Honor Student

Grace Diller, Archbold, was named to the president’s list for the 2015 fall term at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C. Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qualify.

Public Meetings

FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville. Library […]

Bosco Crisis: County Officials Were Right

In spite of what dog advocates and supporters of the Lucas County Pit Crew may say, Fulton County officials had every right to do exactly what they did to take custody of Bosco. Bosco is a mixed-breed pit bull dog. A Wauseon couple adopted him from the Lucas County Pit Crew before Christmas. The day after Christmas, he allegedly bit […]

Honor Students

Zachary Zimmerman and Carley Wyse, both of Archbold, and Clara Beck, Josh Liechty, Caleb Liechty, and Natalie Hubby, all of Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at Goshen (Ind.) College. Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qualify.

Yedica Sentenced To 12 Months In Prison

Jarod Yedica, 25, Archbold, who struggled with Archbold police and was subdued through the use of an electric stun gun, has been sentenced to 12 months in prison. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release Yedica was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, Jan. 7. Incident About 7:30 pm, Sept. 7, 2015, police […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 The Archbold Area School Board will probably make a decision about an operational tax levy after a public meeting, Friday, Feb. 6. Michael Brown, director of public relations and marketing at Northwest State Community College, said enrollment is up 8.6%. In fact, this could be the first time enrollment at NSCC has exceeded […]


Clara Beck, PHS ‘14 and the daughter of Duane and Deana, and Caleb Liechty, PHS ‘13 and the son of Chris and Holly, are members of the Goshen (Ind.) College Chamber Choir. The choir will travel to New York, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio, Feb. 21-26. The GCCC is an auditioned group of 24-25 students performing secular and sacred music […]


Ada M. Miller, 97, Archbold, died Jan. 11, 2016. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Income Tax Collection Almost $4 Million

The village of Archbold municipal income tax raised nearly $4 million during 2015. Information provided by Dennis Howell, village administrator, states the total collection for the year was $3,955,875.58. The total collection is up by 6.88% over 2014, when it was $3,701,102.34. The difference between the two years is $254,773.24. The tax collection for December 2015 was $68,148.46, an $8,149.87, […]

The Spirit Still Leads In Bible Quiz

Since the opening kickoff tourney, more youths have joined Bible quiz, and another team has been added to the 2016 season. There are now 70 quizzers and 13 teams in Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz. Study material for the Sunday, Jan. 10 meet at Pettisville Missionary Church covered Acts, chapters 6 through 12. Chapter 8 tells of Philip being sent by […]

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