Blue Streaks To Battle Spartans In Regional Semifinals

Archbold (9-2) meets Marion Pleasant (9-1) at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, at Donnell Stadium in Findlay for a Division V regional football semifinal. However, they’ll have to play without quarterback Gabe Petersen, who suffered a seasonending knee injury against Indian Lake last week. Gabe’s brother Sam will take the snaps instead. After last week’s 23-14 victory over Indian Lake, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 Headline–Brad Rupp And Family Thankful For Recovery; Brad’s Survival A Miracle, Medical Team Says; Staph Infection Damaged His Heart Volunteers worked Saturday morning to prepare for the annual Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park. Volunteers Jodi Herman and Cal Britsch check bulbs on one of the swans. Lonnie Short examines bulbs on a […]


Mikala Avina, PHS ‘15 and daughter of Benny and Josie, scored six points in Huntington (Ind.) University’s 107- 92 loss to Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) University, Tuesday, Oct. 31. The Foresters are 2-1.

Bentz, Ginn, Short Win Council Seats; Brodbeck, Short Elected As German Township Trustees

Beck, Galvan, Nofziger Win Archbold School Board Seats; Graber, Hoylman, King Elected To Pettisville School Board

Vaughn Bentz, Archbold Village Council incumbent, will return to his council seat, where he will be joined by Brad Short and Drew Ginn. In German Township, the two incumbents were turned out, with Joe Short and Andy Brodbeck winning the two available seats. Those are some of the unofficial results from the Tuesday, Nov. 7 general election. In the council […]

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 27 3:04 pm: Verbal warning, not parked within lines, 300 block Stryker St. 3:35 pm: Threats and-or harassment, Rite Aid. 6:50 pm: Civil problem, child custody, 100 block West St. Oct. 28 1:40 am: Assist Fulton County Sheriff Department, Co. Rd. D and 20, vehicle stuck on railroad tracks. 7:16 am: Unwanted person, East Gardens, arrested on warrant. 6:27 […]

Thunderstorms Roll Through Area, Damage ConAgra Plant

A severe thunderstorm caused damage to the Archbold ConAgra plant shortly after noon on Sunday, Nov. 5. Dan Hare, ConAgra company spokesman, said a team of ConAgra company experts is working with officials from the Archbold facility to “ensure that we go through the assessment of damage, and help get the facility up and running again.” No one was injured […]

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 6 8:32 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Oct. 8 4:09 am: 3800 block Co. Rd. 19, fall, transported to FCHC. 8:15 am: 100 block N. Lawrence, Fayette, ill, mutual aid for Fayette Rescue, cancelled en route. 10:03 am: East Gardens, hemorrhage, transported to FCHC. Oct. 9 12:17 pm: 5000 block Co. Rd. 19, ill, […]

Chickens Pay Off For Beck With FFA American Star In Agriscience Award

Chrysta Beck, rural Archbold, started raising chickens as a third grader, selling them to raise money to fund her participation in a competitive dance group. While her career as a dancer didn’t pan out, it is her involvement with chickens that has given her her greatest successes. Beck was named an FFA American Star in Agriscience for 2017. “The chickens […]

Terry A. Fredrick

Terry A. Fredrick, 73, of Fayette, died Sunday morning, Nov. 5, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, following an extended period of ailing health. Born July 31, 1944, in Wauseon, he was the younger of two sons born to the late DeWayne and Virginia (Dorsey) Fredrick. Terry grew up in Fayette and was a 1963 graduate of Gorham Fayette High […]

Selected Unofficial County Election Results

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