Archbold Athletes Compete In Special Olympics

Tim Rettig, Nathan Schaefer, Ann Schroeder, and Erich Preston, all of Archbold, are among 18 county athletes to represent the Fulton County Jaguars in the 2017 Special Olympics Ohio State Summer Games, June 23-25, in Columbus. The Games will feature competition in 11 sports from more than 2,700 competitors from across the state.

Walk Bicycles On Sidewalks Downtown

It seems as though every time the weather turns warm, this newspaper publishes another editorial concerning bicycles and downtown sidewalks. In short: Don’t ride your bike on downtown sidewalks. Walk your bike. There is a good reason for this. Given that front doors of downtown businesses open onto the sidewalk, cyclists can easily strike pedestrians and cause serious physical harm. […]

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H meeting was held Tuesday, June 6, at the Turkeyfoot Creamery. Tickets were handed out for the Mud Hens game. Members learned how goat cheese is made and the process of how to make it. The next meeting is a family potluck at the Ruihley Park Shelterhouse, Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 pm. It is strongly encouraged that […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 20, 2007 Wayne Grime spends time each summer day with his buddy Blue, the name he gave a bluejay bird. A feeding tray sits a couple feet from his chair in the backyard. Wayne, whose nickname is “Chirps,” gives a whistle and soon the bird appears. Over four years, the two have built a friendship, […]


Cory Erbskorn scores after a Liberty Center error, Thursday, June 8. The Streaks won 10-1, and are 11-1 on the season.– photo by Mary Huber

Earn Degrees

Tiffany Bates, Fayette, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health science from Heidelberg University during commencement exercises, Sunday, May 14. —— Jennifer Lehman, AHS ‘13 and daughter of Wayne and Lynn, earned a degree in bi- ology during commencement exercises recently at Wittenberg University. —— Ryan King, AHS ‘13 and son of Pete and Luana, graduated summa cum laude […]

Archbold Police Log

June 2 9:20 am: Assist other police unit, Fulton County Sheriff Department, 400 block S. Lincoln St. 1:53 pm: Subject sold vehicle, did not remove license plates; plates returned. 3:07 pm: 515 Short-Buehrer Road, illegal dumping. 4:42 pm: Citation to Sadie Roth, 72, Archbold, expired registration, N. Defiance St. at E. Lutz Rd. 6:03 pm: Child custody, 1100 S. Defiance […]

Honor Students

Area students named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at Bowling Green State University: Alec Zaborniak, Alyssa Kempf, Casen Short, Zachary Mahnke, Carly Short, Zachary Driver, Kinsey Smith, Rebecca Schmucker, Erin Erbskorn, all of Archbold; Matthew Benecke, Ridgeville Corners; Jacob Hauter, Rebekah Frey, Sarah Plassman, Noah Miller, Sarah Christiansen, Paige Fricke, Grace Friend, Elizabeth Grieser, all of […]

German Township Says NO To Medical Marijuana

In about seven minutes, plans to grow and process medical marijuana in German Township were dashed. During the Monday, June 12 council meeting, the German Township Trustees opted not to reconsider their May 8 resolution which banned the cultivation, processing, or sale of medical marijuana in the township. The state legislature approved legalizing marijuana for medical use in September 2016. […]

Local Man Charged With Domestic Violence

John Michael Luna, 55, Archbold, was being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Monday morning on a charge of domestic violence. Bond for Luna is $25,000 cash bond (no 10% allowed). Archbold police were called to Luna’s 402 High Street address about 8:22 pm, Saturday, June 3, for an incident that allegedly happened about 8:10-8:20 pm. The police […]

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