Andy Brodbeck Humbled By Citizen Of The Year Honor

Great leaders inspire loyalty among those they lead, and Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, discovered Andy Brodbeck, Archbold fire chief and 2010 Citizen of the Year, is truly a great leader. Speaking at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Citizen of the Year banquet, Thursday, Nov. 4, Wyse told the crowd he asked the officers of the Archbold […]

AHS, PHS Students On Four County Student Council

Marcy Hernandez, a Pettisville High School student, and A. J. Schweinhagen, an Archbold High School student, have been selected to serve on the Four County Career Center student council for the 2010-11 school year. The two are seniors. Hernandez is an interior design student at Four County. Schweinhagen studies commercial art. The student council sponsors several events, from the Christmas […]

Public Meetings

School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville.

Football Team Honored

Muni Tax May Top Estimate

Archbold municipal income tax will probably generate less revenue for the Village of Archbold than it did in 2009, but it may beat expectations, said Dennis Howell, Archbold Village administrator, during the Monday, Nov. 8, Archbold Village Council meeting. Based on the sputtering economy, Howell and other village officials estimated revenue from the 2010 collection of the 1.5% tax on […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; Jenn King, Marcia Cody, Brenda Canada, offertory, Everlasting God. Message, “What Stands Forever?” Jesse Kahler. Second service: worship team, praiselude; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Alive for Guys and Gals, Journey for All Bible study, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, worship […]

Archbold Chamber Of Commerce Recognizes Businesses For Service

Marsha Dowdy, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, noted that Archbold is lucky. Speaking to members of the chamber during the group’s Thursday, Nov. 4, Annual Meeting and Citizen of the Year Banquet, she said in these tough economic times, staying in business is a struggle. Figures show, she said, that out of 8.9 million new business starts, […]

What’s Going On?

Roger Taylor remembers when E.R. Murbach was elected to school board. His first act was to remove the two pop machines in the high school building. One was in the cafeteria, the other in the east hall of the main building.


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 29: Stephany & Nate Jordan, Archbold, boy. Oct. 31: Jayme Burgoon, Swanton, boy. Nov. 1: Kelly & Ryan Boulton, Archbold, boy; Krista & Joseph Howard, Delta, boy. Nov. 2: Stephanie Ryan, Archbold, girl. Nov. 3: Adriene & Ian Adams, Swanton, girl. Nov. 4: Brittany Roth, Wauseon, girl. A daughter, Lillian Marie, was born Oct. 12, […]

Council Okays Bids For Underground Chamber, Farmland

Archbold Village Council accepted bids to spend money and receive money during its Monday night, Nov. 8 meeting. Council accepted the bid of Hank’s Plumbing & Heating, Toledo, for the construction of an underground valve chamber at the Archbold Water Treatment Plant. The firm bid $193,600, almost 47% more than the engineer’s estimated price of $132,000. When questioned by council, […]

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