New Flashing Stop Signs Installed

Workers installed two new stop signs equipped with flashing red lights at the intersection of Co. Rd. 24 and Fulton Co. Rd. A/Henry Co. Rd. W, Thursday, Oct. 18, creating a four-way stop. A year from now, the Co. Rd. 24 stop signs will be removed. From left: Jeff Aeschliman, of German Township; Joe Stouffer and Darvin Biederstedt, of the […]

Suspect Left

Archbold police were called to the Circle K store about 9:40 pm, Thursday, Oct. 11, on a report of an unwanted subject. The officer reported when he arrived, the suspect in the case had left. Case closed.

Co. Rd. 24 Crossing Closed For 10 Days

The Co. Rd. 24 Norfolk Southern railroad crossing will be closed for 10 days, starting Thursday, Oct. 25. Jonathan Glass, manager of public relations for NS, said, “A Norfolk Southern track maintenance gang is rebuilding the crossing. “Two NS tracks run through the crossing, Main 1 and Main 2 of our Chicago Line. “The gang will rip out old concrete […]

Bus Incident Resolved

An incident on an Archbold school bus has been resolved, an Archbold police report states. The incident occurred between 3:30-4 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 9. The report indicates the victim was a 13-year-old girl. She was not injured. Royal Short, high school principal, reported the incident to police the following day. The report states the investigating officer spoke to all involved, […]

Intersection Project Sees Major Milestone

A big step for improved traffic flow and increased safety was achieved Thursday, Oct. 18, when the intersection of Co. Rd. 24 and Fulton County Rd. A/Henry Co. Rd. W was converted to a four-way stop. It marks the first time stop signs with flashing red solar-powered lights surrounding the sign perimeter have been used in German Township. In the […]


Time changed for Sat. girls soccer game

The Div. III girls soccer district final between Archbold and Liberty Center has been changed to Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 pm. at Napoleon. The boys soccer district final between Archbold and Ottawa Hills is still scheduled for 3:30 pm at Rossford.-Posted 10.26, 10:44 pm

FFA News

Pettisville FFA members all participated in the Fulton County Fair, with an animal or other project done in ag. The FFA also participated in livestock judging, straw stacking, and helped in the pork and milkshake stands. Ten students took an animal either through FFA or from one of their supervised agricultural experience projects. Forty-five took miscellaneous projects such as cutting […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008 Laura Bruner, Pettisville, received the American Star in Agriscience Award, the highest award presented by the National FFA organization. She is the daughter of Dan and Jo. The Ironman Triathlon is probably the most grueling athletic event in the world. Brian Schweinhagen, AHS ‘86, just finished his sixth Ironman competition, the Ironman World […]

Div. III District Girls Soccer

AHS 1, LC 0

The AHS girls soccer team advanced to the Div III regional tournament with a 1-0 win over Liberty Center, Saturday, Oct. 27, in the district finals at Napoleon. The Streaks play the Ottoville district winner, Tuesday, Oct 30, 7 pm, in a regional semifinal at Napoleon.-Posted 10.27, 6:44 pm

Council Attends To Housekeeping Matters

Archbold Village Council attended to several housekeeping matters during its Monday, Oct. 22 meeting. Council approved amending the 2018 appropriation ordinance to adjust balances in individual line-item accounts. Donna Dettling, village administrator, said, “The big news is we had a very generous donation for the baseball diamond, giving us an extra $200,000. We have appropriated $180,000 of that to get […]