2012-07-11

Pieces Of The Past Uncovered In Former Downtown Bank

Childs Finds Murals On Walls, Dominique Reminisces About Old Ickey's Location In Historic Archbold Building


As crews working for Mike Childs, of Childs Investment Group, renovate the former Huntington Bank building in historic downtown Archbold, they uncovered a link to one of Archbold’s iconic businesses. That, of course, is Ickey’s, the bar and grill with a sports theme that can trace its roots back to pre-World War II. Prior to June 1978, Ickey’s was located […]

Archbold EMS Log



June 20 10:04 am: 400 block Walnut St., medical, transported to FCHC. 10:22 am: Oberhaus Enterprises, injury, ALS 8, Wauseon-based paramedics, mutual aid for Archbold, transported subject to FCHC. June 21 2:02 am: 700 block Siegel Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. 8 am: 8000 block Co. Rd. 21, medical emergency, transported to FCHC. 9:42 am: 19000 block Co. Rd. L, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years AgoWednesday, July 10, 2002 Council approved sidewalks on the east side of South Buehrer Street and on the south side of West Lugbill Road. No sidewalk will be built on Monumental Street. The Fulton County Health Department confirmed a dead blue jay was found and was infected with West Nile Virus. Victor Marroquin didn’t need to imagine. The […]

Cheney Honored For CPR Training




A one-hour class usually doesn’t seem that important. But what about one that you take on Thursday and helps you save a life on Sunday? Tammy Sperling, Stryker, received instruction in life-saving techniques from Rod Cheney, Fulton County Emergency Medical Services director, Thursday, May 10. Then she helped a twoyear old begin breathing again on Sunday, May 13– just three […]

Archbold Fire Log



June 29 10:40 pm: Structure fire, East Gardens, Apt. 504; property owner: Deardorf Property Management, Corunna, Ind; tenant: Ken Turner; cause: child playing with lighter; damage, $500 to building, $200 to contents. June 30 2:07 pm: Field fire, Co. Rd. D between Co. Rds. 15 and 16; assist Wauseon Fire Department. July 1 5:49 pm: German Township Garage, storm damage […]

Oozeball Action



Two Die In Auto Accidents



Two persons are dead after traffic accidents in the Archbold area. April Westfall, 41, West Unity, died as a result of a two-car crash at the intersection of US20A and Co. Rd. 19, Saturday, July 7, at 4:56 pm. A person died in a single vehicle accident on US20A west of the Co. Rd. 24-St. Rt. 66 intersection that occurred […]

Man Reports Possible Storm Damage To Auto



William E. Cook, 42, East Gardens, told Archbold police his car was damaged on Tuesday, July 3. Officers concluded the vehicle was possibly damaged by siding that was blown off the south side of the 400 building in the apartment complex during the July 1 storm. Cook’s auto was parked near the building at the time. Damage included a broken […]

Cody Signs Letter Of Intent



No Action On New Archbold Superintendent



David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said Monday no action has been taken in finding a replacement for him. Deskins turned in his resignation, Thursday, June 28, to take the position of director of human resources at the Penta Career Center, Perrysburg. His resignation is effective Aug. 13. The Archbold Area School Board met in executive session for about […]


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