2018-07-25

Archbold Acme Seeks ‘Threepeat’



The Archbold Acme baseball team defeated Van Wert 4-0 in the semifinals of the state tournament, Monday, July 23, at Defiance. The Streaks were scheduled to play Bryan last night, Tuesday, for the state championship. Archbold is seeking its third straight state title. Top: Jeron Williams and Van Wert second baseman Jake Lautzenheiser collide. Bottom left: Left fielder Mitch Grosjean […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Peter Gstalder, Toledo, plaintiff vs David Reiser, Bryan, defendant. Other civil. Freedom Home Mortgage Corp, Fishers, Ind., plaintiff vs Bryan Pressnell, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Ricardo Vazquez, Wauseon and Mariajuanita Vazquez, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Nicole Spadafore, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Steven Malloy, Whitehouse, defendant. Divorce. Tabatha Johnson, Swanton and Dontarrie Johnson, Defiance, petitioners. Dissolution. Deaths Donna Leubker, 94, Wauseon, […]

Archbold Rescue Responds To Double Fatal Accident



Archbold Rescue and ALS- 1, the Archbold-based paramedic unit, was dispatched to a double-fatal crash at the intersection of US 6 and Williams County Rd. 23, Wednesday, July 18. An Ohio State Highway Patrol press release states the crash occurred about 4:05 pm. Russ Wyse, assistant fire chief, said once Archbold units arrived at the crash scene, they were dismissed. […]

Impact Of Tariff On Soybeans ‘Depends,’ Says Ag Economist



With the United States and China playing tit-for-tat tariffs on each other’s products, much of the talk in the United States has been what will happen to America, and Ohio farmers. Ben Brown, director for the Farm Management Program at The Ohio State University Department of Agriculture, Environment, and Economics, said the impact will depend on a particular farmer’s situation. […]

Two Sentenced



Two people were recently sentenced on drug-related charges, Scott Haselman, Fulton County Prosecuting attorney, said in a press release: •Ian Ruffer, 28, Wauseon, and Haven Trucks, 22, Wauseon; each were indicted on three counts each of trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs, two counts each of aggravated trafficking in drugs and aggravated possession of drugs, and one count each […]

ACT Is A Gem



This page has praised the efforts of Archbold Community Theatre in the past. ACT has earned praise again. Its production of “Beauty And The Beast” was a triumph, absolutely one of the best shows it has done. It’s hard to imagine how a professional company could have been much better. Being on the stage at Archbold High School, designed with […]

Village Works On West Lutz Road Speed Zone



Village officials are working to resolve a question about exactly where speed limits can be enforced on West Lutz Road. A few weeks ago, an Archbold police officer issued a citation for exceeding the speed limit in the westbound (north) lane of the road. But a portion of the road is outside the village limits, where it is under the […]

Juvenile Reports Hearing Intruder



A 15-year-old Archbold girl told police about 2:47 am, Saturday, July 14, that she believed she heard someone inside the residence. Police checked the 100 block of N. Defiance St. residence, and found no signs of forced entry. Police established extra patrols in the area.

Old Photo Corner



Flowers Make A House Look Homey, Say Marv And Sharon Lantz



There is an explosion of color outside the home of Marv and Sharon Lantz in the Fairlawn Village II section of the Fairlawn Retirement Community. Impatiens in white and deep pink fill out the flower bed out front, while three hanging baskets with four types of flowers in deep pink and dark violet and bits of white hang in almost […]


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