Coronado Participates In Service Program

Yari Coronado, PHS ‘14 and a sophomore nursing major, is one of 15 students from Goshen (Ind.) College who are participating in camping, ministry, and service inquiry programs this summer. The programs give students the opportunity to spend three months in a camp, congregation or service agency with the goal of exploring the intersection of faith and vocation, while also […]

Stolen Car Recovered

A car owned by Richard Allen Wood, 54, 500 Buckeye Street, was taken from his driveway and found parked on Walnut Street. The Archbold police report states the car was taken sometime after 11 pm, Thursday, June 23. It was found at 7:30 the following morning. Missing were a makeup bag containing assorted items valued at $200, plus $10 in […]

Earn Degrees

Chandler E. Stevens, son of Mary Austin, Archbold, graduated Sunday, June 12, from the University of Northwestern Ohio with associate degrees in sports marketing and sports management. —– Kaylee Dougherty, Archbold, earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Education, Health & Human Services College at Kent State University during commencement exercises, Saturday, May 14.


George N. Sessen, 74, Archbold, died June 30, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Diane, and six children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Honor Students

McKenna Rash, Kennedy Wyse, and Kaylee Dougherty, Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester at Kent State University. Students must earn at least a 3.4 gpa to qualify.

Vehicle Crashes

The following vehicle crashes were reported to the Fulton County Sheriff or Wauseon Police. •Thursday, June 2, 2:37 pm: A pickup truck-trailer combination, driven by Charles E. Wettle, 73, rural Archbold, was traveling east at the Fulton County Transfer Station when the trailer struck the scale building. No injury. •Friday, June 3, 1:44 pm: A pickup, owned by Mignin Landscaping, […]

Archbold Junior Acme Wins District

The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team advanced to the state tournament by winning the district championship, Saturday, July 2. Archbold opened the tournament with an 18-0 shutout in three innings over Anthony Wayne B, Wednesday, June 29, at Archbold. Archbold defeated Crestview 9-7 in the winners bracket final, Thursday, June 30, at Patrick Henry. Crestview turned the tables in the […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Luke Patrick McCaughey, Swanton, disobeyed stop sign, Vine St. at West Superior St., Wauseon, $37, $88. Zachariah P. Houck, rural Wauseon, speeding, 67-55, Co. Rd. 19, $37, $88. Dustin Logan Sierra, Archbold, seat […]

Highway Patrol Wrapping Up Turnpike Tanker Crash Report

Vern Fisher, lieutenant in charge of the Swanton post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, said troopers are wrapping up the details on their report of the Thursday, June 23 crash on the Ohio Turnpike involving a tanker truck loaded with liquid hydrogen. The tanker was stopped in traffic and was struck from behind by a second semi driven by […]

Pedal Pull Winners

The Pettisville FFA and FFA Alumni co-sponsored the Pettisville Friendship Days Pedal Pull, Saturday, June 25. Twenty-five children participated, with all proceeds given to the park. Winners, front row from left: Addison Fisher, (girls 6-7-year-olds); Macy Hoylman, (8-9-year-olds) Paris Coopshaw, (11- 12-year-olds). Back row: Silas Fox, (boys 5 and under); Caleb Lako, (6-7-year-olds); Brayden Burkholder, (8-9-year-olds); Caleb Grisier, (11-12-year-olds).– courtesy […]