A Great Time At The Fair

Above: Roy Miller, Fulton County Sheriff, races to the finish line and wins the Bouncy Horse race at the Fulton County Fair, Tuesday, Sept. 5. The race pitted the Fulton Co. Sheriff Department, represented by Miller and Matt Smithmyer, a deputy (far right), against the Wauseon Fire Department, represented by Phil Kessler, assistant fire chief, and Rick Sluder, fire chief, […]

Suspect Cleared

Archbold police were called to Archbold SuperValu about 2:38 pm, Friday, Sept. 1, on a report of a subject who was allegedly switching price information on products. In his report, the officer wrote store officials said they caught the subject changing prices two days earlier. The officer added no offense had occurred on Sept. 1.

PHS Golf Third In Tri-Match

North Central came out on top in a tri-match with Pettisville and Antwerp, Thursday, Sept. 7, at Wauseon. The Eagles finished with a team score of 171. The Archers finished with 192, and Pettisville had 200. Max Leppelmeier was low man for PHS with a 46. Graeme Jacoby shot a 49; Caleb Nafziger 51; Tommy McWatters 54; and Jake King […]

Fair Attendance Down About 4%

Fair Board officials announced an estimated attendance number of 283,242 for the 2017 Fulton County Fair. The figure is off by 11,469, or about 3.89%, from 2016, when the Fair Board announced 294,711 passed through the gates. Over the preceding 20 years, from 1998-2017, fair attendance ranged from a low of 229,122 in 2004 to a high of 298,346 in […]

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 […]

Archbold Wins Stryker Invite, Pettisville 11th

Archbold won its second straight Panther Golf Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 9, at Stryker. Last year, the Streaks and Stryker ended in a tie, and a fifth-man tiebreaker was used. There was no need for a tiebreaker this year, as AHS won with a team score of 320, 25 strokes over secondplace Tinora, who finished with 345. Fayette was third with […]

Police, Henry County Deputies Investigate Cases Of Stolen Cars

Archbold police and the Henry County Sheriff Department are investigating a pair of stolen vehicle cases that occurred during the early morning hours of Thursday, Sept. 7. A 2001 sedan was stolen from Samantha Ruffer, 29, 406 Walnut St., Archbold. The car was recovered by Henry County sheriff deputies on the outskirts of Ridgeville. The keys were in the vehicle. […]

Ruffer Sentenced

The second of two men arrested at the Circle K store the night of April 3 has been sentenced. Joshua Ruffer, 27, West Unity, was arrested with Joshua David Ball, 36, Archbold, after law enforcement officers received a tip a wanted man would be at the store. There were Defiance County warrants out for Ball at the time. When Archbold […]

AHS Boys Soccer Wins One, Ties One

The Archbold boys soccer team played a pair of games last week, defeating Riverdale 6-0 and tying Springfield 0-0 to run its record to 5-1-1. AHS 0, Springfield 0 The Streaks traveled to Springfield (2-2-3), Thursday, Sept. 7, for a non-conference contest. Archbold managed only two shots on goal while goalie Caleb Wooley stopped seven Springfield shots to secure the […]

Baden, Wyse File As Write-In Candidates For Archbold School Board

Two Archbold women have joined the list of candidates for Archbold School Board, making it a five-way race for three seats. Carrianne Baden and Jacqueline Wyse, both of Archbold, filed paperwork on Monday, Aug. 28, before the 4 pm deadline to become write-in candidates. Baden, Wyse, and Karen Beck, Archbold, are challenging incumbents Roel Galvan and Phil Nofziger for seats […]

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