Middle School Music Students Compete

Twelve Archbold Middle School students earned Superior, or I, ratings during Solo & Ensemble competition, Saturday, April 8, at Defiance High School. Earning Superiors were Zoe Castillo, Emma Dowdy, and Andrew Francis, competing as a drum trio; Emily Walker, piano; Erin Reichert, piano and horn; Weston Ruffer, piano and baritone saxophone; Kaiden Keiser, piano and alto sax; Logan Grime and […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Michelle Short, Archbold, and Chad Short, Toledo, petitioners. Dissolution. Diane Casiano, Wauseon vs George Sisco, Buffalo, Mo., obligor. URESA. Ada Shaver, Delta, plaintiff vs Terrence Bostelman, Swanton, defendant. Domestic violence. Capital One Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Tasha Johnson, Fayette, defendant. Other civil. Landy Rodas, Archbold, plaintiff vs Isabel Harper, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Ryan Donley, Swanton, plaintiff […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Expenses for the Archbold Area School District are down by $1 million compared to this time last year, according to David Deskins, superintendent. “We have eliminated or reduced four-and-a-quarter teaching vacancies, with two additional positions facing elimination or reduction this year. That doesn’t count vacancies that may not be filled at the end […]

Cookie Monsters

Philip Lange, Ridgeville Corners, and his grandson Oliver, 13 months, Stryker, enjoy a cookie together during the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction, Friday, April 7. Baked goods are some of the many kinds of items offered at the auction, which benefits residents of the Fairlawn Haven Care Center.– photo by David Pugh


David A. Roth, 54, Archbold, died April 6, 2017. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. James M. Short, 85, Stryker and formerly of Archbold, died April 4, 2017. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, and five children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Letter To The Editor

An April 5, 2017, Buckeye headline states, “Archbold Traffic Problems 25 Years Ago Go Unresolved.” The article quotes from a June 1992 Buckeye article and then ponders why people today “continue to protest” such a longstanding problem. A person could infer from this article that nothing has been done to address the problem of truck traffic through the downtown in […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Palm Sunday Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Message, “Mark, The Short Story Part 2: Dangerous Power,” Mark 15:21- 47” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Dean & Jeanette Beck, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; Linda Nafziger, prelude; Nancy Roynon, welcome, call to worship, scripture reading; Kristi Miehls, Jim Richer, Emma Dowdy and children, palm processional. Message, “The REAL World,” Dave Elkins. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Allen […]

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.) Justin James Roth, rural Archbold, driving while license suspended, US20, $250, $88. Christopher Alan Waidelich, rural Archbold, disobeyed stop sign, Co. Rd. B at Co. Rd. A-C, $102, $88. Mark S. Crone, Defiance, […]

Wrestlers Place Fourth

Six Archbold elementary students placed fourth as a team at the 2017 Ohio Athletic Committee Grade School State Wrestling Championships in Youngstown, Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26. Front row, from left: Tyson Bosco, Brenden Bosco, Layne Miller. Back row: Brooks Miller, Maddox Pinter, Grayson Forward. To qualify, the six qualified within the top four places at districts. L. Miller placed […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, April 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Bereavement Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, April 18, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, April 17, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, […]

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