27-25 to win a Div. III sectional title, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Delta. The win avenged a five-game regular-season loss to the Panthers on Sept. 9. Archbold plays Otsego, Thursday, Sept. 23, 6 pm, at Perrysburg High School in a district semifinal. The Knights defeated the Streaks in the championship match of the Streak […]

Couple Resides In Carmel

Amanda Newkirk, Carmel, Ind., and Paul Kruse, Carmel, Ind., exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m., May 31, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners. Jeffrey Corder was the officiating pastor. Michelle Kruse provided piano music. Amanda Bushey, Carmel, Ind., was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Megan Beck, Libby Johnson, Jennifer Hampton, Hillary Money, Lanette Fravel, and Erin Bullman. […]

Investigate Identity Fraud

Archbold police are investigating a case of identity fraud involving a local man. James E. Grime, 49, Archbold, told police on Friday, Oct. 3, that someone had used his personal information for opening a business. Grime told officers he was reporting the incident to his financial institutions and credit bureaus.

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