2011-08-24

Archbold High School Junior Varsity Boys Soccer



Turnpike Commission Not Part Of Privatization Talks?



The first steps in the ill-advised plan to privatize the Ohio Turnpike are underway, but one of the central players in the game is not included. A press release listed the triumvirate of privatization: The State of Ohio, John R. Kasich, governor; the Ohio Office of Budget and Management; and the Ohio Department of Transportation. One group that deserves to […]

PHS Volleyball Returns Six Letterwinners



John Horning, Pettisville volleyball coach, welcomes back six letterwinners from a squad that finished 19-3 last season. The Birds won the Buckeye Border Conference with a 9-1 record. It was their first BBC title since 2002. Five of the six letterwinners are seniors: Adi Bruner, Lauren Frey, Natalie Hubby, Kate Nofziger, and Laura Rupp. Katie Yoder, a junior, is the […]

Senate Bill 5 Heads For Nov. Vote



Senate Bill 5, which is looked upon as either an outright attack on the middle class or a tool to ensure the sustainability of local governments and schools, may be headed for a referendum vote in November. The bill, passed earlier this year by the Republicancontrolled state legislature, makes a number of changes to the state’s collective bargaining laws. It […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001 Melanie Nagel is the new assistant village administrator. Her employment was unanimously approved by council Monday evening. She replaces Donna Eureste, who resigned last spring to become the Dexter, Mich., administrator. It’s true. Somewhere in Archbold there is a man with a $250,000 painting. On Monday, officials of The Antiques Road Show, a […]

Keeping The Beat



Archbold Police Log



Aug. 13 6:53 am: Domestic dispute, 100 block Garden Dr. 2:18 pm: Loose dog, 400 block Brussel St., returned to owner. Aug. 14 9:02 pm: Domestic dispute, 800 block West St. Aug. 15 2:19 pm: Domestic violence, 100 block Garden Dr., incident under investigation. 10:02 pm: Theft, Colony Meadows. Aug. 16 6:14 am: Noise, 400 block Pleasant St., subject loading […]

Letter To The Editor



I read with great interest your Aug. 3 editorial concerning governor Kasich’s eye towards privatizing the Ohio Turnpike to help balance the Ohio state budget. I think he’s got something there. Maybe he could lease I- 270 circling Columbus. I’m sure that would be a real moneymaker. Better yet, let’s place tolls on the access road leading into and out […]

Interviews For Chamber Director Start Next Week



A subcommittee of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was to meet yesterday, Tuesday, to begin the process of selecting a new chamber director, said David Nafziger, chamber board president. The purpose of the Tuesday meeting was to go through the resumes submitted, and select candidates for interviews. Nafziger said interviews will begin next week. Marsha Dowdy, […]

Otto E. Meyer



Hudson, Ohio: Otto was born on Aug. 30, 1933, the son of the late Otto D. Meyer and Helen ( Bockelman) Meyer. He passed away on Aug. 19, 2011, after fighting a heroic battle with multiple myloma and the effects of that disease. He is survived by his wife Virginia, son Thomas O. and his wife Ruth of Ponchatoula, La., […]


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