Krueger Named Chamber Of Commerce Director

The new director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce has been named, and it’s a familiar face. AmyKrueger, former AACC assistant administrator, has taken over as director. She officially started her new job, Friday, May 1. “May Day,” she said. Krueger replaces Julie Brink, who resigned from the post Feb. 19. Brink had been chamber director since September 2011. […]

Woman Receives Unwanted Mail

Wendy Gail Coxon, 38, Archbold, reported to police she had been receiving unwanted mail. Coxon told police on Thursday, April 30, she received two greeting cards in the mail over the past two weeks. The greeting cards are the same ones she received earlier. She reported the cards to police on March 5. In both cases, the sender did not […]


A son, Brady James, was born April 29, 2015, at Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Bryan to Brad Myers and Stacie Perez, Wauseon. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He has two siblings: Jaylee, 8, and Alexis, 6. Grandparents are Todd and Lori Myers, Wauseon, and Jeff and Jodi Frank, Archbold. Greatgrandparents are Glenden and Janet […]

Area Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day activities for Archbold and Ridgeville Corners have been announced. Plans for the Pettisville community are being finalized. Events begin Monday, May 25, at 9:30 am at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Rebeau Hall. Archbold American Legion, Buehrer-Lauber-Weckesser Post 311, hosts the event. The events will include a performance by the Archbold High School Marching Band, the traditional firing […]

Quilters Take The Stage

Volunteers demonstrated their quilting skills on the stage at Founder’s Hall during the annual Sauder Village quilt show, Tuesday, April 28 through Sunday, May 3. Clockwise from top right: Lauretta Nofziger, Mary Ellen Nofziger, Elaine Weyandt, Arlene Zaerr, Janice Short, Mabel Klinger, Bernice Kauffman, Jeanette Beck. All are from Archbold.– photo by David Pugh

Stolen Trailer Valued at $3,000

A trailer stolen from an Archbold business is valued at $3,000, an Archbold police report states. A representative of Sys- tech Handling, Inc., told police Friday, April 24, that the trailer, an open, car-hauler type, was parked in the firm parking lot. It was last seen Friday, April 10.


Cancer Support Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, May 13, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, May 7&21, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Monday, May 11, 12-6 p.m., Family Video, 125 W. Clinton St., Napoleon. Nursing Mom’s Group […]

Dressed To The Nines

Enjoying the atmosphere and dressed in their finery at the Kentucky Derby, Saturday, May 2, in Louisville, Ky., were, from left: Emma Dunn, Danielle Leaser, Haley Nemcik, and Tara Nemcik. All are from Archbold.– courtesy photo

Grant Pays For 80% Of Road D Resurfacing

Fulton County is getting 17 miles of Co. Rd. D resurfaced, an almost $4.3 million project, for about $860,000, Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer, said Monday. Work started Wednesday, April 29, on the first of three phases of the project, in which Co. Rd. D from the Archbold village limits east to Co. Rd. 11 will be milled and resurfaced. […]

Hit-Skip Accident

The Fulton County Sheriff Department received a report of a hit-skip accident that occurred in the parking lot at Yoder & Frey about 2:55 pm, Monday, April 13. A pickup, owned by Leo Frederick Steffel, Defiance, was parked in the lot when it was struck by an unknown pickup, which fled the scene.