2015-11-25

Archbold Police Log



Nov. 13 2:02 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 800 block West St. 2:07 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Archbold Medical Center. 7:81 pm: Dog bite, 500 block S. Defiance St., turned over to dog warden. 10:46 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Sauder Woodworking, Myers Rd. Plant. Nov. 14 12:37 am: Suspicious vehicle, 200 block E. Williams St., all okay. 4 pm: Community service, Girl Scout tour, […]

Feather Party Fun



The Archbold-German Township Fire Department and Ridgeville American Legion Post 454 held their annual Feather Parties last weekend. Attendees play bingo for chances to win turkeys, hams, chickens, and gift certificates. Above: Ida Del Rio hands her winning bingo card to Nate Gericke, an Archbold firefighter, at the AFD Feather Party, Saturday, Nov. 21. Del Rio won two coveralls plus […]

Parade of Lights On For Friday Night



Amy Krueger, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce said all events associated with the Friday night, Nov. 27 Parade of Lights will be held, despite predications of rain. That includes the Pre-Parade Fun, the 5K Run for the Lights and Jingle Walk, and the annual Parade of Lights. Pre-Parade Fun starts in the Archbold Municipal Building Courtyard […]

Archbold EMS Log



Oct. 30 10:03 pm: Accident, N. Defiance St. at Flory Ln, three refused treatment. Oct. 31 5:53 am: 5000 block Co. Rd. 19, diabetic, cancelled. Nov. 1 8:26 pm: 23000 block Co. Rd. F, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Nov. 2 3:20 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Sauder St. Plant, heart, transported to FCHC. 3:07 pm: Fox Chase, illness, transported […]

Grand Jury Indicts Six



Following a meeting, Monday, Nov. 16, the Fulton County Grand Jury returned indictments against six people, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release. A one-count indictment against Bobby Rodriguez, 24, Archbold, is profiled elsewhere in this newspaper. Others indicted: •Augustine A. Chapa, 29, Wauseon; indicted on one count, domestic violence; on or about Nov. 7, allegedly […]

2015-11-25 E-Edition

Lois Riegsecker



Lois Irene (Miller) Riegsecker died on Nov. 17, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 9, 1927, to Henry and Amanda (Short) Miller. She married Orval Riegsecker on Aug. 13, 1950. In her youth she was baptized and was an active member of Central Mennonite Church, Archbold. She was a devoted mother and wife and retired from La- […]

Two Women Sentenced



A Toledo woman was sentenced Monday, Nov. 16, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on a drug-related charge: •Casandra Shay, 32; originally indicted on one count, possession of heroin, June 15; previously entered guilty plea to possession of heroin; on May 17, had heroin in her possession; sentenced to two days jail, credit for time served; placed on two years […]

Walter S. Short



Walter S. Short, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday afternoon, Nov. 20, 2015, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born April 4, 1924, at Wauseon, the son of Cletus and Mary (Wyse) Short, and married Ilva Sauder on June 4, 1944. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, he was co-owner of Pettisville Grain for 14 years, […]

Archbold Man Indicted On Trespassing Charge



Bobby A. Rodriguez, 24, Archbold, was indicted on a single count of trespassing by the Fulton County Grand Jury. The grand jury met Monday, Nov. 16, and returned the indictment charging Rodriguez with trespassing in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present. Tracey Zuver, Fulton County chief sheriff deputy, said the charge stems from an […]


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