2014-07-09

Mayor Blasts Attorney Over Scooter Issue



As the image of Archbold received a black eye over Mark Miller’s mobility scooter, Jim Wyse, mayor, pointed the finger at Miller’s attorney. Miller is represented by Jan Stamm, Wauseon. History Archbold police had told Miller it was illegal to ride his new mobility scooter on the sidewalk, because it can hit top speeds of 18 miles per hour, which […]

The Scooter Crisis



Archbold has certainly taken its lumps over Mark Miller’s scooter. After a Toledo television station broadcast the news that Archbold police cited Miller, who can’t walk long distances, for riding his new “mobility scooter” on the sidewalk, the floodgates opened. The station’s Facebook page received over 460 comments; most ranged from criticism of the police to insulting the police and […]

Man Complains About Phone Messages



Richard Brandon Hill, 27, Archbold, filed a complaint of telephone harassment with Archbold police, Sunday, June 29. Hill told officers he was receiving unwanted phone messages. No threats were made, “but the RP (reporting person) does not wish to speak to the suspect until court documents are signed.” Police contacted the subject, and advised the person to contact an attorney.

New U.S. Citizens Overwhelmed By Kindness Of Area




Einstein Francis said when he first arrived in the United States, he felt overwhelmed by the kindness of the people of Archbold. Francis and his wife, Nisha, were born as citizens of the country of India. They have lived in Archbold for about 15 years. Following the annual naturalization ceremony at Sauder Village on Friday, July 4, they are now […]

Letter To The Editor



This letter is about the article in the July 2, 2014, Archbold Buckeye about the “illegal scooter.” It doesn’t make any sense that because Mark’s scooter can go over 8 mph that it would be illegal on the sidewalk when bicycles that are also capable of going over 8 mph are allowed on the sidewalks. Toward the end of the […]

Two Sentenced



Two persons were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, July 2: •Kayla A. Bates, 25, Bryan; pled guilty to possession of heroin; possessed heroin on or about March 11; sentenced to 15 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for time served; placed on one year of community control; ordered to pay cost of prosecution, attorney […]

Pettisville, Ridgeville Corners Residents Get Post Office Surveys

Futures Of Local Facilities In Doubt

Patrons of the Pettisville and Ridgeville Corners post offices have two chances to voice their opinions about the future of the local facilities. A survey from the United States Postal Service was put with their Monday mail, asking patrons to choose one of four options: •Keep the office open for business, but reduce the number of hours that window or […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Bob Hartman, Emergency Management Agency director of Fulton County, said he hopes to have Fulton County certified as weather-ready before next summer’s severe weather season. A photograph shows Arlan Beck, Sauder Village historic farmer, making repairs to an antique threshing machine. Another photo shows Jerry Boynton giving a drink of water to the […]

Brown Named Full-Time Officer



Archbold Village Council approved naming Jerry N. Brown a full-time Archbold police officer during its Monday night, July 7 meeting. Brown has been serving a one-year probation period since being moved from part-time to full-time probationary status in July of last year. He had been a parttime officer since October 2012. In other action, council approved two measures that first […]

Trees Removed



Pieces of tree trunks are all that remain of large trees on July 3 along the west side of Main Street in Pettisville, which is also Co. Rd. 19. Construction continues on the grant-funded sidewalk program in the unincorporated community. Several sections of new sidewalks are already in place.– photo by David Pugh


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