2007-11-28

Huffman Describes Local Kart Racing Scene



John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, remembers the first time he drove a go-kart. Speaking to the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce at the Monday, Nov. 19 noon luncheon, Huffman said it happened when he was five years old on a go-kart ride at the Williams County fairgrounds. The go-karts had platforms on the back, where the concession operator could […]

Archbold Police Log



Nov. 17 No reports. Nov. 18 3:37 pm: Traffic stop, vehicles blocking intersection, N. Defi- ance St. at Stryker St., advised drivers to move. Nov. 19 3:33 am: Attempted burglary, Toledo Edison substation. 2:30 pm: A mini-pickup truck, owned by Monte E. Howell, rural Bryan, and parked alongside a building at East Gardens, was struck by an unknown vehicle. 3:26 […]

Collegiate Connection



Kendra Stahl scored eight points in the Huntington (Ind.) University 73-53 victory over Siena Heights University, Saturday, Nov. 24. She was 2/6 from the field and 4/4 from the foul line. A 2004 Archbold High School graduate, Stahl is the daughter of Tim and Barb. The Foresters are 5-1 on the season.

Absentee Ballots Are Ready For Dec. 11 Special Election



Brett Kolb, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said Tuesday that absentee ballots are available for the Tuesday, Dec. 11, Fifth District special congressional election. Requests for absentee ballots must be made in writing to the Fulton County Board of Elections by noon, Saturday, Dec. 8. Forms for requesting absentee ballots are available at the board office in […]

Archbold EMS Log



M K Nov. 10 7:42 pm: Fairlawn Haven, ill, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Nov. 12 5:47 am: 100 block N. Pointe Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. 9 am: 25000 block US20A, medical, transported to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan. No time listed, ill subject on station, refused treatment. Nov. 13 5:25 am: 300 block South St., fall, transported […]

PHS Girls Win Two



The Pettisville High School girls basketball team won two home games last week, defeating Delta 50-30, Tuesday, Nov. 20, and Edon 65-44, Friday, Nov. 23, in the Buckeye Border Conference opener. Pettisville is 2-1, 1-0 in the BBC. PHS 50, Delta 30 Pettisville outscored Delta in all four quarters. The first quarter ended with PHS on top 10-8. The Birds […]

Wurth, Gombash, Fahrer Earn 4-H Alumni Awards



Three locals received Friend of 4-H and Outstanding 4-H Alumni awards for dedication and commitment to 4-H at the advisor recognition banquet, Thursday, Nov. 15. Friend of 4-H Chuck Wurth, Fayette, was named the 2007 Friend of 4-H. Wurth has been a mentor and role model for 7,500 Fulton County youth during 30 years at 4-H Camp Palmer. He designed […]

Archbold Fire Log



Nov. 17 10:37 pm: 3255 Co. Rd. 21, structure fire; property owner: Debra Allen; cause: cigarette ashes and butts started fire in plastic trashcan, setting cabinets on fire; damage: $40,000 to building, $10,000 to contents. Nov. 18 8:31 am: Embarq office, 110 Depot St., fire alarm, alarm malfunction. Nov. 20 9:02 am: Standby for Wauseon Fire Dept.

Settle Archbold School Contract Issue



The recent announcement that negotiations between the Archbold Area School Board and the Archbold Education Association have reached an impasse is disturbing. To think that university-trained educators and community leaders who are mindful of youth can’t come together on the issues of wages and benefits after months of negotiations is disappointing. It’s not the proper lesson to send students. School […]

Council Okays New Police Car



Rich Ford Lincoln Mercury, Archbold, was the lowest quote for a new police patrol car for the Village of Archbold. Council approved the purchase of a Ford Crown Victoria patrol car at the Monday night, Nov. 19 meeting. The Ford dealership offered to sell the car to the village for $22,625. Terry Henricks Chrysler- Dodge-Jeep, Archbold, submitted quotes for two […]


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