2012-07-25

Window Broken At Elementary School; Auto Damaged



A workman at the Archbold elementary school discovered a broken window over an east door on Friday, July 13. An Archbold police officer reported the window appeared broken by a rock. Several small rocks were found on the sidewalk in front of the door. The damage is believed to have occurred between 4 pm, Thursday, July 12, and the following […]

Carp Fest Volleyball Tournament Winners



The trio of Glen Blohm, Ryan Jewell, and Duncan Briggs, of Toledo, won the Carp Festival three-on-three sand volleyball competition, Friday night, July 20. They defeated the secondplace team of Michael Miklosek, Brian McGuire, and Joe Taylor, all of Toledo, 25- 20, 26-24, to win the championship. To get to the finals, Blohm’s team defeated Mike Evans’ team 25-20, 25-21. […]

Thefts Reported To Police



Theft reports, including the theft of special paint valued at $1,000, were made to Archbold police. Officials of Bil-Jax reported the special paint, used in the powder-coating process, went missing sometime between Friday, June 1, and Friday, July 6. It was later recovered in West Unity. The container was taken to the police station and placed in evidence storage. The […]

Archbold Carp Festival Fun



Virgil L. Miller



Virgil L. Miller, 72, ofArchbold, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012, in his home, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 10, 1940, near Pettisville, the son of Charles and Bessie (Frey) Miller. He married Mary Ann Zook Miller of Honey Brook, Pa., on Aug. 15, 1964. He is survived by his wife, […]

A No-Win Scenario



The car chase that wound its way around western Fulton County for almost 40 minutes Tuesday night, July 17, seems almost comical… something right off the movie screen. But it was no laughing matter. After Fulton County sheriff deputies punctured the stolen car’s tires with spike strips, the driver continued on, driving on the bare metal of the rims. His […]

Zelma E. Rupp



Zelma E. Rupp, 88, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Woodview Health Care Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. Born inArchbold, Ohio, Zelma was the assistant manager of the Parkview Hospital Gift Shop for 10 years. She was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, and a longtime member of Forest Park United Methodist Church, where she served on the […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 24, 2002 School lunches will go up 25¢ across the board. Elementary lunches will cost $1.65; middle school, $1.85; high school, $1.95. Cheryl Storrer, a board member, said many families today are eating out several nights a week to deal with busy schedules, so youngsters are used to having many meal choices. At 11 years […]

Fun At The Archbold Carp Festival



Velma M. Schang



Velma M. Schang, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, July 22, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. She was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Archbold, the daughter of Harmon and Edna (Heater) Schroeder, and married Robert Schang on June 7, 1945. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, she was a homemaker, and […]


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