2019-01-30

Deadly Cold Grips Area



As you read this, Archbold is expected to be in the grips of dangerous, even potentially deadly, cold temperatures. As of yesterday morning, Tuesday, Megan Dodson, meteorologist for the Northern Indiana National Weather Service office, said winds are expected to gust to 30 miles an hour this morning, Wednesday, with a temperature of around minus 15 degrees. “We could actually […]

Public Meetings



Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Feb. 4, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners.

2019-01-30 E-Edition

Backyard Bash Conflicts with New Wauseon Homecoming Dates



The Archbold Parks & Recreation Department Backyard Bash, set for June 21-22, does not conflict with events in Defiance and Napoleon. But Jennifer Kidder, Parks & Recreation director, said the event will conflict with the new rescheduled date of the Wauseon Homecoming. Park Board learned at its Wednesday, Jan. 23 meeting, the Wauseon Homecoming Committee had to reschedule the annual […]

Sue Ann Blosser LaRue



Sue Ann Blosser LaRue, 74, of Alabaster, Ala., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, after an extensive illness. She was born Sept. 20, 1944, to the late Charles and Fern Zimmerman Blosser in Michigan. On Sept. 28, 1968, Sue married her true love, Roger Dell LaRue, her husband of 50 years, and he survives. Sue […]

Revive Concert Series?



Whether it’s Austin To Archbold or under some other form, there appears to be a possibility that the concert series created by Max Nofziger could continue. Nofziger is a resident of both Austin, Texas, and the Archbold area. A supporter of live music in Austin, Nofziger first proposed bringing musicians from the Austin area to Archbold in 2016. With support […]

Elizabeth “Beth” Genter



Elizabeth “Beth” Genter, 63, of Napoleon, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Genacross Napoleon Nursing Home in Napoleon. She was born on June 25, 1955, in Napoleon to C. Lyle and Ilene J. (Sattler) Sheller. She married Dale Genter on Dec. 27, 1975, in Deshler, and he survives her. Also surviving are her children, Aaron (James Villa) Genter, […]

King Has Protected Children at Crosswalk For 10 Years




Caring for others is in Darlene King’s DNA. Whether she’s serving as a volunteer caregiver, baby-sitting for her grandnephews, or cooking for the Zion Mennonite Wednesday night childrens programs, her joy in serving others shines through. Her job as a crossing guard for the village of Archbold is a natural outcrop of that caring spirit. “Next month, it’ll be 10 […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Pennymac Loan Services, LLC, Moorpark, Calif., plaintiff vs Samantha Young, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Brandi Sutton, Delta, plaintiff vs Michael Sutton, Delta, defendant. Divorce. David Kanagy, Archbold, plaintiff vs Nels Kanagy, Sylvania, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order). Mark Hahn, Lyons, plaintiff vs Kayla Hahn, Napoleon, defendant. Divorce. US Bank National Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, plaintiff vs […]

Central Wins Third Bible Quiz



To open the third Bible Quiz meet of the season, Sunday, Jan. 27, North Clinton quizzers led the group in songs followed by a prayer by associate pastor, Dan Martin. The first two rounds were devoted to mixed quizzing, where youths pulled names out of a hat to determine their new teammates. In regular team matches, “Fierce Babies,” Central, quizzed […]