4-H News

The Pettisville Ever Ready 4-H club held its seventh meeting, Monday, June 13. Members discussed what to do with the fundraising money. Livestock entries are due Monday, Aug. 1. Late entries are accepted until August 5 with a $20 late fee. Members must have their mandatory club community service project approved and completed as soon as possible. Anyone who had […]

Bicycle Safety Award Returns

Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer, said last week APD officers have started issuing bicycle safety awards. The awards, good for an ice cream treat at a local restaurant, are given to children on bicycles who are wearing their helmets. While the main goal of the project is to encourage helmet use, Rogers said they also provide a chance for […]

Archbold Sesquicentennial Souvenir Edition

On Sale Beginning Wednesday, June 29!

Honor Student

Rachel Johnson, daughter of Susan and Roger, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester at Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn. Students must earn at least a 3.6 gpa to qualify.

Attempt To Be Incognito Brings Police

An attempt by juveniles to remain incognito ended up backfiring, an Archbold police report indicates. Officers were notified about 7:45 am, Wednesday, June 8, that there were two suspicious persons sitting in a blue car in the parking lot of the Archbold United Methodist Church. They were wearing bandanas over their faces and heads. An officer talked to the occupants. […]

One Killed In Turnpike Crash

All lanes back open at Mile Post 32

Update Saturday, June 25, 9:20 am: All eastbound and westbound lanes have reopened at mile post 32 west of Wauseon on the Ohio Turnpike. —— Update, Friday, June 24, 9:40 pm: Westbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike are reopened as of 8:30 pm, Friday, June 24. Eastbound lanes remain closed while pavement repairs are conducted. —— One person was killed […]

Earn Degrees

Several area students earned degrees during commencement exercises at The Ohio State University, Sunday, May 8: Archbold: Jacob Grime, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Alex Hurst, Associate in Applied Science; Bria Pelmear, Bachelor of Arts; Jessica Ramirez, Master of Social Work; Kellen Seaman, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in aeronautical and astronautical engineering; Fayette: Slayde Humbert, cum laude, Bachelor of […]

Martha Jane Knisely

Martha Jane Knisely, 82, of rural Fayette, died Sunday afternoon, June 19, 2016, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born Feb. 22, 1934, in Wauseon, to the late Theodore and Mearle (Dailey) Leininger. She married Darrel Knisely on June 14, 1952, in Fayette, and he survives. A 1952 graduate of Gorham- Fayette High School, Jane married Darrel on the […]

2016-06-22 E-Edition

Honor Students

Area students were recently named to the dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester at The Ohio State University: Samantha Burkholder, Taylor D’Alelio, Kassidy Garrow, Logan Hogrefe, David Lauber, Kellen Seaman, Ashley Short, Ella Weaver, all of Archbold; Melani Seiler, Fayette.