Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 12-6 pm, American Legion, 500 Glenwood, Napoleon. Caregivers Support Group, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1 p.m., St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. […]


Marlene K. Nofziger, 81, Archbold, died Aug. 6, 2018. Survivors include three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE lived well: Ecclesiastes 5:10-20,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Dean & Jeanette Beck, Marv & Sharon Lantz, greeters; Melissa Valentine, prelude, song leader; Leah Roth, offertory; Tessa & Gage Nafziger, worship leaders, scripture; Jeanette Beck, childrens time. Message, “Turning Ears and Fading Eyes,” Regina Wenger. Lockport […]

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.) Renee I. Walker, rural Swanton, speeding, Co. Rd. C, $37, $93. Toni Winchester, Archbold, seat belt, St. Rt. 2, $30, $56. Walter D. Hockenberry, Wauseon, illegally dark window tint, Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, […]

Earns Scholarship

Gretchen Lee, PHS ‘18 and daughter of Chris and Char, has been awarded a $1,250 The Andersons, Inc. scholarship from the National FFA Organization. Lee plans to pursue a degree at Dordt (Iowa) College.

Unemployment Up In June Across Ohio

Unemployment in Fulton County, and the entire state of Ohio, increased for the month of June, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services reported. All 88 Ohio counties had a rise in unemployment. Fulton County increased ninetenths (.9) of a percentage point, from 3.7% to 4.6%. County unemployment data is not seasonally adjusted. Ohio increased 1.2%, from a revised […]


Fulton Co. Health Center July 26: Kristin & Alex Moss, Archbold, girl. July 31: Brooke & Marcus Schuette, Wauseon, boy; Crystal & Eric Hildreth, Napoleon, boy.

Getting Ready

Joslyn Tijerina, a student in the Four County Career Center veterinarian assistant program, picks up her packet of schedules and other information from Bill Jeffery, FCCC Career & Technical Supervisor. Students return to school, Wednesday, Aug. 15.– courtesy photo

Getting Ready For School

Teachers are busy getting their classrooms ready for the new school year. Above: Megan Martz, Archbold High School intervention specialist in English and math, gets help from her children, Maci, a third grader, and Dawson, a first grader. Right: Jason Bacik, Archbold second grade teacher, prepares folders for his students. The first day for Archbold students is Wednesday, Aug. 22.– […]

AHS Class of 1948 Holds Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1948 held its 70th reunion, Saturday, July 21, at The Home Restaurant. Front row, from left: Paul Sigg, Theron Short. Back row: Ann (Yedica) Beck, Valeria (Stuckey) Wyse, Kathryn Aschliman, Lauretta (Wyse) Nofziger, Helen (Stuckey) Short. Notes and phone calls were received from Judith (Miller) Becker, Doris (Schmucker) Short, Lois (Grieser) King, Consuelo (Mendez) […]

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