Fair Attendance Up Almost 9,000

Attendance at the 2016 Fulton County Fair was up almost 9,000, Amy Ambrose, Fulton County Fair Board spokesman, said Tuesday. She said the total 2016 attendance was 294,771. That’s up 8,987, or 3.14% over 2015, when fair officials reported 285,784 people walked through the gates. But the 2016 figure is not a record. It’s second to 2013, when fair officials […]


Bernard J. Haas, 93, Archbold, died Sept. 6, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Janice. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Karla L. (Ricker) Grieser, 72, Highlands Ranch, Colo., and formerly of Wauseon, died Aug. 26, 2016. Survivors include her husband, Merle, and one son. Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services, Greeley, Colo.

Blue Streak Girls Soccer Romps Over Toledo Christian

The Archbold girls soccer team took to the road, Thursday, Sept. 8, to battle Toledo Christian. Archbold had little trouble, thumping the Eagles 12-0. Emie Peterson scored three goals to lead Archbold. Andi Peterson and Naomi Rodriguez each scored two. Kamryn Hostetler, Kennedy Miller, Brooke Kohler, Chloe Nofziger and Shylo Richardson each scored one. Nofziger, Riley Johnson and Lexa Richardson […]

Council Refers Music Proposal To Park Board

Michael “Max” Nofziger, the man behind the Austin (Texas) To Archbold Concert Series, took his ideas for creating a community music program to Archbold Village Council. Council heard Nofziger’s ideas for supporting live music in Archbold during its Monday, Sept. 12 meeting. While not committing to supporting the project right away, neither was council dismissive. After a brief discussion between […]

Ordway Sentenced

Jon H. Ordway, 34, Archbold, was sentenced to a 10- month prison term in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said James E. Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, handed down the sentence on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Ordway was indicted May 16 by the Fulton County grand jury on a […]

Blue Streaks Top Lake Flyers 17-8

Archbold entertained the Lake Flyers, Friday, Sept. 9, in the Streaks’ final nonleague game of the season. It was a defensive battle that resulted in a 17-8 Archbold victory. Both teams are 2-1 after the contest. “This feels a lot better than last week,” said David Dominique, AHS head coach. “That was a different team out there tonight. We played […]

FCHC To Build New Medical Office Building

The Fulton County Health Center is expanding again, adding a second medical office building to its campus. Patti Finn, chief executive officer of the Fulton County Health Center, said plans are to add the new $22.5- million, 62,000 square-foot medical office building on the south side of the current hospital in what is now a grassy area roughly between the […]

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.) Tiffany A. Porter, Wauseon, expired license plates, St. Rt. 108, $37, $88. Patricia Whitmer, Wauseon, disobeyed stop sign, Ditto St. at Walnut St., $37, $88. Heather J. Cadwell, Stryker, expired license plates, 800 […]

AHS Boys Soccer Ups Record To 5-0-1

The Archbold boys soccer team capped off a perfect week with wins over Pettisville and Riverdale. The Blue Streaks, ranked fifth in Division III by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association, ran their record to 5-0-1. AHS 4, PHS 1 Archbold and Pettisville resumed a game Wednesday, Sept. 7, that was stopped Saturday, Aug. 27, due to inclement weather. The […]

Fans Demonstrate Patriotism

AHS fans at the Friday, Sept. 9 Archbold-Lake football game demonstrated their patriotism. The game was just two days ahead of the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on New York, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. Wearing USA initials painted on their chests are boys soccer players Jereme Rupp, Jack Fisher, and Kegan Ott, from left. The Blue Streaks prevailed 17-8.– […]

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