February 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor, Council Members, Trustees, Fiscal Officers To Be Elected In Nov.

The village of Archbold will have a new mayor in 2016, and three members of Archbold Village Council will be up for reelection in the fall, according to the Fulton County Board of Elections.  Jim Wyse, who is finishing a third term as Archbold m More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mildred Irene Durbin

Mildred Irene Durbin, age 90, of Archbold, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Born June 22, 1924, to James H. More...

O. Roger Taylor

O. Roger Taylor, 84, of Archbold, died Saturday evening, Feb. 7, 2015, at Fairlawn Care Center in Archbold, with his family by his side.  He was born Dec. 28, 1930, in Archbold, the son of Gladys (Lauber) and Orrin R. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Mildred I. Durbin, 90, Archbold, died Feb. 2, 2015. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 65th Anniversary

John and Doris Arnos, Ridgeville Corners, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. John Arnos and Doris Leininger were married Feb. 11, 1950, at St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington, by Hillis Hall. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

John and Sandy Spengler, Pettisville, are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married Feb. 6, 1965, at Faith Baptist Church, Toledo. More...

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester at Bowling Green State University: •Haley Rufenacht, Emily Heaston, Jeremy Espinoza, Sierra Nofziger, Kayla Belknap, Abby Short, Bailey Johns, Nicole Hurst, Tanner Gerken More...

Opinion

Run For Public Office

Step Up!

In the fall, when area voters go to the polls, they will make important decisions.  On the ballot will be the mayor of Archbold, three seats on Archbold village council, plus a trustee and fiscal officer from each township.   More...

We Keep Going In The Snow

Once again our community was blanketed with heavy snow, and high winds drifted the snow onto our streets and highways.  Yet, within mere hours, we were able to safely move about in our cars to the places we need to go.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. More...

Making A Difference In People’s Lives

New Fairlawn Administrator

Brent Nafziger, new chief executive officer at Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community, didn’t start out to be the head of a long-term care facility. “My father did this work for years,” he said. More...

APD Joins MAN Unit

The Archbold Police Department will become a member of the Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force, commonly known as the MAN Unit.  Archbold Village Council approved the action at its Monday, Feb. 2, meeting.  More...

Police Investigating Alleged Sex Crimes

Archbold police are investigating two sex-related crimes reported on Friday, Jan. 23.  The first incident was reported to police at 8:35 am. More...

 

News

Seeks Crossing Rebuild

The village of Archbold will ask Norfolk Southern to rebuild the Defiance Street railroad crossing before 2016. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, discussed some of the plans for the village 150-year sesquicentennial celebration at the Monday, Jan. More...

Musical Petting Zoo Big Fun

Carly Grime, an Archbold fourth grader, laughs after she tried playing the trombone during the Musical Petting Zoo, Tuesday, Jan. 27. Youngsters had a chance to try their hand at various musical instruments. More...

Archbold Rotary Gives Lugbill The Gavel To Kick Off 60th Year

After 60 years of membership, Charles “Chuck” Lugbill, a charter member of the organization, has never held the title of Archbold Rotary Club president.  Rotarians rectified that oversight at the Friday, Jan. 16 meeting. More...

Public Record

Fights Reported To Police

There were two instances of fisticuffs reported to Archbold police recently.  Police received a report on Friday, Jan. 23, about 2:46 pm of an incident in a Sauder Woodworking parking lot in the 600 block of Sauder St.  Luis M. More...

Arrest Man On Felony Warrant

Ryan P. Nofziger, whose last address was Archbold, was arrested by Archbold police on a felony warrant at 7:35 pm, Friday, Jan. More...

Woman Cited In Dog Fight Case

A woman has received a citation in connection with a dogfight that occurred in the Fox Chase community about 3 pm, Saturday, Jan. More...

Sports

Wrestlers Advance To Regional Semis; Defeat Edgerton, Tinora

Archbold High School was the site for the opening round of the Division III state dual meet wrestling tournament, Wednesday, Jan. More...

AHS Matmen Fourth At Thunderbird Invite

The Archbold wrestlers traveled to Lima, Friday and Saturday, Jan. More...

AHS Girls Raise Record To 12-6 With Two Wins

The Archbold girls basketball team rebounded from a last-second Jan. 22 loss to Wauseon with two nonleague victories last week to raise its record to 12-6.  The Streaks hosted Springfield, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Religion

The Executionerz Win Bible Quiz

The Executionerz, a Central Mennonite Bible quiz team, won four matches at the last area quiz meet to boost their record to 7-2 and put them second overall for the season.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Jan. 26: Stephanie & Joshua Johnson, Wauseon, girl; Sarah & Josh Domoe, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Honor Students

Julianne Sparks, Archbold, was named to the fall honors list for the 2014-15 first semester at Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.  ---  Grace Howe, granddaughter of Nancy (Ruffer) More...