June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Permits Alcohol For Thursday Concert

Archbold Village Council approved a temporary change in an ordinance allowing open containers of alcoholic beverages for the Thursday, June 28 Austin to Archbold concert.  The vote came at the Monday, June 18 council meeting.  As approved, More...

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Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Robert “Bob” Leupp, Archbold, died June 19, 2018. Survivors include his wife, Mary, and 10 children. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Susan Collins, Bloomington, Ind., vs Ora Nafziger, Hilton Head, S.C., obligor. URESA.  Joan Smolenski, Delta and Jeffrey Smolenski, Toledo, petitioners. More...

Archbold Police Log

June 15  10:03 am: Found credit card, Ruihley Park, returned to owner.  10:12 am: Verbal warning, parking blocking sidewalk, 200 block Lincoln St.  12:10 pm: Follow-up, 200 block Lincoln St.  12:48 pm: Baby deer, Fox Chase, notifi More...

Case Referred

Archbold police have referred a case involving an unsupervised child to the Fulton County Department of Job and Family Services.  Police were informed on Tuesday, June 19, that a nine-year-old male Archbold resident had been left unattended for More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Pete Rupp, Allie McQuade and worship team, music, offertory; Nathaniel Miles, worship leader. More...

Births

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Pettisville Racer Hurt In Crash

Tyler Herschberger, 23, Pettisville, was seriously burned in a racing accident, Sunday, June 24, at the Logansport, Ind., track.  Lavon Hers chberger, Tyler’s father, said Tyler was racing in a big event at the dirt oval, in his 600cc, non More...

Township Trustees To Replace Road Levy

Faced with a need for $350,000 of road repairs but only about $200,000 to spend, German Township Trustees have taken the first step to fix the problem.  At their Monday, June 25 meeting, the trustees approved a measure requesting certification o More...

Friendship Days Fun

Left: Canyon Brown, 7, Pettisville, holds the fish he pulled out of the pond during the Pettisville Friendship Days Fishing Derby at the Pettisville Park. Right: Hannah Fox, 9, Pettisville, blows a giant bubble using dishwashing detergent and water. More...

 

News

Summer Campers Get Cooking

The Four County Career Center sponsored a week long “Summer Camp” for seventh, eighth and ninth grade students. Youngsters had the opportunity to explore art, math, cooking and the animal kingdom from experienced instructors.  More...

Radio Club Contacts 575 Stations

The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club contacted 575 stations during the annual Ham Radio Field Day event, Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24.  Field Day is a demonstration and a contest.  Amateur radio operators set up temporary antennas and al More...

Organizations

Senior Center  More...

Sports

Pinter Is Seventh Grade Girls Basketball Coach

The Archbold School Board approved hiring Tess Pinter as the seventh grade girls basketball coach for the 2018-19 school year during its Monday, June 18 meeting.   Pinter is the high school media center director. More...

Opinion

Playing Field Leveled Between Local, Internet Retailers

The U.S. Supreme Court did some leveling of the playing field between local “bricks and mortar” merchants and Internet retailers last week.  At the same time, the court gave a boost to state and local governments.   More...

When A Foolish Tariff Hits Close To Home

Tariffs like those the Trump administration is imposing on imports invite trade wars– in this case, foolishly, with U.S. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 2, 2008   Local businesses, from home-based operations to Archbold’s industrial giants, will have the opportunity to showcase their products and services in the Biz Expo, the newest addition to the annua More...