Kendra Stahl New Health, PE Teacher At Pettisville

The Pettisville Local School District Board hired Kendra Stahl as a new health and physical education teacher. The action came at the Monday night, July 13, board meeting. Stahl is a graduate of Archbold High School and Huntington (Ind.) University. She played basketball and softball at Huntington, and served as team captain of both sports her junior and senior years. […]

Woman Sentenced On Forgery Charges

Stacy Lichtenwald, 30, Archbold, was sentenced to two years of community control, after she was convicted of forgery in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Scott A. Haselman, county prosecuting attorney, said Lichtenwald forged a prescription on March 19. James E. Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, reserved a seven-month prison sentence for Lichtenwald at the Ohio Reformatory for Women, […]

Government Punishes Sauder Woodworking, WHY?

For decades, the Sauder Woodworking Company, founded by Erie Sauder and operated by the Sauder family, has been a pillar of Archbold and the surrounding area. No company is a better example of supporting its community than Sauder Woodworking. The Sauder family of companies has provided jobs to people who need them, offered assistance to employees who have faltered, and […]

Archbold Is Alive With “The Sound Of Music”

Archbold Is Alive With "The Sound Of Music" Actors young and old make up the members of the Von Trapp Family, the central characters of the musical, "The Sound of Music." Archbold Community Theatre presents the musical starting Friday night. Front row, from left: Claire McMaster and Steve Van Sickle. Second row: Nicholas Richer, Jensi Shaw, Anna Woolace, and Savannah […]

Man Sentenced On Sex Charge

A man was sentenced on a sex-related charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, July 8. Sentenced was: •Kent D. Reichert, 60, Wauseon; found guilty of sexual imposition; between March and June 2000, engaged in sexual contact with another who was not his spouse; sentenced to 60 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio; sentence suspended; fined […]

Pay To Steal?

So, the Corrections Commission of Ohio wants to charge inmates about $68 a day, plus a $100 booking fee. If someone steals a pack of cigarettes, or writes a bad check for a pizza, what makes you think they’re going to come up with $68 a day, plus the $100 booking fee? If inmates had that kind of money, wouldn’t […]

CCNO To Charge Inmates For Stay

You can’t go to jail for free. The Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio voted to begin charging Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio inmates $67.77 per day, plus a $100 booking fee, at its Wednesday, June 24 meeting. The Commission entered into a three-year contract with Intellitech, Poland, Ohio, to operate the “pay-for-stay” system. Intellitech employees will be based at CCNO. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Marie Nehls, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Tarry Nehls, Wauseon, defendant. Domestic violence. Denise Mohring, Archbold, and Derek Mohring, Napoleon, petitioners. Dissolution, Jacqulynne Newberry, Fayette, plaintiff vs. Richard Newberry, Ft Campbell, Ky., defendant. Domestic violence. Wells Fargo Bank, Ft Mill, S.C., plaintiff vs. Timothy Silcox, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Huntington National Bank, Toledo, plaintiff vs. Kimco USA, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. […]

Slot Machines Not The Answer

Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, has apparently made a deal with the devil, turning to slot machines to balance the Ohio budget. One can feel for Strickland . A relatively new governor found himself watching state revenue collapse, while state agencies and others cried for their checks. He had to do something. Every budget cut produced an agonizing squeal, and a […]

Nolan Parkway Extension Project Ahead of Schedule

Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, reports the Nolan Parkway extension project in the Archbold Industrial Park is ahead of schedule. Anderzack-Pitzen, Metamora, the contractor, is extending Nolan Parkway from the west end, near the Napoleon Lynx building, 3,000 feet to the west, where it will tie into Co. Rd. 24. Seaman said construction started in mid-June, with crews removing topsoil […]