Family Justice Center Deserves Support

Living in a rural community offers many charms, but at the same time, many challenges. A person who finds himself in need of a specific service not offered locally can face long drives to faraway places. If a person doesn’t have ready access to a car, the service is simply denied to them, no matter how great the need. The […]


Brad Rupp In Kentucky Auto Crash

Brad Rupp, 46, Archbold, is reportedly hospitalized at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, following a New Year’s Day crash on Interstate 75 near Corbin, Ky.   The Times-Tribune newspaper of Corbin, Ky. reported in its Jan. 3 edition that Rupp was driving a minivan south on the interstate, and was one of several vehicles stopped in traffic because […]

Archbold EMS Log

Dec. 18 8:14 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, refused treatment. 12:09 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 4:33 pm: 300 block W. Lutz Rd. medical, transported to Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Bryan. 9:04 pm: 300 block Middle St., medical, transported to FCHC. Dec. 19 7:21 pm: 200 block Douglas Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. Dec. 20 8:51 […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001 A total of $128,258.90 in contributions to the Ohio House Republican Campaign Committee took a large number of dollars from the reelection campaign of Stephen Buehrer. Two old-time businesses, Vernier True Value Hardware and City Drug, closed their doors after over a century of community service, and Dave’s IGA announced it will go […]

Sexual Abuse Doesn’t Fit Stereotypes

(Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series on sexual abuse. This week, we look at statistics involving sexual abuse and assault cases, underreporting, and some of the grey areas.) Many people have an idea of what sexual abuse is like. It’s a man with greasy hair, hiding in the bushes waiting for a woman to walk past. […]

Woman Faces Multiple Charges

Heather Nadeau, 33, who had addresses in both Archbold and Maumee, faces multiple charges arising from two incidents at the East Garden Apartment complex between Monday, Dec. 27, and Wednesday, Dec. 29. Nadeau was charged with domestic violence after Travis Diller, 24, Archbold, called police to his residence in East Gardens about 11:46 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 28. When officers arrived, […]

King Kasich?

John Kasich, Ohio governor-elect, has a steep learning curve ahead. He appears to have issues with the idea of open government. Earlier this month, it came to light that the names of people applying for government, taxpayer-funded jobs in his administration are being kept secret. They will become public when he takes office, Monday, Jan. 10. By hiding the names, […]

End Of The First Day Back From Christmas Break

Boy Taken Into Custody On Domesic Incident

A 17-year-old Archbold boy was taken to the Four County Juvenile Detention, Training, and Rehabilitation Center following a domestic violence incident that occurred Thursday, Dec. 30. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said the boy’s mother reported the incident at the APD station. It allegedly occurred at her residence in the 500 block of West Street about 9:45 am, where the […]

Texting Kills – Bans Send The Important Message That Inattention To Driving Is Hazardous

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In an ideal world, drivers who text without a care for the safety of the drivers around them would be caught more often. Police officers would have more than enough time and resources to subpoena phone records to prove that a driver, who furtively was tucking his cell phone away when the offi- cer strolled up to his window, was […]

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