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Kasich Snubs Wachtmann, Vetoes Water Bill

John Kasich, Ohio governor (R), vetoed House Bill 231, which intended to set regulations for the withdrawal of water from the Lake Erie Basin, on Friday July 15.  More...

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Obituaries

Donna Rose Lugbill

Donna Rose Lugbill was born on June 2, 1925, the third child of Mary and Sylvanus Lugbill. She passed away July 14, 2011.  She attended school in Archold and graduated in 1943. That same year, on Nov. More...

Daryl L. Johnson

Daryl L. Johnson, age 74, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, in his home, following a lengthy illness.  Prior to his retirement, Daryl had been an over the road owner/operator for 58 years.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 8  3:05 pm: Theft, Lugbill Supply, report not available.  More...

Boy In Critical Condition After Thursday Crash

Update: Warren Robison has been upgraded to fair condition as of Monday morning, July 25.–Updated 7.25, 9:40 am Warren Robison, 11, Archbold, was listed in critical condition at the St. More...

Thefts Reported To Archbold Police

An outboard motor, cash from a checking account, and a cell phone were among possible stolen items reported to Archbold police recently.  Police are investigating the theft of more than $7,000 from the checking account of Jose Montalvo, Archbold More...

Sports

Archbold Falls In District Acme Tournament

Napoleon defeated Archbold 8-4 in district Acme baseball tournament action, Tuesday, July 12, at Archbold.  The Cats pounded out 16 hits in the contest. More...

Carp Fest Volleyball Tournament Winners

The trio of Mike Evans, Archbold, Elly Schultz, Archbold, and Merlin Sweitzer, Alvordton, won the Carp Festival three-on-three sand volleyball competition, Friday night, July 15.  They defeated the second place team of Ken Slavkovsky, Stephen Po More...

And They’re Off!

Runners in the annual Archbold Carp Festival 5K Run for the Lights thunder down Walnut Street, Saturday morning, July 16. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  More...

Testing The Waters

Two young fawns were testing the water at the pond behind the Archbold Evangelical Church, Thursday, July 7. The pair have been spotted several times since.– photo by D. J. Neuenschwander More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  July 7: Mary & James Lee, Archbold, girl; Jessica & Rich Verdin, Wauseon, girl.  July 11: Tasha Cook, Wauseon, boy.  July 13: Suzanne & James Simon, Wauseon, boy.  ------  More...

Archbold School Administrators Get Pay Freezes

The Archbold Area School Board voted to freeze the pay of district administrators at its Monday, July 18 meeting.  While praising the administrators for their work, Jon Lugbill, board president, cited “a continued slow start to the econom More...

$5 Million In Archbold School District Accounts At End Of 2010-11 Year

The Archbold Area School District ended the 2010-11 fiscal year with more than $5 million in the bank.  Christine Ziegler, district treasurer, presented the information to members of the school board during its Monday, July 18 meeting.  She More...

Demolition Underway

Workers from D&R Demolition & Removal, rural Archbold, tear down the northeast corner of the original 1929 Pettisville School building, Monday, July 18. The project started early last week. More...

 

News

Fulton County 9-11 Memorial Gets Design

The Fulton County memorial to the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks has a preliminary design to go along with increasing fund-raising support. More...

Archbold School Board Approves Contracts

The Archbold Area School Board approved several supplemental contracts for the 2011-12 school year during its Monday, July 18 meeting: Baseball: Dick Selgo, head coach, high school; Jeffrey Brunswick, varsity assistant coach; Tom Vershum, volunteer c More...

Masthead Salvaged

Workers from D&R Demolition and Removal, rural Archbold, cut the stone masthead from above the front door of the original 1929 Pettisville school building, Wednesday, July 13. More...

People

Shuffleboard Tournament Winners

  Winners in the July 13 Wyse Commons shuffleboard tournament are, from left: Russ McQuillin, first place; Hank Schweinhagen, second; Dale Gautsche, third. High score game and high scoring frame: McQuillin.– courtesy photo   More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Gary Salisbury and Judy Nafzinger were married July 22, 1961, at United Methodist Church, Archbold, by Gordan Tatman.  They have three children, Terri (Jeff) Jackson, Enola, Pa., Craig (Marsha) Salisbury, Cedarville, and Kristen (Tim) Laird, Smi More...

Honor Students

The following local residents were named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at the University of Toledo:  Jacob Layton, Rochelle Wyse, Dustin Kauzlick, Coral Winzeler, Danielle Leaser, Taylor Gerken, Aubrey Bly, Sidney Vorasane, Hope Harvey, T More...

Opinion

Kasich Makes The Right Move On Lake Erie Water Bill

John Kasich, Ohio governor, has been criticized for many of the decisions he has made and laws he and the Republicans in the state legislature have passed.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 18, 2001  After George Emmons, a mail carrier, ran into a burning garage to pull Merlin Baumgartner from her wrecked car, Tuesday, July 10, he said he “just did what anyone else would do.”  More...

Other Editors Say...

The Ohio Supreme Court made a good ruling on Tuesday, July 5, when it decided that repeat drunken-driving offenders should have any past DUI convictions, even as juveniles, counted toward a more-serious charge.  Someone who is convicted five or More...