Somber Moment

The “victim” of a single-car crash is loaded aboard a hearse to be taken to a funeral home in this scene from a mock accident, Thursday, May 7, at Spengler Field. The mock accident demonstrates how various organizations respond to a crash. It is designed to encourage teens not to drink and drive. Participants included Archbold and Ridgeville fire and […]

Damage Reported

Maurice Schmucker, 93, Archbold, reported to Archbold police on Tuesday, April 28, that his vehicle was damaged while it was parked in the Archbold SuperValu parking lot. Officers spoke to the other party that was allegedly involved, but due to several factors, were unable to identify the at-fault party. The case is closed.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wed., May 18, 2005 The Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities will ask county commissioners to place a two-mill continuing property tax levy on the November ballot. “The tremendous increase in the cost of health insurance is killing us,” said Ken Cline, school district superintendent. He said district employees may see significant radical changes in the health […]


Hicksville 6, Pettisville 4

Hicksville defeated Pettisville 6-4 in the Division IV sectional baseball final at Pettisville, Wednesday, May 13. The Aces move on to district competition at Bryan. The Birds finish their season with a 10-9 record.-Posted 5.14, 9:20 am

Earn Degrees

Area students who earned associate degrees and oneyear certificates from Northwest State Community College during its 45th commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 9: Archbold Ashley Delaney, Phyllis Helms, Associate of Applied Science; Lacey Elzinga, Theresa Gibson, Rebecca Hatton, Amy Lantz, Tiffany Storrer, one-year certificate in practical nursing; Genie Garcia, Amber Loar, one-year certificate in phlebotomy technician; Jonathan Gauch, Thomas Lydon, one-year […]

Vandals Strike Same Residence Twice

Vandals damaged window screens in the same residence in the Archbold Villas complex twice in about 10 days, Archbold police reports state. Connie K. Krieger, 58, 100 Garden Dr., told police on Friday, May 1, that sometime after Monday, April 27 and the day of the report, someone had cut a window screen out of its frame. Damage was estimated […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Kayla Wyse, Danielle Childs, special music. Dedication of: Weston Peter, son of Pete & Heather Andres, Hudson William, son of Justin & Sarah Beck, Olivia Joy, daughter of Jesse & Cindy Kahler; Hudson Thomas, son of Nate & Lindsey Lange; Makenzie Hope, daughter of Austin & Jennifer Marihugh; Axl Raylan, son of Nick […]


Evergreen 3, Archbold 2

Evergreen defeated Archbold 3-2 in the Division III sectional baseball final at Archbold, Thursday, May 14. The Vikings advance to the district semifinal at Defiance, Thursday, May 21, where they play Lake, who defeated Swanton 4-0 in their sectional final.-Posted 5.14, 7:45 pm

Earn Degrees

Jennifer Lindsay, Archbold, received a Bachelor of Science degree in social work during Ashland University commencement ceremonies, Saturday, May 9. A social work and religion major, she graduated with magna cum laude honors. She is the daughter of Jon and Janette and is a 2011 Archbold High School graduate. —– Alyssa Anne Schaub, Archbold, will graduate summa cum laude with […]

Man Arrested For Domestic Violence

James Allen Brian, 46, 506 South Street, is free on his own recognizance after he was arrested by Archbold police, Tuesday, May 5, on charges of domestic violence and failure to comply with the order of a police officer. The police report states officers were dispatched to the 500 block of South Street at about 2:25 am, on a report […]