2007-08-22

Teacher Negotiations Restart



Negotiations between the Archbold Area School Board and the Archbold Education Association are to resume in early September. That’s what David Yoder, school board president, said at the board meeting Monday night, Aug. 20. The board met in executive session for about two hours. No action resulted. While the stated reason for the meeting was personnel matters, Yoder said prior […]

Western Dist. Court News



Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed and the second is legal speed. Traffic Mark Wortham, Toledo, speeding, 50- 35, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $47 fine, $54 cost. Paul J. Walker, rural Wauseon, speeding, 81-55, Co. Rd. C, $102, $54. Cord T. Miller, rural Wauseon, failure to control motor vehicle, Co. Rd. 21, […]

Bike Rodeo Set For Sat., Sept. 1



A free bike rodeo for children will be 12-noon, Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Archbold Police Department, 405 E. Lutz Rd. Bring a bicycle, rollerblades, scooter, or something similar to receive a helmet provided by the Ohio Brain Injury Advisory Committee. Helmets are limited. ——

Ag Hall Of Fame Inductees Include Teacher, Pilot



The four men inducted into the Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame for 2007 include a teacher, pilot, past Soil & Water Conservation president, and a man active in Delta civic organizations. Posthumously inducted Monday night, Aug. 20, was D. R. Purkey, former vocational agriculture teacher. Purkey, known as Purk, taught vocational agriculture for 11 years at Wauseon High School, […]

Rain Causes Fire



Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said rainwater got into the electrical system of a construction tractor, causing a fire which was reported about 9:44 am, Monday, Aug. 20. The machine, owned by Morton Buildings, Morton, Ill., was parked at a construction site on Short-Buehrer Road. Firefighters used dry chemical extinguishers to put out the flames. Damage was estimated at […]

Herschberger Wins Feature In Karts



Tyler Herschberger, 12, Archbold, proved he can still wheel a kart, winning the senior econo class feature at the Jackson, Mich. concrete oval, Friday, Aug. 17. He qualified second fastest, and was second to Danielle Frey, Pettisville, in his heat race. She set the fast time in the class, and won the senior econo heat. Jeremy Mann 11, Archbold, won […]

Contractor Cuts Cable, Knocks Out Area Power



Toledo Edison officials are investigating what went wrong to allow a backhoe to cut into a 12,500-volt underground power cable about 12:45 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 15. Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said workers from Brooks Contracting, Perrysburg, cut into an underground power cable, which they thought was an abandoned waterline, just north of the intersection of North Lincoln and West […]

One Assault Charge Filed After Alleged Incident



A single charge of assault was filed against Wendell S. Nofziger, 47, rural Archbold, following an alleged incident at an Archbold residence. Archbold Police were called to the Archbold Hospital Emergency Room, Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7:33 pm, where they met with Kevin N. Short, 45, 1204 Lindau St. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said Short told officers Nofziger went […]

Archbold Boys U-10 Soccer Finishes Third In Tourney



The Archbold Boys U-10 soccer team placed third in the 2007 Northwest Ohio Festival Soccer Tournament in Toledo, Friday, Aug. 10-Sunday, Aug. 12. In the first game, Jack Fisher, Kyle Kinsey, Seth Mayer, AJ Short, Alex Short, Alex Weaver, Michael Weigand, Curtis Wooley, and guest U-9 player Ian Radabaugh travelled to Sylvania Pacesetter Park, where Perrysburg won 9-1. Weigand scored […]

It’s Back: West Nile Virus Found In Lucas County



West Nile Virus is back, having been discovered in neighboring Lucas County. Michael Oricko, Fulton County health commissioner, said Monday, Lucas County officials reported that two dead birds and five mosquito pools tested positive. A human case was reported in Butler County, on the Ohio- Indiana border between Dayton and Cincinnati. In a press release, Oricko said West Nile Virus, […]


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