2017-09-06

Fun At The Fair



Thousands of people enjoy the Fulton County Fair, which started Friday, Sept. 1, and continues through tomorrow, Thursday. Top: Willa Smith, 3, rides the Merry-Go-Round with grandfather, Max Smith, Jr. Both are from Archbold. Middle left: Joyce and Bob Frey, Archbold, take a break with a couple of milkshakes. Middle right: Doug Nofziger, Pettisville, watches grandson Kyden Borton, 14 months, […]

AHS Girls Soccer Throttles Bryan



Archbold traveled to Bryan, Tuesday, Aug. 29, to open the Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls soccer part of the season. The Blue Streaks successfully opened league play with a 9-0 blasting of the Golden Bears (1-2-1, 0-1 NWOAL) to run their record to 4-0, 1- 0 NWOAL. Emie Peterson had a hat trick in the first half, scoring three goals […]

Fair Attendance At Or Above Average



Dennis Wyse, Fulton County Fair Board president, said Monday attendance at the Fulton County Fair was “right at average, or a little above. “As long as we can keep the weather nice,” he said. The Archbold wastewater treatment plant recorded high temperatures between 74 and 84 degrees for the first four days of the fair. A brief rainstorm hit late […]

Harvey Relief Efforts Underway



Fulton County is coming to the aid of the people of East Texas who were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. Even after Harvey lost hurricane status, its remnants wandered around the Texas and Louisiana gulf coasts, drenching villages and cities with as much as 50 inches of rainfall and causing catastrophic flooding. As the victims struggle to cope […]

AHS Boys Soccer Suffers First Loss



The last time the Archbold soccer team suffered a regular-season loss was in 2015– the year the Streaks made their first trip to the state semifinals. Archbold lost 2-1 to Van Buren on Aug. 25, 2015, and had not tasted a regular-season defeat since. The streak ended when Archbold dropped a 2-1 decision at Ottawa Hills, Monday, Aug. 28. The […]

Body Found In House Explosion Identified



   The body found in the wreckage of a home that exploded near Swanton Aug. 30 has been identified.    The Fulton County Coroner announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, the remains were that of Terry Daubenmeyer, 56, who lived at the house at 2513 US20A. He was the owner of that property.    Fulton County Sheriff Department deputies were called to […]

House Near Swanton Explodes During Domestic Violence Call



The identity of a body discovered in the rubble of a house that exploded had not been released as of Monday, Sept. 4. Fulton County sheriff deputies responded to a domestic violence call at 5:18 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 2513 US20A, a home at the intersection of Co. Rd. 2-2 and US20A in Swan Creek Township. In a press […]

AHS Golf Wins Two, Sets School Record



The Archbold boys golf team won a tri-match with Toledo Christian and Ottawa Hills last week, as well as a Northwest Ohio Athletic League match against Delta. AHS 160, Ottawa Hills 168, Toledo Christian 208 The Streaks traveled to Toledo, Tuesday, Aug. 29, for a tri-match with the Green Bears and Eagles. Archbold came out on top with a low […]

Max Eugene Stuckey



Max Eugene Stuckey of Archbold, age 73, died peacefully at ProMedica Toledo Hospital on Sept. 8, 2017, with family at his side.  The middle of five children born to Denver and Frances Stuckey, Max was born Jan. 8, 1944, in the family home in Archbold.  A lifelong resident of Archbold, Max was a career livestock and property auctioneer and a […]

King And Queen Of Golden Wedding Party



Ray and June Osterhout, Swanton, were named king and queen of the 59th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. 3. They wed on March 1, 1947, and have been married for 70 years and six months. They met when two groups of kids got together, and the girls were joining the boys in a car. Ray […]


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