Mother’s Day

Originally declared a national holiday in 1914 by President Woodrow Wilson, Mother’s Day will be celebrated for the 97th time, Sunday, May 8. Brief research shows there were several attempts to create a Mother’s Day in the late 19th century, but it was Anna Jarvis of Grafton, W. Va., who accomplished her own mother’s dream of a celebration for all […]

CIC To Promote Ruralogic Job Opportunities

The Archbold Community Improvement Corporation, which deals with economic development in the village, will spend up to $4,000 to promote job opportunities with Ruralogic, an information technology company. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, gave Archbold Village Council that information at its Monday, May 2 meeting. Wyse was reporting on an April 25 meeting of the village economic development committee. Wyse said […]

Archbold School Levy Passes

Voters Approve All Levies In Fulton County

Voters in the Archbold Area School District approved a $1.1-million, fiveyear emergency property tax levy renewal, 630 to 370, in the Tuesday, May 3 Special Election. Seven of the eight precincts that vote on Archbold school issues passed the measure. Freedom Township, in Henry County, voted the levy down 2-0. The totals are unofficial. They include absentee ballots, but do […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 5, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, May 9, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, May 9, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, May 9, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 2, 2001 Doug Clark, AHS ‘79, takes over as postmaster at Archbold. The Greenburg Gallery at Sauder Village is filled with nearly 50 of Ann Stamm Merrell’s most powerful art works. Ann died of cancer and would have been 50 on April 29. She was the daughter of Helen Stamm Foth, who appears in a […]



           The Sixth District Court of Appeals has overturned a Fulton County court ruling that dismissed murder charges against Walter E. Zimbeck, 43, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.             The appellate court filed its decision with the Fulton County Clerk of Courts, Friday, May 6.             "I am obviously very pleased with the Court of Appeals decision in this matter. I look […]

Street-Legal Cart To Give Don Zuver More Freedom

Don Zuver, Archbold, will soon be able to get around easier, thanks to a new law approved by Archbold village council, Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. The new law allows golf carts to travel on some streets in the village. Don lost his left leg as the result of a November 1967 vehicle-train accident at the Franklin Street crossing. He wears […]

Archbold Fire Log

April 28 4:06 pm: Westfield Medical Center, fire alarm, smoke detector activated, no fire.

Blue Streaks Beat PH, Stryker, Fall To Bryan

Archbold split a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League contests with stateranked opponents and defeated Stryker last week to raise their record to 10-7, 2-3 NWOAL. AHS 10, PHHS 6 The Streaks hosted Patrick Henry, Thursday, April 28 for an NWOAL battle. The Patriots, ranked fifth in Division IV by the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association last week, came […]

2011-05-04 E-Edition

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