January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Service Agreement Finalized

Archbold-German Township

After months of wrangling over a new fire service agreement between Archbold Village Council and the German Township Trustees, a new agreement will soon be in place.  The trustees signed the agreement during their Monday, Jan. More...

Village Income Tax For 2017 Tops $4.5 Million

The total collection from the Archbold Municipal Income Tax during 2017 topped $4.5 million, down almost 7.8% from the record year of 2016.  But Donna Dettling, village administrator, said she is satisfied with the 2017 results.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Flossie M. Sanders

Flossie M. Sanders, age 93, of Stryker, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 12, 2018, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, surrounded by her loving family.Flossie was born in Williams County, Ohio, on Dec. More...

Bernard J. Layman

Bernard J. Layman, age 73, of Archbold, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Addison Heights in Maumee. More...

Patricia A. Wyse

Patricia A. Wyse, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 6, 2018, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  She was born Oct. More...

Sports

Kinsman To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Rachel Sauder-Kinsman, head cross country coach and assistant track coach at Archbold High School, will be inducted into the Ohio Association of Track & Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame, Friday, Jan. 26, at a banquet in Columbus.  More...

AHS Grapplers Earn Easy Wins

Archbold hosted Montpelier and Patrick Henry for Northwest Ohio Athletic League matches on Senior Night, Thursday, Jan. More...

AHS Boys Knock Down Napoleon, Fairview

The Archbold boys basketball team played a pair of non-league contests and had a pair of lopsided victories last week, defeating Napoleon 73-42 and Fairview 58- 26 to run its record to 7-2.  The Northwest Ohio Athletic League season opens tomorr More...

Religion

First Bible Quiz Of Season

Genesis chapters 1-7 was the highlighted material for the first Bible Quiz of 2018 at North Clinton Church, Sunday, Jan. 7. The day ended with a quiz-off of the individuals who quizzed out in all of their matches. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite   Sunday: Terry & Donna King, Bev Miller, greeters; Brenda Holdsworth, Kristi Miehls, prelude; Chuck & Jill Murillo, welcome, call to worship, scripture. More...

Organizations

Caregivers   Caregivers Support Group, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m., St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St.,Archbold.  SAHC   Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Jan. More...

Breaking News - 1/15/2018 5:12 PM

FCHC Announces Visitation Restrictions Due To Flu

The Fulton County Health Center announced a Temporary Restricted Visitor Policy Wednesday afternoon, Jan. More...

Council Won’t Push For St. Rt. 66 Relocation

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, said village council will not push for the proposed relocation of St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. More...

Adriel Buys Former Elmira School, Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe Building

Adriel, the organization that provides services to children and families, has purchased the former Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe building in Burlington/Elmira.  Todd Hanes, Adriel chief executive officer, said by March 1, staff that currently wor More...

Lofton Beck Is First Baby

Lofton Jay Beck, son of Jeremy and Meagan, rural Archbold, is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2018.  He was born at 1:45 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. More...

 

News

New FCHC Medical Office Building On Schedule, On Budget

Construction of a new $22 million, 62,000 square-foot medical office building on the Fulton County Health Center campus is on-time and on-budget.  Steve McCoy, director of marketing and planning for FCHC, said ground for the building, the second More...

Bruner Named Pettisville School Board President

Dan Bruner was reelected as president at the organizational meeting of Pettisville School Board, Monday night, Jan. More...

Sworn In

Brad Short, left, and Drew Ginn, new members of Archbold Village Council, were sworn in during the Tuesday, Jan. 2 council meeting.– photos by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Turnpike Traffic Stop Leads To Big Pot Bust

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, with the assistance of Wauseon police, arrested a man accused of transporting 70 pounds of marijuana worth $318,000 on the Ohio Turnpike. More...

Police Seek Cooperation On Snow Removal

Archbold police are visiting homeowners who have not shoveled snow from their sidewalks.  The department police log, published weekly in this newspaper, indicates on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 28  2:21 pm: Suspicious activity, Huntington Bank ATM. 8:36 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 1000 block Olds Lane.  Dec. More...

Opinion

Dealing With The Cold

It appears the days of dangerously cold temperatures are over for the moment, as weather forecasters are predicting temperatures as high as 50 degrees later this week.  There were reports of people who died from the cold in the region. More...

Old Photo Corner

Archbold area residents woke up to a white Christmas eve December 24, 2003. Caleb Wyse, 9, left and sister Cassi, 6, fly down the sledding hill in the NorthPointe subdivision.– photo from the Archbold Buckeye archives.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday Jan. More...