Castillo Inducted Into Owens’ Honor Society

Angela Castillo, Archbold, earned membership into the Alpha Omega Pi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for the spring semester at Owens Community College, Toledo. Owens’ chapter is one of the largest in Ohio. The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic excellence among two-year college students, provide opportunities for leadership training and an intellectual […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, Aug. 13, 8 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., […]

New Superintendent Brings Fresh Eye To Archbold

Joe Long was dressed casually Monday, the fourth day of his new job. Long, the interim superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, planned to go up on the roofs of all three school buildings and look them over. “Then go on down through, check out the systems, (plumbing, heating, etc.), and then look at the grounds,” he said. Part […]

County Gets Share Of Casino Revenue

Fulton County is receiving money from casinos operating in Ohio. But the amount will not offset the loss of state revenuesharing funds state officials are taking away from Fulton County, said Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator. Hall said when all the state cuts of money going to local governments go into effect, Fulton County will lose about $1 million in […]

Prisoner Who Walked Away From Job Found

Beth Gobrogge, administrative assistant at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, said Monday, Aug. 6, a prisoner who walked away from a job in Archbold has been found. Gobrogge said Joshua Weber, 19, Defiance, was taken into custody Monday morning at a residence in Defiance. Weber was working at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold; he was last seen 11:30 pm, Thursday, […]

2012-08-08 E-Edition

Fulton County Is Named Drought Disaster County

David Daniels, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, and Robert Latta, U.S. Congressman (R-Bowling Green), confirmed Monday that Fulton County has been declared a drought disaster county. Daniels, Latta, and Eric Richer, Fulton County Agricultural Extension Agent, took part of a tour of farms in eastern Fulton County and Defiance County on Monday, Aug. 6. Richer said they saw […]

Crime Stopper

Four motorcycles, with a total value of about $75,000, were reported stolen from the Fulton County Fairgrounds, Friday, July 20. The fairgrounds was hosting the Antique Motorcycle Club of America Show & Race when the thefts occurred. All of the motorcycles taken were Harley-Davidsons. Taken were two 2003 models, both silver and black, a blue 2004 model, and a black […]

Archbold Police Log

July 27 4:43 pm: Main Stop, driveoff. July 28 12:05 pm: A minivan, driven by Ellen E. Wells, 44, Wauseon, was traveling north on N. Defiance St., when a car, driven by Valentine U. Iroha, 42, 613 N. Defi ance St., was backing from a driveway. Iroha stopped in the center left-turn lane, then continued into the northbound lane. They […]

Stryker St. Gets New Surface