Melayna Stuckey, an AHS girls tennis player, jogs around the school during practice, Wednesday, Aug. 3.– photo by Mary Huber

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help in solving the theft of duct cleaning tools and equipment from a residence in the 5100 block of US20, in the Metamora area. On or about Tuesday, July 5, a thief or thieves stole a box truck from the address. The truck was later recovered, but the tools and equipment are still missing. The […]

Archbold School District Buys Propane Buses

Soon, the same fuel that cooks your food on the outdoor grill may take your children back and forth to school. The Archbold Area School District has purchased two new school buses that will be powered by propane: one 78-passenger model and one 54-passenger bus for disabled students. The school board okayed the purchase of the two vehicles at its […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalm 114: The Earth Shaken!” Jesse Kahler. Welcome center flowers given by Juanita Storrer family in honor of her 85th birthday. Central Mennonite Sunday: Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, Terry & Donna King, greeters; Duane Beck & family, music for gathering; Randy Nafziger & music team, […]

Man Sentenced

A Montpelier man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court Monday, Aug. 1: •Thomas Munger, 33; originally indicted Dec. 21, 2015, on one count each, aggravated possession of drugs, permitting drug abuse, tampering with evidence; previously pled guilty to one count, permitting drug abuse; on May 5, 2015, used his vehicle for the commission of a drug abuse offense; […]

Schools Host Open Houses

With the first day of school fast approaching, Archbold and Pettisville schools will host open houses. The Archbold Elementary School hosts an open house, Monday, Aug. 22, 5-6:30 pm. The open house at Archbold Middle School is Monday, Aug. 22, 6-7:30 pm. Pettisville Elementary School will have its open house, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6- 7 pm. The first day of […]


Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance. Bereavement Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton Coun- ty Health […]

Public Meetings

Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Aug. 15, 5 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Library Board Archbold Community Library Board […]

Fayette Voters Approve Addition, Athletic Field Improvements

Voters in the Gorham- Fayette School District approved a ballot measure to both construct a 2,900 square-foot building addition and upgrade outdoor athletic fields. Going to the polls, Tuesday, Aug. 2, voters approved a $1.4 million bond issue and a 1.1-mill continuing permanent improvement levy. Melanie J. Gilders, Fulton County Board of Elections director, said based on the unofficial count, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center July 29: Ellie & Brandon Nussbaum, Wauseon, boy; Ciara & Christian Voland, Woodville, girl; Yerenida Sosa, Wauseon, girl; Brittany Etts, Delta, boy. July 30: Gabrielle & Deryl Stiriz, Wauseon, girl. July 31: Megan & Revillo Stevens, Wauseon, boy. Aug. 1: Brenda & William Holdsworth, Wauseon, boy; Stephanie & Ryan Arps, Hol- gate, girl; Damaris & Dylan […]

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