Six School Officials Get 1.5% Pay Increases

Newest School Board Members Vote Against Raises

On a 4-2 vote, the Archbold Area School Board agreed to grant 1.5% pay hikes to six Archbold Area School District administrators. In the rare split vote, Jon Lugbill and Phil Nofziger, the district’s two newest board members, voted against the raises at the Monday night, July 19, board meeting. “We have very, very good administrators, and I appreciate their […]

Letter To The Editor

I do not know if Representative Wachtmann is practicing partisan politics or not, but I was very happy to see that he is exposing the Ohio construction bidding process. The majority of the people in Ohio have never belonged to a union; yet, for construction projects that are funded with our tax money anyone working on-site is forced to pay […]


Paid Announcement

Thank you! On June 20 we were at Sauder Village for the Tractor Show. My wife has an electric mobility scooter she uses because she cannot walk long distances. She had an accident with her scooter. She went backwards down some steps and the scooter ended up on top of her. Immediately there was help on the scene. One man […]

2010-07-21 E-Edition

Football Stadium Light Poles To Come Down

The four 100-foot-tall light poles at the Archbold High School football stadium cannot be certified as safe and must be taken down, said David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent. Speaking to the district school board at its Monday, July 19 meeting, Deskins said the galvanized steel poles, which can weigh up to four tons each, were ultrasonically tested by […]

Short, Dale To Wed In Defiance

Estherlynn Short, Archbold, and Chad A. Dale, Napoleon, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sam and Janna, Archbold. A 2003 Archbold High School graduate, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education in 2006 and a Master of Arts degree in education in 2009 from Bowling Green State University. She is […]


Paid Announcement In Loving Memory of Jerry Reynolds (J.R.) who was called home 2 years ago on July 27 1951-2008 Little did we know that morning God was going to call your name. You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide. And though we cannot see you, you are always by our side. Our family chain is […]

2010 Carp Festival Fun

Couple Planning July 31 Wedding

Jesse and Lydia Torres, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica, to Giezi Hernandez, son of Gonzalo and Idalia, Wauseon. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Archbold High School. She earned an Associate of Allied Health degree from Davis College in 2010. She works at the Fulton County Health Department and Archbold SuperValu Foods. Her […]

Perkins Wins Archbold Run For The Lights

Justin Perkins, Bryan, ran to victory in the annual Run for the Lights 5K race in Archbold, Saturday morning, July 17. He finished in 15 minutes, 57.9 seconds. Darin King, who won the race the past three years, finished second in 16:15.5. Brian Grime, Archbold, was third in 16:37.2. Amber Willeman, Napoleon, was the first female to cross the finish […]