2013-12-18

Former Archbold Man Faces New Charge In W. Va.



David Hughes, 58, formerly of Archbold, has been arrested again by Lewis County, W.Va. authorities on a charge of conspiracy to commit robbery. Hughes was originally arrested at his home in the Fairlawn Apartments during the early morning hours of Thursday, Sept. 19 on a Lewis County warrant charging him with two counts each of robbery, kidnapping, and murder in […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Joseph A. Alvarez, Fayette, driving while license suspended, Harrison Lake State Park, $250, $93, 30 hours community service. Cory A. Vires, rural Fayette, speeding, 74-55, St. Rt. 66, $47, $88. Samantha L. Burk, […]

Jr. High Sports Digest



Pettisville 7th Grade Girls Basketball Pettisville def. Edon 41-8, Saturday, Dec. 7. Pettisville leading scorers: Anya Kauffman 12, Morgan Leppelmeier 11. Pettisville (6-0, 3-0 BBC) def. Stryker 33-21, Monday, Dec. 9. Pettisville leading scorer: Leppelmeier 19. —— Pettisville 8th Grade Girls Basketball Pettisville (6-0, 3-0 BBC) def. Stryker 41-18, Monday, Dec. 9. Pettisville leading scorers: Kyra Behnfeldt 17, Kamryn Hostetler […]

Letters to Santa

Mr. Bacik Grade 2, Archbold

Dear Santa, What’s your favorite kind of cookie? Can I please have a Xbox 36o. And a 20 dollar itunes card. My sister wants a pony. Can I have a kinde fire. Love, Brodie Bailey Dear Santa, Hi Santa, How is the raindeers.can I have one of your stufe Elf, and a elf on a shelf, and a iPod? Sincerely, […]

Second Grade Students Put On Show



The 93 members of the Archbold second grade class were on stage Thursday evening, Dec. 12, performing “Melton, the Warm-Hearted Snowman.” Melton’s kind deeds cause his warm heart to glow, which is a problem for a person made of snow. Above: Santa and Mrs. Claus, played by Brennan Garrow and Kaylen Behnfeldt, make an appearance. Right: Jett Baun in costume […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Crystal McFadden, Napoleon, plaintiff vs George McFadden, Metamora, defendant. Divorce. Brian Brown, Delta, plaintiff vs Tonya Brown, Delta, defendant. Divorce. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, address unknown, plaintiff vs David Wesolek, Jr, Buffalo, N.Y., defendant. Other civil. Cathleen Goetz, Swanton, plaintiff vs Tad Goetz, Whitehouse, defendant. Divorce. Citibank, Coppell, Texas, plaintiff vs Daniel McKeever, Archbold, defendant. […]

Goodbye, Pioneer Cabin



Ruihley Park, the community’s first park, has several major structures, including the Ruihley Park Pavilion, Scout Cabin, and Pioneer Cabin. Sometime next spring, the Pioneer Cabin will be demolished, with no plans to replace it. The decision makes good sense. The Pioneer Cabin generates little rental revenue; it’s in need of major repair that exceeds its worth; it’s outdated and […]

Black & White Ice Cream Brownie



Aluminum foil and parchment paper Your favorite brownie recipe, or 1 box (18.4 ounces) brownie mix 3 cups vanilla ice cream 3 cups chocolate ice cream Dulce de leche caramel (optional) Line a 13×9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, making sure to leave overhang on sides. Prepare brownie batter according to package; pour into prepared pan. Bake according to package […]

Archbold Schools To Receive More Than $200,000 From State Grant



The Archbold Area School District will receive about $200,000 from a state grant program, which will be used to provide more learning opportunities for students. Aaron Rex, superintendent, announced the grant program, Monday, Dec. 16, the day the State of Ohio controlling board approved releasing money for the grants. The grant program is called the Ohio Straight A Innovation Fund. […]

Men Sentenced



A man was sentenced Wednesday, Dec. 11, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Lucas Buck, 18, Swanton; pled guilty to attempted trafficking in a controlled substance analog; on July 4, attempted to sell K2, which is considered a controlled substance under Ohio law; placed on one year community control, fined $400 with $150 suspended; ordered to have no contact with […]


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