Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

John and Janette Trudel, Archbold, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 20, 2017. John Trudel and Janette Gearig were married on May 19, 1957, by Rev. Dale Humbert at the First Christian Church, Wauseon. They are the parents of four children: the late James (Robin) Trudel, Defiance; Jane, Germantown, Md.; the late Jon Trudel; and Jeffery (Jennifer) Trudel, […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 18, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, May 22, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, May 22, 7 p.m., east conference room, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, May 22, […]

AHS Wins Sectional Baseball Title

The Archbold baseball team won its second straight Division III sectional title with a 1-0 shutout of Otsego (10-10), Friday, May 12, at AHS. Archbold’s Trevor Rupp and Otsego’s Levi Gonyer were locked into a pitchers’ duel the entire game. Gonyer held AHS to a second inning run on two hits with three strikeouts over six innings, but was the […]


Due to a calculation error on the part of Archbold Middle School, Jordan Rodriguez, Kara Schnitkey, and Mariah Mignin were left off the third quarter, fifth grade honor roll that was published in the April 12 edition of this newspaper.

Archbold Man Sentenced

Mathew DeWitt, 32, Archbold, was sentenced to five years of community control in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Thursday, May 11. DeWitt was originally indicted on March 20 on one count of theft and ten counts of forgery. He entered guilty pleas to theft and two forgery counts. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said between […]

Archbold Hosts District Track Meet

Archbold High School is the new host of the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 18, and Saturday, May 20. The meet begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday and concludes Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. Boys teams competing in the meet include Antwerp, Archbold, Ayersville, Continental, Edgerton, Edon, Fairview, Fayette, Hicksville, Hilltop, Holgate, Liberty Center, Montpelier, North […]


Fulton Co. Health Center May 4: Kylie Patterson, Archbold, girl. May 5: Amanda & Kyle Bogart, Wauseon, girl. May 8: Amanda & Bryan Pietras, Archbold, girl. May 9: Kayla Dicenso, Archbold, boy. May 10: Claire Kolb, Wauseon, boy.

Report Filed On Missing Pill

A pill containing the powerful addictive painkiller Hydrocodone was reported missing at the Fairlawn Haven Care Center. But officials don’t believe the pill was stolen. A Fairlawn official told police on Thursday, May 11, that during an internal audit, several blister packs, which contained pills, were found to be defective. The blister packs have one plastic side which has a […]

PHS Softball Beats Locos, Falls Twice

The Pettisville softball team defeated Montpelier in Buckeye Border Conference action but lost a non-league game to Archbold and a BBC game to Edon to stand 7-13, 4-6 BBC. The summary for the game with the Streaks is in the AHS softball article. PHS 8, Montpelier 710 innings The Blackbirds hosted the Locos in BBC action, Tuesday, May 9. The […]


Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, May 18, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, May 23, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.

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