2019-06-26

Bradley Merillat Is NSCC Law Enforcement Academy Grad

Bradley Merillat, Archbold, graduated from the Northwest State Community College Law Enforcement Academy in a ceremony, Thursday, June 20. The 14 members of the graduating class included four from Fulton County.  All passed the 200-question Ohio Peace Officer Training Association certification exam, a requirement to be an Ohio law enforcement officer. They also passed the physical fitness requirements.-corrected with correct picture 1:40 pm […]

2019-06-26 E-Edition

Backyard Bash Attendance Tops 1,000

There were more than 1,000 paid admissions to the Archbold Parks & Recreation Backyard Bash, Friday, June 21, in downtown Archbold. Jennifer Kidder, Parks & Recreation director, said there were 1,031 paid admissions. At $5 per person, that works out to $5,155. Kidder said there was $4,900 in profit from the sale of beer and pre-mixed margaritas, both in cans. […]

Turnpike Travel Between Bryan And Delta To Be Free In Future

For Drivers Entering At Bryan, Archbold, Wauseon, Delta

Travel from the Archbold Ohio Turnpike entrance west to Bryan and east to Delta will be free under a modernization plan being developed by the Ohio Turnpike & Infrastructure Commission. Brian Newbacher, public information officer for the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, said the Commission “is in the final planning stages to modernize the Ohio Turnpike because the current equipment […]

Crop Insurance Payments Could Rise With Perdue Disaster Declaration

If all or part of Ohio is declared a disaster area due to nonstop spring rains, insurance payments to farmers could rise above anticipated levels. Ben Brown, assistant professor of agriculture risk management at The Ohio State University Department of Agriculture, Environment, and Economics, said farmers who were prevented from planting corn due to rain would normally get 55% of […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit


Pentecost Two Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “Psalms of Ascent: Psalm 123,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, Daryl & Bonnie Beck, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Ramon Lianez, worship leader; Melissa Valentine, song leader; childrens lesson, Barb Stuckey. Message, “Spies Like Us,” Numbers 13:1-2, 17-20, 25-33. […]

Backyard Bash A Hit

Robin and Gary Wyse, Archbold, were having fun at the 2019 Backyard Bash, Friday, June 21, in downtown Archbold, with their daughter Stacy and her family. From left: Robin, Stacy with son Jax, 5 months, and husband Tyler Smith, Lima; Gary and grandson Xayden, 2. The Bash attracted more than 1,000 for food, fun, and a concert.– photo by Mary […]

Earn Degrees

Several Archbold-area students earned degrees during commencement exercises, Sunday, May 5, at The Ohio State University: Archbold: Alexa Coressel, Bachelor of Science; Logan Hogrefe, Bachelor of Science in business administration, magna cum laude; Krista Leupp, Bachelor of Science in business administration; Adam Rupp, Bachelor of Arts; Michael Weigand, Associate of Arts.

Honor Students

Several Archbold students were recently named to the dean’s list for the 2019 spring term at Bluffton University: Emma Cobb*, Syd Cobb*, Angel Huerta, Michael Short. Students must earn at least a 3.6 gpa to qualify for the dean’s list. Students with a cumulative gpa of at least 3.75 received distinction for continued high achievement, indicated by *. —– Leah […]

Keeping Time

Lori Grime, Wauseon, claps to keep time with the music during the Backyard Bash in historic downtown Archbold, Friday, June 21. There were more than 1,000 paid admissions to the event.– photo by David Pugh


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