Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 19: Kristin & Matthew Johnson, Fayette, boy; Krysta Smith, Wauseon, girl. A son, Rhett Crile, was born Oct. 3, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee, to Isaac and Melinda McClarren, Wauseon. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. He has a sister, Taya, 2. Grandparents are Judd and Becky Mc- […]

Truck Tire Slashed

A pickup truck tire valued at $90 was slashed, and Archbold police are investigating. Dylan A. Reisser, 24, 1308 South Buehrer Street, told officers the damage was done sometime between 4:30-4:45 pm, Friday, Oct. 12. The damage occurred at Reisser’s residence.

Petting Zoo

A feature of the Archbold Parks & Recreation Pumpkin Spooktacular was a petting zoo at the Ruihley Park Scout Cabin. Looking over the animals are, from left: Liam Shipley, 5; Lilly Shipley, 9 costumed as a cat; and Kalis Pradraza, 9, a Nerd Girl. All are from Archbold.– photo by David Pugh

State Issue 1 Would Soften Drug Possession Penalties

Ohio voters will decide on an amendment to the state constitution that would soften the penalties for drug possession. Jocelyn Rosnick, policy director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, said the goal of the amendment, on the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election ballot as Issue 1, is to move people out of the prison system and into drug […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Nov. 1, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

Cute As A…

This little spider at the Spooktacular is Leonides Trinidad Baez, 9 months, Archbold. With him is his father, Kevin.– photo by David Pugh

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 19 2:02 pm: Vehicle unlock, 100 block Depot St. 2:25 pm: Release vehicle from impound. 3:49 pm: Release vehicle from impound. 4:27 pm: Miscellaneous complaint, LaChoy Dr. 5:45 pm: Assist other police unit, 200 block LaChoy Dr., relayed message from Toledo police. 5:50 pm: Citation for overtime parking, Depot St. at Vine St. 6:32 pm: Citation to Meagan Bunce, […]

Market Facilitation Program Will Help But Won’t Make Farmers Whole, Richer Says

Farmers who have seen the price of soybeans drop by $2 per bushel can get about 82 cents of that back through a United States Department of Agriculture program. Eric Richer, Fulton County Ohio State University agricultural extension agent, said trade policy has impacted the corn, soybean, and pork markets “to a significant degree.” Earlier this year, the United States […]


AHS Girls To Play Saturday At 6 pm

The Streaks play Liberty-Benton, Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 pm, at Findlay High School for the Div III regional championship.-Posted 10.31, 10:45 pm —— The Archbold girls soccer team advanced to the Div. III regional finals with a 2-1 win over Lima Central Catholic, Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Napoleon. The Streaks play Liberty-Benton for the regional championship, Saturday, Nov. 3, at […]

Causes Of Barn Fires Undetermined

The causes of two barn fires near the Pettisville area have been listed as undetermined. The first fire was on property owned by Paul F. and Christine K. Rupp, 18857 US20A. The Wauseon Fire Department was dispatched to the fire at 12:34 pm, Saturday, Sept. 22. The property is just east of the intersection of US20A and Co. Rd. 19. […]

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