Council Purchases Pickup

Archbold Village Council approved buying a new Ford pickup truck for the water department at the Monday night, March 2, meeting. Three of Archbold’s four auto dealers tendered bids to sell the village a truck. Rich Ford-Lincoln-Mercury was the low bidder: $24,207. Terry Henricks Chrysler- Dodge-Jeep bid $27,344.68, which was $3,137.68, or about 13%, higher than the Ford. Christy Motor […]

Vehicles Egged; Woman Reports Possible Scam

Two Archbold residents reported vehicles were vandalized with eggs recently. April Jennings, 201 Farmington Rd., told officers on Sunday, March 1, she discovered her auto was hit by an egg sometime between Feb. 27 and March 1. There was no damage. Claude C. Telles, 100 Depot St., told officers on March 3 his mini-pickup was egged sometime between Feb. 27 […]

Archbold Wins Fifth Grade Tournament


Fulton Co. Health Center March 3: Jenna Burgoon, Wauseon, boy. March 9: Coreen Walter, Delta, boy. March 10: Trena and Brian Huffman, Archbold, girl. March 11: Amber Nofziger, Wauseon, boy.

Village Fares Well During Heavy Rains; Some Area Roads Flood

There were reports of some flooded basements in Archbold, but Bob Seaman, village engineer, said overall, village offi- cials received few complaints. Jason Martz, village street commissioner, said his crews placed a few high water signs around the village, but didn’t close any streets. However, German Township, the Fulton County Highway Garage, and the Ohio Department of Transportation closed roadways. […]

Archbold Firm Is Scam Subject

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said Arrow Tru-Line, Archbold, is the subject of a possible scam. A representative of the firm told police Wednesday, March 4, that someone is attempting to use information from one of their bank accounts to pass fraudulent checks. The incident allegedly occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Schmidt said there have been previous attempts at the […]

Ottawa Hills Tops Streaks In District Semi

The Ottawa Hills Green Bears (20-2) were too much for Archbold (13-10) when the two clashed, Thursday, March 12, in the Division III district semifi nal at the Grand Canyon in Napoleon. Behind the double-digit scoring of Eliot Browarsky and Phillip Beans, the Bears recorded a 53-44 victory. The win advanced them to the Saturday, March 14, district championship, where […]

Christenson Is March Resident Of The Month

Robert “Bob” Christenson is the March Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. He was born on March 2, 1926, to Lawrence and Vera (Nichols) Christenson, two miles north of Lyons. He had two older siblings, Ida and Leslie; Ida is deceased and Leslie lives in Fayette. Bob attended a one-room school, and graduated from Lyons High […]

School Board Holds Closed- Door Session

The Archbold Area School Board held an executive session that lasted almost two hours during the Monday night, March 16, meeting. Stated purpose for the behind closed-doors session was to discuss staff evaluations and compensation of public employees. No action resulted from the secret session.

Autos, Deer Collide

There were two incidents of autos colliding with deer in the area earlier this month, Fulton County Sheriff Department reports said. Robert D. Sperling, 48, Stryker, was driving a car west on Co. Rd. E about 10:54 pm, Wednesday, March 4, and hit a deer about two-tenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 25. Cory A. Eisel, 27, West […]

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