“The Great Gatsby” Theme Of Pettisville Prom

Attendees of the Pettisville Prom and their rides were introduced to friends and family in the annual walk-through prior to the prom, Saturday, April 16, at the high school. Top left: Pettisville junior Fernanda Hernandez wears a dress described by her sister, Andrea, as a “copper disco ball.” Her escort is Griffin Westrick, an Archbold sophomore. Top right: Matt Krill, […]

Archbold Police Log

April 8 9:27 am: Civil problem, on station. 9:51 am: Assist fire-rescue, 300 block Primrose Lane. 10:59 am: Telephone harassment, Sauder Woodworking. 7:17 pm: Semi attempted to turn around in old driveway, north side, 700 block E. Lutz Rd., became stuck in the field; vehicle towed; driver will be notified if there are damages. April 9 12:59 am: Drunk subject, […]

Couple Sentenced On Drug Charges

Jeffrey Nadeau, Jr., 30, and Kimber Nadeau, 35, a married couple from Wauseon, were each sentenced on drug-related charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, April 13. A secret indictment was returned against J. Nadeau during the Aug. 17, 2015, grand jury session. He was charged with two counts permitting drug abuse and a single count of trafficking in […]

Park Board Talks About Concession Trailer

Archbold Park Board discussed purchasing a concession trailer for use in village parks at its Wednesday, April 13 meeting. But board members and Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, couldn’t agree on what such a trailer could or should cost. Vaughn Bentz, board member and member of Archbold Village Council, said he had seen “nice, new” concession trailers […]

Gas Line At Former Shopco Building Was Cut, Police Say

Kaleb Torbet, Archbold police investigator, said evidence points to arson as the motivation behind an incident at the now-vacant Shopko building. Police were called to the building on South Defiance Street, Wednesday, March 23, after an odor of natural gas was traced back to the building. A natural gas supply line to a furnace inside the building was cut, Torbet […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Courtney Vandeilen, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Jessica Johnston, Swanton, defendant. Other civil. Jennifer Snyder, Montpelier, plaintiff vs Richard Davis, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Christopher Leffler, Delta, plaintiff vs Christie Leffler, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Stephanie Sensabaugh, Kingsport, Tenn., vs Zackery Smitley, Wauseon, obligor. URESA. Candy Boothby, Delta, plaintiff vs Zach Boothby, Sr., La Marquee, Texas, defendant. Divorce. Marriage Licenses […]

AHS Baseball Wins Three Of Five Games

The Archbold baseball team is 7-2, 1-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League after playing five games last week. AHS 8, Montpelier 5 Archbold traveled to Montpelier, Wednesday, April 13, and picked up an 8-5 nonleague win. Archbold led 8-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth when the Locos got hot, scoring one run in the fifth and three […]

Clearing The Bar

Isaiah Esquibel flies through the air and clears the bar in the pole vault at an NWOAL track meet with Evergreen and Patrick Henry, Tuesday, April 12.– photo by Dennis Driver

Village Sidewalk Snow Removal Law Has First Reading

If a new ordinance is approved by Archbold Village Council, failing to remove snow from your sidewalk will be a misdemeanor offense. Council held a first reading on the ordinance at its Monday, April 18 meeting. Kevin Eicher, a councilman, said he was willing to pass the ordinance through a process known as suspending the rules, which, in fact, is […]

Sheriff Deputy Strikes Raccoon

A Fulton County Sheriff Department deputy driving a marked FCSD patrol car struck a raccoon about 3:36 am, Wednesday, April 13. Justin D. Galbraith, 31, the deputy, was driving the patrol car west on Co. Rd. G when the vehicle struck the animal about four-tenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 24. The report indicates the patrol car suffered […]