2007-08-15

German Twp. Trustees Approve Road Repairs



German Township Trustees will accept road repairs in the Burlington-Elmira area, following last year’s sanitary sewer project. The trustees met Monday, Aug. 13, with Tom Lingvai, of Lingvai Excavating, Bryan, project contractor, and the Fulton County Commissioners. The meeting included a walkthrough of the roads in Burlington. Lingvai said workers will reseal some cracks. Dean Genter, Fulton County commissioner president, […]

Crime Stopper



The Fulton County Crime Stopper Program is asking help in solving the theft of a golf cart. The cart, 2003 model, green with tan top, was taken from a campground in the 12000 block of Co. Rd. 13, in the Wauseon area. Valued at $1,900, it was reported stolen July 20. Informants can call 1-800- 255-1122. Calls are confidential and […]

Short Fourth In Mini-Sprint



Graeme Short, 10, Archbold, was fourth in mini-sprint action at Jackson, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 11. Running in the 250 cubic-centimeter restricted class, Short was the fourth-fastest qualifier. He was fourth in the heat race, and fourth in the feature.- information provided by Chris Short, written by David Pugh

Buehrer Farms Wins Bid To Farm Village Property



Rodney Buehrer, Buehrer Farms, rural Stryker, is the apparent top bidder to farm 189 acres of village-owned property located northwest of the East Lutz Road-Clyde’s Way intersection. Buehrer said if he were the winning bidder, he would pay the village $24,796.80, or about $131.20 per acre, to farm the property. He topped the second place bid of Michael T. Beck, […]

Investigate Boat Ramp Vandalism



Archbold Police officers are investigating a vandalism of the village boat ramp at the reservoir. Someone drove through a plastic chain, and over a wooden fence post, then drove through the yard near the ramp. Trash was scattered through the lawn and parking lot. Water Treatment Plant workers said the vandalism was done between 9 pm Aug. 9 and 7:30 […]

Beck On Winning Federation Team



Eric Beck, Archbold, was a member of Young Guns, the team that won the David Betts Federation Baseball League championship Sunday, Aug. 12. The Young Guns defeated the Rebels 15-5 in the final game. The league was renamed the David Betts Federation League in honor of the players from Bluffton College, who were killed in a March 2 bus crash […]

Face Painting Fun



Alex Hurst, 12, Archbold, holds himself as still as possible, while Jill Kopnesky, a Hospice of Fulton and Williams County volunteer, carefully paints a dolphin on his face. Several children had designs painted on themselves during the annual Beef For Hospice fundraiser, held Friday, Aug. 10 at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Rebeau Hall. The Fulton County Cattle Feeders put […]

Couple Celebrates Silver Anniversary



David and Tracy Knisely were married Aug. 14, 1982, by Charles Zimmerman, pastor, in the Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church. They are the parents of three children, Michelle, Kristoffer, and Katie. The couple is planning a trip to Biltmore in Asheville, N. C. to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

So Many Trophies…



Members of Archbold’s 14-and-under Gold girls softball team show the trophies they earned by defeating Patrick Henry, to win the upper division championship, Sunday, July 22. The victory ended a tournament lasting all weekend at their home field. Players are, front, from left: Morgan Cody, Kelsey Moshier, Abby Short, Alyssa Schaub, Trisha King, and Courtney Day. Back: Brittany Wyse, Amy […]

Library To Offer Free Media Downloading Service



Archbold Community Library will offer a free digital media downloading service starting Saturday, Sept. 1, said Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, at the Monday, Aug. 13, board meeting. The Ohio e-Book Project allows library patrons to download digital books, audiobooks, music, and videos onto home computers. Since digital rights laws permit just one person to download a specific file at a […]


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