2011-03-23

Lambert Says 85 Signed Up For Kindergarten



Eighty-five youngsters are registered to begin kindergarten next year at Archbold Elementary School, according to information presented at the Monday, March 21, Archbold Area School Board meeting. Dorothy Lambert, elementary school principal, told board members additional students register at the start of school in the fall. “We’re on track to have a class of about 100,” she said. Currently, there […]

Boy Charged



A 16-year-old Archbold boy has been charged with juvenile delinquency by possession of drug paraphernalia, following an incident on Tuesday, March 15. The Archbold police report states police met with Tim Meister, Archbold High School principal, the boy, and his parents at the high school, but the report states the incident took place prior to the boy’s arrival at school.

Are You Ready For “Shared Sacrifice?”



“Shared sacrifice” is the new buzzword. It represents the concept that everyone must give up something to help Ohio, and the nation, dig out of many economic holes. John Kasich, Ohio governor, released the state budget proposal last week, and it includes shared sacrifi ces for many areas of government. The budget is not final, but right now, it looks […]

BOYS BASKETBALL D-IV STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Championship Game: Berlin Hiland 63, Canal Winchester Harvest Preparatory 48

Berlin Hiland, which finished number two in the final AP poll and spoiled Continental’s dreams of a Division IV state boys basketball championship by defeating the Pirates in the state semifinals, won the Div. IV state championship, Saturday, March 26. Hiland (27-1) defeated Canal Winchester Harvest Preparatory (22-6) 63-48 in the state finals.–Updated 3.26, 11:30 pm —— Berlin Hiland spoiled […]

Archbold Police Log



March 13 12:49 am: Domestic violence, Colony Meadows. 5:01 pm: Noise complaint, Colony Meadows, advised to turn it down. 9:32 pm: Dog loose, 1100 block S. Defiance St., advised subject if dog allowed to run at large again, they will be cited. 9:55 pm: Theft of doormat, Marco’s Pizza. March 14 7:44 pm: Wheelchair stuck at Sauder Village campground, transported […]

Blue Streaks Fall To Africentric Nubians 45-38 In Regional Final



Since the start of the Division III boys basketball tournament three weeks ago, it has been a one-game season. The goal is the same for every team: a trip to Columbus to play in the state tournament. After going 5-15 last year, Columbus Africentric Early College, under Michael Bates, head coach, realized its goal. The Nubians defeated Archbold 45-38, Saturday, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2001 Fulton County was the 39th fastest-growing county in Ohio, up 2,232, or 6.04%, from the 1990 census. Archbold, the second largest town in the county, grew 850, to 4,290. Wauseon’s population is 7,091, and increased by 769. Fulton County is the fastest growing and largest county in the four-county area. Archbold will be […]

BOYS BASKETBALL D-III TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Championship: Cincinnati Taft 95, Cleveland Central Catholic 52

Cincinnati Taft, which finished number one in the state in the final Division III AP boys basketball poll, defeated Cleveland Central Catholic 95-52 to win the state championship, Saturday, March 26. The Senators (26-1) defeated Columbus Africentric (which defeated Archbold in the regional final) in the state semifinal on Friday.–Updated 3.26, 11:30 pm —— Cincinnati Taft, which finished number one […]

Custom Rims, Tires Stolen From Auto



Three custom 22-inch rims and tires valued at $2,925 were stolen from a car parked at 206 Vine Street between 10 pm, Tuesday, March 15, and midnight, Wednesday, March 16. The Archbold police report states Abbigail Rodriguez, who lives at the Vine Street address, told officers the wheels and tires were taken from the back seat of her car. The […]

Archbold Routs Ontario In D-III Regional Semifinal



With only 16 teams left in Division III, to advance to the Elite Eight a team needs to be on the top of its game and play 32 minutes of basketball like it’s the last game. Archbold took control from the opening tip until the fi- nal buzzer in its regional semifinal, dropping Ontario 53-30, Wednesday, March 16, at Bowling […]


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