FFA News

The Pettisville FFA Alumni recently held their annual meeting. Josiah Hoops, FFA Alumni president, called the meeting to order. Jordan Skates, Pettisville FFA president, gave an update. Kayla Wyse and Gretchen Lee gave a national convention update. Officers were elected: Hoops, president; Chris Lee, vice president; Jim Hoops, secretary, and Cathy Nofziger, treasurer.–Lexie Poulson, reporter

Car Crashes After Steering Issue

Wyatt Lee Cerda, 17, Archbold, was the driver in a single-car crash in which the auto had a steering issue, an Archbold police report states. Cerda was driving a car east on Wilson Street about 1:12 pm, Saturday, Dec. 2, and attempted to make a left turn to go north on South Defiance Street. The car experienced the steering issue […]

Old Photo Corner

A 1910 postcard of downtown Archbold shows the Norton’s Hotel sign above the hotel entrance. The hotel was located above Rupp Bros., Dry Goods & Shoes, now Lauber Clothing. At the very far left is a wood frame building W.O. Taylor tore down for the present day Archbold Buckeye. In the street, a horse-drawn wagon hauls a load of logs […]


Genealogical Society Fulton County Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor St., Delta. Cancer Support Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Dec. 7&21, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Dec. 12, […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Loretta Sanford, Wauseon, plaintiff vs William Sanford, Findlay, defendant. Divorce. Wells Fargo Bank, National Assoc., West Palm Beach, Fla., plaintiff vs Jonathan Keigwin, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Daniel Mills, Swanton and Natalie Mills, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. Marriage Licenses Ryan Callahan, 24, Delta, business sales, and Emily Thomas, 22, Delta, designer/ developer. Timothy Reed, Jr., 27, Wauseon, laborer, and […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 Rachel (Sauder) Kinsman, who ran in nine high school state championships and was an All-American in college, will make a second try for the U.S. Olympic Team as a marathon runner. But she admits she probably won’t be 100% for the trials. After all, her second daughter, Adison, was just born Oct. 25. […]

And The Band Played On

The Archbold High School Marching Band entertained the crowd as they marched in the Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 24. Shown are Olivia Mendez and Carter Beldon, freshmen bass drum players.– photo by Mary Huber

Napoleon Man Arrested For Unauthorized Use

Brandon P. Bailey, 25, Napoleon, was arrested early Sunday morning, Nov. 19, on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, an Archbold police report states. Police were called to the residence of Erika L. Hernandez, 25, Colony Meadows, about 5:02 am that day. Hernandez said a relative who had been visiting walked into the bedroom where she and […]

Unemployment Hits New Low In County

The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services said the Fulton County unemployment rate hit a new low for 2017, coming in at 4%. During 2017, unemployment in the county has ranged from a high of 6.2% in January to the new low of 4% in October. Economists generally consider a 5% unemployment rate as “full employment.” Three of the […]

Christmas Joy

Members of the AHS show choir, The Company, and alumni sang Christmas carols prior to the Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 24. From left, front row: John Hartman, an alumnus; Jeremiah Hartman, junior; Lani Bowers, sophomore; Hannah Bowers, senior.– photo by Mary Huber

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