Miriam M. Pape

Miriam M. Pape, age 94, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She worked in a flashlight factory during World War II, raised and dressed poultry, and later worked at Beam Stream in maintenance for 20 years. After retirement, she and her husband spent 14 years wintering in Florida. Miriam was the […]

2019-11-20 E-Edition

How Can St. Rt. 2-Co. Rd. 24 Intersection Be Made Safer?

The Archbold Traffic Flow Improvement Committee, which hasn’t met for months, may get a new lease on life as the village of Archbold and German Township seek to improve safety at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 (Stryker St.) and Co. Rd. 24. Village council held a wide-ranging discussion on the intersection during its Monday, Nov. 18 meeting. Included in […]

Streaks Avenge Regular-Season Loss To Tigers

Archbold squeaked by Liberty Center 31-30, Friday, Nov. 15, in the Div. VI regional football semifinals. The win avenged a 39-36 regularseason loss to the Tigers. AHS (11-1) plays Anna (11- 1) for the regional championship, Friday, Nov. 22, at Lima. Top: Noah Gomez (24) drives through Tigers Matt Winterfield (62) and Caleb Kahle (65). Middle: Johnathan Yoder (4) drags […]

Most Crashes At St. Rt. 2-Co. Rd. 24 Result After Stopping At Stop Signs

Of the 16 vehicle crashes at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 (Stryker Street) and Co. Rd. 24, more than half are the result of failure to yield. After obtaining reports on all 16 crashes, covering 2014 through Oct. 29, 2019, this newspaper looked at the narrative of each. In 10 cases, a vehicle traveling either north or south on […]

Students Help Christmas Cheer Serve Needy Families

While many are still thinking about Thanksgiving, those behind Fulton County Christmas Cheer are thinking ahead. Christmas Cheer is most known for its “store” set up every year at the Fulton County Fairgrounds for those in need. This year, Christmas Cheer runs Monday, Dec. 9-Thursday, Dec. 12. Cecily Rohrs, rural Archbold, a community activist and chairman of the organization for […]

Fryman Hospitalized

As of yesterday morning, Tuesday, Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, was hospitalized at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Fryman was absent from Monday evening’s village council meeting, which was conducted by Kevin Morton, council president. Dave Davis, Archbold fire chief, said Archbold Rescue picked up Fryman at the Parkview First Care Urgent Care facility at the Archbold Medical Center at […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 23 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Parables: Do You See, Hear, Understand- Ready or Not?” Matthew 25:1-13, Tom Nash, youth pastor, Upland, Ind. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Janice Foor, Kelly Schmucker, Art & Mary Lou Thomas, greeters; Mike & Linda Stuckey, worship leaders; Pete King, chorister; Chris Keiser, prelude; Steve Waidelich, group offertory; Lisa […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 13: Katrina & Nicholas Ulrich, Delta, girl.

Band Entertains

The AHS Marching Band performed during halftime of the Div. VI regional football semifinals between Archbold and Liberty Center, Friday, Nov. 15. Clockwise from top left: Dana Voll, one of two field commanders, directs; Jasmine Flores plays bass drum; Kelly Bilen and Kaitlyn Elkins play clarinets; and Jackson Beck plays the sousaphone.– photos by Mary Huber