April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Sidewalk Snow Removal Law Has First Reading

If a new ordinance is approved by Archbold Village Council, failing to remove snow from your sidewalk will be a misdemeanor offense.  Council held a first reading on the ordinance at its Monday, April 18 meeting.  More...

Council Takes First Step To Clean Up Wall

In what could be seen as the first step toward creating a mural downtown, Archbold Village Council approved spending $55,000 to create a blank canvas.  The action was approved by council at its Monday, April 18 meeting.  Village officials h More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Gerald G. Storrer, 76, Grand Rapids, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, died April 17, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Sandra, and two sons. Reyers North Valley Chapel, Grand Rapids, Mich. More...

Keith Emmet Short

Keith Emmet Short, 79, of Archbold, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016, surrounded by his wife and daughters after a courageous battle with cancer. Keith, son of Midge and Emmet, was born Dec. 6, 1936, in Archbold. More...

Andre Linden Jay Showalter

Andre Linden Jay Showalter was a ray of sunshine to his parents Austin and Sarah (Schoenhals) Showalter, Harrisonburg, Va.  Andre was born Jan. 20, 2016, and passed away April 11, 2016.  More...

People

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Merrill and Rosemary Short, rural Fayette, are celebrating their 50th wedding annivesary.  Merrill Short and Rosemary Lauber were married April 23, 1966, at St. More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Angel Huerta, AHS ‘15 and daughter of Joe and Valentina, placed second in the annual Bluffton University C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest.  More...

Headed For Prom

Logan Garcia, a PHS senior, looks sharp as he heads for the Pettisville Prom, Saturday, April 16.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Opinion

Keep Highway Workers Safe

There is the old joke about there being two seasons in Ohio– winter, and road construction.  Well, it’s road construction season again, as the Ohio Department of Transportation, and others, have kicked off summer projects.  More...

Organ Donors Are Always In Demand

Other Editors Say...

Neal Raisman’s plight has a happy ending.  The retired Bexley college president can live life to the fullest after a kidney transplant a week ago– the result of a selfless stranger who saw his desperate plea for a donor affixed to th More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 26, 2006 Two llamas visited Archbold Community Library Monday, April 24, for a program entitled “Is Your Mama A Llama.” Visitors were treated to seeing the South American creatures, owned by the Trubey fami More...

Breaking News - 4/19/2016 7:00 PM

New Information– Gunshot Wound Apparently Self-Inflicted

Few details are available, but Archbold police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the village Monday night, April 25.A victim with a reported gunshot wound was discovered on the sidewalk in front of the Beck Insurance Building, 120 North D More...

Gas Line At Former Shopco Building Was Cut, Police Say

Kaleb Torbet, Archbold police investigator, said evidence points to arson as the motivation behind an incident at the now-vacant Shopko building.  Police were called to the building on South Defiance Street, Wednesday, March 23, after an odor of More...

Future Police Officer?

Gary Allred, an Archbold police officer, looks over the uniform of four-year-old Mason Grooms, Archbold, during the Archbold Police Department Coffee with the Cops event, Tuesday, April 12, at the Ruihley Park Pavilion. More...

“Let’s Reminisce” Series At Fairlawn

Do you remember Fish’s Five and Dime? Or Gert & Bud’s Restaurant? Storrer’s Marathon?  How about Jim & Dale’s IGA? Hit Archery? More...

 

News

Wind Turbine Part Fixed

The Archbold School District wind turbine was spinning again as of Monday, April 18, at about 10:30 am, after being shut off for more than a week.  More...

New Cell Tower Will Be Built This Year

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told Village Council Verizon plans to build a cellular telephone tower site this year.  News came at the Monday, April 18 council meeting.  More...

Still Drying Gym Floor

Aaron Rex, Archbold school superintendent, said efforts are still underway to dry a section of the AHS gym floor.  Several parts of the school were flooded–some with one to two inches of standing water– after a pipe broke. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 8 9:27 am: Civil problem, on station. 9:51 am: Assist fire-rescue, 300 block Primrose Lane. 10:59 am: Telephone harassment, Sauder Woodworking. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Courtney Vandeilen, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Jessica Johnston, Swanton, defendant. Other civil.  Jennifer Snyder, Montpelier, plaintiff vs Richard Davis, Archbold, defendant. More...

Sheriff Deputy Strikes Raccoon

A Fulton County Sheriff Department deputy driving a marked FCSD patrol car struck a raccoon about 3:36 am, Wednesday, April 13.  Justin D. Galbraith, 31, the deputy, was driving the patrol car west on Co. Rd. More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Wins Three Of Five Games

The Archbold baseball team is 7-2, 1-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League after playing five games last week.  AHS 8, Montpelier 5   Archbold traveled to Montpelier, Wednesday, April 13, and picked up an 8-5 nonleague win.  More...

Archbold Softball Wins Four Games

Archbold picked up two key Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball victories while adding wins in two of three non-conference games last week. More...

AHS Track Sweeps Evergreen, PH

The Archbold girls and boys track teams both defeated Evergreen and Patrick Henry, Tuesday, April 12, in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League meet at Evergreen.  Girls   Archbold 78, PH 59, Evergreen 28  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Pure Desire- Break Through/Break Free: An Age Old Issue,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 8: Brooke Thome, Napoleon, girl.  April 10: Chelsea & Stefen Miller, Stryker, girl.  April 12: Angela & Hector Pablo-Contreras, Fayette, girl.   More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, April 26, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.   Mental Health  More...