2012-11-21

Turbine Spins Both Ways, Says Consultant



The Archbold Area School District new wind turbine has been spinning, but it’s been going both ways. Aaron Godwin, the school district consultant working on the project, said there’s nothing to be alarmed about. If you face the turbine with the hub and blades pointing at you, it spins clockwise when it’s generating power. At other times, when the turbine […]

Woman Caught Dumping Trash



An Archbold police officer was able to locate a woman who illegally dumped trash, a police report states. Police received a report of a woman driving a dark-colored car dumping trash into a dumpster that belongs to an apartment complex. The officer was able to locate the suspect, who was told to remove her trash from the dumpster. As she […]

Dietrich, Parsley Named First Team All-District



Tyson Dietrich, a senior, and Lincoln Parsley, a junior, were named to the First Team-Offense in Division V in the Northwest District last week. A panel of sportswriters and broadcasters made the selections. Evan Wyse was named to the Second Team-Offense, and Levi Gerig was named Second Team-Defense. Zach Zimmerman, Tyson Lersch, and Jay Miller received honorable mentions.

Couple To Wed In Riviera Maya



Melissa Ballmer, Knoxville, Tenn., and Jason Harper, Knoxville, Tenn., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jackie and Kevin Meyers, Archbold, and David Ballmer, Edon. An Archbold High School graduate, she earned a bachelor’s degree in fashion design and product development in 2006 from the University of Cincinnati. For the past six years she was […]

Radiators Stolen



Sometime between about 2:30 and 2:55 am, Friday, Nov. 9, it is believed that five radiators were taken from Auto Thru Class 8 Trucks, an Archbold police report states. Missing are two copper and brass radiators for semi trucks valued at $200 each, and three aluminum radiators for cars valued at $100 for all three. Police are investigating.

NWOAL Football Honors Released



Tyson Dietrich, a wide receiver on the Archbold football team, was named First Team-Offense in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2012 football season. Earning First Team-Defense honors was Levi Gerig, a linebacker. Lincoln Parsley was named to the First Team-Specialists. Named to the Second Team-Offense were Evan Wyse, quarterback; Parsley, a wide receiver, and Zach Zimmerman, a tackle. […]

Archbold Stabilized During 2012, Mayor Wyse Reports



The Archbold economy stabilized and improved slightly during 2012, Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, told members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce. In his year-in-review speech during the Thursday, Nov. 1 AACC banquet, Wyse said as he reflected on 2012, he was reminded of the phrase, “no news is good news.” But there was news out of Archbold during 2012, […]

Crime Stopper



Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve several church break-ins. Churches broken into include Pettisville Missionary, Tedrow Mennonite, Tedrow United Methodist, East Chesterfield Christian, and North Dover United Methodist. Doors and windows were pried open to gain entrance. Informants call 800-255- 1122; informants eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000. Calls are confidential, anonymous.

2012-11-21 E-Edition

Final Vote Count Is November 21



The final, official count of ballots in the Nov. 6 General Election will be conducted by the Fulton County Board of Elections today, Wednesday. Kandice Lemley, assistant deputy director, said board members will meet to approve or reject provisional ballots cast on Election Day, plus absentee ballots cast that were postmarked by the day before the election and arrived at […]


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