2010-08-18

Officials Close Case On Archbold Dog Dilemma



County officials have closed the case on the Archbold “Dog Dilemma.” “I am of the opinion that based upon what I have been told, that it appears all was proper and legal. We have ended our inquiry,” said Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator. The case involved a woman living in a mobile home in Archbold, who was reportedly harboring 26 […]

Hundreds Attend Rally On The Ridge



Cheryl Bostelman, cochairman of the Ridgeville Community Day committee, estimated as many as 700 people attended the Rally on the Ridge, Saturday, Aug. 7. “We had food for 600, and we sold it all. There were some people who were there who didn’t eat,” Bostelman said, explaining her crowd estimate. Final bills have not been paid, but she estimated the […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Fulton County Job & Family Services, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Linda Back, Randallstown, Md., obligor. UIFSA. Tacha Roth, Fayette, vs Jeffrey West, Columbus, obligor. UIFSA. Susan Page, Archbold vs Kenneth Jones, Ft. Wayne, Ind., obligor. UIFSA. Susan Page, Archbold, vs Adrianna Priester, Ft. Wayne, Ind., obligor. UIFSA. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Sarah Elliott vs Jonathon Stewart, obligor. […]

Attendance Down At State Tournaments



Attendance at the 2010 Ohio boys basketball state tournament was 130,820, down from 175,399 in 2005- 06, according to a financial report presented to the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors, Thursday, Aug. 5. Girls basketball state tournament total attendance was 35,185, down from 45,921 in 2005-06. The wrestling state tournament total attendance was 55,960, down from 63,680 […]

Library Board Keeps Hours



The Archbold Community Library Board voted to continue the reduced hours of operation that were implemented in July 2009 at the Wednesday, Aug. 11 meeting. Board members considered changing the hours, but opted to table the matter. Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, developed two alternatives to the present schedule for the board to examine. The current schedule is 9:30 am to […]

Victor William “Bill” “Sonny” Miller



Victor William “Bill” “Sonny” Miller, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 11, 2010, in Morristown, Ind. He was born April 11, 1919, near Archbold, the son of William H. and Elizabeth (Winzeler) Miller. On March 11, 1942 he married Lorine S. Miller, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 30, 2006. He was a farmer […]

Vandalism Reported



Four incidents involving the work of vandals were reported to Archbold police last week. Two involved vandalism to autos. Bruce and Lana Showman, 109 Garden Dr., reported their mini-pickup had its passenger side scratched, plus other marks were left on the vehicle. The damage is believed to occur sometime between 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm, Sunday, Aug. 8. Don Leininger, […]

Blue Streak Golfers 5th In Defiance Invitational



The Archbold High School golf team opened its season with a fifth-place finish in the 16-team Defiance High School Invitational, Monday, Aug. 9, at Defiance. Napoleon won the invite with a team score of 314. Bryan, which had won the past two years, finished second with a team score of 317. Defiance was third with a 319; Van Wert was […]

Muni Tax Up In July



The Archbold municipal income tax collection was up in July, but Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, is not ready to celebrate yet. During the Archbold Village Council, Monday, Aug. 16 meeting, council members were told the gross collection of the 1.5% tax on income and corporate profits in July was $299,508.82, up about 12.4% from the same month in 2009. […]

Vernon L. Aschliman



Vernon L. Aschliman, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Aug. 12, 2010, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. He was born Jan. 28, 1916, near Archbold, in Henry County, the son of Harvey and Pearl (Schmucker) Aschliman. He married Alice Stuckey on Dec. 30, 1939, and she preceded him in death on May 10, […]