Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, June 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwest State Community College, 22-600 St. Rt. 34, Archbold. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, June 27, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.

Richard L. Riegsecker

Richard L. Riegsecker, age 86, of Archbold, passed away on June 12, 2017, in his home while surrounded by his family. He was born on March 24, 1931, in the family home in Henry County, the third son of the late Jacob and Eva (Kauffman) Riegsecker. On Oct. 2, 1951, he married Betty Storrer, who survives him. They were married […]

AHS Class Of 1945 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1945 held a reunion, Saturday, June 3, at the Home Restaurant. Front row, from left: Margaret (Keafer) Bollman, Zelma (Short) Seiler, AnnaRose (Nafziger) Kiesow, Margaret (Gigax) Detter. Middle row: Doris (Sauder) Yoder, Corrine (Ziegler) Gaylord. Back row: Donald Rupp, Robert Schang, Charles Lugbill, Ralph Aschliman, Marvin (Tex) Wyse.– courtesy photo


Fulton Co. Health Center June 8: Kylee Trucks, Wauseon, girl. June 9: Elizabeth & Joshua Poore, Wauseon, girl. June 11: Renea & Jacob Kessler, Wauseon, girl; Dixie Degler, Wauseon, girl. June 13: Balynn Ponce, Archbold, boy. A daughter, Ellis Clare, was born June 13, 2017, at Defiance Regional Hospital to Shane and Hilary Poulson, Archbold. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 […]

Lucille R. “Buzz” Ziegler

Lucille R. “Buzz” Ziegler, age 82 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017, at the Toledo Hospital. She was born July 3, 1934, in Henry County, the daughter of Edward and Dinah (Leupp) Miller. She married Roger Ziegler on Oct. 27, 1956, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 2011. A lifelong resident of […]

Council Holds Hour-Plus Executive Session

Archbold Village Council met behind closed doors for about an hour and 15 minutes during its Monday night, June 19 meeting. Stated reason for the closed door session was a “propertyeasement purchase.” No action was taken when council returned to regular session. During the meeting, council was presented with bids for the sanitary sewer interceptor project. The project calls for […]

Ag Hall Of Fame Nomination Forms Ready

Nomination forms for the 2017 Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame award are available at the Fulton County Extension office, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, or online at www.fulton.osu.edu. Deadline is July 10. Qualified recipients include farmers or breeders who have made major contributions to the land and the product(s) of agriculture, or someone who has worked in an agriculture-related […]

Suspicious Device Found

Archbold police are investigating an incident in which a woman found a suspicious device attached to her car. Sheri Wood, 48, Archbold, went to the police station, Friday, June 9, to report the discovery. Police identified the item as a tracking device which uses a global positioning system (GPS). When attached to a vehicle, it allows someone to follow a […]

Rainbow Over Archbold

The right combination of moisture in the air and sunlight at the right angle resulted in a magnificent rainbow over Archbold, Monday evening, June 19. In places, a second arc of colors could be seen, making the event a double rainbow. Many believe rainbows are a sign of a promise from God.– photo by David Pugh

Honor Student

Evan Rufenacht, PHS ‘16 and son of Craig and Mary, was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring term at the University of Cincinnati. Students must earn at least a 3.4 gpa to qualify.

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