Gomez Wins Two Gold Medals

Tonya Gomez, Archbold, won two gold medals at the Transplant Games of America, June 11-15, in Cleveland. The Transplant Games are an Olympic-style event that takes place every two years. It includes sporting events that range from team basketball and volleyball to darts, cornhole and trivia. Gomez won two gold medals in singles and doubles badminton in her sixth Transplant […]

Long Pedal Travel

Seven-year-old Jakob Smithers, Saginaw, Mich., has to stretch to work the pedals on this antique tractor, one of many on hand at Sauder Village, Saturday, June 18 for the annual “Tractors, Tractors, Tractors” show. Relatives said Jakob’s family has been coming to the Village for 25 years.– photo by David Pugh

Report Threats

A representative of the Archbold Sunoco gas station told police about 10:59 pm, Sunday, June 12, threats were made against a former store employee. The person, who was known to the store representative, left in a white SUV. Officers tracked down and spoke to the person. The suspect was advised to stay away from the persons involved.

“Archbold, The Village That Could” A Staging Of Archbold History

“Archbold, The Village That Could,” isn’t like other plays you’ve seen. The show will be presented by the Archbold Community Theatre during the Sesquicentennial Celebration, July 13-17. Brenda Pursel Schleunes, author of the show, said recently, “The production is made up of historical documents– court records, newspaper articles, letters, ledgers, business records, journals, diaries, lists, jokes, conversations and oral interviews. […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 27-July 1 MONDAY: baked ham or pork roast, scalloped potatoes, steamed broccoli, fruit cobbler. TUESDAY: cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes, cook’s choice vegetables, apple slices w/dip. WEDNESDAY: stuffed chicken breast, o’brien potatoes, brussels sprouts, mixed fruit. THURSDAY: beef & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, cake. FRIDAY: sausage sandwich, hash brown casserole, succotash, pineapple chunks.

Gun Taken For Safekeeping

Archbold police took a firearm for safekeeping during a rescue call during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 11. The report states officers were called to Ryder Transportation by ALS-1, the Archbold-based Fulton County paramedic unit. The paramedic crew was attending to an injured subject. The officer took possession of the person’s 9mm semiautomatic handgun, which was complete with […]

Council To Invite Trustees To Discuss Fire Department

Archbold Village Council will invite the German Township Trustees to a meeting to discuss the future of the Archbold Fire Department sometime during the second week of July, according to Kevin Morton, council president. Morton presided over the Monday, June 20 council meeting in the absence of Jeff Fryman, mayor. The discussion came after council heard the second reading of […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 10: Laura & Jason Teal, Wauseon, boy. June 11: Brittany Mocherman, West Unity, boy. June 15: Ashley Barnes, Wauseon, girl.

A Rose, And A Thorn, For APD

Archbold police officers have done an outstanding job of protecting the community of Archbold. Recently, officers again started handing out a special kind of “ticket.” It’s a bicycle safety award, which they pass out to children on their two-wheelers who are wearing bike helmets. The awards are good for a small ice cream treat. The awards encourage kids to wear […]

Changes Approved For OHSAA Cross Country Tournament Structure

Several changes to the high school cross country postseason will take effect this fall after the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors approved a list of proposals from the OHSAA Cross Country Subcommittee last week. The changes alter how schools are placed into divisions and how qualifying teams and individuals advance to the regional and state tournaments. First, […]

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