January 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 Project Waits On Completion Of Economic Impact Study

As 2015 opens, citizens following the proposed rerouting of St. Rts. More...

Saturday Morning Ice Results In Accidents

A night of rain and a drop in temperature left area roads slick and dangerous, Saturday morning, Jan. 3.  Ice formed around 5:30 am. Soon after, vehicle crashes started occurring.  More...

Village Cash Reserves Dwindle Since 2006

Changes in the state of Ohio tax code has left the village of Archbold drawing against cash reserves since 2006, creating the need to look at additional taxes.  That’s part of the news that came from the Archbold Village Council meeting, M More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lorna J. Miller

Lorna J. Miller, 82, of Ridgeville Corners, died Tuesday, Jan. 06, 2015, at Fulton County Health Center.  She was born Dec. More...

Burdette E. Frysinger

Burdette E. Frysinger, age 92, of Napoleon, passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at The Lutheran Home, Napoleon. He was born in Liberty Township on Oct. More...

Thomas C. Ehrman

Thomas C. Ehrman, 74, a retired band director and pet store owner, died peacefully at his home Friday night, Jan. More...

Sports

Streaks Clip Blackbirds 57-36

After suffering a 30-point loss to the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans, Tuesday, Dec. 30, Archbold came out on fire in the second half of their non-league matchup at Pettisville, Saturday, Jan. More...

Seriously?

Scott Rupp, left, Pettisville junior varsity boys basketball coach, and Greg Nofziger, head coach, can't believe a referee's call during their team's game with Archbold.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Taking The Shot

Derek Walker takes a shot during the Archbold-Pettisville boys basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 3. He scored four points in the non-league contest.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Praying With People,” Roger Johnson.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Dec. 28: Megan & Matt Cordes, Napoleon, girl.   More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan.   Bereavement  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. More...

Breaking News - 1/6/2015 7:00 PM

Stipp Gets Six Year Prison Sentence

Kyle Stipp, 24, Archbold, was sentenced to six years in prison for his role in the May 30, 2014, armed robbery of a Wauseon drive-through convenience store.  In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Stipp More...

Blue Streaks Battle Blackbirds, Come Out On Top

Pettisville hosted Archbold in the Bird Cage for a non-league boys basketball contest, Saturday, Jan. 3. Left: Archbold senior Luke Fisher, 6-8, flies over 6-0 Noah Miller (33) and 5-8 Stuart Yoder (13) for a shot. More...

Canadian Firm To Build Greenhouses Outside Of Delta

NatureFresh Farms, a grower of fresh vegetables in greenhouses, announced plans to start construction on a project that could eventually lead to 175 acres under glass that could employ up to 300 persons.  More...

Nafziger Listening, Learning As New Fairlawn Haven CEO

Brent Nafziger, the new chief executive officer of the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community, started his job Monday morning, Jan. 5. More...

 

News

Architect Hired To Design Red Cross Demolition Specs

The sale of the Red Cross Drug store building to the Archbold Community Improvement Corporation has been finalized.  Vaughn Bentz, Archbold councilman, asked about the purchase during the Monday, Jan. More...

Borcherdt Named New Archbold Police Officer

Archbold Village Council approved John M. Borcherdt as the newest full-time member of the Archbold police force during its Monday, Jan. More...

Number of Fatal Crashes Down

There were nine crashes that claimed 12 lives on Fulton County roadways in 2014, based on information from the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Archbold Buckeye records.  More...

Public Record

Burris Gets Prison Sentence; Stipp To Be Sentenced Today

Two Archbold men responsible for the robbery of a drive-through convenience store will have received sentences by the end of today, Wednesday.  Scott D. Burris II, 24, was given a four-year prison sentence, Monday, Dec. More...

Skid-Steer Loader Stolen From Local Business

A skid-steer loader, valued at about $79,000, was stolen from Archbold Equipment sometime between Friday, Dec. 26 and Sunday, Dec. 28.  Tracy Zuver, chief deputy of the Fulton County Sheriff Department, said Tuesday, Dec. More...

Saturday Crash One Of Many

Andy Brodbeck, Archbold fire chief, talks with a Fulton County sheriff deputy at a crash on St. Rt. 2 west of Co. Rd. 21, Saturday afternoon. Patricia A. More...

Opinion

Welcome To A Big Job, Brent Nafziger

Brent Nafziger started his new job as the chief executive officer of Fairlawn Haven on Monday, Jan. 5.   His credentials are impeccable, and his experience in the field is just right. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005   More...

Letter To The Editor

Archbold has been my hometown 86 of my 89 years.  I have seen many changes during these years. More...