Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 19, 2006 Timothy J. Meister, Bryan High School director of athletics, has been selected as the new principal of Archbold High School. The board granted him a three-year contract at the Monday, July 17 meeting with a first-year salary of $79,900. Bob Seaman, village engineer, said the rainstorm that struck the village Wednesday, July 12, […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help to solve the theft of lawn care equipment. On or about Wednesday, June 8, a thief or thieves broke into a garage in the 14000 block of Co. Rd. 2, in the Metamora area. Taken: two string trimmers, a backpack blower, edger, hedgetrimmer attachment, 14-inch chain saw, stand-on riding mower with a 48-inch deck, […]


German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, July 17, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Topic: Low German language. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Bereavement Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, July 19, 6:30 […]

Archbold Police Log

June 30 4:20 pm: Miscellaneous complaints, Archbold Medical Center. 7 pm: Civil problem, Fox Chase, kept peace while subject gathered personal belongings. July 1 1:46 pm: A car, driven by Nancy F. Fluckinger, 81, Archbold, was backing out of a parking space at Wyse Commons and collided with a parked pickup owned by Michael E. Sauder, rural Archbold. Fluckinger was […]

Purse Stolen

Eva Torres, 68, East Gardens, told Archbold police her purse was stolen between 5 and 5:10 pm, Tuesday, July 5. She told officers she placed the purse outside her apartment door momentarily; when she returned for it, it was gone. The purse was valued at $30; it contained identification and a debit card. Police closed the case pending new information.

Attack From Above

Wauseon firefighters pour water into the Kenn-Feld building from their aerial platform.– photo by David Pugh

Mabel Jacoby

Mabel Jacoby, 100 years of age, of Fayette, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance. Mabel was born Nov. 15, 1915, in Williams County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Adam and Minnie (Siegel) Coulon. She was a 1933 graduate of West Unity High School. She married Leroy F. Jacoby on April 3, 1938, […]

Woman Killed In July 7 Crash Near Wauseon

Helen M. Spiess, 89, Delta, was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-car crash that occurred at the intersection of Co. Rds. 13 and F about 10 am, Thursday, July 7, said the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Troopers say Spiess was driving a car west on Co. Rd. F while a second car, driven by Carol S. Knapp, 72, […]

Corrections Commission To Hold Special Meeting

The Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio will hold a special meeting tomorrow, Thursday, to respond to a court decision involving CCNO, the city of Toledo, and Lucas County. The various parties are in dispute over how the cost of operating the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, a 638-bed regional jail, is to be shared. Toledo has contended that Lucas County […]

Wayne Lester “Chirps” Grime

Wayne Lester “Chirps” Grime, 84, of Archbold, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, July 9, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 5, 1931, in Archbold, the son of Lester and Hulda (Miller) Grime. He married Nancy J. Stites on Aug. 26, 1950, who preceded him in death on Jan. 3, 2014. He was an active member of […]

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