2011-08-10

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Traffic Down At Archbold Turnpike Interchange In 2010



The number of vehicles passing through the Archbold Fayette interchange on the Ohio turnpike was down by about 1.4% in 2010, information from the Ohio Turnpike Commission said. Statistics released in the commission’s annual report for 2010 said 422,000 vehicles passed through the interchange, also known as Exit 25. That’s down 6,000 from the 2009 traffic figure of 428,000. Traffic […]

Morton, Wyse, Pleased With Lafayette Street Opening



Kevin Morton was first elected to Archbold Village Council in 1999. As part of his campaign, he said he wanted to see the village complete the extension of Lafayette Street to Co. Rd. 24. It took 12 years and more than a million dollars, but on Friday, Aug. 5, village officials past and present gathered on the recently completed street […]

Locals Urge Caution As Stock Market Tumbles




Even with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, one of the most common gauges of America’s financial markets, falling 1,000 points in three trading days, two members of the local financial community urged calm. Jeff Roth, a registered principal and financial advisor with Raymond James Financial Services, Pettisville, said anyone with investments involving the stock market is likely to be concerned […]

Decades Of Planning Improves Archbold



The road is open! An official ribbon-cutting ceremony, Friday, Aug. 5, marked the opening of the Lafayette Street extension, connecting the street to Co. Rd. 24. The project was discussed for more than three decades, and before the 1990 opening of the Archbold High School. Over the years it was sidetracked and shelved as more pressing needs for new and […]

Skating Away



Archbold Police Log



Aug. 1 12:06 am: Domestic dispute, 1100 block N. Buehrer St. 12:20 am: Auto crash, 502 E. Holland St. 8 am: Abandoned BMX bike found, 100 block S. Defi ance St. Aug. 2 6:59 pm: Burglary, Colony Meadows. Aug. 3 No reports. Aug. 4 6:50 am: Flagged down by motorist, 500 block Vine St., person with injured dog, requesting location […]

Freedom Of Information Important To US Citizens

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This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act, a crucial, if sometimes sluggish, vehicle through which journalists can demand greater government openness and accountability. In May, in a rare moment of bipartisanship, Patrick Leahy, US Senator (D-Vermont), and John Cornyn, US Senator (R-Texas), won unanimous Senate passage of the Faster FOIA Act, which would establish an […]

Outdoor Summer Fun



Archbold EMS Log



July 21 1 pm: 1900 block S. Defi- ance St., lift assist, no assistance needed. 6:37 pm: 200 block Linda Ct., medical, subject refused treatment. 6:49 pm: East Gardens, chest pain, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 8:05 pm: 700 block W. Holland St., medical, false alarm. July 22 6:16 am: 600 block N. Defi ance St., injured person, transported […]


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