April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Accident Knocks Out Internet To Schools

For those who don’t believe everything is connected, a trailer came loose, struck a utility pole that caused a power outage Monday morning, April 17, and knocked out Internet service to schools in 30 counties.  Full details were not availa More...

Railroad Contractor Knocks Out Power

A contractor working on the Norfolk Southern tracks through Archbold Tuesday, April 11, caused a power outage that impacted 1,971 Toledo Edison customers.  Chris Eck, a TE spokesman, said the contractor snapped a guy wire of a utility pole.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

James “Jim” Beck

James “Jim” Beck, age 79, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday April 20, 2017, at the University of Toledo Medical Center following a lengthy illness. More...

Berneta R. Lauber

Berneta R. Lauber, age 92 years, of Grand Blanc, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Grand Blanc.  She was born Oct. More...

People

Honor Students

Kaitlyn Wyse, William Collins, and Hanna Allison, all of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Ohio University.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Wins Three, Loses One

The Archbold baseball team won a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League games over Liberty Center and Patrick Henry last week, won a high-scoring non-league game over Rossford, and lost to Perrysburg to run its record to 6-4, 2-0 NWOAL. More...

AHS Softball Goes 3-2

The Archbold softball team won two Northwest Ohio Athletic League games over Liberty Center and Patrick Henry last week, and defeated Lima Bath and lost to Springfield and Findlay in non-league play.  Archbold stands 5-6, 2-0 NWOAL. More...

AHS Boys Track Wins Tri-Meet, Girls Second

The Archbold boys team won a tri-meet with Evergreen and Patrick Henry at PHHS, Tuesday, April 11.  The Blue Streak girls finished second.  Boys   Archbold 94, PH 62, Evergreen 18  More...

Breaking News - 4/19/2017 12:39 PM

Ramey Indicted; Seek Death Penalty

"James C. Ramey, 27, Toledo, the man accused of the murder of Amanda Mangas, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on charges including aggravated murder, with death penalty specification. More...

Fire Department Compromise Discussed By Village Council

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, said the only way he can support a proposed twomill tax levy for fire protection is if other tax revenue is rolled back.  Fryman spoke during the Monday, April 17 village council meeting, when a proposed two-mill fir More...

Landscaping Started At Crash Site

Tracy Busch, director of the Henry County Emergency Management Agency, said work was ready to start on landscaping the site of an oil and diesel fuel spill. Two trucks– one a tanker– crashed at the intersection of St. Rt. More...

Village Council Buys More Land For Memorial Park

Archbold Village Council agreed to purchase an approximately 9.5-acre parcel of land to add to Memorial Park at its Monday, April 17 meeting.  Vaughn Bentz, a councilman, said the property was purchased for $9,500 per acre, making the final pric More...

Hunting Season Ends

After the Ridgeville Corners and Pettisville Easter Egg hunts, Saturday, April 15, the local egg hunting season came to a close. One-year-old Bailee Miller, Dayton, sported bunny ears and sunglasses for the Ridgeville event. More...

 

News

DD Board Superintendent Explains Levy Decision

The Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities was faced with questions, some it could not answer, when it was making its decision about a property tax levy.  Currently, the FCBDD collects two, two-mill levies. More...

Local Students Present Research

Dominic Frey and Tiffany Bates are among a record number of students who presented their research in April as part of the annual Heidelberg University “Minds@Work” Student Research Conference.  More...

Scrambling For Eggs

Children were busy hunting at the annual Easter egg hunts in Ridgeville Corners and Pettisville, Saturday, April 15. More...

Public Record

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, April 20, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, April 24, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Quadco More...

Archbold Police Log

April 7   1:12 pm: Unlock, 500 block Stryker St.  1:27 pm: Suspicious person, 300 block N. Defiance St., unfounded.  2:52 pm: Traffic detail, crossing guard, Lafayette St. at S. More...

Car Crashes Into Home

A car crashed into a home in the Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community about 3:31 pm, Monday, April 10.  The Archbold police report on the accident states Teresa L. More...

Opinion

Skepticism Over New Fire Department Proposal

If the residents of German Township– inside the village of Archbold and out– are skeptical of the latest proposal for the Archbold Fire Department, they have a right to be.  More...

Student Journalists To The Rescue

Other Editors Say...

A team of student journalists at a Kansas high school set out to introduce their readers to their new principal.  When they were through, they’d taught their school board a lesson about vetting candidates.  They also showed the natio More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 25, 2007   “A Dam Connects Machakos Kenya, To Archbold, Ohio” was a front page headline on the Wall Street Journal, Monday, April 23.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter Sunday  Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Jesus Is Alive... In US!!!-Mark 16:1-8,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 8: Sarah & Joshua Domoe, Wauseon, boy.  April 13: Carrie & Lucas Nofziger, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Organizations

German Lutheran Heritage   German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, April 23, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold.  Blood Drive  More...