Arrest Nine After Drug Investigation

Archbold Man Among Those Indicted

Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, announced yesterday, Tuesday, that nine people have been arrested in connection with countywide drug investigations. In a press release, Miller said the individuals were indicted by a recent Fulton County Grand Jury. Among those arrested was Henry W. Marksch IV, 27, Archbold, who was indicted on two counts of possession of heroin. Also charged is […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “ABBA, A Study on Sonship,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Ed & Karen Stamm, Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, greeters; music team, prelude; Cody Stuckey, “Indescribable,” offertory; Duane Beck, song leader; Ken Gruenhagen, worship leaders. Message, “This Might Hurt a Little.” David Elkins; Regina Wenger, prayer. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Eldon […]

Two Join Archbold Police Department

The Archbold Police Department has added two new members to its roster. Archbold village council approved hiring the two officers at its Monday, Jan. 4 meeting. Leo Wixom III, rural Archbold, was named a full-time police officer. He served more than 20 years as a Fulton County sheriff deputy before taking the Archbold position. A Fulton County native, Wixom graduated […]

Chair Featured At Inauguration Spans Three Centuries

When Archbold Village Council held its first meeting of 2016 under the replica of the Council Oak tree at Sauder Heritage Inn, Monday, Jan. 4, there was something old on hand. Jim Wyse, former Archbold mayor, said at the meeting he was sitting in a chair that could trace its history over three centuries. Larry Baus, owner of the chair, […]

A Kiss To Fight Cancer

Top: Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, prepares to plant a kiss on a two-week old piglet, fulfilling her pledge to her students. She told students if they raised $1,000 to fight cancer, she would kiss “a stinky pig.” Lower left: In the foreground Elizabeth Theobald, left, and Ella Throne look on anxiously to see if Lambert fulfills her promise. Lower […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 3: Victoria Burkhart, Liberty Center, girl. A daughter, Stella Leigh Carpenter, was born Jan. 3, 2016, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, to Victoria Burkhart and Rob Carpenter, Liberty Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long. She has a sister, Scarlett Carpenter, 1. Grandparents are Tonia Reed, Archbold; Brad Burkhart, […]

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.) Tyler J. Peebles, Lyons, driving while license suspended, St. Rt. 108, $200, $88. Penni L. Miller, Wauseon, speeding, 37-25, W. Leggett St., Wauseon, $37, $88; seat belt, $30, $51. Kathleen A. Skates, rural […]

2016-01-13 E-Edition

Class Teaches Real World Skills At AHS

Archbold High School is piloting a new class for seniors to help them with some of the “real world” questions that aren’t necessarily covered in the regular school curriculum. Andrea Oyer, AHS government current events- psychology teacher, presented information about the class, known as the Senior Seminar, to the Archbold School Board during its Monday, Jan. 11 meeting. “A lot […]


Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: estate planning. Bereavement Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop […]

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