Library Board Expecting Decreased Funding For ’09

Joyce Klingelsmith, director of the Archbold Community Library, told members of the library board at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 14, that with a decrease in state revenue, the library could lose $30,508. Klingelsmith said in Ohio, libraries receive 2.22% of the State of Ohio’s total general revenue tax receipts each month. She said libraries across Ohio were told […]

Three Persons Treated After Collision With Refuse Truck

Three persons were treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center, following a 8:56 am, Wednesday, Jan. 7, collision with a garbage truck driven by Clifford E. Patterson, 50, rural Archbold. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Patterson was driving the truck, owned by Archbold Refuse Service, Archbold. The vehicle was stopped in the 9000 block of Co. […]

State-Ranked Teams Battle

Above: Alyssa Schaub eyes the basket and gives Archbold a 12- 7 lead in the first period against Pettisville, Saturday, Jan. 17. At left: Brian Ziegler, AHS first-year head coach, gives instructions to Abbey Graber. The Streaks, tied for 20th in the Associated Press Division III state rankings, handed the Div. IV fifth-ranked Birds their first loss of the season, […]

School Board Okays Calendar

Students will start school on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, and finish the 2009-10 school year on Thursday, May 27, 2010. That’s just some of the important dates in the 2009-10 Archbold Area School District calendar, approved by the district school board Monday, Jan. 12. The year starts with teacher work days on Aug. 20-21. Students will be out for Labor […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Jan. 22, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Thursday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and […]

Blue Streak JV Girls Raise Record To 11-3

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team had three games over Christmas break. The Streaks traveled to Evergreen, Friday, Dec. 19. In a lowscoring game, the Streaks held on to win 25-20. Nicole Hurst led the way with nine points. Alicia Drewes had six; Chelsea Goebel, Carley Wyse, Sarah Wyse, Tori Williams and Abby Short each had two. Hurst dominated […]

Real Estate Tax Bills Coming

The deadline for real estate tax bills for the first half of 2008 has been extended to Friday, Feb. 13, by Bev Schlosser, Fulton County treasurer. The tax statements were mailed by the Fulton County Treasurer office on Jan. 9, but most did not arrive at local post offices until Jan. 16. Taxes paid after the due date will accrue […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Sharon Sue Robart, Deltona, Fla., speeding, 75-55, US20A, $77, $67. Lindsay Whitman Drewes, Bryan, speeding, 51-35, Ottokee St., Wauseon, $47, $67. Michael A. Hemphill, Toledo, speeding, 63-35, Glennwood St., $102, […]

Jr. High Sports Digest

Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Ten players scored for the Archbold eighth grade boys basketball team as the Blue Streaks beat Fairview 51-32, Tuesday, Jan. 13. Zeb Frank poured in 20 points, including three treys, to lead the offense. The team is 6-1 and hosts Montpelier, Thursday, Jan. 22. The Patrick Henry game has been rescheduled at PH for Saturday, […]

School Board Meets In Three-Hour Secret Session

Members of the Archbold Area School Board met in executive session for about three and a half hours during at their Monday night, Jan. 12, meeting. Stated reason for the secret meeting was to discuss compensation, appointment, promotion, or demotion of public employees, as well as pending legal issues. David Deskins, district superintendent, declined to elaborate on what was discussed […]