Library Board Okays 2012 Temporary Budget

The Archbold Community Library Board approved a temporary 2012 budget of $486,622 during a special meeting, Wednesday, July 13. The temporary budget anticipates that revenue from the state public library fund will be reduced about 10%, from $229,196 in the 2011 budget to an estimated $207,000 for 2012. “That puts us back to about 1996 (levels of funding)” said Joyce […]

Robison In Fair Condition

Warren Robison, 11, Archbold, was listed in fair condition at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, on Monday, July 25. The latest report is an upgrade in his condition. He was injured in a 2:09 pm, Thursday, July 14, automobile accident on Co. Rd. B, near the intersection of Co. Rd. 19. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states […]

AHS Fall Sports Start Practices

Fall sports start next week at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. Varsity Football Two-a-days begin Monday, Aug. 1, 3:30-9 p.m. at the high school for all football candidates grades 9-12. Questions: contact Bryan Miller, coach. Volleyball (9-12) Practice begins Monday, Aug. 1, 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the high […]

Earn Scholarships

Recipients of the 2011 Fulton County 4-H Endowment Fund scholarships: Humbert Scholarship for continuing education: Clay Burkholder Cook Memorial and Recognition Award: Nicholas Wilcoxon Clark Biddle Holstein scholarship: Kira Andre Biddle scholarship for career public speaking: Nicholas Wilcoxon Biddle scholarship for high school graduates or college students in education: Tori Nichols Biddle scholarship for high school graduates or college students […]

Police Eye Assault Case

Archbold police officers are investigating a report of an alleged assault that occurred in the village about 5:30 pm, Thursday, July 21. Preliminary information from the police report indicates two subjects got into an argument at a home in the 900 block of West Barre Road. One of the subjects told police he was pushed to the ground. The second […]

Men Take Out Petitions For Council, School Board Races

Several Archbold men have expressed interest in running for a seat on Archbold Village Council or Archbold School Board. Voters across Ohio will go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, to cast ballots in the general election. Locally, some interesting races could develop. One man, Ed Schelling, has taken out petitions to run for seats on Archbold Village Council and […]

Training Day

Auto Strikes Tree

Stephen R. Lajiness, 23, rural Delta, was involved in a single-vehicle crash when his sport-utility vehicle struck a tree on Co. Rd. EF about 12:30 am, Sunday, July 17. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Lajiness was traveling west when the vehicle went off the right side of the road and struck a tree. The accident occurred about three-tenths […]

Lafayette Street Extension To Open In About Two Weeks

A strange phenomenon stopped work on the Lafayette Street extension project last week, according to Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer. Rain. “If it wasn’t for the rain, they would have finished paving Friday,” July 22, Seaman said. Workers from Gerken Paving, a subcontractor for Miller Brothers Construction, Archbold, were able to finish the first course of paving on the extension, […]

Soap Grating

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