May 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Blocked Railroad Crossing Delays Paramedic Response Saturday

When the Archbold Rescue squad was called Saturday night, May 5, its response was delayed because a Norfolk Southern train was stopped, blocking the two downtown Archbold railroad crossings.  More...

Archbold Man Cuts CCNO Ankle Bracelet, Flees

Dave Mack, Napoleon police chief, said Jeremy Litchfield, 29, Archbold, has been charged with felony vandalism after he allegedly cut a Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio electronic monitor and fled Wednesday, May 2.  Mack said Litchfield was More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lucile Elizabeth Grieser

Lucile Elizabeth Grieser, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away April 30, 2018 at Fairlawn Haven. She was born July 23, 1921, on the Grieser home place at Wauseon. She was the seventh child of Daniel Jacob and Rosa Dinah (Beck) Grieser. More...

Betty L. Duvall

Betty L. More...

Juanita G. Tijerina

Juanita G. Tijerina, of Archbold, was born to Melchor and Candelaria (Gonzalez) Gracia on March 19, 1929, in Los Fresnos, Texas.  She married Jose G. Tijerina on Dec. More...

People

Academic Honor

Lynnsey Crouch, PHS ‘17 and daughter of Jeremy and Kim, was named to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 310 at the annual Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity at the University of Findlay.  She is a freshman at UF.   More...

Lawrence Short Memorial Family Gathering

Members of the Lawrence Short family gathered together after his memorial service, Saturday, May 5.  More...

Opinion

Train Blocks Crossings AGAIN

In terms of public relations in Archbold, Norfolk Southern is not doing itself any favors.  The Defiance and Franklin street railroad crossings were blocked again, from around 9 pm, Saturday night, May 5, to about 5:30 am, Sunday, May 6.   More...

Raise The Age To Buy Tobacco And Vaping Products

Other Editors Say...

Many American teens wouldn’t dream of lighting up a cigarette. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 14, 2008   The Pettisville Local School District is moving forward with its plan to build a new school building with mostly state money, appealing for additional funding to state officials every step of the way More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter Six  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “JUDGESBreaking The Cycle Of Sin,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

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Money Missing From Athletic Boosters’ Books Under Investigation

Aaron Rex, Archbold Area School District superintendent, confirmed Tuesday there is an investigation underway into missing funds from the Archbold Athletic Boosters account.  Tuesday afternoon, John Trejo, a sergeant with the Fulton County Sheri More...

Traffic Committee Meetings Open To Public After Challenge

Meetings of the Archbold Traffic Flow Improvement Committee have been declared open to the public.  The number of public officials who were members of ATFIC were intentionally kept small, so the meetings would not have to be open to the press an More...

Annexation Agreement Approved By Council

Archbold Village Council approved an agreement to annex land and buildings into the village at its Monday, May 7 meeting.  It’s the first annexation into the village since 2009, when Sauder Village became part of Archbold.  The annexa More...

“Silver Sophistication” At AHS Prom

The theme for the 2018 Archbold High School prom, Saturday, May 5, was “Silver Sophistication.” The evening opens with a walk-in ceremony– a chance for students to make their grand entrance in various types of vehicles and then walk More...

 

News

Grand Reopening Ribbon Cut

The ribbon was cut for the grand reopening of the newly renovated McDonalds in Archbold, Tuesday, May 1.  More...

Official Ribbon Cutting Held

The official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Wen- LeeMae Boutique in downtown Archbold was held Thursday, May 3.  More...

Organizations

OPERS  Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, May 15, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon.  Ability Center  Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, May 15, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center o More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 27   9:41 am: Violation of a protection order, Frozen Specialties.  11 am: Counterfeit bill, Huntington Bank.  3:47 pm: Released vehicle from impound.  5:50 pm: Written warning, parking in handicapped zone, 200 block Lafaye More...

Public Meetings

SWCD  Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District local work group meeting, Thursday, May 24, 9 a.m,, conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. More...

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.)   Bruceson A. Vanderpool, Wauseon, seat belt, St. Rt. 108, $30, $56.  Timothy L. More...

Sports

Pettisville Girls Win Lamberson Invite

The Pettisville girls track team finished first in five events and won the Lamberson Invitational, Saturday, May 5, at Montpelier.  Archbold finished seventh.  Toledo Christian won the boys title. More...

AHS Boys, PHHS Girls Win Tri-Meet

The Archbold boys and Patrick Henry girls won a track and field tri-meet with Bryan, Tuesday, May 1, at AHS. Boys AHS 86, Bryan 68, PH 21 4x800-meter relay: 1. Archbold (Daniel Nieves, Cam Collins, Brendon Johns, Caden Garrow) 9 minutes, 11 seconds. More...

AHS Baseball Wins Two, Loses Two

Blue Streaks Finish Second In Nwoal

Archbold defeated Wauseon and Montpelier but lost to Tinora and Bowling Green in baseball action last week to stand 18-4 on the season.  The Streaks, ranked number one in Division III in the April 26 Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association More...