2010-10-13

Fypon Jobs Leaving Town For Indiana



A total of 50 employees who work at Fypon, an Archbold industry, are being given an opportunity to relocate to a new facility at Howe, Ind. Kathy Ziprik, public relations representative of Fypon, said there are 50 production workers and 20 employees who perform “offi ce functions” at Archbold. Office workers will be relocated to either Maumee or Butler, Ind. […]

Give Archbold A Chance



Therma-Tru’s decision to move the remaining Fypon employees who work in Archbold to Howe, Ind. (and Butler, Ind., and Maumee) is disappointing. Next year, the company will begin moving jobs to other locations, taking about 70 job opportunities out of town. Even worse is that Therma-Tru decided to move to Howe without first consulting Archbold offi- cials. Fypon was an […]

Video Game System Taken



Tory Hale, 105 1/2 West Street, told Archbold police officers a videogame console and controller was stolen from his residence sometime between 1:45 and 2:40 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 6. Hale told officers he left the apartment, leaving the door unlocked. When he returned, the game system was gone.

Div. II, III Sectional Soccer Pairings Set



Tournament sites and pairings for Division II and III soccer tournaments have been announced. Archbold (11-1-2) received the top seed in the Div. II girls sectional tournament at Otsego High School in Tontogany. Wauseon (12-1- 1) is seeded second. Wauseon plays Rossford (0-13), Monday, Oct. 18, 3:30 p.m. Swanton (5-8) plays Otsego (2-4-1), Monday, Oct. 18, 30 minutes following the […]

2010 AHS Homecoming Court



Other Editors Say…



Ohio has found out the hard way that even bedbugs can’t budge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Four Ohio cities are on a recent exterminator’s list of the top 15 U.S. cities most affected by painful bedbugs. Bedbugs began making a resurgence in the United States after Congress passed a major pesticides law in 1996. Among the substances banned for […]

No Charge After Alleged Assault Case



No charges were filed after an assault at South Park in Archbold between 5 and 5:30 pm, Saturday, Oct. 9. The Archbold police report states a mother called to complain that two of her sons were assaulted by an older juvenile during a football game in the park. The report states neither victim sustained visible injuries.

AHS Tennis Ends Season At Sectional



The Archbold girls tennis team finished its regular season with a 3-11 record after falling to Wauseon 5-0, Monday, Oct. 4. The Streaks played in the Division II sectional tournament at AHS, Thursday, Oct. 7. No Blue Streak advanced to the district tournament. Wauseon 5, AHS 0 Singles: 1. Carr (W) def. Erin Nafziger 5-7, 7-6 (7-2), 10-8. 2. Rolf […]

Sanoh Employment In Archbold More Than Expected



Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Sanoh America’s Archbold plant now employs 48 workers, more than the 29 workers anticipated when the company announced it was coming to Archbold in January. The company manufactures small-diameter tubing for the automotive industry in the former ITT Automotive Cooper Standard building on East Lugbill Road. Cooper Standard closed its operations there in 2009. Speaking […]

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary



Rollin Hayes and Shirley Luke were married on Oct. 15, 1960, at the First Evangelical United Brethren Church of Montpelier. They have four children: Mitzi (John) Bailey, Bryan; Toby Hayes, Bowling Green; Nick Hayes and Bari Hayes, both of Archbold. They have two grandchildren. The couple celebrated their 50th anniversary with their family at Das Essen Haus, Pettisville, and will […]


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