Lofton Beck Claims Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2018 Title

The world did not have to wait long for the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2018. Lofton Jay Beck, son of Jeremy and Meagan, rural Archbold, arrived at 1:45 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 2, at the Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon. He was 20 1/2 inches long and weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces. Meagan didn’t have a baby; she gave birth […]


Archbold 8th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold def. Patrick Henry 37-8, Thursday, Jan. 11. Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold (4-4) def. Patrick Henry 33-10, Thursday, Jan. 11. Pettisville 7th Grade Boys Basketball Fayette def. Pettisville 30-25, Saturday, Jan. 6. Pettisville leading scorers: Jaret Beck 12, Cayden Jacoby 11. Pettisville def. Edon 33-14, Monday, Jan. 8. Pettisville leading scoresr: Jacoby 16, […]

Public Meetings

Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker.

Drug Mart Coming To Archbold

Discount Drug Mart, a Medina based chain of 73 stores, plans to construct a $3 million, 28,000 square-foot facility on South Defiance Street, Steve Ferris, governmental and public affairs director, confirmed Monday. The building is set to open July 1, 2019, but that date is subject to change. The store might open prior to that. Ferris said the company plans […]

Lois Jeanne (Bernard) Miller

Lois Jeanne (Bernard) Miller was born in Bellevue, to Lester Sutton and Irma (Englehart) Bernard on July 21, 1933, and passed from this life to the next on Jan. 10, 2018. She grew up there and graduated from Bellevue High School in 1951. Lois furthered her education to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and was working at University Hospital in […]

Saturday Morning Terror


Another average cold Saturday afternoon in Archbold was another average beautiful morning in Hawaii when cell phones across the island state popped on with an unthinkable text message. “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” In the few minutes after receiving the message, people across the Pacific paradise began to wonder what to […]

Archbold Will Not Have To Repay $1.3 Million: ODOT

Rebecca Dangelo, a public information officer for the Ohio Department of Transportation, said the village of Archbold will not have to repay $1.3 million if it chooses to stop the St. Rt. 66 relocation project now. “If the no-build option is determined to be the best course of action, no monies will need to be repaid,” she said. In an […]

Flossie M. Sanders

Flossie M. Sanders, age 93, of Stryker, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 12, 2018, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, surrounded by her loving family. Flossie was born in Williams County, Ohio, on Dec. 28, 1924, the daughter of Louis and Wilma (Layman) DeLong. On Dec. 3, 1945, she married Orville Sanders, and he preceded her in death […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008 Two villages– the village of Archbold and Sauder Village– will work together to create a new, small playground area on the Sauder Village campus, said Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation. The project is contingent on the village obtaining a $17,000 Ohio Department of Natural Resources Natureworks Grant. If approved, the […]

Snowy Brunch

Snow and cold on Monday, Jan. 15, didn’t stand in the way of a mid-morning brunch for horses at Sauder Village. These three were munching on hay while snow was falling.– photo by David Pugh

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