July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Potential Large Sale Of Water Discussed

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, said village officials have been in discussions with a potential major water customer.  Water was a topic at the Monday, July 2 village council meeting.  The city of Toledo sends water far out More...

Township Road Levy To Be On Nov. 6 Ballot

German Township Trustees took the official vote to put a replacement of the township one-mill road levy on the Nov. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Delmer E. Nofziger

Delmer E. Nofziger, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, July 8, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born April 21, 1926, near Wauseon, the son of Willis and Lillie (Short) Nofziger, and married Lauretta Wyse on Nov. More...

Louis (Louie) Brock

Louis (Louie) Brock, 83, of Wauseon, passed away suddenly at Flower Hospital on July 6, 2018, after being diagnosed with lung cancer.  Louie was born on April 13, 1935, in Adrian, Mich., and was preceded in death by his parents, Vernie and Agnes More...

Herman Eugene Kauffman

Herman Eugene Kauffman, 93, passed away, Monday, July 2, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven, in Archbold, to join the love of his life, Kathryn ( Lederman) Kauffman, his wife of 72 years before she passed away in 2017.  Herman was the youngest in the famil More...

People

Rupps Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Gene and Nancy Rupp, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Gene Rupp and Nancy Rowley were married July 26, 1958, in Toledo.  They have two children: Todd (Rochelle) Rupp, Orlando, Fla., and Brad (Julia) Rupp, Archbold. More...

Couple Observes 35th Anniversary

Ross and Jo Nofziger, Archbold, are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary.  Ross Nofziger and Jo Briskey were married July 2, 1983, at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Pastor Charles Gautsche.  More...

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Roger and Karen Grieser are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Roger Grieser and Karen Mohr were married July 19, 1958, at Methodist Church, Delta, by Rev. Nungester and Rev. Jesse Short.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Seven  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; installation of new elders. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE lived well: Ecclesiastes 3, Changing Seasons,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

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Organizations

German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association open meeting, Sunday, July 15, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Speaker: Marylin Wachtman. OPERS More...

Breaking News - 7/11/2018 11:37 AM

No New Hep A cases, Henry County Health Dept. Reports

In a Wednesday, July 10 press release, Henry County Health Department officials announced there have been no new cases of hepatitis A in that county.A food handler at the Taco Bell restaurant in Napoleon was discovered to be suffering from heptitis A More...

Napoleon Taco Bell Employee Diagnosed With Hepatitis A

After an employee at the Taco Bell in Napoleon was diagnosed with hepatitis A, things have been busy for the Henry County Health Department.  “It’s busy, but a good busy,” Joy Ermie, Director of Community Health for HCHD, said More...

New Citizens Welcomed

Sauder Village hosted the annual Fourth of July Naturalization Ceremony, in which over 70 men and women from foreign lands took the oath to become new citizens of the United States of America. Above: James R. More...

Trustees Approve Annexation Agreement

After weeks of negotiation, village of Archbold officials and the German Township Trustees have reached an annexation agreement.  The annexation involves properties on the south side of Archbold, near the former Oberhaus Enterprises museum build More...

 

News

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 16-20   MONDAY: creamed chipped beef, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, pears.  TUESDAY: chili w/beans, mexican-style rice, calico corn, tropical fruit.  WEDNESDAY: steamed franks or chicken breast, macaroni & cheese, More...

St. Rt. 66 Gets Microsurfaced

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Raises Approved For Pettisville Support Staff

The Pettisville School Board approved raises for the district support staff during a Tuesday, July 3 special meeting.  After meeting in executive session, the board returned to regular session and approved a 3% increase in base pay for support s More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 28   8:24 am: Gave advice, on station.  9:56 am: Verbal warning, riding bicycle in downtown business district.  11:11 am: Peace keep, 200 block E. Holland St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Tanya Harrison, Wauseon and David Harrison, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution.  Jason Roth, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Nicola Roth, Wauseon, defendant. More...

Public Meetings

School Board  Archbold Area School Board, Monday, July 16, 4:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. More...

Sports

Junior Acme Punches Ticket To State

Down 5-2 going into the seventh inning, Archbold scored five runs on two hits in the top of the seventh to defeat Wauseon 7-5, Friday, July 6, at Archbold, and win the District 2 Junior Acme baseball district championship.  More...

Acme Team Advances To District Tournament

After falling to the loser’s bracket with a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Tinora, the Archbold Acme baseball team defeated Pettisville 21-1 and then turned the tables on the Rams with a 14-1 victory to finish as runners-up in the District 2 Acme N More...

Opinion

Move The Line

The Archbold village corporation limits– the lines that demarcate what land is within the village limits– are not perfect. More...

How To Avoid Glenview’s Party-Hearty Embarrassment

Other Editors Say...

For those who work in government, spending taxpayer money should be an exercise in penny-pinching and caution. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 16, 2008   Brian Dunn, campaign manager for the Ohio Healthy Families Coalition, said last week he would like to know the name of the company that has decided not to move to Archbold.  More...