Archbold EMS Log

Sept. 16 8:45 pm: East Gardens, injury, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Sept. 18 9:56 am: 8000 block Co. Rd. 26-2, medical, transported to FCHC. 11:27 pm: East Gardens, medical, transported to FCHC. Sept. 19 2:38 pm: Archbold Medical Center, ill, transported to FCHC. 7:35 pm: 300 block De- Groff Ave., ill, transported to FCHC. 9:50 pm: Fairlawn Haven, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Do You Have Ears? Mark 41-41,” Sam Andres, pastor, King’s Cross Church, Defiance. Central Mennonite Sunday: Dean & Jeanette Beck, Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, greeters; music team, offertory; Anita Roth, song leader; Jeremy King, worship leader. Message, “We’re All In This Together,” Regina Wenger. Lockport […]

PHS Soccer Splits Week

The Pettisville boys soccer team defeated Maumee Valley Country Day but lost to Ottawa Hills last week, and is 7-4-3 on the season. The Birds defeated MVCD 3-0, Thursday, Oct. 6. Detric Yoder, Landon Roth, and Canidate Vickery scored. PHS had 13 shots on goal to two for MVCD. The Blackbirds lost 2-1 at Ottawa Hills, Saturday, Oct. 8. Connor […]

David Ray Schnitkey

David Ray Schnitkey, age 76 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, Oct. 9, 2016, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. David was born to Helen and Walter Schnitkey on April 6, 1940, in Ridgeville Corners. Dave married Elaine Nofziger, who survives, on Aug. 14, 1964, at Zion Mennonite Church by the late Phil Frey, Elaine’s great uncle. […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 30: Rebecca Roth, Archbold, boy. Oct. 4: Olivia & Timothy Iott, Archbold, boy.

Short Provided Communication Between Trustees, Village Officials

Joe Short, a former German Township Trustee and Fulton County commissioner, said his role in the situation between the German Township Trustees and Archbold Village Council was to provide clarification. Short appeared at a special meeting of the trustees on Monday, Sept. 26, and offered his services as mediator. The trustees invited Archbold village officials to a special meeting, Thursday […]

Arrest Man On Felony Charge

Justin P. Meyer, 33, 402 South Defiance Street, was arrested at his residence after he was indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury. The Archbold police report indicates at 10:51 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 27, an officer was summoned to assist an officer of the Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force (MAN Unit) to locate “an individual that has a felony drug possession […]


German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center […]


The Archbold golf team finished 11th at the Div. II state tournament, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15, in Columbus. The Streaks moved up one spot from Friday, when they were 12th. They traded places with New Lexington, which was 11th after Friday but finished 12th in the two-day tournament. Cincinnati Archbishop McNicholas won with a two-day total of 627. Chardon […]

Man Charged With Stalking

Austin Lee Partee, 28, Bryan, has been charged with menacing by stalking, Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer, said Monday. Partee was arrested by police about 7:36 pm, Monday, Oct. 3, on a misdemeanor warrant on an unrelated charge. Police reports say Brittany N. Leaser, 20, Archbold, told police her ex-boyfriend, identified as Partee, had made threats against her and […]

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