2018-06-13

Honor Students



Ronald Cody, Michael Vasko, and Cayla Walker, all of Archbold, were named to the honors list for the 2018 spring semester at Defiance College. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Two Go To FCHC After Wreck



Archbold Rescue took two women to the Fulton County Health Center following an accident on South Defiance Street, Friday, June 8, at about 3:46 pm. The Archbold police report states a car, driven by Rita F. Bigras, 63, rural Fayette, with passenger Richard Bigras, 65, same address, was traveling south on South Defiance Street, while a second car, driven by […]

Football Playoffs Return To Fridays And Saturdays



The Ohio High School Athletic Association will return to using Saturday nights for several divisions during the playoffs, and the 2018 title games will return to Canton. The OHSAA Board of Directors approved school playoff regional assignments and the playoff schedule last week. In November, playoff games in Divisions I, II, III and VI will be played on Fridays, while […]

Coaches Influence Young Lives



In the life of a child, many adults influence their development. Very few have as much influence as coaches. Coaches, no matter what the sport, leave their mark on boys and girls. Part teacher, part mentor, part cheerleader, part disciplinarian, coaches teach more than how to shoot free throws or the best way to pin an opponent or how to […]

Two Shoot Holes In One



Butch Frey, Archbold, aced the par-3, 155-yard eighth hole at the golf course in Stryker, Wednesday, June 6. His club of choice was a Cleveland Hybrid. Eric Short, Stryker, aced the par-4, 300-yard fourth hole on Tuesday, June 5. His club of choice was a driver. —— Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.–Heinrich Heine

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 18, 2008 The Fulton County Commissioners terminated Bob Hartman, Fulton County Emergency Medical Service- Emergency Management Agency director, Monday, June 16, after inaccuracies in billings for EMS runs were discovered. “Bob is a good person. He moved us (Fulton County) forward in terms of emergency preparedness,” said Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner. Ticket prices for […]

Archbold Police Log



June 1 9:27 am: Welfare check, 100 block West St., not at home. 1:20 pm: Suspicious vehicle, 300 block Union St. 4:29 pm: Assist Defiance County Sheriff Department, made contact with subject, 100 block West St. 5:16 pm: Vandalism, Fleet Mate. 5:42 pm: Follow-up, Sauder Woodworking, Myers Road plant. 9:16 pm: Citation to Abilgahi Gonzalez-Vasquez, 39, Wauseon, driving around railroad […]

Let Them In: Keep Arlington Cemetery For All Eligible Vets

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A promise made to the nation’s veterans is a promise that must be kept. As long as there’s space at Arlington National Cemetery, any currently eligible veteran who wants to be buried there should have that right. With graves dating to the Civil War, and hallowed grounds in the shadow of the nation’s capital that once belonged to George Washington’s […]

Cruising Garage Sales



Garage sale season is underway, and the North Pointe Estates garage sales are always a popular stop. This year, the two-day event was held Thursday and Friday, June 7-8. Top: Karen Wyse, Pettisville, and her granddaughter Reese Gray, 7, Holland, make their way to the next sale on Thursday morning. The streets were lined with parked cars, while other shoppers […]

Fulton County Court News



Marriage Licenses Pascual Hilario, 29, Adrian, Mich., greenhouse worker, and Vanessa Vasquez, 36, Adrian, Mich., textile stocker. Teagan Moore, 38, Wauseon, HVAC service technician, and Lauren Bicksler, 28, Wauseon, nurse. Neal Dilbone, III, 37, Wauseon, operations manager, and Jessica Flynn, 39, Wauseon, registered nurse. Joel Flory, 22, Swanton, chemical lawn technician, and Allison Przeslawski, 23, Toledo, circulation clerk. Mimmo Lytle, […]


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