January 21, 2009 RSS feed / News

Arend: Get Local Companies Out Of Auto Supply Business

Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, said Fulton County industries need to get out of the automobile business. Many county manufacturing firms supply domestic and foreign carmakers. More...

Ribbon Cutting At Archbold Tanning Co.

While snowflakes were falling Saturday, Jan. 17, officials from the Village of Archbold and Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand to cut the ribbon at the Archbold Tanning Company, a new business located on East Mechanic Street. More...

School Board Okays Calendar

Students will start school on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, and finish the 2009-10 school year on Thursday, May 27, 2010. More...

School Board Meets In Three-Hour Secret Session

Members of the Archbold Area School Board met in executive session for about three and a half hours during at their Monday night, Jan. 12, meeting. More...

Winter Scenes

Nine inches of snow blanketed Archbold, Friday, Jan. 9 and Saturday, Jan. 10, creating a sea of white across the countryside. Above, tree branches bend but do not break under the weight. More...

Wind Tower Data Promising: Deskins

Information on wind speeds, and the ability of local winds to generate electrical power via an industrial-scale wind turbine, is promising. More...

Morton: Some Choose Not To Shovel Sidewalks

Archbold Village Council members talked, but came to no conclusions, about requiring people to shovel snow from village sidewalks. More...

Library Board Expecting Decreased Funding For '09

Joyce Klingelsmith, director of the Archbold Community Library, told members of the library board at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 14, that with a decrease in state revenue, the library could lose $30,508. More...

Real Estate Tax Bills Coming

The deadline for real estate tax bills for the first half of 2008 has been extended to Friday, Feb. 13, by Bev Schlosser, Fulton County treasurer. The tax statements were mailed by the Fulton County Treasurer office on Jan. More...

Pull, Dad!

Jason Bacik, Archbold, tows son Brady, 3, in a sled, Sunday, Jan. 11.- photo by David Pugh More...

Snowy Friday

Tatum Smith, in the front seat, and Madison Short, both 14, wave from an SUV as they leave school in Archbold, Friday Jan. 9. Snow and cold temperatures prompted many parents to pick up their youngsters at school that day. More...

Ohio School Funding Picture Uncertain, Deskins Tells Board

Ongoing funding concerns still plague the Archbold Area School District, and the district staff is working on ways to deal with the problem. David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told board members at the Monday night, Jan. More...