Brad Stamm Appointed To Bank Board

Brad Stamm, formerly of Archbold, has been appointed to the Farmers & Merchants State Bank Board of Directors. Stamm is a professor of economics and chair of the division of business at Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Mich. He is also a special lecturer for LCC International University and an article reviewer for the Christian Business Academic Review. He is also […]

Archbold Fire Log

Oct. 23 3:34 am: Co. Rd. 23, grain bin fire; property owner: Mike Aschliman, 7406 Co. Rd. 23; fire in structure, no damage listed. Oct. 24 1:31 pm: 7406 Co. Rd. 23, grain bin, property owner: Mike Aschliman, 7406 Co. Rd. 23; stood by while owner cut hole in silo.

PHS Girls Place 4th At State

Minster easily ran away from the pack to win its tenth state girls cross country title, Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hebron. Three of the first five runners into the chute were Wildcats, as they finished with 38 points. St. Thomas Aquinas finished second with 95. Gilmour Academy was third with 154, and Pettisville took fourth with 175. “All the teams […]

AHS Yearbook Recognized

The Archbold High School yearbook was named a 2016 National Yearbook Program of Excellence by the company that’s a producer of the yearbook. The Yearbook Program of Excellence program recognizes “engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body, while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and communication technologies literacy,” said the […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville.

Streaks Burn Blue Devils In Regional Semi

Archbold took to the pitch, Wednesday, Nov. 2, to battle Independence in a Division III regional boys soccer semifinal in Sandusky. The last time the Streaks played at Stroebel Field was last year, when they were defeated 1-0 in the state semifinals by Canfield South Range. Archbold (19-0-1) advanced to the regional final by stopping the Blue Devils (16-2-2) 3-1. […]

Casting Her Ballot

Brynn Schwartz, a Pettisville kindergarten student, hands her ballot to Ashlynn Lugbill, a fifth grader, during the Pettisville School mock election, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Students in kindergarten through third grade selected favorite storybook characters during the election. Curious George faced off against Pete the Cat in the balloting.– photo by David Pugh

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Briana Heller, Defiance, plaintiff vs Dale Heller, Wauseon, defendant. Support modification. Renee Grasser, Metamora, plaintiff vs Charles Grasser, Jr., Metamora, defendant. Divorce. Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Angela Buckbee, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Dereck Schermerhorn, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Jennifer Schermerhorn, Hudson, Mich., defendant. Divorce. Tammy Eaton, Delta, plaintiff vs Swancreek Township, Delta, defendant. Administrative […]

Ziegler Signs Letter Of Intent

Meyer Completes Special Training

Brice Meyer, an Archbold police officer, was one of 12 law enforcement officers who recently completed Crisis Intervention Training sponsored by the Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services. The weeklong training program provides basic mental health education to help officers identify persons who may have a mental illness. The training demonstrates techniques that can safely […]