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Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Carma Grime, Archbold zoning inspector, issued 27 warning letters to property owners Jan. 1-May 21. The information was released after this newspaper requested c… Sorry! This content is only available to paid subscribers at this time. Please login below, or consider purchasing a subscription today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

They Shall Not Be Forgotten

When a soldier, sailor, airman, Marine, or Coast Guardsman puts on the uniform and defends his country, he does not defend just himself; he defends thousands of those who can’t pick up a rifle or man a post and do it themselves. When men or women die in the service of their country, protecting our rich heritage and freedoms, it […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 26, 2010 The AHS Class of 2010 was a class of firsts: the first class that, as kindergarteners, attended the new elementary school; the first to complete all four years of high school under principal Tim Meister; and possibly the first to destroy a $1000 computer. Plus, when they were freshman, the new football stadium […]

Coronavirus Deaths Are Unacceptable

There are those who argue that the number of deaths of COVID-19 is so statistically insignificant, it’s foolish to shut down the state and the national economy. The following statistics were taken from a brief Internet research. Some numbers have been rounded; where available, years have been included. As of Mother’s Day, May 10, the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Boys soccer was approved as a sanctioned sport by the Archbold School Board at its Monday, May 17, meeting. The vote was 4-0 ,with Phil Nofziger abstaining. Voters in the Archbold School District may be asked to renew a $1.1-million emergency property tax levy. In order to receive an uninterrupted flow of money […]

Kudos To The Pettisville Four

There is doing your job, and there is going above and beyond. Four Pettisville first grade and kindergarten teachers– Lisa Aeschliman, Lynne Hoffmire, Lexie King, and Amy Leppelmeier– went above and beyond. Teachers are working hard enough trying to continue the education of their students despite the isolation imposed by the Coronavirus. Technology is marvelous, but it can’t take the […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 12, 2010 A total of six inches of rain fell on the Archbold area last month, making it the wettest April in the past five years. Greg LaBarge, Fulton County agriculture extension agent, said farmers “got a period between April 19 and 24 when they got a lot of corn planted.” The Archbold and Ridgeville […]

Companies With Thousands Of Employees Are Not Small Businesses

Ruth’s Chris Steak House got one. So did Shake Shack. And Potbelly Corporation, which runs Potbelly Sandwich Shops. What did they get? Paycheck Protection Program loans. The PPP program provides twoyear, low-interest forgivable loans of up to $10 million to small businesses to cover eight weeks of payroll through the COVID-19 emergency. Companies could borrow up to 2 1/2 times […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 5, 2010 Perry Rupp, rural Wauseon, was the winner of the Republican primary race for Fulton County Commissioner, and voters in the Pettisville Local School District approved renewing a 3.5-mill permanent improvement levy as a continuing tax. Those are two results of the Tuesday, May 4 primary, in which about 18.7% of eligible county voters […]

Voting Has Changed, But Still Vital

In these days of the Coronavirus, many things have changed. But your vote is still vital to the successful operation of democracy. While there are polls and surveys and the like, only a vote, cast in an election, counts as your voice in government. Primary Day in Ohio was moved from Tuesday, March 17, to Tuesday, April 28. If you […]


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