Opinion

Should Parents Get A Text When Kids Are Pulled Over?

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Michigan sheriffs have a program in place to tell parents, by text or email, when their children under age 21 are pulled over in a traffic stop by the police. It’s a novel idea that is generating a lot of interest and should be something Ohio police should consider. The program, designed to reduce the number of young drivers involved […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Citing uncertainties in the state budgeting process for schools, the Archbold Area School Board decided to again withhold action on adjustments to administrator salaries. It is the third time school board deferred the decision. Scott Miller said the board is waiting to see the eventual outcome of negotiations over the state’s $54 billion, […]

Public Servants Needed

Have you ever had a desire to do something for the community that has done well by you? Do you have talents, skills, or abilities that you would like to use to help others? Are you looking for a challenge that requires dedication, responsibility, and no small amount of common sense? Then, perhaps, you are being called to run for […]

Old Photo Corner

A large crowd gathered to watch as youngsters show their steers during a judging event at Lugbill Brothers, Inc., in this photo taken sometime during the early 1950s. Note that at the time, there was practically no development surrounding the auction barn. The barn was located on the southeast corner of the intersection of South Defiance Street and East Lugbill […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Next week, Whitney Fricke will compete for the Miss Ohio crown at Mansfield. She will represent Cuyahoga County, where she competed in open competition. There still are last-minute adjustments, but Templo Cristiano-Assembly of God is all set for three days of special celebration in its new home, said Misael Rodriguez, pastor. The church, […]

Honoring Our Veterans

Americans have been urged to honor our veterans for many years now. While they certainly deserve honor, how, exactly, does the typical American do that? Roy Poor, an Ohio Air National Guard major and fighter pilot, shared suggestions from a fellow OANG officer and pilot, Elliot England. England said the best way to honor veterans is to live by the […]

When The Free Press Is Attacked, All Amercians Are Victims Of The Assault

Dropping a few spots on a list of 180 might not sound like much of a cause for alarm. But when Reporters Without Borders downgraded the United States from No. 45 to No. 48 recently on its annual World Press Freedom Index, it had deeply troubling implications for our democracy. In downgrading the U.S., the organization cited President Donald Trump’s […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 3, 2009 It was just shy of a year that information broke there were big problems in billing at the Fulton County Emergency Medical Service. The situation was so bad, county commissioners fired Bob Hartman, county emergency director. Jared Leininger, AHS ‘09, will attend the United States Air Force Academy. After four years of study, […]


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