Honor Students

Ryan King, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at The University of Findlay. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. —– Mariah Short, AHS ‘13, daughter of Todd and Joy, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at the University of Kentucky. Students must earn at […]

Man Cited In Deep Water Mishap

Tyler Stuart Livensparger, 46, Bryan, was cited for driving on a closed road after his vehicle became immobilized in high water about 9:44 a.m., Monday, June 29. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Livensparger was driving a car east on Co. Rd. G, which had been marked as closed due to high water. Livensparger drove into deep water about […]

Newest Citizens

Jeffrey J. Helmick, presiding judge of the United States District Court of Northern Ohio, Western District, administers the oath of citizenship to 44 new citizens of the United States during a ceremony at Sauder Village, Saturday, July 4. The naturalization ceremony is a yearly tradition for the Village. This year, people from the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Nigeria were among […]

Nathan’s Journey To Archbold Long And Winding

For Jim Nathan, the new pastor at the Archbold United Methodist Church, the path to Archbold is a long one, with a few twists and turns along the way. Nathan, a native of the state of Oregon, started college in an entirely different field. “I started out on a timeline to graduate in 1988 with a criminology degree. I did […]

Man Treated, Released After June 27 Mishap

Jose De Jesus Hernandez, 21, Archbold, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a single-car crash at the Co. Rd. 24 Norfolk Southern railroad crossing. The Ohio State Highway Patrol Report states Hernandez was driving a car south on Co. Rd. 24 about 8:31 am, Saturday, June 27. When the vehicle drove over the crossing, it […]

Church Adds Storage Building

Erich Christman, pastor of St. John’s Christian Church, said a new storage building is being constructed on church property. The building has been in the planning stages “probably for 20 years, but all the final planning has been done in the last year,” he said. The structure, approximately a story-and-a-half tall, is 60×64 feet, with two overhead doors. It also […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “How to THRIVE as a church: When Church Members Attack, I Corinthians 6.” Nathan Lugbill, guest pastor. Central Mennonite Sunday: Diane Nafziger, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory, postlude; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Marv & Sharon Lantz, worship leaders; Lora Riegsecker, childrens time, “Enemy Pie.” Message, “Just Love,” […]

Swanton Man Sentenced

A Swanton man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court in connection with the theft of a motor vehicle recently: •Justin Laycock, 22; charges originally filed in Eastern District Court; indicted by a grand jury April 20, on two counts, misuse of credit cards, one count, grand theft of a motor vehicle; guilty plea of grand theft of motor […]

Archbold Wins Jr. Acme Baseball State Championship

Blue Streaks Beat St. Henry 2-1

Holden Galvan’s two-RBI single in the bottom of the fourth inning turned a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead that held as the fog rolled in as Archbold defeated St. Henry 2-1 to win the Jr. Acme Baseball State Championship, Sunday night, July 12, at Bryan. St. Henry had a runner on second base in the seventh inning, but after […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 29: Kathryn & Paul Harmon, Delta, girl.

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