Mediator To Assist In Archbold School District Contract Talks

The Archbold Area School Board and the Archbold Education Association, which represents district teachers in labor negotiations, said they will put their issues before a mediator. The two sides have been negotiating a wage reopener in their master agreement since early last year. “Because of the interest by both parties to allow for a careful and thoughtful decision, it has […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township trustees, 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 & 66, north of Archbold. Zoning Appeals German Township Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 & 66, north of Archbold. Variance request. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 12-noon, Quadco […]

Mary Short Award Goes To Ed Mooney

Ed Mooney, Continental, will receive the Mary Short Memorial Award from Archbold Community Theatre, Monday, Oct. 8, 2007. The award is presented during the annual meeting at Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Mooney became involved in ACT several years ago when his son, Ryan, was one of the brothers in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”. He volunteered to usher. […]

PHS Volleyball Beats Fayette, Falls To Delta

The Pettisville volleyball team raised its Buckeye Border Conference record to 2-0 with a 25-11, 25-14, 25-23 victory at Fayette, Thursday, Sept. 13. The Birds lost to Delta in a non-league match 11-25, 18-25, 22-25, Monday, Sept. 10. PHS is 3-5 on the season. PHS Def. Fayette 25-11, 25-14, 25-23 The Birds were 68/72 in serving and 60/71 in attacks […]

Kent Roth Leads United Way

Goal For 2007 Campaign: $340,000

Thirty-three agencies, one more than last year, are included in the 2007 Fulton County United Way. The goal this year, $340,000, is the same as 2006. Kent Roth, Archbold, continues to serve as UW Board of Director president. There is one new agency, the Community Care Program. It provides assistance to families struggling from a major illness. Also new to […]

Crash On Defiance Street Injures Two Local Persons

Marlin S. Nafziger, 80, and Arlene R. Nafziger, 79, both of the same Archbold address, were treated and released from Archbold Hospital after a twocar crash on South Defiance Street Monday, Sept. 17. The Archbold Police Department report said the crash occurred about 2:37 pm. The report states the Nafziger auto, driven by Arlene Nafziger, with Marlin as a passenger, […]

Weaver Receives Ohio State Fair Trophy Aug. 10

Competing in a non-livestock project, Ella, daughter of Mike and D’Ann Weaver, rural Archbold, received a first place clock trophy in the self-determined natural resources category, at the Ohio State Fair, Columbus, Aug. 10. Weaver was awarded for her outstanding competency during the Natural Resource Day. Participants are recognized as Outstanding of the Day if they placed in the top […]

Archbold Youth Soccer Club

U14 Girls The Swanton Strikers came to Spengler Field, Tuesday, Sept. 11, for a U14 game under the lights with the Archbold Soccer Club. Jesse Fidler scored three quick goals, and Carley Wyse added another to make the score 4-0 at halftime. The scoring continued in the second half with Fidler, Becca Gerig, Lauren Kindinger, Mindy Rupp and Ruthie Beck […]

Library Clerk-Treasurer To Retire After 14 Years

Marilyn Freytag, clerk treasurer of the Archbold Community Library, will retire, Nov. 30, 2007. She has been with the library 14 years. Freytag’s resignation was accepted by board members at the Monday evening, Sept. 17 meeting. During the 40-minute special meeting, board members discussed the position with Freytag and how to advertise for a replacement. Freytag said anyone who applies […]

Paintball Sniper Charged Sat.

A man who was allegedly shooting a paintball gun from the window of his second-story apartment, has been charged with criminal damaging, Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief said Monday. Schmidt said Chad A. Newman, 24, of 101 1/2 Pleasant Street, was allegedly shooting a paintball gun out his window, at buildings and passing trains. Schmidt said Tyler J. Wyse, 24, […]