2009-01-21

Council Okays 4.18% Garbage Contract Hike



Archbold village councilmen approved a 4.18% hike in the cost of residential garbage collection during its Monday, Jan. 19 meeting. The increase in the village refuse removal contract won’t be passed on to homeowners at this time, but council could review the charges at a later date. The Village of Archbold provides refuse collection services to homeowners. A charge of […]

Archbold Police Log



Jan. 11 no reports. Jan. 12 12:53 pm: A parked United Parcel Service delivery truck was parked in the alley on the east side of the 200 block of N. Defiance St., about 30 feet south of E. Holland St. An unknown vehicle struck the parked delivery truck, then left the scene. Jan. 13 9:28 am: Vandalism report, Archbold Parks […]

Streaks Raise NWOAL Record To 4-0 With Win Over Montpelier



Archbold jumped out to a 16- 6 first-quarter advantage on its way to a 53-20 Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball victory over Montpelier, Friday, Jan. 16, in The Thunderdome. The Streaks raised their record to 10-3, 4-0 NWOAL. The Locos dropped to 7-5, 1-2 NWOAL. “We did a nice job setting the tone with our defense and rebounding,” said […]

Recipe Corner

Citrus Salad With Mint Sugar

6 navel oranges 2 white grapefruits 2 pink grapefruits 1 pomegranate 1.2 cup packed fresh mint leaves 1.3 cup sugar Remove ends of citrus fruit with a sharp knife so fruit will sit flat on a cutting board. Using the knife, cut away the peel from the fruit, making sure to remove the white pith as well, until only the […]

Arend: Get Local Companies Out Of Auto Supply Business



Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, said Fulton County industries need to get out of the automobile business. Many county manufacturing firms supply domestic and foreign carmakers. Many have suffered with the downturn in auto sales. At least one Archbold auto supplier has closed, and a second will close soon. Speaking to members of the Archbold village council, Monday […]

Indicted On Sex Charges

Grand Jury Indicts Former Wauseon School Custodian

Kent D. Reichert, 60, Wauseon, a former custodian at Leggett Street Primary School, Wauseon, has been indicted for alleged sex crimes by the Fulton County Grand Jury. A press release from Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, states Reichert was indicted "on one count of rape and one count of gross sexual imposition." 2000 "It is alleged that between […]

Jr. High Sports Digest



Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball The Archbold seventh grade girls basketball team entertained Fairview, Tuesday, Jan. 13. The Streaks led 13-2 after one quarter and increased the lead to 19-6 at halftime. In the third quarter the girls used their half-court trap defense to cause many Apache turnovers, and increased the lead to 33-6. AMS cruised to a 45-9 final […]

2009-01-21 E-Edition

Morton: Some Choose Not To Shovel Sidewalks



Archbold Village Council members talked, but came to no conclusions, about requiring people to shovel snow from village sidewalks. Kevin Morton, councilman, brought up the topic, saying there are homeowners who can but “choose not to” shovel the snow from the sidewalks in front of their homes. Morton said Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks and Recreation director, told him snow was […]

Woman Indicted For Passing Bad Checks



Kiki Lorann, 32, Toledo, was indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on one count each of theft and passing a bad check to an Archbold business. The grand jury handed down indictments against Lorann and others during a meeting, Monday, Jan. 12. Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Lorann allegedly stole $1,700 in cash on May 27, […]


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