2010-07-28

Doris Lucille Roop



 Doris Lucille Roop, age 86, of Wauseon, passed away Monday evening, July 26, 2010, at Heartland of Wauseon.  Mrs. Roop was born in Alvordton on April 19, 1924, the daughter of the late  Jacob H. and the late Ruth (Severance) Stahl. On Nov. 1, 1943, she married Milan G. Roop, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1986. […]

Ex-Smelly House On The Market; Was Pool The Problem?



The home formerly known as “Smelly House,” 210 Wilson Street, has been repaired and is on the market, said Oscar Hernandez, Fulton County Health Department sanitarian. Three separate real estate web sites list the asking price as $44,900. But some question whether the neighborhood odor was actually the fault of 210 Wilson Street, or a hole in the ground that […]

Archbold Fire Log



July 13 6:28 pm: 825 Ringenberg Dr., fire in microwave; Property owners: Robert and Dorothy Miller; no damage.

Carp Fest Volleyball Tournament Winners



The trio of Paul Buehrer, Glen Blohm, and Josh Pettrey, Toledo, won the Carp Festival three-on-three sand volleyball competition, Friday night, July 16. They defeated the second place team of Ken Slavkovsky, Kelly Boyce, and John Hickey, Toledo, 25- 22, 25-12, to win the championship. In the co-ed six-on-six grass tournament, the team of Becky Lammon, Paul Iott, Nathan Roth, […]

Tyler Priest Makes Miraculous Recovery

Recuperating From 2008 Tractor Accident And May 29 Auto Crash

Just over two years ago, 13-year-old Tyler Priest was involved in a farm accident that nearly cost him his life. He tried to board a tractor while the vehicle was moving, but slipped and fell under a wheel. The vehicle ran over his head and chest. But the former Archbold resident wasn’t ready to give up. The most serious of […]

Friday Night Tornado Sirens, A Judgment Call



Justin Thompson, Fulton County emergency management director, said the county tornado sirens sounded about 9:30 pm, Friday, July 23, based on the observations of a Fulton County sheriff deputy. “Out at Co. Rd. C by the Wauseon Reservoir, one of the deputies spotted what he thought was rotation” in the clouds. Rotation can be the sign that a funnel cloud, […]

Investigate Fight



Archbold police officers are looking into a fight that occurred in the smoking area at Nu-Arch Lanes between 10:15 pm and 10:32 pm, Tuesday, July 20. Two men, ages 27 and 28, were involved in the fracas. The Archbold police report states both men were waiting for police when officers arrived, and filled out statements. The case is pending.

Archbold Middle School Fall Sports Start Practices



Archbold Middle School begins fall sports practices soon. Athletes should report in workout gear and have water bottles to the first practice, and need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. 7th Grade Volleyball: Monday, Aug. 16, 10 amnoon, middle school. Coach: Cindy Clark. 8th Grade Volleyball: Monday, Aug. 16, 10 amnoon, high school. […]

Taking The Plunge



Swim lessons at the Archbold Swimming Pool are a fun and important activity during the summer for many area children. Top: Jordan Fidler, a lifeguard, helps five-year-old Sarah Rex, Archbold, float on her back. Bottom left: Lauren Dale, 6, Fayette, practices her backstroke. Bottom right: Julie Aeschliman, a lifeguard, holds Rebecca Stevenson, Archbold, as the six-year-old gets used to floating […]

Earns Degree



Lincoln Burkholder, AHS ‘06, Ridgeville Corners, recently graduated from Ohio University. The son of Guy Burkholder and Lisa Holley, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. His major was video production.


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