2016-06-15

Relay For Life Raises $100,000



Amanda Bird, an event leader of the annual Fulton County Relay for Life, said the event, held Friday and Saturday, June 10-11, at the Fulton County Fairgrounds north of Wauseon, raised just over $100,000. Relay for Life raises funds for the American Cancer Society. The organization starts and ends its fiscal year at the end of August. Bird said the […]

Planning Commission Discusses Cedar Crest Subdivision Plat



At a Monday, May 23 meeting of the Archbold Planning Commission, APC members voted to move the Cedar Crest subdivision along through the next legal step. APC voted to recommend that village council approve the plat for Lot 1 on the south side of West Lugbill Road. Council is to consider the plat during its Monday, July 25 meeting. APC […]

Barn Quilt Trail

of the Black Swamp Arts Council & Sauder Village

Ten 8’x8’ barn quilts are hung on barns in the Archbold School District. A driving brochure is available at Archbold150.com and in the Archbold Buckeye Sesquicentennial Section, to be published June 29.

Frank Steps Away From AHS Softball Coaching Position



Joe Frank, the coach who led the Archbold softball team to 11 straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League titles and more than 300 victories, is stepping down from the position. Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said Frank has coached softball for 15 years. Frank will continue to coach boys junior varsity basketball, which he has done for more than […]

PHS Girls Track Awards



Pettisville girls track team athletes who received awards for the 2016 season include, from left: Elizabeth Sauder, coaches award, Academic All-Ohio, All-Ohio; Alexa Leppelmeier, most valuable player, Buckeye Border Conference scholar athlete, All-Ohio; Nichole Foor, coaches award, Academic All-Ohio, All-Ohio; Morgan Leppelmeier, Rookie of the Year, All-Ohio; Rebekah Liechty, Rookie of the Year; Tessa Waidelich, most improved, BBC scholar athlete. […]

Man Sentenced



A Wauseon man was sentenced recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on a drug charge: •Jimmy Bailey, 34; originally indicted on one count each, aggravated possession of drugs, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana; guilty plea filed in April to one count, aggravated possession of drugs; sentenced to 73 days at the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio, credit for […]

Village Won’t Have To Repay, Howell Says



Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the village of Archbold will not have to repay $1.3 million to the Ohio Department of Transportation if the village completes Phase I of the St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 realignment study. Phase I looks at the engineering and environmental feasibility of rerouting the highways along Co. Rd. 24, from US20A in the north […]

PHS Boys Track Awards



Pettisville boys track team athletes who received awards for the 2016 season include, from left: Zach Morrison, Rookie of the Year; Gabe Beck, coaches award, Buckeye Border Conference scholar athlete; Clay Waidelich, most valuable player, captains award, BBC scholar athlete; Ben Gray, most improved. Not pictured: Seth Brakefield, BBC scholar athlete.– photo courtesy Beth Foor

Woman Treated, Released After Downtown Crash



Dorothy Lang, 80, rural Defiance, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a two-vehicle crash on North Defiance Street at the Stryker Street intersection about 6:28 pm, Friday, June 10. The Archbold police report states a car, driven by Antonia McGuire, 56, rural Defi- ance, with passengers Jerry McGuire, 43, and Lang, all of the same […]

German Township Trustees Eye Impact Of Village Separation



The German Township Trustees want to do everything possible to avoid jeopardizing the German Township-Archbold Fire Department in wake of the village proposal to separate from the township. The trustees discussed the impacts of the proposed separation at its Monday, June 13 meeting. The village of Archbold began the process of asking the Fulton County commissioners to redraw the boundaries […]


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