2010-11-17

TJ Automation Gets Wind Turbine Grant From State



TJ Automation, rural Archbold, announced last week the firm has received a $200,000 grant through the Ohio Department of Development to construct a wind turbine. Tracy Hammersmith, president and general manager, said the total wind turbine project will cost about $513,000. The balance of the funding has been arranged through a local bank. Hammersmith said getting grant funding for the […]

Martha Eva King



Martha Eva King, age 91 years, of Archbold, died Thursday morning, Nov. 11, 2010, in her home. She was born March 1, 1919, near Archbold, the daughter of Eli and Jennie (Burkholder) Lugbill, and she married Maurice King on June 6, 1943. She enjoyed school and excelled in all areas, finishing at the top of her Archbold High School class […]

Pop Machines Targeted Again



For the second straight week in the Archbold police log, thieves targeted vending machines in the village. A representative of Archbold SuperValu Foods reported two pop machines in front of the store were broken into, and a third was damaged sometime between 11 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 11, and 9:15 am, Thursday, Nov. 12. A lock on one machine suffered $200 […]

NWOAL Scholar Athletes



The Northwest Ohio Athletic League has announced its fall sports scholar athletes. Scholar athletes from Archbold High School are Trisha King, Ashley Davis, Alyssa Schaub, Sarah Wyse, Andrew Leininger, Garrett Morton, Aaron Bontrager, Andrew Thatcher, Lucas Hesterman, Justin Allison, T.J. Weirauch, Amanda Storrer, Elise Sauder, Katie Sauder, Haley Behnfeldt, Emily Grisier, and Jarrett Yoder.

Blow Your Horns



Donus E. Welke



Donus E. Welke, age 81 years, of Archbold, passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 15, 2010, in his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., the son of William and Elizabeth (Oberle) Welke, and married Dolores Hulack on June 21, 1952. An Archbold-area resident since 1962, he was a tool & dye maker, and he partnered in […]

Cars Broken Into; Thief May Have Been Spotted



A thief or thieves hit parked cars in the village, mostly during the night of Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 8-9, netting about $389 in cash, and doing another $200 damage. The thief may have been caught in the act, but eluded his pursuer. Kevin L. Stamm told Archbold police officers he went to his home about 3:30 am to make sure his […]

Miller Coach Of Year In NWOAL



Bryan Miller, Archbold, was named Coach of the Year in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2010 football season. Miller mentored the Blue Streaks to an undefeated regular season and their first league title since 1990. Archbold finished 11-1 after advancing to the Division V regional semifinal game. Named to the First Team- Offense were Garrett Morton, quarterback; Ben […]

Ribbon-Cutting For Knierim Hall



Free The Golf Cart



It seems as though Archbold Village Council has given golf cart advocates “half a loaf” with its Monday, Nov. 8 action. Under council action, carts can travel only on a street with a speed limit of 25 mph or less, and can’t travel on a state highway. That means there’s no way for a cart to move from one side […]


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