2013-10-09

Frey Is Citizen Of The Year



Robert “Bob” Frey, an auctioneer, real estate developer, and entrepreneur, is the 2013 Archbold Citizen of the Year. Information released by the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce said Frey has “made his mark on the Archbold community and the region, and has generously donated his time and talents to make Archbold a better place to live and work.” Frey was […]

Two Injured In Crash



Two persons were injured in a single-car crash that occurred on Co. Rd. L near the intersection of Co. Rd. 19 about 3:11 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 18. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states a car driven by Sheldon D. Maginn, 21, Fayette, with passenger Kendra Kae Maginn, 43, Fayette, was driving west on Co. Rd. L, when it went […]

Newspapers Are The Cornerstone Of Your Community



In 1897, Mark Twain, the famous American writer, said, “The report of my death was an exaggeration,” after newspaper accounts reported Twain as being either ill or dead. Today, newspapers often feel the same way, as pundits of the electronic wonderland known as the Internet have predicted the demise of newspapers for several years. Yet today, the Archbold Buckeye and […]

PHS Sweeps Second BBC Jamboree



The Pettisville boys and girls cross country teams swept the second Buckeye Border Conference Jamboree of the season, Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Hilltop. The final Jamboree is tomorrow, Thursday, at Stryker. Girls Pettisville 43, Stryker 58, Fayette 68, Edon 88, Hilltop 95, North Central 138 Pettisville’s Alexa Leppelmeier won her second straight Jamboree, finishing in 20 minutes, 38 seconds. Elizabeth […]

Chase Nears 100 MPH

Woman Faces Felony Charge After Fleeing Deputies

Kimberly K. Bridwell, 53, Walkerton, Ind., was being held on $50,000 cash bond at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio as of Sunday night, Oct. 6, following a Tuesday, Oct. 1 highspeed pursuit through much of Fulton County. The chase began in Delta, where the pickup Bridwell was driving was involved in a traffic accident. She fled the scene, heading […]

Public Meetings



Library Board Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville. Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, […]

Political Cartoon



Grime Wins Run For The Lights



Brian Grime, Archbold, won the five-kilometer Run for the Lights at the Archbold Carp Fest Fall Fest, Saturday, Sept. 28. Grime finished the course in 15 minutes, 36.7 seconds. Michael Volkman, Archbold, finished second in 18:38.4. Karen Killian, Bryan, was the first female to cross the finish line. She placed third overall in 18:52.6. Forty-eight runners competed. Walk Bill Phelps, […]

Murder Suspects Extradited



Two men suspected in the murder of two West Virginia women have been extradited to that state. Linda Shambarger, manager of offender programs at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, said the Harrison County, W.Va. Sheriff Department sent deputies to CCNO by car. The two suspects were turned over to the deputies. David Hughes, 58, who was arrested in Archbold, […]

Two Crashes Thursday



Archbold police have released two reports on vehicle mishaps that occurred in the village on Thursday, Oct. 3. There were no injuries in either crash. Brent L. Hoylman, 40, Pettisville, was cited for failure to yield after the pickup he was driving collided with a car driven by Sara C. Deken, 18, Continental, at 12:18 pm. The report states Hoylman […]


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