2011-01-26

Honor Students



Several area students were named to the dean’s list at Kent State University for the 2010 fall semester: Tara Gustwiller, Danielle Weigand, Archbold, and Tyler Bernath, rural Wauseon. Students must earn at least a 3.4 gpa to qualify. —— Overtip breakfast waitresses.– Jackson Brown Frank Bumb, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall quarter at Ohio […]

Truck Jumps Bollard

Does $1,900 Damage

A semi did about $1,900 damage to the lighted bollard and pedestrian traffic signals at the intersection of North Defiance and Stryker streets about 7:10 pm, Monday, Jan. 17. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said in addition to the lighted bollard and pedestrian signals, the truck did damage to the traffic signal pole, but Howell said, “The damage was minimal […]

Village Managing Debt Well: Howell



While the national news reports many municipalities and some state agencies are close to defaulting on their debt, that’s not the case with Archbold. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said right now, the village bond rating is AA- Stable, according to Standard & Poor, international credit rating service. The highest-rated creditors in the S&P rating system is AAA, followed by […]

Pool Tournament Winners



Burglar Sentenced



A man was sentenced on burglary charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, Jan. 18: Ryan W. Gleckler, 25, rural Wauseon; pled guilty to three counts burglary; burglarized two homes on Co. Rd. 11-2 near Lyons on Nov. 10, 2010; burglarized a home on Co. Rd. F near Swanton on Nov. 12, 2010; sentenced to four years in prison.

Wyse Moves Insurance Business To Ditto St.



Jim Wyse, an agent of First Insurance & Investments, Defiance, has moved his office from North Defi- ance Street to the Archbold Professional Building, 107 Ditto St. Wyse had office space in the professional building until he became part of the Andres, O’Neil & Lowe Insurance Agency several years ago. He then moved to the AOL building. Wyse said AOL […]

Fulton County Gathering In Fla.



The annual Fulton County reunion for Florida snowbirds is Wednesday, Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m., at Duff’s Buffet, Bradenton, Fla.

Marlin D. Rufenacht



Marlin D. Rufenacht, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 20, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born June 17, 1930, near Pettisville, the son of Glen and Laura (Grieser) Rufenacht, and married Lois Beck on Feb. 21, 1954. A lifelong resident of the Archbold/Pettisville area, he was a lifelong dairy farmer and […]

BLIZZARD WARNING CANCELLED

Winter Weather Advisory now in effect for Fulton County

BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM WEDNESDAY. SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL LIKELY BE MIXED WITH SOME SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN THROUGH LATE TONIGHT WITH THE GREATEST POTENTIAL OF FREEZING RAIN ALONG AND SOUTH OF ROUTE 24 WHERE ICE ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE. SNOW […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: dedication of Silas Andrew Edinger, son of Andrew and Katie; Kaelyn Hannah Kinsman, daughter of Lynn and Kim; Tyler Lee Layton, son of Tom and Joyce. Message: “Staying In Step With The Spirit Series: Vulgate Apologetics,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: dedication of Raja Burkholder, son of Jay and Megan; Sophie Jo Kahler, daughter of Jesse and Cindy; […]


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