Pre-Fair Judging Results Announced

The Fulton County 4-H program has announced pre-fair judging results. Abbreviations: HM, honorable mention; CW, county winner; SFR, state fair representative. Accessories for Teens: Mallorie Strauss, SFR, CW All Systems Go! : Vet 2: Kahlan Schuster, SFR, CW Arcs & Sparks: Laurel Garbers, SFR, CW; Amy Jo Hitt, HM; Trey Schroeder, HM ATV Safety: Holden Barnes, CW; Ashton Sayers, HM […]

Youths Charged With Unauthorized Use, Curfew Violation

Archbold police charged a 15-year-old Archbold boy with juvenile delinquency by way of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle during the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 4. Kimberly Livingston, 32, 103 Franklin Street, told police at 3:35 am that sometime after midnight her minivan, valued at $1,000, was taken. She identified a suspect to police. Police issued a “BOLO,” […]

PHS Golf Returns Three

With only three returning letterwinners, the Pettisville golf team, under Ed Bracken, head coach, has a young squad. The Birds finished 6-12 in dual-, tri- and quad-meets last year, and was 1-4 in the Buckeye Border Conference. They will look to junior Drew Canada, a two-year letterwinner, and sophomores Austin Horning and Josh Graber, both one-year letterwinners, to lead the […]

Leus Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ron and Helen Leu, Brandon, Fla., and Shipshewana, Ind., and formerly of Archbold, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 6. Ron Leu and Helen Nofziger were married on Aug. 6, 1966, at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold. They have three children: Scott (Nicole) Leu, Brandon, Fla.; Stephanie (Richard) Roberts, Brandon, Fla.; and Stacy (Sheldon) Shrock, Shipshewana, Ind. They celebrated with […]


Bryan J. Crawford, 55, Edgerton, died Aug. 5, 2016. Survivors include his parents, Emery and Kathryn Crawford, Wauseon. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Blanche Thompson, 88, Wauseon, died Aug. 6, 2016. Survivors include her husband, Orville, and seven children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.


Kegan Ott takes a shot at the goal in an AHS boys soccer practice last week.– photo by Mary Huber

Grime Second In Oratory Contest

Nathan Grime, 18, Fort Wayne, Ind., placed second at the National Right to Life Oratory Contest, Saturday, July 9, in Washington, D.C. Nathan is the son of Paul and Debra and grandson of Mary Grime, Archbold. He earned the opportunity to compete in the national contest after winning the Indiana Right to Life Oratory contest in May. The national contest […]

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.) Lindsay J. Stoner, Napoleon, disobeyed traffic signal, N. Shoop Ave. at E. Airport Hwy., Wauseon, $37, $88. Roger A. Wolfram, Wauseon, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, St. Rt. 66, $102, $88. […]

CCNO Lays Off More Than 10% Of Its Employees

Because the city of Toledo did not pay its $1.2 million bill from the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio, more than 19 people have lost their jobs at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. CCNO, the city of Toledo, and Lucas County have been embroiled in controversy for more than a year. Toledo officials say it’s up to Lucas County […]

Honor Students

Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2016 summer semester at Northwest State Community College, Archbold. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. A * denotes a 4.0 grade point average. Archbold Sunshine Conley, Jacob Hauter*, Katarina Hauter, Valentina Huerta, Charles Murillo, Levie Rufenacht, Evan Stoltzfus, Julie Tijerina. Fayette Amy Shaffer. Pettisville Zachary […]