Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 2: Toni & Matthew Smith, Swanton, boy. Feb. 6: Gabrielle & Alexander Buck, Wauseon, girl. A son, Carson Garrett, was born Jan. 19, 2018, in Goshen, Ind., to Calvin and Sara Jane Helmuth, Middlebury, Ind. He weighed 7 pounds, 15.8 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. He has a 21- month-old sister, Audrey Grace. […]

Snowmobile Crash Injures Two Teenagers

Two Archbold teenagers were injured in a snowmobile accident that occurred about 5:56 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 6, a Henry County sheriff report states. Giulia A. Lee, 18, Archbold, was transported from the scene to the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. No information about her was available from St. Vs Friday morning. The operator of the machine, Benjamin D. Zimmerman, […]

Hagans Signs Letter Of Intent

Connor Hagans, AHS ‘18, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to play soccer at Adrian (Mich.) College. Seated with him are his parents, Cristin and Mark.– courtesy photo


OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance. Grief Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield […]

Woman Sentenced For Embezzling From Bank

Sarah Mattoni, 28, Toledo, was sentenced to time served and was placed on three years supervised release after pleading guilty to embezzling money from the Farmers & Merchants State Bank. She was indicted on a single count of embezzlement on Aug. 2, 2017, in United States District Court of Northern Ohio, Western District. The indictment states between Jan. 1-March 31, […]

Seventh Grade Wins NWOAL Title

The Archbold seventh grade boys basketball team finished the season with a 17-1 record and a Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship. The Streaks defeated the Wauseon Indians in the NWOAL tournament finals 43-29. Team members include, front row from left: Wyatt Gericke, manager; Aden McCarty; Krayton Kern; Cade Miller; Kaleb Gigax; Jace Castillo, manager. Back row: Chase Cornell, Alex Roth, […]

Archbold Girl Honored As Top Youth Volunteer

Chaina Nafziger, an Archbold sixth grader, has been named one of the top youth volunteers in Ohio for 2018. She is one of two students selected from Ohio for the title through The Spirit of Community Awards, which honor young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Nafziger, 11, was inspired to organize a bake sale that raised $1,400 for charities […]

Three Men Sentenced

A Weston man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Drake Johnson, 22; indicted Aug. 21, 2017, on a single count of theft; entered guilty plea; on April 12, 2017, he stole jewelry; sentenced to 22 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for two days served; placed on three years community control; ordered to have no […]


Pettisville 8th Grade Boys Basketball BBC Tournament: Edon def. Pettisville (5-13) 46-28, Monday, Feb. 5. Pettisville leading scorer: Gideon Myers 14. Pettisville 7th Grade Boys Basketball BBC Tournament: Pettisville def. North Central 36-32, Monday, Feb. 5. Pettisville leading scorer: Cayden Jacoby 15. Fayette def. Pettisville (11-8) 28-24, Saturday, Feb. 10. Pettisville leading scorer: Jacoby 13 points. ­­­Archbold 7th Grade Girls […]

Eagle Scout Project Tops For Year

The Eagle Scout project of Levi Baus, 15, rural Archbold, has received the Black Swamp Area Council Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year award. Baus, a member of Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63, was elevated to Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor ceremony, Saturday, Feb. 10, in Defiance. One requirement of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in scouting, […]