AHS 2012 Homecoming Court

Above: Reigning over this year’s AHS Homecoming festivities, Friday, Sept. 28, were, from left: Rayne Kinsman, princess; Seth Yoder, king; Tressa Parsley, queen; Brennan Garrow, prince. At right: Other members of the Homecoming Court are, clockwise from top left: Bryce Tinsman, senior escort, and Kassidy Garrow, senior attendant; Peter Schoenhals, junior escort, and Marli Fryman, junior attendant; Zach Meyer, sophomore […]

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 21 11:09 am: A car, driven by Rita R. Bodenbender, 55, Cecil, was stopped in the parking lot of Marco’s Pizza. A car, driven by John Wright, 40, Wauseon, was backing and struck the Bodenbender auto. 1:59 pm: Report of juvenile locking self in bathroom stall, Archbold Elementary School. Stall unlocked, juvenile escorted out; youth refused to walk to […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years AgoWednesday, Oct. 2, 2002 The Lugbill Livestock steer sign was taken from the roof of the building before it was demolished. The sign has watched over Archbold since the 1950s and was donated to the Fulton County Fair Board. It will be restored by the Pettisville High School FFA and art department before being placed on permanent display. […]

Players Get Fired Up For Homecoming

Preliminary Info Shows Archbold, Pettisville Schools Are Excellent

The Archbold and Pettisville school districts will probably qualify as at least Excellent, based on information recently released by the Ohio Department of Education. ODE has not released school report cards for the 2011-12 school year, as it and the office of the Auditor of State investigate questions over school attendance figures. Some districts have allegedly been juggling attendance figures […]

Short Struck On Bicycle While Riding On Highway

Rex Short, 73, rural Archbold, was listed in good condition at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Monday, after he was struck while riding a bicycle, Sunday, Sept. 30. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states Short was riding a bicycle east on St. Rt. 2 about 5:15 pm. A pickup truck, driven by Ryan Mack, 32, Delta, attempted to […]

Blue Streak Boys Golf Advances To District

The Archbold boys golf team finished third at the Division II sectional tournament, Thursday, Sept. 27, at Detwiler Park Golf Course, Toledo. As one of the top three teams, the Streaks advance to the district tournament, tomorrow, Thursday, at Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Arlington. The top two teams and two individuals not on a qualifying team qualify for the state […]

Council Okays New Wastewater Plant Equipment

Archbold Village Council approved purchasing new equipment for the wastewater treatment plant without going through the usual bidding process at its Monday, Oct. 1 meeting. Dennis Howell, village administrator, said the equipment is specialized, and there is no way to put the project out for bids. State law allows the village to bypass the bidding process if only one contractor […]

Voter Registration Deadline Is Tuesday

Persons who wish to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election, which includes the race for U.S. president, must be registered to vote by Tuesday, Oct. 9. Kandice Lemley, Fulton County Board of Elections deputy director, said for persons who are not registered, forms are available at a number of locations including the board of elections office, public libraries, the […]

Man Charged With Domestic Violence

Archbold police arrested Corey D. Vannier, 25, 402 S. Defiance St., Apt. B, on a charge of domestic violence, Sunday, Sept. 23. Police were called to the apartment Vannier shares with Brittani J. Stanford, 24, at 8:44 am. Stanford told police an argument between herself and Vannier started about 8:30 am. During the argument, she said she was struck and […]