August 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Welch Resigns

Matt Welch, 45, Archbold, convicted of embezzling cash from the Archbold Athletic Boosters, has resigned his position with the Archbold Street Department.  In an email message, Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, said Welch formally More...

Latta Talks About Tariffs On Soybeans

Saying farmers in his congressional district want “trade, not aid,” Bob Latta, representative of the 14 counties of the Fifth Congressional District in Ohio, talked about Chinese soybean tariffs in an interview with this newspaper.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marlene K. Nofziger

Marlene K. Nofziger, age 81 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, Aug. 6, 2018, at Genesis Healthcare Swanton Valley.  She was born Aug. More...

Bruce Stanforth

A memorial service for Bruce Stanforth will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m., at the Archbold United Methodist Church. A meal will follow at The Barn. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Esther F. (Liechty) Beck, 88, Bryan and formerly of Archbold, died Aug. 10, 2018. Survivors include three children. Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker.   More...

People

Couple To Wed At Templo Cristiano

Jesse and Lydia Torres, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Elaine Torres, Toledo, to Roy Alan Shoemaker, Walbridge, son of Roy and Kristy Shoemaker, Walbridge, and Richard and Elizabeth Grimm, Woodville.  The bride-elect More...

Honor Student

Levi Wyse, AHS ‘15, son of Gary and Robin, was named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at Hillsdale (Mich.) College.   More...

Sports

AHS Girls Soccer Returns 15 Letterwinners

Fifteen letterwinners are back for James Kidder, who in 12 years as head coach of the Archbold girls soccer program has earned a 163-37-26 record.  The Streaks went 20-1 last year. More...

Five Letterwinners Back For AHS Boys Golf; Three Girls Letterwinners Return

Mike Rosebrook starts his seventh season as the head boys golf coach with five returning letterwinners from a team that won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League and its first-ever district title last year. More...

Eight Letterwinners Return For AHS Boys Soccer

The Archbold boys soccer team will attempt to win its fourth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League title in 2018 for Sean Stewart, head coach, who is entering his ninth season at the helm of the program.  Stewart has a 117-23-9 record in eight More...

Gomez Helps Set Guinness World Record

An Archbold resident has the privilege of being part of a new Guinness world record.  Tonya Gomez was one of 540 registered athletes and organ recipients to covet the record for largest gathering of organ transplant recipients.  The record More...

Three New Teachers Join Archbold, One At Pettisville

Three new teachers have joined the Archbold Area School District, while there is one new addition at Pettisville.  Becca Gerig, AHS ‘14, will teach third grade math, science, and social studies.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degr More...

Latta To Contact Railroad About Blocked Crossings

Bob Latta, congressman representing the Fifth District in the U.S. More...

Pettisville To Buy Nine-Passenger Van

The Pettisville School Board authorized adding a nine-passenger van to its fleet during its Monday, Aug. 13 meeting. The district plans to purchase the van through a bid from the Ohio Schools Council, at an approximate cost of $45,000. More...

 

News

Library Board Okays Pay Hike For Wendt

The Archbold Community Library Board approved a pay hike for Amy Wendt, library fiscal officer, during its Wednesday, Aug. 8 meeting.  The board approved hiring Wendt for the part-time position at an emergency meeting, May 14. More...

Archbold School Board Looks At Continuing R.O.C.K.S., Despite Loss of Grant Funding

The Archbold Area School District has failed to receive a grant for Archbold R.O.C.K.S (Recreation, Opportunity, Community, Knowledge, Success), a before and after-school program for middle school students. More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H meeting was held at Fairlawn Haven, where the group had a Mini Fair. All books, fair booth projects, fair tickets, and money were turned in. More...

Public Record

Police Make Three Domestic Violence Arrests In August

Archbold police made three arrests in connection with domestic violence cases so far in August.  Daniel R. Day, 42, 104 West Street, was placed under arrest and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on Thursday, Aug. More...

Trucks Collide

Two trucks collided at the intersection of Brussel and Union streets about 10:58 am, Monday, Aug. 6, an Archbold police report states.  Robin L. More...

Crash At Crossing

A two-vehicle crash occurred at the Defiance Street Norfolk Southern railroad crossing about 12:31 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 1, an Archbold police report states.  A sport-utility vehicle, driven by David L. More...

Opinion

Latta To Look Into Blocked Railroad Crossings

We don’t know if Bob Latta, United States congressman (R-Bowling Green) for the 14 counties of the Fifth Ohio Congressional District, can reach into his hat and pull out a method to stop blocked crossings in the village. More...

Control Pharmacy Profiteering

Other Editors Say...

The outrageous profiteering by pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) in Ohio– under Ohio’s Medicaid program– needs to be addressed aggressively by Ohio officials. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008   Council approved a temporary liquor permit that will allow the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce to operate a beer tent at the Chili Cook-Off, Oct. 4. It will open from 2-5 pm. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Twelve  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE lived well: Am I Living Wisely or Foolishly? Ecclesiastes 10:1-20,” Roger Andrews, pastor. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 6: Alexis Stearns, Defiance, girl.  Aug. 7: Brandi & Phil Baden, Napoleon, boy.   More...

Organizations

Grief  Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold.  Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Aug. More...