August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Pennies Inspire Woman To Donate Home To JJ SafeHouse

A former Archbold resident, who asked not to be identified, was back in town, looking through the home where she once lived.  She was trying to decide whether to sell the house at 404 Union St., or rent it again.  More...

Archbold Schools Welcomes Three New Teachers

Three new teachers have joined the Archbold School District.  The first day of classes for Archbold is Wednesday, Aug. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mary Lou Buehrer

Mary Lou Buehrer, age 88, of Archbold, passed away in her home on Thursday, August 10, 2017. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Keith Bott, 76, Archbold, died July 31, 2017. Survivors include five children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Virgil J. Waidelich, 84, Archbold, died August 7, 2017. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Shooting Of Deputy

The man accused of shooting a Fulton County sheriff deputy, Monday night, July 31, has been captured and charged with attempted murder.  Jeshua Leto Gilmore, 18, of Toledo, was captured by Toledo police.  Information stating Gilmore was a More...

Deputy Backs Into His Own Vehicle

A Fulton County sheriff deputy backed his FCSD patrol car into his own parked sport utility vehicle, an Archbold police report states.  The deputy, Jay A. More...

Local Man Cited For Criminal Mischief

Cody Cereghin, 30, Archbold, was cited by Archbold police on a charge of criminal mischief stemming from a Saturday, July 29 incident.  Police were dispatched at about 9:14 pm to the 501 West Street home of David Caleb Lewis, 25. More...

Sports

Archbold Golf Returns Five

Entering his sixth season at the helm of the Archbold golf team, Mike Rosebrook welcomes back five letterwinners– Brandon Miller, Trevor Rupp, Mitch Grosjean, Kreighton Sims, and Kade Kern– from a squad that won the Northwest Ohio Athleti More...

14 Return For Ahs Girls Soccer

The Archbold girls soccer team, under the guidance of James Kidder, 12th year head coach, has 14 letterwinners return to a program that finished 11-5-2 last year and 3-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.  “We’re looking at lots More...

Four Letterwinners Back For Girls Tennis

Logan Wyse enters his third year at the helm of the Archbold girls tennis program when the Streaks open their season, Monday, Aug. 14, at Bryan.  Archbold lost four letterwinners from last year’s squad that finished 10-9. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Nine  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 119, “ Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Breaking News - 8/9/2017 4:17 PM

New Names Added To Ballot

As of the filing deadline at 4 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 9, here are the persons who filed their petitions for the Nov. 7 general election: Archbold Village Council (vote for no more than 3): Vaughn Bentz (incumbent), Drew Ginn, Stacey J. More...

Football Practices Underway

At the AHS football practice, Monday night, Aug. 7, Deven Girdham, (25), works away from the block of Zach Rocha as Gabe Petersen, (10), runs an end-around quarterback keep play. The Streaks open their season Friday, Aug. More...

Council To Make Final Offer To Trustees For Fire Equipment

Archbold Village Council voted Monday, Aug. More...

Schools Host Open Houses

With schools starting the new year as early as next week, Archbold and Pettisville schools will host open houses.  Archbold Elementary School hosts an open house, Monday, Aug. More...

 

News

Pettisville Schools Lose More Than $140,000 In State Aid

Figures for state support of the Pettisville School District “are not positive, (but) we feel that it is something we can weather,” said Steve Switzer, superintendent.  State officials approved the two-year budget for the state of Oh More...

County Adds Heat To Ramp

Work is underway at the Fulton County Plaza building to add a heating system to the basement ramp to prevent snow and ice buildup. State law requires ramps be either heated or covered by Nov. 1. In addition, crews will widen the ramp. More...

Income Tax Up In July

Revenue from the Archbold municipal income tax, which has lagged 2016 figures all year, is getting closer.  Donna Dettling, village administrator, said in the year-to-date category, the gap between the record year of 2016 and 2017 is closing, a More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert De- Vries, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Robert DeVries and Carol Knapp were married Aug. 12, 1967, at St. John’s Christian Church by Rev. A.C. More...

Commemorates 50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ron Stevens, Bonita Springs, Fla., and formerly of Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Ron Stevens and Sue Willis were married Aug. More...

Fishers Observe 55th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Fisher, Stryker, are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary.  Ronald L. Fisher and Rosanne Harrison were married Aug. 11, 1962, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fremont, by Rev. Earl Loeffler.  More...

Opinion

One Officer Lives. One Dies

Jeremy Simon is a lucky man.  Simon is a Fulton County deputy sheriff. More...

Letter To The Editor

I wish to support the very good recommendation John Wilson made to the village counsel and township trustees concerning the fire department issue.  I have lived in this community for 86 years, and I have grown up and lived with much appreciation More...

Letter To The Editor

One day this summer I was sitting in the park, waiting to pick up my son from his job at the pool, and I saw a familiar face walking through the park: a retired teacher and coach that my husband had when he was in school and who my son also had the p More...