Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: benefits of solar energy for farms and rural businesses. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Sexual Abuse Survivors Women’s sexual abuse survivors’ support group, […]

Man Gives Info To IRS Impersonator

An Archbold man told police he gave some personal information to who is suspected to be a telephone scam artist on Thursday, Jan. 15. Gary Gansmiller, 65, Archbold, told officers that morning he received a call from a “Mr. Hobbs,” who stated he was from “the IRS.” “Hobbs” told Gansmiller that he needed (Gansmiller) to verify his social security number. […]


Jim Noel, a spokesman with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association, discusses the weather outlook for the growing season with farmers during the Ohio State University Extension Corn and Soybean Day at Founders Hall, Thursday, Jan. 22. The event featured several speakers on a wide range of agricultural topics.– photo by David Pugh

“On Fire” Leads Local Bible Quiz League

The Bible Quiz team “On Fire” stands 9-0 at the start of a 22-match season. Five more matches are scheduled for each of the 12 area teams beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, at St. John’s Christian Church, Archbold. Two six-team round robin quiz-offs are scheduled. The “On Fire” team includes, front row from left: Adam Steider, Northwest State; […]

Appliances Stolen From Manufactured Home

Appliances were reported stolen from a residence in the Fox Chase manufactured housing community, an Archbold police report states. Police were called to a home at 2 pm, Thursday, Jan. 15, by a representative of Fox Chase, Inc. The report states the home was involved in an abandonment action in court. Photos of the manufactured home were taken Dec. 15, […]

Archbold Man Injured In I-75 Crash

UPDATED INFORMATION Christopher Henderson, 22, Archbold, was listed in critical condition Wednesday morning, Jan. 28 at the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, after he was injured in a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 75. The crash occurred about 11:40 am the day before in Wood County, the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced. OSHP officials announced in a press release that […]


We would like to thank everyone for their prayers, kind words, cards and support shown to us before and after Tom’s passing. We will always cherish the wonderful memories we received from Tom’s students and friends. God bless you. Tom Ehrman family

Woman Reports Violation Of Protection Order

An Archbold woman told police she had missed a call from a person in the Macomb County (Mich.) jail. The woman said she received the call between 1:25 and 1:30 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 21. She reported it to officers later that same day. Police verified that the woman has an active protection order against the caller which prohibits the subject […]

Five Arrests After Suspicious Activity Report

     Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, announced deputies arrested five people, ages 19-28, after a report of suspicious activity near Delta, Tuesday, Jan. 27.       The arrests lead to the discovery of clandestine meth amphetamine labs in a home at 424 Rulf Street, Defiance.       In a press release, Miller said deputies received a report of suspicious activity on US20A […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan 16 10:10 am: Jackie Meyers, Archbold, reported at about 4:30 pm, her auto was struck by an unknown vehicle while it was parked at Archbold SuperValu. 11:43 pm: Arrested Melinda Cordoba, 31, Archbold, at Fox Chase on misdemeanor warrant. Jan. 17 1:34 pm: Subject placing snow in street, 700 block N. Defiance St., advised to stop. 2:42 pm: Arrested […]