Signs of Easter

Left: A cross draped with purple cloth stands in the gathering area of St. John Lutheran Church south of Archbold. Sunday, April 1, is Easter, the day Christians believe Jesus Christ rose from the dead after being crucified and entombed. The purple cloth symbolizes royalty, and is also a symbol of bruising and suffering. Right: A stained-glass window at the […]

Letters To The Editor

Just received March 14 issue here in Florida and again the St. Rt. 66 problem made the front page. Most people do not know I drove semi for over 10 years, delivering in the 60-mile corridor of western Pennsylvania, traveling through many small towns with less wide roadways than Archbold. Believe me, Archbold is the easiest town (since improving N. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Palm Sunday-Lent Six Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “40 Days After: Peter (John 21:1-19),” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Levi & Mary Lou Beck, Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, greeters; music team, prelude; Kristi Miehls, song leader, Simon family, worship leaders; Mary Lou Beck, childrens lesson; jr. worship, offertory. Message, “The Center of the World,” […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Planning Commission recommended that village council should approve a conditional use permit for a wind test tower on Short- Buehrer Road. The school district is looking to purchasing electricity from Toledo Edison at a higher voltage, then installing its own transformers and distribution systems. A lot of money can be saved this way, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 21: Alyssa & Logan Gamboe, Fayette, girl.

Krauss Retires As AHS Boys Basketball Coach

(A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com on 3.22, 7 pm.) Head boys basketball coach at Archbold High School since 1984, Doug Krauss has decided it’s time to step away. Krauss announced his retirement late last week. The Blue Streak mentor compiled a 563-219 record in his 34 years. His teams won 18 Northwest Ohio Athletic League titles, […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: April 4, trip to 9-1-1 call center, Wauseon, defensive driving tips with Bob Lehman; April 6, birthday treat; April 9, crafters corner; April 11, wear blue; April 16, “Staying Positive As We Age,” Aaron Harmon, FulCare; April 18, day trip to Schmidlin Greenhouse; April 23, blood […]

Grime Is C-N Wrestler Of Year

Gavin Grime, an Archbold senior, was named the Crescent News Wrestler of the Year for the 2017-18 season. Grime won the Division III 145-pound state championship.


Worley Found Guilty On All Counts

James D. Worley, 58, rural Delta, was found guilty on all counts filed against him in the 2016 death of Sierah Joughin, of the Metamora area. He was found guilty of two counts of abduction, four counts of kidnapping, two counts of felonious assult, two counts of murder, two counts of aggravated murder (with death penalty specifications), one count of […]

Archbold Police Log

March 16 9:45 am: Truck struck utility wire, lines down, fire in ditch, Ryder Trucking. 11:50 am: Traffic detail, Myers Rd. 1:33 pm: Traffic detail, Myers Rd. 4:17 pm: Civil problem, 100 block West St. 8:13 pm: Picked up branches from road, 1200 block Lindau St. March 17 4:49 am: Citation to Ronald Eglar, 64, Stryker, speeding, Taylor Prkwy. and […]