Honor Students

Dinah R. Rice and Tanner L Rufenacht, both of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2016 winter semester at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

TVs Taken, Bicycle Missing

Archbold police are investigating the theft of three TVs from a home in Colony Meadows. Antonio Gonzales, 32, Stryker, told police on Friday, July 8, three TVs, sizes 50 inches, 42 inches, and 30 inches, were taken from the home of Linda Rodriguez in Colony Meadows. The theft occurred sometime between 11:30 pm, Tuesday, July 5, and 1:42 pm the […]

Military News

Collin Wagner, PHS ‘06, and his family, wife Christie and sons Sam, 3, and Ben, 1 1/2, have been transferred from Ft. Lewis, Wash., to Ft. Carson, Colo. The couple is also expecting a girl, Abigail Rose, on Sept. 15. Wagner will work at Ft. Carson and the family will reside at Peterson Air Force Base. Both are located in […]

Missing Man Sought, Car Found Near Goll Woods

Bethany McCorkle, chief of communications for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, confirmed Monday afternoon ODNR officers are seeking a missing man. Missing is 56- year- old Defiance man Daryl Lee Jones. Todd Shafer, assistant chief of the Defiance Police Department, said Jones left for work in Napoleon at 9 am, Saturday, and has not been seen since. His wife […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Loren Roth, scripture. Message, “Psalm 55: Betrayal,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Jeremy, Meagan, Jace, Brody, & Devin Beck, Rod & Rose Miller; greeters; young adult praise band, music; Galen Nofziger, worship leader; Andrew Spotts, childrens lesson. Message, “Building with Care on the One Foundation,” Lee Martin, pastor, Mt. Clinton […]

Marcella M. (Fleming) Whalen

Marcella M. Whalen, age 87 of Archbold, passed away peacefully, Saturday evening, July 23, 2016, at Fairlawn Haven Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1928 in Caretta, W. Va., to Fitzhugh and Irene (Mullin) Fleming. On Feb. 11, 1963, she married Donald E. Whalen. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 2013. Marcella was a homemaker and member […]

Pray For Police

Members of the community gathered outside the Archbold police station, Thursday evening, July 21, to conduct a prayer vigil for Archbold police officers. A crowd, estimated at about 40 people, attended.– courtesy photo

Sadonna J. Spiess

Sadonna J. Spiess, age 91, of Archbold, passed away on Friday morning, July 22, 2016, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born on Sept. 21, 1924, near Delta, to Fred and Elizabeth (Zimmerman) Hoffman. She married Lowell C. Weber on Nov. 19, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 1956. They had four […]

Remains Believed To Be Missing Woman Found; Delta Man Charged With Abduction, Aggravated Murder

James Worley, 57, of 10627 Co. Rd. 6, has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of Sierah Joughin, rural Metamora. Joughin, 20, went missing Tuesday, July 19, after she failed to return from a bike ride. Worley is being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio without bond. Joughin was last seen in the area of the […]


Fulton Co. Health Center July 15: Krista & Joseph Howard, Wauseon, boy. July 20: Tiffany Atchison, Delta, girl.