Driver Treated, Released March 9

Seung Cheul Kim, 35, Northbrook, Ill., was treated and released at the Archbold Hospital after the truck he was driving crashed on St. Rt. 66 at the curves south of Zone about 5:47 am, Tuesday, March 9. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Kim, driving a truck owned by Jin Han International, Round Lake Beach, Ill., was traveling north […]

School Consolidation Threatens Towns

A group of think-tank policy wonks from Washington D.C. and Columbus want to threaten the very special educational environment of small schools. The thinkers believe big schools save money. There’s magic in small schools such as Archbold, Pettisville, Fayette, Stryker, and hundreds of others. If not for magic, how else can small schools graduate outstanding young men and women every […]

Rosella F. Buehrer

Rosella F. Buehrer left her rural Stryker home to be with her Lord early March 20, 2010, following a brief illness.  She was born in West Unity, Ohio on Sept. 9, 1932, the daughter of the late Waldo and the late Florence (Johnson) Nafziger.  On Sept. 9, 1951, she married Eldred Buehrer, who survives. She was the proud mother of […]

Police Arrest Man For Court Order Violation

Archbold police officers arrested Enrique Galvan, 49, Archbold, about 5 pm, Friday, March 12, for violation of a protection order issued by Western District Court. The Archbold police report states officers were called to 407 Middle Street, Galvan’s home address, for a possible misuse of the 911 emergency phone number. When officers arrived at the address, they discovered Galvan there. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 15, 2000 Senate Bill 55, the sweeping bill that changed much of the way Ohio educates its children, was “the best thing to happen to public education in the State of Ohio in a long time,” said Ken Cline, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District. Art in many forms, from music to quilts to […]

Dorothy G. Carter

Dorothy G. Carter, age 93, of Archbold, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  Prior to her retirement in 1987 she had worked at Lauber Manufacturing in Archbold for many years. Dorothy was born in Fulton County on Oct. 17, 1916, the daughter of the late Ralph and the late Helen (Scott) Burkholder. In […]

Mailbox Damaged

C. Caleb Jones, 102 Schlatter St., reported a mailbox he shares with 1101 South Defi ance Street was damaged sometime between 2:30 am and 8:25 am, Sunday, March 7. The four-inch-square post the mailbox was mounted upon was broken off, with debris spread to the east. Total damage was estimated at $100.

Regulate Signs

More and more temporary signs are popping up all over town. It’s not attractive to visitors and gives a low impression of the community. It doesn’t take much to tarnish the natural beauty of Archbold. The entire village can become tacky-looking and appear like a year-around garage sale. Signs can be good, but they are not everlasting business builders. Customer […]

2010-03-17 E-Edition

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Glenn C. Badenhop, Archbold, speeding, 50-35, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $47, $80. Douglas L. Betts, Bowling Green, speeding, 55-35, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $100, $80. Craig P. Cathcart, Wauseon, disobeyed traffic […]