Elementary School Names Super Streaks

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, announced Super Streaks for February and March. She gave the names of 57 February Super Streaks to the Archbold School Board during its Monday, March 19 meeting. The March group of 66 Super Streaks was recently released. The program recognizes students who demonstrate respectful, responsible, and safe behavior in all areas of the school. Teachers […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Alexander Villarreal, Fayette, disobeyed stop sign, Co. Rd. 21 at Co. Rd. B, $37, $93. Michael A. Garnett, Sylvania, speeding, 69-55, US20A, $77, $88. Julia L. Martinez, Napoleon, speeding, 71-55, Co. Rd. C, […]

Got One!

Chad Grieser, Archbold, looks on as his son Isaac, 2, grabs an Easter egg at the Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 31.– photo by David Pugh

Man Arrested On Warrant

Joshua D. Roach, 38, Archbold, was arrested and held by an Archbold police officer on a warrant issued by Henry County. The police report said at about 7:47 pm, Wednesday, March 28, an officer stopped Roach for speeding on Miller Avenue near South Defiance Street. During the traffic stop, the officer discovered the Henry County warrant on a charge of […]


Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m., & April 24, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Genealogical Society Fulton County Genealogical Society, Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor St., Delta. Speaker: Colleen Rufenacht. Survivors After Suicide Survivors after suicide for anyone 15 or […]

Tariff On Newsprint Threatens Newspapers

There are two things you need to know about newspapers. Newspapers are important to community life and democracy. Always have been. The National Newspaper Association thinks it is important for all sorts of newspapers to survive for the sake of a free society– the very large and the very small ones, the liberal ones, the conservative ones, the middle-of-the-road ones, […]

County Unemployment Up In Jan., Down In Feb.

The Fulton County unemployment rate increased by a full percentage point in January, but then dropped four-tenths (.4) of a point in February. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said the January unemployment rate was 5.4%, up from 4.4% in December 2017. In February, the rate dropped to 5%. Increases in unemployment from December of one year to […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 9, 2008 Anyone who thinks Archbold village councilmen don’t consider letters from constituents should talk to Bailey Grieser. The 11-year-old daughter of Pete and Rachel sent a letter to Kenny Cowell, councilman, about the need for a sidewalk along Stryker Street extending to the Archbold Hospital. Cowell said Grieser said in her letter there is […]

Library Goes Ahead With Lighting Project

The Archbold Library Board voted to proceed with a $27,075.38 project to install new energy-saving lights in the library building. The project was approved at a special board meeting, Wednesday, March 28. The board discussed the project during its Wednesday, March 14 meeting, but did not come to a decision. The light-emitting diode, or LED, lights recommended by Creighton Electric, […]

Man Charged With Telecommunications Harassment

Seth Thomas Green, 31, Napoleon, has been charged with telecommunications harassment after incidents at Frozen Specialties, Inc. Carrie Ann Green, 40, same Napoleon address, told police on Monday, March 26, her spouse, S. Green, had been contacting her at FSI, starting at 7:30 am. Calls persisted until after 1 pm. C. Green said the couple was in the process of becoming […]

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