Band Bandits?

It was Old West Day on Thursday, July 27, at the AHS Band Camp. Some band members wore bandanas over their faces, in the style of the train and stage-coach robbers of the Old West. Left: Tony Pole, an AHS senior. Right: Andrew Francis, a freshman. During the weeklong camp, band members work on their shows for the marching season– […]

June Unemployment Up Statewide

Unemployment rates for June were up in all 88 Ohio counties, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services said. In Fulton County, the rate was up one-half of one percentage point (.5%), from 4.5% to 5%. It was the smallest jump in rates in the four-county area. Henry County unemployment went up seventenths (.7) of a point, to 5.3%; […]

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club had a family potluck at the Tuesday, July 11 meeting. Members also signed up for the bake sale. The group had a bake sale at the Farmers & Merchants State Bank in Archbold on Friday, July 14. The group earned exactly $365. Also on that date the group went shopping for Christmas Cheer, and spent […]

Purse Stolen

Archbold police are investigating the theft of a purse from a 90-year-old Archbold woman, an APD report states. Helen Eash, 408 Stamm St., told police a man told her he was looking for lost puppies. Eash said when she turned her back, the suspect took the purse from the sidewalk where she had placed it and left. Total value of […]


Cancer Support Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Aug. 3&17, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park […]

Enjoying A Street Party

Kate and Steve Rettig, from left, and Doug Krauss, all of Archbold, were among persons enjoying the music during the Archbold Street Party, Thursday, July 27. The concert was presented by the Archbold Music Commission.– photo by Mary Huber

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of Aug. 7-11 MONDAY: sausage & kraut or pork loin, smashed red potatoes, winter squash, grape juice. TUESDAY: swedish meatballs, egg noodles, cooked cabbage, green salad, crumb topped peaches. WEDNESDAY: beef & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, apricots. THURSDAY: cream of broccoli soup, cold cut sandwich, kidney bean salad, ambrosia. FRIDAY: lasagna, steamed cauliflower, italian green beans, fresh grapes.

New Teachers Join Pettisville Staff

When Pettisville students arrive for their first day of school, Thursday, Aug. 17, they will find two new faces among the teaching staff. Both will teach social studies. Ellie Bostwick will teach at the fifth- and sixth-grade level, while Myra (Oxender) Frazer is at the high school level. Bostwick, of Sylvania, is a 2012 graduate of Sylvania Southview High School. […]


Jeshua Gilmore, the suspect in the shooting of a Fulton County Sheriff Deputy, was arrested at 3:10 pm, Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 1, by Toledo police. Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, said the Fulton County Crime Stopper received a tip at about 3 pm that Gilmore was at a residence on Upton Avenue in Toledo. Toledo police were contacted, and by […]

Archbold Police Log

July 21 9:08 am: Runaway or unruly juvenile, 200 block Stryker St. 9:45 am: Fraud, outside jurisdiction. 3:08 pm: Citation to Adam Schmig, 37, Pittsford, Mich., speeding, Degroff St. at Stryker St. 3:20 pm: Cat complaint, 400 block Ditto St., spoke with subject. 4:41 pm: Citation to Richard Cook, 60, Pettisville, driving while license suspended, speeding, E. Lutz Rd. at […]

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