AHS Girls Basketball Falls In Sectional Final

Evergreen 47, Archbold 43

The third-seeded Archbold girls basketball team lost to top-seeded Evergreen 47-43, Saturday, Feb. 26 in a Division III sectional final at Defiance. The Vikings (15-2) advance to the district tourney at Kalida, Thursday, March 3. Archbold bows out with a 14-5 record. In the other sectional final at Defiance, second-seeded Tinora defeated Patrick Henry 60-57 in double overtime.–Updated 2.26, 11 […]

Archbold EMS Log

Feb. 5 12:10 am: Auto accident, US20A at Co. Rd. 26-2, transported to Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers– Bryan. 9:19 am: Dollar General, fall, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 12:41 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, cancelled. Feb. 6 10:35 pm: Colony Meadows, illness, refused treatment. Feb. 7 2:52 pm: Sauder Woodworking, medical building, medical emergency, transported to Community Hospitals & […]

School Bond Refinancing Moves Forward Today

Bonds will be sold today, Wednesday, Feb. 23, to refi nance about $2.68 million in Archbold Area School District debt, school board members learned at their Monday, Feb. 21 meeting. The district originally issued $3.3 million in school construction bonds in 2000 to build a 22,000-squarefoot, 16-classroom addition to the Archbold High School, along with 1,200 additional square feet of […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2001 It’s official. There will be no sales tax hike for improvements on the spring ballot in Fulton County. Tina Stanley, athletic trainer at AHS, is compassionate, dedicated, caring. “She is one incredible human being,” said Susan Dominique, mother of several past and present AHS students. “We think the world of her. The care […]

High Dive May Be History

The three-meter high dive at the Archbold Swimming Pool may become history, said Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director. Kidder said she told members of the Archbold Park Board at their Tuesday, Feb. 15, meeting, they need to consider removing the high dive due to safety concerns. She recently attended several aquatic conferences during the Ohio Parks & Recreation […]

Archbold Man Arrested On Multiple Charges

Travis Diller, 25, Archbold, was arrested by Archbold police after officers were called to an apartment in the East Gardens Complex about 12:10 am, Saturday, Feb. 19. Officers were originally told there was a fight in progress at the apartment. When they arrived, they spoke with a woman who said nothing happened. Upon further investigation, officers found Diller allegedly hiding […]

Secret Session At School Board

The Archbold Area School Board met in executive session during its Monday, Feb. 21, meeting. State law allows the board to meet behind closed doors for a limited number of reasons. Stated reason for the secret session was the “appointment, employment, and/or compensation of public employees.” Board members remained behind closed doors for about 50 minutes. No action resulted.

Lighten The Burden: Legislature Should Eliminate Unrealistic Education Mandates

Other Editors Say...

Ohio House Republicans are right to make as one of their first priorities a bill to free school districts from the most senseless mandates included in the “evidencebased” school-funding plan put forward two years ago by Ted Strickland, former governor. The plan suffered from fundamental flaws, the most basic of which was that it was based on the idea that […]


Charges Pending

Charges are pending against an Archbold woman following an incident that occurred about 12:20 am, Saturday, Feb. 19. Thomas E. Kerr, 28, 404 Murbach St., called police to report a woman struck him in the face and slapped a telephone out of his hand while he was talking on it. The Archbold police report states Kerr suffered a minor injury. […]

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