Snowplow Drivers Deserve Our Gratitude

For many, a snow day is a day off from work or school, a chance to sleep late, or a chance to maybe play with that big, expensive snowblower. But while most are snuggled in warm beds, or relaxing in recliners watching television, there are those who are out all night, and well into the next morning, weekdays and weekends. […]

Edon Slips Past Pettisville 60-59

Edon scored two more points than Pettisville in the fourth quarter, and that was enough to slip past the Birds 60-59, Friday, Feb. 4, in boys basketball action. Pettisville fell to 6-8, 4-4 in the Buckeye Border Conference. Edon raised its record to 10-5, 5-2 BBC. The Birds led 16-12 after the first quarter and 34-31 at the half. Edon […]

Morton One Of 50 National Football Players Of Year

Garrett Morton, an Archbold High School senior and quarterback on the football team, has a list of honors as long as his arm from his performance on and off the football field. Yet, the tall, quiet young man is practically embarrassed by all the praise heaped on him. The AHS football team finished the 2010 season 11- 1, won the […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 30 7:04 am: Domestic problem, Fox Chase. 8:42 am: Vehicle broken into, Fox Chase. Jan. 31 11:50 am: Theft from vehicle, Fox Chase. Feb. 1 6:35 am: Subject pushing snow in roadway, 400 block Ditto St., advised against practice. 2 pm: Truck struck bollard, N. Defiance St. at Stryker St. 2:05 pm: Hang-up call, East Gardens, no one around […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001 Municipal income tax brought in $382,617.39 during January. That’s more than 82% more than in January 2000. State officials are considering upgrading St. Rt. 66 north of the Ohio Turnpike overpass as part of the proposed St. Rt. 66-US20A intersection upgrade. Council was told the streets and sidewalks committee is recommending that a […]

PHS Girls Blue As Edon Drops Birds

Edon went almost eight minutes without scoring a point, but the Blue Bombers still hung on to defeat Pettisville 40-35, Thursday, Feb. 3, in girls basketball action at PHS. The loss dropped Pettisville to 11-6, 6-2 in the Buckeye Border Conference. Edon, which handed the Birds both of their BBC losses this season, raised its record to 10-6, 6-2 BBC. […]

Shovel Sidewalks, Council Says

Ask About Snow Removal Laws

Members of Archbold Village Council discussed two recent snowstorms and the possibility of establishing a law requiring homeowners to shovel their sidewalks. Snow has been a topic of conversation throughout the village, after more than 10 inches of snow fell on Archbold in a six-day period. The Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant recorded two inches of snow between 8 am, Monday, […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Debbie Brown, Swanton, plaintiff vs Brent Brown, Cadillac, Mich., defendant. Divorce. Matthew McDowell, Swanton and Jeri McDowell, Hammond, Ind., petitioners. Dissolution. Sandra Mummert, Wauseon, plaintiff vs ALFA Vision Insurance, Brentwood, Tenn., defendant. Other civil. GMAC Mortgage, Ft. Washington, Pa., plaintiff vs Leonard Bugert, Toledo, defendant. Foreclosure. GMAC Mortgage, Ft. Washington, Pa., plaintiff vs James Olwick, Swanton, defendant. […]

Schools Operate Frugally

Archbold Area School District teachers, staff members, and administrators have done admirable work keeping expenses at 2006 levels. They did it without drastic, draconian cuts like ending sports or canceling music as other districts have done. Everyone cooperated to keep costs down. Teachers deserve a large portion of the credit. They agreed to a oneyear freeze in base pay for […]

Sixth Grade Boys Place Second

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