News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: combined worship service. Lincoln Brewster, worship, offertory. Message, “Ezra & Nehemiah: A Story of Restoration,” Jesse Kahler. Fellowship with refreshments followed the service. Central Mennonite Sunday: Tony Stuckey, Gavin Riegsecker, Marv & Sharon Lantz, greeters; Peg Bruner, prelude, offertory, postlude; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Ron Short, worship leader. Childrens lesson and sermon, “Why Hope?” Regina Wenger. Prayer, […]

Accidents Reported

Several accident reports were released by the Fulton County Sheriff Department: •Wednesday, Sept. 23, 11:12 am: A pickup, driven by Norman A. Beck, 53, Archbold, was backing to park on Commercial Street in Pettisville, about 55 feet east of Main St., and struck a parked car owned by Dominique J. Brown, Defiance. No injuries. •Thursday, Oct. 1, 5:47 pm: A […]

State Cuts To Archbold Schools Cost $1 Million Over Five Years

The state legislature decision to phase out the tangible personal property tax guarantee will cost the Archbold Area School District about $1 million over five years. That’s what Christine Ziegler, chief fiscal officer of the Archbold Area School District, told the school board during its Monday, Oct. 19 meeting. The tangible personal property tax was a tax on business inventory […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 8: Megan & Daniel Kovar, Fayette, boy.

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Irene M. Aliff, Lyons, failed to display license plates, US20A, $37, $88. Jason L. Clingaman, rural Wauseon, seat belt, Co. Rd. 14, $30, $51. Kelby Rupp, rural Archbold, failed to confine dog, $25, […]

Soybean Harvest Done; Corn Done This Week

The Fulton County soybean harvest is essentially complete, and corn will be finished by this weekend. Eric Richer, Fulton County Agricultural Extension Agent, said that was the situation in the agricultural community as of midday yesterday, Tuesday. “We’ve had a beautiful fall from a harvest perspective,” he said. The fields have been dry, and the weather has been warmer than […]


Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker.

Band Assistant Hired At Middle School

Matt Shields, Archbold middle school principal, told the Archbold School Board Jessica Short has been hired to help with the middle school band. Speaking at the Monday, Oct. 19 board meeting, Shields said there has been a significantly higher turnout for fifth and sixth grade band classes. In order to help Beth Voll, band director, Short was hired. She will […]

Pumpkin Plus

Trinity Beatty, 8, Findlay, works intently as she decorates a pumpkin at the Sauder Village Family Fun Night, Saturday, Oct. 17. The Fun Night was also held Friday, Oct. 16.– photo by David Pugh