Area Students Do Well In Science Fairs

Several Pettisville students and one from Archbold Middle School attended recent science fairs. The first was the Saturday, March 4, Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Northwest State Community College. There were 110 projects from junior high and high school students from Northwest Ohio there. Carsyn Hagans, an Archbold seventh grade student, presented her project, where she was […]

Junior High Wrestlers Compete At State

While none brought home state places, three Archbold eighth graders wrestled hard and represented their school well at the 2017 Ohio Junior High State Wrestling Championships, Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, in Youngstown. Andrew Francis (108 pounds), son of Einstein and Nisha, was pinned in his first match, had a bye in the first round of consolations, and won his […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

The 4th Sunday of Lent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Mark 14:32-52,” Nathan Lugbill, visiting pastor. Central Mennonite Sunday: Randy & Diane Nafziger, Levi & Mary Lou Beck, greeters; music team, prelude; Michael & Sarah Short, Anita Roth, offertory; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Corey Short, worship leader; Lynette Smith, childrens […]

Archbold Wins KBA Tourney

The Archbold Youth For Christ Kingdom Basketball Association team won the 2017 league championship and tournament. Boys from local high schools who don’t play for their respective schools represent their towns in eight games, which were played Feb. 26, March 5, and March 12, at the Defiance YMCA. Two double-elimination brackets end the year. Archbold won with no losses. The […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: April 1, Community Health Professionals; April 5- 12, Lent program; April 7, birthday treat; April 14, closed; April 14, senior prom at Wauseon Senior Center; April 26, dulcimer music, Vickie Halsey & friends. Parkinson Support Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases support group, Tuesday, April 4, 1 […]

Praise For Blue Streaks, Indians

Basketball teams from Archbold and Wauseon went to Columbus to play in the state tournament last week. While neither came home with a championship, the mere fact that they were there deserves praise. The Ohio High School Athletic Association, which regulates sports in Ohio, says that there are 799 high school basketball teams for 2016-17. Of them, only 16 teams– […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 21: Katelyn & Mick Britenriker, Wauseon, girl. March 23: Char & Oliver Reeb, Napoleon, boy.

Three Feet Of Safety

Yes, bikes are slower and cars have to pass them. But they need to pass them safely. A new Ohio law will help make sure they do. The law, which took effect last week, requires drivers to stay three feet away when passing cyclists. Similar laws were already in force in Toledo, several other Ohio cities, and 27 other states. […]

Archbold Police Log

March 17 9:27 am: Barking dog complaint, on station, unfounded. 1:10 pm: Assist Fulton County Sheriff Department, vehicle off road, Co. Rds. 24 and E, deputies unavailable. 11:40 pm: Possible prowlers, 511 Ditto St. March 19 7:10 pm: Unlock vehicle, CIG Financial. March 20 2:22 pm: Semi stuck in mud, Archbold Supervalu. 3:09 pm: Follow-up, 200 block Christine Dr. 7:53 […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 4, 2007 In the next two weeks, some Fulton County farmers could have a tough decision: harvest a sub-par wheat crop for the summer, or tear up the field and plant corn, which could yield big profits in the fall. When the last auction chant rang through Founder’s Hall Friday evening, the 42nd annual Fairlawn […]

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