July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Scooter Speed Was Limited To 7 MPH At Time Of Stop

Police Issue Citation Even Though Speed Control Was Taped Over

When Archbold police stopped Mark Miller on his mobility scooter, Wednesday evening, June 25, the machine was incapable of traveling faster than 7 miles per hour.  That’s what Jan Stamm, the attorney representing Miller, said in a motion t More...

Before, During Sidewalk Project

This home on Main Street in Pettisville looks different after two large trees in front of the house were taken down to make way for the Safe Routes To School sidewalk project. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

William P. “Bill” Hoops, 83, Pettisville, died July 8, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie, and four children. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon. More...

Public Record

Extinguish Fire In Smoke Stack

The Archbold Fire Department was called to Sanoh America at 5:56 pm, Wednesday, July 9. More...

Ann Arbor Woman Killed; Two Injured in Separate Crash

Edith Detwiler, 79, Ann Arbor, Mich., was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday, July 8, at 7:52 pm, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  More...

Allen Resigns From Wauseon Council

Trudy Mahnke, an administrative assistant with the city of Wauseon, confirmed that Fred Allen resigned from his post on Wauseon city council. Wauseon council accepted the resignation at its Monday, July 7 meeting. More...

Sports

Park Board Member Balks At North Pointe Playground Update

Andrea Thiel, a member of the Archbold Park Board, balked at the idea of replacing the playground equipment at North Pointe Park during its meeting, Saturday, July 12.  Jennifer Kidder, director of the Archbold Parks & Recreation Department, More...

Streaks Fall To Lima Bath, Beat Northmont In State ACME Baseball Tournament

Down 1-0 with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, Lima Bath (18-6) came back to defeat Archbold 5-1 in nine innings, Saturday, July 12, in the state ACME tournament at Archbold.  Archbold scored its only run of the game in the bottom of t More...

Religion

Steam Engine Passes Through

A steam locomotive, once a common sight on the train tracks through Archbold, passed through Archbold on its way from Fort Wayne, Ind., to Detroit, Mich., via Toledo, Tuesday evening, July 1. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Loren Roth, worship leader; Susan Johnson and worship team, music and offertory; Message, “Staff/Snake-God’s passion: the consequences of a hard heart are the confirmation of a glorious God,” Jess More...

Births

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Breaking News - 7/15/2014 7:00 PM

STATE ACME TOURNAMENT

Coldwater 6, Archbold 0

Archbold dropped out of the double-elimination state ACME tournament with a 6-0 loss to Coldwater, Wednesday, July 16.  The Cavaliers face Perrysburg, tomorrow, Thursday. More...

Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Runs East Of Village, Maps Indicate

The proposed route for a new natural gas pipeline passes within a mile of the east side of Archbold.  That was some of the information shared with those who attended a Monday, July 14 meeting hosted by the ET Rover Pipeline Company.  The me More...

School Property Tax Burden Shifts To Agriculture, Residential Property Owners

Expert: "Homeowners Are Left Holding The Bag"

A recent study shows that the property tax burden for Ohio schools has shifted away from businesses to owners of agriculture and residential property owners.  That’s what the study, issued by the Education Tax Police Institute, showed.&nbs More...

 

News

Pool Event Remembers Maddy

Anna Shields, 5, Archbold, gets some help swimming in the Archbold Swimming Pool from her mother Kristin, Sunday, July 13. More...

Pettisville Principals, Athletic Director, Fiscal Officer Get Raises

The Pettisville school board approved raises for administrative staff at its Monday, July 14 meeting,  Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal, Mike Lane, high school principal, and Brian Leppelmeier, athletic director, will receive two percent ra More...

Cute Baby!

Karen Fruth, Archbold, cradles “Hunter,” a 9 1/2-week-old Maltese-shih tzu mix, during the Archbold ACME baseball game, Saturday, July 12, at Memorial Park. “Hunter,” is owned by Tim, Jamie, and Kaitlyn Beck, rural Archbold. More...

People

Schaub Receives Honors

Alyssa Schaub, AHS ’11, daughter of David and Denise, recently was the recipient of Lourdes University Chemistry and Physical Sciences Excellence Award for science majors. The award is given to only one science major. More...

Honor Students

Kayla Belknap, AHS ‘12, daughter of Carl and Kris, was named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Bowling Green State University.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. More...

Earns Degree

Andrew Wilhelm, AHS ‘07, graduated magna cum laude with a juris doctorate degree from Pepperdine University, Malibu, Calif., Friday, May 16.  He is the son of Julie Wilhelm, Archbold.   More...

Opinion

A Black Eye And The News

Last week, this newspaper said Archbold received a black eye in an editorial called “The Scooter Crisis.”   Archbold police issued Mark Miller a citation for riding a mobility scooter that can exceed 8 miles per hour, the speed limit More...

Bicycle Safety Awards Are Great Idea

It’s been nice to report on the number of bicycle safety awards Archbold police are handing out to youngsters who demonstrate safe cycling habits.  Chief among them is wearing a helmet. Bike helmets are a great protection. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 21, 2004  An early evening downpour Friday turned the 25th annual Carp Festival from a silver anniversary to a gray event.  Jerry Rohrs, Lions Club Carp Fest chairman, said overall, funds were down $1,000 from More...

Recipe Corner

Sage And Mint Lamb Loin Chops On Mashed Potatoes

8 lamb loin chops Olive oil, for cooking 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1/4 cup white wine 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 8-10 mint leaves, torn  Mashed Potatoes  2 potatoes, peeled and chopped 1/ More...