Archbold School Administrators Get Pay Freezes

The Archbold Area School Board voted to freeze the pay of district administrators at its Monday, July 18 meeting. While praising the administrators for their work, Jon Lugbill, board president, cited “a continued slow start to the economy” as the reason for withholding raises. Reading from a prepared statement, Lugbill said, “The Archbold Area Board of Education has had several […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve two crimes. Sometime during the day of Wednesday, June 22, a thief entered the garage of a home in the 14000 block of Co. Rd. A-C, rural Wauseon. Taken were hand and power tools, a paint sprayer, .22-caliber rifle, a “slug-gun” style shotgun, stereo system, snowmobile jacket and pants. Value: $9,038. The […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; piano offertory, Grace Diller; prayer of sending Mandy Rupp to Columbia; childrens challenge, Deb Neuenschwander; scripture video, “Taming the Tongue.” Message, “James: Putting Faith Into Practice,” Wayne Gropp. Second service: praiselude, Ann and Todd Kindinger and worship team-band; offertory, childrens challenge and message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice. […]

2011-07-20 E-Edition

Carp Fest Memories

The 32nd annual Archbold Carp Fest has come and gone, and many good memories are left behind. Clockwise from top left: Brad Roth looks over the selection of pies available at the Friday night Lions Club Fish Fry, with twins Avery (left) and Evynn, 3 1/2, Archbold; six-year-old Jason Grime turns on the speed as he finishes the Little Flounder […]

Vandalism In Park; Autos Scratched

A representative of the Archbold Parks & Recreation Department reported vandalism to the Ruihley Park shelterhouse sometime between Tuesday, July 12, and Wednesday, July 13. A picnic table was broken, and tables and a trash can had graffiti on them. Damage: $100. Two subjects reported their vehicles had been scratched sometime between 3 and 10 pm, Wednesday, July 6, while […]

Testing The Waters

$5 Million In Archbold School District Accounts At End Of 2010-11 Year

The Archbold Area School District ended the 2010-11 fiscal year with more than $5 million in the bank. Christine Ziegler, district treasurer, presented the information to members of the school board during its Monday, July 18 meeting. She said the district ended the school year with a cash balance, or “carryover,” of $5,027,000. In a later interview, she cautioned that […]

Public Meetings

Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, July 26, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker. SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, July 25, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, July 21, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township […]


Fulton Co. Health Center July 7: Mary & James Lee, Archbold, girl; Jessica & Rich Verdin, Wauseon, girl. July 11: Tasha Cook, Wauseon, boy. July 13: Suzanne & James Simon, Wauseon, boy. —— In old Anglo-Saxon, the word aeppel meant both the eye’s pupil and the apple. Hence the expression “the apple of his eye.”