June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Moves To Secede From German Township

Archbold Village Council took its first step to secede from German Township, a move that could deprive the township of about $262,000 in annual revenue.  At its Monday, June 6 meeting, council held the first reading on an action that, if approve More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Sandra Grime

Sandra Grime died at home surrounded by her family in McKinney, Texas, on May 30, 2016, after a short, but courageous, battle with lung cancer. More...

Helen W. Dalton

Helen W. Dalton, 78, passed away on June 4, 2016.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Helen; brother, Jacob Wytas; and sisters, Catherine and Mary.  More...

Carl Albert Roth

June 24, 1917-June 2, 2016

The day after celebrating his 75th wedding anniversary to Evelyn Cora Clingaman, Carl Roth passed away June 2, 2016, at Kingston Residence in Sylvania.  He is survived by Evelyn; son Larry (Clarice); daughters Brenda (Clyde) Kunkel, Karen (Micha More...

People

Couple Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Charles and Marjorie Gautsche, Archbold, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.  Charles Gautsche and Marjorie Waidelich were married June 17, 1951, at West Clinton Mennonite Church by Rev. Roy Sauder and Bishop Edward Frey.  More...

Shorts Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Short, Archbold, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.  Daniel Short and Betty Glanz were married June 16, 1951, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon, by Rev. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Carl and Jane Lechlitner, Elkhart, Ind., are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in July.  Carl Lechlitner and Jane Rufenacht were married Nov. 6, 1966, at Jamestown United Methodist Church, Elkhart, Ind., by Rev. More...

Opinion

Bicycles, Skateboards And Other Devices Have Their Place

Bicycles, scooters, inline roller skates, even unicycles have their place in the world of today– but, not on the sidewalks in historic downtown Archbold!  With the pleasant outdoor weather, more and more people, young and old, are turning More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 14, 2006   Sauder Woodworking is undergoing restructuring that has led to some shifts of people within the organization and early retirement offers.  More...

Letter To The Editor

Re: May 25 “Trustees Vote Against Relocation” article.  This was the third recent article concerning village officials and opponents’ comments.  First, a manufacturer states truckers refused to service (deliver/pick up) h More...

Village Must Repay ODOT $1.3 Million If SR 66 Project Stops

If the proposed St. Rts. 66 & 2 and Co. Rd. 24 relocation project is stopped, will someone have to repay the Ohio Department of Transportation?  More...

Street Imprinting Project Underway; Select Colors

Archbold Village Council opted to add white to the colors that are currently being imprinted into two intersections on North Defiance Street at its Monday, June 6 meeting. Work on the project started Monday night. More...

Picnic Planned For 150th Celebration

A picnic is planned as part of the Archbold Sesquicentennial celebration. More...

 

News

Farmer’s Market Indoors

For 2016, the Archbold Farmer’s Market has moved indoors into a storefront at 208 North Defiance Street. Ann Kahrs, rural Wauseon, offers flowers and vegetables during the first day of the market, Thursday, June 2. More...

Will Decision Impact The Fire Department?

As Archbold Village Council discussed a proposal to separate from German Township, a question arose over fire protection.  Council held the first reading on a proposal asking the Fulton County commissioners to redraw the boundaries of German Tow More...

Public Record

Four-Year-Old Goes On Adventure, Found Safe

A four-year-old boy was found safe after being on an adventure of sorts.  Someone spotted the youth, and reported him to Fulton County sheriff dispatchers.  Dispatchers advised Archbold police the child was seen riding a bicycle in the vici More...

Local Man Arrested On Disorderly Charge

An Archbold man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after an incident that occurred on Monday, May 30.  Police were called to the East Gardens about 9:39 pm, on a report of a neighborhood disturbance outside the 200 building that be More...

Dog Warden Investigates Possible Abuse Of Dog

Brian Banister, Fulton County dog warden, confirmed he is investigating a case of possible abuse of a dog at Theresa Taylor’s Dog Grooming.  Archbold police were notified of the case on Wednesday, June 1.  More...

Sports

AHS Girls 4x400 Places Second At State

Fisher Third, Stamm Fourth In 400; PHS Girls 4x800 Finishes Fifth

The Archbold girls 4x400- meter relay team of Julia Lambert, Emily Roth, Gwynne Riley, and Dakota Stamm finished second at the Division III State Track and Field Championships, held Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4, at The Ohio State University i More...

Academic All-Ohio

Four Archbold track student-athletes were named Academic All-Ohio. They had a 3.5 or higher gpa and competed at the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday, June 3-4. More...

She’s Off!

Gwynne Riley takes the handoff from Emily Roth in the finals of the 4x400 at the Div. III state track meet.– photo by Dennis Driver   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Overview of the Psalms: Releasing the valve of emotions to God and through God,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 13-17   MONDAY: roast turkey, savory bread dressing, steamed broccoli, wax beans, orange cranberry relish.  TUESDAY: goulash, summer squash, green salad, fruit crisp.  WEDNESDAY: swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, More...

Pygmy Goat Experience

Matt Lotycz, Perrysburg, watches while his daughters Avery, 5, and Brooke, 2 1/2, play with some baby pygmy goats during the Sauder Village “Spring on the Farm” Saturday, May 14. More...