Library Board Conducts Closed Meeting To Review Clerk/Treasurer Candidates

With all members present at its Monday evening meeting, Oct. 15, the Archbold Library Board considered applications for a library clerk-treasurer position. Jed Grisez, board president, said the board received “a number of applications” for the position. The applications were reviewed in executive session, a closed private meeting. Ohio law allows a public board to go into a closed meeting […]

Archbold Fire Log

Sept. 28 11:35 am: Field fire, Co. Rd. D between Co. Rds. 24 and 25, property owner: Roger Stuckey, rural Archbold; no damage; sparks from brush fire started fire in wheat stubble; 500 gallons of water used. 8:27 pm: Stood by for Wauseon Fire department while WFD was at Pettisville Grain. Oct. 6 8:30 pm: Fire call, 102 E. Beech […]

Blue Streak Soccer Goes Undefeated In Regular Season

The Archbold varsity soccer team finished its regular season with an undefeated 13-0-3 record after demolishing Toledo Waite 7-0, Tuesday, Oct. 9. Kelsey Moshier had a hat trick with the help of her teammates. Alicia Drewes scored two goals. Bri Wyse added another for a 6-0 lead. Autumn Lantz chipped in the final goal for the 7-0 victory. “Our team’s […]

Gary, Ind. Fines Drivers Using Hand Phones

Drivers in Gary, Ind. who insist on using hand-held cell phones soon will pay fines when stopped by police. Recently, Gary City Council approved an ordinance that bans cell phone use unless a caller is using a hands-free device or is making a 911 emergency call. Gary council approved a fine of $20 for the first offense and $50 for […]

Absentee Ballots Ready For Fall General Election

Absentee ballots for the fall General Election, Tuesday, Nov. 6, and the special Fifth District United States House of Representatives election, Tuesday, Dec. 11, are now available from county election board offices. Candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties seeking Fifth District United States House of Representatives seat are on the Nov. 6 ballot. The position was held by […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 12 […]

AHS Wins 19th NWOAL Volleyball Title

A volleyball match that many expected to be a five-game barnburner instead turned out to be a three-game runaway for Archbold as the Streaks (21-1) dominated Evergreen (16-3) 25- 12, 25-14, 25-20, Thursday, Oct. 11 in the Thunderdome. Archbold won its 19th Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship and its first since 2003, when it shared the title with the Vikings. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997 Angie Avers recently cast a ballot in a series of votes that set ecumenical trends in motion for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Rhonda Burris didn’t care for the way she was treated by a school official recently when she asked for a bus stop. “I felt put off and unimportant,” Burris […]

NSCC Professional Staff Gets 10.85% Over Four Years

Teachers and other professional staff members represented by the Northwest State Community College Education Association will get base-pay raises totaling 10.85% over four years, plus a one-time cash payment of $1,250 in their new contract, signed Tuesday, Oct. 16. In a press release, NSCC officials said the education association members ratified the contract by an overwhelming vote Wednesday and Thursday, […]

Truck Misses St. Rt. 66 Curves

Kassim A. Haji, 33, Anaheim, Calif., was involved in a vehicle mishap Monday, Oct. 8, when the semi he was driving missed the curves on St. Rt. 66 south of Zone. The Fulton County Sheriff Report states Haji was driving south on the highway, and failed to negotiate the curves. The truck went off the south side of the road, […]