Honor Students

Daniel Joseph Sauder, PHS ‘14 and son of Dan and Ezzie, was named to the dean’s list at Clemson (S.C.) University for the 2017 spring semester. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. —— Clay Waidelich, PHS ‘16 and son of Lee and Shawn, was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at Wittenberg […]

Archbold Fire Log

June 15 10:11 am: Fire alarm, 824 Ringenberg Dr.; property owner: Mary Alice Waidelich; burned food on stove. June 16 8:42 am: Fire alarm, Fairlawn Haven, false alarm. 10 am: Structure fire, 19827 Co. Rd. F; property owner: Tim Grieser; $15,000 damage to building, $5,000 damage to contents. June 29 2:56 am: Tie fire, Norfolk Southern railroad tracks between Co. […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 23: Kristin & David Carrisalez, Wauseon, girl. June 28: Alexia Vielma, Wauseon, boy.

Subject Told: Don’t Come Back To Store

A subject was told not to return to the Circle K convenience store after allegedly attempting to steal cigarettes. The Archbold police report states between 11:15-11:45 pm, Saturday, June 17, the subject, who was described as “known,” attempted to reach across a display to allegedly steal the cigarettes. Store officials reported the incident to police the following day. Surveillance video […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 10-14 MONDAY: split pea soup or vegetable soup, turkey sandwich, broccoli salad, 5 cup salad. TUESDAY: pot roast, boiled potatoes, carrots, orange segments, iced cake. WEDNESDAY: ham loaf or meatloaf, sweet potatoes, winter blend vegetables, applesauce. THURSDAY: steamed franks or chicken breast, baked beans, seasoned corn, mixed berries. FRIDAY: roast turkey, dressing, green beans, orange cranberry relish, […]

Search For Elderly Man Successful

Archbold police were called to assist in the search for an 89-year-old man, Tuesday afternoon, June 27. The man, identified as Gerald D. Short, a Fairlawn resident, was later found. The police report states officers were notified at 3:25 pm that about 25 minutes earlier, the man left the Fairlawn community with his electric wheelchair. He had not returned, and […]

Acme Baseball

Defending state champion Archbold (22-2) won the District 2 Acme North sectional championship with an exciting 2-1 win over Patrick Henry, Saturday, July 1, at Archbold. To advance to the title game, Archbold defeated Tinora 19-2, Thursday, June 29. Archbold plays Miller City in the first round of the district tournament, Friday, July 7, 4 pm. All District 2 district […]

One Side Must Give

Fire Department Negotiations

In the world of logic, there is a paradox called the irresistible force and the immovable object. It dates back to a story from China from the third century before Christ, in which a man tries to sell a spear and a shield. The spear, he said, can pierce any shield; but his shield can stop any spear. What happens […]

Park Board Discusses Property

Archbold Park Board met in executive session for about 45 minutes during its Wednesday, June 28 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door session was a property matter. Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said no action was taken when the group returned to its regular session. During the board discussion, board members said the concession trailer in Ruihley Park […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 11, 2007 Council took the first steps toward refinancing debt and renovations at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and the construction of Woodland Park. With contributions still arriving, gross proceeds from the Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar surpassed the 2006 sale by more than $30,000. According to Robert Aschliman, benefit treasurer, the gross dollars as of Monday, […]