Ribbon Cutting At Job1USA

A ribbon cutting was held at the new Archbold office of Job1USA, 303 East Mechanic Street, Thursday, Sept. 1. From left: Bruce Rumpf, owner and CEO; Kalsey Osborn, local manager; Amy Krueger, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce; David Lersch, Jr., AACC president; and Matt Gilroy, executive director of the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation.– photo by […]

Man Reports Suspicious Internet Activity

Elipidio Rivera Contreras, 65, Archbold, filed a report of a possible scam involving the Internet with Archbold police on Monday, Aug. 29. Contreras told police he had been communicating with a woman on an online dating site. He was urged to send money. He sent the money via Western Union to an address in the Dominican Republic. Now, more money […]

Leppelmeier Wins, PHS Girls Fourth At Otsego Invite

Alexa Leppelmeier, a Pettisville senior, won her second straight invitational and led the PHS girls team to a fourth-place finish at the Otsego Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 3. Leppelmeier ran the race in 20 minutes, 9 seconds, seven seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. Nichole Foor, a junior, finished third in 20:33. Morgan Leppelmeier was 12th in 21:54; Kate […]

Library Roof Needs Could Impact Taxes

The Archbold Community Library will need a new roof in the next couple of years, and that could have an impact on property taxes. Speaking to the library board at its Wednesday Aug. 31 meeting, Joyce Klingelsmith, director, said the library simply does not have the roughly $150,000 necessary to replace the roof. The board has been using all of […]

AHS Class of 1961 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1961 held its 55th class reunion, Friday through Sunday, July 15-17, in various places in Archbold during the Sesquicentennial Celebration. Front row, from left: Lou Ann (Nafziger) Rupp, Karen (Short) Winteregg, Marlene (Rupp) Mason, Sandy (Fielitz) Nofziger, Janice (Nofziger) Foor, Odette (Leininger) Rolon, Sandy (Nofziger) Lugbill, Natalie (Wyse) Brillhart. Middle row: Rosemary (Lauber) Short, […]

Woman Reports Stolen Identity

Ursula Sabrina Johnson, 40, Archbold, told Archbold police on Monday, Aug. 29, that she received a letter from Verizon, a cellphone service provider, thanking her for opening an account. Only problem: she didn’t open an account. Johnson told police the company said a person walked into a Verizon store in Rochester, N. Y., and opened the account. The phone that […]

Pettisville Soccer Beats Miller City

Pettisville defeated Miller City 6-0 in boys soccer action, Tuesday, Aug. 30. Connor Wyse scored three goals, while Eli Grieser, Justin Rupp, and Landon Roth each scored one. The Birds had 13 shots on goal to two for Miller City.

Fulton County Sheriff Dept. Seeks Holland, Oh. Man

Richard M. Schoch, 45, Holland, is being sought by the the Fulton County Sheriff Department in connection with several area burglaries. In a press released issued Friday afternoon, Sept. 9, Roy Miller, Fulton County Sheriff said warrants have been issued for Schoch, charging him with four counts of felony burglary. Schoch is described as 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing […]

Sauder Woodworking To Stop Vehicles Cutting Through Property

Sauder Woodworking will take steps to prevent motorists cutting through its private property to avoid trains crossing West Barre Road, or construction at the railroad crossing. Vaughn Bentz, an Archbold village councilman and director of environmental health, safety, and security for Sauder Woodworking, said the company will start by posting signs advising drivers the route they are taking is private […]

Investigate Harassment Report

Archbold police are investigating a report of an unwanted person and harassment filed by a local woman. Janet Trejo, age unavailable, told police on Tuesday, Aug. 23, of possible harassment by an unwanted person at her home. Officers said they will increase patrols in her neighborhood. Officers told Trejo, “Should anything occur that makes her feel unsafe, she is to […]

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