Economic Impact Study Results Presented Tonight

The results of a study of the economic impact of rerouting St. Rt. 66 and St. Rt. 2 around the village of Archbold will be presented to the public at 7 pm, tonight, Wednesday, in the Archbold High School auditorium. The proposal to realign the highways along the current Co. Rd. 24 has drawn opposition. Opponents fear moving the highways […]

Academic All-Ohio

Four AHS male student-athletes were named Academic All- Ohio for the 2015 track and field season. To be eligible, students must compete at the state meet, be at least a sophomore, and have a gpa of 3.5 or higher. From left: Levi Wyse, Jack Fisher, Matt Kinsman, Zach Belknap.– courtesy photo; caption corrected 6.19

May 28 Crash Report Released By Sheriff

The Fulton County Sheriff Department released a completed version of a report of an 8:04 am, Thursday, May 28, crash near the Co. Rd. 24 Norfolk Southern railroad crossing. The completed version differs from preliminary information. The completed reports states a northbound car, driven by Hope Elizabeth Nofziger, 17, rural Archbold, was traveling north on the county road, went out […]

Summer Fun

Paige Morgan-Smith, 10, Archbold, holds her nose after coming down the water slide at the Archbold Swimming Pool, Sunday, June 14. A number of youths cooled off as the temperature reached 87 degrees that day.– photo by Mary Huber

Supplemental Contracts Okayed At Pettisville

The Pettisville School Board approved supplemental contracts for several persons in a variety of positions during its Monday, June 8 meeting. Among the changes to the list, Brian Leppelmeier, athletic director, was moved to the special girls assistant basketball coach position. He had been the junior varsity coach. Charles Nafziger, math teacher, was moved from seventh grade girls basketball coach […]

Police Deal With June 9 Dispute At East Gardens

Archbold police were called to deal with a neighborhood dispute at the 200 building in the East Gardens, Tuesday, June 9. Rodney J. Bunce, 24, a resident of the building, told police a crowd was preventing him and his significant other from entering the building. Bunce told officers a verbal argument ensued. An officer said other individuals were spoken to, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Craig Link, worship leader; worship team, offertory; Jay & Megan Burkholder shared on God’s faithfulness through adoption. Message, “Message of the Cross: How to THRIVE as a church,” Jesse Kahler. Welcome Center planter honors Max & Pat Yoder’s 50th wedding anniversary. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Jeremy, Meagan, Jace & Brody Beck, Mike & Linda Stuckey, greeters; Lynn Short, […]


Alyssa Schaub, AHS ‘11, and a senior at Lourdes University, Sylvania, was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All- Great Lakes Region Second Team for the 2015 softball season. She is the first LU player in program history to earn the honor. Schaub led Lourdes in batting with a .426 average while scoring 36 runs. She tallied a team-leading […]

No Charges Filed After Pellet Gun Incident

An Archbold police report said no charges will be filed after one juvenile shot another with a pellet gun about 8:05 pm, Tuesday, June 9. The report said an officer was called to a home in the Archbold Villas at 8:14 pm on a report of a neighborhood dispute. “Upon arrival, I spoke with a juvenile who admitted to shooting […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 4: Megan Meiring, Wauseon, girl. June 5: Tiffany & Chris Dotson, Napoleon, girl; Lindsay & Aaron Gerken, Archbold, girl.