Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 4: Viviana Garcia, Wauseon, boy. Jan. 5: Christa Berry, West Unity, boy. Jan. 9: Gabriella & Kevin Baez, Archbold, boy. Jan. 10: Emily & Joshua Rodriguez, Alvordton, girl.

Doris Ebersole

Doris Ebersole, 95, Goshen, Ind., died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at her home. She was born March 24, 1922, in Archbold to Oscar and Herma (Nofziger) Gautsche. She graduated from La- Junta School of Nursing and worked as a nurse. On June 17, 1951, she married Robert Ebersole in Archbold. Doris was well known for her gifts of hospitality, cooking and […]

Honor Students

Cayla Walker, Archbold, and Brooke Waidelich, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Defiance College. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Lowell E. Rufenacht

Lowell E. Rufenacht, age 81 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, Jan. 13, 2018, at CHP Defiance Area In- Patient Hospice. He was born Aug. 11, 1936, at Archbold, the son of Jesse and Velma (Nafziger) Rufenacht. He married Velda Richer on Oct. 4, 1958, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 16, 2014. A lifelong resident of the […]

Streaks Improve To 10-1 With Win Over Tigers

Ten Blue Streaks got in the scoring column as Archbold defeated Holgate 75-45, Tuesday, Jan. 9, in nonleague girls basketball action at Holgate. Ranked sixth in Division III in the second state poll of the season, the Streaks improved to 10-1 while the Tigers dropped to 7-6. “We did a nice job tonight despite the long layoff between games,” said […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed, the second is legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Justin P. Burroughs, Montpelier, speeding, 52-35, Main St., Fayette, $47, $93. Elizabeth A. Miller, rural Wauseon, failed to maintain reasonable control, Co. Rd. 19, $102, $88. Lori Ann Barnett, Morenci, Mich., speeding, […]

Grime Wins Maumee Bay Individual Title

Archbold’s Gavin Grime won the 145-pound championship at the Maumee Bay Wrestling Classic at Clay High School, Friday-Saturday, Jan. 12-13. Six wrestlers competed for the Streaks. Zach Rocha (132 lbs.) placed eighth to also finish on the podium. Brennan Short (138 lbs.), Colton Soles (152 lbs.), Kasyn Schaffner (170 lbs.), and Trevor Short (220 lbs.) competed but did not place. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Rachel Thronsberry, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Bobby Thronsberry, Jewell, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order). Sofi Consumer Loan, Hebron, Ky., plaintiff vs Ashley Grieser, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Shannon Shulters, Metamora and Shawn Shulters, Metamora, petitioners. Dissolution. Kristina Weese, Highland, Mich., plaintiff vs Jesse Drake, Toledo, defendant. Other civil. Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Connie […]

Rupp Signs Letter Of Intent

Trevor Rupp, AHS ‘18, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to play golf at Spring Arbor (Mich.) University. Seated with him are his parents, Keith and Linda. Standing are Mike Rosebrook, AHS head golf coach, and Jacob Leyrer, Spring Arbor head coach.– courtesy photo

Archbold Residents Among Those Indicted

Two Archbold residents and a California man accused of transporting 70 pounds of marijuana on the Ohio Turnpike have been indicted. The Fulton County Grand Jury met Monday, Jan. 8, and handed down indictments against 14 people. Justin W. Beck, 32, Archbold, was indicted on 18 counts of forgery and one count each of theft and grand theft. In a […]